Today's Sports

  • Waggener Whips Wildcats


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Waggener Wildcats and the one-hour trip became a two-hour exercise in patience as the HCHS bus was stuck on I-71 for an hour and a half.

    Because the team showed up at 7:20 p.m., the game was delayed until 8 p.m. and the Wildcats were assessed with a personal foul penalty against Head Coach Matt Wright for not having the team ready to play at the 7:30 p.m. starting time.

  • HCHS falls in 8th Region


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Anderson County in the first round of the Eighth Region tournament at Owen County Oct. 16 and fell to the Lady Bearcats 7-3, according to information submitted by Todd Thompson for this story.

    Savannah Medley nearly put the Lady Cats on top just over a minute after the opening kick but the Anderson keeper made the save.

    Anderson scored the first goal of the game with 35:45 left in the first half on a corner kick that bounced around in the penalty box and was finally kicked in from close range.

  • Bengals beat Warriors twice in...

     The Campbellsburg Bengals JV fell to the Warriors Sept. 30, 13-7. The Bengals had a total of 80 yards rushing between their three ball carriers Cody Heath, Luke Highfill and Isaac Abney.

    Abney had the team’s only touchdown for the day. Heath rushed for the extra point.

    Defensively, Drew Cole led the team with seven tackles. Highfill, Levi Higdon and Abney had four tackles each. River King, Caden Bruner, Heath and Riley Moore each had notable defensive plays as well.

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     EMS beats Gallatin

    Eminence Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team defeated Gallatin County 47-22 Thursday night. Morgan Powers and Jacob Hughes led the Warriors with 10 points each.

    The eighth grade team followed that with a 42-36 win over Gallatin. Abelardo Reza led the Warriors with 11 points. Taye Saunders added eight points and seven assists.

    Hensley second, Klempner 12th in Junior Challenge

  • Wildcats finish 2nd in 31st


    After 90 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Henry County Wildcats defeated the Gallatin County Wildcats 3-2 on penalty kicks Oct. 11 to advance to the finals of the 31st district tournament and qualify for the regional tournament.

    Both teams struggled to find scoring opportunities in the first half.

    With 30:51 left Keegan Kurtz had a shot sail over the bar. Three minutes later Henry County goalkeeper Quentin Wilson was called into action to make a save.

  • Warriors come back to beat...


    The Eminence Warriors came from behind again and again Friday night but finally got the one point they needed for the win with 19 seconds left when Dre Wright kicked the extra point to beat the Owen County Rebels 41-40.

    Wright also made the game tying catch on the drive that put the Warriors ahead when he caught a pass from Justin Hedges on what EHS Coach Tye Lawson called a fake spike play.

  • EHS finishes with 3 wins

     By Greg Woods


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team was back in action after a long layoff last week and came away with three victories to end the regular season.

    They started the week with a 2-0 victory over Portland Christian Oct. 10.

    The Warriors fell behind 4-1 in the opening set but worked their way back to tie the set at 4-4.

    With the score tied 5-5, Madsion Sweeney served an ace to start a 4-0 run that included a kill by Aaliyah Bailey and another ace by Sweeney.

  • HCHS downs Franklin, 3-2


    The Henry County Lady Cats came off fall break and found it hard to get back into volleyball rhythm but managed to pull out a win against Franklin County after back-to-back losses to Lloyd Memorial and Shelby County.

    The Lady Cats traveled to Erlanger Oct. 9 and fell to the Lady Juggernauts 3-0.

    Lloyd took the first set 25-19, then dominated in the second set to win 25-14 before closing out the match with a 25-19 win.

  • Lady Cats win district title


    The Henry County Lady Cats looked like they were on their way to a blowout win the finals of the 31st District tournament Thursday night. They scored three goals in the first 15 minutes and led 4-1 with 11:21 left in the first half. By halftime they still led 5-2 but the Owen County Lady Rebels would not give up and came back to make it 6-5 about midway through the second half.