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Today's Sports

  • Stanley, Rabourn make all-star...

    Henry County High School softball players, Aly Stanley and Madison Rabourn were named to the Kentucky Softball Coaches’ Associations senior and junior all-star teams, respectively.

    Rabourn played this weekend for the West team consisting of players from the First through Eighth Regions. Stanley played for the Senior West team.

  • Lady Cats basketball camp
  • Turnovers hurt Storm in loss to...

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    The Kentucky Storm semi-pro football team opened their home campaign in the Kentucky football League with a 40-6 loss to the Knoxville Knights Saturday at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    The Storm was coming off a road game against the Indy Trybe in Indianapolis that was suspended due to a rainstorm in which they led 16-6. The game will be finished at a later date.

  • Attempting to get in shape......

    I began my yearly ritual of resolving to get in shape and stay in shape in the usual way – I procrastinated and made excuses until I looked up one day and realized that it was April and shrinkage of my blue jeans was not causing the problem.

    I began to work out on the used elliptical machine that we took off the hands of a couple who had decided they were tired of it collecting dust in their basement.

  • Kodiak moment: Local man bags...

    This is the first of a two-part series on Steve Chappell’s Kodiak bear hunt in Alaska.

    sports@hclocal.com

    Despite being charged by a Kodiak bear weighing about 1,500 pounds, Steve Chappell kept his cool while hunting in Alaska.

    Chappell, who lives in Pendleton, grew up in Washington state, and lived in Alaska for 25 years. He moved to Henry County in 2008.

  • Sports Briefs

    HC basketball skills camp

    The Henry County Wildcats’ boys’ basketball team will host its annual Henry County Skills Camp June 15-17 from nine a.m. to noon each day in the Henry County High School gym.

    The cost is $40 per child and is open to boys in grades K-8 for the upcoming school year.

    Those interested can register at the door on the first day of camp.

    Klempner gets top 10 finish

  • Wildcats fall to Dragons in...

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    After scoring six runs in the second inning, the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team looked like they might be moving on to the semifinals of the 8th Region tournament but South Oldham slowly fought their way back into the game and eventually won 8-7.

  • Lasting Memories from spring...

    Some outstanding individual performances highlighted the spring sports season for me this year.

    At the top of my list is the courage and pain threshold shown by Aly Stanley. Stanley injured the posterior cruciate ligament in her knee while the Lady Cats’ softball team was on their spring break trip to Florida. She sat out a couple of games because of the injury and then resumed playing, although for a time she only pitched.

    Eventually, she went back into the batter’s box, too, but was replaced by a courtesy runner when she reached base.

  • Collins outslugs Lady Cats, 11-7

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats rallied from a five-run deficit only to see Collins come up with a couple of late home runs to seal a quarterfinal victory in the Eighth Region tournament at Simon Kenton on Memorial Day.

    It was all Collins early as they built a 4-0 lead through the first 3.5 innings.

  • Cats' youth highlight...

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    The 2015 spring sports season brought a surprising performance from a very young Henry County baseball team, a powerful display from the Henry County softball team, familiar faces making state in track and two teams at Eminence still trying to build something.

    Henry County baseball babies take South Oldham to the wire