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Today's Sports

  • Marcus Wright and Ed Berry...

    Sports Editor

    With Marcus Wright and Ed Berry joining a short list of some of the great Eminence High School players of the past, EHS has now retired six players that also includes Jim Green, Keith Blackburn, Chrissy Roberts and Buddy Berry.

  • District pairings

    Sports Editor

    While most teams across the state have known for a while which squad awaits them when the postseason arrives next week, the Henry County Wildcats had to wait until Sunday night — and it came down to a game of luck.

  • Wildcats turn 10-2 deficit into...

    Sports Editor

    The Eminence boys’ basketball team came out of the gates running and gunning against host Henry County in the final match-up between the two squads this season, but the Warriors ran out of steam as they watched a 10-2 lead dwindle and turn into a 66-46 loss.

  • EHS girls win third game this...

    Sports Editor

    When the horn sounded to end the game between Eminence and visiting Cornerstone Christian on Feb. 12, the Eminence players — despite being exhausted from the hard-fought contest between two of the smaller schools in Kentucky — jumped for joy and gave high fives.

  • Ladycats pull away to a 54-12...

    Sports Editor

    After a slow start for the the Henry County Ladycats and a much-improved start for the Eminence Lady Warriors, the host Cats pulled away during the second quarter and built their lead to 54-12 before the final horn sounded.

    It was the Ladycats’ ninth straight win over their cross-county rivals, including a 63-6 win on Jan. 23. The Valentine’s Day victory also gave them their first 10-win season since the 2003-04 school year.

  • Henry Co. girls get to finals

    On the final day of the year, the Ladycats almost ended 2008 with a bang but instead had to settle with second-place honors in the Madison Southern Holiday Classic after defeating Lone Oak, Madison Southern and Pineville, then losing to Grayson County in the finals on New Year’s Eve.

  • Cats win another tournament and...

    Coming on the heels of the championship win at the Richmond Model Holiday Classic the week before, the Henry County boys’ basketball team defeated Sayre (50-47), Kentucky Country Day (44-41) and Paris (57-47) last week en route to the title in Sayre’s Gene Kirk Classic, which left the Wildcats riding a nine-game winning streak and bringing an impressive 11-2 record into the new year.

  • Eminence girls suffering through...

    Sports Editor

    The already shorthanded Eminence Lady Warriors were even more shorthanded last week with injuries to its top two players — Rachel Raisor and Candace Wells — which led to two more basketball losses and a 2-11 start.

  • Community says goodbye to...

    Sports Editor

    With a shoulder-to-shoulder crowd packed inside the high school’s gym Monday afternoon, the Eminence community remembered the life of Dewayne Douglas and said a teary-eyed goodbye to the man that is better known as Coach D.

    Douglas, who has served multiple positions at Eminence Independent School since 1991, died of an apparent heart attack in the early morning hours Friday, which shocked the school and the community. He was 51.

  • Ladycats drop two district games...

    Sports Editor

    The Henry County girls’ basketball team lost two important district outings last week — Carroll County on Tuesday and Owen County on Friday — to drop its record to 6-7 overall and 1-4 against 31st District opponents.