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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats compete in Bluegrass...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Heritage Hills golf course Saturday to participate in the Bluegrass Invitational. After a rough outing at the Joy of Golf tournament last week, the Lady Cats were hoping to get back on track but it was not to be.

    The Lady Cats finished 12 out of 16 teams with a total score of 416. Maddie Hensley shot 88 to tie for 15th place. Nikki Perkinson shot 92, Carleigh Peyton shot 114 and Hannah Marowelli shot 122.

  • HCHS falls to Spencer

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Spencer County Aug. 23 and lost the nine-hole match 140 to 147.

    Isaac Klempner led the team with a 37, Alex Hadden shot 39, Will Peyton shot 45 and Wyatt Pittman was the final scoring golfer for HCHS. Tyler Massey played as the fifth golfer and shot 52.

    “We didn’t play bad but it wasn’t our best,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “We left some shots out there. But Spencer County credit. They are a really good team that is solid from one through five.”

  • Sports Briefs

     Hosey third in archery tournament

    Hayley Hosey placed third in the Junior Olympian Northern Region Archery Championships in Toledo Aug. 19 and 20. 

    This was Hosey’s first summer competing in the outdoor season for Junior Olympian. She is now working on her application for the Region Dream Team Camp to have an opportunity to work and train with elite archery coaches from around the country.

    Friends for Michael 5k run/walk and wheel

  • Boys soccer falls to Anderson

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Lawrenceburg Thursday night and were shutout by the Anderson County Bearcats 6-0.

    Anderson County scored three goals in each half to secure the win.

    “We came out flat,” HCHS Coach Brian Oerther said. “We did not play with the same intensity as in previous games. I don’t know if it was because of Jacob Sanders’ red card suspension or what.

  • Wildcats edge Colonels in...

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    The Henry County Wildcats gave their new coach, Matt Wright, a nice welcoming present as they came from behind to defeat the Oldham County Colonels Friday night, 20-14.

    The visiting Colonels threatened to score on their opening drive. 

    The Colonels started their first drive at their own 38-yard line and drove all the way to the Henry County five-yard line before settling for a 22-yard field goal attempt that sailed wide and gave Henry County possession at their own 20-yard line.

  • Lady Cats win over Spencer, 5-2

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    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team opened their season at home Aug. 14 with a 5-2 win over the Spencer County Lady Bears.

    The Lady Cats dominated possession from the outset and Janey Thompson got the first good scoring chance just four minutes into the game but her shot from the right side went high and wide.

  • Warriors blank Raiders, 28-0

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    The Eminence Warriors kicked off their football season with a road trip to Bedford Friday night to take on the Trimble County Raiders.

    Eminence led 6-0 after Eli Montero ran for a 78-yard touchdown in the first quarter.

    Trimble had a couple of great scoring chances that came up short during the first half, and the Warriors had several turnovers that kept from further scoring chances in the first half.

  • 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.