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Today's Sports

  • Warriors drop three in tough week

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Trimble County Raiders on Thursday night and fell behind by fifteen points in the first period. The Warriors played the Raiders evenly throughout the rest of the game but couldn’t close the gap and fell 73-56.

  • Rockets blast Wildcats

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Shelbyville on Saturday afternoon to take on the Shelby County Rockets and fell by fourteen points.

    “We got off to a slow start in this game,” Coach Enoch Welch said. “Robbie Cruse came in and really gave us some energy off the bench. He scored 10 of our 20 first half points.”

    The Wildcats found themselves down by six points after the first period when they scored only six points. Cruse’s efforts in the second period kept the Wildcats close as they trailed by seven at halftime, 27-20.

  • Warriors fall to Amazons

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville on Feb. 11 to take on the Collegiate Amazons and fell 51-8.

    The Warriors were blanked in the first half as the Amazons’ pressure defense took its toll on the young team from Eminence.

    “They started off pressing,” Coach Zach Adair said. “We were able to get in the right alignment and we broke the press a lot, but we were not able to hit any shots. As the game wore on we turned it over more.”

  • Henry County Girls Youth...

     

    Several local residents have formed a group called Henry County Girls Youth Softball with the intention of resurrecting youth softball leagues in the county.

    Mike McIntosh, a member of the committee said that the group wants to keep girls from having to travel to Shelbyville for youth softball leagues like last year.

  • Wildcat JV Update

    The Henry County JV team defeated Gallatin County 51-43 on Jan. 28. Above, Jackson Jeffries, Gavin Jameson and Coleton Aneszko all led the team in scoring with 11 points. Ethan Tuggle chipped in nine points.

    On Jan. 31 the JV Cats defeated Williamstown 55-26. Jeffries led the team with 13 points, Bodie Clark added nine points while Aneszko scored eight and Jameson seven.

    On Feb. 1 the Wildcat JV took

    on the Shelby County Rockets and came away with a 42-39 win. Tuggle led the way with 14 points and Jeffries added 10 points.

  • Wildcats defeat Bears 59-53

    The Henry County Wildcats visited Spencer County Friday night and found themselves in a familiar position. After one quarter of play the Wildcats trailed the Bears 17-9.

    Just two nights earlier the Cats trailed by seven points to Bullitt Central before falling behind by as much as 21 points in the game. In that game the Cats made a furious rally to pull within three points, but it was too little too late and the Cats lost by seven.

  • Warriors get first home win

    It has been a long time coming but the Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team finally got a home-court victory on Thursday night against the St. Francis Wyverns by a score of 31-27. The young Warriors only previous win was against Brown in the Beth Haven Holiday Classic.

    “They definitely needed a win to get them going,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Especially, the middle school girls who didn’t have a win. It was good for them to get a win on their home court.”

  • Warriors slay Wyverns

     

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the St. Francis Wyverns on Thursday night and came away with a 21-point win.

    The Warriors got out to a four-point lead at 17-13 in the first quarter and maintained it going into the locker room at halftime.

    “In the first half we missed a lot of layups,” Coach Chris Nethery said. “We should have been up by more.”

    The Warriors shot better in the second half and made some defensive adjustments that paid off as they pulled away from the Wyverns.

  • Lady Cats fall to Lady Wildcats

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on Friday night just eight days after losing in Warsaw by 22 points. In that game the Lady Cats managed to stay close for a while before succumbing to Gallatin County’s pressure defense and deadly shooting. This time the Lady Cats showed improvement by hanging tough into the third period before a spate of turnovers allowed Gallatin to pull away for a tough, but comfortable, 56-41 win.

  • Two local athletes sign letters...

    Two local high school football players signed letters of intent last week to play college football.

    Corey Roberts of Eminence High School and Billy Collier of Henry County High School signed their letters at ceremonies held at their respective schools.

    Roberts, who played offensive line, linebacker and defensive end in his four-year career at Eminence, signed with Campbellsville University in the school library on Thursday evening while family, friends, coaches and administrators looked on.