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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats beat EHS, sneak by...

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hosted district rival Carroll County April 27 and fellåç to the Panthers 10-1 in a game that was close for five innings.

    Henry County scored first in the bottom of the second inning.

    Adam Kent led off with a single to centerfield before Daniel Murray doubled with two outs to bring him home.

    Carroll County struck back for three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. The Panthers scored the runs with the benefit of two hits, two Wildcat errors and a walk.

  • Warriors vanquish Vikings

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Valley April 27 and came out on top 5-3.

    The Warriors did all their offensive damage in the first two innings then held on in the end for the win.

    The Warriors got a strong pitching performance from Cole Lawson who went the distance while striking out eight Viking batters.

    The Warriors scored three runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a walk. After Trey Gregory grounded out and Austin Jones flew out, Mitchell Metten and Cole Lawson walked to load the bases.

  • Lady Cats come back vs. Owen

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    The Henry County Lady Cats found themselves down 5-0 after two innings on April 27 at Owen County but rallied to pull out a 7-6 win.

    The Rebels scored one run in the bottom of the first with a couple of infield hits and a Henry County error.

    They added four more in the second with three straight singles and a triple by the Lady Rebels’ Shelby Gambrell who missed the first game between the teams due to injury. After Gambrell brought the base runners, a groundout scored her to make it 5-0.

  • EHS girls fall to Walton,...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ softball team hosted Walton-Verona in a doubleheader April 27 and fell to the Bearcats 15-0 and 14-5.

    Coach Jerry Martin said his team acted intimidated by Walton’s reputation in the first game.

    “In the first game we were shaking in our boots,” Martin said. “We had too much fear of their reputation. You have to respect your opponent without fearing them.”

    In the second game the Warriors’ bats came to life as they got eight hits and scored five runs.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in NCKTC

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    The Henry County and Eminence High School track teams participated in the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships at Henry County Thursday.

    The Henry County boys and girls finished third in the meet while the small Warrior teams finished seventh in each.

    For Henry County Teagan Fish had the biggest day, finishing first in all three events she entered.

  • Williamson commits to Lindsey...

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    Henry County High School volleyball player Molly Williamson committed to play for Lindsey Wilson College in a signing ceremony held in the Henry County High School library Thursday afternoon.

    Williamson, a setter, has aspired to play at the college level for a long time.

    “I feel I have accomplished one of the greatest goals in the world,” Williamson said. “It was one of my biggest goals for my high school career.”

  • Little League softball and...

    The Henry County Little League softball, baseball and t-ball teams opened their season on April 18 at Harry Hill Park. The teams will play within the county and against teams from Oldham, Trimble and Carroll counties on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Track Cats take third at NCKC

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    The Henry County track team traveled to Walton-Verona on April 21 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships. The girls and boys teams both finished third in the competition.

    On the boys’ side, Cameron Johnson led the way with a first place finish in the triple jump. He also finished fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 200-meter dash.

    Connor Finley finished second in the 110-meter hurdles despite falling on the final hurdle. He also finished third in the long jump.

  • Wildcats end skid vs. Seneca

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    After starting the season 9-2 and going on a five-game winning streak to start April, the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hit a rough patch. They started last week with losses to district rival Gallatin County and conference rival Walton-Verona. Add in a loss to Bullitt Central and the Wildcats had their first three-game losing streak of the season. But they got back on track with a 7-1 win over Seneca Friday night.

    Gallatin Co. 2 HCHS 1

  • College update: Derek Jeffries

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    Former Henry County High School basketball player Derek Jeffries recently finished his second year at Transylvania University where he plays on the Pioneers’ basketball team while majoring in accounting.

    Jeffries’ college basketball career got off to a dismal start when he suffered a serious injury in the last open gym before basketball practices started in October of his freshman year.

    Jeffries broke his tibia and fractured his tibial plateau at the top of the tibia near the knee.