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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats fall to Yellowjackets,...

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    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Louisville Friday night to play their first district game of the year against Central.

    On a soggy night the Wildcats gave the perennial 3A powerhouse a run for their money before falling to a familiar problem – the big play.

  • Lady Cats defeat Franklin, 2-1

     Go 3-1 in HCIT

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy week of action on the volleyball court. After a disappointing loss to Eminence, the Lady Cats came back to win four straight matches before falling to Macon County, Tennessee in the semifinals of the Henry County Invitational Saturday.

    HCHS 2 Franklin Co. 1

  • Wildcats win two district games

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    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted Gallatin County Sept. 18 in an important district seeding game and came away with a hard-fought 1-0 to improve to 3-1 in district play.

    There was plenty of action in midfield as both teams fought to win the ball and set up attacks but both defenses played stoutly throughout the game and it came down to one outstanding shot from distance to decide the game.

  • EHS wins round 2 of rivalry

      The Eminence Warriors got a huge win against the rival Henry County Lady Cats’ Sept. 18 on the Lady Cats home court.

    The Warriors opened the first set by getting out to an 8-4 lead before Henry County called timeout. The Lady Cats pulled within one at 8-7 on an ace by Caroline Morgan. 

    A kill by Aaliyah Bailey pushed the Warriors’ lead back to three points at 11-8 before Rachel Jump made it 11-9 with a kill of her own.

  • Lady Cats get three wins

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Gallatin County Sept. 18 and came away with a 10-0 win.

    Henry County dominated possession from the outset and got off five shots in the first seven minutes before Presley Crowe opened the scoring with a headed goal from a cross by Megan Abney with 31:59 left in the first half.

  • Warriors roll over Shawnee, 50-6

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Shawnee Golden Eagles and after a slow start, went on to win by 44 points.

    With rainy conditions, turnovers and slippery footing kept the score down in the first half.

    EHS defensive back Braedin Hinkley intercepted a Shawnee pass on the first drive of the game but the Warriors fumbled the ball back after a 65-yard drive.

    Shawnee went three and out before the Warriors turned over possession on an interception.

  • 18th Annual Friends for Michael...

     The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Association held its 18th annual golf scramble at Henry County Country Club Sept. 12.

    Many familiar faces showed up to support the cause of helping those with spinal cord injuries. There were also several new groups. Longtime friends and new friends alike enjoyed beautiful weather, a great golf course and lunch provided by Our Best Restaurant.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Horse...

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    The Henry County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park for the Franklin County Invitational Saturday to get a feel for the course that hosts the state meet.

    Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats and Jackson Fischer set a personal record (PR).

    In the middle school race Dillon Downey had an outstanding race with a 19th place finish in a field of 131 runners.

  • HCHS boys finish fifth at Grant...

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Eagle Creek Golf Course for the Grant County Invitational and came away with a fifth place finish after shooting a 318.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 72, which was good for a tie for fourth place. Isaac Klempner shot 73 to tie for sixth place. Will Peyton shot 84 and Wyatt Pittman shot 89 to round out the scoring. Maddox Klempner shot 94 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

  • Lady Cats defeated By Anderson,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Anderson County Sept., 12 and fell to the Lady Bearcats 2-1.

    The Lady Cats fell behind early in the first set, 3-0, but came back to tie the score at 8-8 on a stuff block by Sydney Rayner. That started a 5-0 run that saw Rachel Jump get a kill along with Raymer.

    But Anderson came back immediately to take a 14-13 lead.

    From there it was back and forth as neither team could establish dominance. With the score tied 17-17 the Lady Bearcats scored three points in a row to lead 20-17.