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Today's Sports

  • Warriors fall to Eagles in...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford on Dec. 29 and 30 to take part in the first annual Jim Hurst Holiday Classic named for the longtime Raider coaching legend.

    Ft. Knox 57 EHS 54 OT

    The Warriors got off to a fast start against Ft. Knox in the final game of the tournament with Kemryn Jenkins getting a couple of driving scores sandwiched around a Jake McKinley 3-pointer.

  • Scoring drought dooms Lady Cats...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got off to hot start in their first game of teh new year Saturday in Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium.

    The Lady Cats, who have had trouble offensively for much of the season, jumped out to a 16-11 lead on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first period.

    But then disaster struck. Haley Miles’ runner that gave the Lady Cats that 16-11 lead would be the last points the Lady Cats scored for over 13 minutes spanning three quarters.

  • Rebels outrun Warriors, 88-63

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    The Eminence Warriors ran into a buzz saw when they hosted the Owen County Rebels Dec. 22. The Rebels were hitting on all cylinders with good ball movement and deadly accurate 3-point shooting. The Rebels played so well in the opening period that they didn’t need the offensive services of their best player, Carson Williams, who is widely considered to be the best player in the 8th Region.

  • Lady Cats toughen up

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    The Henry County Lady Cats faced a daunting task in their final game of the Food Pantry Holiday Classic. They would be playing their fourth game in four days and they would be facing the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, the hosts of the tournament, who had the luxury of sleeping in their own beds throughout the tournament.

  • Erlanger lloyd races past EHS...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team hosted Lloyd Memorial Saturday afternoon and fell to the Lady Juggernauts 59-23.

    The second period was decisive in the game after both teams struggled to put points on the board in the early going.

    Lloyd struggled early against the Warriors’ 1-2-2 zone defense while the Warriors couldn’t find open looks against Lloyd’s 1-3-1 zone defense.

  • Cardiac Cats win at the buzzer,...

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    The Henry County Wildcats pulled out another thrilling victory in their final game of the Raceland Derby Classic on Dec. 22 against the Pikeville Panthers.

    The Wildcats have made a habit of nail-biters this season. It was their seventh game in ten that went down to the final possession.

    Henry County led the closely contested game from the outset but could never build a lead larger than six points throughout the game.

  • Warriors slay Wyverns, 76-55

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the St. Francis Wyverns and came away with a 21-point victory. The Warriors used strong pressure defense in the final period to pull away in what had been a tightly contested game for three periods.

    The Warriors took a nine-point lead after one period of play only to see the Wyverns come back to within one point at halftime.

    The third quarter saw the Warriors edge the margin back out to three points at 47-44.

  • EHS girls defeat St. Francis

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Friday night and came away with a hard-fought 48-41 win over the host St. Francis Wyverns.

    The Warriors trailed at the end of the first quarter by a score of 14-13. St. Francis’ Alexis Nelson, a freshman guard, scored all of the Wyverns points in the period.

    The Warriors shut her down in the second period and outscored their host 14-8 to lead 27-22 going into halftime.

  • Rebels outrun Wildcats, 71-54

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Owen County in a district matchup Friday night and were the victims of poor transition defense as they fell to the Rebels by a score of 71-54.

    “We played well in the half court but their transition points margin was exactly the margin of the final score,” Coach Enoch Welch. “That really was the story of the game. Their guards got too many points in transition because we got caught in the middle of the floor. We did not get back on defense fast enough.”

  • Lady Cats fall to Owen, 50-44 in...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels in a district matchup Friday night and came out on the losing end of a seesaw battle that went to overtime before the Lady Rebels were able to pull out a 50-44 win.

    Owen County jumped on top 5-0 and maintained the lead throughout the first period. An Owen County put back made it 13-8 at the end of the first period.