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Today's Sports

  • Hadden and Klempner are busy on...

     By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rising Henry County High School sophomores Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are staying busy this summer honing their games for the upcoming high school golf season.

    Hadden has played in multiple events on the Hurricane Junior Golf tour as well as a handful of other tournaments.

  • Henry County Country Club Member...

    Chuck Miller and Alex Hadden finished first in the first fight and Brad Gross and Ricky Simmons finished second.

    In the second flight, Anthony Parrish and Todd Holsclaw finished first and Barry James and Robert Jones finished second.

    The shootout winners were Parrish and Holsclaw with Gross and Simmons finishing second.

  • Sports Briefs

     Eminence Elementary Cheerleading

    Eminence Elementary School girls in kindergarten through fifth grade that are interested in cheerleading for the youth football season should contact Candice Beverly at (502) 232-2904 for more information.

    Submissions wanted

    The “Local” sports staff is looking for submissions of summer sporting events. Contact Greg Woods at 845-2858 or email submissions to sports@hclocal.com.

  • Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

     The Henry County High School girls soccer team hosted the Future Wildcat soccer camp last week for boys and girls ages 6 to 13.

  • Sharpshooters dominate home event

      Submitted

    The Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Saturday, with 75 competitors from 10 counties vying for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap and sporting clays.

    Henry County won the majority of the medals in most of the events, with the 15 to18 Air Pistol team sweeping the top three spots in the class. 

  • EHS taps Mays to coach hoops

     sports@hclocal.com

    Jason Mays, a former assistant and head coach at the college level, has been named as the new boys basketball coach at Eminence High School.

    Mays, a Georgetown native, graduated from Scott County High School in 1994. He attended Georgetown College and graduated from there in 1999.

    He wife, Lori Beth, is an elementary school principal in the Scott County school system. They have two children, Jayse, 10, and Raegen, 6.

  • Sweeney to lead EHS volleyball

     sports@hclocal.com

    A familiar face will take over as the new Eminence High School volleyball coach. Ed Sweeney, who has coached the Eminence middle school volleyball team since its inception in 2013, will make the move to high school this year.

    Sweeney works as an Enterprise Project Manager for ServiceMax, a General Electric Digital Company. He and his wife Michelle, an Eminence native, live in Eminence and have two daughters, Madison, a rising sophomore, and Megan, a rising seventh-grader, who attend EIS schools.

  • Renovation and addition to WAC...

     sports@hclocal.com

    Renovations and additions to the Eminence Independent Schools’ Warrior Activity Center are nearing completion. The WAC will now have locker room facilities for outdoor sports teams as well as a new heating and air conditioning system. The renovations and additions are part of the larger building upgrade the school has undergone this year, including the EdHub.

  • Henry County Lady Cat softball...

     The Henry County High School softball coaching staff held a three-day camp last week at the HCHS softball field. On Tuesday it was all about hitting as the coaches helped these future Lady Cats with their swings.

  • Lady Cats dominate spring sports

    sports@hlocal.com

    Looking back at the 2017 high school spring sports, it is easy to pick the team with the best performance.

    The Henry County Lady Cats won their third consecutive 31st District title with a thrilling 10-9 win over Owen County in the district tournament finals. That win marked the Lady Cats’ 25th consecutive district win over three seasons.

    The last time Henry County’s softball team lost a game to a district opponent was to Gallatin County in the 2014 district finals.