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Today's Sports

  • Yellowjackets swarm Cats in 2nd...

    The Henry County football team hosted the Central Yellowjackets — ranked No. 2 in Class 3A — Friday night and gave the athletic team fits during a first half in which they played almost perfectly.

    The Wildcats came in with a ball control, run it for “three yards and a cloud of dust” philosophy on offense and a “stop the run and beat us with the pass” defensive scheme that worked for most of the first half.

  • Buzzer beater goes to Paris

    Early in the second half of their game against Paris, the Eminence Warriors were down 22-0.

    Then Eminence outpaced Paris 38-26. But a buzzer-beating touchdown pass foiled the Warriors, and Paris won the game 42-38. 

    Eminence took the lead in the game late on Brandon Mitchell’s third touchdown reception of the night with 1:01 left in the game.

  • Warriors beat Gallatin; fall to...

    In the fourth game between Eminence and Carroll County in last week’s 31st District Tournament, it seemed as though the Warriors were headed for a district championship match.

    But their hopes were dashed. Carroll County fought back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Warriors 16-25, 22-25, 25-20, 26-24, 15-10.

  • Student-Athlete of the Week-...

    Renee is a sophomore on the Warriors’ volleyball team
    What are your hobbies?
    I have a photography business called Renee & Co.
    What about non-school activities?
    I am a member of the Eminence Baptist Church Youth Group.
    How about school clubs?
    Senior Beta, Student Voice Team, Pep Club, Youth Coalition. I am also one of five sophomores involved in the Bellarmine Program. I take English 101 and Human Geography.
    What’s your favorite school subject?
    English.

  • Student-Athlete of teh Week-...

    Eddie is a junior on the Cats’ soccer, cross country and track teams.

    What are your hobbies?
    Bike riding and hunting.
    How about school clubs?
    Technology Student Association, Pep Club.
    What is your favorite school subject?
    History.
    What is your favorite music style/artist?
    Pop I guess. Bob Marley.
    Who are your favorite sports teams/athletes?
    In track and cross country I like the Oregon Ducks. In the NFL it’s the Denver Broncos. My favorite athlete is Pre (Steve Prefontaine).

  • Mustangs win in Bullitt...

    Submitted
    The Mustangs baseball team played in Sheperdsville the weekend of Sept. 22 in the Bullitt County Fall Classic. The Mustangs won all four games they played, outscoring its opponents 33-8.
    On Saturday they beat the Lexington Champions 4-2 and the Indiana MVP’s 10-0. Sunday, in the single elimination tournament, they beat Lexington Champions team again 5-0. In the championship game they played the Bullitt County Cougars and won 14-6.

  • Sports Briefs

    U7 travel baseball tryouts for the 2013 season
    Open baseball tryouts for next year’s 7-year old travel team will be from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Settle’s Gym in Shelbyville. The child’s birthdate should be between May 2005 and April 2007. Please call or text (502) 220-2558 or e-mail kybombsquad@gmail.com for more information or to schedule another time.

  • Golden finishes 3rd, Buckler 8th...

    A pair of cousins on the Henry County cross country team are carrying on the family tradition.

    At the NCKC Championships on Oct. 9, eighth grader Lilly Golden finished 3rd in the girls’ 5k race. Her cousin, junior Cathryn Fischer, finished 11th.

    Seventh grader Katherine Buckler finished 8th, giving the girls team three all-conference finishers.

  • Lady Cats advance in district...

     

  • Peyton is 20th in the state

    All it took was one bad hole.

    One bad hole and Mackenzie Peyton’s goal of shooting in the 70s for a top-10 finish in the KHSAA state golf tournament was dashed.

    On the par-3 11th hole, Peyton shot a 9. But she regained her composure, and finished the round with an 81, which put her in 20th place.

    Despite the bad hole, she finished eight spots and eight strokes better than last year, when she shot a two-day total of 168.