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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats go 0-5 in rough week

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a rough week with five losses, three of which came by one run. The Lady Cats lost close games to Shelby County, Gallatin County and Fern Creek and dropped a four-run decision to George Rogers Clark in a game that was closer than the score indicated. Western Hill defeated the Lady Cats by 10 runs in four innings in the opener of the Western Hills Invitational tournament.

    Gallatin Co. 3 HCHS 2

    The Lady Cats took on Gallatin County April 23 and came out on the short end of a pitching duel.

  • Taylor Made act of kindness

    Shayn Straughn, a freshman at Henry County High School, was the recipient of a random act of kindness a couple of weeks ago.

    Straughn was on the Henry County golf team this past fall and has only been playing for a couple of years. Shayn describes his game as ‘a work in progress.’

    Like many young aspiring golfers, Straughn’s equipment was of the hand-me-down variety. You might describe his equipment as well worn if you want to be kind.

  • There is good in the world

     

     

    On Monday, April 15 I got a text in the midst of trying to write what felt like dozens of reports on baseball, softball and track. I was also distracted by the events in Boston like everyone else in the country that day.

    The text was from a former colleague. It said, “I may have a pretty good human interest story for you if you get the time to call this week.”

  • Henry sweeps in Cats' fight

    The Henry County Wildcats capitalized on errors in a doubleheader with Gallatin County, winning both games Saturday.

    The Cats got strong pitching from Seth Williams and Brad West and good defense to work out of a couple of jams on their way to a 7-0 win in the first game.

    After a scoreless first inning the Wildcats broke out for four runs in the second inning.

  • Freshman goes to the wall...

    The Henry County Lady Cats needed a big catch from freshman left fielder Shelby Ray to hold on to a victory over host Owen County in a district seeding game last week.

    They got it.

    Owen County trailed 9-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh, but rallied for four runs and had the bases loaded with two outs when Ray snagged a deep hit that was destined to be a walk-off home run for the Lady Rebels.

    Coach Jon Kasten described the final tense moments:

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-...

    Morgan is a senior on the Warriors’ softball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    I like to read and play softball recreationally.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    I work at Dairy Queen.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club and Voice Team.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I really like everything/Boyce Avenue.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week...

    Austin is a senior on the Wildcats’ track team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing other sports, hanging with friends and fishing and hunting.

    What about non-school activities?

    I help with youth baseball when I can. I am in the Love-a-Child mentoring program and I help at elementary track meets.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I like rap and some country/ I just listen to them all.

  • Henry County Middle School...

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    The Henry County Middle School boys’ soccer team played Carroll County on April 8.

    In the first half Carroll County took a 1-0 lead, then D.J. Aneszko tied the game. Carroll scored again to lead 2-1 at the half.

    In the second half Carroll added another goal to make it 3-1 before Devon Shaw scored to bring it to 3-2.

    Henry County had several shots on goal but could not get another goal.

    With seven minutes remaining, Carroll scored the final goal to end the game 4-2. Defensive leaders were Luke Yantz and Jeff Cox.

  • Sports Brief-Elementary track...

    Due to scheduling conflicts all Henry County elementary track meets have been cancelled for this year. The Henry County track team hopes to resume the elementary track meets next season.

  • Magness signs with Thomas More

    Henry County linebacker Nick Magness will join his brother Luke and former teammates Cody Hinkle and Eric Butler at Thomas More College.

    The senior signed his letter of intent last week.

    Magness saw the atmosphere surrounding the team as a big reason for selecting the school in northern Kentucky.

    “I like the atmosphere a lot,” he said. “I like how excited the coaches get when you make good plays. I like how close the coaches are to the players and how the coaches join in with the players when the players are doing something.”