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Today's Sports

  • Bardstown beats Wildcats, 41-28

    A slow start doomed the Henry County Wildcats in their first district game at home against Bardstown Friday night.
    The visiting Tigers took the opening kickoff and marched downfield to score on their first possession on a 17-yard pass into the corner of the end zone. The extra point kick was good to make it 7-0 with 8:40 left in the first period.
    Henry County was unable to move the ball on their first possession and Bardstown used a reverse handoff on the punt return to score from 60 yards out to make it 14-0 with 6:21 left in the first period.

  • Eminence whips Lady Cats

    Aug. 30 the Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team went into the Eminence Warriors’ gym and handed the Warriors a decisive 3-0 defeat. Three weeks later, on Sept. 20, the Warriors returned the favor with a 3-0 win on the Lady Cats’ home court.
    Eminence dominated the first set, winning 25-10, but Henry County came alive in the second set and the two teams battled back and forth. Henry County took a 4-1 lead before Eminence came back to tie it at 7-7 on a kill by Keliegh Byers.

  • Warriors take down Shawnee, 50-12

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Shawnee Golden Eagles and came away with a resounding 50-12 victory. The Warriors followed the game plan to a tee, according to Coach Tye Lawson, and executed better in the kicking game than in their previous matchup against Carroll County.

  • Wildcats win conference

    When Alex Hadden stepped up to take the final putt of the NCKC golf tournament Sept. 27, he said he wasn’t thinking of two years ago when he sank a putt to win in a playoff.
    “I just said to myself, ‘finish it’, I didn’t want another six-hole playoff,” Hadden said.

  • Lady Cats win 2 in district

    The Henry County Lady Cats had their shooting boots on last week as they defeated district rivals Owen County, 7-3, and Gallatin County 8-7.
    On Sept. 27 the Lady Cats hosted Owen County and fell behind early when the Rebels found their way through the defense after the opening kick and scored from close range just 45 seconds into the game.

  • Sharpshooters compete in state...

    By Greg Woods
    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Sharpshooters recently participated in the 4-H Shooting Sports State Competition. Day one of the event was held at the Bluegrass Sportsman’s League in Wilmore and day two was held at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center in Berea.
    Michaela Marowelli finished second in the age 9-11 Air Pistol. Holly Hosey placed fifth in the same event. Hayley Hosey won the Air Pistol event in the age 12-14 category. Emma Topp finished fifth in the age 15-18 category.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 21, 2016

    Campbellsburg Bengals JV 38 Trimble County Raiders 0
    The Bengals got off to a slow start but turned it on in the second quarter to lead 27-0 at halftime.
    Traven McFarland led the offensive attack with two touchdowns and converted two extra points. Ray Matthews had a touchdown and an extra point, as did Dylan Gallagher. Isaac Abney also got in on the scoring with a touchdown run.

  • Lady Cats beat Carroll

    The Henry County Lady Cats started an important stretch of their season last week with the first two district seeding games at Gallatin County and Carroll County. The Lady Cats lost to Gallatin 2-0 on Sept. 13 then defeated Carroll by the same score two nights later.
    The game against Gallatin County was scoreless at halftime, but the Lady Wildcats were able to score midway through the second half on a breakaway by Shelby Ackermann after a long kick downfield bounced over the head of the Henry County defenders.

  • Warriors defeat Carroll in...

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Thursday for their second district matchup of the season with the Lady Panthers and came away with a 3-0 win.
    When the teams met at Eminence on Aug. 25, the Warriors lost a 3-2 heartbreaker. This time the Warriors finished it off quickly.
    They won the first set 31-29 as both teams traded points throughout.
    The second set was also close but the Warriors put together a string of points late in the set to get some breathing room and went on to win 25-22. The Warriors won the third set to close out the match by the same score, 25-22.

  • Sports calendar for Sept. 21

    Sept. 21
    HCHS boys golf vs. Walton 4:30

    Sept. 22
    HCHS girls golf vs. Trimble 4:30
    HCHS girls soccer vs. Gallatin 6:00
    HCHS volleyball vs. @ Spencer 7:30
    HCHS boys soccer vs. Gallatin 7:30

    Sept. 23
    HCHS football vs. Bardstown 7:30
    EHS football @ Shawnee 7:30

    Sept. 24
    FFM 5k run/walk 9:00
    HCHS volleyball @ Anderson Tourney TBA
    HCHS Cross Country @ Horse Park 10:00

    Sept. 27
    HCHS girls golf Regional tourney @ Midland Trail HCHS boys golf regional tourney @ Boone Links
    NCKC Cross Country Championship @ Williamstown 5:00
    HCHS boys soccer vs. Carroll 6:00