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Today's Sports

  • Hensley wins golf regional

    sports@hclocal.com

    Maddie Hensley followed up her 68 to win the NCKC golf tournament last week with another under par round of 70 at the Shelbyville Country Club to take the region five golf tournament by seven strokes over her nearest competitor, Cameron Martin of Sacred Heart.

    Hensley started on the back nine and had two bogeys and two birdies to make the turn at even par.

  • Klempner qualifies for state

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    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Crestview Hills Sept. 25 to play in the 7th Region golf tournament and came away with a 331 total to finish in fifth place. 

    Sophomore golfer Isaac Klempner finished in a three-way tie for fourth place with a 4-over 74. The three players battled for the final two individual qualifying spot in a one-hole playoff.

    Klempner made par on the playoff hole after sinking a 10-foot putt to grab the qualifying spot.

  • Warriors win shootout, 42-34

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to northern Kentucky to take on the Dayton Green Devils Friday night and got off to rough start in more ways than one.

    “We got caught in a traffic delay and made it to the field five minutes before game time,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “They delayed kickoff for 15 minutes so we could get off the bus and get ready to play.”

  • EHS gets two district wins

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Sept. 25 and came away with a 3-0 victory over the Carroll County Lady Panthers. 

    The Warriors took the first set 25-22, the second set 25-20 and finished off the match 25-16.

    “Monday games are always a little tougher,” EHS Coach Ed Sweeney said. “But the girls came to play. We ended up with only four receive errors in three games and had some great hustle. Josephine Scott, Alexeia Casillas and Christina League all had great defensive games.”

  • Lady Cats finish 6-2 in district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Sept. 26 and came away with a 3-0 victory.

    The Lady Cats jumped out to a 21-12 lead in the first set but saw Carroll County six straight points to make a game of it.

    A Carroll County error made it 22-18 and the teams traded points from then on until the Lady Cats closed out the set on a kill by Sidney Bush to win 25-22.

    Bush opened the second set with a kill before Kenzie Cox got a block to make it 2-0.

  • Wildcats beat Owen: Fall to...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carroll County Sept. 26 with a chance to pull into a tie for the top district seed but the Panthers pulled out a win in a defensive battle.

    The Panthers scored the only goal of the game with about 16 minutes left in the first half and then held on to stay undefeated in conference play.

  • Lady Cats defeat Carroll; Lose...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats took to the road to get their fifth consecutive district win Sept. 26 against Carroll County. The Lady Cats scored nine goals and blanked the Lady Panthers for the second time this year.

    Presley Crowe scored four goals for the Lady Cats to lead the way. Janey Thompson added two goals while Micah Hardin, Megan Abney and Savannah Medley scored one goal each. Abney, Crowe and Thompson also had one assist each. 

    Goalkeeper Allison Johnson got her seventh shutout of the season.

  • Generals make stand, beat...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Thomas Nelson Generals Friday night on homecoming night in an important district matchup.

    The Wildcats were victimized by a big play on the Generals’ first possession when a short pass to the sideline turned into a 66-yard touchdown play. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 10:00 minutes left in the first period.

  • HCHS competes in NCKC meet

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    The Henry County cross country team competed in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships Sept. 26.

    In the girls race, Kayla Harger finished in sixth place with a time of 22:58 to earn all-conference honors. Sydney Amyx finished in 16th place with a time of 26:05, Alyssa Wilson finished 31st in 29:33 and Leanna Hawkins finished in 35th place with a time of 31:55.

    Allison Bourne of Owen County won the girls race with a time of 21:25.

  • Henry County elementary race

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    The first Henry County elementary race of the year was held at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park on Sept. 26.

    Students from New Castle, Eastern, Campbellsburg and Eminence elementary schools competed with Campbellsburg winning the boys race and Eminence winning the girls race.

    Individually, Jonah White of New Castle Elementary won the boys race covering the one mile course in 6:48. 

    Matti Tillet of Eminence won the girls race in a time of 7:12.

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