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Today's Sports

  • Warriors win first game at...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors came from five runs down to notch their first win of the season Saturday at Iroquois.

    The Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Jared Golden doubled to lead the game off but was caught stealing third base. Cameron Mathis followed with a single and advanced to second on a balk. With two outs, Mathis stole third and then went home on a throwing error.

    The Raiders scored three runs in the bottom of the inning before adding three more in the bottom of the second to lead 6-1.

  • EHS falls to Carroll in All A

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    The host Carroll County Lady Panthers broke open a scoreless game in the fifth inning with six runs and went on to win 7-2 over the Eminence Warriors April 10.

    The Warriors got two on in the top of the first with two outs after Feven Kruer and Emilie Ethington got back-to-back singles but a strikeout ended the threat.

    Carroll County mounted a threat in the bottom of the second when they loaded the bases with two outs but a groundout to Kruer at second ended it.

  • Lady Cats beat Warriors

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Eminence Thursday to take on their cross-county rivals and came away with a 10-0 victory.

    The Lady Cats scored two runs in top of the first but Eminence threatened to tie it up or take the lead in the bottom of the inning when they loaded the bases with one out.

  • Wildcats 3-0 at Valley

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    The Henry County Wildcats won all three games they were able to play in the Valley Invitational, but were denied a chance for the championship by mother nature when the final game against Owen County was rained out.

    HCHS 11 Edmonson Co. 2

    On April 3 the Wildcats got off to a good start with three runs in the first inning and Daniel Murray pitched a complete game to give the Wildcats the win.

    Both runs Murray gave up were unearned. He struck out seven and walked none.

  • Lady Cats have a beach bash

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got off to a good start on their spring break trip to Destin to play in the Florida Beach Bash.

    They pounded out 18 hits against the Campbellsville Lady Tigers to take their first game 16-4.

    Seventh-grade leadoff hitter Sydney Raisor went three for four with four RBIs and two runs scored. Claire Young also had three hits to go with three RBIs and two runs scored. Lizzie Young, Haley Peyton, Jerika Randall and Gracie Golden all had two hits.

  • Warriors defeated by Greyhounds

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    The Paris Greyhounds got two big innings April 3 when they came to Eminence and that was all they needed to defeat the Warriors by four runs.

    Paris opened the game with three runs in the top of the first inning. The leadoff batter hit a home run on Jared Golden’s fourth pitch of the game. After the home run Golden struck out the second batter before a single, a walk and another single made it 2-0. A fly out to right field with a man on third allowed the third run to score before Golden struck out the final batter.

  • EHS fall to Gallatin County

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw April 4 for a game against district rival Gallatin County and came away on the short end of a 15-3 score line.

    The Warriors struck first when Clarissa Wilkerson’s double scored Alexis Shields who had singled to open the game.

    Gallatin tied it up with a run in the bottom of the first on a single and an error by the Warriors.

    Neither team scored in the second inning but Gallatin broke open the game in the third inning with five runs to lead 6-1.

  • HCHS teams start strong

    With one month of the season under their belts, the Henry County High School baseball and softball teams are off to an encouraging start.

    The Lady Cats are 9-3 after going 3-1 in Florida last week.

    The Wildcats are 10-2 after going 3-0 in the Valley Invitational.

    The two teams are doing it with slightly different styles.

    The Lady Cats have had good pitching but mostly they are relying on a lineup that can hit from top to bottom. Nine of the ten batters with a significant number of at-bats are hitting over .300.

  • Wildcats down Warriors, fall to...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted cross-county rivals Eminence March 28 and came away with a 12-1 victory to go 2-0 in district play.

    The Wildcats jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first with the help of a two-RBI double by pitcher Daniel Murray, an RBI single by Blake Prather and a sacrifice fly by Dawson Armstrong.

  • Wright named new HCHS football...

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    A person familiar to many people in Henry County was named the new high school football coach Thursday. Henry County High School athletic director Jon Kasten introduced Matt Wright to the football team as their new head coach in the HCHS auditorium.

    Wright has been the head coach at his alma mater, Fairdale High School, for the last four years. Before that Wright was an assistant at Fairdale for two seasons.

    Wright also has coaching experience at Henry County where he was an assistant coach for two years.