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Today's Sports

  • Warriors drop two

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors closed out the home portion of their schedule with senior night May 16 against Walton-Verona. Before the game outgoing players, Austin Perry, Mitchell Metten and Kyle Montgomery, were honored.

    When the game started, Walton jumped on the Warriors for two runs in the first inning. They added three runs in the third and three in the fourth to make it 8-0.

    The Warriors scored a run in the bottom of the fourth when Jared Golden reached on a bunt hit, stole second and third and came home on a double by Andrew Coomes.

  • Wildcats close with three losses

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats played three road games in the final week of the regular season and came away on the short end of the scoreboard in each game to put an end to a six-game winning streak.

    South Oldham 8 HCHS 2

    The Dragons jumped out to a 6-0 lead after two innings and cruised to a six-run win. The Wildcats scored a run in the fourth and a run in the fifth but South got those runs back with single runs in the bottom of the fifth and the sixth innings.

  • Hook named new HCHS girls hoops...

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    Jim Hook has been named the new girls basketball coach at Henry County High School. Hook, 25, was the assistant girls basketball coach at Metcalfe County High School the last two seasons.

    A former basketball and soccer player at Daviess County High School, Hook also has a year of experience as JV soccer coach and middle school basketball coach at South Warren High School.

  • Smith signs with Cincinnati...

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    Henry County High School baseball player Connor Smith has signed a letter of intent to play for Cincinnati Christian University next season.

    Smith is an infielder, pitcher and outfielder for the Wildcats’ baseball team.

    “It feels awesome,” Smith said. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do since little league. Now that I have the opportunity to keep playing, it feels amazing.”

    Smith said the decision was easy to make.

  • Sports Briefs

    Chrissy Roberts basketball camp

    Chrissy Roberts’ annual basketball camp will be held June 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eminence High School gym.

    Cost is $50 and includes camp T-shirt, lunch and skills instruction from the Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball coaching staff. Coach Roberts is an EHS alumnus who has been the head coach at EKU for eight years.

    Registration forms may be picked up at the Eminence High School front office.

    DeBurger named female athlete of the year

  • Wildcats pitching leads to three...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County scored all the runs they would need against Spencer County in the first inning on May 9, and then relied on pitching and defense the rest of the game to come away with a victory that avenges one of their five losses this season.

    Daniel Murray pitched seven innings for the Wildcats and allowed only two hits while walking one and striking out three batters. The Wildcat defense committed one error but did not allow a Spencer County base runner past first base the entire game.

  • Lady Cats defeat Moore, 10-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get only one game in last week due to the rainy weather, but it was a good one as they beat the Moore Lady Mustangs in five innings on senior night.

    The seniors, Madison Rabourn, Kelsey Skaggs and Shelby Ray, led the Lady Cats’ offensive attack with two hits each. Rabourn had two doubles and three RBIs, Ray scored twice and had an RBI and Skaggs had an RBI.

  • EHS loses to Lady Eagles, Lloyd

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to take on Lexington Christian Friday night and fell to the Lady Eagles 12-1.

    The Warriors struggled at the plate as they had no base hits in the game.

    But after three innings they trailed just 2-1.

    The Lady Eagles pushed across two runs in the second inning to take the lead.

    Eminence scored their only run in the top of the third.

  • Warriors drop two games

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 11 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and came away on the short end of a 10-0 score line. Trimble County pounded out nine hits and took advantage of walks and an error to score four runs in the first, one in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

    EHS managed just two hits, a double by Cameron Mathis and a single by Alec Spraybury.

  • Rain foils coaches' plans

    Rain is a good thing. I understand that. Without water we couldn’t exist. Some parts of the world could use the rain right now because of drought.

    Not us though. We’ve had plenty of rain. In fact if you are a softball and baseball fan, coach or player, you just wish the rain would stop long enough to get a game in.

    The Henry County softball and baseball teams are among those who are sick and tired of H2O falling from the sky.