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Today's Sports

  • Eminence uses a very strong...

    After the Eminence Warriors backpedaled during the second quarter, when Beth Haven managed to squeeze in its only two touchdowns of the game, they went full-speed ahead during the final two quarters to turn their 22-16 halftime lead into a 44-16 runaway victory on both teams season openers Friday night at EHS.

    For Eminence, it was a start to what looks to be a very strong season, led by 10 seniors and a few standout playmakers.

  • Sports Briefs

    Eminence Youth Basketball

    The Eminence youth basketball team of the North Central Kentucky Sports Conference will have signups and a team meeting at the Henry County Library Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. Parents are required to attend.

    Cornhole Tournament

    There will be a cornhole tournament this Saturday at Harry Hill Park to raise money for 17-month-old Alyssa Louden, who was recently diagnosed with Hurlers disease. Signups will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. First prize will receive two sets of cornhole boards and two sets of bags. The entry fee is $20 per two-person team.

  • Garrett Black heads to All...

    Amazing. Wonderful. Super. Fantastic.

    These were just a few of the words Steve Dent used to describe his Henry County Wildcats after their showing at the 8th Region All A Classic Boys Golf Tournament last Thursday at Cardinal Hills in Bedford.

  • Promising seasons

    Sit back, relax, chill for a little while. From the looks of things, Eminence and Henry County fans will have plenty to stand up and cheer about when the lights come on Friday nights.

    Following the easy opening-season victories over the weekend, a lot of questions were answered that are brought with unpredictable starts to always unpredictable football seasons. Most of those answers were in favor of the Warriors and Wildcats.

  • Henry County dominates in first...

    Following Henry Countys 40-0 victory over Ludlow High School late Saturday night, the Wildcats collected the Henry County Dairy Queen Bowl trophy and hoisted it into the air at midfield.

    If this season opener was any indication of the direction Henrys football program is headed during the next 10-plus weeks, it should be a year full of feel-good moments for the Wildcats, who are coming off one of their best seasons in school history.

  • Soccer players jump start season

    Sports editor

    The opening game of the Henry County girls’ soccer program went near perfect for the visiting Ladycats as they came away with a 2-1 win over Whitefield Academy in the first varsity soccer game in school history.

  • Ladycats start volleyball season...

    Sports editor

    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...

    Sports Editor

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

    Sports editor

    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.