Today's Sports

  • Cats take two against Grant

    Picking up where they left off on March 19, the Henry County Wildcats swept a double-header against Grant County on Friday.

    The first game on the night was a continuation of a game that began on March 19, but was suspended due to darkness after eight innings tied at 4-4. The Wildcats had had a 4-1 lead going into the seventh but allowed three runs in the inning to force the game into extra innings. After a scoreless eighth inning the umpires stopped play.

  • Track Cats take third, fourth at...

    As they squared off against their area rivals, the Henry County girls track team took fourth place, despite a pair of first place finishes. The boys team took third place, also despite a pair of first place finishes.

    Freshman Destany Crawford won the 100-meter hurdles and eighth grader Teagan Fish won the 400-meter dash to lead the girls team.

  • GSP profile - Logan Graves

    Logan Graves, 16, of Smithfield is the son of Kelley Graves and Chad Graves. His gradnparents are Linda House and Tom House.

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  • Lady Cats sweep double-header

    In games so one-sided neither coach had much to say, the Henry County Lady Cats swept the Eminence Warriors in a double-header on Friday.

    The Lady Cats won both games, 10-0 and 18-0.

    In the first game of the doubleheader against Eminence the Lady Cats got a strong pitching performance from Krista Deburger.

    Deburger threw a no-hitter as she struck out 14 of 16 batters. She also had two hits in the game with two RBI’s. Vaughn also had two hits including a triple.

  • The good and bad of softball

    It was, Bill Covington noted dryly, a week that showed “the good and bad” of Eminence softball.

    Friday, the Warriors turned in a disappointing performance against Henry County. But just two days prior, they played what Covington said may have been their best game of the season, a 6-8 loss to Owen County.

    “We were behind 7-0 after two innings, and then we held them to one run the rest of the game,” Covington said. “We played really good defense.”

  • Cats breeze past Carroll,...

    Henry County’s Alex Miles delivers a pitch against Walton Verona on April 19, where he delivered a six-inning performance. Miles relieved Matt Ricketts in the Wildcats win against Carrollton, pitching the final three innings of the 5-1 win. Below, Jake Hartlage slides into second on an attempted steal.

  • Fall after tough seventh inning...

    In a classic pitchers’ duel, the Henry County Wildcats earned a 5-1, come-from-behind win in 10 innings over Carroll County.

    Carroll County struck first in the April 17 game with a run in the bottom of the third, after loading the bases with two singles and a walk. Another single pushed across their only run of the game.

  • Cats relay despite weather,...

    Despite warm temperatures this spring, the Henry County track team was hit by some of the coldest, wettest weather of the season when they hosted the Wildcat Relays on Saturday, April 21, and an all-comers meet on Tuesday, April 17.

    Injury and illness also plagued the Wildcats as several key members of the team missed the big day. On the previous Tuesday the Cats had a great day to host their third all-comers meet of the season.

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  • State Champion

    Emma LaRoche, of Oldham County, competed Saturday at the USTA State Meet in Morehead. She won two state titles in her age category: State Champion, advanced beginner tumbling; and State Champion, beginner double mini. She won second place in novice trampoline, and received the high point award for tumbling.

    LaRoche is the great-granddaughter of Polly Troxell, of Eminence, and the granddaughter of Terry and Lewis LaRoche of Smithfield. Her parents are Melissa and Jerry LaRoche.