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Today's Sports

  • Warriors whip Wyverns

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the St. Francis Wyverns Saturday afternoon and came away with an 83-37 victory.

    The Warriors opened in a full court press and turned the Wyverns over repeatedly on route to a 31-8 lead after the opening period in which coach Chris Nethery emptied his bench.

    The Warriors were never seriously threatened as they made 27 steals despite calling off the press midway through the opening period.

  • EHS girls defeat two foes handily

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team played two home games last week and came away with big wins in both games.

    Thursday night the Warriors played Beth Haven and turned a close game into a rout with good defense.

    The Warriors opened up a 5-0 lead in the first period only to see Beth Haven outscore them 9-4 the rest of the period to make it 9-9 going into the second period.

    But the Warriors held the Lady Bearcats to just nine points the rest of the game and cruised to a 41-18 win.

  • Wildcats down Warriors, 78-63

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Dec. 8 and nearly led from wire to wire.
    EHS’ Cameron Jones gave the Warriors a 2-0 lead on a shot in the lane 28 seconds into the contest and it would be the only lead Eminence enjoyed all night as Henry County handled the smaller, quicker team’s press and dominated inside to win comfortably.

  • Wildcats down Warriors, 78-63

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Dec. 8 and nearly led from wire to wire.

    EHS’ Cameron Jones gave the Warriors a 2-0 lead on a shot in the lane 28 seconds into the contest and it would be the only lead Eminence enjoyed all night as Henry County handled the smaller, quicker team’s press and dominated inside to win comfortably.

  • Warriors fall to Sayre

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    The Eminence Warriors boys basketball team traveled to Richmond to play in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic against Lexington Sayre High School at Model High School.

    The Warriors got off to a bad start and could not fully recover.

    “We were down 17-2 to open the game,” Coach Chris Nethery said. “We had a bunch of turnovers against their zone press early on and they converted those turnovers into easy baskets.

  • EHS girls get first two wins

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    The Warriors started a busy week of action with a road trip to Erlanger to take on the Lady Juggernauts of Lloyd Memorial High School.

    EHS got off to a slow start and fell 52-28.

    Lloyd outscored the Warriors 15-2 in the opening period and led 28-7 at halftime.

    “In the first half, we didn’t come out ready to play,” EHS Coach Zach Adair said. “Our attitude and effort was not very good much like our first game.. We didn’t move the ball very well against their zone.”

  • Lady Cats win two in busy weekend

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy weekend as they played three games in 24 hours on Friday and Saturday.

    The Lady Cats opened with a home loss to Lloyd Memorial on Friday before defeating Burgin and Southern on Saturday in the Lady Cat Winter Classic to take home the first place trophy.

    Lloyd Memorial 38 HCHS 32

    Defenses dominated Friday night as the Lady Cats managed just two points in the first quarter while holding the Lady Juggernauts scoreless.

  • Little League Growing

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    Henry County Little League will hold signups Feb. 20 and 27 at the 4-H building from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Feb. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Henry County Library.

    The draft will be held March 5 at the Henry County Middle school.

    The Little League board reviewed the past season at their November meeting and deemed it a huge success based on participation numbers, according to Secretary Ricky Drawbaugh.

  • Warriors win 2 of 3 to open...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Dec. 1 to open the season and found the going tough as Derick Cipollone and Breenan Stanley combined for 42 points to lead Williamstown to an easy victory.

    “We started off okay in our press,” Coach Chris Nethery said. “We got a couple of steals early but we didn’t sustain the effort we needed to.”

    Nethery said it had a lot to do with Cipollone and Stanley.

  • Lady Cats defeat KCD, 60-39

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    The Henry County Lady Cats basketball team opened the season Nov. 30 with a 22-point win over Kentucky Country Day. The second period proved to be the decisive quarter as Henry County used a withering full court pressure defense to force 12 turnovers and outscore the Bearcats 22-2.

    The Lady Cats’ defense was pretty good in the first quarter when they forced six turnovers, but according to Coach Todd Gilley, the difference was that the Lady Cats stopped giving up easy baskets after an opening period that saw KCD go ahead 15-14.