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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. 

  • Warriors walk off with first win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors started last week with a game at home against Paris on April 13. The game was suspended after three and one-third innings due to rain and will be finished when the Warriors go to Paris on May 7. The Warriors trailed 7-1 when play was stopped.

    Williamstown 5 EHS 1

    The Warriors hosted Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic regional tournament Friday night.

  • Johnson, Cravens lead Track Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Oldham County April 14 for the Oldham County all-comers meet that saw the Wildcats come away with two individual wins and several other strong results.

    Cameron Johnson won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 7.5 inches and Patrick Cravens won the shot put with a distance of 41feet, 9 inches, which was a personal record. Cravens finished second in the discus with a throw of 106 feet, four inches.

    Coach Zack Mings was happy with what he saw from his team in tough conditions.

  • Lady Cats down Gallatin, S.O.

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 10-5 April 14 to sweep the season series against their district rival.

    Gallatin County fared better against Henry County than in the first game when the Lady Cats won 16-1, but the Lady Cats’ offensive firepower was still too much to overcome.

    When the game began, it looked like it would be another rout as Henry County scored five runs in the first inning.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ softball team traveled to Gallatin County on April 15 and fell to the Lady Wildcats by eight runs but continued to show improvement on defense.

    “We played reasonably well,” Coach Jerry Martin said. “Our defense was pretty solid for the most part but we had a couple of errors and misplayed balls that cost us six runs. Without those it would have been a two-run game.

  • Wildcats defeat Vikings, Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were back in action April 15 as they traveled to Louisville to take on the Valley Vikings after a nine-day layoff due to rainy weather.

    The Wildcats shook off some early rust and an injury to starting pitcher Bodie Clark to get a nine-run victory.

    The Wildcats scored two unearned runs in the first inning. Jaydon Berry walked and came around to score the first run and Trey Wills, who had a perfect day at the plate, singled and scored the second run.

  • Wildcats squeeze by Moore

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were slated to host a weeklong tournament last week but ended up settling for one day of games as rains wiped out the rest of the Wildcat Spring Break Classic.

    In the final game of the day on April 6 the Wildcats pulled out a victory in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Moore Mustangs.