Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats fall despite tough...


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Carroll County Lady Panthers on Jan. 6 and fell 35-29 despite a strong defensive effort.

    The Lady Cats got off to a slow start as Carroll jumped out to a 7-0 lead. Henry County did not score their first basket until Maddie Hensley scored a layup with 4:10 left in the first period. The Lady Panthers led 11-4 going into the second period.

  • EHS girls win two in a row


    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Jan. 5 to take on the Evangel Lady Eagles and came away with their third win of the season.

    It wasn’t easy as both teams struggled offensively in the early going. After one period of play both teams had a single point on the scoreboard.

    But the Warriors came out for the second period and went on a 12-2 run to lead 13-3.

    “We switched to man defense and got on a nice run,” Coach Zach Adair said.

  • Williamson sees NCAA finals


    Molly Williamson, a senior volleyball player at Henry County High School, got to experience what it is like to play at the college level when she participated in the Under Armour Volleyball Factory national tryouts.

    Williamson tried out from the Louisville location of the Volleyball Factory and was selected to go to Oklahoma City Dec. 18-21.

    While there she trained with 26 other players from around the country and saw the NCAA All-American game as well as the NCAA Championship.

  • Jeffries NCKC player of the week


    The North Central Kentucky Conference announced that Jackson Jeffries was named the conference player of the week for the week of Dec. 20-26.

    Jeffries averaged 23 points per game in the Raceland Derby Holiday Classic during that week as the Wildcats went 2-1 in the tournament.

    Dec. 20 Jeffries scored 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds in a one-point loss to Russell.

    Dec. 21 Jeffries scored 30 points, had six rebounds and dished out three assists in the Wildcats win over South Floyd.

  • Youth softball signups


    Henry County Little League softball and t-ball signups are going on now. We are fully chartered and insured through Little League International.

    Softball is for girls ages 6-18. Costs for softball will be $75 per player. There is a $10 dollar discount offered for each additional child signed up.

    T-ball is for both boys and girls ages 4-6. Costs for t-ball will $40 per player with a $10 discount for each additional child signed up.

    Signups are every Saturday in January at the Henry County High School gym from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Cornerstone Christian spring...


    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have an eight-week basketball league beginning Feb. 28. The league games will be played on Saturdays. The practices will be one night a week, either on Monday or Thursday night at each coach’s discretion.

    The ages are K through eighth grade boys and girls. Girls and boys will be on separate teams in third through eighth grade

    The cost is $70 if paid and registered by Jan. 31. Registration after this date will be $80.

  • Wildcats rout St. Patrick, 64-40


    The Henry County Wildcats found themselves playing in the first game of the day in the final round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament on New Year’s Eve against the Maysville St. Patrick Saints.

     It was not the game they wanted to play but the Cats struggled in their first two games of the tournament against Atherton and Bishop Brossart. That left them playing in the consolation opener at 10 a.m. and the Cats made the best of it, pulling away for a 24-point win.

  • EHS girls fall to Newport


    The Eminence Warriors’ girls’ basketball team traveled to Newport Saturday looking for a better result than the one they had against the Ladycats in their first meeting of the season.

    The first quarter was encouraging as the Warriors took an 8-5 lead.

    Both teams started in zone defenses and the Warriors had better success than the Ladycats in finding openings. Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington both hit 3-pointers for the Warriors and Destany Crawford added an inside basket.

  • Warriors fall to Eagles in...


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford on Dec. 29 and 30 to take part in the first annual Jim Hurst Holiday Classic named for the longtime Raider coaching legend.

    Ft. Knox 57 EHS 54 OT

    The Warriors got off to a fast start against Ft. Knox in the final game of the tournament with Kemryn Jenkins getting a couple of driving scores sandwiched around a Jake McKinley 3-pointer.

  • Scoring drought dooms Lady Cats...


    The Henry County Lady Cats got off to hot start in their first game of teh new year Saturday in Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium.

    The Lady Cats, who have had trouble offensively for much of the season, jumped out to a 16-11 lead on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first period.

    But then disaster struck. Haley Miles’ runner that gave the Lady Cats that 16-11 lead would be the last points the Lady Cats scored for over 13 minutes spanning three quarters.