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Today's Sports

  • Samples bags first deer
  • Lady Cats go 1-1 in final week

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    The Henry County Lady Cats closed the regular season with two games on the road last week. Monday night they traveled to take on the Frankfort Lady Panthers and came away with a 3-1 win. Wednesday night they traveled to Shelbyville to take on the Collins Lady Titans and fell 4-1.

    HCHS 3 Frankfort 1

    The Lady Cats started slow but came on strong against the Lady Panthers.

  • Lady Cats fall to Western Hills...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats’ volleyball team traveled to Frankfort Oct. 7 to take on the Western Hills Lady Wolverines and fell 25-20, 25-23, 25-18.

    “I felt like we were very evenly matched in this one,” Coach Katie Ruff said. “However, at times, we lacked focus and desire to win.”

    The coach did point out some positive play by several players.

  • Lady Cats down Carroll

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Sept. 30 and came away with 3-0 victory despite a lackluster first half. The team also welcomed back top scorer Rachel Vegh from a two-week layoff due to injury. Vegh played sparingly as she works her way back from a knee injury but managed to score with 21:19 left in the game.

    The first half ended scoreless despite the fact that the Lady Cats possessed the ball for almost the entire 40-minute period but produced few clear-cut scoring chances.

  • Warriors down Gallatin

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    The Eminence Warriors dropped two of three matches last week but got the one that mattered most as they defeated Gallatin County 3-2 to earn the second seed in the 31st District tournament. The Warriors started the week with a heartbreaking defeat in an entertaining and exciting 2-1 loss to Bullitt Central and ended the week with a 2-0 loss to Spencer County.

    Bullitt Central 2 EHS 1

  • Peyton wins Regional Championship

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    MacKenzie Peyton has won a lot of golf tournaments in her high school career but two, the regional and state championships, have eluded her. Peyton can reduce her wish list to just one item after winning the Region Five golf championship in a one-hole playoff with Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart on Sept. 29 at Midland Trail Golf Course in Louisville.

  • Wildcats fall to Panthers

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ soccer team hosted the Carroll County Panthers Sept. 30 in the final regular season district matchup of the season. With the teams playing to a 1-1 draw that was decided on penalty kicks after overtime just a few nights before, the game promised to be an exciting matchup between the district’s two top teams.

    For 60 minutes it was just that as the Panthers got a lone goal midway through the first half in a game that was tight until then.

  • Raiders run past Warriors

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Trimble County Raiders on homecoming night Friday night hoping to get their first win of the season, but it was not to be as the Raiders scored 28 first half points to put the game away early.

    The first quarter was played fairly evenly as Eminence took the opening kick and got a big 17-yard run from Cameron Mathis on second and 14. A Raider defender was called for a 15-yard face mask penalty to put the Warriors in Trimble territory at the 44-yard line.

  • HCHS Soccer Senior Night

    The Henry County girls’ and boys’ soccer teams honored their seniors with a senior night celebration Sept. 30 between games of a doubleheader with Carroll County.

  • Henry's loss to Gallatin...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats dropped three matches last week culminating with an upset by Gallatin County. The loss to the Lady Wildcats left Henry County with a 4-4 record and the third seed in the district tournament.

    The Lady Cats started the week with a 3-1 loss at Carroll County Sept. 30. The following night they lost to Collins 2-0 in what coach Katie Ruff felt was the team’s best performance of the week and then returned home for a disappointing 3-2 loss to Gallatin County.

    Gallatin 3 HCHS 2