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Today's Sports

  • Sports brief

    Lady Cats Basketball Shoot for the Stars Basketball Camp

    The Henry County Lady Cats basketball team will host their annual basketball camp June 11-14. Doors open at 8 a.m. Grades 2 through 8 are eligible to participate. There is a $40 fee per camper or $30 for sisters of the same family. Campers receive a t-shirt, free snack each day, speakers and instruction in basketball fundamentals.

    Vaughn Named 8th Region Player of the Year

  • Wood signs with KSU

    It’s been a long time for the Eminence Warriors.

    Last week, senior Chelsea Wood committed to play softball for Kentucky State University.

    She is, head coach Bill Covington said, “the first softball player we’ve had (sign) since long before I came.”

    Woods has been a four-year player for the Warriors, and until this season was mostly a utility player for Covington.

  • Cats shoot down rockets

    Henry County Advances to the Semifinals with 5-2 Win over Shelby

    By Greg Woods
    For the Local
    On a steamy, hot Memorial Day the Henry County Wildcats fought from behind to secure a 5-2 victory over Shelby County to advance to the second round of the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Lady Cats fall to Gallatin...

    The Henry County Lady Cats walked onto the Gallatin County softball field last week hoping to settle the score with their district rival.

    Gallatin had the edge in the season’s series, 2-1, over Henry County. With a 5-1 win in the semifinals of the 31st District Softball tournament, Gallatin advanced to the championship game, and Henry County’s season was over.

  • New Castle Yankees
  • HCMS baseball

  • Eminence Elementary Archery team

  • Eminence softball falls to Owen...

     Despite their efforts, the Warriors fell in five innings, 14-2 to Owen. Prior to Monday night’s game, the Lady Warriors finished their regular season with a 15-2 win over Kentucky Country Day. In that game, Savanah Mertz had three doubles, Kelsie Craigmyle had a double and a triple, and Brenna Raisor pitched a complete game. “We played good defense (against KCD), it was just a good, all around ball game,” head coach Bill Covington said.

  • 4-H Sharp Shooters compete at...

    The Henry County Sharpshooters performed well this past Saturday at the Spencer County Shooting Sports Invitational.

    More than 300 participated, representing 13 counties.

    Jacob Wilson won first place in trap shooting 25 targets, 9 to 11 age division, in a shoot-out against teammate Dylan Rankin, who took second place.  Gavin Robinson was third.  Logan Yount was not far behind in this class in fifth place.

    Blake Jones won third place in trap shooting 25 targets, 12 to 14 age division, and Clayton Perry was fourth. 

  • Lions Club payout for diesel...


    In each of the six years of the New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull, the payouts have increased.
    And so has participation.
    This year, organizers expect participation in this weekend’s pull to take a big jump — the payout for the diesel class alone is at least $5,000.
    That’s more than double the payout for the 8,000-pound 2.6 disel class in 2011, according to one of the event’s organizers.