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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 beat EHS, sneak by...

    sports@hcloca.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hosted district rival Carroll County April 27 and fellåç to the Panthers 10-1 in a game that was close for five innings.

    Henry County scored first in the bottom of the second inning.

    Adam Kent led off with a single to centerfield before Daniel Murray doubled with two outs to bring him home.

    Carroll County struck back for three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. The Panthers scored the runs with the benefit of two hits, two Wildcat errors and a walk.

  • Warriors vanquish Vikings

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Valley April 27 and came out on top 5-3.

    The Warriors did all their offensive damage in the first two innings then held on in the end for the win.

    The Warriors got a strong pitching performance from Cole Lawson who went the distance while striking out eight Viking batters.

    The Warriors scored three runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a walk. After Trey Gregory grounded out and Austin Jones flew out, Mitchell Metten and Cole Lawson walked to load the bases.

  • Lady Cats come back vs. Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats found themselves down 5-0 after two innings on April 27 at Owen County but rallied to pull out a 7-6 win.

    The Rebels scored one run in the bottom of the first with a couple of infield hits and a Henry County error.

    They added four more in the second with three straight singles and a triple by the Lady Rebels’ Shelby Gambrell who missed the first game between the teams due to injury. After Gambrell brought the base runners, a groundout scored her to make it 5-0.

  • EHS girls fall to Walton,...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ softball team hosted Walton-Verona in a doubleheader April 27 and fell to the Bearcats 15-0 and 14-5.

    Coach Jerry Martin said his team acted intimidated by Walton’s reputation in the first game.

    “In the first game we were shaking in our boots,” Martin said. “We had too much fear of their reputation. You have to respect your opponent without fearing them.”

    In the second game the Warriors’ bats came to life as they got eight hits and scored five runs.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in NCKTC

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence High School track teams participated in the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships at Henry County Thursday.

    The Henry County boys and girls finished third in the meet while the small Warrior teams finished seventh in each.

    For Henry County Teagan Fish had the biggest day, finishing first in all three events she entered.

  • Williamson commits to Lindsey...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School volleyball player Molly Williamson committed to play for Lindsey Wilson College in a signing ceremony held in the Henry County High School library Thursday afternoon.

    Williamson, a setter, has aspired to play at the college level for a long time.

    “I feel I have accomplished one of the greatest goals in the world,” Williamson said. “It was one of my biggest goals for my high school career.”