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Today's Sports

  • MARCH 18, 1949: Regional Tourney...

    FERN CREEK, KY — The Eminence High School basketball team won the Eighth Regional Tournament at Fern Creek Saturday night, defeating Fairdale 35 to 33, after trailing the entire game. With about a minute to go Wallace Lowry pitched in a field goal to go ahead.

    They entered the Kentucky State Tournament on Thursday.

  • Busch dominates field to take...

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Kyle Busch, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, dominated the competition en route to capturing the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Kentucky Speedway, Saturday.

  • Wildcats rush past Warriors, 33-...

    EMINENCE, Ky — For the second week in a row, kicker Chet Ervin saved the day as the Henry County Wildcats came back from a second half deficit last Friday to defeat the Eminence Warriors at Eminence, 33-32.
    Ervin’s 27-yard game-winning field goal came after a stubborn Eminence team trudged  through the mud at home to take a second half lead back from the Wildcats. With four seconds left and Henry County down 32-30, Ervin’s kick split the uprights for the win.

  • 1-point thriller

    Nearly 10 years ago, Chet Ervin’s kick sailed through the crossbars and sealed a win for the Henry County football team over its cross-county rivals Eminence in a one-point thriller, 33-32. From all accounts — including those written about in the Local — a thriller is exactly what it was.

  • Angels, White Sox are baseball...

    Both champions of the Henry County Youth Baseball League this season lost their first game in the season-ending tournament before rolling off consecutive wins, including two over the same team in the finals, to win from the loser’s bracket.

  • Angels, White Sox are baseball...

    Both champions of the Henry County Youth Baseball League this season lost their first game in the season-ending tournament before rolling off consecutive wins, including two over the same team in the finals, to win from the loser’s bracket.

  • Henry County Wildcats Thirtieth...

    New Castle, Ky - Saturday night, at the Henry County gym, the Henry County Wildcats won the 30th District Championship by defeating the Shelbyville Devils, 69-65, in a hard-fought final game of the tournament.
    The entire game was nip and tuck with the quarter scores, Henry County 15 and Shelbyville 14, at the end of the first; Henry County 29 and Shelbyville 34 at the end of the first half; Henry County 44 to Shelbyville’s 46 at the end of the third quarter.

  • Henry County has three golfers...

    In her first appearance at the Women’s Kentucky State Amateur, MacKenzie Peyton qualified for the championship flight, and long-time players Melanie Simpson and Tammy Pryor were matched against each other on the opening day for the first time as all three Henry County golfers played in the State Am in Murray last week.

  • Looking back

    To find out the last time the Henry County boys’ basketball team won a district championship — before this past year’s team claimed the 31st District crown — you have to search back 40 years, to 1971.
    The Wildcats beat the now-defunct Shelbyville Devils, 69-65, in the finals, thanks to a 25-point fourth-quarter performance from the Cats and 31 points from sharp shooter Mike West. It was all written about in the March 11, 1971 edition of the Henry County Local.

  • Looking back

    To find out the last time the Henry County boys’ basketball team won a district championship — before this past year’s team claimed the 31st District crown — you have to search back 40 years, to 1971.
    The Wildcats beat the now-defunct Shelbyville Devils, 69-65, in the finals, thanks to a 25-point fourth-quarter performance from the Cats and 31 points from sharp shooter Mike West. It was all written about in the March 11, 1971 edition of the Henry County Local.