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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats squeak by Owen County 1...

    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team got their second district win of the season on Sept. 25, when they defeated the visiting Owen County Rebels, 1-0.

    It was the Cats first shutout of the season and the first since they beat the Rebels 1-0 in 2010.

    Coach Bobby Jameson was proud of his defense but also credited a strategic change.

  • Peyton wins NCKC title; Lady...

    MacKenzie Peyton came from one down with three holes to play against Shelby Power of Owen County to win the individual title in the North Central Kentucky Conference golf tournament.

    Peyton pulled into a tie on the par-3 12th hole, at Fairview Golf Course in Wheatley, Sept. 24, that was her 16th hole of the day in the shotgun start format.

    Peyton’s tee shot came up just short of the green on a steep bank. Her chip shot settled just two feet from the hole and she made par. Power hit the green with her tee shot but three-putted for a bogey.

  • Wildcats finish fifth in NCKC;...

    The Henry County boys’ golf team traveled to Fairview Golf Course in Wheatley on Sept. 24 to play in the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament and finished fifth with a score of 386. Walton won the tournament with a score of 324.

    Sixth-grader Alex Hadden, who shot an 87, finished tied for 11th place to make the all-tournament team. Jacob Poore of Walton was the top individual with a 75.

    Isaac Klempner was second for the Cats with a 95, Jakob Beckley had a 99 and Robbie Cruse shot 105. Dillon Allen shot a 111 as the Cats fifth golfer.

  • Warriors crush Valley, Carroll

    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team hosted Carroll County on Thursday night in their second district seeding contest of the season and came away with a convincing 3-0 thrashing of the Lady Panthers.

    The win marks a Warriors’ sweep of the Lady Panthers, and a 5-0 district record.

    The Warriors jumped on top early in game 1 with strong serving from GaiLynn Carroll, who opened with two aces igniting a 6-0 run that forced the Lady Panthers into an early timeout.

  • Warriors blank Rebels

    The Eminence Warriors overcame rain and injuries on the road against a bigger opponent to win 26-0 over the Atherton Rebels Friday.

    The rain poured down from about one minute into the game until the end with only a brief break during halftime, according to coach Steve Frommeyer.

    “Our kids didn’t seemed bothered by the rain,” Frommeyer said. “Overall, we played our best game of the year.”

  • Lady Cats fall to Anderson, Owen

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Owen County Thursday night to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels.

    In the teams’ previous meeting at Henry County, the Lady Cats pulled out a 3-2 win.

    The Lady Rebels turned the tables this time around and won the match 3-2 to even the season series.

    Henry County started slow in the match and fell behind according to Coach Katie Ruff. But the Cats stormed back to take the first game.

  • Mud Cats swamp Waggener

    When the Henry County Wildcats took the field Friday night against Waggener, the field was still wet from earlier rains and the sky threatened still more.

    During the first half, the Cats dominated possession and field position while the rains held off. The Cats squandered two opportunities to break the game open. Their only score came on a Mason Fish 16-yard run with 7:12 left in the first quarter. Jacob Buckley’s extra point kick was good to make it 7-0.

  • Hensley 4th, Peyton 6th in Grant...

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Grant County Saturday to play in their final regular season tournament of the season and had good results from their top two players.

    Seventh-grader Maddie Hensley shot 76 to take fourth place and MacKenzie Peyton shot a 79 to take sixth in the tournament.

    Seventh-graders Nikki Perkinson and Hayley Peyton shot 118 and 126, respectively, to give the Cats a total of 399. Claire Young shot 143 as the Cats’ fifth player. The 399 total put the Cats in eighth place in the sixteen-team field.

  • 4-H sharpshooters excel at state...

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    After months of preparation, practice, and competitions, 23 Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea on September 14 and 15 for the prestigious state Shooting Sports Championships. 1262 of the best shooting sports members in the state battled for the top spots in archery, pistol, rifle, black powder, and shotgun.

    The Sharpshooters walked away with multiple individual and team awards, with the 15-18 age group repeating as state champions in both Shotgun and Black Powder.

  • Wildcat golf falls to South...

    The Henry County boys’ golf team hosted South Oldham in their final home match Sept. 16 at the Henry County Country Club, falling 175-191.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 45 followed by Isaac Klempner with a 46. Robbie Cruse and Dillon Allen each shot 50.