Today's Sports

  • Old-fashioned fun at the...

    If you like your competition a little more on the light-hearted side then the Henry County Touchdown Club may just have the thing for you. The first annual Hillbilly Games will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

    The games will include a watermelon seed spitting contest, big hair contest, belly armpit serenade, mud pit belly flop, human mud pit race, mud pit tug of war, tractor tire flip and hog calling contest.

  • Still chasing the dream



    Jeri Miller grew up in a family of horse people. Her father competed as a saddle-bronc rider in the rodeo and her mother gave lessons in dressage. Riding a horse was as natural to Jeri as walking is to most people.

    But at age 12, she saw a television broadcast of three-day eventing – the horse world’s equivalent to a triathlon – and she was hooked.

  • IN '72 IT WAS 'US VS....


    I’m an Olympics fanatic. I have been for about 40 years now. My first memory of the Olympics is the 1972 Munich Games.

  • McKee officiates third Olympic...

    Henry Countian Jim McKee returned earlier this month from another stint as an official at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials.

    McKee probably never  dreamed he would be involved with track at its highest level when his children began their high school careers in the throwing events in the mid-1990s.

  • Hardly relaxing, but a lot of fun



    My wife and I have a tendency to think big when it comes to vacations. We have been on some great trips over the years, but we always come home exhausted and vowing to a take a “real vacation” the next year.

  • Krebs named Wildcats coach

    Sports Editor
    Henry County Country Club golf professional Cory Krebs has been named the new golf coach for the Henry County High School boys’ golf team.
    He will be assisted by Steve Allen.
    Krebs, who has been in the position at the local club since January, has coached numerous young golfers, but this will be his first experience as the coach of a high school team.
    As a youngster, he played on the Musselman-Dunne and Pepsi Junior golf tours. He played high school golf at St. Xavier in Louisville.

  • Competitive summer



    MacKenzie Peyton has been hard at it competing in big golf tournaments for young ladies this summer.

    She has played in six big events so far this season and now is ready for the high school season to begin. She will be looking to return to the state tournament for a third consecutive year.

  • Henry County Reds finish second...


    The Reds of the Major Division (11- to 12-year-olds) of Little League baseball are a team of Henry County youngsters who played in a Shelbyville league this year. Henry didn’t have enough teams for a full league.

    This group of players was coached by Randy Berry of Port Royal and went through the regular season undefeated at 12-0.

  • Coaches host carnival event to...

    The Henry County fall practice season is officially under way.

    The youth, middle and high school football teams started the season with practices held Sunday afternoon at the HCHS football stadium during the first Henry County Kickoff Carnival. The volleyball and cross country teams were also represented at the event.

    The fun began at 1 p.m. with inflatables from Backyard Bounce and carnival booths sponsored by the teams.

  • HC Shooting Sports wins big at...

    Submitted by Tricia Hosey

    On June  23, members of the Henry County Shooting Sports 4H team competed in the Fleming County Shooting Sports Invitational.  All participating members brought home first, second, or third place awards.

    In the 9- to 11-year-old age division, Hayley Hosey swept the competition by placing first in all categories she entered.  Hayley earned first place in air pistol, first place target archery with a score of 69 and 7 X’s, and first place bowhunter class scoring 67 and 3 X’s.