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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats rout Grant in season...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats closed out the regular season with a 17-1 road win over Grant County May 17.
    Kelsey Shepherd, Gracie Golden and Lizzie Young each had three hits to lead the Lady Cats’ 17-hit attack.
    The Lady Cats did most of the damage in the second and fifth innings. They scored five runs in the second and nine in the fifth to end the game early on the ten-run rule.
    Haley Peyton, Sydney Raisor and Jerika Randall had two hits each while Claire Young and Chaney New had one hit each.

  • Wildcats' bats go cold in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner May 15 to take on the Oldham County Colonels and fell 7-0.

    The game started as a pitcher’s duel between Henry County’s Blake Prather and Oldham’s Tyler Morrison with neither pitcher giving up a run through the first three innings.

    But Oldham County finally broke through in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Warriors drop three games

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 17 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and fell in six innings, 11-1.

    The Warriors got on the scoreboard in the top of the first. Cameron Mathis drew a walk with one out. After Marshall Metten flew out to center field, Trey Gregory doubled to put runners on second and third. Hunter Gnagie’s infield hit scored Mathis with the Warriors only run of the game.

    The Raiders responded with six runs in the bottom of the inning.

  • EHS falls to LCA, Walton

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Lexington May 15 to take on the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles and fell behind early.

    Lexington Christian loaded the bases in the bottom of the first inning before hitting a grand slam to make it 4-0 with one out. Two errors and a single allowed two more runs to score before the Warriors got out of the inning.

  • Whitaker to cheer for Cards

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    HCHS senior cheerleader Tori Whitaker has been selected to cheer for the University of Louisville cheerleading team next season. Whitaker was one of 80 hopefuls selected from a group of about 150 who tried out last weekend for the nationally renowned squad that has won multiple national championships.

    “I’m excited to have made the U of L team,” Whitaker said. “I was pretty nervous for tryouts. This has been a goal of mine since I was 9 years old and started cheering at GymTyme.”

  • Gray signs with Spalding

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    Henry County High School senior Tyler Gray signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Spalding University next season in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School library May 16.

    Gray was the point guard for the last two years for the HCHS basketball team.

  • Sports Briefs

    Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

    Boys and girls ages 6 to 13 are invited to the Future Wildcat Soccer Camp to be held June 12 through 15 at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers should bring water, tennis shoes or soccer cleats, shin guards, a ball and lunch for the day.

    The camp will provide a fun, competitive environment in which kids will participate in soccer specific drills and games. Chilrden will benefit from close instruction from the HCHS coaching staff and current Lady Cat soccer team.

  • EHS softball wins three in a row

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Waggener May 8 on senior day and gave their only senior, Feven Kruer, a 19-4 going away gift.

    Emilie Ethington and Audrey Wilkerson led the hitting attack with two hits each. Kruer scored three runs while Ethington had four RBIs.

    Camille Scott pitched two innings and gave up three unearned runs while Alexis Shields pitched one inning and gave up one earned run. They both struck out three batters.

  • Lady Cats win four of five

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    The Henry County Lady Cats improved their record to 20-6 last week while winning four of five games despite falling behind early in each game.

    The week started with a home game against Lloyd Memorial. The Lady Cats gave up three to the Lady Juggernauts in the top of the first and were held scoreless in their half of the inning.

    But the Lady Cats got the offense going in the second when they scored eight runs. They added five more in the third inning to lead 13-3.

  • Wildcats fall to Collins

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Collins May 8 and had their six-game winning streak halted by the Titans.

    Henry County had the bases loaded in the first but failed to push a run across.

    After a scoreless first inning, the Titans got on the scoreboard in the top of the second with two runs.