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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats pick up two district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors Dec. 4 and defeated their district rivals, 47-37, after falling behind early.

    The Warriors got off to a strong start when Emilie Ethington hit a 3-pointer on their first possession of the game. The long-range bomb put Ethington over the 1,000-point mark for her career and brought a momentary halt to the game as she was presented a game ball to commemorate the occasion.

    After the stoppage, Ethington hit two free throws to make it 5-0 with 5:29 left in the opening period.

  • Wildcats defeat Frankfort...

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    The Henry County Wildcats got their first victory of the season when they hosted Frankfort Christian Dec. 4.

    After a slow start, the Wildcats poured it on in the second half to pull away from the 11th Region school.

    The Royals poured in 21 points to just 15 for the Wildcats in the first period. Sophomore Zachary Semones did most of the damage as he scored 16 of the 21 points. He would go on to score 43 for the game.

    The Wildcats improved in the second period and outscored the Royals 24-17 to lead 39-38 at halftime.

  • Warriors beat Crusaders

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    The Eminence Warriors got their first victory of the season Saturday afternoon as they defeated the visiting June Buchanan Crusaders on basket by Bryce Sipes with eight seconds to go.

    The Warriors took a 7-2 lead in the first period as Sipes hit a layup, Josh Dotson scored on a put back and Sipes hit a 3-pointer after a Crudsader basket.

    But the Crusaders came back with a 6-1 run to tie it at eight with 3:44 left in the period.

  • EHS lose to Lloyd, 70-57

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Erlanger Thursday night to take on the Lloyd Memorial Lady Juggernauts in a North Central Kentucky Conference matchup and came away with a 70-57 defeat.

    Eminence started strong and led 13-7 at the end of the first period.

    “We played well early on,” EHS Coach Jerry Skeeter said. “We played really good defense in the first period.”

  • EHS wins two of four

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team opened the season with two important district seeding games and fell on the road to Gallatin County Nov. 27 and at home to Owen County the following night.

    Gallatin 70 EHS 54

    The Warriors started strong against the Lady Wildcats and led by 10 points at one time before settling for a 16-13 lead at the end of the first period.

  • Lady Cats come back

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    The Henry County Lady Cats led for three periods in their season opener against visiting Dayton before falling behind in the fourth quarter by as much as six points only to come back in dramatic fashion to win 58-56.

    Senior Madison Dockter led the way for the Lady Cats with 18 of her game-high 29 coming in the final period.

    The Lady Cats got six points from Docktor and five points from Kaylee Tingle in the opening period as well as a 3-pointer from Ella White to take a 14-11 lead at the end of the first period.

  • Bearcats defeat Wildcats

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    The Henry County Wildcats opened the 2018-19 season by hosting Anderson County Nov. 27. The Wildcats got off to a slow offensive start and never recovered as Anderson County built a 16-point first half lead before hanging on to win by 15.

    It took two minutes for the first basket this season in the Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium to be scored. It was a 3-pointer that gave Anderson County a lead they would relinquish only once in the game a few minutes later.

  • Warriors drop two games

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    The Eminence Warriors opened the season at home against Shelby County Friday and fell to the Rockets 75-34.

    Shelby County scored the first six points of the game before Marshall Mettin hit a runner in the lane for the Warriors’ first two points of the season. The Rockets went on to lead 16-8 at the end of the first period.

  • HC swimmers improving

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    The Henry County Wildcats swim team participated in their second meet of the year at the Family Activity Center in Shelbyville Nov. 28. The Swim Cats competed against Collins and Oldham, Shelby and Spencer counties and came away with a fourth place overall finish. The girls team was third of four teams while the boys were fourth of five teams.

  • Hosey on target with USA Dream...

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    Hayley Hosey, a senior at Henry County High School, is beginning her second season as a member of the USA Compound Archery Junior Dream team after trying out last November and making the team as an alternate.

    It has been an eventful year since then. Hosey moved from an alternate to a full-fledged member of the team for her second season and has competed across the country in high level archery events. She has competed in Tennessee, Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina and Kentucky.