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Today's Sports

  • Jacob Watson signs with Union...

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    Henry County High School football player Jacob Watson, a running back and linebacker, signed with the Union College Tigers Friday afternoon in a ceremony in the Henry County High School Library.

    Watson also played as a guard on the Wildcats basketball team.

    “I’ve been talking to them for about three months and I needed to get my ACT score up,” Watson said. “I was able to do that last week and I texted their coach and he said that they wanted to sign me.”

  • Wildcats fall to Anderson; beat...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Anderson County Bearcats Thursday and fell to the previously winless team 8-5 in nine innings.

    The Wildcats committed six errors in the game and walked nine batters to make things tough for themselves. But even after giving up so many free bases the Wildcats still had a chance to win as they tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the sixth and eventually forced extra innings.

  • Lady Cats pummel North Bullitt,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had one bad inning to start the game against North Oldham on April 12 then settled in to play some of their best defense of the year. But the Lady Cats could not muster enough offense to come back from giving up four earned runs in the first inning as the Lady Mustangs hung on to win 4-2.

    The Lady Cats committed four errors to start the game and North Oldham took advantage to score four runs. The Lady Mustangs had only one infield hit in the inning.

  • EHS loses to Carroll in All A

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Bedford April 13 where they lost to the Trimble County Lady Raiders 7-1.

    Eminence got off to a good start when they scored a run in the top of the first. Madison Dockter reached first base with two outs when she was hit by a pitch. Emilie Ethington followed with a double to centerfield to score Dockter.

    But Trimble County responded with two runs in the bottom of the first. Two singles, a double and a groundout plated the runs.

  • Warriors lose to Raiders

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford Thursday night to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the first round of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament.

    The Warriors fell victim to errors and walks as they lost 12-1 in five innings.

    The Warriors had only one hit in the game, but managed several base runners through walks and hit batters. But Mitchell Metten scored the Warriors’ only run on a wild pitch in the second inning.

  • HC track competes at Oldham

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    The Henry County Wildcats track team participated in the Oldham County All-Comers meet April 12 and showed improvement from their previous meets.

  • Lady Cats down Warriors, Lady...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got on track with two runaway wins during spring break last week.

    Henry County came into the week with just two wins against nine losses but doubled their win total with an 18-0 win over Eminence and a 20-3 win over Bardstown.

    The Lady Cats used a big first inning against host Eminence April 5 to put the game out of doubt early.

    They scored 10 runs in their first at-bat as Warrior pitchers struggled with control problems and the Lady Cats took advantage with timely hits.

  • Wildcats go 4-1 on Florida...

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    The Henry County Wildcats baseball team got over their mini-slump in a hurry by winning the last four games of their five-game trip to Fort Walton Beach.

    After starting their season 7-1, the Wildcats lost 8-0 to Owen County in their last game before traveling to Florida.

    In their first game in Florida they lost 8-1 to Crittenden County then reeled off three wins by wide margins before winning a close one with Campbellsville to finish the trip.

  • Warriors fall to Raiders, 12-4

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Trimble County Raiders Thursday night and got off to a good start with a run in the bottom of the first.

    Austin Perry led off with a base hit and stole second base. He advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a balk by the Raiders’ pitcher.

    Trimble County took the lead in the top of the second with two runs on a double and three singles. The Warriors limited the damage when A. J. Shaw made a diving stop at third base to get the final out with the bases loaded.

  • Brown to coach EHS basketball

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    Dale Brown has verbally accepted an offer from Eminence High School principal Angie Deckard to be the boys basketball coach at Eminence High School next season, according to EIS Superintendent Buddy Berry.

    Brown, who played for the University of Kentucky from 1991 to 1993, replaces long time EHS coach Chris Nethery who was notified in early March that his contract to coach the team would not be renewed for the 2016-17 season.