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Today's Sports

  • Sharpshooters compete at...

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    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters traveled to Chaplin, Ky. to compete in the Washington Co. Invitational on June 1. Once again, the Sharpshooters had big wins in every category.

    Results

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    12-14 age group-3rd place: Dylan Rankin

    15-18 age group-1st place team: Jacob Yount, Justin Yount, Jared Yount, Devin Hagan, Blake Jones

    Archery Bowhunter

    9-11 age group-1st place: Haley Hosey

    15-18 age group-2nd place: Jacob Yount

  • Camp SPIKE!

    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team hosted a youth camp for girls in second through 10th grades last week. The girls participated in various drills to improve the fundamental skills of passing, setting, serving and hitting. They also had fun games included each day including relays and dodge ball.

  • Sports Briefs

    New Castle Chiefs to hold signups

    The New Castle Chiefs youth football team signups will be July 8, 9 and 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. behind the Henry County Board of Education. Students in grades 2-6 are eligible. For more information contact Parker Howard at (502) 396-5573.

    Henry County Youth football signups

  • Henry County Mustangs win two...

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    The Mustangs youth baseball team coached by Randy Berry traveled to Louisville to play in the Pink Bat Classic on Mothers’ Day weekend. The Mustangs won the tournament by winning all four games.

    The first game was against the Louisville Fire on Saturday and the Mustangs won 11-0. Jaydon Berry was the leading hitter in the game, going 4-4 with a double. Seth Hicks pitched a one-hit shutout.

  • Former Cats revel in first, last...

    Former Wildcat baseball player Jared Payton recently finished his freshman year as a baseball player for Asbury College.

    Payton had limited varsity playing time this year but will return next year with a season of experience under his belt.

    Payton went 3-for-14 at the plate and started five games. He appeared in four other games. He had two runs scored and one RBI.

  • Lady Cats' win over Carroll...

    Though the baseball, softball and track seasons are now over, there were highlights aplenty.

    1.  The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Carroll County Panthers in the district tournament to qualify for the regional tournament.

    The Lady Cats had only three seniors on this year’s team and no juniors but showed that they will be a force to be reckoned with in the future as they knocked the cover off the ball most of the season. The team had an up and down season that included a lot of good hitting and fielding miscues.

  • Local Golfers competing in...

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are back on the Mussleman-Dunne Junior Golf Tour for a second season. Hadden has competed in three events and Klempner in four events in the boys 11-12 age division.

    MacKenzie Peyton also competed in the girls’ championship division in four tour events.

    Hadden won two of the tournaments he has entered, shooting 75 at Stone Crest Golf Course to win the KIA Classic on May 18 and 19. He shot another 75 at Seneca Golf Course on May 25 and 26 to take top honors.

  • On-the-job training

     

     

    One year ago I retired from teaching and became a sportswriter-in-training.

  • Wildcats go to camp

     

    The Henry County High School basketball team’s youth basketball camp was a big success this year according to coach Enoch Welch.

  • Henry County Youth Baseball...

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    The Henry County Little League Spring Fling baseball tournament was May 22. The Rockies (above left) beat the White Sox (above right) 8-3 in the 8-10 year old division to claim first place. The White Sox finished as runners-up.