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Today's Sports

  • Hadden shoots 33 in loss to...

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    Henry County Wildcat Alex Hadden had to know it was going to be a special round of golf on Thursday afternoon after he birdied two of the first three holes in a match with the Carroll County Panthers.

    Hadden went on to record one more birdie on number eight at the Henry County Country Club and finished with a 3-under total of 33 to take individual honors in the match.

  • Cross Country Cats open season...

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    The Henry County Cross country team got their season underway Saturday when they traveled to Shelbyville to compete in the Shelby county Invitational.

    Coach Ricky Drawbaugh said the Cats used the meet to set baselines for the season.

    “Our goal for this weekend was to see where we are,” Drawbaugh said. “We wanted to just get a time for each runner.

  • Warriors rout Evangel Christian...

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    The Eminence Warriors were back in action Friday evening taking on the Evangel Christian Lady Eagles. The Warriors were looking to get back on the winning track after a disappointing loss to their rivals from Henry County and they did just that in defeating Evangel 25-8, 25-9.

    The Warriors were never seriously threatened in the game and were able to get some experience from several players who haven’t seen a lot of varsity action.

  • Lady Cats romp over Jeffersontown

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Jeffersontown Thursday night to take on the Lady Chargers and came out with an 8-0 win after a slow start.

    “We had to try to navigate through Hurstbourne Lane traffic at rush hour which is near impossible,” Coach Shelby Pfeiffer said. “We arrived at 5:50 and the referees only gave us 15 minutes from the time we stepped off the bus. So, once again, we started shaky. But finally once we settled down the goals started coming.”

  • Wildcats pummel Panthers

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    The Henry County Wildcat football team hosted the Carroll County Panthers Friday night and came away with a 49-13 victory that was not as close as the score indicated. The Wildcats scored five first half touchdowns to lead 35-0 at halftime.

    After Carroll County recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff they were stopped on their first drive and forced to punt.

  • Golden Eagles fly past EHS

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    The Shawnee Golden Eagles were inhospitable hosts to the Eminence Warriors on Friday as they used big plays to win 50-14.

    “We started off on the wrong foot,” said Coach Paul McDowell. “We threw an interception on the first series and they returned it for a touchdown. Then we had two screen passes that were thrown behind the receiver and counted as fumbles and they recovered both of those and eventually scored off those turnovers.”

  • Lady Cats get first win at Owen

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    The Henry County Lady Cat volleyball team went on the road and got their first win of the season against district rival Owen County Thursday night. After dropping their first two home matches last week the Lady Cats got improved play from just about everybody in taking the match by scores of 25-17, 23-25, 25-16.

    In the first game the Lady Cats got ahead early and held off the Lady Rebels easily to go up 1-0.

  • Warriors down Lady Demons; fall...

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    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons on Aug. 26 and came away with a hard fought 2-1 win.

    The Warriors fell behind early in the opening game when Williamstown went 6-3, but the Warriors reeled off four straight points on Kennedy Fitzgerald’s serve to go up 7-6. Destany Crawford had a kill in the run and Fitzgerald had an ace.

  • Lady Cats down Rebels

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy week on area golf courses starting Aug. 25 at Sugar Bay in Warsaw where they took on Williamstown and Gallatin County.

    Coach William Peyton was pleased that his team played well there because it is the site of this year’s NCKC tournament. Gallatin and Williamstown did not have full teams at the match but the Lady Cats shot one of their lowest totals of the season with a score of 172.

  • Wildcats lose to Rebels

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team hosted the Owen County Rebels on Aug. 26 and lost 162 to 199 on a hot muggy day that required coaches to allow water breaks in the shade. The heat index on the course was near 100 degrees according to coach Steve Galyon.

    Alex Hadden led the team scoring for the Cats with a 39. Isaac Klempner followed with a 48. Adam Kent carded a 55. Jakob Buckley and Dustin Love both shot 57. Connor Lyons shot 60 but did not figure in the scoring.