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Today's Sports

  • HC track competes at CAL

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    The Henry County track team traveled to Louisville Christian Academy to participate in the Harry Greschel Invitational meet Saturday in cold, wet conditions that had some events such as the 110-meter high hurdles cancelled.

    Despite the rough conditions, several Wildcats were able to set baseline performances.

    “I felt good about our performance considering the elements that we had to perform in,” HCHS Coach Phillip Allen said. “I learned that my team is always ready to compete and give it their all.

  • HC Lady Cats outslug Generals,...

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    If the first game of the season is any indicator, the 2016 Henry County Lady Cats will be an offensive machine again this year.

    The Lady Cats pounded out 10 hits and scored 12 runs in their first game of the season against the Thomas Nelson Generals at home Friday night.

    The Lady Cats got off to good start as they put out the Generals 1-2-3 in the first inning and then came to the plate and scored two runs to take an early lead.

    The Generals rallied in the third inning to score three runs and take the lead.

  • Wildcats maul Mustangs in opener

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    The Henry County Wildcats baseball team got their season off to a good start with a 15-0 pounding of the Moore Mustangs in Louisville Saturday.

    Despite wet conditions, the Wildcats made just one error and patiently waited for the Mustangs’ pitcher to wear down in the late innings to break open a close game and end it after five innings.

  • Players talk of Gilley's...

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    Todd Gilley touched the lives of many people in his career as a teacher and basketball coach at Henry County High School – none more so than his players and fellow coaches. Below is what some of them had to say about his impact on their lives.

    Heather Wisdom

    I really appreciated how passionate about the game he was and how he cared about all of us as individuals.

  • Henry Hoopla begins

    It is time for our annual Henry Hoopla NCAA bracket contest.

    This year we will use espn.com’s Tournament Challenge to register online if you would like to enter your picks directly.

    But fear not, if you wish to make your picks on paper, we have brackets available in this issue of the newspaper or you can still pick up a copy of the brackets at our office.

  • Gross to lead EHS baseball...

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    Tyler Gross has been named the EHS baseball coach for the 2016 season.

    Gross, a Carroll County High School graduate, played four years on the Panthers’ varsity baseball team.

    Gross, 23, works for Dorman Products in Warsaw and has a one-year-old daughter named Paisley. Gross’ parents are Vernon and Michelle, and he has two half-sisters, Mallory, 13, and Lacie, 6.

  • Oldham ousts Wildcats from region

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Oldham County Colonels in the first round of the 8th Region tournament Thursday night and fell victim to their own turnovers and hot shooting by the visitors. The Colonels used pressure defense to force the Wildcats into multiple turnovers early in the game and went on to win 90-45.

  • 2015-16 review of local hoops...

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    The 2015-16 basketball season is over for local teams and it’s time to look back on the teams’ performances.

    Wildcats make it to regional tournament

    The Henry County Wildcats came into the season with a lot of question marks. Would young, inexperienced guards be ready for prime time? Could Ethan Tuggle return to form in his senior season after sitting out his junior year while going through two back surgeries? Can height and athleticism overcome a lack of perimeter offense?

  • Cardinals dreams denied

    There is only one reason Damion Lee and Trey Lewis came to the University of Louisville to work on their postgraduate degrees and that is for the chance to play for a team that is almost always a lock to make the NCAA tournament.

    There is only one reason the University of Louisville’s Rick Pitino would want a couple of guaranteed one and done players and that is as a stop gap to keep his team going to the postseason as usual until more reinforcements arrive next year.

  • Henry Hoopla begins

    It is time for our annual Henry Hoopla NCAA bracket contest.

    This year we will use espn.com’s Tournament Challenge to register online if you would like to enter your picks directly.

    But fear not, if you wish to make your picks on paper, we will still have brackets available in the March 16 issue of the newspaper or you can still pick up a copy of the brackets at our office after the field has been set on March 13.