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Today's Sports

  • Cats win opener

    After starting out of sync in their opening snaps, the Henry County Wildcats found their rhythm during the second half to erase an early deficit and come away with a 20-6 win over Pike County Central in the first week of the high school football season.

  • Ladycats need to be more...

    The players on this year’s Henry County volleyball team have the talent. They have the experience. And they have the parts in place. But the one area they are lacking through the first two weeks is aggression, coach Jon Kasten said after his team’s 2-1 start.

  • HCYFL

    Eastern 54, Trimble 0: In the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League, the Eastern Colts opened the season with a 54-0 win over the Trimble County Raiders on Saturday.

    Jacob Watson scored first with a 34-yard touchdown run, and followed with another touchdown when he picked up a fumble and returned it 22 yards. The Colts scored two extra points on a pass from Conner Smith to Nick James after the second touchdown. Smith then ran in a quarterback sneak late in the first quarter, and the extra points pass from Smith to Johnathon Suter was complete.

  • Cheerleaders from EMS might...

    If they can raise $16,000 for the trip, the Eminence Middle School cheerleaders will be performing at the Capital One Bowl in front of thousands of cheering fans on Jan. 1.

  • Warriors face adversity in big...

    It was a tough weekend for the Warriors, but they had no problem on the field as they came away with a big 58-22 win over South Floyd in their opener Saturday night.

  • Coach pleased with first soccer...

    They weren’t on the winning side last Tuesday night, and they ran out of gas in the final minutes, but coach Jay Dunavan said he was very impressed with his Henry County Wildcats in their first soccer game of 2009.

  • Quality of play much better in...

    With a year of varsity play behind them, the Henry County Ladycats have the soccer program headed in the right direction.

    The Ladycats started a junior varsity team from scratch two years ago, transitioned to the varsity level last fall, and are back with more quality players going against a much tougher schedule. With just 17 players listed on the roster, including 15 sophomores, every player fills a key role and is vital to the team’s success as the season progresses.

  • Ladycats look to get back to top...

    Since the program began in 1999, the Henry County volleyball team has more players and more seniors on this year’s roster than any previous season. And Jon Kasten, who has coached all but the first two years, hopes that means an even better season than the impressive 2008 campaign.

  • From the Sideline

    Players to watch

    Erick Butler: The Henry County senior spent most of last season on the sideline with injuries but should be at full strength this season. Two years ago, the linebacker was named to the All-District Team and All-State Honorable Mention. He will be the centerpiece to a can’t-miss-squad this year.

  • Boys struggle with numbers but...

    It has been a tough opening month for Jay Dunavan this season with limited players, but the Henry County High School boys’ soccer coach is looking for his squad to take the next step despite the small turnout.