.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats win two holiday...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Lexington Dec. 20, 21 and 22 to take part in the Jim Lankster Classic at Sayre High School and came away with three hard fought victories to take first place.

    On Dec. 20 the Lady Cats faced the Frankfort Lady Panthers in a game that was close all the way.

    Both teams started cold with Henry County leading 6-5 at the end of the first period. The Lady Cats outscored Frankfort 12-11 in the second period to lead by two at halftime.

  • Wildcats finish in fourth place...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rodney Tingle’s drive to the basket with 14 seconds left gave Henry County the lead in their win over Iroquois Thursday in the first round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    After Trevor Hardin blocked an Iroquois shot with 5 seconds left, Zack Woods grabbed the loose ball and was fouled. Woods calmly stepped to the line and hit both free throws to give Henry County a 63-60 lead.

    On the ensuing out of bounds play, Tingle intercepted a pass to put the game away.

  • Warriors drop two games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Hancock County Dec. 20 to take on Crittenden County in the Aleris Christmas Tournament and fell to the Rockets 90-60.

    The Rockets led 23-18 after the first period and 43-35 at halftime. But Crittenden County broke the game open by outscoring the Warriors 26-8 in the third period and went on to win by 30.

  • Wrestlers grappling with...

    sports@hclocal.com

    Editor's note: In a previous version of this story, the number of tickets available through the HC athletes was incorrect. The total number available is 400.

    A Tennessee man with local roots has worked tirelessly over the last three months to bring a professional wrestling event to New Castle.

    Shane Tipton is not doing it for profit and he is not doing it totally out of sentimental longing for his childhood home. Tipton is doing it for kids with cancer.

  • Abney Signs with Georgetown...

     sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School senior Megan Abney signed a letter of intent Dec. 14 in the John Smith Auditorium to continue her soccer career at Georgetown College next season. Abney was selected to the All-District, All-Region and All-State soccer teams this season.

    Abney said that she initially decided to end her soccer playing days after high school but changed her mind.

  • HCHS, EHS making a splash with...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence High School swim teams competed In their last meet before the Christmas break at the Shelbyville Family Activity Center Dec. 15.

    The meet was a pentathlon in which each swimmer swam in five events.

    Bo Kasten led the way for the HCHS boys with two third-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley. He also had a fourth place finish in the 100-yard freestyle and a sixth place finish in the 100-yard backstroke.

  • Wildcats fall to Cougars, 71-49

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Shepherdsville Dec. 18 to take on Bullitt Central where the Cougars blew open a close game late to win by 21 points.

    Bullitt Central outscored the Wildcats 22-13 in the first period and 15-13 in the second period to take an 11-point lead into the locker room.

    But Henry County tightened up their defense in the third period and outscored the Cougars 11-9 to trail 46-37 going into the final period of play.

  • Warriors lose to Rebels, 71-38

    sports@hclocal.com

    The shorthanded Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Dec. 18 to take on Owen County and struggled to find enough offense to compete with the Rebels.

    Owen County led 19-11 at the end of the first period.

    Freshman Eli Cook scored eight of the Warriors’ 11 points in the period as EHS played without two starters, Kris Dixon and Josh Dotson, who missed the game due to injuries.

  • Lady Rockets beat EHS, 57-48

    sports@hclocal.com

    The host Shelby County Lady Rockets used a big third period to outdistance the Eminence Warriors Dec. 18.

    Shelby County led 18-14 at the end of the first period but had added just two points to their lead by halftime to lead 30-25.

    But in the third period Shelby County outscored the Warriors 20-7 to open up an 18-point lead.

  • Wildcats pressure Rebels in 66-...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Owen County Friday night needing a district win after losing their first two games against district rivals. The Wildcats got off to a hot start and then gradually put the Rebels away to get their first district win of the year by a score of 66-53.