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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats defeat Carroll

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    The Henry County Wildcats came into Friday nights contest with local rival Carroll County as a big favorite to take the win.

    But Carroll County stepped up their game a week after being hammered by Grant County and put up a strong fight against the bigger, more athletic Wildcats.

    When the halftime buzzer sounded, Henry County found themselves in a 7-7 dogfight with the Panthers.

  • Lady Cats come back

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    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team got their third win of the season Thursday night but it wasn’t easy. After going on top 2-1 at halftime the Lady Cats had to make a frenzied comeback late in the game after conceding two goals in the first four minutes of the second half.

    With four minutes to go in the game Henry County needed one goal to salvage a tie. They ended up getting three in the last 3:43 to win 5-3.

  • Cross Country Cats compete in...

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    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Champions Park in Louisville Saturday to compete in the St. Xavier Tiger Run.

    “This was a very big first meet for us,” Coach DeeDee New said. “I’m equally proud of my fourth grade runners as I am my varsity runner. We set our baseline times at this meet and we will work to improve ourselves and our team from here.”

    Results for Henry County runners in St. X Tiger Run:

    Middle School Girls 3k

    153 Jenna McIntosh 15:11.98

  • Wildcats soccer falls to Grant...

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    Slow starts are becoming a habit that Henry County boys soccer coach Adam Knust would like to break with his young team.

    The visiting Grant County Braves jumped on top of the Wildcats 4-0 19 minutes into their game Thursday night and the Wildcats, despite playing better in the second half, could not overcome the deficit.

  • EHS volleyball falls to Lady...

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on district rival Carroll County.

    The Warriors played two of their best sets of the season but lost 25-22, 25-22, 25-9.

  • Sports Briefs

    Henry County Little League meeting

    The Henry County Little League will have their annual meeting Sept. 29 at the 4-H building at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in helping with t-ball, baseball or softball in 2016 is asked to attend.

     

    Bengals defeat Raiders

    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV youth football team defeated the Trimble County Raiders 25-6 Saturday to move to 2-0.

  • Wildcats down Lincoln

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Stanford Friday night to open the 2015 high school football season against Class 5A Lincoln County and came away with a 28-21 victory.

    The Wildcats opened up a 28-7 lead to begin the third quarter, only to see the Patriots come back to within a touchdown before the quarter ended. But the Wildcats used stifling defense and ball control offense in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

  • Warriors trounce Trimble

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    What a difference a year makes.

    Last season the Trimble County Raiders mauled the Eminence Warriors 43-0. Friday night the Warriors returned the favor with a 52-12 victory on the Raiders’ home field in the season opener for both teams.

    Freshman Eli Montero ran for 190 yards on 12 carries and caught two passes for 61 yards to lead a potent Warrior attack.

  • Lady Cats soccer open with two...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season at home on Aug. 17 with a 5-1 victory over the Spencer County Lady Bears.

    Both teams got off to a slow start with Henry County dominating possession through the first 10 minutes but creating few chances.

    Spencer County began to grow into the game from about the 30-minute mark and scored the first goal at 20:46 on a header from a corner kick.

  • Wildcats soccer down Gallatin

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    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team opened the 2015 season with a pair of home games and came away with a 7-2 loss to Spencer county in the first game and a 4-2 win over district rival Gallatin County in the second game.

    The Wildcats suffered from a slow start against the Spencer County Bears in the season opener.

    The Bears scored their first goal with 30:42 left in the first half and went on to score three more goals in the next 11 minutes to take a commanding lead.