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Today's Sports

  • Kirk signs with Campbellsville...

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    HCHS senior Justice Kirk signed with Campbellsville University to play soccer Friday in a signing ceremony at the school.

    Kirk, a central defender for the Lady Cats, was the anchor of the defense throughout her high school career. That career included playing on some of the most successful teams in school history.

    Lady Cats soccer Coach Shelby Mings was instrumental in helping Kirk make the choice to play for the Lady Tigers.

  • HCHS track competes in NCKTC meet

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    The Henry County track team hosted the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships Thursday and came away with a third-place finish by the girls and a fourth-place finish by the boys.

    Teagan Fish and Sara Finley led the way for the girls. Fish finished first in the 300-meter hurdles, second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the high jump to earn 24 points for the Lady Cats. Finley placed first in the triple jump and was part of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished second.

  • Sports Briefs

    Adams named to Sporting Clay’s All-Region team

    Eminence resident Todd Adams was recently named to the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) All-Region team for the North Central Region. Adams was a regular on the NSCA National championship tour last fall and spring

  • Wildcats whip Warriors, 12-2

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    The Henry County Wildcats had a light week in terms of how many games they played. But the two games they did play were very important in determining their postseason fate.

    First they traveled the three miles from HCHS to Eminence to take on their county rivals. Then they traveled to Owenton to take on another district rival. With two wins the Wildcats could take a big step toward the top seed in the district tournament.

    The Wildcats defeated the Warriors 12-2 March 29 before falling to the Rebels 8-0 the following evening.

  • Warriors lose, 3-2, to Burgin

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    The Eminence Warriors finished off a busy week with a one-run loss at Burgin Friday night. The Warriors cut down on their errors with only one in the game. But it was a big one, according to Coach Tyler Gross.

    “The key to the game was in the fourth inning when we had two outs and we threw one away on a ground ball,” Gross said. “They scored two runs after that.”

  • HC track competes at North Oldham

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    Cameron Johnson led the Henry County Wildcats track team with a win in the triple jump and a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the North Oldham Invitational Friday night. Connor Finley had a good showing in the 110-meter high hurdles as he finished third and the 300 hurdles where he placed sixth.

  • Lady Cats fall to Atherton,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Shelbyville Mar. 29 to take on the Shelby County Lady Rockets and came away with a 10-0 five-inning loss.

    The Lady Cats managed just three hits in the game while the Lady Rockets pounded out 12 base knocks including a double and a triple.

    The Lady Cats committed just two errors in the game but they accounted for three unearned runs.

    Shelby scored a single run in the first, three in the third, four in the fourth and two in the fifth to end the game.

  • EHS nipped by Lady Demons

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Carroll County March 29 for a district seeding matchup and fell to the Lady Panthers 17-9.

    The Warriors started brightly by jumping on the Lady Panthers for three runs in the first inning but were victims of a bad second inning when Carroll scored 10 runs.

    The game was played fairly evenly the rest of the way but the damage had been done in that tough second inning.

  • Lady Cats show progress

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Western Hills Lady Wolverines March 22 and fell 13-3.

    The game was close through the first four innings as Western Hills scored two runs in the first inning only to be matched by the Lady Cats when they came to plate in the bottom of the inning.

    Western Hills scored their first two runs with two outs on three Henry County errors and two base hits.

  • Warriors lose opener to Demons

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    The Eminence Warriors baseball team opened their season at Williamstown March 21 and played solid baseball in the early going before a late fielding meltdown dashed their hopes for a victory.

    Williamstown scored two runs in the first inning with Cameron Mathis on the mound for the Warriors. Mathis walked three of the first six batters he faced in the inning then settled down and pitched well over the next four innings.