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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats fall to Spencer County...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Spencer County Friday night in the final regular season game of the year. Two big plays and one key drive spelled doom for the Wildcats in the first half.

    The Wildcats’ first drive of the game stalled after they had made one first down, and Spencer County took over after a good punt by Trevyn Spencer at their own eight-yard line. On first and 10 the Bears’ Kadin Smith ripped off a 92-yard run to shock the Wildcats and their fans. The extra point made it 7-0 with 8:55 left in the first period.

  • Big second half sends Rebels...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Friday night intent on showing the Owen County Rebels how much they had improved since last season and for one half looked well on their way to an upset of the Class AA school.

    The Warriors took the opening kick and drove down field to score on a 15-yard run by Eli Armstrong. Jared Golden threw to Luke Satterly for the two-point conversion and an 8-0 lead for the Warriors.

  • Warriors advance to regional...

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team advanced to the Eighth Region tournament by defeating the Henry County Lady Cats 3-0 Oct. 18 in the first round of 31st District tournament. The Warriors lost in the championship game 3-0 to Owen County.

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    The Warriors jumped out to an 8-3 lead in the first set and slowly built on that lead as they got strong play at the net from Sarah Bryant, Ruthie Satterly and Madison Sweeney.

  • Scrambling for Greg

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    Tim and Karen Davis have turned a tragic moment in their life into a positive way to help others and remember their son, Greg.

    Greg Davis was a 16-year-old student at Henry County High School who loved the outdoors. He loved to fish, play golf and do just about anything that involved escaping the confines of a house or school building. Davis, a rising junior, died in an ATV accident in the summer of 2011.

  • Cougars claw Warriors

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Louisville Holy Cross in their final district game of the season Friday night looking to improve on their performance against the Cougars from last year when they lost 48-0.

    The Warriors were much improved on offense as they moved the ball consistently and scored two touchdowns.

    But Holy Cross used outside running and passing to overwhelm the Warriors’ defense and come away with a 32-point victory.

  • Yellowjackets swarm Wildcats

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night for a district game with Central High School and after hanging with the Yellowjackets for two quarters, were overrun by Central’s big play capability.

    Central got their first big play in the first period on their opening drive when they scored on a 70-yard touchdown run on third and eight. The extra point made it 7-0.

    The Wildcats struck back later in the opening period when they reached the three-yard line before their drive stalled out.

  • HCMS XC team wins at Bowling...

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    The Henry County Middle School cross country team traveled to Bowling Green Saturday to participate in the Western Kentucky Meet of Champions and came away with wins in both the girls and boys races.

  • Bengals win JV and varsity...

    Submitted

    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV won the Henry County Youth Football League championship with a 31-0 win over the Eastern Colts on Saturday and a 26-0 win over the New Castle Chiefs on Sunday.

    In Saturday’s game Ray Matthews had three touchdowns including for 90 yards. Dylan Gallagher and Traven McFarland each had a touchdown and McFarland ran in an extra point.

    The offensive and defensive line of Drew Cole Kaleb Bullock, Tyler King, Caden Bruner, Mike Golden, Luke Highfill, Logan Perdue and Rile Moore was key to the victory.

  • HC elementary race results

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    The second Henry County elementary school cross country race was held at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park Oct. 13.

    Kennedy Brown of New Castle Elementary won the girls’ race that covered 1.25 miles in a time of 9:59. Trinity Crow of Eastern Elementary was second in 10:07.

    Eastern won the team competition with 22 points followed by New Castle with 52 points and Campbellsburg with 56 points.

  • Sports Brief-Henry County Youth...

    Henry County Youth basketball signups

    Henry County Youth Basketball League signups for boys and girls K through sixth grade will be held at various dates and locations.

    Saturday, Nov. 5 there will be signups at the Campbellsburg Elementary Fall Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. and at Eastern Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 11 there will be signups at New Castle Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Saturday Nov. 12 there will be signups at Henry County Middle School from noon to 2 p.m.