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Today's Sports

  • Frazier’s Ballpark

    Jadie Frazier was one of the best athletes to ever come through Henry County. He averaged 32 points per game as a senior at Henry Central High School in 1959; he was a starter and double-digit scorer for the University of Louisville; he competed for the U of L track team; he was a star pitcher in fastpitch softball up until the age of 50; and he was inducted into the Louisville ASA Hall of Fame.

  • Jadie Frazier, one of the great...

    He might not be able to move as fast as he once could — when he had the athletic flair to jump up, spin around and put the ball in the rim in one graceful motion — but his eyes still light up when he remembers his playing days. And when speaking about his family or Frazier’s Field located close to Bardstown Road in Louisville, his eyes light up even more.

  • HC graduate lands role as Scratch

    While in the school library studying for finals at the University of Kentucky last spring, Reece Brammell and a friend noticed an advertisement that popped up on Facebook for mascot additions. Just a click later, Brammell was on his way to becoming the new Scratch at UK.

  • MWA back in Eminence to raise...

    The Mountain Wrestling Association will make a return trip to the Eminence Community Life Center this Saturday to help raise money for the Eastern Colts of the Henry County Youth Football League.

  • Sports Briefs

    Youth Soccer

    The Henry County Youth Soccer Association will have registration this Saturday at the Henry County Library and Aug. 15 at the soccer pavilion at Harry Hill Park. Both registration dates will start at 9 .m. and last until noon.

    The soccer organization is a recreational league that had 18 teams last year for players ranging from 4-12. The league is designed to teach kids at any age about soccer. It is held at Harry Hill Park but will eventually be moved to the new park in New Castle.

    Cross-Country

  • Sports Briefs

    MWA

    The Mountain Wrestling Association will be back at the Eminence Community Life Center on Saturday, Aug. 8, to help raise money for the Eastern Colts of the Henry County Youth Football League.

    Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Bell time starts at 6 p.m.

  • Stephanie Meadows named new EHS...

    After a string of disappointing seasons, Stephanie Meadows has been hired as the new Eminence High School volleyball coach to help revive the struggling program to where it once was.

    In the fall 2003, while Meadows was a senior, the Lady Warriors finished with an impressive 21-10-2 record and advanced to the 8th Region tournament. In the seasons that followed, they went 18-4-1 in 2004, 13-9-1 in 2005, 0-19 in 2006, 2-19 in 2007 and 1-16 in 2008. It was a two-year decline followed by a big drop off in 2006.

  • Full-time trainer to HCHS

    With its new fieldhouse completed less than two years ago, a new practice gym ready for use this fall and now a full-time athletic trainer, Henry County High School has upgraded its sports program more than a few notches.

  • Tour de Henry Co.

    There’s nothing like getting outside on your bike (the kind you pedal), feeling the wind blow against your face, and huffing and puffing away for hours while going up and down hills. Last Thursday was no exception at the second annual Tour de Henry County.

    If I could have it my way the Tour de Henry would be every week — probably each Thursday since that worked out so nicely with my schedule — but of course this is not feasible with a heavy workload and a family waiting for me back home. I guess I can settle for once a year.

  • Learning from the ‘...

    Henry County got a taste of foreign soccer last week when the Challenger Sports program sent Nicky Askew and Kyle Corfield to Harry Hall Park for a week-long camp last Monday through Friday.