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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats drop four in final week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy week to finish out the regular season. They started the week at home against Trimble County with a game that was called in the fourth inning due to rain. They traveled to Louisville on May 12 and fell to Eastern 6-4, then lost heartbreakers to Shelby County and North Oldham on Thursday and Friday before traveling to Louisville and falling to Manual 8-2.

    HCHS 10 Trimble Co. 1 (3.5 innings) 

  • Senior-less Warriors drop three

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors went into the last week of the season with a daunting task. They had four games scheduled, but would face three of their opponents on the road without their seniors who were away on the senior field trip to Gatlinburg.

    The one game the Warriors had at home with their full complement of players was against Williamstown May 11. The game was called off due to inclement weather.

    That left the Warriors to face Trimble and Gallatin counties and Burgin without the services of their three leaders.

  • Lady Cats undefeated in district...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made the short trip to Eminence to take on the Warriors May 6 and slugged their way to a 20-5 win.

    The Lady Cats opened with six runs in the first inning but saw the Warriors strike back for four runs in their half of the inning to make it a two-run game.

    The Lady Cats came back for eight runs in the second inning and then cruised to the 15-run victory.

  • Warriors get first district win...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats May 5 and defeated their district rivals 6-3.

    Cole Lawson gave a strong pitching performance and the Warriors’ offense came through with some clutch hits to get their first district win of the season.

    The Warriors jumped on top with two runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a single and Trey Gregory followed with a walk. With two outs Lawson doubled to left-centerfield to bring home both runs.

  • Wildcats get back on track, win 3

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had a busy week starting with losses to district rivals Carroll and Owen counties.

    They bounced back Thursday with a win over Whitefield at home and then defeated KCD and Seneca on Saturday.

    Carroll Co. 9 HCHS 6

    The Wildcats played better against the Panthers than last week when Carroll won 9-1 at Henry County. On the return trip the Wildcats got their bats going but could not shut down the Panthers’ offense.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in track meet

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ Track team competed in their final regular season meet Thursday when they hosted an all-comers meet attended by Eminence, Trimble County, Carroll County and Collins.

    Several Wildcats won their events and several Warriors placed well.

    Connor Finley won the 110-meter hurdles and Jesse Potts won the 100-meter dash for the Wildcats. Sam Grigsby finished fifth in the hurdles and Cameron Paynter finished third in the 100-meter dash. No ties were available due to a timing malfunction.

  • Busy week for EHS softball team

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team started off a busy week on the diamond with a doubleheader at Owen County on May 4.

    The Warriors lost the first game of the doubleheader 10-0 and the second game, 11-0.

    In the first game Aaliyah Bailey got the only hits for the Warriors while Lyndsey Craigmyle had a walk and two stolen bases. Madison Dockter also walked and stole a base.

  • Dixie signs with Spalding...

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    Jalen Dixie had to wait a year, but his dream of playing college basketball is about to come true.

    Dixie, a 2014 graduate of Eminence High School and a standout basketball player for the Warriors, signed with Spalding University May 6 in a ceremony held in the EHS gym.

    Family, faculty and friends looked on as Dixie signed his name on the dotted line that committed him to suit up for the Golden Eagles next season.

  • Payton signs with St. Catharine...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Megan Payton has endured a lot of physical hurdles in her high school sports career but after a successful basketball and volleyball season, the Henry County High School senior has seen her hard work and perseverance pay off.

    Payton signed a letter of intent to play basketball for St. Catharine College May 5 in the HCHS library.

  • Wildcats beat EHS, sneak by...

    sports@hcloca.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hosted district rival Carroll County April 27 and fellåç to the Panthers 10-1 in a game that was close for five innings.

    Henry County scored first in the bottom of the second inning.

    Adam Kent led off with a single to centerfield before Daniel Murray doubled with two outs to bring him home.

    Carroll County struck back for three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. The Panthers scored the runs with the benefit of two hits, two Wildcat errors and a walk.