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Today's Sports

  • Helping dreams take flight


    While many students were using fall break to catch up on their sleep or playing video games incessantly, the Eminence Warriors football team was helping a group of people to better the quality of their life. At the same time, the Warriors were learning some great life lessons.

  • Wildcats fall to Bears, 21-0, in...


    Wet, windy and chilly conditions on Friday made for a miserable night in more ways than one for the Henry County Wildcats.
    The Cats fell 21-0 to visiting Spencer County in the regular season finale, a game in which the dismal conditions resulted in turnovers for both teams.
    But Spencer County found enough offense to take advantage of the Wildcats’ miscues, scoring 3 touchdowns on the night. Henry County mustered just 108 yards of total offense for the evening.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-...

    Emily is a sophomore on the Warriors’ volleyball and track teams.
    What are your hobbies?
    I’m too busy for hobbies.
    What about non-school activities?
    Eminence Baptist Youth Group, Youth Coalition.
    How about school clubs?
    Pep Club, Student Council, Senior Beta, FCA.
    What is your favorite music style/artist?
    Country I don’t know. I like too many.
    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Math.
    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week...

    Jared is a sophomore on the Wildcats’ football and track teams.

    What are your hobbies?
    Shooting and archery with the 4-H shooting sports and the Youth Hunter Education Challenge shooting team and hunting.
    What about non-school activities?
    New Castle Baptist youth group.
    How about school clubs?
    TSA.
    What is your favorite school subject?
    IED Intro to Engineering design.
    What’s your favorite music style/artists?
    Country/ pretty much all country artists.

  • Wildcats claw past Panthers

    With few exceptions, the Henry County Wildcats defense put on a clinic last week at Elizabethtown.

    The Cats traveled to Elizabethtown on Friday and came away with a 21-7 district win against the Panthers.

    The early going was tough for the Cats as E-town struck first at 10:12 into the game on a 52-yard touchdown run by Panther quarterback Josh Williams. Henry County head coach Jason Spencer said the touchdown was the result of two missed assignments. The extra-point attempt was good and the Panthers took an early 7-0 lead.

  • One foot? No problem

     

     

    When you meet Matt Sallee you quickly realize that you are talking to a young man who, as normal as he wants to be, is extraordinary.

    Sallee is an 8th grade football player and track athlete at Henry County Middle School. And he has a prosthetic leg.

  • Back in the saddle

     

     

    It’s been awhile since I wrote a column. Two months to be exact.

    It’s not because I have run out of opinions. That’ll never happen.

    It’s not because I’ve run out of embarrassing stories to tell on myself. Unfortunately that’ll never happen either.

  • Turnovers doom Warriors in 70-14...

    For 1.5 quarters the Eminence Warriors hung tough against the highly regarded Frankfort Panthers on Friday.

    But a late second quarter scoring spree by Frankfort doomed to the Warriors to their worst defeat of the season. The final score was 70-14.

    But with 2:43 left in the 2nd quarter Eminence trailed by 8 points at 22-14.

    A series of turnovers allowed the Panthers to score 27 points in just 2:42 and at halftime, what had been a competitive game became a rout as Frankfort went into the locker room leading 49-14.

  • Sports Briefs

    Youth Basketball Signups

    The Henry County youth basketball teams will hold sign ups from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27, at the Henry County Middle School Gym. Students in grades K-8 are eligible.  For more info contact William Peyton at 321-7776.

    Baughman earns No. 1 southern ranking

  • First Deer Harvest

    Calen Rae Martin, 11, of Smithfield, a 6th grade student at Henry County Midddle School, harvested her first doe in Nelson County with L. B. Moore, her uncle. The doe field dressed at 90 pounds. It was killed the evening of Saturday, Oct. 13.