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Today's Sports

  • Peyton finishes 7th in Sun Belt

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    Henry County High School graduate MacKenzie Peyton finished her sophomore season of golf at South Alabama with her best collegiate performance to date as she shot even par on the last two days of the Sun Belt Conference tournament to finish tied for seventh place.

    Peyton shot 76 on the opening day of the tournament and then recorded 72 on each of the two remaining days.

  • Shepherd signs with Midway

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    Henry County High School senior Kelsey Shepherd signed a letter of intent to play for Midway University’s softball team next season.

    Shepherd currently plays centerfield for the Lady Cats. Shepherd is batting .361 with 13 runs scored and 11 RBIs. She is four for four in steal attempts. Shepherd has not committed an error in 20 chances this season and has thrown out four base runners.

  • Wildcats win three vs. EHS,...

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    Zack Woods took advantage of his first varsity start at Eminence April 24. The sophomore went the distance in shutting out the Warriors in Henry County’s 14-0 win.

    Woods pitched five innings and gave up only four hits while striking out seven and walking two.

    He got plenty of offensive support as the Wildcats got multi-hit games from Daniel Murray and Justin Edens. Murray had a single, a home run and five RBIs while Edens had a single and a double with one RBI.

  • Golden's walk off leads...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats needed a seventh inning rally and two extra innings to come out of district seeding play undefeated when they hosted Owen County April 25.

    Senior first baseman Lilly Golden got the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth but it took a couple of big defensive plays prior to that hit to keep the Lady Cats alive.

    The Lady Cats struggled at the plate through the first four innings and fell behind 5-0 going into the bottom of the fifth when they finally broke through for a run.

  • Track Cats host NCKTC...

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    The Henry County track and field team hosted the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships Thursday.

    The Eminence boys were led by athird-place finish by Austin Roberts who finished second in the 100-meter dash and fourth in the 200-meter dash.

    McCoy Walker led the Wildcats with a first-place finish in the shot put. Walker’s winning throw was 42 feet, eight inches.

  • EHS falls to Owen

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Owenton April 26 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in a district seeding game and fell 12-2 in five innings.

    The Lady Rebels struck for four runs in the first and five in the second before the Warriors got two back in the top of the third.

    Jadyn Browning led off the third inning and was hit by a pitch. Alexis Shields followed and drew a walk. Browning advanced to third on a wild pitch during Shields’ at bat. Shields stole second.

  • Wildcats drop two, win one

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton April 18 for a district seeding game and came away with an 8-7 loss.

    The Wildcats got off to a good start with two runs in the top of the first. Leadoff hitter and pitcher Jaydon Berry walked to open the game. Blake Prather followed and reached on an error to give the Wildcats runners on first and second with no outs. Berry and Prather advanced on a passed ball.

  • Warriors fall to Gallatin Co.

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    The Eminence Warriors baseball team hosted Gallatin County April 18 and took an early lead only to see the Wildcats come back for the 12-run win.

    Gallatin scored a run in the top of the first on a single, a walk and a double.

    Eminence took the lead in the bottom of the inning with a two-out rally. Marshall Metten and Trey Gregory drew walks before Hunter Gnagie doubled to right field to drive in both runs.

  • Lady Cats beat Lady Panthers

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    Pitcher Haley Miles had a great day at the plate to lead the Henry County Lady Cats to a 15-4 home victory over the Carroll County Lady Panthers April 18.

    Miles went four for four and drove in seven RBIs. She had a double and a triple among her four hits. Miles also went the distance on the mound giving up four runs on six hits and walking three.

    The Lady Cats led 4-0 after two innings but Carroll County got one back in the top of third.

  • Track Cats compete in NCKC...

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Verona April 19 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships.

    Jesse Potts, Trevyn Spencer and Alex Hutton led the way for the Wildcats.

    Potts had a third-place finish in the100-meter dash and a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Spencer finished third in the long jump and eighth in the 200-meter dash. Hutton had his best finish of the year with a third-place finish in the300-meter hurdles.