http://www.hclocal.com/sports/rss.xml en Warriors rout Raiders in seasson debut http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-rout-raiders-seasson-debut <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_fball_v_tc2_0.jpg" alt="Eli Armstrong drags a defender forward during EHS’ 36-0 win over Trimble County Friday night." title="Eli Armstrong drags a defender forward during EHS’ 36-0 win over Trimble County Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors&rsquo; football team didn&rsquo;t take long to get new coach Tye Lawson&rsquo;s tenure off to a good start as they scored on their first possession of the game against Trimble County and went on to win 36-0.</p> <p> The Warriors held Trimble County on the first possession of the game and took over on downs at their own 40-yard line.</p> <p> Cameron Capps took the first hand off of the season and ran for 14 yards up the middle to set the tone for the rest of the game.</p> Wildcats defeat Carroll http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-defeat-carroll-0 <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_golf_v_spencer2.jpg" alt="Will Peyton chips on the green on the fourth during the Wildcats&#039; match with Spencer County." title="Will Peyton chips on the green on the fourth during the Wildcats&#039; match with Spencer County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to take on Carroll County Aug. 16 and came away with a 168-185 win. Alex Hadden led the way with a 38 followed by Isaac Klempner with a 40. Luke Kent and Will Peyton both shot 45.</p> <p> &ldquo;I was happy with our play against Carroll,&rdquo; HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. &ldquo;The play was a lot slower than we are used to and I thought our kids handled it great. We were able to get a good win over an NCKC team. Considering it was an away match, our kids put up decent scores.</p> Cougars blank Wildcats http://www.hclocal.com/content/cougars-blank-wildcats <p> By Greg Woods</p> <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> According to HCHS football Coach Jason Spencer, the Wildcats&rsquo; 14-0 loss to Bullitt Central in the Lincoln County High School Death Valley Bowl was about squandered opportunities.</p> <p> The Wildcats took their opening possession all the way to the Cougars&rsquo; 15-yard line but could not manage to get those last 15 yards to score early and put the pressure on Bullitt Central.</p> EHS volleyball trounces Evangel in opener http://www.hclocal.com/content/ehs-volleyball-trounces-evangel-opener <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_vball_v_tc3.jpg" alt="Alexia Casillas passes the ball over her head in the Warriors’ 25-14, 25-16 loss to the Trimble County Lady Raiders." title="Alexia Casillas passes the ball over her head in the Warriors’ 25-14, 25-16 loss to the Trimble County Lady Raiders." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The EHS volleyball team started the 2016 season with four games in four nights and came away with a lone victory over an overmatched Evangel Aug. 15. The Warriors took control of the game early against the Lady Eagles and went on to win 25-5, 25-5.</p> <p> &ldquo;We just went down there and took care of business,&rdquo; EHS Coach Savannah Bramblett said. &ldquo;It was a good way to start the season.&rsquo;</p> <p> Trimble Co. 2 EHS 0</p> <p> The Warriors hosted Trimble County the following night and fell 25-14, 25-16.</p> Wildcats fall to Spencer, Beechwood http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-fall-spencer-beechwood <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_soc_v_bhs6.jpg" alt="Noah Mancuso gathers in the ball as a Beechwood player attempts to head it in Henry County’s 8-5 loss to the Tigers Thursday night. Mancuso had several tough saves in the high scoring game." title="Noah Mancuso gathers in the ball as a Beechwood player attempts to head it in Henry County’s 8-5 loss to the Tigers Thursday night. Mancuso had several tough saves in the high scoring game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Taylorsville Aug. 16 to open their 2016 campaign and fell to the Bears 8-2.</p> <p> Spencer County scored early in the first half but DJ Aneszko answered quickly with a goal from outside the 18-yard box to even the score.</p> <p> Spencer County controlled possession for most of the rest of the first half as the Wildcats struggled to put together an attack.</p> Sports Brief-Bengals defeat Chiefs http://www.hclocal.com/content/sports-brief-bengals-defeat-chiefs <p> submitted</p> <p> The Campbellsburg Bengals youth football teams won their opening games against the New Castle Chiefs Saturday.</p> <p> In the varsity game, the Bengals blanked the Chiefs 22-0. Tate Sturgeon, Luke Lyons and Nathan Corum score touchdowns for the Chiefs and Jordan King caught two extra point conversions.</p> HCHS volleyball drops two matches http://www.hclocal.com/content/hchs-volleyball-drops-two-matches <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season at home Aug. 16 against Collins and fell to the taller and more experienced Lady Titans in two sets, 25-10, 25-11.</p> <p> Collins got out to a 7-1 lead and continued to build on that lead early as they had several kills against the smaller Lady Cats.</p> HCHS Lady Cats golfers fall to Owen http://www.hclocal.com/content/hchs-lady-cats-golfers-fall-owen <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cat golf team traveled to Wheatley Aug. 17 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels and fell 174-204.</p> <p> Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 40. Nikki Perkinson shot 43, Bayleigh Boyer shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 76.</p> <p> Coach April Berry thinks the team is still looking to put it all together.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was a fair performance,&rdquo; Berry said. &ldquo;We are having some breakout moments individually, but really struggling to put together a solid team performance.</p>