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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats keep rolling with...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats won three more games last week to run their season record to 10-1. Their only loss came in the season opener to Spencer County.

    The Lady Cats traveled to Frankfort April 9 to take on a Western Hills team that had a record of 12-0 at the time and came home with a convincing 8-2 win.

    Western Hills scored first with a run in the bottom of the second on a leadoff double, a hit batter, a sacrifice bunt and a groundout.

    The Lady Cats responded with a run in the top of the third inning.

  • HCHS Wildcats beat Bearcats,...

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    Will Peyton’s RBI double in the top of the ninth inning gave Henry County a 5-4 road win over Anderson County April 9.

    The Wildcats jumped on top in the first inning when Zack Woods led off with a single. Tyler Massey followed and also singled to put runners on first and second. Tyler Boyer grounded to shortstop and Massey was forced at second while Woods moved to third, the Anderson second baseman overthrew first attempting to turn a double play and Woods scored from third.

  • EHS falls to Carroll in All A...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County April 9 in the first round of the 8th Region all A Classic and fell to the Lady Panthers, 5-0.

    The game was a pitcher’s duel through three innings with neither managing much offense.

    The Warriors had only one base runner reach base through the first two innings while Carroll had three.

  • Warriors go 1-3 in busy week on...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown April 8 to take on Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic and fell to the Demons, 10-0.

    After a scoreless first inning the Demons broke through for three runs in the second inning. They added single runs in the third and fourth innings before adding three more in the fifth inning and two in the sixth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

  • Roberts named new EHS football...

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    A former EHS football player is coming home to take the reins of the Eminence High School football program next year.

    Brock Roberts was named last week to replace Tye Lawson.

    Roberts, a 2009 graduate of EHS, played four years of basketball and football and two years of baseball. He was named all-district his junior and senior season as well as making the Pioneer Athletic Conference all-conference team two years.

  • Lady Cats' offense explodes...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats continued to put their opponents away with good pitching and offense before the rain in Florida put an early end to their spring break trip.

    After beating Fairview 15-0 in four innings on March 31, the Lady Cats needed all seven innings to put Lexington Christian away, 18-5, on April 1.

    The Lady Cats scored one in the top of the first. Gracie Golden reached on a bunt single before Haley Peyton moved her to second with a sacrifice. Lizzie Young then doubled to centerfield to bring Golden home.

  • Wildcats drop two in rain-...

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    The Henry County Wildcats second game of their spring break trip to Fort Walton Beach did not go as well as the opener when they came from behind to beat Owensboro on March 31.

    After a day off, the Wildcats fell 11-3 to Jeffersontown in a game that saw the Wildcats commit five errors and give up eight walks.

    The Chargers scored two runs in the top of the first with the benefit of just two singles as Henry County committed an error and walked one batter.

  • Warriors compete in Moore...

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville April 2 and 3 to take part in the Mustang Invitational Tournament hosted by Moore High School.

    The Warriors lost to Gallatin County 19-1 to open the tournament. Gallatin County had only seven hits but took advantage of 12 walks and three Eminence errors.

    The Warriors lost to Doss 6-5 in their second game and nearly pulled off a comeback win before falling short.

  • Looking ahead at diamond future

    With a few games under their belts, the local high school diamond teams are ready to hit a stretch of games that will help determine what kind of season they are going to have.

    Based on what I have seen so far this season, I think local fans may be pleasantly surprised by some of their teams.

  • Students helping Klempner '...

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    Henry County elementary school P.E. teacher Leah Klempner will compete in the Boston Marathon April 15 and she is using the experience to help motivate her students to run more.

    Klempner teaches at both Eastern and Campbellsburg elementary schools and is asking her students to help her run to Boston.

    Klempner sent an email to teachers at both schools asking them to help track the progress of the kids.