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Today's Sports

  • Harger, Kurtz place in top ten...

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    The Henry County cross country teams traveled to Shelbyville Saturday to take part in the Collins Titans Cross Country Classic. Kayla Harger led the girls team with a fifth-place finish in a field of 55 runners. She ran the course in 22:12 less than a minute behind the winner Anna Kiser of Shelby County, who finished in 21:19.

    Keegan Kurtz led the boys team with a personal best time of 18:39 and an eighth-place finish in a filed of 89 runners.

  • Bengals youth football keep on...

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals moved to 5-0 on the season after three wins over the last two weeks.

    On Sept. 16 they defeated the New Castle Chiefs 26-0. 

    Isaac Abney led the offense with 110 yards rushing on seven carries and one rushing touchdown. Cody Heath rushed for 60 yards on five carries with two rushing touchdowns and an extra point. Landry Abney also put points on the board with an extra point conversion. 

  • Sports Briefs

     Scramblin’ for

    Greg Davis

    The Scramblin’ for Greg Davis golf scramble will be held Sept. 30 at the Henry County Country Club at 8 a.m.

    The golf scramble honors the memory of 16-year-old Greg Davis who died in an ATV accident and benefits Henry County FFA, underprivileged children and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

    For more information contact Victoria Davis at vvogt0002@gmailcom.

    Friends for Michael 5k run/walk and wheel

  • Wildcats lose to Yellowjackets,...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Central Yellowjackets in the first district matchup of the season and came away on the short end of a 44-7 score.

    Central started the scoring with a 44-yard touchdown run. The point after attempt was good to make it 7-0 early in the first quarter. Central’s next score came on a one-yard run. The PAT was no good making the score 13-0 after one period of play.

    Central added two more touchdowns on a 27-yard run and a 15-yard interception return to lead 26-0 at halftime.

  • Warriors roll over Carroll...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County Friday night looking for their first victory over the Panthers in 17 years. The Warriors broke through emphatically for their first win over the Panthers since 2000.

    Carroll County started poorly as a bad snap on third and eight during their first series led to a 22-yard loss, which forced them to punt from their own 20.

    After a good return by Dakadrian Saunders, the Warriors started on their own 47-yard line.

  • Lady Cats host tournament

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    The Henry County Lady Cats capped off a busy week that saw them play seven matches in five days by hosting their own tournament Friday and Saturday.

    They traveled to Frankfort Sept. 12 and beat the Lady Panthers 25-5, 25-5 and 25-10.

  • Mercy! HCHS routs district foes

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    The Henry County Lady Cats made a statement to open the district seeding portion of their schedule.

    HCHS defeated Gallatin County 10-0 Sept. 12 to end the game on the mercy rule. They followed that up at home with another mercy rule win over Carroll County that saw the game go only about five minutes into the second half before the 10-goal margin ended the game.

  • EHS goes to 3-0 in district play

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    The Eminence Warriors moved to 3-0 in district seeding play Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Carroll County.

    The Warriors opened the first set with an 8-3 lead that forced Carroll County into an early timeout.

    Carroll County pulled to within three points after the timeout but Keliegh Byers’ kill pushed the lead back out to five at 10-5.

    At 14-10 Maddie Sweeney got a kill and followed that with a block after a Carroll County hitting error to make it 17-10.

  • Wildcats fall to Rebels, 31-21

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Atherton Rebels and lost for the second time this season. HCHS Coach Matt Wright said the loss was due to familiar problems that cropped up in the first loss at Carroll County

    “The same story as the Carroll game, turnovers and special teams mistakes killed us,” Wright said. “We had four turnovers and they returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.”

    Atherton scored in the first period on a 42-yard run from scrimmage to make it 7-0.

  • Wildcats beat Gallatin in...

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    Henry County traveled to Warsaw to take on Gallatin County Sept. 12 and after 80 minutes of regulation play and 10 minutes of overtime, the teams were still tied 0-0.

    That meant penalty kicks would decide who took home the crucial district win.

    Henry County went first and sent their regular penalty taker, Rivera up to the spot first. Rivera’s shot was saved, giving Gallatin the advantage.