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Today's Sports

  • Pikeville takes notice

    A month after Chris Price signed to play football for Pikeville College, three more Henry County High School football players have also committed to play for the Bears next school year.

  • Sedrick Williams takes over...

    Trying to bring a more consistent approach to the Henry County track program with a long-term focus, Sedrick Williams has taken over the reigns as the head coach.

    Williams, who was born in North Carolina but raised in New York, was officially given the position in October. He started coaching the squad on Feb. 22 with the first meet scheduled for next Thursday at Carroll County.

  • Jeffries, Mings make All-Region...

    In a vote of the 8th Region’s basketball coaches, Henry County High School seniors Connor Jeffries and Kelsey Mings were named to the All-Region Teams which were announced early Monday morning.

  • 24-hour race this weekend in...

    In what will be the first ultra-distance running event in Henry County, the Highland Renaissance site in Eminence will host a 24-hour race this weekend.

    Labeled the Highland Renaissance 24-Hour Race Sponsored by PBI Bank, the event starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday and finishes at 9 a.m. on Sunday due to Daylight Saving’s Time. Runners can compete as individuals or on four-person relay teams but they do not have to run the entire 24 hours or stay on site during the 24-hour long event.

  • Shelby, South advance to 8th...

    By the time this paper reaches newsstands, the basketball nets inside Henry County High School’s gym have already been cut down and the boys’ 8th Region champion has been crowned.

    Playing past deadline on Tuesday night, Shelby County and South Oldham met in the title game. The winner represents the region in the Sweet 16 State Tournament inside Rupp Arena, playing against 7th region champs Ballard on March 17 at 1:30 p.m. Ballard is the top-ranked team in Kentucky.

  • Zach Rahm: ‘I just try...

    It’s hard to miss him. Whether it be on the football field, at school during Pep Rallies or in the stands at basketball games, it’s hard to miss Zach Rahm. The senior at Henry County High School sticks out, and he makes a point to get everyone else involved, too.

  • Wildcats come up just short in...

    Playing against Owen County in the first round of the 31st District tournament last Wednesday night, the Henry County Wildcats were right where they wanted to be.

  • It’s an emotional...

    In an emotional finish to a basketball season with plenty of highs and few blemishes, the Henry County Ladycats took a 47-37 loss to Owen County in the opening round of the 31st District tournament last Tuesday night.

    Playing at Gallatin County High School, the Ladycats were denied the chance to reach the district finals and advance to the 8th Region tournament for the first time since 2005. The Cats won their final seven regular-season games and their 15-10 overall record is the best in six years, when the 2004 squad went 20-7.

  • EHS girls no match for Anderson

    The Eminence Lady Warriors had just three players score points, went through long stretches with no scoring output and committed 39 costly turnovers, adding up to a 68-12 loss to Anderson County in the opening round of the 30th District tournament last Tuesday night.

    It ended the basketball season for the Lady Warriors with a 2-27 record, while Anderson improved to 16-8, went on to beat Shelby County for the district title on Friday night and advanced to the 8th Region tournament this week. Shelby hosted the district tournament this year.

  • Highland Renaissance 24-Hour...

    The Highland Renaissance site in Eminence will host a 24-hour footrace on March 13-14, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and finishing at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Due to Daylight Saving’s Time, which falls during the event, the finishing time has been pushed back one hour to get in the total 24 hours.