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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats move to 6-1

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    Powered by strong pitching from Jaydon Berry and timely hitting, the Henry County Wildcats recorded their first district win of the season March 21 at Gallatin County.

    Berry pitched a complete-game four-hit shutout while striking out ten and walking only one batter.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard in the first inning without the benefit of a base hit.

  • Warriors improving

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Erlanger Mar. 21 to take on the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts and came away on the short end of a 3-0 score.

    A two-run home run for Lloyd in the bottom of the first did most of the damage in the game as Andrew Coomes pitched well the rest of the way. He gave up only one unearned run over the next four innings before Trenton Smith closed out the game with a perfect inning in the bottom of the sixth when he struck out all three Lloyd batters.

  • Lady Cats rally past J-town,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton March 20 and came away with a 9-2 win.

    Starting pitcher Nikki Perkinson helped her own cause with four RBIs at the plate and she and Haley Miles combined to hold Walton to seven hits and just two runs.

    The Lady Bearcats got on the scoreboard first with a solo home run in the bottom of the second.

    The Lady Cats took the lead in the bottom of the fourth.

  • HC track competes at Oldham...

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    The Henry County track team competed at Oldham County Friday night and showed improvement from their first meet according to HCHS Coach Philip Allen.

    “Overall, the team performed better than expected,” Allen said. “Most of them were in the top half performance-wise. Chris Mertz and Arib Shafi cut 20 seconds or more off their 1600-meter time. That impressed me.

  • EHS falls to Trimble County

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team finally got a game in on March 22 and fell on the road at Trimble County.

    The Lady Raiders scored two runs in the first inning on a hit batter, a double, a single and wild pitch.

    The Warriors got a run back in the top of the third inning when Jadyn Browning was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. With one out Browning stole second base. With two outs, Alexis Shields smacked a triple to right field to score Browning.

  • Lady Cats roll over Nelson...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get in one of their two scheduled games for last week when they hosted Nelson County in a game rescheduled from earlier in the week due to bad weather.

    The Lady Cats wasted no time in taking control of the game. They scored 16 runs in the first inning and one in the second and let the defense do the rest of the work as they won in three innings.

    The Lady Cats had 11 hits and reached safely on six walks while also benefitting from several errors by the Lady Cards.

  • Wildcats start season strong...

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    The Henry County Wildcats got off to good start in the first week of the season by winning three of their first four games despite playing in less than ideal weather. They beat Frankfort in their opener, dropped their second game to Shelby County and then finished the week with wins over Williamstown and Waggener.

    HCHS 10 Frankfort 0

    The Wildcats jumped on the Panthers for four runs in the first inning and never looked back as they won in six innings on a day with blowing rain and snow.

  • Hosey finishes fifth in nationals

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    Henry County High School student Hayley Hosey competed in her third national archery competition over the weekend and recorded her best result yet. Hosey finished fifth out of 72 competitors in the National Field Archery Association Indoor Championships at Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati.

  • EHS drops two vs. Rebels, Trojans

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    The Warriors traveled to Louisville for a pair of games last week. On Mar. 13 they played Atherton and lost 19-3. Saturday they played Southern and fell 12-2.

    Atherton 19 EHS 3

  • Track Cats compete at CAL

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    The Henry County High School track and field team competed at the Harry Greschel Invitational track meet at Christian Academy of Louisville Saturday.

    “It was a huge meet with all the biggest and best teams in the Louisville area competing,” HCHS Coach Phillip Allen said. “We weren’t really concerned with where we finished. We just wanted to compete for the experience and to establish a baseline. Now we go back to work to try and improve our performances.