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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats upset Gallatin County...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw Friday night to take on the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in a district seeding game.

    The Lady Cats came into the game with no wins in five district games, while Gallatin County was in position for the top seed in the district with a win over Owen County and no district losses.

    Gallatin County had defeated the Lady Cats 66-34 on Henry County’s home floor in December.

  • Warriors beat Owen, Carroll to...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Jan. 24 to take on the Owen County Rebels with a chance to wrap up a berth in the 2-3 seed game. The Warriors got off to a slow start but eventually took the lead and never relinquished it in winning their fourth district game of the year.

    Owen County led 16-11 after the first period due to a sluggish start from the Warriors on the offensive end.

  • Wildcats beat Rebels, 63-65

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Owenton Thursday night for their final district seeding game of the season and came away with a 63-56 win.

    The Wildcats were aggressive going to the rim from the outset and got some timely long-range shots in a game HCHS Coach Enoch Welch called “complete” except for free throw shooting.

    The Wildcats led 16-11 after the first period.

  • EHS girls down Whitefield

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    After falling behind early in the first quarter, the Eminence Warriors battled back to take the lead midway through the first period and trailed only once more in the game as they defeated the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats Jan. 24.

  • Wildcats defeat Warriors in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors in the second round of the county rivalry Jan. 17 and came away with a convincing 73-62 win to avenge a loss to the Warriors early in the season.

    Both teams wore Army jerseys to honor the men and women who serve in that branch of our military and Army recruiters were involved in a half court shootout between students of the schools at halftime.

  • EHS girls get historic win over...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team won their first game against a district opponent since joining the 31st district in 2011 when they knocked off the Henry County Lady Cats, 49-36, Jan. 17 at Henry County.

    The Warriors opened the game with a basket from Madison Dockter in the paint before Henry County’s Kaylee Tingle answered with a 3-pointer to give the Lady Cats their only lead of the game.

  • Warriors beat Carroll in OT

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carroll County Friday night and pulled out a 70-68 overtime win over Carroll County that guaranteed the Panthers will play in the four-five seed game in the 31st district tournament. With only one district game left the Panthers cannot get enough wins to reach teh 2-3 seed game.

    The game was close throughout as both teams scored 13 points in the first period before the Warriors managed to eke out a 2-point advantage at 29-27 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Oldham County Thursday night and fell to the Lady Colonels 68-32.

    The Lady Colonels jumped out to a 23-5 lead after the first period as they used full court pressure defense and good outside shooting to establish their dominance.

    The Lady Cats were able to hold Oldham to 17 points in the second period but scored only nine to trail 40-14 at halftime.

  • Warriors reach semis of All A...

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    The Eminence Warriors took on the Owen County Rebels at Walton-Verona in the opening round of the Eighth Region All A Classic Jan. 10 and came away with a 53-43 win over their district rivals.

    The game was not a thing of beauty as both teams played good defense and could not find their shooting eye.

    The Warriors got the scoreboard first with two baskets from Kemryn Jenkins to lead 4-0 with 5:24 left in the opening period.

  • Williams named to Hall of Fame

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    Former Henry County High School teacher and coach Donnie Williams was inducted into the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame Saturday in Louisville.

    Williams was the head baseball coach at Henry County for 14 seasons as well as coaching basketball for several seasons. He finished his coaching career with seven seasons as the head baseball coach at Shelby County High School.

    Williams compiled 270 wins in his career and his last team at Shelby County finished as runners-up in the state.