Today's Sports

  • It’s Tour de Henry time



    Just when my dedication to cycling was waning a bit, the world’s greatest cycling race got underway recently.

    The Tour de France started June 30 with a 4-mile prologue in Belgium. The prologue is a time trial and kickoff celebration all rolled into one. Each rider leaves the starting gate at 3-minute intervals and tears through the course at breakneck speeds.

  • Stivers to lead Lady Cats

    Stivers named head girls’ soccer coach at Henry County High School

    Brandi Stivers has been named to replace Shannon Snider as the girls’ soccer coach at Henry County High School. Stivers — who works as an assistant to the Henry County Public Schools financial officer — will be in her first coaching position outside of youth clinics.

  • Henry County to kick off fall...

    The fall sports teams at Henry County High School have found an answer to Midnight Madness: called the Kickoff Carnival and it will be 1 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at the Henry County High School football stadium.

    The Kickoff Carnival will include inflatables from Backyard Bounce, games, concessions and fun for the entire family.

    Affordable Signs and Apparel will sell team t-shirts. The football team will host an open practice that day and other fall sports teams as well as youth football teams have been invited to participate.

  • Pee-Wee ball needs coach

    The Henry County Youth Football League is looking for a coach to run the Pee-Wee football team. The Pee-Wee team is a feeder program for the older kids who play in the Youth Football League for Eastern, New Castle and Campbellsburg.
    The Henry County Youth Football League is looking for someone to step up and take the challenge. If you are interested, please call 655-9669 or 710-1619.
    Sign-ups for the Pee-Wee League will be Saturday, July 14th from 9 a.m. to 12.

  • ATV & Truck Drag racing at...

    The Henry County Fair kicked off last week with the ATV and truck drag races. Above, a pair of trucks take off from the starting line. At right, an ATV rider waits to get the green light. Below, a rider zooms toward the finish line.

  • HCHS girls’ golf meeting

    The Henry County High School girls golf team will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, at the Henry County Country Club. Any middle or high school girls who are interested in playing golf for HCHS are welcome to attend. For more information, please call Willie Peyton at (502) 321-7776, or Kathy Peyton at (502) 558-0120.

  • Saluting youth sports coaches

    Today marks one month on the new job for me. I have to say that it has been an awesome experience, so far. My co-workers have made the transition from education to journalism easier. They have been great in helping me figure this gig out.

  • Living the wild life

    Joe Guthrie grew up in Drennon Springs living like many rural kids do. He hunted, fished and hiked on and around his parents’ farm and along Drennon Creek.

    That rural background led him to dedicate his life to preserving wilderness areas and the species that inhabit them.

    In his youth, Guthrie played a variety of sports including football, baseball, track and cross-country.

  • Michels takes the lead on cross...


    Victoria Michels will be the next head cross country coach at Henry County High School.

  • One is the loneliest number

    Scoring is up in the world’s most popular tournament this year. There have been stunning moves and scores, plus drama on and off the playing surface. I have watched as much of it as I can but work gets in the way and I’ve missed some great games.
    No, I’m not talking NBA playoffs.