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Today's Sports

  • EHS loses heartbreaker

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team hosted Carroll County Thursday night in their first district showdown of the season, and after three sets looked like they were on the way to a win.

    But Carroll County came storming back from a 2-1 deficit to win in five sets, 26-28, 25-21, 18-25, 25-19, 15-9.

    The first set of the match was a seesaw battle that each team appeared to have won on several occasions.

  • Lady Cats tie Cougars

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    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team traveled to Louisville Thursday to take on the Holy Cross Cougars and after falling behind twice came away with a draw.

    The Cougars went up 1-0 early in the first half when a Holy Cross player received a through ball and found herself one-on-one with Henry County goalkeeper Alison Johnson.

    Megan Abney tied the score later in the half when she split the defense and got herself one-on-one with the Cougars’ keeper.

  • Lady Cats battle heat in busy...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team traveled to Shelby County for two matches last week. On Aug. 22 the Lady Cats took on Shelby County at Weissinger Hills and lost 165 to 210.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 44. Bayleigh Boyer shot 48, Nikki Perkinson shot 53 and Hannah Merowelli shot 65.

  • Wildcats defeat Demons

    The Henry County boys golf team hosted the Williamstown Demons Aug. 24 and came away with a 174 to 240 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Isaac Klempner and Luke Kent shot 43 and Will Peyton shot 51.

    Coach Ben Roberts was not that pleased with the performance despite getting a win.

    “We did not play well and I think it was just an off night for us,” Roberts said. “The mistakes we were making were not our normal mistakes. I was proud of the victory, but we are a good team and we did not show that.

  • Sports Briefs

    HCHS volleyball falls to Owen, Ballard; Beat Valley in First Spike tourney

    After a loss to district rival Owen County Thursday night, the Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team rebounded with their first win of the season over the weekend against Valley in the First Spike Volleyball tournament in Louisville. The Lady Cats also lost to Ballard in the tournament.

    Henry County lost on the road to Owen County Thursday by a score of 25-17, 25-17, 21-25. 25-11.

  • Warriors rout Raiders in seasson...

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    The Eminence Warriors’ football team didn’t take long to get new coach Tye Lawson’s tenure off to a good start as they scored on their first possession of the game against Trimble County and went on to win 36-0.

    The Warriors held Trimble County on the first possession of the game and took over on downs at their own 40-yard line.

    Cameron Capps took the first hand off of the season and ran for 14 yards up the middle to set the tone for the rest of the game.

  • Wildcats defeat Carroll

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    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to take on Carroll County Aug. 16 and came away with a 168-185 win. Alex Hadden led the way with a 38 followed by Isaac Klempner with a 40. Luke Kent and Will Peyton both shot 45.

    “I was happy with our play against Carroll,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “The play was a lot slower than we are used to and I thought our kids handled it great. We were able to get a good win over an NCKC team. Considering it was an away match, our kids put up decent scores.

  • Cougars blank Wildcats

    By Greg Woods

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    According to HCHS football Coach Jason Spencer, the Wildcats’ 14-0 loss to Bullitt Central in the Lincoln County High School Death Valley Bowl was about squandered opportunities.

    The Wildcats took their opening possession all the way to the Cougars’ 15-yard line but could not manage to get those last 15 yards to score early and put the pressure on Bullitt Central.

  • EHS volleyball trounces Evangel...

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    The EHS volleyball team started the 2016 season with four games in four nights and came away with a lone victory over an overmatched Evangel Aug. 15. The Warriors took control of the game early against the Lady Eagles and went on to win 25-5, 25-5.

    “We just went down there and took care of business,” EHS Coach Savannah Bramblett said. “It was a good way to start the season.’

    Trimble Co. 2 EHS 0

    The Warriors hosted Trimble County the following night and fell 25-14, 25-16.

  • Wildcats fall to Spencer,...

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    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Taylorsville Aug. 16 to open their 2016 campaign and fell to the Bears 8-2.

    Spencer County scored early in the first half but DJ Aneszko answered quickly with a goal from outside the 18-yard box to even the score.

    Spencer County controlled possession for most of the rest of the first half as the Wildcats struggled to put together an attack.