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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats lose to Yellowjackets,...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Central Yellowjackets in the first district matchup of the season and came away on the short end of a 44-7 score.

    Central started the scoring with a 44-yard touchdown run. The point after attempt was good to make it 7-0 early in the first quarter. Central’s next score came on a one-yard run. The PAT was no good making the score 13-0 after one period of play.

    Central added two more touchdowns on a 27-yard run and a 15-yard interception return to lead 26-0 at halftime.

  • Warriors roll over Carroll...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County Friday night looking for their first victory over the Panthers in 17 years. The Warriors broke through emphatically for their first win over the Panthers since 2000.

    Carroll County started poorly as a bad snap on third and eight during their first series led to a 22-yard loss, which forced them to punt from their own 20.

    After a good return by Dakadrian Saunders, the Warriors started on their own 47-yard line.

  • Lady Cats host tournament

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    The Henry County Lady Cats capped off a busy week that saw them play seven matches in five days by hosting their own tournament Friday and Saturday.

    They traveled to Frankfort Sept. 12 and beat the Lady Panthers 25-5, 25-5 and 25-10.

  • Mercy! HCHS routs district foes

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    The Henry County Lady Cats made a statement to open the district seeding portion of their schedule.

    HCHS defeated Gallatin County 10-0 Sept. 12 to end the game on the mercy rule. They followed that up at home with another mercy rule win over Carroll County that saw the game go only about five minutes into the second half before the 10-goal margin ended the game.

  • EHS goes to 3-0 in district play

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    The Eminence Warriors moved to 3-0 in district seeding play Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Carroll County.

    The Warriors opened the first set with an 8-3 lead that forced Carroll County into an early timeout.

    Carroll County pulled to within three points after the timeout but Keliegh Byers’ kill pushed the lead back out to five at 10-5.

    At 14-10 Maddie Sweeney got a kill and followed that with a block after a Carroll County hitting error to make it 17-10.

  • Wildcats fall to Rebels, 31-21

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Atherton Rebels and lost for the second time this season. HCHS Coach Matt Wright said the loss was due to familiar problems that cropped up in the first loss at Carroll County

    “The same story as the Carroll game, turnovers and special teams mistakes killed us,” Wright said. “We had four turnovers and they returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.”

    Atherton scored in the first period on a 42-yard run from scrimmage to make it 7-0.

  • Wildcats beat Gallatin in...

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    Henry County traveled to Warsaw to take on Gallatin County Sept. 12 and after 80 minutes of regulation play and 10 minutes of overtime, the teams were still tied 0-0.

    That meant penalty kicks would decide who took home the crucial district win.

    Henry County went first and sent their regular penalty taker, Rivera up to the spot first. Rivera’s shot was saved, giving Gallatin the advantage.

  • Wildcats 8th at Grant Co....

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    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Grant County to participate in the Grant County Invitational.

    Alex Hadden fired an even par 72 to lead the Wildcats who finished eighth with a score of 331. Ryle High School was first with a total of 296 and the Host Grant County Braves finished second with a score of 300.

    Hadden finished seventh overall in the strong field of 20 teams. Ryan Clements of Ryle High School shot 68 to win the tournament while John Appleby of DuPont Manual finished second with a 69.

  • Lady Cats win final match

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    The Henry County Lady Cats travelled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Sept. 12 to take on Gallatin County and Trimble County and came away with a win over both schools.

    Henry County shot 187, Gallatin shot 231 and Trimble shot 240.

    Maddie Hensley was back in action after being out with an illness last week and led the team with a 39. Nikki Perkinson shot 44, Hannah Marowelli shot 50 and Carleigh Peyton shot 54.

  • Sharpshooters compete at state...

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    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore Sept. 9 to compete in the 4-H Shooting Sports State competition. 

    Kelli Booth was the big winner of the day. She won all three events that she competed in, Bowhunter Archery, Target Archery and Shotgun.

    Trophy winners from Henry County Sharpshooters:

    Black Powder Age 

    9-11 3rd place Madi Wilson

     

    Air Pistol