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Today's Sports

  • HCHS upends Owen, 3-1

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Carroll County on Sept. 27 and fell to the Panthers 8-1.

    The Panthers got on the scoreboard just five minutes into the game when a shot from 15 yards out got through the defense.

    Henry County’s defense stiffened for most of the rest of the first half and the Wildcats had several opportunities to even the score but could not come up with the elusive equalizer.

  • Generals squeak by Wildcats

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Bardstown Friday night to take on the Thomas Nelson Generals in a district matchup in which both teams were looking for their first win.

    The Wildcats’ fortunes came down to a two-point conversion attempt with just over one minute left in the game. After driving about 50 yards late in the fourth quarter and scoring, the Wildcats lined up to kick the extra point only to see the Generals flagged for encroachment, which moved the ball to the 1.5 yard line.

  • Lady Cats beat Carroll, fall to...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Sept. 27 and came away with a 4-1 win on Senior Night.

    The Lady Cats dominated possession from the beginning and several shots on goal but the Carroll County goalkeeper made five saves in the first 11 minutes to keep the score at 0-0.

    The Lady Cats finally broke through when Abby Hunter sent a low cross through the box and Olivia Barczynski ran onto it to score from close range with 28:55 left.

  • Lady Cats beat Gallatin, fall to...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team needed a win Thursday night at home to avoid the four-five seed game in the 31st District tournament and they got it with a 3-0 win over Gallatin County.

  • Warriors beat Evangel

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team hosted Evangel Christian Sept. 26 and defeated the Lady Eagles 25-11, 25-5.

    The Warriors got off to a slow start in the first game but scored five straight points at 6-4 to increase their lead to seven.

    They gradually increased their lead to nine at 20-11 before scoring five straight points to close out the set.

    Eminence fell behind 3-1 in the second set and trailed 4-3 before eight consecutive points on Sarah Bryant’s serve to lead 11-4.

  • Cross Country Cats compete at...

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    The Henry County cross country team travelled to Williamstown for the North Central Kentucky Conference championships Sept. 27 and came away with some of their best performances of the year on a tough, hilly 5k course.

    In the girls race seventh-grader Kayla Harger challenged for the win but came up a few seconds short and finished third in 21:59. The winner, Ashley Akins from Walton-Verona, finished in 21:53 and the second place finisher, Kalyn Hurles, also from Walton-Verona finished in 21:55.

  • Bengals keep rolling

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals youth football teams continued their dominant run through the 2016 season last week.

    The Bengals beat Kentucky Country Day 50-9 Sept. 21. They followed that up Sept. 14 with a 51-0 win over the Eastern Colts.

  • Henry County elementary XC meet

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    The Henry County Cross Country team hosted an elementary race at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park Thursday.

    Kennedy Brown of New Castle Elementary won the girls race, which covered one mile in a time of 7:51. Trinity Crow of Eastern elementary finished second in 8:03.

    Eastern won the team title with 22 points. New Castle was second with 54 points and Campbellsburg was third with 59 points.

    Dallon Fitzgerald of New Castle Elementary won the boys race in 7:03. Jonah White, also of New Castle was second in 7:20.

  • EMS volleyball wins NCKC

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    The Eminence Middle School volleyball team won the NCKC tournament Sept. 24. They defeated Owen County 2-0 in the first round, Henry County 2-0 in the second round and Tichenor 2-0 in the semifinals. In the championship match the Warriors came from behind to defeat Trimble County 2-1.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Horse...

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday to run in the Franklin County Invitational. It is one of two regular season races at the site of the state meet course.
    Keegan Kurtz led the way for the boys with a time of 19:50 and Ella White placed the girls in a time of 23:50.