Today's Sports

  • Warriors get first district win...


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats May 5 and defeated their district rivals 6-3.

    Cole Lawson gave a strong pitching performance and the Warriors’ offense came through with some clutch hits to get their first district win of the season.

    The Warriors jumped on top with two runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a single and Trey Gregory followed with a walk. With two outs Lawson doubled to left-centerfield to bring home both runs.

  • Wildcats get back on track, win 3


    The Henry County Wildcats had a busy week starting with losses to district rivals Carroll and Owen counties.

    They bounced back Thursday with a win over Whitefield at home and then defeated KCD and Seneca on Saturday.

    Carroll Co. 9 HCHS 6

    The Wildcats played better against the Panthers than last week when Carroll won 9-1 at Henry County. On the return trip the Wildcats got their bats going but could not shut down the Panthers’ offense.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in track meet


    The Henry County Wildcats’ Track team competed in their final regular season meet Thursday when they hosted an all-comers meet attended by Eminence, Trimble County, Carroll County and Collins.

    Several Wildcats won their events and several Warriors placed well.

    Connor Finley won the 110-meter hurdles and Jesse Potts won the 100-meter dash for the Wildcats. Sam Grigsby finished fifth in the hurdles and Cameron Paynter finished third in the 100-meter dash. No ties were available due to a timing malfunction.

  • Busy week for EHS softball team


    The Eminence Warriors softball team started off a busy week on the diamond with a doubleheader at Owen County on May 4.

    The Warriors lost the first game of the doubleheader 10-0 and the second game, 11-0.

    In the first game Aaliyah Bailey got the only hits for the Warriors while Lyndsey Craigmyle had a walk and two stolen bases. Madison Dockter also walked and stole a base.

  • Dixie signs with Spalding...


    Jalen Dixie had to wait a year, but his dream of playing college basketball is about to come true.

    Dixie, a 2014 graduate of Eminence High School and a standout basketball player for the Warriors, signed with Spalding University May 6 in a ceremony held in the EHS gym.

    Family, faculty and friends looked on as Dixie signed his name on the dotted line that committed him to suit up for the Golden Eagles next season.

  • Payton signs with St. Catharine...


    Megan Payton has endured a lot of physical hurdles in her high school sports career but after a successful basketball and volleyball season, the Henry County High School senior has seen her hard work and perseverance pay off.

    Payton signed a letter of intent to play basketball for St. Catharine College May 5 in the HCHS library.

  • Wildcats beat EHS, sneak by...


    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hosted district rival Carroll County April 27 and fellåç to the Panthers 10-1 in a game that was close for five innings.

    Henry County scored first in the bottom of the second inning.

    Adam Kent led off with a single to centerfield before Daniel Murray doubled with two outs to bring him home.

    Carroll County struck back for three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. The Panthers scored the runs with the benefit of two hits, two Wildcat errors and a walk.

  • Warriors vanquish Vikings


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Valley April 27 and came out on top 5-3.

    The Warriors did all their offensive damage in the first two innings then held on in the end for the win.

    The Warriors got a strong pitching performance from Cole Lawson who went the distance while striking out eight Viking batters.

    The Warriors scored three runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a walk. After Trey Gregory grounded out and Austin Jones flew out, Mitchell Metten and Cole Lawson walked to load the bases.

  • Lady Cats come back vs. Owen


    The Henry County Lady Cats found themselves down 5-0 after two innings on April 27 at Owen County but rallied to pull out a 7-6 win.

    The Rebels scored one run in the bottom of the first with a couple of infield hits and a Henry County error.

    They added four more in the second with three straight singles and a triple by the Lady Rebels’ Shelby Gambrell who missed the first game between the teams due to injury. After Gambrell brought the base runners, a groundout scored her to make it 5-0.

  • EHS girls fall to Walton,...


    The Eminence Warriors girls’ softball team hosted Walton-Verona in a doubleheader April 27 and fell to the Bearcats 15-0 and 14-5.

    Coach Jerry Martin said his team acted intimidated by Walton’s reputation in the first game.

    “In the first game we were shaking in our boots,” Martin said. “We had too much fear of their reputation. You have to respect your opponent without fearing them.”

    In the second game the Warriors’ bats came to life as they got eight hits and scored five runs.