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Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs

     EMS splits with Owen County

    The Eminence Middle School Warriors basketball team hosted Owen County Oct. 24 with the seventh grade team winning 39-26 and the eighth grade team losing 42-26.

    Josh Ruzanka and Bladin Malone led the seventh grade team (2-0) with 12 points each.

    Abelardo Reza led the eighth grade team (1-1) with eight points and five rebounds.

  • Lady Cats win district tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Eminence Warriors in a five-set thriller in the opening round of the 31st District volleyball tournament at Carroll County Oct. 17 and then easily defeated Owen County 3-0 in the finals to win the tournament.

    The win makes Henry County a top seed in the regional tournament and allowed them to host the tournament.

  • Warriors romp in bowl game, 46-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Florida last weekend to play Oasis High School in the first annual Bluegrass Cirtus Bowl and came away with a 46-0 victory.

    “The atmosphere was amazing,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “It was their homecoming and senior night. We had the bowl banquet before the game. It was a very cordial atmosphere and they showed us a lot of hospitality.”

  • Cats race in Bowling Green

     spors@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Bowling Green Saturday to compete in the Western Kentucky Meet of Champions and came away with some of their best performances of the season.

    Freshman Keegan Kurtz set a personal best with a time of 17:59 to finish 15th for the Wildcats in the boys varsity race. Jackson Fischer, Ryan Phillips and John Fischer also set personal records in the race.

  • Colonels end Wildcats'...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner Oct. 16 to take on regional power Oldham County in the first round of the Eighth Region soccer tournament and fell to the Colonels 10-0.

    The Wildcats held the Colonels off the scoreboard until 29:55 remained in the first half. At that point Oldham’s Luke O’Hara hit a free kick from 25 yards out on the left that sailed into the upper right corner of the net to make it 1-0.

  • Waggener Whips Wildcats

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Waggener Wildcats and the one-hour trip became a two-hour exercise in patience as the HCHS bus was stuck on I-71 for an hour and a half.

    Because the team showed up at 7:20 p.m., the game was delayed until 8 p.m. and the Wildcats were assessed with a personal foul penalty against Head Coach Matt Wright for not having the team ready to play at the 7:30 p.m. starting time.

  • HCHS falls in 8th Region

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Anderson County in the first round of the Eighth Region tournament at Owen County Oct. 16 and fell to the Lady Bearcats 7-3, according to information submitted by Todd Thompson for this story.

    Savannah Medley nearly put the Lady Cats on top just over a minute after the opening kick but the Anderson keeper made the save.

    Anderson scored the first goal of the game with 35:45 left in the first half on a corner kick that bounced around in the penalty box and was finally kicked in from close range.

  • Bengals beat Warriors twice in...

     The Campbellsburg Bengals JV fell to the Warriors Sept. 30, 13-7. The Bengals had a total of 80 yards rushing between their three ball carriers Cody Heath, Luke Highfill and Isaac Abney.

    Abney had the team’s only touchdown for the day. Heath rushed for the extra point.

    Defensively, Drew Cole led the team with seven tackles. Highfill, Levi Higdon and Abney had four tackles each. River King, Caden Bruner, Heath and Riley Moore each had notable defensive plays as well.

  • First Deer
  • Sports Briefs

     EMS beats Gallatin

    Eminence Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team defeated Gallatin County 47-22 Thursday night. Morgan Powers and Jacob Hughes led the Warriors with 10 points each.

    The eighth grade team followed that with a 42-36 win over Gallatin. Abelardo Reza led the Warriors with 11 points. Taye Saunders added eight points and seven assists.

    Hensley second, Klempner 12th in Junior Challenge