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Today's Sports

  • Shelby ends Lady Cats'...

     sports@hcloca.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Shelby County Oct. 24 in the 8th Region volleyball tournament and after a slow start, gave the Lady Rockets a scare before falling 3-1.

    The Lady Cats showed some nerves in the opening set as they fell behind 14-1 before eventually losing the set 25-6.

    In the second set, the Lady Cats improved but still made too many unforced errors and lost 25-17 after falling behind 19-9.

  • Moore Mustangs edge Wildcats, 13...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Moore High School Friday night in rainy, cold conditions that got worse as the evening wore on.

    The Wildcats showed no signs of being bothered by the poor conditions on their opening drive.

  • Warriors fall to Vikings in...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors ended their season on the road with a game at Valley High School Friday night. For much of the night it looked like the Class 4A hosts might get an easy victory in the sloppy, cold conditions but the Warriors mounted a fourth quarter comeback that has been a hallmark of their season.

    The Warriors took the opening kickoff and drove to methodically down field. Cameron Capps ran the ball into the end zone from three yards out to give the Warriors a 6-0 lead early in the first period.

  • Bengals win HC youth football...

     Submitted

    The Bengals finished the year with three wins for both JV and varsity.

    On Oct. 21 the Bengals JV defeated the Colts 35-0.

    Cody Heath, who had 90 yards rushing and two touchdowns, led the offense. Isaac Abney had 100 yards rushing and one touchdown. Landry Abney, Talton Mullins and River King also scored touchdowns. Landry Abney had two extra point conversions, Mullins had a conversion and King caught a pass for a two-point conversion.

  • Sports Briefs

     EMS splits with Owen County

    The Eminence Middle School Warriors basketball team hosted Owen County Oct. 24 with the seventh grade team winning 39-26 and the eighth grade team losing 42-26.

    Josh Ruzanka and Bladin Malone led the seventh grade team (2-0) with 12 points each.

    Abelardo Reza led the eighth grade team (1-1) with eight points and five rebounds.

  • Lady Cats win district tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Eminence Warriors in a five-set thriller in the opening round of the 31st District volleyball tournament at Carroll County Oct. 17 and then easily defeated Owen County 3-0 in the finals to win the tournament.

    The win makes Henry County a top seed in the regional tournament and allowed them to host the tournament.

  • Warriors romp in bowl game, 46-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Florida last weekend to play Oasis High School in the first annual Bluegrass Cirtus Bowl and came away with a 46-0 victory.

    “The atmosphere was amazing,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “It was their homecoming and senior night. We had the bowl banquet before the game. It was a very cordial atmosphere and they showed us a lot of hospitality.”

  • Cats race in Bowling Green

     spors@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Bowling Green Saturday to compete in the Western Kentucky Meet of Champions and came away with some of their best performances of the season.

    Freshman Keegan Kurtz set a personal best with a time of 17:59 to finish 15th for the Wildcats in the boys varsity race. Jackson Fischer, Ryan Phillips and John Fischer also set personal records in the race.

  • Colonels end Wildcats'...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner Oct. 16 to take on regional power Oldham County in the first round of the Eighth Region soccer tournament and fell to the Colonels 10-0.

    The Wildcats held the Colonels off the scoreboard until 29:55 remained in the first half. At that point Oldham’s Luke O’Hara hit a free kick from 25 yards out on the left that sailed into the upper right corner of the net to make it 1-0.

  • Waggener Whips Wildcats

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Waggener Wildcats and the one-hour trip became a two-hour exercise in patience as the HCHS bus was stuck on I-71 for an hour and a half.

    Because the team showed up at 7:20 p.m., the game was delayed until 8 p.m. and the Wildcats were assessed with a personal foul penalty against Head Coach Matt Wright for not having the team ready to play at the 7:30 p.m. starting time.