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Today's Sports

  • HC volleyball split pair to open

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their volleyball season on the road in Louisville against the Waggener Wildcats Aug. 18 and won 25-22, 25-14.

    Coach Kara Capps said the team opened slowly before coming together and pulling out the win.

    “The first set was kind of sticky,” Capps said. “We were getting used to playing with each other on the court and we had some miscommunication at times. But the second set, we really came and controlled our side of the court.”

  • EHS volleyball drops three in...

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team had a busy week with three matches. They opened on the road Aug. 17 with a 10-25, 12-25, 13-25 loss to Portland Christian.

    The Warriors took on Trimble County in their home debut the following night and fell 13-25, 5-25, 12-25.

  • HCHS girls golf fall to Shelby

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    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team hosted Shelby County Thursday afternoon and performed well after getting off to a rough start. But the solid Lady Rockets never let the Lady Cats back into the match, winning by a score of 172 to 187.

    Maddie Hensley had the low round for Henry County with a 37. Bayleigh Boyer shot 44 and earned the praise of her coach, April Berry.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone basketball camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will host a fall basketball camp beginning on Saturday, Sept. 5, and running each Saturday through Sept. 26.

    The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Academy basketball coach Chris Armstrong and other current high school and college coaches. Each week there will be a special guest speaker. The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Wildcat golfers win two matches

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    The Henry County boys golf team got their season under way last week with three matches against local rivals.

    The Wildcats took on South Oldham Aug. 10 and came up on the short end of a 176-188 score.

    Isaac Klempner led the way for the Wildcats with a 42. Alex Hadden and Dillon Allen both shot 45 and Luke Kent rounded out the team scoring with a 56. Jakob Beckley was the team’s fifth golfer and shot 58.

  • Help!

    The beginning of a new school year always brings back a recurring theme as I try to cover sports in the county.

    Unless a) my cloning project is finally successful, b) I figure out how to be in two places at once, or c) I completely abandon my family and live in my car, I cannot possibly cover every level of participation in local sports.

    I would try to cover everything myself but I do enjoy seeing my family a little during fall sports season.

  • Knust takes over Wildcat soccer

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    Adam Knust is replacing Bobby Jameson as the Henry County Wildcats’ soccer coach this season. Knust is a geometry and algebra II teacher at the high school and was an assistant coach for the girls soccer team last season. He also has four years of coaching experience at the middle school level.

    “I am very excited about my first high school head coaching position,” Knust said. “It has always been a goal of mine to coach on this level and share my love of soccer.”

  • Shooters bring home more awards

    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Adair County Aug. 1 and came home with several trophies. The Sharpshooters took first place in five different categories and had three individual winners; Holly Hosey in bowhunter, 9-11 age group; Austin Harrod, in air pistol 15-18 age group and Jared Yount in black powder percussion.

    Bowhunter Archery

    9-11: Holly Hosey 1st, Kelli Booth 2nd. 1st Place team – Grace Adams, Kelli Booth, Holly Hosey, Jenah Peyton

  • Lady Cats golfers down Trimble

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled the short distance to Cardinal Hills Golf Course near Bedford to play the Trimble County Lady Raiders Aug. 12 and came away with a 190-221 win against their North Central Kentucky Conference rivals.

    Maddie Hensley, fresh off her win in the Henry County Invitational, led the way with a 39 for the nine-hole match. Bayleigh Boyer shot 46, Nikki Perkinson shot 47 and Carleigh Peyton scored a 53.

    Coach April Berry was excited to get a victory in the team’s first dual match of the year.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone basketball camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp beginning on Saturday Sept. 5 and running each Saturday through Sept. 26.

    The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Academy basketball coach Chris Armstrong and other current high school and college coaches. Each week there will be a special guest speaker. The camp is for both boys and girls.