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Today's Sports

  • Cross Country Cats compete at...

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    The Henry County cross country team travelled to Williamstown for the North Central Kentucky Conference championships Sept. 27 and came away with some of their best performances of the year on a tough, hilly 5k course.

    In the girls race seventh-grader Kayla Harger challenged for the win but came up a few seconds short and finished third in 21:59. The winner, Ashley Akins from Walton-Verona, finished in 21:53 and the second place finisher, Kalyn Hurles, also from Walton-Verona finished in 21:55.

  • Bengals keep rolling

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals youth football teams continued their dominant run through the 2016 season last week.

    The Bengals beat Kentucky Country Day 50-9 Sept. 21. They followed that up Sept. 14 with a 51-0 win over the Eastern Colts.

  • Henry County elementary XC meet

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    The Henry County Cross Country team hosted an elementary race at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park Thursday.

    Kennedy Brown of New Castle Elementary won the girls race, which covered one mile in a time of 7:51. Trinity Crow of Eastern elementary finished second in 8:03.

    Eastern won the team title with 22 points. New Castle was second with 54 points and Campbellsburg was third with 59 points.

    Dallon Fitzgerald of New Castle Elementary won the boys race in 7:03. Jonah White, also of New Castle was second in 7:20.

  • EMS volleyball wins NCKC

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    The Eminence Middle School volleyball team won the NCKC tournament Sept. 24. They defeated Owen County 2-0 in the first round, Henry County 2-0 in the second round and Tichenor 2-0 in the semifinals. In the championship match the Warriors came from behind to defeat Trimble County 2-1.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Horse...

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday to run in the Franklin County Invitational. It is one of two regular season races at the site of the state meet course.
    Keegan Kurtz led the way for the boys with a time of 19:50 and Ella White placed the girls in a time of 23:50.

  • Net Cats fall to Spencer; play...

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Spencer County Lady Bears Thursday night and fell 25-16, 25-23.
    The Lady Cats played from a five-point deficit early in the first set and were able recover but Spencer pulled away.
    The second set went back and forth the entire way with Henry County leading at several points but the Lady Bears came back in the end to pull out a 25-23 win.
    HCHS Coach Kara Capps was pleased that her team played better after a disappointing match against Eminence earlier in the week.

  • Hensley, Lady Cats runners-up in...

    The Henry County Lady Cats finished second in the NCKC tournament Sept. 27 at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw.
    Henry County got personal bests from four of five golfers and Maddie Hensley shot 74 to finish second by one stroke to Trimble County’s Brooke Huff. Owen County won the title with a four-person score of 331. Henry County’s team score was 360. Trimble County finished third with a score of 393.

  • Wildcats beat Owen; Fall to...

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted Owen County Sept. 27 and played what Coach Adam Knust called the “half of the year” as they scored three first half goals and then held on for a 3-1 victory.
    DJ Aneszko scored the Wildcats’ first goal just six minutes into the contest when he received a ball over the top of the defense and shot from about 15 yards on the right side into the bottom left corner of the goal.

  • 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.