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Today's Sports

  • Competitive summer

     

     

    MacKenzie Peyton has been hard at it competing in big golf tournaments for young ladies this summer.

    She has played in six big events so far this season and now is ready for the high school season to begin. She will be looking to return to the state tournament for a third consecutive year.

  • Henry County Reds finish second...

     

    The Reds of the Major Division (11- to 12-year-olds) of Little League baseball are a team of Henry County youngsters who played in a Shelbyville league this year. Henry didn’t have enough teams for a full league.

    This group of players was coached by Randy Berry of Port Royal and went through the regular season undefeated at 12-0.

  • Coaches host carnival event to...

    The Henry County fall practice season is officially under way.

    The youth, middle and high school football teams started the season with practices held Sunday afternoon at the HCHS football stadium during the first Henry County Kickoff Carnival. The volleyball and cross country teams were also represented at the event.

    The fun began at 1 p.m. with inflatables from Backyard Bounce and carnival booths sponsored by the teams.

  • HC Shooting Sports wins big at...

    Submitted by Tricia Hosey

    On June  23, members of the Henry County Shooting Sports 4H team competed in the Fleming County Shooting Sports Invitational.  All participating members brought home first, second, or third place awards.

    In the 9- to 11-year-old age division, Hayley Hosey swept the competition by placing first in all categories she entered.  Hayley earned first place in air pistol, first place target archery with a score of 69 and 7 X’s, and first place bowhunter class scoring 67 and 3 X’s.

  • It’s Tour de Henry time

     

     

    Just when my dedication to cycling was waning a bit, the world’s greatest cycling race got underway recently.

    The Tour de France started June 30 with a 4-mile prologue in Belgium. The prologue is a time trial and kickoff celebration all rolled into one. Each rider leaves the starting gate at 3-minute intervals and tears through the course at breakneck speeds.

  • Stivers to lead Lady Cats

    Stivers named head girls’ soccer coach at Henry County High School

    Brandi Stivers has been named to replace Shannon Snider as the girls’ soccer coach at Henry County High School. Stivers — who works as an assistant to the Henry County Public Schools financial officer — will be in her first coaching position outside of youth clinics.

  • Henry County to kick off fall...

    The fall sports teams at Henry County High School have found an answer to Midnight Madness: called the Kickoff Carnival and it will be 1 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at the Henry County High School football stadium.

    The Kickoff Carnival will include inflatables from Backyard Bounce, games, concessions and fun for the entire family.

    Affordable Signs and Apparel will sell team t-shirts. The football team will host an open practice that day and other fall sports teams as well as youth football teams have been invited to participate.

  • Pee-Wee ball needs coach

    The Henry County Youth Football League is looking for a coach to run the Pee-Wee football team. The Pee-Wee team is a feeder program for the older kids who play in the Youth Football League for Eastern, New Castle and Campbellsburg.
    The Henry County Youth Football League is looking for someone to step up and take the challenge. If you are interested, please call 655-9669 or 710-1619.
    Sign-ups for the Pee-Wee League will be Saturday, July 14th from 9 a.m. to 12.
     

  • ATV & Truck Drag racing at...

    The Henry County Fair kicked off last week with the ATV and truck drag races. Above, a pair of trucks take off from the starting line. At right, an ATV rider waits to get the green light. Below, a rider zooms toward the finish line.

  • HCHS girls’ golf meeting

    The Henry County High School girls golf team will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, at the Henry County Country Club. Any middle or high school girls who are interested in playing golf for HCHS are welcome to attend. For more information, please call Willie Peyton at (502) 321-7776, or Kathy Peyton at (502) 558-0120.