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Today's Sports

  • Busy opening week pays of for...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats started the season with three tournaments in five days.

    The Lady Cats followed up their opening tournament in the Lady Rocket Invitational July 28 by returning to Shelbyville July 31 to play in the Lady Titans Invitational at Shelbyville Country Club. On Aug. 1, they traveled to Bowling Green to play in the Greenwood Invitational.

  • Jerry Skeeter to lead EHS girls

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    Jerry Skeeter has been named the new girls basketball coach at Eminence High School. Skeeter replaces Zach Adair who has taken an assistant coaching position with the Warriors’ boys basketball program. Skeeter will teach physical education and health as well as coaching basketball.

  • Sports Briefs

    Hadden wins Charger Open

    HCHS sophomore Alex Hadden won the Charger Open at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Shepherdsville Friday after shooting an even par 72. Hadden played as an individual in the event.

    Hadden was two over par after eight holes but played the last 10 holes in two under par.

    Hadden also played in the Cooper Classic in Fort Mitchell Aug. 1 and finished in a three-way tie for third after shooting a 75. 

  • HC boys golf opens with Shelby...

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team made their 2017 debut in the Rocket Invitational held at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville Monday.

    The Wildcats played against a field of high caliber golf teams and made a respectable showing with sophomore Alex Hadden shooting 74 to earn second place. A bogey on his final hole left Hadden one stroke short of forcing a playoff for first place.

  • Lady Cats tee of at Shelby

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    The Henry County Lady Cat golf team opened the 2017 season at the Lady Rocket Invitational Friday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Cats finished 14th out of 20 teams that featured many of the top teams in the state.

    Sacred Heart won the competition with a team score of 320. Madison Central and Ryle High School tied for second at 332.

  • EHS football not in playoffs

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    Eminence High School has decided not to participate in district play during the upcoming football season but will still play a complete 10-game schedule.

  • Amis named EHS boys coach

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    Former Breathitt County coach Robert Amis has been hired to lead the Eminence Warriors boys basketball program.

    Amis replaces Jason Mays who was hired in early June to be the new head coach, but later accepted the position of associate head coach at Kentucky Wesleyan University in early July. Zach Adair, who has been the EHS girls head coach for the last three seasons, will be Amis’ assistant coach.

  • Sports Briefs

     Fishing tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club will host a fishing tournament Saturday Aug. 12. The Kids tournament will be from 8 a.m. to noon and there is no entry fee.

    The adult tournament will start at 7 p.m. and end at 7 a.m. Aug 13. The entry fee for adults is $20. All people on the premises during the adult tournament must be registered to fish.

    Contact Tom Eldridge at (502) 257-4188 for more information.

  • Preseason practices in full swing

    Boys and girls across the county braved the hot tempatures over the last two weeks to begin preparing for the upcoming fall sports season. Volleyball, football, cross country, golf, and soccer players are all nearing the start date for the 2017 season.

  • Sharpshooters are YHEC champs

     Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    The Henry County Sharpshooters Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) team traveled to Bardstown on June 24 to compete for the state championship and returned the senior division trophy to Henry County for the fifth straight year.  The junior team also repeated as state runner-ups for the second year in a row.