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  • Warriors reach semifinals of All...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen County Jan. 9 to take on the host Rebels in the first round of the 8th Region All A Classic.

    The Warriors started slowly and fell behind early but managed to force overtime and prevailed, 70-64.

    Leading 8-6 with 2:38 left in the first period, Owen County went on a 10-3 run to close out the period with an 18-9 lead.

    “Another slow start put us in a hole,” EHS Coach Robert Amis said. “We were fortunate to climb our way back out of it.”

  • WHS squeaks past EHS

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Walton-Verona to take on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first game of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament Jan. 10 after the first round had been postponed due to bad weather Jan. 8.

    The Warriors and Lady Demons played a tight game that came down to the wire before Williamstown escaped with a 45-44 victory.

    Both teams struggled to get an offensive rhythm in the first period.

  • Wildcats wallop Walden, fall to...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Walden Wolverines Jan. 9 and came away with a 78-43 victory.

    Henry County got off to a fast start and led 21-6 at the end of the first period. The Wolverines played the Wildcats evenly in the second period as both teams scored 12 points. But Henry County put the game away in the third period by outscoring Walden 21-10 to lead 54-28 going into the final period of play.

    HCHS Coach Enoch Welch emptied his bench in the final period as the Wildcats outscored Walden 22-15 to win by 35 points.

  • Lady Cats lose to North Oldham

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Goshen Jan. 9 to take on the North Oldham Lady Mustangs and came away with a 54-21 loss.

    The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 23-4 lead after one period and never looked back. They outscored the Lady Cats 10-1 in the second period to lead 33-5 at halftime. 

    The Lady Cats’ play improved in the second period as they matched North Oldham’s 12 points but The Lady Mustangs outscored HCHS 9-4 in the final period.

  • Wildcats get fourth district win...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton for an important district game against the Carroll County Panthers and let a first half slip away as they fell by two points.

    The Wildcats enjoyed a 15-9 lead at the end of the first period before Carroll County came back to shave a point off their deficit to trail 29-24 at halftime.

    Carroll County had a big third period as they outscored the Cats 16-8 to take a three-point lead into the final period of play.

  • Warriors down Demons

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw Jan. 3 to take on the Gallatin County Wildcats in an important district seeding game and, after taking a brief early lead, lost by 26 points.

    Gallatin County overcame a slow start to lead 20-7 at the end of the first period. They increased the lead to 14 points at 37-23 by halftime. 

    Gallatin outscored EHS 22-13 in the third period to all but put the game away.

  • EHS defeats Model

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Lloyd to take on the Lady Juggernauts Friday night in their second matchup of the season. In the first game the Warriors fell behind big early only to rally before falling by three points.

    This time the Warriors got off to a hot start but faded late to lose 70-53.

    The Warriors led 21-18 after the first period but Lloyd outscored EHS 15-9 in the second period to lead 33-30 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats defeat Lady Panthers,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats have waited for nine games to get their second win of the season and it finally came in an important district matchup on the road at Carroll County.

    But the first period gave no indication that the Lady Cats would get their first district win of the season as they fell behind 12-3.

    The Lady Cats’ offense showed signs of life in the second period but Carroll County outscored them 14-14 to lead 26-16 at halftime.

  • Wildcats lose two of three games...

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened play in the Henry County Invitational against Atherton Dec. 27 and fell to the Rebels 71-52. The Rebels jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and then the Wildcats clawed their way back into the game before Atherton put on a closing run to seal the game.

  • Warriors win two in the...

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    The Eminence Warriors came back from their Christmas break to participate in the Collegiate Classic basketball tournament in Louisville.

    The Warriors took on Thomas Nelson in the first round and fell behind early before coming back to nearly overtake the Generals.

    Thomas Nelson led 17-15 after the first period. The Generals increased the lead to as much as 13 points in the second period before settling for a 32-24 halftime lead.