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Today's Sports

  • O'Nan takes world junior...

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    Seth O’Nan had some unfinished business when he and his family traveled to St. George, Utah, for the National Horseshoe Pitching Association world championships last month.

    O’Nan, 14, of Defoe finished tied for first last year but lost in a playoff. This year, O’Nan wanted to take the next step and become champion in the junior division. O’Nan did just that, going 7-0 in the finals to dominate and bring the world title home to Henry County. O’Nan also has three state junior titles to his name.

  • Wildcats finish 8th in Pikeville...

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    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort Aug. 8 to compete in the Franklin Flyer Classic tournament. In a large field of 23 teams, the Wildcats finished 10th with a score of 345.

    Alex Hadden had a top-ten finish with a 76. Isaac Klempner shot 84, Luke Kent shot 90 and Tyler Massey shot 95. Maddox Klempner played the team’s fifth player and shot 102.

    HCHS Coach Ben Roberts had mixed feelings about the result.

  • Lady Cats rout Walton-Verona

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Aug. 7 to take on the Walton-Verona Bearcats and came away with a 177 to 261 victory. Maddie Hensley led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Nikki Perkinson shot 41, Hannah Marowelli shot 46 and Carleigh Peyton shot 53.

    HCHS Coach Barney Sutley liked what he saw in the team’s first duel match of the season after opening with three tournaments the previous week.

  • Sports briefs

     Scramblin’ for Greg Davis

    The Scramblin’ for Greg Davis golf scramble will be held Sept. 30 at the Henry County Country Club at 8 a.m.

    The golf scramble honors the memory of 16-year Greg Davis who died in an ATV accident and benefits Henry County FFA, underprivileged children and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

    Please preregister by Sept. 25.

    For more information contact Victoria Davis at vvogt0002@gmail.com.

    Friends for Michael Golf Scramble

  • Busy opening week pays of for...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats started the season with three tournaments in five days.

    The Lady Cats followed up their opening tournament in the Lady Rocket Invitational July 28 by returning to Shelbyville July 31 to play in the Lady Titans Invitational at Shelbyville Country Club. On Aug. 1, they traveled to Bowling Green to play in the Greenwood Invitational.

  • Jerry Skeeter to lead EHS girls

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    Jerry Skeeter has been named the new girls basketball coach at Eminence High School. Skeeter replaces Zach Adair who has taken an assistant coaching position with the Warriors’ boys basketball program. Skeeter will teach physical education and health as well as coaching basketball.

  • Sports Briefs

    Hadden wins Charger Open

    HCHS sophomore Alex Hadden won the Charger Open at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Shepherdsville Friday after shooting an even par 72. Hadden played as an individual in the event.

    Hadden was two over par after eight holes but played the last 10 holes in two under par.

    Hadden also played in the Cooper Classic in Fort Mitchell Aug. 1 and finished in a three-way tie for third after shooting a 75. 

  • HC boys golf opens with Shelby...

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team made their 2017 debut in the Rocket Invitational held at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville Monday.

    The Wildcats played against a field of high caliber golf teams and made a respectable showing with sophomore Alex Hadden shooting 74 to earn second place. A bogey on his final hole left Hadden one stroke short of forcing a playoff for first place.

  • Lady Cats tee of at Shelby

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    The Henry County Lady Cat golf team opened the 2017 season at the Lady Rocket Invitational Friday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Cats finished 14th out of 20 teams that featured many of the top teams in the state.

    Sacred Heart won the competition with a team score of 320. Madison Central and Ryle High School tied for second at 332.

  • EHS football not in playoffs

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    Eminence High School has decided not to participate in district play during the upcoming football season but will still play a complete 10-game schedule.