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  • EHS finishes season with three...

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    The Eminence Warriors finished the regular season on a high note with three consecutive blowout wins.

    The Warriors hosted St. Francis on Senior Night and got off to a fast start only to see the Wyverns hang around until a late run put the game away.

    The Warriors jumped on top 6-0 as Aaliyha Bailey scored on a put back and Emilie Ethington hit a 3-pointer before Bailey finished the run with a free throw.

  • Lady Cats close season with two...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats finished the regular season with two home games last week and came away with a pair of wins.

    The Lady Cats defeated Trimble County, 49-44, on senior night Feb. 12 with Madison Dockter dominating the inside game.

    The Lady Cats were playing without senior Kaylee Tingle who injured her knee against Jackson City Feb. 9. Tingle led the team in assists and was second leading scorer and rebounder.

    Dockter and her teammates made up for Tingle’s absence with the team’s trademark defense.

  • Wildcats beat Ludlow, 61-55

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    The Henry county Wildcats traveled to take on Ludlow Feb. 11 and came away with a 61-55 win. The Wildcats jumped out to a 16-8 lead at the end of the first period.

    The home team managed to stay in the game the rest of the way as both teams scored 14 points in the second period and 17 points in the third period. Ludlow outscored the Wildcats 16-14 in the final period to make the final margin six points.

  • Warriors lose two to end season

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Anderson County Feb. 12 on senior night and fell, 80-47 to the Bearcats.

    Anderson County got out to a 9-0 lead and at one point built their first period lead to 15-2.

    A drive to the basket for a score by Kris Dixon started a 9-4 run that saw the Warriors pull within eight at 19-11 going into the second period.

  • Golden to play softball at...

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    HCHS senior Gracie Golden signed a letter of intent to play softball at Cedarville University next year in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School library Friday.

    Golden, an infielder and the leadoff hitter for the Henry County Lady Cats last season said the Division II school in Ohio 30 miles east of Dayton is a good fit for her beyond the playing field.

  • McGill signs to play volleyball...

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    EHS senior Kiara McGill signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Midway University next season on Feb. 6 in a ceremony held in the EDHub at Eminence Public Schools.

    “I was going to Midway regardless,” McGill said. “I wasn’t really planning on playing volleyball, but they had open tryouts and I thought, ‘Why not?’”

  • Lady Cats hold off Warrior...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats built a big first half lead against the host Eminence Warriors Feb. 5 and then had to hold off EHS when they rallied from 16 points down to within just 2 points at the end of the third period.

    HCHS got off to a strong start as Madison Dockter scored on a layup and a post move in the first minute. Ella White followed with a layup to make it 6-0.

    Kenya Vargas got the Warriors on the scoreboard after a quick timeout from EHS Coach Jerry Skeeter when she got a steal and converted into a layup.

  • Wildcats vanquish district rival...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Carroll County Feb. 6 knowing already that they would face the Panthers in the district tournament. But that didn’t stop the teams from playing an intense game characteristic of a district rivalry.

    After a slow start by both teams, the Wildcats began to pull away in the first period.

    Dre Wright got the scoring started almost two minutes into the contest with a layup.

  • Tip in gives Warriors a win

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    Caleb Mathis’ only 2 points of the game gave the Eminence Warriors an exciting win at Beth Haven Feb. 5. Mathis scored on a tip in that proved to be the decisive basket in the last second of the game as the Warriors won 68-66.

    Beth Haven led 14-12 after the first period. The Bearcats continued to lead at halftime by a score of 35-29.

    But the Warriors came storming back in the third period to outscore Beth Haven 23-14 and take a 3-point lead into the final period of play.

  • EHS defeats J-town, 59-47

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Feb. 6 to take on the Jeffersontown Lady Chargers and built a big lead through three periods before coasting to the 12-point win.

    The Warriors led 13-9 after one period and 30-19 at halftime but Coach Jerry Skeeter didn’t think his team played that well.

    “We came out flat the first half and kept the game close throughout,” Skeeter said. “We missed a lot of opportunities.”