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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats defeat Lady Panthers,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats have waited for nine games to get their second win of the season and it finally came in an important district matchup on the road at Carroll County.

    But the first period gave no indication that the Lady Cats would get their first district win of the season as they fell behind 12-3.

    The Lady Cats’ offense showed signs of life in the second period but Carroll County outscored them 14-14 to lead 26-16 at halftime.

  • Wildcats lose two of three games...

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened play in the Henry County Invitational against Atherton Dec. 27 and fell to the Rebels 71-52. The Rebels jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and then the Wildcats clawed their way back into the game before Atherton put on a closing run to seal the game.

  • Warriors win two in the...

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    The Eminence Warriors came back from their Christmas break to participate in the Collegiate Classic basketball tournament in Louisville.

    The Warriors took on Thomas Nelson in the first round and fell behind early before coming back to nearly overtake the Generals.

    Thomas Nelson led 17-15 after the first period. The Generals increased the lead to as much as 13 points in the second period before settling for a 32-24 halftime lead.

  • EHS finishes third in holiday...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls team traveled to Northern Kentucky to play in the Villa Madonna Holiday Classic and came away with a 59-47 win in the first round over the Robertson County Lady Devils.

    The Warriors jumped out to an 8-3 lead in the first period but the Lady Devils stormed back to tie it at 8-8. The Warriors responded with a 3-pointer and were never tied or fell behind again in the game.

    Eminence outscored the Lady Devils 17-12 in the second period to lead 28-20 at halftime.

  • Warriors win Beth Haven...

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    The Eminence Warriors opened play in the Beth Haven Holiday Classic Dec. 19 against the Model Patriots and came away with a hard-fought 95-92 triple overtime win.

    The Warriors started hot and jumped out to a 24-10 lead after Josh Dotson hit a 16-foot jumper with 1:07 to play in the first period.

    Model was able to cut the lead to 12 at 26-14 by the end of the opening period.

  • Wildcats clip Commanders in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Springfield Dec. 18 to take on Washington County and came away with an 87-86 overtime win over the Commanders. 

    Henry County got a 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer from Zack Foree to send the game into overtime.

    The Wildcats were up by three points late in the fourth period but Washington County scored to cut it to one and then fouled to stop the clock. Henry County missed the free throw and Washington County grabbed the rebound and raced down court to score and go up by one.

  • EHS routs Lady Aces, 70-49

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Cloverport Dec. 19 to take on the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces and came away with a 21-point victory.

    The Warriors led 18 to 14 after the first period of play. Aaliyah Bailey had eight points and Tavi West had seven points during the opening frame to lead the Warriors.

    The Warriors broke the game open in the second period by outscoring the Lady Aces 26-7 to lead 44-21 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats drop three in tourney

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    The Henry County Lady Cats played the host Campbellsville Lady Eagles in the opening round of the Food Pantry Classic Dec. 20 and fell 51-29.

    Both teams got off to a slow start with neither scoring in the first four minutes of the game.

    “We had seven defensive stops in a row but turned it over six times,” HCHS coach Jim Hook said. “We had one shot to show for those seven possessions.”

  • Wildcats move to 3-1 in district

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Carroll County Dec. 12 and picked up their second district win of the season. The Wildcats led most of the first half but fell behind after a lackluster third period before rallying with a strong fourth period.

    Landon Morgan opened the scoring with a free throw 59 seconds into the game before Carroll County took their only lead of the first half with a drive by Wyatt Supplee who led the Panthers with 19 points in the game.

  • Warriors win three, drop one

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    Eminence hosted Frederick Fraize Thursday night and used pressure defense and good shooting from beyond the 3-point arc to come away with a 20-point win over the Aces.

    The Warriors started slowly and were tied at six with 5:41 left in the opening period. But Mano Saunders hit two free throws at the 5:16 mark to start a 9-2 run to give them a 17-8 lead.

    After a Fraize 3-pointer stopped that run, the Warriors scored the last eight points of the first quarter to lead 25-11 going into the second period.