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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats go to 4-0 in district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats started last week with a tough loss to Western Hills before defeating two district opponents. They then travelled to Florida where they split games with two highly regarded teams in the Florida Beach Bash on Sunday.

    Western Hills 2 HCHS 1

    The Lady Cats hosted Western Hills March 30 and played one of their best games of the season against a quality opponent in the Lady Wolverines.

  • Wildcats pummel Central, Eminence

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    The Henry County Wildcat baseball team managed to get two wins last week before the rains came and wiped out the rest of their scheduled games for the week.

    On March 30 the Wildcats defeated Central 17-7 and the following day they defeated county rival Eminence 24-3.

    HCHS 17 Central 7

    The Wildcats fell behind 4-0 in the top of the second inning but rebounded with five runs in their half of the inning to take the lead.

  • EHS softball falls to Carroll

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Carrollton March 31 to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers and came away with a 9-2 loss.

    The Lady Panthers scored two runs in the first and one run in the second and third innings to jump on top 4-0. They added two more in the fourth inning and looked like they would pull away from the Warriors, but Eminence came back to get two runs in the fifth to make it 6-2.

  • EHS falls to Valley, Carroll

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville March 30 and took on the Valley Vikings in their third game of the season.

    The Warriors fell 8-1 but showed marked improvements in the game.

    The Warriors scored first in the top of the first inning when Mitchell Metten singled, stole second and third base and then came home on a Cole Lawson hit.

    Valley got three runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead.

    After a scoreless second inning for both teams, Valley added a single run in the third and fourth innings.

  • Two track Cats compete at Central

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    Henry County High School track athletes Patrick Cravens and Cameron Johnson competed in the Lenny Lyles Invitational Track Meet at Central High School March 31 and came away with impressive results against some of the top teams in the area.

    Cravens finished third in the discus with a throw of 112 feet, 2 inches and fifth in the shot put with a distance of 39 feet, 2 inches. Cravens was second among all Class 2A competitors in the shot put and first among all 2A competitors in the discus.

  • HCHS Lady Cats pound district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats feasted on the pitching of district foes Carroll and Gallatin counties last week. They pounded out 16 hits against Carroll County on March 23 and 19 hits against Gallatin County on March 24 to defeat the Panthers and Lady Wildcats by a combined score of 32-1.

    On March 25 the Lady Cats succumbed to the Oldham County Lady Colonels 9-3 in a game where they managed only four hits.

    HCHS 16 CCHS 1

  • Wildcats squeak by Gallatin Co.

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team traveled to Gallatin County March 24 for their first district game of the season and came back for a 6-5 win.

    Bodie Clark was on the mound for the Wildcats and struggled through three and two-thirds innings as his team’s defense allowed three unearned runs and two earned runs before Daniel Murray and Jaydon Berry relieved and helped the Cats to victory.

    Gallatin County got on the scoreboard first with a run in the second inning with only two base hits.

  • Warriors fall to Raiders, Tigers

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    The Eminence Warriors’ baseball team got their season underway on March 23 when they faced Trimble County and their ace pitcher Michael Duanway. Dunaway pitched five strong innings to get a no-hitter and the Raiders took advantage of the young Warriors’ mistakes to win 16-0.

    Dunaway struck out 11 of the 16 batters he faced. Trevor Payton reached on an error by the Raider’s shortstop to give the Warriors their only base runner of the game.

  • Blue Bloods go to Indy

    After all the first and second round upsets this NCAA tourney has come down to four of college basketball’s traditional powers: Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and the team whose name we do not speak.

    Some people may argue that Wisconsin should not be included as a basketball blue blood because they were a non-factor in the tournament for nearly 50 years, but Dick Bennett and Bo Ryan have made the Badgers into a powerhouse team in the last 15 years or so.

  • Wildcats win 3 of 4 in opening...

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their season off to a bright start when they traveled to Frankfort March 16 and defeated the Frankfort High School Panthers 4-0.