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Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs

    Friends for Michael 5K run/walk

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization held their 18th annual 5K run/walk Saturday at Henry County High School.

    Sixty-eight people participated in the event to raise money for spinal cord injury victims and research.

    Eric Phillips won the overall men’s event in a time of 18:46.82. Sydney Amyx was the women’s overall winner in a time of 24:18.00.

    Age division results:

    Girls 11 and under-1st Akacia Kurtz, 2nd Meg Golden, 3rd Kennedy Brown

  • Wildcats beat Owen; fall to...

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    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team hosted the Owen County Rebels on Sept. 23 in an important district matchup. The Wildcats got off to a fast start and cruised to a 4-2 win.

    Gavin Jameson showed off a variety of skills in the early going as he dribbled around players, outran defenders and used his height to win headers but he couldn’t get the elusive first goal in the opening 15 minutes.

    Jameson had five shots, three of which were on goal by the 25-minute mark.

  • Lady Cats win 2 in district

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    The Henry County Lady Cat soccer team faced a tough situation in a critical week and found a way to get the job done as they beat district rivals Owen County and Carroll County last week.

    The Lady Cats lost top scorer Rachel Vegh for a couple of weeks when she injured her knee in the Oldham County game. The Lady Cats then lost Savannah Medley to a fractured foot in practice just a couple of days later. To top it off, another forward, Tierra Allison injured her knee in the early stages of the team’s game against Owen County.

  • 'Cats romp past N. Bullitt

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    The Henry County Wildcats put together another good performance, as they get ready to enter district action when they traveled to North Bullitt High School on Friday night and won 42-8.

    The Wildcats put the game away early with four touchdowns in the first period and one in the second to lead 35-0 going into the locker room.

    The Wildcats scored their sixth touchdown early in the fourth quarter and then emptied their bench as the clock ran continuously for the rest of the game.

  • Warriors win epic battle vs....

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    Round two of the local volleyball rivalry had ups and downs, intensity and comebacks by both teams, but in the end the Eminence Warriors defeated the host Henry County Lady Cats three games to two Sept. 23 to split the season series.

  • Peyton wins fourth NCKC title

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    After playing the first nine holes of the NCKC tournament held at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw on Sept. 23, Henry County senior MacKenzie Peyton was in jeopardy of losing her first NCKC title in four years. Peyton was six over after the first seven holes.

    But she pulled her game together in the final 12 holes and had five birdies and seven pars to finish at one-over 72 and take her fourth consecutive North Central Kentucky Conference title by two strokes over her eighth-grade teammate Maddie Hensley, who had her best round of the year.

  • Hadden wins NCKC in playoff

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    After waiting for more than 30 minutes for all the other golfers in the NCKC tournament to finish, Alex Hadden stepped to the tee box on the first hole at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw on Sept. 23 for the most important tee shot of his young life. Hadden had tied with Justin Trusty of Owen County for the lead after 18 holes and was now in a sudden death playoff for the NCKC individual title.

  • Henry County Elementary Cross...

    Henry County Elementary cross country race

    The Henry County elementary schools held their first race of the season at the Henry County Recreation and services Park on Thursday with New Castle coming out the big winner on the day.

    The New Castle girls won the team battle with a score of 27 points. Eastern was second with 44 points and Campbellsburg was third with 66 points.

  • Wildcats lose wild one 34-33

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    When the horn sounded on Friday night’s football matchup between the Henry County Wildcats and the Holy Cross Cougars the Wildcats walked off the field disconsolately with their first lost of the season. The wildcats made a furious comeback in the second half only to see the Cougars pull out the victory in the end.

  • Wildcats win two in district

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ soccer team had a busy week with two important district games and a road trip to Grant County. The Cats won their district match-ups with Gallatin and Owen but fell 1-0 to Grant.

    HCHS 3 Owen Co. 0

    Coach Bobby Jameson was pleased that his team controlled possession of the ball against Owen County.