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Today's Sports

  • Ladycats start volleyball season...

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    After their first three matches on the volleyball court, the Henry County Ladycats entered this week with a 2-1 early-season mark. The Ladycats opened the season with a win over Gallatin County Aug. 12, lost to Anderson County Aug. 14 and defeated Carroll County Aug. 19.

  • HCYFL Results

    New Castle 19, Eminence 6: The New Castle Chiefs opened their 2008 Henry County Youth Football League campaign with a 19-6 win over the Eminence Redskins in the varsity division (fifth and sixth graders) Aug. 16. The Chiefs accumulated 297 offensive yards while Ethan Tuggle led the defense with seven tackles.

  • Golfers on pace for another...

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  • H.S. football season opens this...

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    High school teams across Kentucky will open the 2008 football season this weekend, including Eminence and Henry County. Both county teams will play at home with EHS opening against Beth Haven Friday night and HCHS opening against Ludlow Saturday night.

    For Eminence, the Warriors look to get a jump start to their second season since making the switch from eight-man to 11-man playoffs. Last year, they finished with a 5-6 record, advanced to the Class A State Playoffs for the first time and lost to Frankfort in the opening round.

  • Henry Co. team juggles its...

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    The Henry County boys’ golf team juggled its lineup last week, losing two players and picking up another to leave the young but improving squad with eight golfers on its roster as the season continues.

  • My memories from the Beijing...

    After 17 days of non-stop action, the 2008 Beijing Olympics came to a halt with the final event finishing up just three days ago. Although I was a little leary of how these Olympics would play out, I’ll have to say I was highly impressed.

  • HC boys' soccer team gets...

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    Henry County had a tough time against Waggener last Thursday in the first boys’ soccer game in school history, losing 7-0 to one of the top teams in the state. It was a challenging test for the Wildcats for their first time on the field in an official game, but one they passed despite the lopsided score, coach Jay Dunavin said.

  • EHS plays well in first two of...

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    After their opening three volleyball matches of an unpredictable year, the Eminence Lady Warriors are trying to find a way to grab their first win of the season with an 0-3 start. They lost to Anderson County Aug. 12, Spencer County Aug. 20 and Trimble County Aug. 21 with the first two matches on the road and the third at home.

    According to first-year head coach Kristen Lively, the Lady Warriors played well against both Anderson and Spencer, but faltered against Trimble in a very winnable game.

  • Fall Sports Preview -...

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    Last year’s Henry County High School football team celebrated one of its best seasons on record with an impressive 9-4 mark, regular-season and post-season district championships, and the school’s first two playoff game victories.

    A year later, the Wildcats return a majority of their top players, add a few new faces and have a new set of goals that includes surpassing last season’s historic run.

  • Fall Sports Preview: Runners...

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    With the first meet less than three weeks away, the Henry County cross country team is increasing their mileage and tempo to make sure they are ready to toe the starting line at the Shelby County Invitational Sept. 6.

    The squad, which started practice July 15 with a low turnout before growing in size as the school year approached, has been training at Harry Hill Park in preparation for fall races.