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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats win district title

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    The Henry County Lady Cats looked like they were on their way to a blowout win the finals of the 31st District tournament Thursday night. They scored three goals in the first 15 minutes and led 4-1 with 11:21 left in the first half. By halftime they still led 5-2 but the Owen County Lady Rebels would not give up and came back to make it 6-5 about midway through the second half.

  • Wildcats tame Tigers, 40-31

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Bardstown Friday night with a trip to the playoffs at stake and came away with a 40-31 win.

    The game started as a defensive battle with the score 14-6 in favor of Henry County at halftime. However, the game turned into a shootout in the second half with the Cats getting an important stop late and then scoring the clenching touchdown.

    Tyler Raisor had a huge game for the Wildcats scoring five rushing touchdowns and passing for another.

  • Klempner competes at State

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    Henry County High School golfer Isaac Klempner competed at the state golf tournament in Bowling Green on Oct. 3. Klempner, a sophomore, shot a seven-over 79 and missed the cut to play on the second day by two strokes.

    HCHS athletic director Jon Kasten, who was filling in for HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said two holes prevented Klempner from making the cut.

    “Isaac played really well,” Kasten said. “Except for two holes.”

  • Hensley finishes 22nd at State

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    HCHS golfer Maddie Hensley competed at the state tournament Friday and Saturday and finished 22nd after shooting 76-85 for a total of 161.

    Hensley had a solid first round. She made three bogeys through the first seven holes before getting a birdie on the eighth hole. She made the turn at two-over par.

    Hensley recorded seven pars and two bogeys on the back nine to finish the first day at four-over and in the top ten.

  • HCHS ties Whitefield, 1-1

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    The visiting Whitefield Academy Wildcats opened the scoring about nine minutes after the kickoff and tried to hang on as the Henry County Wildcats maintained constant attacking pressure the rest of the way.

    Whitefield’s goal came on their first foray into the Henry County territory when a cross from about 20 yards out on the right rolled across the center of the field where a Whitefield forward was waiting to slot it home.

    Henry County had several shots to tie the rest of the half.

  • Lady Cats defeat PRP, 2-1

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Pleasure Ridge Park Oct. 2 and jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half, then held on to win 2-1.

    The Lady Cats had the majority of the possession early on but could not find the back of the net until Micah Hardin hit a 20-yard shot from a tight angle on the right side with 11:28 left in the first half. The shot sailed over the PRP goalkeeper’s head and into the net. Presley Crowe assisted on the goal.

  • CC Cats compete at Tates Creek

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    The Henry County cross country team ran at Masterson Station Park in Lexington Saturday in the Tates Creek Invitational meet. The team was missing several runners due to fall break and did not have team scores.

    Freshman Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats with a 15th place finish in a field of 53 runners with a time of 18:46.

  • Hensley wins golf regional

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    Maddie Hensley followed up her 68 to win the NCKC golf tournament last week with another under par round of 70 at the Shelbyville Country Club to take the region five golf tournament by seven strokes over her nearest competitor, Cameron Martin of Sacred Heart.

    Hensley started on the back nine and had two bogeys and two birdies to make the turn at even par.

  • Warriors win shootout, 42-34

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to northern Kentucky to take on the Dayton Green Devils Friday night and got off to rough start in more ways than one.

    “We got caught in a traffic delay and made it to the field five minutes before game time,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “They delayed kickoff for 15 minutes so we could get off the bus and get ready to play.”

  • Generals make stand, beat...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Thomas Nelson Generals Friday night on homecoming night in an important district matchup.

    The Wildcats were victimized by a big play on the Generals’ first possession when a short pass to the sideline turned into a 66-yard touchdown play. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 10:00 minutes left in the first period.