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Today's Sports

  • Henry County Lady Cats...

    Q and A with Coach Kara Capps

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Coach Mathis and I are excited to see all familiar faces returning to our team, this season. Many of the girls continued to build their skills and game over the off-season with club ball; therefore, the girls will be returning to the team with many positive contributions.  

  • Eminence Warriors Volleyball Team

    Q and A with Coach Savannah Bramblett

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Sarah Bryant, Keliegh Byers, Daphna Dale, Jo Scott, Alexia Casillas and Ruthie Satterly are all top returning players because they are good leaders and all-around good athletes.

    Who are some new faces on your team that have a chance top make an impact?

  • Wildcat golfers open at Shelby...

    The Henry County Wildcats opened their 2016 regular season with a strong showing at the Shelby County Invitational at Weissinger Hills golf course in Shelbyville Aug. 1.

    Alex Hadden led the way for the Wildcats with a score of 77, which was good for a top-ten finish.

  • Lady Cat golfers open with two...

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team opened the season July 30 with a trip to Weissinger Hills in Shelbyville to play in the Shelby County Lady Rocket Invitational.

     

    It was a tough day for golf with hot weather and a two-hour rain delay that left the course with running water in places.

    The Lady Cats finished 11th out of 17 teams in the tournament with a four-person score of 416.

  • Michael Brent still inspires FFM...

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization had humble beginnings. The group came together to help a local person who suffered a severe spinal cord injury after an accident on I-71 near Buckner.

    Michael Brent was 18 years old at the time and about to begin his college career as a student-athlete at Campbellsville College.

  • Roberts still calls Henry County...

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    Former Henry County High School athlete Jamie Roberts has lived outside of Henry County most of his adult life, but he still thinks of himself as a Henry Countian first.

    “I severely miss Henry County,” Roberts said. “It’s in my blood. I take great pride in saying ‘I’m from New Castle.’ I still call it home even though I’ve been away for nearly 15 years.

  • Campbells make Sharpshooters a...

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    Twelve years ago Dennis Campbell, Todd Toole and Tim Pollard revived the Henry County 4-H Shooting Club according to Dennis’ wife Jeanie.

    That first group had four young shooters in it.

    Today, the Sharpshooters, as the club is known, have over 30 young people involved and have been one of the most successful youth shooting groups in the state.

  • Brown's goal is to make EHS...

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    New Eminence Warriors boys’ basketball Coach Dale Brown has lofty ambitions for his basketball team this year. He plans to implement the style of basketball he learned in college from Rick Pitino to turn Eminence into a pressing, running, 3-point shooting threat in the Eighth Region.

  • Jim McKee retiring as USATF...

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    Twenty years ago Jim McKee began officiating track meets to help Henry County track Coach Linda Sarrett. His children, James and Kelly, were on the team in the throwing events and Jim was always around. Sarrett asked if he would officiate the throwing events at some home meets and the rest is history.

    McKee went on to become a prominent official with USA Track and Field (USATF), the governing body of track and field in the United States.

  • Rio not stirring excitement in...

    The opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is just eight days away. In fact, some of the sports will begin Aug. 3 with preliminary competition or, in the case of soccer, group round games.

    Four years ago I wrote a long column on my obsession with the Olympics from the time I was a small child. It was just before the start of the London Games and I couldn’t wait to immerse myself in them.

    For some reason, I haven’t gotten that feeling this time around and I’m not completely sure why. It could be several things.