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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats clip Hawks' wings...

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened the district portion of their schedule with a resounding 41-6 win over the LaRue County Hawks Friday night in a dominating, rain-soaked performance.

    Henry County racked up 307 yards rushing in the game and completed only two passes, both for touchdowns, to put the game away in the third period.

    The scoring opened with a 10-yard touchdown run by Devin Hagan in the first period. Jacob Buckley added the point after attempt to make it 7-0.

  • Warriors splash to 38-point...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Bracken County Friday night in a driving rainstorm that left the Polar Bears wishing they were the Mighty Ducks.

    The Warriors appeared unfazed by all the water as they ran for several long touchdowns in a 44-6 win.

    Cameron Mathis got the Warriors started on the right foot when he ran in the first score from 44 yards out on the team’s first possession. DeMarcus Bailey ran in the conversion to make it 8-0 with 10:26 left in the opening period.

  • Peyton finishes fifth in state...

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    MacKenzie Peyton went into the KHSAA state golf tournament in Bowling Green Oct. 7 and 8 as one of the favorites and hovered in the top ten for two days. But Peyton could never get a string of birdies going and wound up in a three-way tie for fifth place with two other contenders, Anna Hack, the 2012 winner, and Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart, who tied with Peyton for second in last year’s tournament.

  • CC Cats run in Titans Classic

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    After taking time off during fall break, the Henry County Cross Country team was back in action Saturday at the Collins High School Titans Classic.

    Henry County fielded a full girls team in this race with Katherine Buckler leading the way in a time of 25:00.22. But three of her teammates, Janey Thompson, Sydney Amyx and Lilly Golden were close behind as all four girls finished within 47 seconds of each other.

    Gracie Golden also competed after being out earlier in the season with an injury. She finished in 27:42.

  • Warriors down Lady Demons

    By Greg Woods

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Oct. 6 and came away with a 3-0 victory for their 13th win of the season.

    The Warriors got the convincing win despite missing Kennedy Fitzgerald who was out with an illness.

    Sarah Bryant filled in for Fitzgerald and played middle hitter while Emily Coomes moved to outside hitter.

    The Warriors came out aggressively according to Coach Morgan Bullock and kept control of momentum throughout the match.

  • Cats fall to Frankfort

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    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team closed out the regular season with a trip to Frankfort to take on the Frankfort High School Panthers and were done in by a slow start as Frankfort prevailed 4-0.

    The Panthers put three goals in the net in the opening half to take a commanding lead.

  • EHS honors senior volleyball...

    The Eminence Warriors honored their senior volleyball players, families and friends Thursday night before their match with Portland Christian. 

  • Samples bags first deer
  • Lady Cats go 1-1 in final week

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    The Henry County Lady Cats closed the regular season with two games on the road last week. Monday night they traveled to take on the Frankfort Lady Panthers and came away with a 3-1 win. Wednesday night they traveled to Shelbyville to take on the Collins Lady Titans and fell 4-1.

    HCHS 3 Frankfort 1

    The Lady Cats started slow but came on strong against the Lady Panthers.

  • Lady Cats fall to Western Hills...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats’ volleyball team traveled to Frankfort Oct. 7 to take on the Western Hills Lady Wolverines and fell 25-20, 25-23, 25-18.

    “I felt like we were very evenly matched in this one,” Coach Katie Ruff said. “However, at times, we lacked focus and desire to win.”

    The coach did point out some positive play by several players.