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Today's Sports

  • It’s back to 8-man...

    Playing their first home football game of 2009, their first 8-man game and on their homecoming night, the Eminence Warriors came up with a big 54-36 win over North Hardin Christian.

    Friday night’s showdown was close in the early portions of the contest — Eminence was ahead 16-14 after the first quarter and 24-22 at the half — before the Warriors started to pull away in the third quarter. The Warriors are now 3-2 on the season and start district play this Friday night at Bracken County.

  • Henry County Youth Football...

    Campbellsburg  27, Eastern 8: The Campbellsburg Bengals defeated the Eastern Colts, 27-8, in the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League on Saturday.

  • Cats take first loss of season

    Friday night’s showdown between Henry County and visiting Anderson County left one team perfect and gave the other its first loss.

    The Henry Wildcats scored on their opening drive, then gave up 42 unanswered points as Anderson left New Castle with a 42-7 win and an undefeated 4-0 record through five weeks. Henry is 4-1.

  • Boys’ golf team...

    With three more wins tacked on to its record last week, the Henry County boys’ golf team continues to surprise its coach and surpass expectations.

    The Wildcats defeated Carroll County at the Henry County Country Club last Monday, 174-229, held off Gallatin County by just one stroke on Tuesday, 172-173, and received a forfeit win over Louisville Collegiate on Thursday when that squad could not field a full four-person team. Coach Steve Dent said he was impressed with his players last week, as he has been the two weeks leading up.

  • HC Ladycats aim toward regional...

    Kathy Peyton hopes she has her team primed for a top-two regional tournament performance, which would qualify the Henry County Ladcyats for the state golf tournament for the first time in school history. The Cats, who finished tied for third last September, will get that chance this Monday when they travel to the Midland Trail Golf Course in Louisville.

  • Henry County Youth Football...

    Eastern 30, Eminence 14: The Eastern Colts defeated the Eminence Redskins 30-14 on Saturday in the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League.

    On the opening drive, the Redskins’ Austin Perry scored and the pass conversion was complete from Mitchell Metton to Jake McKenley.

    The Colts’ Johnathon Suter scored first for his team on a 15-yard pass play from Dylan Mayer. The points-after attempt from Mayer to Suter was good to tie the game.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cross-Country

    Both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams competed at the Carroll County North Central Kentucky Conference meet last Tuesday at General Butler State Park.

    Eric Phillips led Henry with a fourth-place finish in the boys’ varsity race, while Shelby Potter led Eminence with a 23rd-place finish in the girls’ varsity.

    Check below for complete results for both schools. Both teams competed at an Owen County NCKC meet Tuesday and will have this weekend off.

    HC Volleyball

  • Cats take 9-2 loss against tough...

    The Henry County Wildcats faced some adversity in last Tuesday’s soccer game versus Jeffersontown, but they played straight through it despite a 9-2 loss against a squad that defeated Henry with the mercy-run rule earlier in the season.

  • Celebrities help raise money at...

    With former Kentucky basketball star Jeff Sheppard standing on the fairway of hole No.1 for the “Extend a Shot” option and former Louisville men’s basketball coach Denny Crum playing 18 holes, the celebrities came out to the 9th Annual Friends For Michael Golf Scramble last Wednesday at the Henry County Country Club to help raise money for the locally-based organization.

  • Ladycats fight for two ties on...

    It wasn’t the wins they were hoping for, but the Henry County Ladycats came away with two ties last week as the soccer season enters its final weeks before the postseason starts Oct. 12.

    Henry took a 7-0 loss at Oldham County last Monday night, then tied Owen County on Wednesday and Kentucky Country Day on Thursday — both with 1-1 scores. The Ladycats entered this week with an 0-6-2 overall record. Their eyes are set on winning their first game in 2009 and the upcoming postseason.