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Today's Sports

  • Who's number 2?

    Before last night’s Henry County-Gallatin County matchup, which finished too late for today’s edition, the boys’ 31st District seeding picture was still very murky. Only Owen County knows their fate going into the district tournament. At 7-0, the Rebels will be the top seed and have a bye into the semifinals.

  • Cats fall to Dragons, Colonels

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    After falling to Eminence on Jan. 20 the Henry County Wildcats faced the daunting task of taking on the South Oldham Dragons and the Oldham County Colonels on Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats came out on the short end in both games to fall to 8-12 on the season. Henry County is now mired in a six-game losing streak.

    South Oldham 83 HCHS 65

    The Wildcats came out with a new lineup and started fast against the Dragons.

  • Lady Panthers defeat EHS girls,...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Carroll County Thursday night to take on the Lady Panthers and fell 55-25.

    The Lady Panthers started the game in a full court press that forced the Warriors into several turnovers that led to easy baskets.

    “We didn’t get off to a good start,” coach Zach Adair said. “We turned the ball over a lot and that led to layups for them. A lot of our turnovers were unforced, we were just sloppy with the ball.”

  • Butler named PAC All-Conference

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    Former Henry County football player Erick Butler was named to the first-team of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference all-conference defensive team. Butler received his reward at the Thomas More Football banquet Sunday night. Butler plays defensive end for the Saints.

    Butler led the Saints with 69 tackles and seven sacks this season. He had 39 solo tackles and 30 assists and led the team with 11.5 tackles for loss.

  • 11 Wildcats make football all-...

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ football team was well represented on the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association Class 3A District 3 All-District team. Eleven players made the team and nine more earned Honorable Mention status.

    Cameron Johnson and Bodie Clark made both the defensive team and the offensive team. Johnson was named as a wide receiver and defensive back and Clark made it as a full back and linebacker.

  • Lady Cats overwhelm Lady Bears

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Lady Bears of Spencer County Saturday afternoon and came away with a 62-48 win. It was the Lady Cats’ highest scoring game of the year, and was fueled by a 25-point second quarter that saw Megan Payton dominate inside with 12 points. For the game Payton had 26 points and 15 rebounds.

    But the Lady Cats also got scoring from several people including 11 points from Aleah Tuggle.

  • Warriors crush Trojans, 66-39

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Gallatin County High School Jan. 13 to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the 8th Region All A Classic and put on a gritty performance for three and a half quarters before going cold offensively in the final four minutes to lose 70-59.

    The Warriors used drives to the basket and good 3-point shooting to forge a 15-3 lead with 3:34 left in the first period. Sophomore Kemryn Jenkins scored eight points in the run on drives to the basket and a 3-pointer.

  • Wildcats fall to Cougars

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    The Henry County Wildcats were facing an uphill battle when they traveled to Sheperdsville to take on the Bullitt Central Cougars Thursday night. They were without starting big man Jackson Jeffries, who is out with a hamstring injury, and their sixth man, Brennen Peniston, who has a torn ACL.

    The Wildcats fell behind early as Bullitt Central came out firing. After one quarter of play the Cougars led 18-9.

  • EHS girls' defense stymies...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Friday night and came out with a 41-8 win.

    The Warriors got off to a fast start by forcing several turnovers that they converted into easy layups.

    “The big key to the game was that we came out ready to play and with good energy,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Also, I thought our ability to get out and run in transition gave us a lot of easy points. Our defense played hard and moved well. They had a very hard time scoring.”

  • Youth Softball signups

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    Henry County Little League softball and t-ball signups are going on now. The leagues are fully chartered and insured through Little League International.

    Softball is for girls ages 6-18. Costs for softball will be $75 per player. There is a $10 dollar discount offered for each additional child signed up.

    T-ball is for both boys and girls ages 4-6. Costs for t-ball will $40 per player with a $10 discount for each additional child signed up.

    Signups are every Saturday in January at the Henry County High School gym from 9 to 11 a.m.