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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats come back to defeat...

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    After scoring just 22 points in the first three quarters, the Henry County Lady Cats exploded for 30 points in the final period to come from 13 points down to defeat the host Eminence Warriors, 52-47, Jan. 31.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 4-0 lead after Emilie Ethington scored on a drive to the basket and Tavi West came up with a steal that she converted into a layup.

    Katherine Buckler finally got the Lady Cats on the scoreboard with a free throw with 5:05 left. Kaylee Tingle scored inside at 4:38 to make it 4-3.

  • Grant County beats Wildcats, 71-...

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    The Grant County Braves used a strong third quarter performance to defeat the host Henry County Wildcats Jan. 31.

    Grant County jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first period before the Wildcats stormed back in the second period to tie the game at 28 heading into halftime.

  • Warriors fall to Lloyd, 77-67

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    The Eminence Warriors played their last home game of the season Saturday night. With celebrations such as senior night and homecoming packing the schedule, they may have overlooked the on-court action a little.

    The Warriors led 12-10 after one period as Kemryn Jenkins scored nine points and Isiah Dixie hit a 3-pointer.

    After Josh Dotson hit one of two free throws to start the second period, Lloyd reeled off nine straight points to lead 19-13.

  • Carroll defeats EHS girls, 45-31

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    The visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers got off to fast start Saturday against the Eminence Warriors and used strong defense throughout the game to pull away for a 14-point win.

    The game started slowly with neither team scoring until Carroll hit two free throws with 5:35 left in the opening period.

    Kenya Vargas answered with a 3-pointer on the Warriors’ next possession to make it 3-2 with 5:09 left.

  • Sports Brief

    Henry County Little League baseball signups

    Baseball signups for the Henry County Little League will be held on the following dates and in the following locations:

    Feb. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Henry County Public Library in Eminence.

    Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henry County Middle School.

    Each child is encouraged to come with parents for signups to try on uniforms but is not mandatory.

  • Spencer signs with Tigers

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    Henry County High School quarterback and defensive back Trevyn Spencer signed with Georgetown College Feb. 1 in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School Library.

    Spencer, who was a three-year starter at quarterback and also played as a receiver this year, will be a slot back for the Tigers according to Henry County Coach Jason Spencer who is Trevyn’s father.

  • Wilson to play for Saints

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    Clay Wilson, a defensive end for the Henry County Wildcats’ football team, signed a letter of intent to play at Thomas More College in the Henry County High School Library Monday afternoon.

    Wilson was a defensive force with the Wildcats as he led the team in sacks and tackles for loss this season.

  • Lady Cats upset Gallatin County...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw Friday night to take on the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in a district seeding game.

    The Lady Cats came into the game with no wins in five district games, while Gallatin County was in position for the top seed in the district with a win over Owen County and no district losses.

    Gallatin County had defeated the Lady Cats 66-34 on Henry County’s home floor in December.

  • Warriors beat Owen, Carroll to...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Jan. 24 to take on the Owen County Rebels with a chance to wrap up a berth in the 2-3 seed game. The Warriors got off to a slow start but eventually took the lead and never relinquished it in winning their fourth district game of the year.

    Owen County led 16-11 after the first period due to a sluggish start from the Warriors on the offensive end.

  • EHS girls down Whitefield

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    After falling behind early in the first quarter, the Eminence Warriors battled back to take the lead midway through the first period and trailed only once more in the game as they defeated the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats Jan. 24.