Today's Sports

  • Learning lessons from our...

    “Kids these days!”

    You usually hear that cliché with a harrumph at the end. It is a cliché that I have never liked to hear. For one thing, the person using it is usually someone who I am sure has forgotten the naughty things they did as a youngster.

    For another thing the person using that phrase might want to stop and look in the mirror. After all, who is responsible for making kids the way they are if not the adults surrounding them?

  • HCHS, EHS swim in regionals


    The Henry County and Eminence swim teams competed in the regional meet held at Woodford County Friday and Saturday with encouraging results for the young teams.

    “All the Henry County relay teams scored points at the meet,” Coach Tom Coons said. “All the swimmers had best times in their events. “They had a great first season.”

    “Bo Kasten made the finals in the 500 freestyle and 100 buterfly. In the finals, Kasten finished eighth in the 500 freestyle and ninth in the 100 butterfly.

  • Wildcats hit triple digits...


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors Friday night and put on an offensive display not seen by Wildcat fans since 1991. On Feb. 2, 1991, the Wildcats scored 100 points against Owen County in the third-place game of the All A Classic. That Wildcat team lost as the Rebels scored 104 points in the game.

    This time the Wildcats put up 102 points and it was good enough for a 33-point win over their district rivals.

  • Warriors rally vs. Walden for...


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walden and came back after falling behind by as much as 13 points in the second half to defeat the Wolverines.

    Both teams started slowly on the offensive end with Walden keeping a small lead throughout the first period. Leading 9-8, Walden completed a 3-point play late to lead 12-8 going into the second period.

    The offenses picked up in the second period but the game stayed tight.

  • Lady Cats beat Commanderettes


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Springfield Saturday to take on the Washington County Commanderettes and came away with their 15th victory of the season, 40-34.

    The Lady Cats played stifling defense in the first half to take a commanding lead and then held on for the victory.

    HCHS outscored Washington County 11-6 in the first period and then held them to just two points in the second to take a 19-8 lead into the locker room.

  • EHS falls to Owen, Spencer


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen County for a district matchup with the Lady Rebels Saturday and played much better than in their previous two games with them but ultimately ran out of gas as they fell 56-38.

    The game was tight early on and the Warriors managed to go into the second quarter tied at 11. Owen County improved their offensive production in the second period and led at halftime 30-22.

  • EHS gets historic win over...


    The Eminence Warriors did something they haven’t done in at least 20 years when they hosted Gallatin County Jan. 23. They beat the Lady Wildcats.

    The Warriors got off to a good start by going inside to Aaliyha Bailey. Bailey scored the first two baskets of the game before Lexi Tillett hit a 3-pointer to give the Warriors a 7-0 lead. After Gallatin County answered with a 3-pointer, Emilie Ethington hit a trey to make it 10-3.

    The Lady Wildcats scored the next four points to pull within three points.

  • HCHS Wildcats dominate Demons,...


    When the Henry County Wildcats hosted Williamstown Friday night they jumped on top early and never let on their way to one of their most lopsided wins of the year.

    Dre Wright opened the scoring with a layup before Williamstown hit one of two free throws.

    Parker Stephens followed with a put back and then Ethan Lankford hit back-to-back layups as Henry County got out on the break and forced turnovers with their pressure defense.

  • Lady Cats win two games


    The Henry County Lady Cats dug themselves a deep hole against Trimble County Jan. 21 before coming back from as much as 13 points down to win 52-46.

    Trimble County took a 19-10 lead after the first period.

    “We got out of position a lot defensively early in the game which led to foul trouble,” HCHS Coach Jim Hook said. “We had Janey Thompson, Bridgette Keeling and Madison Dockter out with two fouls in the first period.”

  • Owen nips Warriors, 52-48


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Owen County Jan. 22 in a district game and fell to the Rebels after leading at halftime.

    The Warriors fell behind 10-7 in the first period but rallied with a 10-0 run that saw freshman Carter Stivers hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Warriors a 17-10 lead going into the second period. Josh Dotson had eight of his game-high 19 points in the period.