Today's Sports

  • The All-American

    Henry Countians have an All-American in their midst and most don’t know it.

    David Drury, who was a Deaf School All-American at the Kentucky School for the Deaf in 1981-82 lives with his wife Betty, also a KSD graduate, in the southeastern corner of the county.

    The couple has lived on Fawn Lane, a small gravel road off U.S. 421 for nearly ten years. They have a dachshund, Penny that responds to some sign language.

  • Kentucky Storm fall to Nightowls...

    The Kentucky Storm semi-pro football team hosted the Ohio Valley Nightowls on Saturday and fell 31-28 when the Nightowls converted a field goal with 14 seconds left in the game.

    The Storm had one last chance to win after taking a short kick and starting on their own 40-yard line. Timmy Gay scrambled to the 30-yard-line before going out of bounds with seconds remaining. Gay’s last-second desperation heave to the end zone was picked off on a leaping one-handed grab to end the game.

  • Local Youth attend Camp One


    Avery Stivers and Andrew Rodgers, 4th grade students at Eminence Elementary, joined former Kentucky Wildcats greats and current NBA players, Patrick Patterson, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Darius Miller for basketball instruction at the inaugural Camp One in Lexington from June 10-13. Campers learned fundamentals of basketball discipline, teamwork, goal setting, utilization of good habits and good character development. In picture: Stivers and Rodgers with their team and John Wall.

  • HC Hustlers compete in Shelby


    The Henry County Hustlers softball team participated in the Shelby County Youth Softball league this summer. Front row, left to right: Callie Derossett, Rylie Hunt, Kennedy Brown, Jenna McIntosh and Macy Hall. Second row: Sara Welch, Emily Herbert, Sophia Isaacs and Abigail Roberts, Lindsey McIntosh. Back row: Coaches Mike McIntosh, Greg Derossett and Joe Brown.

  • McKee Calls Nationals


    Jim McKee of Port Royal worked the USATF Jr./Sr. Championships at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-23. McKee was the assistant chief umpire for the event which determined who would represent the U.S. in the World Championships in Moscow Aug. 10-18.

  • Hadden Leads Player of the Year...

    Alex Hadden continues to play good golf in the 11-12-age division of the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour. Since June 11 Hadden has won two events and placed second in three others.

    On June 11 Hadden shot 39 in the 9-hole event at The Bull at Boone’s Trace Golf Club to finish second.

    On June 13-14 he won the 18-hole event at Long Run Golf Course shooting 38 on the first day and 36 on the second day for a 2-over par 74.

  • Sports Briefs

    Coed Softball Tourney

    Oddz-N-Endz softball is hosting a 1-pitch coed softball tournament Friday, July 5, at Harry Hill Park. The cost is $125 per team and signup deadline is July 3.

    For more info call Paul Hanley at 502-930-8008.

    Colts Cheerleading signups

    The Colts cheerleading signups will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, Pleasureville firehouse.

    HC Cross Country practice begins July 15

  • Yankees Win


    The Yankees won the Henry County Youth baseball league 8-10-year-old tournament by beating the Rockies 8-2 in the final game. The Yankees also went unbeaten in the regular season. Pictured above are, front row, left to right: Blake Neuman; Second row: Gregory Sharp, Ryan Lucas, Griffin Spencer, Reed Neuman, D.J. Webb; Third row: coach Todd Peyton, Brandon Graves, Trevor Hardin, Will Peyton, Caden Kephart and Coach Anthony Lucas; and back row: Coach Greg Sharp.

  • Once a Cat, now a travelling...

    Former Henry County Lady Cat softball player Ally Vaughn recently completed her

    freshman year as a first basemen and outfielder at the University of Louisville.

    Playing for a Division I school has allowed her to travel the country.

    “My college experience as a player and student has been great,” Vaughn said. “I have made a lot of new friends and gotten to experience a lot of things. I got to travel the U.S. with the softball team from Las Vegas to Florida to New York City, to Rhode Island, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Notre Dame.

  • Beverlys' judo legacy lives...

    Robert Beverly of Bethlehem is pursuing a dream that requires dedication, determination and a lot of hard work.

    Beverly is on the US Olympic Training Center Judo Team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    As a high school competitor for Owen County, Beverly learned the sport from his mother Doris Beverly who competed in judo at Henry County High School in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

    Doris Beverly learned the sport from long time Henry County Middle School teacher Keith Ritchey who still works in the school system as the homebound teacher.