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Today's News

  • Freshman goes to the wall against Owen

    The Henry County Lady Cats needed a big catch from freshman left fielder Shelby Ray to hold on to a victory over host Owen County in a district seeding game last week.

    They got it.

    Owen County trailed 9-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh, but rallied for four runs and had the bases loaded with two outs when Ray snagged a deep hit that was destined to be a walk-off home run for the Lady Rebels.

    Coach Jon Kasten described the final tense moments:

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Morgan Smith

    Morgan is a senior on the Warriors’ softball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    I like to read and play softball recreationally.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    I work at Dairy Queen.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club and Voice Team.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I really like everything/Boyce Avenue.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Austin Armstrong

    Austin is a senior on the Wildcats’ track team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing other sports, hanging with friends and fishing and hunting.

    What about non-school activities?

    I help with youth baseball when I can. I am in the Love-a-Child mentoring program and I help at elementary track meets.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I like rap and some country/ I just listen to them all.

  • Henry County Middle School soccer under way

    Submitted

    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 D.J. 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.

    With seven minutes remaining, Carroll scored the final goal to end the game 4-2. Defensive leaders were Luke Yantz and Jeff Cox.

  • Sports Brief-Elementary track meets cancelled

    Due to scheduling conflicts all Henry County elementary track meets have been cancelled for this year. The Henry County track team hopes to resume the elementary track meets next season.

  • Magness signs with Thomas More

    Henry County linebacker Nick Magness will join his brother Luke and former teammates Cody Hinkle and Eric Butler at Thomas More College.

    The senior signed his letter of intent last week.

    Magness saw the atmosphere surrounding the team as a big reason for selecting the school in northern Kentucky.

    “I like the atmosphere a lot,” he said. “I like how excited the coaches get when you make good plays. I like how close the coaches are to the players and how the coaches join in with the players when the players are doing something.”

  • Warriors fall to Rebels

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen Co. to take on the Rebels in a district seeding game and came away with a 16-1 loss.

    The Rebels managed just two runs in the first inning off starting pitcher Trevor Payton who struck out five in two innings.

    But the Warriors were undone by defensive mistakes and timely hitting by the Rebels, who scored seven runs in the third and seven more in the fourth inning.

  • Track Cats compete at home, at St. X

    The HCHS track team competed in two meets last week. On Tuesday they hosted an All Comers meet that was shortened due to bad weather. On Saturday they traveled to St. X to participate in the Brother Borgia/Coach Cooper Invitational Meet.

    In the St. X meet, which has several top teams from around the state the Cats had two competitors score.

    Eddie Jones placed second in the pole vault with a vault of 10-6. Patrick Cravens set a personal record in the discus to finish fifth with a throw of 112-11.

  • Mustangs win Louisville tournament

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    The Mustangs, coached by Randy Berry, started their baseball season on St. Patrick’s day weekend. The Mustangs went undefeated and finished in first place to win their first tournament of the year in Louisville.

    The leading pitcher was Seth Hicks and the leading hitter was Jaydon Berry who batted .600 for the tournament.

  • Henry County Sharpshooters compete at Brewer Invitational

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    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters YHEC Team had a strong showing in the Brewer Invitational at Mercer Gun Club on Saturday, April 20.  Colt McGuire was the high overall Junior and Jordan Campbell was the high overall Senior.  The Senior team swept their division, winning every event.