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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Oldham County Thursday night and fell to the Lady Colonels 68-32.

    The Lady Colonels jumped out to a 23-5 lead after the first period as they used full court pressure defense and good outside shooting to establish their dominance.

    The Lady Cats were able to hold Oldham to 17 points in the second period but scored only nine to trail 40-14 at halftime.

  • Warriors reach semis of All A...

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    The Eminence Warriors took on the Owen County Rebels at Walton-Verona in the opening round of the Eighth Region All A Classic Jan. 10 and came away with a 53-43 win over their district rivals.

    The game was not a thing of beauty as both teams played good defense and could not find their shooting eye.

    The Warriors got the scoreboard first with two baskets from Kemryn Jenkins to lead 4-0 with 5:24 left in the opening period.

  • Williams named to Hall of Fame

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    Former Henry County High School teacher and coach Donnie Williams was inducted into the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame Saturday in Louisville.

    Williams was the head baseball coach at Henry County for 14 seasons as well as coaching basketball for several seasons. He finished his coaching career with seven seasons as the head baseball coach at Shelby County High School.

    Williams compiled 270 wins in his career and his last team at Shelby County finished as runners-up in the state.

  • Wildcats drop two

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Shepherdsville Thursday night for a game with the Bullitt Central Cougars and came out on the wrong end of an overtime game.

    The Wildcats got off to a slow start as Bullitt Central jumped out to a 13-10 after one period. The wildcats’ offense continued to be sluggish in the second period as the Cougars outscored them 10-7 to lead 23-17 at halftime.

  • EHS girls defeat Lady Aces

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    The Warriors traveled to Cloverport Friday night to take on the Lady Aces of Frederick Fraize and used a third quarter scoring outburst to cruise to a 12-point win.

    The Warriors led 16-14 after the first period even though the Lady Aces jumped out to a 5-0 lead to start the game.

    The Warriors fell behind again in the second period but were able to tie the score at 29 by halftime.

  • Lady cats beat North, Seneca

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    The Henry County Lady Cats picked up their third win of the season Jan. 10 when they hosted the North Oldham Lady Mustangs.

    The Lady Cats led 10-9 at the end of the first period. They extended the lead to five points at 25-20 going into halftime. Jessie Archer led the Lady Cats with eight first-half points. Aleah Tuggle and Haley Miles chipped in five points each in the opening half.

    North Oldham outscored the Lady Cats 12-9 in the third period to pull within two at 34-32 going into the fourth period.

  • Warriors edge Gallatin,...

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    The Eminence Warriors had a good week last week with wins over two teams that had beaten them previously and a 114-point outburst against Evangel.

    The biggest win of the bunch was a home district win over Gallatin County who had defeated the Warriors by 25 points in the first game of the season.

    EHS 70 Gallatin 66

    Gallatin County came into the game at Eminence with an unblemished district record and that 25-point win over the Warriors in hand.

  • Wildcats pound Panthers, squeak...

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    The Henry County Wildcats picked up their second win of the season over the Carroll County Panthers Jan. 3. They pulled out to a 20-point lead late in the fourth period before emptying their bench and seeing the Panthers make a late push to close within 10 points at 62-52.

    The Panthers got off to a good start, taking a 5-0 lead in the first minute of the game. But Henry County answered with a Zach Hinkel basket inside and a 3-pointer from Devin McIntosh to tie it at 5-5.

  • EHS girls drop two games

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Wednesday night to play the Lady Demons and came out on fire.

    The Warriors hit four 3-pointers in the first period and led 20-9 going into the second period. Faithe Axline had two 3-pointers and a two-pointer to lead the Warriors’ opening onslaught.

    Eminence continued to score at a fast pace in the second quarter but Williamstown began to heat up as well. Eminence outscored the Lady Demons 15-14 in the second period to lead 35-23 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Carroll, 50-40

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    The Henry County Lady Cats made a better showing than in their first encounter when they hosted Carroll County Jan. 3.

    In the first game between Henry County and the Lady Panthers, it was all but over early as Carroll County cruised to a 48-22 win. This time, the Lady Cats were within single digits and the Lady Panthers were calling timeouts late in the final period before pulling out a 50-40 win.

    The Lady Panthers jumped out to a 6-0 lead before two Kaylee Tingle drives to the basket made it 6-4.