Today's Sports

  • Cougars blank Wildcats

    By Greg Woods


    According to HCHS football Coach Jason Spencer, the Wildcats’ 14-0 loss to Bullitt Central in the Lincoln County High School Death Valley Bowl was about squandered opportunities.

    The Wildcats took their opening possession all the way to the Cougars’ 15-yard line but could not manage to get those last 15 yards to score early and put the pressure on Bullitt Central.

  • EHS volleyball trounces Evangel...


    The EHS volleyball team started the 2016 season with four games in four nights and came away with a lone victory over an overmatched Evangel Aug. 15. The Warriors took control of the game early against the Lady Eagles and went on to win 25-5, 25-5.

    “We just went down there and took care of business,” EHS Coach Savannah Bramblett said. “It was a good way to start the season.’

    Trimble Co. 2 EHS 0

    The Warriors hosted Trimble County the following night and fell 25-14, 25-16.

  • Wildcats fall to Spencer,...


    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Taylorsville Aug. 16 to open their 2016 campaign and fell to the Bears 8-2.

    Spencer County scored early in the first half but DJ Aneszko answered quickly with a goal from outside the 18-yard box to even the score.

    Spencer County controlled possession for most of the rest of the first half as the Wildcats struggled to put together an attack.

  • HCHS Lady Cats golfers fall to...


    The Henry County Lady Cat golf team traveled to Wheatley Aug. 17 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels and fell 174-204.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 40. Nikki Perkinson shot 43, Bayleigh Boyer shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 76.

    Coach April Berry thinks the team is still looking to put it all together.

    “It was a fair performance,” Berry said. “We are having some breakout moments individually, but really struggling to put together a solid team performance.

  • Sports Brief-Bengals defeat...


    The Campbellsburg Bengals youth football teams won their opening games against the New Castle Chiefs Saturday.

    In the varsity game, the Bengals blanked the Chiefs 22-0. Tate Sturgeon, Luke Lyons and Nathan Corum score touchdowns for the Chiefs and Jordan King caught two extra point conversions.

  • Lady Cats lose to Spencer,...


    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team opened the season at Spencer County Aug. 16 and lost to the Lady Bears 7-1.

    With most of last year’s team gone due to graduation, the Lady Cats were overwhelmed early as Spencer County scored three goals in the first half. They quickly added another goal to open the scoring in the second half before the Lady Cats’ Megan Abney scored on a direct free kick to make it 4-1.

  • HCHS volleyball drops two matches


    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season at home Aug. 16 against Collins and fell to the taller and more experienced Lady Titans in two sets, 25-10, 25-11.

    Collins got out to a 7-1 lead and continued to build on that lead early as they had several kills against the smaller Lady Cats.

  • Sarah Moore Rankin cherishes HC...


    Sarah Moore Rankin stayed busy in high school as an all-around athlete who competed in four sports as a senior.

    Rankin was a five-time state qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles. She also qualified for the state meet three times in the 300-meter hurdles and once each in the pole vault and as a member of the 4x200 relay team.

    In the fall she was a member of the varsity cross country team for five years and qualified with the team for the state meet three times.

  • HC boys take two matches


    The Henry County Wildcat golf team had a good second week of the season with two wins in dual matches over Walton-Verona and Trimble County.

    The Wildcats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw to take on Walton-Verona Aug. 10 and came away with a 162 to 179 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with an even-par 36. Isaac Klempner was right behind with a 37 in the nine-hole match.

  • Lady Cat golfers win


    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team defeated the Trimble County Lady Raiders 204-211 in a match at Cardinal Hills in Bedford last Thursday. The Lady Cats got the win despite playing without their top golfer Maddie Hensley.

    Senior Bayleigh Boyer led the way with a 43 in the nine-hole match. Sophomore Nikki Perkinson shot 45, freshman Hannah Marowelli carded a 54 and seventh-grader Carleigh Peyton shot 62.