Today's Sports

  • Penalties cost Warriors in loss...


    The Eminence Warriors’ homecoming game against the Carroll County Panthers started brightly but some crucial mistakes in the second quarter gave the Panthers momentum that they rode to a 34-point victory.

  • Lady Cats volleyball gets two...


    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team had a busy week starting with a home match against Waggener on Sept. 15, then a road match with Owen County before finishing by hosting their own tournament over the weekend.

    HCHS 2 Waggener 0

    The Lady Cats defeated Waggener 25-22, 25-20.

  • Gridiron Cats rout Rebels....


    In an unusual twist to the football season, the Henry County Wildcats ended up with two victories in one week. They defeated the Owen County Rebels 49-14 on Labor Day and then beat the Walton-Verona Bearcats 28-0 on a rainy Friday night.

    HCHS 49

    Owen Co. 14

    It took two trips to Owenton but the Henry County Wildcats finally got the victory over the Owen County Rebels on Labor Day night.

  • Warriors runner-up in All A...


    After what can only be described as a dismal week of volleyball for the Eminence Warriors, the team traveled to Walton Saturday and made it all better with a run to the finals of the 8th Region All A Classic.

    The Warriors lost in three sets to Gallatin County and two sets to Trimble County to open the week. The Warriors were never really in either match as they lost to Gallatin 25-12, 25-15 and 25-17. Trimble County overwhelmed the Warriors by scores of 25-5 and 25-6.

  • Lady Cats down rivals


    The Henry County Lady Cats had a good week with wins over district rivals Carroll and Gallatin counties. That makes the Lady Cats 3-1 so far in district seeding matches, which ties them for the first seed with Gallatin County.

    Carroll County and Owen County stand at 2-2 in district games while Eminence is 0-4.

    HCHS 3 Carroll Co. 2

    The Lady Cats and host Lady Panthers went back and forth all night before the Lady Cats pulled away in the final two sets to win comfortably.

  • Warriors defeat Pacers


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Indiana Friday night and overcame sloppy conditions, a 14-0 deficit and several turnovers to pull out a 28-14 win over the Switzerland County Pacers.

    The game was played in rainy conditions as were many in the area over the weekend and it took its toll on the Warriors’ wide-open offense.

  • Sports Briefs

    Friends for Michael 5k

    The 19th annual Friends for Michael 5k run/walk will be held at Henry County High School Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m.

    Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in front of Henry County Middle School. To register in advance, contact Greg Woods at 655-2270 or go online to friendsformichael.org.

    The race begins on U.S. 421 in front of the high school, goes out to the fairgrounds and finishes on the Henry County High School track.

  • Lady Cats fall to Collins, 5-1


    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team traveled to Shelbyville on Labor Day to take on the Collins Lady Titans after winning five of their first six games to open the season. The Lady Cats were not able to muster their usual offensive firepower as they fell 5-0.

    The Lady Cats opened brightly with a couple of quick scoring opportunities for Savannah Medley but she was not able to beat the Collins goalkeeper.

    Collins soon got on the scoreboard with a couple of goals and led 3-0 by halftime.

  • Sharpshooters compete in state

    submitted by Jeannie Campbell

    Twenty-eight Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea this past weekend to compete in the 4-H State Championship and came home with two individual state champions and multiple team trophies.

    Hayley Hosey won first place in Air Pistol for the 12-14 age group with a score of 148 out of a possible 150. This is her second state championship in air pistol.

  • Cats Rumble through Jungle


    The Henry County Wildcats cross country team traveled to Goshen Saturday to compete in the North Oldham Rumble through the Jungle meet.

    The girls varsity finished 13th out of 16 teams in a very tough field. On the boys side freshman Zachery Woods and seventh-grader Keegan Kurtz ran respectable times despite being intimidated by the large, elite field.

    “Zachery and Keegan were very nervous at the start line,” Coach DeeDee New said. “But I thought they finished with good times.”