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Today's Sports

  • Former Lady Cats have fun, help...

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County High School softball program held an alumni game as a fundraiser Saturday with 16 former Lady Cats participating. The home team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the game 11-10. More importantly, everyone had a great time and nobody got hurt.

    HCHS Coach Zack Mings said that plans are in the works to hold the game again next year and possibly make it a Warrior-Lady Cats alumni game.

    He hopes that with more notice, the game will grow next year.

  • Wildlife can be hazardous to...

     This has been a good year for me in my never-ending quest to fight off old age through aerobic exercise. Thanks to my wife, I have logged more miles this year cycling than any year since I retired from teaching and took up the pen as an occupation.

  • Hadden and Klempner are busy on...

     By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rising Henry County High School sophomores Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are staying busy this summer honing their games for the upcoming high school golf season.

    Hadden has played in multiple events on the Hurricane Junior Golf tour as well as a handful of other tournaments.

  • Henry County Country Club Member...

    Chuck Miller and Alex Hadden finished first in the first fight and Brad Gross and Ricky Simmons finished second.

    In the second flight, Anthony Parrish and Todd Holsclaw finished first and Barry James and Robert Jones finished second.

    The shootout winners were Parrish and Holsclaw with Gross and Simmons finishing second.

  • Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

     The Henry County High School girls soccer team hosted the Future Wildcat soccer camp last week for boys and girls ages 6 to 13.

  • Sports Briefs

     Eminence Elementary Cheerleading

    Eminence Elementary School girls in kindergarten through fifth grade that are interested in cheerleading for the youth football season should contact Candice Beverly at (502) 232-2904 for more information.

    Submissions wanted

    The “Local” sports staff is looking for submissions of summer sporting events. Contact Greg Woods at 845-2858 or email submissions to sports@hclocal.com.

  • Sharpshooters dominate home event

      Submitted

    The Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Saturday, with 75 competitors from 10 counties vying for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap and sporting clays.

    Henry County won the majority of the medals in most of the events, with the 15 to18 Air Pistol team sweeping the top three spots in the class. 

  • EHS taps Mays to coach hoops

     sports@hclocal.com

    Jason Mays, a former assistant and head coach at the college level, has been named as the new boys basketball coach at Eminence High School.

    Mays, a Georgetown native, graduated from Scott County High School in 1994. He attended Georgetown College and graduated from there in 1999.

    He wife, Lori Beth, is an elementary school principal in the Scott County school system. They have two children, Jayse, 10, and Raegen, 6.

  • Sweeney to lead EHS volleyball

     sports@hclocal.com

    A familiar face will take over as the new Eminence High School volleyball coach. Ed Sweeney, who has coached the Eminence middle school volleyball team since its inception in 2013, will make the move to high school this year.

    Sweeney works as an Enterprise Project Manager for ServiceMax, a General Electric Digital Company. He and his wife Michelle, an Eminence native, live in Eminence and have two daughters, Madison, a rising sophomore, and Megan, a rising seventh-grader, who attend EIS schools.

  • Renovation and addition to WAC...

     sports@hclocal.com

    Renovations and additions to the Eminence Independent Schools’ Warrior Activity Center are nearing completion. The WAC will now have locker room facilities for outdoor sports teams as well as a new heating and air conditioning system. The renovations and additions are part of the larger building upgrade the school has undergone this year, including the EdHub.