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Today's Sports

  • 2013-14 HCHS Cheerleaders
  • Dill picked to lead Bat Cats

    Stuart Dill, who was an assistant baseball coach at Spencer County the last two years, has been named the new baseball coach for Henry County.

    Dill played baseball for the Bears in high school for seven years, starting off with the team as a sixth grader. He started his college career at Volunteer State and finished with two seasons as a pitcher for Indiana University Southeast.

  • Back for round 2 of fall sports

     

     

    The kids are back in school and the sports teams have been practicing for nearly a month, which means that the fall sports season is about to heat up.

  • Playing with pros

     

     

    Few athletes in Henry County have made it as far in the professional sports world as Steve Olsen who played football and baseball at Henry County from 1984 to 1988.

    Olsen  — a high school pitcher and quarterback — played baseball for the Eastern Kentucky Colonels from 1988 to 1991 and was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 1991.

  • Gross, Paul are HCCC Club...

    The Henry County Country Club hosted its club championship Saturday and Sunday. Buddy Gross won the men’s championship flight with a 36-hole total of 143. Carolyn Paul won the women’s championship flight with a score of 170.

    Sixty men competed in four flights during the two-day event. Gross shot 69 on the opening day to trail Vincent Vaughn by one stroke going into the second day. Gross came back on Sunday to shoot 74 while Vaughn shot 77 to get the comeback victory by two strokes. Jimmie Simpson was third after shooting 73-78-151.

  • Lady Cats charge through thre...

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team has hit the ground running with five golf tournaments in the first week of the season.

    After competing in the Shelby County Invitational and Henry County Invitational Aug. 3 and 5, the Lady Cats played in the Grant County Invitational on Aug. 6.

    MacKenzie Peyton followed up her runner-up finish in the Henry County tournament with another second place finish at Grant County. Peyton shot 77 and was beaten for the top spot by Nadine Innes of Ryle by one stroke.

  • Sports Brief-Cornerstone...

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp from Sept. 7 to 28, a total of four Saturdays.

    Chris Armstrong and current college coaches will lead the camp.

    The camp will focus on individual instruction, offensive moves, ball handling, shooting, passing, defensive techniques and agility.

    The ages are kindergarten through 5th grade, and will meet 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Sixth through 12th grade both boys and girls will meet from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Another Doping Scandal?

     

     

    It seems that Major League Baseball is taking another image hit this summer. Alex Rodridguez and several high-profile players have received lengthy suspensions for using performance-enhancing drugs; and in Rodriguez’s case trying to cover it up. But maybe it is not MLB that is taking the hit to their image this time. Maybe the individual players will take the hit.

  • HCCC hosts Champions tourney

    Henry County Country Club hosted the KPGA Junior Tournament of Champions on July 31 and Aug. 1. The tournament consisted of several age divisions for boys and girls.

    Two local players, Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner, competed in the 11-12 age division and acquitted themselves well.

    Klempner shot 43 on the first day and 40 on the second to finish the 18-hole tournament with an 83, good for sixth place.

  • Lady Cats host invitational

    The Henry County girls’ golf team got their season under way with two tournaments this week.

    Saturday, the Lady Cats played in the Shelby County Invitational and on Monday they hosted their own tournament.

    The young team shot 398 Monday with MacKenzie Peyton leading the way shooting a 2-under-par 69, which was good for second place.

    Only Maddie Hamilton, one of the top-ranked players in the state from last year’s state champion team Sacred Heart could better Peyton, and shot a 68.