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Today's Sports

  • Henry County Girls Youth...

     

    Several local residents have formed a group called Henry County Girls Youth Softball with the intention of resurrecting youth softball leagues in the county.

    Mike McIntosh, a member of the committee said that the group wants to keep girls from having to travel to Shelbyville for youth softball leagues like last year.

  • Wildcat JV Update

    The Henry County JV team defeated Gallatin County 51-43 on Jan. 28. Above, Jackson Jeffries, Gavin Jameson and Coleton Aneszko all led the team in scoring with 11 points. Ethan Tuggle chipped in nine points.

    On Jan. 31 the JV Cats defeated Williamstown 55-26. Jeffries led the team with 13 points, Bodie Clark added nine points while Aneszko scored eight and Jameson seven.

    On Feb. 1 the Wildcat JV took

    on the Shelby County Rockets and came away with a 42-39 win. Tuggle led the way with 14 points and Jeffries added 10 points.

  • Wildcats defeat Bears 59-53

    The Henry County Wildcats visited Spencer County Friday night and found themselves in a familiar position. After one quarter of play the Wildcats trailed the Bears 17-9.

    Just two nights earlier the Cats trailed by seven points to Bullitt Central before falling behind by as much as 21 points in the game. In that game the Cats made a furious rally to pull within three points, but it was too little too late and the Cats lost by seven.

  • Warriors get first home win

    It has been a long time coming but the Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team finally got a home-court victory on Thursday night against the St. Francis Wyverns by a score of 31-27. The young Warriors only previous win was against Brown in the Beth Haven Holiday Classic.

    “They definitely needed a win to get them going,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Especially, the middle school girls who didn’t have a win. It was good for them to get a win on their home court.”

  • Warriors slay Wyverns

     

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the St. Francis Wyverns on Thursday night and came away with a 21-point win.

    The Warriors got out to a four-point lead at 17-13 in the first quarter and maintained it going into the locker room at halftime.

    “In the first half we missed a lot of layups,” Coach Chris Nethery said. “We should have been up by more.”

    The Warriors shot better in the second half and made some defensive adjustments that paid off as they pulled away from the Wyverns.

  • Lady Cats fall to Lady Wildcats

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on Friday night just eight days after losing in Warsaw by 22 points. In that game the Lady Cats managed to stay close for a while before succumbing to Gallatin County’s pressure defense and deadly shooting. This time the Lady Cats showed improvement by hanging tough into the third period before a spate of turnovers allowed Gallatin to pull away for a tough, but comfortable, 56-41 win.

  • Two local athletes sign letters...

    Two local high school football players signed letters of intent last week to play college football.

    Corey Roberts of Eminence High School and Billy Collier of Henry County High School signed their letters at ceremonies held at their respective schools.

    Roberts, who played offensive line, linebacker and defensive end in his four-year career at Eminence, signed with Campbellsville University in the school library on Thursday evening while family, friends, coaches and administrators looked on.

  • EHS Homecoming Royalty
  • Wildcats fall to Gallatin, 61-53

    When the Henry County Wildcats hosted District 30 rivals Gallatin County on Jan. 28, poor free throw shooting by the host Wildcats was their ultimate downfall. Henry County hit just 10 of 25 free throws for 40 percent while the visiting Wildcats hit 24-32 for 75 percent.

    “We missed 15 free throws and lost by eight points,” Coach Enoch Welch said. That tells the whole story.”

  • BUSY week end with close loss to...

    The Eminence girls’ basketball team had a busy week, playing four games in five days last week. The week started with a 43-8 loss at KCD on Jan. 27 followed by a 60-13 loss at West Jesamine. On Thursday the Warriors hosted cross-county rivals Henry County and fell 50- 15 and ended with a 42-33 loss to Beth Haven on Friday that showed that the Warriors’ offensive game is improving heading into the final weeks of the season.

    KCD 43 EHS 8

    The Bearcats got off to a strong start and were ahead 14-4 at the end of the first period.