Today's Sports

  • Erick Butler, Saints go...

    Henry County High School graduate Erick Butler and his Thomas More teammates finished the regular season undefeated after beating Case Western Reserve Saturday, 36-32. The win gave the Saints the President Athletic Conference title and an automatic berth into the NCAA Division III playoffs.

    Butler led the defense with five solo tackles and five assists, including 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks. He forced and recovered a fumble, had two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up. For his efforts Butler was named the PAC defensive player of the week.

  • Sports Briefs

    Meet the Wildcats

    Henry County High School will host “Meet the Wildcats” Wednesday, Nov. 18, to recognize the HCHS Boys and Girls basketball teams, cheerleaders, ROTC, Band and HCMS basketball teams and cheerleaders. Immediately following the recognitions, the HCHS boys basketball team will show their talents in a scrimmage.

    Doors open at 5 p.m. and recognition begins at 6 p.m.

    Admission for adults and non-students will be $3. Students will be admitted free of charge. Concessions will be available.

  • Cross Country Cats finish strong


    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Seneca Park in Louisville to take part in the Region 3 Class AA meet. The Lady Cats and Wildcats ran well with seven runners setting personal records in their races.

    In the boys’ race, seventh-grader Keegan Kurtz lowered his personal record from 20:47 to 20:22. Freshman Zachary Woods took one minute and 17 seconds off his previous best with a time of 20:49.

  • EHS falls to Rebels in season...


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels in their final regular season game of the year and fell to the Rebels, 40-8.

    The Rebels took the opening kickoff and moved quickly downfield from their own 35-yard line to score on a 38-yard run. The 2-point conversion run made it 8-0 with just 58 seconds expired in the opening period.

  • Bears claw young Wildcats, 42-8


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Taylorsville Friday night for their final regular season game and came away with a five touchdown loss to the Bears.

    The late non-district game gave HCHS Coach Jason Spencer a chance to rest some players with minor injuries and to evaluate some younger players.

  • Lady Cat soccer seniors will be...


    The Henry County Lady Cat soccer program just concluded its eighth season with a second consecutive winning campaign. In the last three years the team has posted a cumulative 27-13-2 record. The team has gone to the regional tournament four years in a row.

    The Lady Cats were the winners of the North Central Kentucky Conference this year and Sophie Hughes, Rachel Vegh and Izabelle Miller were named all-conference. Vegh was named the conference Most Valuable Player.

  • EHS CC runs at regionial meet


    The Eminence Warriors finished their cross country season Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington with two runners competing in the Region 5 Class A cross country championships.

    Nick Kidwell finished with a personal record time of 22:47.36 with Bryce Sipes finishing just .02 second behind him.

  • Warriors fall to Holy Cross


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville to take on Holy Cross Friday night for their final district game of the season and lost to the Cougars 48-0.

    The Warriors took the opening kickoff and drove into Cougar territory, eating up almost five minutes of the first period. But as the drive stalled and the Warriors turned to the passing game, the Cougars came up with an interception.

    The Cougars scored on a 55-yard run shortly after the interception to make it 7-0 with 7:45 left in the first quarter.

  • Yellowjackets swarm Wildcats


    The Central Yellowjackets came to New Castle Friday night to play the Henry County Wildcats with a district title at stake. The Yellowjackets went home with that title after pummeling the Wildcats 49-0.

    The game looked like it might be a defensive battle in the first period as neither team could get into the end zone on their first possession.

  • Lady Cats fall in five sets to...


    In a 31st district semifinal match that saw momentum swing wildly back and forth all night, the Carroll County Lady Panthers got the last swing in their direction. They scored the final seven points of the fifth set to beat the host Henry County Lady Cats 3-2.