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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats draw with Walton

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Walton Saturday night and came from two goals down to salvage a tie with the Bearcats.

    Henry County used high pressure on the Walton back line and good passing to dominate possession most of the first half but fell behind 2-0. 

    Walton’s first goal came about six minutes into the game on an excellent free kick goal from about 30 yards out. The kicker put the ball in the top left corner to give HCHS goalkeeper Quentin Wilson no chance of making a save.

  • EHS defeats Lady Raiders, 2-0

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team started off a busy opening week of the season with a home match against Spencer County Aug. 14.

    The Warriors got off to a good start as they took the first set 25-20. The set was close until the Warriors went on a 7-1 run to take a 23-16 lead. Madison Sweeney and Keleigh Byers had kills in the run and Emilie Ethington served up an ace.

  • Lady Cats defeat Lady Panthers,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team hosted Frankfort Thursday night and defeated the Lady Panthers 25-10, 25-4.

    Caitlyn Beutel went back to serve first for the Lady Cats and served four aces as Henry County jumped out to a 6-0 lead.

    Frankfort pulled within two at 8-6. Henry County won the serve back on a Frankfort hitting error after the teams traded points. Chaney New served as Henry County scored nine straight points to lead 16-7. New had four aces in the run and Kaylee Tingle had a kill.

  • Wildcats trounce Trimble

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    The Henry County boys golf team hosted Trimble County Aug. 14 in their first home match of the season and came away with a lopsided win.

    Isaac Klempner led the way for HCHS with a nine-hole score of 37. Will Peyton shot 39 while Luke Kent and Wyatt Pittman both shot 45. Tyler Massey shot 51 as the Wildcats fifth golfer.

    “We played well,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “I’m happy with our performance for the first match. We stayed focused even with some slow play that we are not used to.

  • HC Country Club hosts golf...

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    The Henry County Country Club Golf Headquarters Invitational golf tournament was held Saturday and Sunday with over 80 golfers from as far away as Bowling Green, Lebanon and St. Louis competing in six flights.

    Davis Boland of Louisville won the championship flight with a two-day total of 136, Matt Fuqua was second with a total of 139 and Aaron Tingle finished third with a 140.

  • Lady Cats go 1-2 in two matches

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    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team traveled to Shelbyville August 14 to take on Collins and Assumption at Shelbyville Country Club.

    Collins won the tri-match with a team score of 191. Henry County finished 14 strokes behind the Lady Titans but 20 strokes ahead of Assumption.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a 36, Nikki Perkinson scored a 45, Carleigh Peyton shot 58 and Hannah Marowelli recorded a 66.

    HCHS Coach Barney Sutley thought his team took a step back in this match.

  • O'Nan takes world junior...

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    Seth O’Nan had some unfinished business when he and his family traveled to St. George, Utah, for the National Horseshoe Pitching Association world championships last month.

    O’Nan, 14, of Defoe finished tied for first last year but lost in a playoff. This year, O’Nan wanted to take the next step and become champion in the junior division. O’Nan did just that, going 7-0 in the finals to dominate and bring the world title home to Henry County. O’Nan also has three state junior titles to his name.

  • Wildcats finish 8th in Pikeville...

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    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort Aug. 8 to compete in the Franklin Flyer Classic tournament. In a large field of 23 teams, the Wildcats finished 10th with a score of 345.

    Alex Hadden had a top-ten finish with a 76. Isaac Klempner shot 84, Luke Kent shot 90 and Tyler Massey shot 95. Maddox Klempner played the team’s fifth player and shot 102.

    HCHS Coach Ben Roberts had mixed feelings about the result.

  • Lady Cats rout Walton-Verona

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Aug. 7 to take on the Walton-Verona Bearcats and came away with a 177 to 261 victory. Maddie Hensley led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Nikki Perkinson shot 41, Hannah Marowelli shot 46 and Carleigh Peyton shot 53.

    HCHS Coach Barney Sutley liked what he saw in the team’s first duel match of the season after opening with three tournaments the previous week.

  • Sports briefs

     Scramblin’ for Greg Davis

    The Scramblin’ for Greg Davis golf scramble will be held Sept. 30 at the Henry County Country Club at 8 a.m.

    The golf scramble honors the memory of 16-year Greg Davis who died in an ATV accident and benefits Henry County FFA, underprivileged children and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

    Please preregister by Sept. 25.

    For more information contact Victoria Davis at vvogt0002@gmail.com.

    Friends for Michael Golf Scramble