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Today's Sports

  • HCHS to Western Hills: 'He’...

    The chant said it all: He’s our coach now.

    In a game as physical for the Cats as it was emotional for the Wolverines, the Henry County student section poured salt on a wound: they reminded the Western Hills players and fans that the man leading the home team Wildcats didn’t belong to the Wolverines anymore. The chant began in the fourth quarter, as Henry County worked its way toward a 71-62 win.

  • Injuries plague Warriors in...

    In the closing seconds of a close game, Evangel Christian drove the lane, tossing up a layup that could have tied the game, forcing overtime with Eminence.

    Brandon Mitchell had none of it, and swatted the shot away, picking up his seventh block.

    The Warriors howled and thumped their chests, and walked away with a squeaker of a win: 56-54 over Evangel Christian.

    “It was a game of runs,” Eminence head coach Chris Nethery said. “We were up by 8, 10 points (about) three times, and kind of gave it back.”

  • YOUTH SPORTS UPDATE

    HCMS seventh-grade hoops

    HCMS 21, East Oldham 35

    Before the Wildcats went on the holiday break, two away games were scheduled with very good teams. 

    The first with East Oldham started very slow and sluggish scoring only 9 points in three quarters of play.  Team defense was not good initially and there were too many turnovers. 

  • Seniors post 5k times under 20m...

    Despite posting solid times Saturday, no runner from Henry County qualified for the state cross country championships.
    Eminence’s Adam Case ran the 5k qualifying race in 19:47, his second fastest time this season, but not quite enough to qualify for the Class A Championships.

  • Tunovers costly in Eminence loss...

    “Do what I said, do it with class. You say good game, good season, good luck.”

    It could’ve been Eminence High School football head coach Steve Frommeyer saying those words Friday night. And he may have.

    But it was Ludlow High School head coach Rick Hornsby Sr. His Panthers defeated Frommeyer’s Warriors 55-28, and drew Eminence’s season to a close.

  • 'Cats give their all in 14-...

    They saved their best for last.

    It may not have been quite enough to overcome the Corbin Redhounds, who defeated the Wildcats 14-7, and advanced to the second round of the class 3A playoffs.

    “The kids played outstanding,” head coach Jason Spencer said.

    “The kids played hard, they never quit. It wasn’t depressing — our kids fought the entire game.”

  • A kick in the park

    Monday night, they gathered at a leisurely pace at Harry Hill Park; men and women of various ages and various athletic abilities.

    Once the teams were assembled, they took the small baseball field, in turns, to boot a soft-ish rubber ball as hard as they could.

    With rules similar to adult co-ed softball, two teams kicked it out for five innings before Odds & Ends was declared the winner with 12 runs to Campbellsburg Baptist Church’s zero.

    The teams were gatherd as part of a small, but enthusiastic group of adult kickball players.

  • Da Bears go deep, beat ‘Cats 40-...

    Take away the third quarter, and the Henry County Wildcats game at Spencer County would have a vastly different result.

    But the third quarter — in which Spencer County scored two unanswered touchdowns — put the Bears ahead and on their way to the final score of 40-27, handing the Wildcats a loss.

    “We got down in the third quarter, and kind of changed things around halfway through the third, and that seemed to open us up a little bit,” Henry County Head Coach Jason Spencer said. “We were able to move the ball.”

  • EHS, HCHS cross country prep for...

    It all comes down to one big meet for three senior cross country runners.
    Eminence senior Adam Case and Henry County seniors Hayden Hughes and Cassey Fischer will compete Saturday in regional tournaments that could determine whether or not they get a chance to run in the state tournament.

    For Case, it could be a dream come true.

  • Henry County hosts first...

    The Henry County Cross Country team hosted its first-ever invitational Saturday, drawing 255 athletes representing 12 different schools from around the region to  the Renaissance Run at the Renaissance Park in Eminence.