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Today's Sports

  • Warriors whip Brown, St. Francis

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville for back-to-back road games with Brown and St. Francis and came away with two blowout wins to get back on track after a couple of heavy defeats last week.

    The Warriors used defensive pressure and good 3-point shooting to beat Brown 86-62.

    The Warriors outscored the Bears 23-16 in the first quarter and 18-13 in the second quarter to lead 41-29 at halftime.

  • Warriors win classic rivalry game

    sports@hclocal.com

    The first meeting of the Eminence Warriors and Henry County Wildcats Dec. 6 in the EHS gym was a classic game in the long history of the rivalry. The teams played intensely and defense won out over offense for the most part as both teams struggled to get off an open shot.

    But the Warriors went on one big run in the game and it happened to come at the end.

  • Poor start dooms Wildcats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats in a District 31 matchup Friday night and fell 71-53.

    Gallatin County started the game on fire from long range as they hit four 3-pointers on their first four possessions. They would add two more long bombs before the first period was over and led 26-9 going into the second period.

  • EHS girls fall to Gallatin, Lloyd

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team is still searching for their first win of the season but the team is showing marked improvement after games against district rival Gallatin county and NCKC rival Lloyd Memorial last week.

    The Warriors hosted Gallatin County Dec. 5 and led after the first period by a score of 9-6.

    Emilie Ethington got things started with a drive to the basket with 7:22 left to make it 2-0. After Gallatin tied the score, Tavi West hit a 3-pointer to make it 5-2.

  • Lady Cats get first win against...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got their first victory of the season Saturday in the Lady Cat Classic against Southern High School as they defeated the Lady Trojans 59-48.

    Henry County got off to a slow start as Southern led 6-3 after two straight steals that were converted into layups.

    But Katherine Buckler’s 3-pointer with 2:54 left in the first period tied the score at eight.

  • Warriors trounce Trimble County...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors sustained a 94-69 loss to open the season at district-rival Gallatin County Nov. 28, but bounced back Saturday to defeat Trimble County 90-49 in their home opener.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 17-7 lead against Gallatin County before the Wildcats came storming back to lead 22-18 at the end of the opening period. The Wildcats’ momentum continued into the second period when they outscored the Warriors 32-19 in the fast-paced, press and run game.

  • Injury bug plagues Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season with two returning starters, Savannah Medley and Maddie Hensley, sidelined by knee injuries and by the end of their second game had lost another returning starter to a possible knee injury.

    The Lady Cats opened at Kentucky Country Day Nov. 28 and lost to the Bearcats 44-38.

    Henry County opened the game well and took a 14-5 lead into the second quarter.

  • EHS girls fall to Owen, Trimble

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    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team opened the season with a home game against the Owen County Lady Rebels Nov. 28. The much taller Lady Rebels used their inside game to defeat the Warriors 63-38. The twin towers of Abby Clifton and Molly Gamble combined to score 40 of the Lady Rebels’ 63 points.

    The Warriors played the Lady Rebels evenly to open the game and were tied at 6-6 before Owen County went on a 10-0 run to lead 16-6 at the end of the first period.

  • Wildcats survive Wolverines...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Frankfort Friday to take on Western Hills and came away with a 63-61 win.

    The Wildcats built a 15 point lead in the third quarter before Western Hills came all the way back to tie it in the final period.

    Western Hills tied the score with 1:07 left in the game on a 3-pointer.

    Zach Hinkel answered with a drive to the basket that resulted in a 3-point play to restore the Wildcats’ lead.

  • HCHS cheerleaders win region

    The Henry County High school cheerleading team won the Eighth Region all-girl, large team division at the Eighth Region Cheer competition at Anderson County Saturday. The squad will move on to the state competition at the All-Tech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this Saturday. They will compete at 12:50 p.m.