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Today's Sports

  • Age is just a number to some...

    As I approach my 55th birthday (which I feel with every bone, muscle and ligament in my body) it is reassuring to see so many “senior” Olympians doing well in the Rio Games.

  • HC boys take two matches

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team had a good second week of the season with two wins in dual matches over Walton-Verona and Trimble County.

    The Wildcats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw to take on Walton-Verona Aug. 10 and came away with a 162 to 179 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with an even-par 36. Isaac Klempner was right behind with a 37 in the nine-hole match.

  • Lady Cat golfers win

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    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team defeated the Trimble County Lady Raiders 204-211 in a match at Cardinal Hills in Bedford last Thursday. The Lady Cats got the win despite playing without their top golfer Maddie Hensley.

    Senior Bayleigh Boyer led the way with a 43 in the nine-hole match. Sophomore Nikki Perkinson shot 45, freshman Hannah Marowelli carded a 54 and seventh-grader Carleigh Peyton shot 62.

  • Michael Brent still inspires FFM...

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization had humble beginnings. The group came together to help a local person who suffered a severe spinal cord injury after an accident on I-71 near Buckner.

    Michael Brent was 18 years old at the time and about to begin his college career as a student-athlete at Campbellsville College.

  • Lady Cat golfers open with two...

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team opened the season July 30 with a trip to Weissinger Hills in Shelbyville to play in the Shelby County Lady Rocket Invitational.

     

    It was a tough day for golf with hot weather and a two-hour rain delay that left the course with running water in places.

    The Lady Cats finished 11th out of 17 teams in the tournament with a four-person score of 416.

  • Wildcat golfers open at Shelby...

    The Henry County Wildcats opened their 2016 regular season with a strong showing at the Shelby County Invitational at Weissinger Hills golf course in Shelbyville Aug. 1.

    Alex Hadden led the way for the Wildcats with a score of 77, which was good for a top-ten finish.

  • Eminence Warriors Volleyball Team

    Q and A with Coach Savannah Bramblett

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Sarah Bryant, Keliegh Byers, Daphna Dale, Jo Scott, Alexia Casillas and Ruthie Satterly are all top returning players because they are good leaders and all-around good athletes.

    Who are some new faces on your team that have a chance top make an impact?

  • Henry County Lady Cats...

    Q and A with Coach Kara Capps

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Coach Mathis and I are excited to see all familiar faces returning to our team, this season. Many of the girls continued to build their skills and game over the off-season with club ball; therefore, the girls will be returning to the team with many positive contributions.  

  • Roberts still calls Henry County...

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    Former Henry County High School athlete Jamie Roberts has lived outside of Henry County most of his adult life, but he still thinks of himself as a Henry Countian first.

    “I severely miss Henry County,” Roberts said. “It’s in my blood. I take great pride in saying ‘I’m from New Castle.’ I still call it home even though I’ve been away for nearly 15 years.

  • Campbells make Sharpshooters a...

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    Twelve years ago Dennis Campbell, Todd Toole and Tim Pollard revived the Henry County 4-H Shooting Club according to Dennis’ wife Jeanie.

    That first group had four young shooters in it.

    Today, the Sharpshooters, as the club is known, have over 30 young people involved and have been one of the most successful youth shooting groups in the state.