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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats improve to 3-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats moved to 3-0 on the season with two dominating performances last week.

    After having two games cancelled by the threat of severe weather, the Lady Cats were anxious to build on the momentum of a season opening 5-2 win over Spencer County when they took on Holy Cross at home Thursday night.

  • Wildcats fall to Panthers

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats faced an uphill struggle all night when they traveled to Carrollton Friday night to take on the Carroll County Panthers. Henry County’s inability to hold on to the football cost them repeatedly and in the end turned a close game into 41-24 defeat.

    The Wildcats trailed 20-18 after Tyler Raisor threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Zack Foree with 1:46 left in the third period.

  • HCHS defeats Owen, 3-0, in first...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Owen County in their first district seeding matchup of the year and came away with a 3-0 win over the Lady Rebels.

    The Lady cats fell behind 4-1 in the first set before HCHS Coach Kara Capps called an early timeout. The timeout temporarily halted Owen’s momentum as Henry County scored the next two points.

  • Bengals sweep Chiefs in HCYFL

     Submitted

    The Campbellsburg Bengals junior varsity defeated the New Castle Chiefs in a Henry County Youth Football League Saturday by a score of 31-0.

  • Warriors lose to Walton-verona

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walton-Verona Aug. 21 and got off to a slow start that put them in a hole they could never crawl out of.

    The Bearcats got out to a 16-3 lead in the first game and cruised to a 25-7 win the first set.

    The Warriors kept it close through the early going of the second set and led 3-2 after a Walton hitting error.

    But Walton scored eight straight points to take an 11-3 lead before the Warriors finally halted the big run.

  • HCHS, EHS compete at Trimble Co.

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    The Henry County Wildcats and Eminence Warriors started off their cross country seasons at Trimble County’s Backwoods Invitational Saturday.

    Keegan Kurtz led the Henry County boys team with a 14th place finish in a time of 19:33. Avery Stivers was next to cross the line for the Wildcats in 38th place with a time of 21:41. Jackson Fischer finished 41st with a time of 22:02, Ryan Phillips finished in 22:39 and John Fischer finished in 23:11.

  • Lady Cats compete in Bluegrass...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Heritage Hills golf course Saturday to participate in the Bluegrass Invitational. After a rough outing at the Joy of Golf tournament last week, the Lady Cats were hoping to get back on track but it was not to be.

    The Lady Cats finished 12 out of 16 teams with a total score of 416. Maddie Hensley shot 88 to tie for 15th place. Nikki Perkinson shot 92, Carleigh Peyton shot 114 and Hannah Marowelli shot 122.

  • HCHS falls to Spencer

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Spencer County Aug. 23 and lost the nine-hole match 140 to 147.

    Isaac Klempner led the team with a 37, Alex Hadden shot 39, Will Peyton shot 45 and Wyatt Pittman was the final scoring golfer for HCHS. Tyler Massey played as the fifth golfer and shot 52.

    “We didn’t play bad but it wasn’t our best,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “We left some shots out there. But Spencer County credit. They are a really good team that is solid from one through five.”

  • Sports Briefs

     Hosey third in archery tournament

    Hayley Hosey placed third in the Junior Olympian Northern Region Archery Championships in Toledo Aug. 19 and 20. 

    This was Hosey’s first summer competing in the outdoor season for Junior Olympian. She is now working on her application for the Region Dream Team Camp to have an opportunity to work and train with elite archery coaches from around the country.

    Friends for Michael 5k run/walk and wheel

  • Boys soccer falls to Anderson

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Lawrenceburg Thursday night and were shutout by the Anderson County Bearcats 6-0.

    Anderson County scored three goals in each half to secure the win.

    “We came out flat,” HCHS Coach Brian Oerther said. “We did not play with the same intensity as in previous games. I don’t know if it was because of Jacob Sanders’ red card suspension or what.