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Today's Sports

  • HCHS student athlete of the week...

    Dakota is a junior on the Wildcats’ basketball and baseball teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Hang out with friends, play sports and play video games.

     

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA, FCA, Pep Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Social Studies.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I don’t really have a favorite style, but my favorite artist is Chief Keef.

     

  • Snowy odds and ends

    After an extremely busy week of high school basketball last week I was looking forward to a lighter schedule of games for this week’s issue.

    Six games seemed much more manageable and I was looking forward to giving each game a little more coverage. When there are 11 games on the schedule as there was last week it’s hard to do them all justice.

    But then Mother Nature decided to give us just enough snow over the weekend to cancel or postpone three of those games. That left me with the prospect of a very sparse issue for this week.

  • 'What they're good at...

    In a game rescheduled because of snow, the Henry County Lady Cats fell to Gallatin County, 87-39.

    Gallatin County was hot from the start, putting up 34 points in the first quarter on 15-of-17 shooting, including three 3-pointers.

    “They started off really hot,” Henry County coach Todd Gilley said. “If we made any small mistake on the defensive end, they took advantage and hit a jump shot. They attacked very quickly and even though our girls were back on defense, they attacked before we could set our defense.”

  • Third Quarter's the Charm

    The third quarter’s the charm for the Eminence Warriors.

    In games against Williamstown and Carroll County, the Warriors outscored their opponents by wide margins in the third period to blitz both opponents.

    Against Carroll County, the Warriors jumped out to a 6-1 lead as Jalen Dixie hit consecutive 3-pointers on the Warriors first two possessions.

  • Warriors fall to Lady Tigers

    With just 8 players available, the Eminence girls basketball team was shorthanded as they traveled to Bardstown Monday.

    The Warriors fell to the Lady Tigers, 55-14; thanks in part to a decisive, second-quarter run.

    With such a short roster, the Warriors were faced with the prospect of seeing pressure defense from the outset. Bardstown’s pressure was too much as turnovers piled up for EHS.

  • EHS Student athlete of the week-...

    Brooklyn is a senior on the Warriors’ basketball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    I like to play basketball recreationally and listen to music and I like to draw a little.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    I work at Hometown.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Senior seminar

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Hip hop and R&B/ Drake and Meek Mill

     

  • HCHS Student athlete of the week...

    Colleen is a junior on the Lady Cats’ basketball team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Play basketball for fun and hang out with friends and family.

    What about non-school activities?

    Kosair teen board, Broadway Baptist Church upward basketball and youth group.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta, National Honor Society, FBLA, FCA, Outdoors Club, Pep Club and FOR club leader.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

  • Warriors drop two in district

    The Eminence Warriors will play at least their next two games without senior Daishon Moore, who was ejected from the team’s Saturday night game at Carroll County.

    The Warriors were off to a hot start against the Panthers, hitting their first six shots, taking a 14-0 lead.

    But a scuffle broke out between Moore and Carroll County’s Dakota Corbin, resulting in the ejection of both players with 1:06 remaining in the opening period. Both players threw punches, and the ejection by referees means an automatic two-game suspension for each of them.

  • Cats Go Cold Against KCD

    In their sixth game in 10 days, the Henry County Wildcats went cold as they faced the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats, losing 47-36.

    The Cats got off to a good start in the opening period, but the offense ground to halt in the second half.

    Against KCD’s tough, physical inside play and outside pressure, the Cats managed just 6 points in the third quarter and a lone basket at the buzzer in the fourth quarter.

  • EHS girls fall to Carroll, KCD

    The Warriors traveled to Carrollton Saturday to take on the Lady Panthers and fell 64-20.

    Coach Bill Covington said, “We only had seven players. The girls exerted great effort for 32 minutes. They did not quit. Savannah  Mertz was our leading scorer and Emily Bryant and Tiffany Thomas led us in rebounding.”

    KCD 50 EHS 24

    The EHS Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville on Jan. 22 to take on the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats and fell 50-24.