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Today's Sports

  • Mustangs run wild
  • Warriors ready for action
  • Heat is fall sports biggest foe

    Summer is always a trying time for coaches. In addition to getting their teams ready for competition, coaches must get equipment ready and handed out, deal with last minute schedule adjustments, and get rosters ready for the media.

    Fall sports coaches have the additional burden of dealing with the heat; and this year has been one of the toughest in memory.

    Several coaches already have lost practice time because of high heat index readings and pop-up thunderstorms caused by the heat and humidity clashing with slightly unstable air masses.

  • It's all about attitude

    Talking to Tyus Ford and Ben Ingabrand for this week’s issue inspired me to get on my soapbox and preach a little bit in my column. I can see the eyes of many of my former athletes and students rolling into the back of their heads now.
    Coaches love to use the cliché, “It’s 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical.”
    There’s a reason that certain phrases become clichés — they’re usually true.

  • Peyton takes 3rd place at HCIT

    Playing against some of the top players and teams in the state motivated MacKenzie Peyton to bring her “A” game to the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    “It makes me play better knowing that there are going to be better scorers in the tournament,” she said of the tournament, held at the Henry County Country Club. “A lot of these girls are my friends. It makes me feel good to know that I’m up there with them finally.”

  • Wildcats roll with the Tide

     

     

    "Alabama has the best football program in the nation and they are always competing for a national title. Why not learn from the best?” Thus spoke Ben Ingabrand on why he and Tyus Ford decided to spend four days in the hot Alabama sun at the Nick Saban football camp.

  • Hadden, Klempner complete...

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner finished 2nd and 3rd respectively on the Mussleman-Dunne Junior golf tour.

  • Vaughn wraps up busy softball...

    Ally Vaughn just wrapped up a busy summer traveling across the country playing softball for the Louisville Lady Sluggers 18U Gold Team.

    The Lady Sluggers played against the top teams in the US. Vaughn said it feels like she has been gone from home all summer. Vaughn played in tournaments in Indianapolis, Denver, Chicago, New York City, and Oklahoma City. The Lady Sluggers compiled a record of 25 wins and 14 losses, including 4 losses to top 5 teams.

    The Sluggers finished the season ranked 23rd nationally.

  • Baughman brothers win National...

    Brothers Henry and Jim  Baughman teamed up to win the 89th National Public Parks Tennis Championships. Playing in the 70 and over division of doubles, they received a bye and then defeated Jerry Eddy and David Van Liere of Colorado in the semi-final, 6-3, 6-0 and Wayne Eishen and Height Redmon (who won 70 and over singles) of Colorado, in the final 6-2, 6-2.

  • Gilley leads East All-stars to...

    The 25th annual Kentucky East-West All Star game was held July 14 and Henry County High School Lady Cats basketball coach Todd Gilley was named to coach the East squad. The squad is made up of outstanding seniors-to-be from the 7th and 8th Regions. The West squad is comprised of players from the 5th and 6th region.