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Today's Sports

  • Future looks bright for girls...

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Ladycats ran into the best team they have played all season Monday night, which also happened to be the opening round of the 16th District tournament and the season finale for the Cats’ inaugural season.

  • Lady Warriors end season on high...

    Sports editor

    Eminence’s volleyball team put up a good fight in its final match of the season, but came up just short as host Anderson County sent the Lady Warriors away after two games Monday night in the opening round of the 28th District tournament.

    Eminence, the No. 4 seed, played the underdog role well in the opening game of the best-of-three series, holding the early lead and building it to 11-7 midway through the eye-popping start. Anderson, the No. 1 seed, then used a couple of spurts to even up the scoreboard and open up its own lead.

  • Eminence inducts its fourth...

    Sports editor

    The fourth class of the Eminence High School Hall of Fame was recognized at halftime of the high school football game Friday night and officially inducted the following day. It includes two current EHS football coaches, two former superintendents, a librarian, a school board member, a golfer, and a former teacher and coach.

  • Warriors race on 'very...

    Sports editor

    At Eminence’s cross-country practice last Friday — the day before the Warriors would compete at the Capital View Classic — coach Scott McClamroch told his runners the course would be “a bit challenging but not too bad.” He found out otherwise the following day when his runners raced on the toughest course they will see all season long. With very few flat spots and long, windy hills, Capital View has a reputation as being a tough course that produces slow times.

  • Ladycats close out regular...

    Sports editor

    Playing in the first-ever All “A” Classic State Volleyball Tournament, Henry County’s volleyball team won its pool play, advanced to the Gold Division for the top 16 teams and went 3-2 during the two-day event. The Ladycats had the 28th District tournament — which started just a few days later — on their minds, but still left the Mid-America Sports Complex with solid performances after two games Friday night and three games Saturday.

  • Warriors back on winning side,...

    Sports editor

    A week after taking a disappointing loss to cross-county rival Henry County, the Eminence Warriors got back on the winning side of things in a big way Friday night with a 58-16 blowout win over visiting Evangel Christian in 8-man action.

  • It's over for four county...

    In a span of just a few hours Monday night, four high school seasons in the county came to a screeching halt. For one team, it was a nail-bitting showdown against a much larger school that has turned into a rival. For another team, it was a great end — at least from my perspective — despite the loss. And for the two other teams, it was the finish to a successful inaugural season full of bumps and bruises.

  • The history-making Ladycats...

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Ladycats made history on the volleyball court this season: winning a school-record 24 matches, going undefeated in conference play to win the North Central Kentucky Conference for the first time, winning the mid-season Carroll County Invitational, winning the 8th Region All “A” Classic tournament and playing in the first-ever All “A” Classic state tournament. But they didn’t get the No. 1 goal they set at the beginning of the season: repeating as 28th District champs.

  • Cats take second district loss...

    Sports editor

    In what turned into a bizarre football game between Henry County and Western Hills during Friday night’s district matchup, the Western Hills Wolverines came away with a slim 38-34 win over the visiting Wildcats.

  • HC Ladycats reach 20 wins for...

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    With wins over Williamstown and Owen County last week, the Henry County volleyball team reached 20 wins during the regular season for the first time in the program’s history.