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Today's Sports

  • Warriors crush Trojans, 66-39

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Gallatin County High School Jan. 13 to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the 8th Region All A Classic and put on a gritty performance for three and a half quarters before going cold offensively in the final four minutes to lose 70-59.

    The Warriors used drives to the basket and good 3-point shooting to forge a 15-3 lead with 3:34 left in the first period. Sophomore Kemryn Jenkins scored eight points in the run on drives to the basket and a 3-pointer.

  • Wildcats fall to Cougars

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    The Henry County Wildcats were facing an uphill battle when they traveled to Sheperdsville to take on the Bullitt Central Cougars Thursday night. They were without starting big man Jackson Jeffries, who is out with a hamstring injury, and their sixth man, Brennen Peniston, who has a torn ACL.

    The Wildcats fell behind early as Bullitt Central came out firing. After one quarter of play the Cougars led 18-9.

  • EHS girls' defense stymies...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Friday night and came out with a 41-8 win.

    The Warriors got off to a fast start by forcing several turnovers that they converted into easy layups.

    “The big key to the game was that we came out ready to play and with good energy,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Also, I thought our ability to get out and run in transition gave us a lot of easy points. Our defense played hard and moved well. They had a very hard time scoring.”

  • Youth Softball signups

    Submitted

    Henry County Little League softball and t-ball signups are going on now. The leagues are fully chartered and insured through Little League International.

    Softball is for girls ages 6-18. Costs for softball will be $75 per player. There is a $10 dollar discount offered for each additional child signed up.

    T-ball is for both boys and girls ages 4-6. Costs for t-ball will $40 per player with a $10 discount for each additional child signed up.

    Signups are every Saturday in January at the Henry County High School gym from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone Christian spring basketball league

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    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have an eight-week basketball league beginning Feb. 28. The league games will be played on Saturdays. The practices will be one night a week, either on Monday or Thursday night at each coach’s discretion.

    The ages are K through eighth grade boys and girls. Girls and boys will be on separate teams in third through eighth grade

    The cost is $70 if paid and registered by Jan. 31. Registration after this date will be $80.

  • Warriors drive past Gallatin...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats on Jan. 6 in need of a win to help their chances for a good seed in the district tournament and came away with a 74-68 win. The Warriors are now 1-3 in district play while Gallatin County fell to 2-4 in district games.

    The game was tight the whole way as the teams traded the lead several times in the first period with Gallatin ending up on top 10-8 going into the second period.

  • Wildcats pound the boards for win

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Carroll County Panthers on Jan. 6 and used their superior height to come out with a 64-51 win. The Wildcats had 13 offensive rebounds and a 37-19 rebounding advantage overall.

    Henry County scored most of their buckets in the first period on inside moves and put backs as they ran out to a 21-8 lead. Gavin Jameson had eight points and Coleton Aneszko chipped in seven points in the opening onslaught.

  • Lady Cats fall despite tough...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Carroll County Lady Panthers on Jan. 6 and fell 35-29 despite a strong defensive effort.

    The Lady Cats got off to a slow start as Carroll jumped out to a 7-0 lead. Henry County did not score their first basket until Maddie Hensley scored a layup with 4:10 left in the first period. The Lady Panthers led 11-4 going into the second period.

  • EHS girls win two in a row

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Jan. 5 to take on the Evangel Lady Eagles and came away with their third win of the season.

    It wasn’t easy as both teams struggled offensively in the early going. After one period of play both teams had a single point on the scoreboard.

    But the Warriors came out for the second period and went on a 12-2 run to lead 13-3.

    “We switched to man defense and got on a nice run,” Coach Zach Adair said.

  • Williamson sees NCAA finals

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    Molly Williamson, a senior volleyball player at Henry County High School, got to experience what it is like to play at the college level when she participated in the Under Armour Volleyball Factory national tryouts.

    Williamson tried out from the Louisville location of the Volleyball Factory and was selected to go to Oklahoma City Dec. 18-21.

    While there she trained with 26 other players from around the country and saw the NCAA All-American game as well as the NCAA Championship.