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Today's Sports

  • Squad needs to accelerate...

    Losing 4-1 to Frankfort last Wednesday night, coach Shannon Snider said afterwards that his Henry County girls’ soccer team needs to accelerate its progression.

    The Ladycats, in just their second season at the varsity level, dropped to 0-5 with the Frankfort loss and have three games this week — they played at Oldham County on Monday, host Owen County on Wednesday and travel to Kentucky Country Day on Thursday. So far this season, against a tough schedule, the Cats have lost to North Oldham, South Oldham, Fern Creek, Shelby County and Frankfort.

  • Henry Ladycats third at Anderson...

    With the all-important regional championship less than two weeks away, the Henry County girls’ golf team traveled to the Anderson County Joy Invitational on Saturday and brought back to New Castle a third-place trophy out of a 19-team field. It was the last 18-hole outing the Ladycats play before the regional tournament on Sept. 28.

  • HC girls play Ryder Cup style...

    In a change of events, the Henry County girls’ golf team hosted Oldham County at the Henry County Country Club last Thursday afternoon in a Ryder Cup style match.

    The two teams split into pairs for one-versus-one play. The winner of each hole won a point and the golfer with the most points after the nine holes was rewarded with one point for the team. There were four pairs.

  • Runners start XC season this...

    Both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams start their seasons this Saturday at the Shelby County Invitational, which is held on grassy fields across the street from East Middle School in Shelbyville. They will not be short on competition.

  • KCD hands Warriors a 2nd loss

    Through three games, including a 29-18 loss at Kentucky Country Day Friday, a lot of things are holding form for the Eminence football team, coach Steve Frommeyer said. He’s hoping some of those things remain the same. Others, he’s looking to change.

  • Cats make it 3-0 with Trimble win

    In a more balanced attack than their first two football outings, the Henry County Wildcats continued their dominant defensive play and their offense stepped up, resulting in a 32-12 victory at Trimble County on Friday night.

  • FFM 5K road race two weeks away

    This year’s Friends For Michael 5K is Saturday, Sept. 26, starting in front of Henry County High School at 9 a.m. The 3.1-mile road course starts on Hwy. 55 and turns left on Hwy. 421. The turnaround point to the out-and-back course is just before the fairgrounds, and the finish line is on the high school’s track.

  • HC boys shoot best score of...

    Playing with the most confidence they have had all season, the Henry County Wildcats had their best outing on the golf course last Thursday with a combined 170 for nine holes at Trimble County. But they lost by two strokes in a matchup between two schools having their best days.

    Matt Ricketts finished at 38, Michael Wilson at 39, Garrett Black at 46 and Trent Lucas at 47. Trimble finished with a team score of 168 for the two-stroke win.

  • Cats juggle lineup and take 10-0...

    Without top scorer Jarrod Singleton and a few other players, the already small Henry County boys’ soccer team was even more depleted last Thursday night at Jeffersontown. It led to a 10-0 loss in a contest that was called with six minutes remaining due to the mercy-run rule.

  • Coach Woods pleased with meet...

    Against a crowded field of runners on a day filled with question marks, head coach Greg Woods said he was obviously pleased with his Henry County cross-country team. Those pre-meet questions were answered at the Shelby County Invitational on Saturday as the runners toed the starting line for the first time this season.