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Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs

    Baughman wins in West Virginia

    Henry Baughman of Smithfield won the singles title in the Olebay Clay Category 2 National Tennis Championships in Wheeling, West Virginia, last weekend.

    In his first match, Baughman defeated Jim Wingate from D.C., 6-1 and 6-1, then teamed with Wingate to defeat Don Mercer from West Virginia and Oz Winters from New York in doubles, 6-2, 4-6 and 6-1.

  • Time for the Henry County Sports...

    Dim the lights. Shut the doors. Silence. 3-2-1. Welcome to the Henry County Sports Awards. I’m your host, Tommie Kendall.

  • West Juniors 1-2 in All-Star...

    Representing Henry County High School in the annual East-West All-Star Series over the weekend at the University of Kentucky, senior-to-be Karie Powell and coach Suzanne Cates helped lead the West Juniors to a 1-2 record. They opened with a 2-0 win over the West Seniors on Saturday — the first time the West Juniors had beaten the West Seniors — then took a 5-0 loss to the East Seniors later on Saturday and a 3-2 loss to the East Juniors on Sunday.

  • Basketball coach not named yet...

    The Henry County boys’ basketball team is continuing its off-season work without Jason Holland, who coached the squad the last five seasons but resigned his position for Oldham County on May 22.

  • Sports Briefs

    Baughman wins in New Orleans

    Henry Baughman of Smithfield won the Southern Indoor doubles tennis tournament in New Orleans last weekend.

    Playing with Lester Sack (LA), they defeated George Baker and Don Walker (LA), 6-2 and 6-3 in the semifinals, and Lamar Hooker and Tom Casey (MS), 6-2 and 6-0 in the finals. In singles play, Baughman defeated Don Rucker, 6-0 and 6-0, and Lamar Hooker, 6-0 and 6-0, before losing to his doubles partner, Sack, in the finals.

    Ed Berry asked to play in All-Star Classic

  • Hinkel, Mings named HCHS top...

    Cody Hinkel and Kelsey Mings were given the trophies for the top athletes at Henry County High School during Honors Night last month, officially joining a long list that includes some of the best athletes that have walked the halls at HCHS.

  • Jason Holland resigns, heading...

    After turning the Henry County boys’ basketball program from a 3-23 team in 2005 to 22-9 in 2009, Jason Holland has decided to back away from the position and accept the coaching job at nearby Oldham County.

  • Sports Briefs

    Henry Baughman

  • Webb to play in USA Junior...

    After an outstanding performance in the USA Junior Nationals all-state high school basketball competition in Bowling Green, Justin Webb has been invited to participate in the prestigious USA Junior National International Sports Festival at the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL, from July 27-August 2. Webb, the son of Diann Harlow and Tommy Webb, is currently a sophomore at Trimble County High School.

  • Coach Holland says goodbye

    It was a speech Jason Holland didn’t want to give, but one he had to — saying goodbye to the players he helped mold the last five years.

    On Friday, May 22, Holland told the Henry County boys’ basketball players that he was resigning and had accepted a new coaching position at Oldham County. This came just two hours after he told the Oldham players he was their new head man. Holland, who transformed the Henry program from the worst record in the 8th Region to the second best, made the tough decision to move on. It wasn’t an easy one.