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    EHS, HCHS players named All-District

    EHS’ Madison Dockter and Jake McKinley were named to the 31st District all-tournament team. Dockter scored eight points in the Warriors loss to HCHS.

    McKinley scored 14 points in the Warriors’ overtime loss to Gallatin County.

    Lady Cats Sarah Foree and Maddie Hensley were named to the girls team.

    Foree had 13 points in the Lady Cats’ win against Eminence and Hensley had 15 points in the their loss to Owen County.

  • Warriors win 3 of 4 to finish...

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    To say the Eminence Warriors basketball team is hot would be an understatement. The Warriors are averaging 88.1 points per game over the last six games and 97.3 points per game over the last three games.

    They peaked in their home game with Evangel on Feb. 15 when they defeated the Eagles 103-63.

    The Warriors scored 42 points in the first quarter and 30 in the second to lead 72-33 at halftime.

    Jake McKinley was on fire to start the game according to EHS Coach Chris Nethery.

  • Wildcats wallop Raiders, 62-37

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    The Wildcats hosted the North Oldham Mustangs in their final regular season game Thursday night and fell victim to a torrid shooting display by the visitors in a 66-54 loss.

    North Oldham hit 14 of 22 3-point attempts on their way to the 12-point victory. Two of the misses came during mop up time with the substitutes for both teams playing the final two minutes.

    The game started slowly with both teams having long possessions that ended up netting just one point for North Oldham.

  • EHS girls win two to end season

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team finished the regular season with two wins last week. They traveled to Danville Feb. 16 where they knocked the Kentucky School for the Deaf 55-26.

    On Saturday night they celebrated senior night with a 54-43 win over Burgin.

    EHS 55 KSD 26

    The Warriors got off to a slow start after the long trip to play the Colonels.

    They managed just three free throws and a basket by Madison Dockter in the first period as they fell behind 9-5.

  • Lady Cats rip Redhawks

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Seneca Redhawks Friday night in the final regular season game of long-time HCHS Coach Todd Gilley’s career.

    Many of Gilley’s former players and their families were in attendance as he was honored before the start of the game.

    His present team wasted no time in building a big lead once the game began.

    Maddie Hensley hit a layup with 6:22 left in the first period to start a 10-2 run to open the game.

  • Ethan Tuggle signs with Union...

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    Ethan Tuggle has overcome some serious physical obstacles and now intends to play football at Union College next season.

    The Henry County High School three-sport athlete signed his letter of intent Friday in the HCHS library in front of his family and teammates.

    Tuggle plays football, basketball and baseball for the Wildcats, but all that got put on hold last year when he was diagnosed with two bulging discs that required surgery and kept him from playing any sports during his junior season.

  • Jameson named to All-Region team

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    HCHS senior center Gavin Jameson was named to the 8th Region Coaches’ Association All-Region team as voted on by the 8th Region coaches. Jameson was the fourth highest vote-getter on the 15-man team.

    Carson Williams was the top vote-getter and was neamed the region’s player of the year.

    South Oldham’s Steve Simpson and Owen County’s Devin Duvall were named co-coaches of the year.

    HCHS Coach Enoch Welch was pleased that his player was recognized for his outstanding play this year.

  • Lady Cats win three in a row at...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened a three-game home stand last week with a runaway 49-16 win over Whitefield Academy Feb. 9 on Senior Night.

    The Lady Cats used pressure defense and a fast-paced offensive attack to jump out to a 22-2 first period lead and never looked back.

  • Warriors romp past Raiders,...

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    The Eminence Warriors started a busy week by hosting the Carroll County Panthers Feb. 8 and lost 83-78 in a fast-paced game that was not decided until the final seconds.

    Carroll County jumped out to an 8-0 lead and stretched the margin to nine at 13-4 with 4:42 left in the first period before Kemryn Jenkins hit back-to-back 3-pointers to cut the lead to three with 3:19 left.

  • Jameson's 30 not enough

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    Gavin Jameson turned in another strong performance for the Henry County Wildcats Friday night. The big man torched Shelby County for 30 points but the rest of the Wildcats could muster just 13 points.

    Shelby County also struggled offensively against the Wildcats’ zone defense but had just enough firepower to pull out the win.