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Today's Sports

  • Abney Signs with Georgetown...

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    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...

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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-...

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    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.

  • Lady Cats pummel Lady Panthers,...

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    After a slow start the visiting Henry County Lady Cats poured it on to get their third straight district win to open the season when they defeated Carroll County 48-23 Dec. 11.

    Henry County led only 5-3 after the first period.

    “I think we started slow because we were too amped up for the game,” HCHS Coach Jim Hook said. “Once we settled and started attacking the basket, we found ourselves with a nine-point cushion and Carroll had a lot of foul trouble.

  • EHS defeats Waggener

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    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Thursday night to take on the Waggener Wildcats and won 39-21.

    The Warriors got off to a strong start by outscoring the Wildcats 15-2 in the first period.

    But both teams struggled to find the basket in the second period as the Warriors outscored Waggener 4-2 to take a 19-4 lead at halftime. The Warriors shot just 16 percent in the second period.

  • Warriors drop two games

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walton-Verona Dec. 10 and fell to the Bearcats 89-31.

    The Warriors came out strong against a Walton team that is one of the favorites to win the Eighth Region tournament this season but the height of 6’9” Dieonte Miles and 6’7” Ethan Brook made interior offense and interior defense difficult for the Warriors.

    Miles scored inside to start the game before Braedin Hinkley drained a 3-pointer to give Eminence their only lead of the game.

  • Lady Cats pick up two district...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors Dec. 4 and defeated their district rivals, 47-37, after falling behind early.

    The Warriors got off to a strong start when Emilie Ethington hit a 3-pointer on their first possession of the game. The long-range bomb put Ethington over the 1,000-point mark for her career and brought a momentary halt to the game as she was presented a game ball to commemorate the occasion.

    After the stoppage, Ethington hit two free throws to make it 5-0 with 5:29 left in the opening period.