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Today's Sports

  • 8th Annual New Castle Lions Club...

    The New Castle Lions Club held its 8th annual Truck and Tractor Pull this past weekend. Although poor track conditions resulted in a cancellation Friday night, Saturday night’s pull went off without a hitch. Pullers from nine states made the trip to the fairgrounds to compete in the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League sanctioned event. The event’s coordinator, Justin Atchison, was quick to point out all those who contributed to the effort, including the New Castle Lions Club members, Nate Buckler, Steve Davie, Camie Hagan and Michael Douglas.

  • Lady Cats nip Lady Panthers on...

    The Henry County Lady Cats went into their game on May 6 with the Carroll County Lady Panthers knowing that they would be the fourth seed in the district tournament but still wanting to prove something against the top-seeded Carroll County Lady Panthers who defeated them 10-3 earlier in the season.

  • Warriors fall to Williamstown,...

    The Eminence Warriors’ baseball team hosted Gallatin County on May 6 and fell to the Wildcats 12-0 in five innings. With the win Gallatin County clinched the top seed in the district tournament that starts next week

    The Wildcats jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first but the Warriors kept it close until a six-run fifth inning did them in.

     “They had two on and two outs and we made an error that opened the door for them to score four runs,” Coach Jay Virgin said. “We should have been out of the inning without any runs.”

  • Wildcats whip Warriors

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their second win of the season over cross-county rivals the Eminence Warriors on May 5.

    The Wildcats got only eight hits against the Warriors but they used good base running and took advantage of five Eminence errors to score 13 runs.

    Connor Smith pitched for the Wildcats and held the Warriors to two runs on five hits. Smith struck out nine batters on the night.

  • HCHS wraps up season with home...

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team wrapped up the regular season with a home meet on Thursday night. Many of the teams participating in the meet brought one or two athletes as they tried to become eligible for the regional meets, which started this weekend. Henry County’s regional meet was held yesterday at Christian Academy and will be reported on in next week’s paper.

    Coach Melissa Sheron was pleased with her team’s final tune up.

  • Sharpshooters host event at...

    The Henry County Sharpshooters hosted their first YHEC event May 9 when the Brewer Invitational was held at Steel Tech Range in Eminence.  Thirty-one participants represented four counties, and once again, the Senior team won first place, while the Juniors won second in their division.

  • Warriors' softball honors...

    Coach Jerry Martin said of his seniors, “Both girls began the season setting an example to the younger players during the conditioning phase. No one ever beat Samantha in leg lifts! During the middle school season Jamie became involved by going to games, keeping the scorebook and being a good role model. Both remain good team players as the season closes.”

  • Wildcats pay tribute to seniors
  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week...

    Ethan is a senior on the Wildcat track and soccer teams.

    Parents Jason and Pam Smith

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to fish.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    P.E. because I don’t have to think and I like sports.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Duck Dynasty

    Favorite Movie:

    Saving Private Ryan

    Favorite music style/artist:

    I like all kinds of music. I listen to whatever is on the radio.

  • Wildcats crush Western Warriors...

    The Henry County Wildcats managed to get two games in last week despite the foul weather to start the week. On Thursday the Wildcats scored 10 runs in the first inning to put the game away against the Western High School Warriors en route to a 17-0 win. Friday night they played away at Simon Kenton where the tables were turned on the Wildcats as the Pioneers won 11-0 in five innings.

    HCHS 17 Western 0