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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats beat Owen: Fall to...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carroll County Sept. 26 with a chance to pull into a tie for the top district seed but the Panthers pulled out a win in a defensive battle.

    The Panthers scored the only goal of the game with about 16 minutes left in the first half and then held on to stay undefeated in conference play.

  • HCHS competes in NCKC meet

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    The Henry County cross country team competed in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships Sept. 26.

    In the girls race, Kayla Harger finished in sixth place with a time of 22:58 to earn all-conference honors. Sydney Amyx finished in 16th place with a time of 26:05, Alyssa Wilson finished 31st in 29:33 and Leanna Hawkins finished in 35th place with a time of 31:55.

    Allison Bourne of Owen County won the girls race with a time of 21:25.

  • Lady Cats defeat Carroll; Lose...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats took to the road to get their fifth consecutive district win Sept. 26 against Carroll County. The Lady Cats scored nine goals and blanked the Lady Panthers for the second time this year.

    Presley Crowe scored four goals for the Lady Cats to lead the way. Janey Thompson added two goals while Micah Hardin, Megan Abney and Savannah Medley scored one goal each. Abney, Crowe and Thompson also had one assist each. 

    Goalkeeper Allison Johnson got her seventh shutout of the season.

  • Henry County elementary race

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    The first Henry County elementary race of the year was held at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park on Sept. 26.

    Students from New Castle, Eastern, Campbellsburg and Eminence elementary schools competed with Campbellsburg winning the boys race and Eminence winning the girls race.

    Individually, Jonah White of New Castle Elementary won the boys race covering the one mile course in 6:48. 

    Matti Tillet of Eminence won the girls race in a time of 7:12.

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  • Lady Cats win NCKC golf tourney

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    Maddie Hensley’s 68 combined with an 81 by Nikki Perkinson powered the Henry County Lady Cats to an upset win over Owen County in the NCKC golf tournament.

    Walton-Verona athletic director Kyle Bennett, who presented the trophies after the tournament, said that he couldn’t recall a lower score by a girl than Hensley’s at the NCKC tournament. “And I’ve been around a long time,” Bennett said.

  • Wildcats take NCKC title

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    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Sugar Bay Thursday to play in the rain-delayed North Central Kentucky Conference championships and ran away from the field to win by 20 strokes over second-place Carroll County.

    Alex Hadden won his third individual title after winning in a playoff his seventh-grade year and then repeating that feat last year as a freshman. This year, Hadden shot 73 to win by two strokes over his teammate, Isaac Klempner. It was Klempner’s second runner up finish in a row.

  • Lady Cats take round two in...

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    When the Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Aug. 29, the Warriors dominated the match and came away with a 3-0 win. But the Lady Cats came out aggressive in the return match in Eminence Sept. 19 and came away with a hard-fought 3-2 win.

    Kaylee Tingle opened the scoring for the Lady Cats with a kill to make it 1-0. The Lady Cats went on to score the next four points to lead 5-0.

    Eminence closed within two points at 7-5 before the Lady Cats pushed the lead to six at 12-6 and forced an Eminence timeout. 

  • Wildcats get two district wins

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    A five-goal outburst by Parker Stephens led the Henry County Wildcats to a 7-3 road win over Owen County Sept. 19.

    Stephens scored about 12 minutes into the game when he received a pass from Devin Shaw to make it 1-0.

    Less than 30 seconds later Stephens scored again.

    Owen County recovered from the early onslaught to get a goal on a through ball with 20:13 left in the first half. With 16 minutes to go, they scored again on a 25-yard free kick to make it 2-2.

  • Warriors crush Shawnee, 70-0

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    The Eminence Warriors celebrated homecoming night with a 70-0 win over the Shawnee Golden Eagles.

    Eminence elected to receive and immediately drove down field from the 50-yard line and scored on a 15-yard pass from Justin Hedges to Dre Wright. Eli Montero ran in the point-after attempt to make it 8-0 with 10:14 left in the opening period.

    Shawnee could not move the ball on their next possession and Warriors took over on their 45-yard line.

  • Lady Cats move to 4-0 in...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats remained undefeated in district play last week with a 3-0 win over Owen County Sept. 19 and another 10-0 defeat of Gallatin at home Thursday.

    The Owen County game was shortened to one half due to lightning but that didn’t stop the Lady Cats from getting on the scoreboard three times before the game was called.

    Ten minutes into the contest Presley Crowe scored from long range with a shot just inside the near post.