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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats get first win at Owen

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    The Henry County Lady Cat volleyball team went on the road and got their first win of the season against district rival Owen County Thursday night. After dropping their first two home matches last week the Lady Cats got improved play from just about everybody in taking the match by scores of 25-17, 23-25, 25-16.

    In the first game the Lady Cats got ahead early and held off the Lady Rebels easily to go up 1-0.

  • Warriors down Lady Demons; fall...

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    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons on Aug. 26 and came away with a hard fought 2-1 win.

    The Warriors fell behind early in the opening game when Williamstown went 6-3, but the Warriors reeled off four straight points on Kennedy Fitzgerald’s serve to go up 7-6. Destany Crawford had a kill in the run and Fitzgerald had an ace.

  • Lady Cats down Rebels

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy week on area golf courses starting Aug. 25 at Sugar Bay in Warsaw where they took on Williamstown and Gallatin County.

    Coach William Peyton was pleased that his team played well there because it is the site of this year’s NCKC tournament. Gallatin and Williamstown did not have full teams at the match but the Lady Cats shot one of their lowest totals of the season with a score of 172.

  • Wildcats lose to Rebels

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team hosted the Owen County Rebels on Aug. 26 and lost 162 to 199 on a hot muggy day that required coaches to allow water breaks in the shade. The heat index on the course was near 100 degrees according to coach Steve Galyon.

    Alex Hadden led the team scoring for the Cats with a 39. Isaac Klempner followed with a 48. Adam Kent carded a 55. Jakob Buckley and Dustin Love both shot 57. Connor Lyons shot 60 but did not figure in the scoring.

  • Eastern rolls past Cats

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    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Louisville on Aug. 25 to play the Eastern Colonels and lost 11-1.

    “We played with them in spots,” Coach Bobby Jameson said. “They were pretty talented and handled the ball extremely well. Once they got inside the 18-yard box they were unstoppable.

    Eastern scored nine goals in the first half.

    “We came out and played a lot better in the second half,” Jameson said. “D.J. Aneszko scored five minutes into the second half.”

  • Local shooters compete in state
  • Warriors take 2 of 3 in opening...

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    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team got off to a rough start in their home opener on Aug. 18 as they fell to the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats 2-0.

    Both teams struggled for consistency in the opening minutes of the first game and could not string together a significant run of points. The game seesawed back and forth until at 17-17 KCD put together 6-0 run to take a commanding lead.

    From there the warriors managed only one more point and KCD closed out a 25-18 win with a service ace.

  • Wildcats outlast Rockets

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    It was a game only a night owl or a Wildcat fan could love on Friday night at Henry County High School.

    As with many games across the state, lightening delays pushed the scheduled start time of the game between the Henry County Wildcats and the Shelby County Rockets back two hours.

    When play finally got under way the Wildcats dominated the first half and then held on to win 16-14.

  • Warriors fall to Caverna

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    The Eminence Warriors’ game with Caverna on Friday night turned into a nightmare as the weather played havoc with the time schedule.

    “The heat was even worse down there than it was up here,” Coach Paul McDowell said. “The game was very stop-start because the officials had to put in several water breaks. Then the lightening hit and we had to stop play.”

    Caverna scored first on a long pass play to go up 6-0.

  • Lady Cats down Spencer

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    The Henry County Lady Cat soccer team traveled to Taylorsville on Aug. 19 to open the 2014 season against the Spencer County Lady Bears and came away with a 2-1 victory over a team they had never beaten before.

    The home team scored a goal in the first half and went into halftime clinging to the narrow margin but the Lady Cats came out for the second half and opened up the Lady Bears for two goals.

    The Lady Cats made a lineup change at halftime due to an injury to defensive sweeper Justice Kirk.