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Today's Sports

  • Warriors edge Gallatin,...

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    The Eminence Warriors had a good week last week with wins over two teams that had beaten them previously and a 114-point outburst against Evangel.

    The biggest win of the bunch was a home district win over Gallatin County who had defeated the Warriors by 25 points in the first game of the season.

    EHS 70 Gallatin 66

    Gallatin County came into the game at Eminence with an unblemished district record and that 25-point win over the Warriors in hand.

  • Wildcats pound Panthers, squeak...

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    The Henry County Wildcats picked up their second win of the season over the Carroll County Panthers Jan. 3. They pulled out to a 20-point lead late in the fourth period before emptying their bench and seeing the Panthers make a late push to close within 10 points at 62-52.

    The Panthers got off to a good start, taking a 5-0 lead in the first minute of the game. But Henry County answered with a Zach Hinkel basket inside and a 3-pointer from Devin McIntosh to tie it at 5-5.

  • EHS girls drop two games

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Wednesday night to play the Lady Demons and came out on fire.

    The Warriors hit four 3-pointers in the first period and led 20-9 going into the second period. Faithe Axline had two 3-pointers and a two-pointer to lead the Warriors’ opening onslaught.

    Eminence continued to score at a fast pace in the second quarter but Williamstown began to heat up as well. Eminence outscored the Lady Demons 15-14 in the second period to lead 35-23 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Carroll, 50-40

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    The Henry County Lady Cats made a better showing than in their first encounter when they hosted Carroll County Jan. 3.

    In the first game between Henry County and the Lady Panthers, it was all but over early as Carroll County cruised to a 48-22 win. This time, the Lady Cats were within single digits and the Lady Panthers were calling timeouts late in the final period before pulling out a 50-40 win.

    The Lady Panthers jumped out to a 6-0 lead before two Kaylee Tingle drives to the basket made it 6-4.

  • Wildcats defeat Frankfort in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened play in the Henry County Invitational Tournament with a thrilling two-point overtime win against the Frankfort Panthers Dec. 27.

    The Wildcats opened the game hot and led 18-5 after a Zach Hinkel put back with 1:55 left in the first period. But Frankfort closed the period on an 11-5 run to cut the Wildcats’ lead to seven at 23-15 entering the second period.

  • Owen slips by Warriors, 62-60

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels Dec. 28 in an important district seeding game and came away on the short end of a hard-fought game.

    The Warriors were dominant in the early going as Owen County found it hard to find an open shot. Eminence took a 10-5 lead on Kemryn Jenkins’ 3-pointer with 3:56 left. After a put back by Owen County, Jenkins scored on an old-fashioned three-point play to make it 13-7.

  • Lady Cats win vs. Woodward

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Northern Kentucky last week to take part in Bellevue High School’s Stephanie Wilson Holiday Tournament and came away with a win over Woodward High School and losses to Lloyd Memorial and Dayton.

    Dayton 49 HCHS 33

    The Lady Cats could not find their shooting eye in the first half of their game with the Lady Devils. They managed just four points in each of the first two quarters as Dayton ran out to a 30-8 halftime lead.

  • EHS girls beat Brown, 37-31

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Frankfort last week to compete in the Christmas at the Capital tournament.

    They faced the host Frankfort Lady Panthers in the first game and fell behind early. Frankfort led 9-4 at the end of the first quarter and 23-14 at the half.

    “We got off to a slow start,” EHS Coach Zach Adair said. “We had 17 turnovers in the first half.”

  • EHS girls defeat Frederick...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Dec. 20 and used deadly 3-point shooting and strong inside play from Madison Dockter to pull away early and cruise to their second consecutive win.

    The Lady Aces scored the first two points of the game just 27 seconds in before the Warriors ripped off 15 straight points to take command of the game. The Warriors hit three 3-pointers in that opening run as Mia Gonzalez, Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington all found the bottom of the net from long range.

  • Fighting for the three seed

    As we start the New Year the girls’ 31st district seeding picture is coming into focus... sort of.

    Gallatin County and Owen County both sit at 3-0. They have to play each other twice before we can determine who will be the top seed and who will be the second seed. It would take a collapse by one of these teams or a great second half of the season for one of the other three teams to keep these teams from that.