With a Thanksgiving feast at my in-laws’ house in mind, I’ve decided to provide a smorgasbord of thoughts on sports this week. While the focus is mainly on hoops, I will start with the Louisville Cardinals’ win over Notre Dame and what it meant to that football program.
I was a little taken aback by the hyperbole emanating from the Louisville media over this game.
The HCHS cheerleaders won the large school, all girls division of the 8th Region cheerleading competition held at Shelby County High School Saturday. They will compete at the state tournament, Dec. 13 in Lexington.
It’s time to look back at the highlights of the 2014 high school fall sports scene and determine the best moments for our local teams.
Peyton wins regional tournament
MacKenzie Peyton’s win in a playoff at the regional tournament may have been as impressive as her runner up finish at state last year. Peyton had to face two of the best players in the state in Madison Thomas of Shelby County and Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart at the regional tournament.
Thirty-two Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea the weekend of Sept. 19-21 to compete in the 4-H State Championships and came home with three individual state champions and seven team champions.
The 9-11 age group won first place in Bowhunter Archery with three first-time competitors. They also won the third place team award in Air Pistol. Carrie Booth, in her first year of competition, took second place in Target Archery with a near perfect score of 75 with 7 x’s.