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Today's Sports

  • Instructional Basketball League

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall instructional league beginning Saturday, Sept. 15. It will run four Saturdays until Oct. 6. Each week will have two hours of instruction followed by a game.

  • Dees to hit the diamond for...

    Former Eminence high school softball player Shelby Dees will be joining the Georgetown College Tigers’ softball team when play begins in 2013.

    Along with Sandy Young of Allen County-Scottsville and Rachel Simms of Bullitt East, Dees rounds out a strong recruiting year for the Tigers.

    According to Georgetown Coach Thomas Thornton in a news release, these three players will add versatility to the team.

  • History-making Olympics

     

    The 30th Olympiad is now in the history books and it will be remembered for many things, including all the athletes who will be remembered as the best their respective sports have ever produced. Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and the beach volleyball duo Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh all cemented their place in Olympic and sporting history with dominating performances yet again.

  • Warriors serve up a 2-0 record

    After the kill shot she fired over the net dropped to the floor, Tiffany Thomas pumped her fist and roared.

    The shot sealed the second win in a row for the Warriors as they downed the Waggener Wildcats 25-22, 25-20, and gave Eminence its best start since 2005. It also capped an electric second-game comeback, which included a crucial nine-serve run by Emily Coomes.

    Coach Stephanie Barrows credited strong play at the net and Coomes’ serves in the second game as key moments in the closely contested match.

  • Lady Cats lose focus, fall to...

    Despite getting off to a good start against the Lady Demons of Williamstown, the Henry County Lady Cats dropped their season opener last week.

    The Lady Cats got off to a good start, winning the first game 25-18, but then stumbled in games 2 and 3, 18-25, 21-25, to lose their first match of the season.

  • Mustangs win again

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    The Henry County Mustangs played in the Baseball Bonanza Tournament in Georgetown Aug. 4 and 5. They won all 5 games and captured first place. The Mustangs hit 11 home runs and scored 49 runs. Bryce Jackson, Jaydon Berry and Bobby Crisp were the first three hitters in the line-up and had 30 hits in 40 at-bats for a .750 batting percentage throughout the tournament. Jaydon Berry led the team in hitting with 4 home runs, he also pitched 9 innings, striking out 19 batters and winning two games.

  • Tingle is flying high

    Chris Tingle may have made the most unusual transition from high school football to college football in Henry County sports history.

    Tingle, who also excelled at basketball and baseball, was an All-State Honorable Mention and All-NCKC conference selection in his playing days as a quarterback and linebacker for the Eminence Warriors. When Tingle continued his playing career at the University of Evansville in the mid-1980s he became an Academic All-Conference selection as an offensive lineman.

  • Sports briefs

    Baughman Wins Three Divisions

    Playing in the Kentucky Closed Tennis Championships, Henry Baughman won the 75 and over singles title by defeating Elton Weist 6-1, 6-0 in the finals. Later he teamed with his brother Jim to win the 70 and over doubles by defeating Lonnie Mudd and Don Nuerge 6-1, 6-1. In the 65 and over doubles division Baughman teamed with Woody McGraw to defeat Russ Cashion and Joe Wurth 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the semi-finals and defeated Robert Bozarth and Lloyd Harr in the finals, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1.

    Street Ball Showdown in Carrollton

  • Fall sports teams suiting up

     

     

    Despite what the thermometer tells us, it is high school sports time again.

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ golf team has already played in several events. The Eminence and Henry County volleyball teams played their first regular season games last night, and my calendar is so full of games for the upcoming months that I have no place to put anything else.

  • Yates to lead off for Bat Cats

    Long-time Henry County High School assistant baseball coach Zak Yates has been named the head baseball coach for the Spring 2013 season.

    Yates takes over for Austin Hunsaker who will be the school’s interim assistant principal.

    “In my opinion, when I found out I couldn’t continue as coach he was the one and only option,” Hunsaker said. “ I put a lot of hard work into this over the past five years to make this program consistently competitive and Zak is the best choice to push them even farther.