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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats host invitational

    The Henry County girls’ golf team got their season under way with two tournaments this week.

    Saturday, the Lady Cats played in the Shelby County Invitational and on Monday they hosted their own tournament.

    The young team shot 398 Monday with MacKenzie Peyton leading the way shooting a 2-under-par 69, which was good for second place.

    Only Maddie Hamilton, one of the top-ranked players in the state from last year’s state champion team Sacred Heart could better Peyton, and shot a 68.

  • Galyon announced as boys'...

    Steve Galyon, media teacher at Henry County High School, has been named the boys golf coach for the 2013 season.

    Now in his 23rd year with HCHS, Galyon graduated from Carson-Newman University in Tennessee and did his graduate work at the University of Louisville.

    Galyon, who lives in Shelbyville with his wife Charlene, has previous experience in athletics at the school — he coached baseball and cross country in the early 1990s and was athletic director for six years starting in the late 90s.

  • Ky Storm drop two in a row

    The Kentucky Storm football team has struggled the last two weeks as work schedules and other commitments have kept the team at less than full strength.

    On July 27 the Storm traveled to Radcliffe to take on the Kentucky Wolverines and fell 34-12.

    “We had no depth. We had several players missing and a lot of smaller players had to fill in on the line,” coach Richard Smith said.

  • Sharpshooters travel to Adair...

    Submitted by Jeannie Campbell

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters traveled with 15 team members to Columbia, KY on August 2 to compete in shotgun, archery, muzzleloader, 22 rifle, air pistol, and 22 pistol at the Adair County Invitational.  The competition drew 150 participants from surrounding counties and will be the last competition before the State Competition on September 14 and 15.

  • Sports Brief-HCHS to get new...

    The HCHS football field and track will have a new look this season. The football field is getting a turf makeover this week and as soon as the manufacturers have completed it, a new press box will replace the original press box that has begun to show its age.

    “The new press box is being manufactured as we speak,” football coach Jason Spencer said. “Hopefully it will be up before the first home game. It cost $30,000 and all of the money was raised through donations and fundraising by and through the Henry county touchdown Club.”

  • Geisler attends UK basketball...

    Submitted

    Christian Geisler, son of Debi and John Geisler of Port Royal, attended the University of Kentucky’s Coach Calipari’s Pro Basketball two-day camp in Lexington July 31 and Aug. 1.

    Seven former UK basketball players — Nerlens Noel, Devin Johnston, Tawny Beckham, Julius Mays, Devon Rider, Archie Goodwin and Anthony Davis — returned to their alma mater and worked with the kids both days.

  • Hadden is Jr. Fall Cities Champ

    Alex Hadden won the championship flight of the Junior Fall Cities Golf Championship’s 11-under division last week by defeating Jared Davis 3 and 2.

    Hadden was 3-up with four holes to play when Davis sank a forty-foot birdie putt to keep the match alive. Hadden came back to win the seventh hole to finish the match.

  • 'Nothing is Impossible'

     

     

    The Henry County Youth Soccer Association in conjunction with Challenger Sports hosted a soccer camp for local youth last week at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    For the fifth year camp organizers brought in a player from the United Kingdom to teach participants soccer fundamentals.

  • Buchanan, park are gems

     

     

    This week while covering the story on the Challenger Sports Soccer Camp, I had the opportunity to get a good look at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park, or as it’s called by most locals, the ‘new’ park.

  • Former players reliving their...

    Several local men have received a second chance at playing football they never expected to get until the Kentucky Storm semipro team was created by Richard Smith.