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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats squeak by Atherton, 23-...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Atherton Rebels Friday night for homecoming and held on for a two-point win after building a 21-7 lead.

    The Wildcats pounded the ball between the tackles most of the night as they grounded out three sustained drives while Atherton relied on big plays to stay in the game.

    Henry County’s first touchdown drive started at the Atherton 48 late in the first period after the Wildcats recovered a fumble on a screen pass.

  • Lady Cats beat Frankfort, CCHS

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Frankfort Lady Panthers Sept. 10 and came away with a 6-0 victory.

    Janey Thompson got the Lady Cats off to a fast start when she slotted home from the right side after receiving a pass from Mikaela Flowers with 33:07 left in the first half.

    Two minutes later Flowers scored a goal of her own from 13 yards out after receiving a through ball from Presley Crowe.

  • HCHS blanks Eagles, 8-0

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Portland Christian Eagles Sept. 10 and got off to a flying start with three goals in the first eight minutes on their way to a 8-0 win.

    With 33:43 left in the first half, Christian Ramos got the Wildcats started with a shot from 18 yards out that beat the keeper at the left post. Parker Stephens assisted on the play.

    Stephens went from provider to goal scorer with 33:05 left when he received an outstanding cross from Dylan Hedrick and hit a one-touch shot from 10 yards out to make it 2-0.

  • EHS defeats Carroll, 3-0

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers in an important district seeding match and came away with a 3-0 win.

    The Warriors won the first set 25-11, the second 25-17 and the third 25-20.

  • Hensley leads golf team to...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County at the Henry County Country Club Sept. 10 and came away with a 185-225 victory on senior day for Maddie Hensley and Nikki Perkinson.

    Hensley led the Lady Cats with a 37. Perkinson shot 43, Carleigh Peyton shot 46 and Hannah Merowelli shot 59.

  • Warriors defeated by Carroll, 45...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Friday night to take on the Carroll County Panthers and fell hard after starting the year 3-0.

    The Warriors reached the Panther five-yard line after a successful fake punt pass to Eli Montero and a diving catch by Mano Saunders on third and 15.

    “Our first drive was promising,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “We made it to the five-yard line before it stalled out.”

  • Lady Cats defeated By Anderson,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Anderson County Sept., 12 and fell to the Lady Bearcats 2-1.

    The Lady Cats fell behind early in the first set, 3-0, but came back to tie the score at 8-8 on a stuff block by Sydney Rayner. That started a 5-0 run that saw Rachel Jump get a kill along with Raymer.

    But Anderson came back immediately to take a 14-13 lead.

    From there it was back and forth as neither team could establish dominance. With the score tied 17-17 the Lady Bearcats scored three points in a row to lead 20-17.

  • HCHS boys finish fifth at Grant...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Eagle Creek Golf Course for the Grant County Invitational and came away with a fifth place finish after shooting a 318.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 72, which was good for a tie for fourth place. Isaac Klempner shot 73 to tie for sixth place. Will Peyton shot 84 and Wyatt Pittman shot 89 to round out the scoring. Maddox Klempner shot 94 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Horse...

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    The Henry County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park for the Franklin County Invitational Saturday to get a feel for the course that hosts the state meet.

    Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats and Jackson Fischer set a personal record (PR).

    In the middle school race Dillon Downey had an outstanding race with a 19th place finish in a field of 131 runners.

  • 18th Annual Friends for Michael...

     The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Association held its 18th annual golf scramble at Henry County Country Club Sept. 12.

    Many familiar faces showed up to support the cause of helping those with spinal cord injuries. There were also several new groups. Longtime friends and new friends alike enjoyed beautiful weather, a great golf course and lunch provided by Our Best Restaurant.