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Today's Sports

  • Peyton wins tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats played in two tournaments last week and senior MacKenzie Peyton led the way with a second-place finish at Grant Count where she shot and even-par 72 and a first-place finish in the Villa Madonna Invitational where she shot a 1-under par 70.

    The Villa Madonna tournament had 25 full teams and 124 players competing to make it one of the biggest tournaments of the year in the state.

  • 25 years of Henry County Cross...

    Friday morning as I drove to work I was formulating a column on the struggle that local cross country coaches face each year. They have to compete with so many other fall sports for athletes that it is difficult to field a full team.

    At some point, I think on the long straight stretch on highway 421 between Campbellsburg and New Castle, it dawned on me that it had been 25 years since I walked into athletic director John Roberts’ office and confidently announced that I would like to start a cross country team at Henry County.

  • Hadden wins KYPGA tournament of...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Alex Hadden won the 11-12 age division of the KYPGA Junior Tournament of Champions on July 31 and August 1 but it wasn’t easy.

    Hadden struggled to a nine-hole total of 43 on the first day at Owl Creek County Club. The score left him five strokes behind the leader, Trevor Isenberg of Tompkinsville after the first round.

  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife sets...

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will mark the official opening of the Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area’s newest tract in Henry County with a dedication Friday, Aug. 15.

    The department completed its 18-month-long effort to acquire the 926-acre Stephen Boone property on June 2 and made it a priority to get the new area ready for use by hunters and anglers in time for the Aug. 16 opening of squirrel season.

  • H.C. Storm take third
  • Sports Brief-Davis honored with...

    A golf scramble in honor of Greg Davis scheduled Oct. 9 will raise money for various causes, according to organizers.

    The event to be held at Henry County Country Club remembers 16-year-old Greg Davis, who died in an ATV accident.

    Davis loved helping others, and the organizers are going to continue that legacy.

    Funds raised will benefit underprivileged children, Future Farmers of American and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation, organizers said.

  • Lady Cats get golf season under...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got the fall sports season under way with two tournaments this week.

    On Saturday the Lady Cats traveled to Shelbyville to take part in the Lady Rockets Classic at Weissinger Hills Golf Course.

    Senior MacKenzie Peyton led the way for the Lady Cats with a score of 75 which was good fifth place. Eighth- grader Maddie Hensley put in a good showing with an 81 which was good for ninth place. Nikki Perkinson and Bayleigh Boyer rounded out the team scoring with scores of 103 and 127 respectively.

  • Sharpshooters win big at Adair...

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    Jeanie Campbell

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters traveled with 20 team members to Columbia, KY on August 2 to compete in shotgun, archery, black powder, .22 rifle, air pistol, and .22 pistol at the Adair County Invitational. The competition drew over 160 participants from surrounding counties and will be the last competition before the State Competition on September 13 and 14.

  • Sports "staff" needs...

    The Henry County Local sports “department” is about to be overwhelmed by the fall sports season. The “staff” is going into its third year of covering the local high school teams and it is still daunting to said “staff” to think of all the games of the 10 or so sports teams that the “staff” has to cover.

  • Sports Brief-Henry County fall...

    The Henry County Youth Soccer Association will hold sign-ups on Thursday, August 7 from 5:30 to 7:30, Saturday, August 9 from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    For more information go to the Association’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com.henrycountyyouthsoccer.