Today's Sports

  • Wildcats beat Owen: Fall to...


    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...


    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...


    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


    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


    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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  • CC Cats compete at Tates Creek


    The Henry County cross country team ran at Masterson Station Park in Lexington Saturday in the Tates Creek Invitational meet. The team was missing several runners due to fall break and did not have team scores.

    Freshman Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats with a 15th place finish in a field of 53 runners with a time of 18:46.

  • Lady Cats win NCKC golf tourney


    Maddie Hensley’s 68 combined with an 81 by Nikki Perkinson powered the Henry County Lady Cats to an upset win over Owen County in the NCKC golf tournament.

    Walton-Verona athletic director Kyle Bennett, who presented the trophies after the tournament, said that he couldn’t recall a lower score by a girl than Hensley’s at the NCKC tournament. “And I’ve been around a long time,” Bennett said.

  • Wildcats take NCKC title


    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Sugar Bay Thursday to play in the rain-delayed North Central Kentucky Conference championships and ran away from the field to win by 20 strokes over second-place Carroll County.

    Alex Hadden won his third individual title after winning in a playoff his seventh-grade year and then repeating that feat last year as a freshman. This year, Hadden shot 73 to win by two strokes over his teammate, Isaac Klempner. It was Klempner’s second runner up finish in a row.

  • Lady Cats take round two in...


    When the Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Aug. 29, the Warriors dominated the match and came away with a 3-0 win. But the Lady Cats came out aggressive in the return match in Eminence Sept. 19 and came away with a hard-fought 3-2 win.

    Kaylee Tingle opened the scoring for the Lady Cats with a kill to make it 1-0. The Lady Cats went on to score the next four points to lead 5-0.

    Eminence closed within two points at 7-5 before the Lady Cats pushed the lead to six at 12-6 and forced an Eminence timeout. 

  • Wildcats get two district wins


    A five-goal outburst by Parker Stephens led the Henry County Wildcats to a 7-3 road win over Owen County Sept. 19.

    Stephens scored about 12 minutes into the game when he received a pass from Devin Shaw to make it 1-0.

    Less than 30 seconds later Stephens scored again.

    Owen County recovered from the early onslaught to get a goal on a through ball with 20:13 left in the first half. With 16 minutes to go, they scored again on a 25-yard free kick to make it 2-2.