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Today's News

  • Lady Cats win first title

    The Henry County Lady Cats brought home the team’s first district championship last week in thrilling fashion, defeating the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on penalty kicks in the finals.

    The game started with neither team getting a clear advantage in play as both teams cut off attacks midfield before they could develop.

    Rachel Vegh had a shot on goal from long range stopped by the goal keeper early and Sophie Hughes made an easy save for the Cats a minute later.

  • Cats fall to Central 21-0

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Central High School Yellowjackets.

    The Cats played tough defense most of the night but fell victim to a handful of big plays and lost 21-0.

    Central’s first score came with 5:23 left in the first half on a 2-yard-run, which was set up by a long pass into the red zone on an earlier play. The extra-point kick made it 7-0.

    Three minutes later, the Yellowjackets struck again via the long ball when they hit for a 50-yard touchdown pass with 2:23 left in the opening period.

  • Wounded Warriors lose to Paris

    For the third straight game, the Eminence Warriors opened with a scoring drive.

    It was a promising start against the Paris Greyhounds, but injuries plagued the Warriors in the game, and they fell

    The score came on a 65-yard-run by Shelby Armstrong the Warriors’ dual-purpose running back/linebacker who came into the game averaging well over 100 rushing yards per game.

  • Rain-soaked Runners set Records at Renaissance Run

    The Henry County cross country team held their third annual Renaissance Run Saturday on a cold rainy morning on which several local athletes finish with personal records.

    For the first time in this event, all three Henry County elementary schools were represented.

    In the girls’ elementary race, the top finisher from Henry County was Bridgett Keeling of New Castle, who finished third in 13:10 on the 3k course. Ella White, also of New Castle, was 5th in 14:06. Jenna McIntosh and Elliot Raymer, both of New Castle, finished ninth and 10th, respectively.

  • Warriors rip Lady Demons

    The Eminence Warriors’ volleyball team made the long trip to Williamstown for their final volleyball game of the regular season and came away with a 25-5, 25-11 win over the Lady Demons.

    Coach Stephanie Barrows was pleased with the focus her team showed throughout the match, but especially in game one.

    “We played really well,” Barrows said. “In game one it was the best we’ve done at focusing the whole game. We looked at it as practice for district and the kids did a good job of staying focused.

  • Sports Brief- Henry County Youth Basketball sign-ups

    Henry County Youth Basketball sign-ups will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday Oct. 26, and Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Henry County High School gym. Students in kindergarten through 6th grade are eligible. For more information contact William Peyton at 502-321-7776.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Tyler Roby

    Tyler is a senior on the Warriors’ football team.

    Parents Ernest and Valentina Roby.

    What do you do for fun?

    Be with my family.

    How about school clubs?

    None.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Chemistry, because you learn a lot of different things. You get to have a lot of fun and learn at the same time.

    Favorite TV shows:

    I don’t watch a lot of TV. I’m more of an outside person.

    Favorite Movie:

    Freddie vs. Jason.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Victoria Marcum

    Victoria is a junior on the Wildcats’ volleyball team.
    Parents Manda Burnett and Mike Everidge.
    What do you do for fun?
    Hang out with my friends.
    How about school clubs?
    FBLA and pep club.
    Favorite school subject and why:
    History, because I like to learn about the past and why events in the past happened.
    Favorite TV shows:
    Adventure Time and Sponge Bob and I like to watch the History Channel.
    Favorite Movie:
    The Notebook.
    Favorite music style/artist:
    Classic Rock/CCR.

  • Coach's Corner-Ricky Drawbaugh

    Basic bio

    Age 33

    Birthplace

    Louisville, grew up in Shelbyville

    High School

    Shelby County High School

    College

    U of L

    Teaching position

    Math teacher at HCMS.

    Coaching background

    Started coaching in 2005, coached 4 years, took 2 off, been back 3 years.

    Husband/Wife/Children

    Wife Jessi, 2 daughters, Sophie and Olivia, 1 son Dathan.

     

    Outside interests (Hobbies, community service, church activities, etc.):

  • Lady Cats whip Demons; Fall to Franklin County

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Williamstown in their last regular season match on Oct. 16 and came away with a convincing 25-18, 25-15 victory.

    It was fitting that on senior night, coach Katie Ruff singled out her only senior Kim Barmore for her play.

    Kim definitely had her best match of the season,” Ruff said, “She was making good passes and using good judgment on when to hit. She had an all-around good match.”

    The Lady Cats and Lady Demons traded points early in the game as both teams struggled to find some consistency.