Today's Sports

  • Owen ends HC's season


    The Henry County Lady Cats took on host Owen County in the first round of the 31st District tournament Oct. 11 and came away on the short end of a 3-0 score line.

    Neither team created any clear-cut chances in the first 10 minutes. With about 30 minutes left in the opening half, Owen County got the first opportunity from close range but shot wide of the goal.

    Eight minutes later, Megan Abney got off a shot from a tight angle on the right side of goal but the ball went just left of the post.

  • KCD upends EHS, 44-8


    The Kentucky Country Day Bearcats came to Eminence Friday night and solidified their place as the favorite to win the district with a 44-8 win over the Warriors.

    The Bearcats wasted little time getting on the scoreboard. On their second play from scrimmage they scored on a 58-yard touchdown run. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 11:12 left in the first period.

    After Eminence went four and out, KCD used five plays to score again. This time the touchdown came via a six-yard pass. With 7:55 left in the first period KCD led by 14.

  • Moore blanks Wildcats, 22-0


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville to take on the Moore Mustangs in a district matchup. The Mustangs shut the Wildcats out, 22-0.

    Moore scored a touchdown in the first quarter on a 58-yard pass play. They converted the two-point play to lead 8-0.

    Neither team was able to punch it into the end zone in the second period but Moore scored their second touchdown on a 13-yard pass play in the third period. The extra point try failed making it 14-0.

  • Sports Briefs

    Bengals win again


    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV youth team defeated the Eminence Warriors 28-0 Saturday to end the season undefeated. Five different Bengals scored in the game.

    Isaac Abney had one rushing touchdown and one extra point conversion. Abney also completed a pass to Landre Abney for an extra point conversion.

    Traven McFarland rushed for two touchdowns and Ray Matthews rushed for one. Bodey Lyons rushed for one extra point conversion.

  • Lady Cats' rally falls...


    The Henry County volleyball team hosted Trimble County Oct. 12 for their final home game of the season and celebrated senior night before the match. Bailee Massey and Kendall McClellan and their families were honored before the action began.

  • Cross Country Cats run at...


    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Versailles Saturday to run in the Woodford County Invitational. Seventh-grader Kayla Harger once again led the Lady Cats with a time of 22:17, good for a 14th place finish in a field of 100 runners.

    Eighth-grader Bridgette Keeling also had a good race with a 33rd place finish in 24:02.

    In the boys’ race, Keegan Kurtz led the way with a time of 19:20 to finish in 33rd place in a field of 111 runners. Eighth-grader Griffyn Spencer finished 57th in 20:30.

  • Hadden finishes 15th in state...


    Henry County freshman Alex Hadden made the most of his first trip to the state tournament as he finished tied for 15th place with a two-day total of 151 to finish seven-over for 36 holes.

    Hadden had two bogeys and a double bogey through the first six holes on the first day but finished the front nine with back-to-back birdies to 38. He had two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine for a 37 to finish with a 75 the first day and make the cut.

  • EHS whips Williamstown


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons Oct. 3 and came away with a 2-0 win but it wasn’t easy as the Warriors had to come from behind in both sets to get the win.

    In the first set the Warriors fell behind 13-5 before they started to work their way back with a kill by Ruthie Satterly.

  • Wildcats lose to Waggener


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Waggener Friday night in an important district game and fell by a single touchdown.

    The game started with scores by both teams on their opening possessions.

    Waggener took the opening kickoff at their own 40-yard line and drove down field to score on a 19-yard pass play on third and one. Waggener came up with a big third down play early in the drive when they needed 12 yards to get a first down and completed a pass for 13 yards. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 8:28 left in the first period.

  • Hensley just misses cut


    HCHS sophomore Maddie Hensley shot 85 in the state golf tournament Oct. 4 in Bowling Green. Hensley missed the cut to play on the second day by just one stroke. Hensley had three pars on the front nine and shot 43. She had four pars on the back for a 52.

    “It was not her ideal performance,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “But Maddie fought through many unlucky circumstances. Overall, she was striking the ball well, especially with her driver. Her biggest struggle throughout the day was her short game.