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Today's Sports

  • Mid-term reports for local hoops...

    As we approach the new year the local hoops scene is starting to give us some hints as to who will be seeded where in the 31st district tournament. But much is still up for grabs in 2017.

    On the boys’ side Gallatin County sits at 4-0 in district play. The Wildcats from Warsaw have defeated all the other teams in the district handily. None of their rivals have stayed within 10 points of them.

  • Wildcats pound Panthers, stun...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were hot early against Carroll County and continued to shoot well throughout to win their first district game, 61-46, Dec. 13 in Carrollton.

    A defensive adjustment in the second period helped the Wildcats break open a close game as they cruised to the win.

  • Lady Cats lose to Owen, Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Carrollton Dec. 14 for a district matchup with the Carroll County Lady Panthers and found the going tough offensively as they fell behind early and could never get in an offensive groove.

    Carroll County outscored the Lady Cats 13-2 in the first period and increased the margin in the second period as they went into the locker room with a 22-6 lead.

  • EHS girls beat St. Francis

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Brown Bears and came away with a 40-29 loss.

    The Warriors trailed 7-6 after the first period as they struggled to find their shooting form against Brown.

    Brown opened up a 19-10 lead at the end of the second period.

    Eminence found their shooting touch in the third period and outscored Brown 14-12 but the Warriors could not fight back as they fell by 11 points.

  • Warriors whip Brown, St. Francis

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville for back-to-back road games with Brown and St. Francis and came away with two blowout wins to get back on track after a couple of heavy defeats last week.

    The Warriors used defensive pressure and good 3-point shooting to beat Brown 86-62.

    The Warriors outscored the Bears 23-16 in the first quarter and 18-13 in the second quarter to lead 41-29 at halftime.

  • Warriors win classic rivalry game

    sports@hclocal.com

    The first meeting of the Eminence Warriors and Henry County Wildcats Dec. 6 in the EHS gym was a classic game in the long history of the rivalry. The teams played intensely and defense won out over offense for the most part as both teams struggled to get off an open shot.

    But the Warriors went on one big run in the game and it happened to come at the end.

  • Poor start dooms Wildcats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats in a District 31 matchup Friday night and fell 71-53.

    Gallatin County started the game on fire from long range as they hit four 3-pointers on their first four possessions. They would add two more long bombs before the first period was over and led 26-9 going into the second period.

  • EHS girls fall to Gallatin, Lloyd

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team is still searching for their first win of the season but the team is showing marked improvement after games against district rival Gallatin county and NCKC rival Lloyd Memorial last week.

    The Warriors hosted Gallatin County Dec. 5 and led after the first period by a score of 9-6.

    Emilie Ethington got things started with a drive to the basket with 7:22 left to make it 2-0. After Gallatin tied the score, Tavi West hit a 3-pointer to make it 5-2.

  • Lady Cats get first win against...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got their first victory of the season Saturday in the Lady Cat Classic against Southern High School as they defeated the Lady Trojans 59-48.

    Henry County got off to a slow start as Southern led 6-3 after two straight steals that were converted into layups.

    But Katherine Buckler’s 3-pointer with 2:54 left in the first period tied the score at eight.

  • Warriors trounce Trimble County...

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    The Eminence Warriors sustained a 94-69 loss to open the season at district-rival Gallatin County Nov. 28, but bounced back Saturday to defeat Trimble County 90-49 in their home opener.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 17-7 lead against Gallatin County before the Wildcats came storming back to lead 22-18 at the end of the opening period. The Wildcats’ momentum continued into the second period when they outscored the Warriors 32-19 in the fast-paced, press and run game.