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Today's News

  • Warriors trounce Trimble County, 90-49

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors sustained a 94-69 loss to open the season at district-rival Gallatin County Nov. 28, but bounced back Saturday to defeat Trimble County 90-49 in their home opener.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 17-7 lead against Gallatin County before the Wildcats came storming back to lead 22-18 at the end of the opening period. The Wildcats’ momentum continued into the second period when they outscored the Warriors 32-19 in the fast-paced, press and run game.

  • Injury bug plagues Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season with two returning starters, Savannah Medley and Maddie Hensley, sidelined by knee injuries and by the end of their second game had lost another returning starter to a possible knee injury.

    The Lady Cats opened at Kentucky Country Day Nov. 28 and lost to the Bearcats 44-38.

    Henry County opened the game well and took a 14-5 lead into the second quarter.

  • EHS girls fall to Owen, Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team opened the season with a home game against the Owen County Lady Rebels Nov. 28. The much taller Lady Rebels used their inside game to defeat the Warriors 63-38. The twin towers of Abby Clifton and Molly Gamble combined to score 40 of the Lady Rebels’ 63 points.

    The Warriors played the Lady Rebels evenly to open the game and were tied at 6-6 before Owen County went on a 10-0 run to lead 16-6 at the end of the first period.

  • Wildcats survive Wolverines' comeback

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Frankfort Friday to take on Western Hills and came away with a 63-61 win.

    The Wildcats built a 15 point lead in the third quarter before Western Hills came all the way back to tie it in the final period.

    Western Hills tied the score with 1:07 left in the game on a 3-pointer.

    Zach Hinkel answered with a drive to the basket that resulted in a 3-point play to restore the Wildcats’ lead.

  • HCHS cheerleaders win region

    The Henry County High school cheerleading team won the Eighth Region all-girl, large team division at the Eighth Region Cheer competition at Anderson County Saturday. The squad will move on to the state competition at the All-Tech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this Saturday. They will compete at 12:50 p.m.

  • College game features four ex-Cats

    Submitted

    The Henry County boys basketball team traveled to Lexington on Wednesday for a game. Only this time they weren’t playing. Instead the team went to support four of their alumni that were playing. Derek Jeffries and Jackson Jeffries play for Transylvania University and Austin Young and Gavin Jameson play for Thomas More College.

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  • Sports Brief-Wildcat football all-stars

    Three Henry County Wildcat football players have been selected to play in area all-star games.
    Cameron Paynter and Clay Wilson were selected to play for the Louisville Area East team in the East vs. West All-Star game in Louisville on Dec. 4th.
    Trevyn Spencer has been selected to the Best of the Bluegrass Louisville All-Star game at St Xavier High School Dec. 11th.
     

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  • Lucas takes over at Henry EMS

    Being from a family with a long history of volunteering and working with fire and emergency medical services, the new director of Henry County EMS says she was born with the desire to help others.
    Paige Lucas’ father Ronnie had long talks with her after his 24-hour shifts for Shelby County EMS and drove her around in a fire truck when she was a child.
    Her uncle Gary, as the Eminence Fire Department chief, trained her as a firefighter and didn’t take it easy on her. Her uncle Steve now serves as the chief of the city fire department.