http://www.hclocal.com/sports/rss.xml en 2014-15 Basketball Season Review http://www.hclocal.com/content/2014-15-basketball-season-review <p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The 2014-15 basketball season is in the history books and it was a mixed bag of highs and lows for local teams.</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Winter storm delays tournament http://www.hclocal.com/content/winter-storm-delays-tournament <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/snowpile2.jpg" alt="Piles of snow ringed the front parking lot of Henry County High School Friday as Henry County Public Schools Transportation Department staff and Henry County High School custodians and staff worked feverishly to prepare for the first round of the 8th Region basketball tournament." title="Piles of snow ringed the front parking lot of Henry County High School Friday as Henry County Public Schools Transportation Department staff and Henry County High School custodians and staff worked feverishly to prepare for the first round of the 8th Region basketball tournament." align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Remember January? Very little snow, mild temperatures? Ring a bell?</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">By the end of that month we were beginning to think that predictions of a bad winter were way off. And then February and early March happened.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Does anyone remember the last time an entire week of basketball was cancelled across most of the state? It happened the week before the district tournament.</span></p> Henry Hoopla http://www.hclocal.com/content/henry-hoopla-4 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">It is time for our annual Henry Hoopla NCAA basketball bracket contest. This year we are going digital, which gives our players the ability to go online and enter their picks directly.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">But fear not, if you wish to make your picks on paper, we will still have brackets available in the paper and you can still pick up a bracket at our office.</span></p> Sports Brief, March 11, 2015 http://www.hclocal.com/content/sports-brief-march-11-2015 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a spring basketball camp beginning Saturday, April 25 and ending Saturday, May 16, for a total of four Saturdays.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">The camp will be led by former and current Cornerstone Christian Academy Basketball Coaches Chris Armstrong and Jason Bradshaw. There will also be current college coaches each week as guest and other special guests.&nbsp;</span></p> Warriors walk off with first win http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-walk-first-win <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_bball_v_whs1.jpg" alt="First baseman Trey Gregory lunges to tag out the Williamstown base runner in the Warriors’ 5-1 loss to the Demons in the All A Classic." title="First baseman Trey Gregory lunges to tag out the Williamstown base runner in the Warriors’ 5-1 loss to the Demons in the All A Classic." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors started last week with a game at home against Paris on April 13. The game was suspended after three and one-third innings due to rain and will be finished when the Warriors go to Paris on May 7. The Warriors trailed 7-1 when play was stopped.</p> <p> <strong>Williamstown 5 EHS 1</strong></p> <p> The Warriors hosted Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic regional tournament Friday night.</p> Johnson, Cravens lead Track Cats http://www.hclocal.com/content/johnson-cravens-lead-track-cats <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats&rsquo; track team traveled to Oldham County April 14 for the Oldham County all-comers meet that saw the Wildcats come away with two individual wins and several other strong results.</p> <p> Cameron Johnson won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 7.5 inches and Patrick Cravens won the shot put with a distance of 41feet, 9 inches, which was a personal record. Cravens finished second in the discus with a throw of 106 feet, four inches.</p> <p> Coach Zack Mings was happy with what he saw from his team in tough conditions.</p> Lady Cats down Gallatin, S.O. http://www.hclocal.com/content/lady-cats-down-gallatin-so <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_sball_v_gchs1.jpg" alt="Savannah Mertz races off second base on her way to scoring a run in HCHS’ win over Gallatin County. Mertz has five homers." title="Savannah Mertz races off second base on her way to scoring a run in HCHS’ win over Gallatin County. Mertz has five homers." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 10-5 April 14 to sweep the season series against their district rival.</p> <p> Gallatin County fared better against Henry County than in the first game when the Lady Cats won 16-1, but the Lady Cats&rsquo; offensive firepower was still too much to overcome.</p> <p> When the game began, it looked like it would be another rout as Henry County scored five runs in the first inning.</p> EHS falls to Gallatin, Trimble http://www.hclocal.com/content/ehs-falls-gallatin-trimble <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_sball_v_tchs4.jpg" alt="Marissa Puckett swings at a pitch in the Warriors’ 10-0 loss to Trimble County in the All A Classic. Puckett had two hits in the game." title="Marissa Puckett swings at a pitch in the Warriors’ 10-0 loss to Trimble County in the All A Classic. Puckett had two hits in the game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors&rsquo; softball team traveled to Gallatin County on April 15 and fell to the Lady Wildcats by eight runs but continued to show improvement on defense.</p> <p> &ldquo;We played reasonably well,&rdquo; Coach Jerry Martin said. &ldquo;Our defense was pretty solid for the most part but we had a couple of errors and misplayed balls that cost us six runs. Without those it would have been a two-run game.</p>