Today's Sports

  • New season starts Friday

    For one team, it’s the chance to make history. For the other, it’s the chance to get back on track after a string of setbacks. Both Eminence and Henry County will get the opportunity to shine this Friday night when high school football teams all across Kentucky open the much-anticipated state playoffs.

  • Wildcats handed worst loss of...

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    In the aftermath of the Scott High School game Friday night, which Henry County lost 69-12 giving up 42 first-half points and 476 yards on the ground, the Wildcats are trying to get back that winning spark that saw them dominate their first four games of the season and win five of their first six.

  • Bengals, Colts win HCYFL titles

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    In a night marked by cold weather and big plays from the younger footballers in the county, the Henry County Youth Football League wrapped up its season Sunday night with championship games for both the junior varsity and varsity divisions.

  • Warriors finish XC season at...

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    The Eminence cross-country season came to an end Saturday at the Class A, Region Five Championships with no Eminence runner advancing to the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships, which will be held this Saturday at the State Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Cassey Fischer qualifies for...

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    When the top runners in the state toe the starting line Saturday at the Kentucky State Horse Park in Lexington, Cassey Fischer will take her mark as the lone runner from Henry County that qualified for this year’s KHSAA Cross Country Championships.

  • Henry will face top team in...

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    A year after winning regular-season and postseason district championships, earning the No. 1 seed from District Four, hosting two state playoff games and advancing to the third round for the first time in school history, the Henry County Wildcats have gone 0-3 in the district and will play as the No. 4 seed in the first round of the playoffs next month.

  • Warriors want to finish cross...

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    For the first time since Scott McClamroch has been coaching the Eminence cross-country team, the Warriors won’t be in unfamiliar territory when they line up for their regional-championship meet this Saturday in Danville. Now, he hopes that will translate to an above-average performance for his young but improving squad.

  • XC ready for regional this...

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    In what has turned into the toughest region in Class 2-A, the Henry County cross-country team will compete against fast competition at the Region Three Championships this Saturday at McNeely Lake in Louisville.

  • Statistically, HCHS and EHS are...

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    With the state playoffs just around the corner, Henry County and Eminence are wrapping up another regular season with the postseason starting Nov. 14.

  • A view from the sideline

    Instead of the typical column I write in each week’s paper, I’ve decided to get a look from inside the huddle — from a player that is going through the ups and downs of a high school football season full of bumps and bruises.