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Today's Sports

  • EHS beats Burgin, 16-15

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team played five games last week and got their first win Friday night when they outslugged Burgin 16-15.

    The Warriors got off to good start when they scored three runs in the bottom of the first.

    Amiya Hunt and Jadyn Browning drew one-out walks before Emilie Ethington singled to drive Hunt home. Clarice Wilkerson drew a two-out walk to load the bases before Serena Dockter doubled to score Browning and Ethington.

    Burgin scored five runs in the top of the third to take a 5-3 lead.

  • Jacob Watson signs with Union...

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    Henry County High School football player Jacob Watson, a running back and linebacker, signed with the Union College Tigers Friday afternoon in a ceremony in the Henry County High School Library.

    Watson also played as a guard on the Wildcats basketball team.

    “I’ve been talking to them for about three months and I needed to get my ACT score up,” Watson said. “I was able to do that last week and I texted their coach and he said that they wanted to sign me.”

  • 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 fall to Anderson; beat...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Anderson County Bearcats Thursday and fell to the previously winless team 8-5 in nine innings.

    The Wildcats committed six errors in the game and walked nine batters to make things tough for themselves. But even after giving up so many free bases the Wildcats still had a chance to win as they tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the sixth and eventually forced extra innings.

  • Lady Cats pummel North Bullitt,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had one bad inning to start the game against North Oldham on April 12 then settled in to play some of their best defense of the year. But the Lady Cats could not muster enough offense to come back from giving up four earned runs in the first inning as the Lady Mustangs hung on to win 4-2.

    The Lady Cats committed four errors to start the game and North Oldham took advantage to score four runs. The Lady Mustangs had only one infield hit in the inning.

  • EHS loses to Carroll in All A

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Bedford April 13 where they lost to the Trimble County Lady Raiders 7-1.

    Eminence got off to a good start when they scored a run in the top of the first. Madison Dockter reached first base with two outs when she was hit by a pitch. Emilie Ethington followed with a double to centerfield to score Dockter.

    But Trimble County responded with two runs in the bottom of the first. Two singles, a double and a groundout plated the runs.

  • Warriors lose to Raiders

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford Thursday night to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the first round of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament.

    The Warriors fell victim to errors and walks as they lost 12-1 in five innings.

    The Warriors had only one hit in the game, but managed several base runners through walks and hit batters. But Mitchell Metten scored the Warriors’ only run on a wild pitch in the second inning.

  • HC track competes at Oldham

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    The Henry County Wildcats track team participated in the Oldham County All-Comers meet April 12 and showed improvement from their previous meets.

  • Lady Cats down Warriors, Lady...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got on track with two runaway wins during spring break last week.

    Henry County came into the week with just two wins against nine losses but doubled their win total with an 18-0 win over Eminence and a 20-3 win over Bardstown.

    The Lady Cats used a big first inning against host Eminence April 5 to put the game out of doubt early.

    They scored 10 runs in their first at-bat as Warrior pitchers struggled with control problems and the Lady Cats took advantage with timely hits.