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Today's News

  • Cats claw wins over Bears, Panthers

    After two straight defeats last week, the Henry County Wildcats bounced back Saturday with what head coach Coach Zak Yates termed the best performance of the year.

    The Cats got on the scoreboard in the first inning when starting pitcher Aaron McClish drilled a two-out, solo home run.

    Spencer County came back with a solo home run of their own in the second inning to tie.

    Henry County then scored four runs in the third inning to take a 5-1 lead.

  • Lady Cats split in Cap City Classic

    In a loaded week, the Henry County Lady Cats lost to district foe Carroll County, and split four games in the Capital City Classic in Frankfort.

    HCHS 11-Ursula 6

    In the opening game of the tournament, the Cats beat Ohio’s St. Ursula Academy after falling behind 2-0 in the first inning. The Cats managed only one hit, a single by Paige DeBurger in the top of the first.

    St. Ursula came back in the bottom of the inning to score two runs on two hits and two errors.

  • Warriors get All A Win

     

    The Eminence Warriors reached a milestone last week, defeating the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first round of the All A Classic, 14-4.

    According to coach Bill Covington, it was the first All A tournament game win in recent memory.

    The Warriors’ bats were hot in this game, pounding out 16 hits.

    Savannah Mertz led the way with five hits and six RBIs. Kelsie Craigmyle also swung a hot bat with three hits and four RBIs. Leadoff hitter Serena Doktor reached base four times and scored all four times.

  • Baseball Warriors fall to Gallatin, Owen

    The EHS Warriors hosted the Owen Co. Rebels in the opening round of the All A Classic tournament Friday, but lost 14-0.

    The Rebels opened the scoring in the first with two runs on a walk, a double and two passed balls.

    Austin Jones led off the bottom of the inning with a single and a stolen base but his teammates could not advance him.

    Owen County scored five runs in the second on five hits and a hit batter.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Travis Bell

    Travis is a sophomore on the Warriors’ baseball and football teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Fish and hang out.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Eminence youth group. I go on mission trips. I went on a mission trip to Haiti to help rebuild. Passport in Louisville to help families, cleaning up and rebuilding homes.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Latin Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Whitney Raisor

    Whitney is a senior on the Lady Cats’ softball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Fishing, camping and hunting.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Cropper Baptist Youth Leader.

     

    How about school clubs?

    FFA and Outdoors Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    P.E.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Country/George Strait.

     

  • Wildcat Track Teams Wins Carroll Co. Invitational

    After having their own meet cancelled by bad weather, the Henry County track team went to the Carroll County Invitational and came away with first place finishes in the girls and boys competitions.

    The girls’ team won a squeaker over Owen County with 58 points to the Lady Rebels’ 56 points. Bellevue was third with 46 points and Carroll County finished fourth with 17 points.

    The boys finished with 65 points, Owen County was second with 58 points, while Bellevue finished with 18 points and Carroll County finished with 11 points.

  • 4-H Shooting Club hosts meet

    The Henry County sharpshooters held a region-wide competition on Saturday at the Steel Tech shooting range outside of Eminence. The shooting competition included rifle, shot gun, pistol and archery divisions.

    John David Yount, a coach and volunteer for the group, marveled at how the Henry County shooting team had grown.

    “We had five kids when we started,” he said. “We had to take them everywhere. They couldn’t miss a competition because you need five to score. Now look at all these kids out here.”

  • Sports Briefs-Cheerleaders named to All-State Team

    Cornerstone Christian Church cheerleaders Kelley Berry, left, and Callie Rose were named to the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association All-State Team after the state competition. Berry is the daughter of Ed and Tish Berry, and Callie is the daughter of Ginger Gault and Chris Rose.

  • Sports Brief-Middle School Soccer Underway

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    The Henry County Middle School boys’ soccer team played Carroll County on April 8.

    In the first half Carroll County took a 1-0 lead, then Aneszko tied the game. Carroll scored again to lead 2-1 at the half.

    In the second half Carroll added another goal to make it 3-1 before Devon Shaw scored to bring it to 3-2.

    Henry County had several shots on goal but could not get another goal.