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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats beat Rebels, 63-65

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Owenton Thursday night for their final district seeding game of the season and came away with a 63-56 win.

    The Wildcats were aggressive going to the rim from the outset and got some timely long-range shots in a game HCHS Coach Enoch Welch called “complete” except for free throw shooting.

    The Wildcats led 16-11 after the first period.

  • Wildcats defeat Warriors in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors in the second round of the county rivalry Jan. 17 and came away with a convincing 73-62 win to avenge a loss to the Warriors early in the season.

    Both teams wore Army jerseys to honor the men and women who serve in that branch of our military and Army recruiters were involved in a half court shootout between students of the schools at halftime.

  • EHS girls get historic win over...

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team won their first game against a district opponent since joining the 31st district in 2011 when they knocked off the Henry County Lady Cats, 49-36, Jan. 17 at Henry County.

    The Warriors opened the game with a basket from Madison Dockter in the paint before Henry County’s Kaylee Tingle answered with a 3-pointer to give the Lady Cats their only lead of the game.

  • Warriors beat Carroll in OT

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carroll County Friday night and pulled out a 70-68 overtime win over Carroll County that guaranteed the Panthers will play in the four-five seed game in the 31st district tournament. With only one district game left the Panthers cannot get enough wins to reach teh 2-3 seed game.

    The game was close throughout as both teams scored 13 points in the first period before the Warriors managed to eke out a 2-point advantage at 29-27 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Oldham County Thursday night and fell to the Lady Colonels 68-32.

    The Lady Colonels jumped out to a 23-5 lead after the first period as they used full court pressure defense and good outside shooting to establish their dominance.

    The Lady Cats were able to hold Oldham to 17 points in the second period but scored only nine to trail 40-14 at halftime.

  • Warriors reach semis of All A...

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    The Eminence Warriors took on the Owen County Rebels at Walton-Verona in the opening round of the Eighth Region All A Classic Jan. 10 and came away with a 53-43 win over their district rivals.

    The game was not a thing of beauty as both teams played good defense and could not find their shooting eye.

    The Warriors got the scoreboard first with two baskets from Kemryn Jenkins to lead 4-0 with 5:24 left in the opening period.

  • Williams named to Hall of Fame

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    Former Henry County High School teacher and coach Donnie Williams was inducted into the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame Saturday in Louisville.

    Williams was the head baseball coach at Henry County for 14 seasons as well as coaching basketball for several seasons. He finished his coaching career with seven seasons as the head baseball coach at Shelby County High School.

    Williams compiled 270 wins in his career and his last team at Shelby County finished as runners-up in the state.

  • Wildcats drop two

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Shepherdsville Thursday night for a game with the Bullitt Central Cougars and came out on the wrong end of an overtime game.

    The Wildcats got off to a slow start as Bullitt Central jumped out to a 13-10 after one period. The wildcats’ offense continued to be sluggish in the second period as the Cougars outscored them 10-7 to lead 23-17 at halftime.

  • EHS girls defeat Lady Aces

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    The Warriors traveled to Cloverport Friday night to take on the Lady Aces of Frederick Fraize and used a third quarter scoring outburst to cruise to a 12-point win.

    The Warriors led 16-14 after the first period even though the Lady Aces jumped out to a 5-0 lead to start the game.

    The Warriors fell behind again in the second period but were able to tie the score at 29 by halftime.

  • Lady cats beat North, Seneca

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    The Henry County Lady Cats picked up their third win of the season Jan. 10 when they hosted the North Oldham Lady Mustangs.

    The Lady Cats led 10-9 at the end of the first period. They extended the lead to five points at 25-20 going into halftime. Jessie Archer led the Lady Cats with eight first-half points. Aleah Tuggle and Haley Miles chipped in five points each in the opening half.

    North Oldham outscored the Lady Cats 12-9 in the third period to pull within two at 34-32 going into the fourth period.