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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats pounce on Gallatin...

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened their season at Spencer County on Aug. 19 against the Spencer County Bears and trailed at halftime 2-1. But the game was suspended when there was an electrical failure and it became too dark to continue. The remainder of the game will be rescheduled at a later date.

    That made the Wildcats second game on Aug. 21 at district rival Gallatin County their first official game of the season. The Wildcats established themselves as district title contenders with a convincing 5-1 victory.

  • Sports Brief-Cornerstone...

    Cornerstone Christian Academy of Shelbyville will host a fall basketball camp each Saturday in September beginning Saturday September 6 through Saturday September 27.

    The camp is for both boys and girls. The morning session is grades K thru 5th grade from 9 a.m. to noon. The afternoon session is grades 6th thru 12th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The camp will be led by college coaches and Cornerstone Coaches Chris Armstrong and Jason Bradshaw.

  • EMS Warriors defeat Gallatin...
  • Peyton wins at Bullitt East

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    Henry County Lady Cat golfer MacKenzie Peyton fired a 67 in tough conditions to win the Bullitt East Invitational at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Shepardsville on Saturday. Maddie Hensley shot an 80 to finish 11th in a field of 98 players.

    Peyton finished ahead of regional rivals Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart who had a score of 69 and Madison Thomas of Shelby County who shot 71. It was her second win in a large invitational tournament of the season.

  • Wildcats' golf team falls...

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team traveled to Wheatley Golf Course on Aug. 19 to take on the Carroll County Panthers and fell 159 to 197 as the host Panthers had one of their best team scores in a long time.

    Alex Hadden led the way for the Wildcats and took top individual honors with a 38. Isaac Klempner shot 48, Jakob Beckley shot 57 and Dustin Love carded a 57. Adam Kent shot 58 and Conor Lyons had a 56, but did not figure in the team scoring.

  • Lady Cats fall to Spencer,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the 2014 season with a 2-1 loss to Spencer County Lady Bearson Aug. 18.

    The Lady Cats opened tentatively in game one as Spencer jumped out to a 5-1 lead. The Lady Cats began to play better after that and the game stayed close until Lady Bears scored on two consecutive aces to go up 16-9. The Lady Cats never got closer than six points the rest of the way and Spencer eventually pulled away to the final 10-point margin.

  • Wildcats start season with loss...

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    The Henry County Wildcat boys’ golf team got off to a rocky start with a loss at Trimble County on Aug. 12, but came back for a victory over Gallatin County last Thursday.

    Trimble County 205 HCHS 206

    The Wildcats traveled to Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford for the match of the season and found the hilly course difficult.

    The Raiders chose to hold the match on the back nine and the Wildcats had never seen that part of the course and struggled with many blind tee shots.

  • Lady Cats fall to Collins; 6th...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats’ golf team hosted Collins on Aug. 13 without the services of MacKenzie Peyton, who traveled to Northern Kentucky to play in the Notre Dame Invitational against some of the top players in the Kentucky and Ohio.

    The Lady Cats’ fell to the Lady Titans 198-206 with eighth-grader Maddie Hensely leading the way with a 40. Hensley was low scorer by five strokes for either team. Mary Borders and Clair Watts led Collins, each shooting 45.

  • And away we go! Fall sports...

    This week the fall sports season really kicks into gear as all the local teams except cross country have contests scheduled.

    Once again I stare at my master schedule for the upcoming season and am filled with a mixture of excitement and wonder.

    The excitement comes from the possibilities ahead for our local teams.

    The wonder? Well, I just wonder how I’m going cover to it all.

    As usual I will depend on coaches to fill me in on away contests while I do my best to be in three places at once some evenings for home competitions.

  • EMS Warriors split first two...

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    The Eminence Middle School football team opened the season Thursday with a 20-18 loss at home to Shelby East. Elijah Montero ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns for the Warriors.

    On Saturday the Warriors hosted Trimble County and came away 32-12 winners.

    Montero had both a kickoff and punt return for touchdowns.

    Quarterback Braedin Hinkley also had an improved outing, connecting with Deandre Wright for a 45-yard touchdown pass.