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Today's Sports

  • Cats lose to J-town, Waggener

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    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Verona on Sept. 3 to take on the Walton-Verona Bearcats and came away with a one-goal loss.

    The game opened with the Bearcats getting the first two good chances but goalkeeper Coleton Aneszko was up to the task and made two excellent saves.

    The Wildcats first chance came in the 27th minute when Trevor Sanders had his shot on goal from about 15 yards out on the right wing saved by the Walton goalkeeper.

  • Riverview squeaks by Warriors,...

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    Only fifty seconds stood between the Eminence Warriors and their first victory of the year when a controversial decision gave the ball to Riverview Academy.

    “We had the ball at about the fifty and were driving when they said DeMarcus fumbled,” Coach Paul McDowell said. “We thought his hand and knee were down before the ball came out.”

  • Sports Briefs

    Lady Cats compete in Bowling Green Invitational

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Bowling Green on Saturday to test their skills on the Bowling Green Country Club course that is home to the state tournament.

    The Lady Cats totaled 383, which was good for 10th place, while Sacred Heart shot 320 to take first place in the 22-team field.

    Individually, MacKenzie Peyton had a rough outing, finishing with a 77 that was good for 11th place. Maddie Hensley shot 82, Nikki Perkinson recorded a 102 and Bayleigh Boyer shot 122.

  • Lady Cats fall to Waggener,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville on Sept. 3 to take on the Waggener Wildcats hoping to build some momentum after wins over district rivals Owen County and Eminence. But the Lady Cats fell flat after getting off to a good start, losing 25-19, 25-19.

  • Hadden shoots 33 in loss to...

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    Henry County Wildcat Alex Hadden had to know it was going to be a special round of golf on Thursday afternoon after he birdied two of the first three holes in a match with the Carroll County Panthers.

    Hadden went on to record one more birdie on number eight at the Henry County Country Club and finished with a 3-under total of 33 to take individual honors in the match.

  • Cross Country Cats open season...

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    The Henry County Cross country team got their season underway Saturday when they traveled to Shelbyville to compete in the Shelby county Invitational.

    Coach Ricky Drawbaugh said the Cats used the meet to set baselines for the season.

    “Our goal for this weekend was to see where we are,” Drawbaugh said. “We wanted to just get a time for each runner.

  • Warriors rout Evangel Christian...

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    The Eminence Warriors were back in action Friday evening taking on the Evangel Christian Lady Eagles. The Warriors were looking to get back on the winning track after a disappointing loss to their rivals from Henry County and they did just that in defeating Evangel 25-8, 25-9.

    The Warriors were never seriously threatened in the game and were able to get some experience from several players who haven’t seen a lot of varsity action.

  • Lady Cats romp over Jeffersontown

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Jeffersontown Thursday night to take on the Lady Chargers and came out with an 8-0 win after a slow start.

    “We had to try to navigate through Hurstbourne Lane traffic at rush hour which is near impossible,” Coach Shelby Pfeiffer said. “We arrived at 5:50 and the referees only gave us 15 minutes from the time we stepped off the bus. So, once again, we started shaky. But finally once we settled down the goals started coming.”

  • Wildcats pummel Panthers

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    The Henry County Wildcat football team hosted the Carroll County Panthers Friday night and came away with a 49-13 victory that was not as close as the score indicated. The Wildcats scored five first half touchdowns to lead 35-0 at halftime.

    After Carroll County recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff they were stopped on their first drive and forced to punt.

  • Golden Eagles fly past EHS

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    The Shawnee Golden Eagles were inhospitable hosts to the Eminence Warriors on Friday as they used big plays to win 50-14.

    “We started off on the wrong foot,” said Coach Paul McDowell. “We threw an interception on the first series and they returned it for a touchdown. Then we had two screen passes that were thrown behind the receiver and counted as fumbles and they recovered both of those and eventually scored off those turnovers.”