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Today's Sports

  • Demons down Warriors in All A

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    A poor shooting night and some untimely missed free throws led to a victory for the Williamstown Demons over the Eminence Warriors in the first round of the 8th Region All A Classic Jan. 12 at Carroll County.

    The Warriors started the game by missing some close range shots and saw Williamstown jump out to an early 9-3 lead. But the Warriors continued to play hard and went on a 10-3 run to close out the period and lead 13-12.

  • Wildcats nip Carroll in overtime...

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    For the second game in a row, Gavin Jameson came up with an important blocked shot to help the Henry County Wildcats win in overtime. The first block came in the Wildcats’ third game of the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    This time Jameson’s defensive heroics came in an important district seeding game at Carroll County on Jan. 5.

    The Wildcats had taken a 50-49 lead when Jameson hit one of two free throws with just under one minute to play.

  • Warriors eclipse Eagles, 66-47

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw Jan. 5 to play the Gallatin County Wildcats in an important district seeding game. When the teams met in December, the Warriors won 78-70.

    The Wildcats turned the tables with a 22-point win that was closer than the final score indicated for most of the game.

  • EHS girls conquer Colonels

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team hosted the Kentucky School for the Deaf Colonels Thursday night and came away with a 53-29 win.

    The Warriors used a balanced attack and good defense to start the game with an 11-0 run and never looked back as Coach Zach Adair was able get all his players valuable minutes.

  • Lady Cats fall to Carroll in OT

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    The Carroll County Lady Panthers did not want a repeat of what happened to them at Henry County in December. The Lady Panthers allowed the Lady Cats’ pressure defense to rattle them and Henry County used that to go on a big run in the second period to take an eight-point lead into halftime. The Lady Cats then pulled away for a 17-point win.

    This time the Lady Panthers withstood Henry County’s pressure to get a hard-fought 42-39 win in overtime on Jan. 5 at home.

  • Wildcats squeak by Atherton in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Henry County Invitational Tournament last week and found the going tough as they lost to Christian Academy of Louisville, 73-50 and Collins 57-50.

    The Wildcats took on Atherton in their final game of the tournament and came away with a thrilling 67-65 overtime win against the Rebels.

    The Wildcats tied the score at 65 on a free throw by Gavin Jameson with 56 seconds left.

  • Rebels romp past Warriors

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Dec. 29 to take on district rival Owen County. The Rebels are one of the favorites to win the 8th Region tournament this year and showed why with an impressive shooting display.

    The Rebels hit 10 3-pointers en route to scoring 81 points in the 31-point win. Guard Vince Toftness led the Rebels with five treys and 24 points. Eighth Region player of the year candidate Carson Williams scored 21 points and guard Chad McDonald contributed 12 points.

  • Lady Cats win one in Florida

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Florida last week to play in the Indian Rocks Christmas Tournament.

    The Lady Cats came away with one win and two losses as well as a good bonding experience according to Coach Todd Gilley.

    “The trip was great for chemistry building,” Gilley said. “This group already had good chemistry and love each other, but this trip made them even closer.

  • EHS girls lose lead late vs....

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team traveled to Northern Kentucky Saturday to take on the Calvary Christian Lady Cougars.

    The Warriors led for most of the game before falling by a score of 35-32.

    The Warriors were up 5-2 after the first period as Emilie Ethington hit a 3-pointer and Lyndsay Craigmyle scored her only basket of the game.

    The Warriors outscored the Lady Cougars 10-8 in the second period and led 15-10 going into halftime. Madison Dockter dominated the period with eight points.

  • Ulis stands tall for Big Blue

    The smallest man on the floor has had the biggest impact on his team in the University of Kentucky’s last two wins.

    Tyler Ulis scored 21 points and had eight assists against Louisville on Dec. 26 when the Cats pulled out a two-point win against the Cardinals.

    One week later Ulis put up 20 points, 10 assists and six steals in a very convincing win against Ole Miss in the Wildcats’ SEC opener.