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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats host tourney

    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team was unable to keep its recent run of good performances going against Owen County Thursday night. The visiting Lady Rebels won their second district match against the Lady Cats 3-0.
    Henry County opened well against the Lady Rebels and jumped out to a 7-3 lead in the first set but the Lady Rebels came back with six straight points to lead 9-7.
    Owen County built their lead to seven points at 16-9 and continued to dominate the rest of the first set as they went on to win 25-16.

  • Warriors fall to Panthers in...

    The Eminence Warriors’ game with Carroll County started Friday night in Carrollton looking like it might be a grind it out defensive affair but quickly turned into a scoring fest late in the first quarter.
    Special teams breakdowns cost the Warriors two touchdowns and proved to be the difference in the 48-38 loss.

  • Lady Cats win two district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats continued their strong run of matches last week with wins over district rivals, Carroll County and Gallatin County. Henry County moved to 3-1 in district seeding games with the victories.
    The Lady Cats defeated Carroll County at home Sept. 6, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20.
    The Lady Cats got off to a strong start in the first set but Carroll County came storming back to make it close.

  • Wildcats fall to Bearcats

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    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Walton-Verona Friday night to take on the Bearcats and got off to a slow start that doomed them to a three-touchdown loss.

    “We turned the ball over early and they took advantage of that,” HCHS Coach Jason Spencer said. “They got a safety on a strip-sack on our first possession and then we had to kickoff from the 20 and they had good field position that led to their first touchdown.”

  • EHS gets first district win

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    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team picked up their first district win of the season at home against Gallatin County Sept. 6.

    The Warriors won the first two sets in convincing fashion with the outcome being 25-14 in both sets.

    The Warriors got strong net play from Keliegh Byers, Madison Sweeney and Sarah Byant and setting and passing from Emilie Ethington, Daphna Dale and Ruthie Satterly in both sets as they dominated from the very beginning.

  • HCHS gets first win at Grant...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville Sept. 6 to take on the Pleasure Ridge Park Lady Panthers and fell 4-3.

    The Lady Cats struck first in the game when Megan Abney scored 12 minutes into the game after dribbling through the defense to get into a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper.

    The Lady Cats added to their lead when Savannah Medley was fouled just outside the 18-yard box. Abney took the free kick from about 23 yards away and netted her second goal of the game.

  • Wildcats fall to Walton

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Walton-Verona for a soccer game Sept. 7 and fell to the Bearcats 6-1.

    Walton jumped on Henry County for three early goals and never looked back. They added one more goal late in the first half and scored two more in the second.

    Henry County got a late goal from DJ Aneszko to avoid a shutout.

    HCHS Coach Adam Knust thought his team had their poorest start to a game of the season.

  • HCHS splits two matches

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    The Henry County Wildcats golf team played a home match against Carroll County Sept. 7 and came away with a 171-185 victory.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 38, Luke Kent shot 41, Isaac Klempner shot 43 and Will Peyton totaled 49. Wyatt Pittman shot 50 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

    Henry County was able to play its entire team in this match and Luke Hall shot 53 while Tyler Massey shot 54. Massey and Hall outscored Carroll’s sixth and seventh golfers by 11 strokes.

  • XC Cats run at North Oldham

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    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Goshen Saturday for North Oldham’s Rumble through the Jungle Invitational meet at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    After a strong showing at Shelby County that saw most of the team improve their personal best times, the Wildcats took a step back for the most part according to Coach DeeDee New.

  • Lady Cats host tri-match

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    The Henry County Lady Cats have been on the road most of the season but Thursday afternoon, they finally played a home match against Walton-Verona and Collins. Collins edged the Lady Cats by one stroke to win the match while Walton came in a distant third.

    Collins totaled 188 strokes by their top four players while Henry County totaled 189. Walton’s score was 235.