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Today's Sports

  • HCHS senior completes triathlete

    Local freelancer

    Kate Vegh had been training for this moment for months.

    Waiting in line to jump into the warm waters, she smiled and waved at her family. Optimism was key for this kind of event. The air was heavy with anticipation, but the athletes held their cool collectiveness.

  • Mayor wins tie-breaker

    While North Carolina was running away with a convincing win over Michigan State in the men’s NCAA basketball finals Monday night, the Henry Hoopla contest was the polar opposite with this year’s competition closer than ever.

  • Eminence limited on numbers at...

    The Eminence track team was supposed to compete in three meets last week, but shrunk that number to just one and only took four athletes.

  • EHS Warriors fall to Shelby and...

    After dropping three games last week, the Eminence High School baseball team is currently 0-4 overall and 0-1 in 30th District play.

    The Warriors have found their rhythm defensively and at the plate — they have fewer errors and more hits than this time last year — but have struggled on the pitcher’s mound, which has led to the winless start. They lost to Shelby County, 20-1, Monday night, then lost both games of a double header against Paris, 13-4 and 15-2, Saturday

  • Both 30th District teams advance...

    After the semifinals Monday night at Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium in New Castle, the stage is set for the boys' 8th Region tournament finals between Anderson County and Shelby County Tuesday night. Tip off is 7 p.m. at Henry County High School.

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    It's official — the Twitter bug has stricken.

     

  • Sandman fight this Friday

    After a delay and a venue change, Russell “The Sandman” Chasteen makes his return to the boxing ring this Friday night at the Derby Expo Five Expo Dome in Louisville.

  • Eminence drops opener but...

    Sports Editor

    The Eminence Warriors had just one day of practice before their season opener at Christian Academy-Louisville last Tuesday, and they came away with possibly their best start since the track program was restarted in 2005.

  • Henry gets first regional...

    Sports editor

    Henry County’s Cody Hinkel picked a good night to step up his game as he muscled his way to 23 points, pulled down numerous rebounds and stayed cool down the stretch to propel the Wildcats to a 59-54 victory over South Oldham in the 8th Region tournament.

    The stars were aligned for Hinkel last Thursday night on his home court, which allowed the Wildcats to win their first regional tournament game in exactly 20 years and advance to the semifinals.

  • Both 30th District teams advance...

    After the semifinals Monday night at Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium in New Castle, the stage was set for the boys’ 8th Region tournament finals between Anderson County and Shelby County, which was played Tuesday night past deadline. (Check the Web site www.hclocal.com or www.khsaa.org for results. Game coverage will be in next week’s Local.)