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Today's Sports

  • HC Wildcats roll off a seven-...

    In a 30-hour stretch Friday and Saturday, the Henry County boys’ basketball team was a perfect three of three in the Richmond Model Holiday Classic to win the tournament championship, then turned around the following day to open the Sayre Tournament with another win, which left the Wildcats at 9-2 overall and riding a seven-game winning streak heading into this week.

  • Ladycats hold off Owen Co. for...

    For the second consecutive game, the Henry County girls’ basketball team built a big lead, watched it dwindle in the closing minutes and held on down the stretch for the win.

    This time around, the Ladycats were able to hold off fast-charging Owen County, 50-48, Friday night to win their first district game of the season. It came on the heels of a 41-37 win over North Oldham that followed the same storyline with Henry clinging to a late lead. The two wins left Henry at 3-3 overall and 1-1 in district play.

  • HCMS seventh-grade team finishes...

    The Henry County Middle School boys’ seventh-grade basketball team finished second place in the North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament on Dec. 13, defeating both Trimble County (46-24) and Carroll County (32-29) to advance to the championship game but losing to Walton-Verona (42-23) in the finals.

    The entire tournament was played in a single day at Carroll County Middle School, with the Cats playing their first two games back-to-back, resting one game, then playing for the title.

  • Coach Chris Engstrand and East...

    Chris Engstrand and the East All-Stars were in position to win the annual Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association All-Star Game at Holy Cross High School Saturday, but the East squad threw an ill-timed interception late in the fourth quarter and ran out of time as they took a slim 20-14 loss to the West.

  • Eminence boys drop first two at...

    Playing through some setbacks, the Eminence boys’ basketball team dropped its first two games at the Gallatin Steel Invitational over the weekend, and played two more games Monday and Tuesday to close out the four-day stretch in the annual invitational.

    The Warriors lost to Gallatin (80-32) Saturday and to Meade County (69-43) Sunday. They then played Ludlow on Monday and closed out the invitational with another opponent on Tuesday — which had not been determined as of Monday afternoon.

  • Tillett's 3-pointer lifts...

    With just three seconds on the clock in Thursday night’s thriller between the host Henry County Wildcats and Owen County, Steven Tillett took a pass from Brad Taylor and sank a 20-footer to put the Cats ahead for good, 53-51.

    In a district showdown that came down to the final seconds, Henry was able to come away with the slim win to improve to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in district play. Meanwhile, Owen dropped to 2-3, 0-2.

  • Team improves despite six...

    With three more losses during last week’s basketball action, the Eminence Lady Warriors brought a six-game losing streak into this week, including a 43-13 loss to Kentucky Country Day last Tuesday, a 40-27 loss to Newport Friday and a 60-15 loss to Grant County Saturday.

    Despite what the win-loss column has shown since the Warriors opened the year with a 27-24 win over Louisville Collegiate, they are improving, head coach Carter Martin said.

  • EHS Warriors start with 1-2...

    Led by Ed Berry’s 20 points-per-game average and Dre Banta’s 14.3 through the first three games of the season, the Eminence Warriors went 1-2 during their opening week.

  • EHS girls win season opener for...

    For the first time in at least 10 years, the Eminence girls’ basketball team won its season opener with a 27-24 win over Louisville Collegiate Friday night.

    It was just the start the Lady Warriors were looking for.

  • A true small-town hero

    While sitting at his dining room table in June 2005, Larry Jeffries emerged from a back room with a small stack of papers that had listed some of his athletic achievements, along with a few old clippings from newspapers that had followed Jeffries during his young, more athletic days 40 years earlier.