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Today's Sports

  • 2014-15 Basketball Season Review

    The 2014-15 basketball season is in the history books and it was a mixed bag of highs and lows for local teams. 

  • Winter storm delays tournament

    Remember January? Very little snow, mild temperatures? Ring a bell? 

    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.

    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.

  • Henry Hoopla

    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.

    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.

  • Sports Brief, March 11, 2015

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a spring basketball camp beginning Saturday, April 25 and ending Saturday, May 16, for a total of four Saturdays. 

    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. 

  • Wildcats win 3 of 4 in opening...

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their season off to a bright start when they traveled to Frankfort March 16 and defeated the Frankfort High School Panthers 4-0.

  • Lady Cats come out slugging in...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season at home against the Williamstown Lady Demons March 17 by slugging 11 hits, including two home runs, four triples and a double on their way to a 19-3 win.

    Savannah Mertz, a transfer from Eminence, hit a 3-run homer on her first swing as a Lady Cat in the bottom of the first to put the Lady Cats up 5-1. Shelby Ray added another 3-run home run in the second inning to make the score 9-1. The Lady Cats eventually scored seven more runs in the inning to lead 16-1 going into the third inning.

  • HC track opens at CAL

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    The Henry County High School Track team traveled to Louisville Saturday to compete in the Harry Greschel Invitational at Christian Academy of Louisville.

    Junior Cameron Johnson led the boys’ team with a fourth place finish in the triple jump. Johnson’s best leap was 40 feet, 1 inch. Johnson also set a personal record in the long jump of 19 feet, .5 inches and finished ninth.

    Patrick Cravens scored in the shot put, placing ninth with a distance of 39 feet, 10.5 inches and in the discus with a throw of 114 feet, 5 inches.

  • EHS softball lose first two

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team opened the season in Bardstown against the Bethlehem Banshees on March 16 and fell 15-0 in three innings.

    Coach Jerry Martin has an even younger team than last year with only one senior on the roster.

    Serena Dockter has moved from first base to the pitcher mound for the Warriors this year.

  • Big Blue worry wart

    It’s every Kentucky hoops fan’s favorite time of the year. March Madness is kicking into high gear and with the Big Blue Nation waiting anxiously for their favorite team to make history, the stakes are higher than ever.

  • Whaley signs with Transy

    Henry County Lady Cats’ softball player Olivia Whaley announced her intention to play softball at Transylvania University in a signing ceremony held in the Henry County High School library Thursday afternoon.

    Whaley, a second baseman, had already decided to attend Transylvania for academic reasons but after going to their spring softball camp, committed to play for the Pioneers.