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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats beat Collins, ACHS

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Collins Oct. 1 to take on Collins and won, 4-1, for their first-ever win over the Lady Titans.

    Collins played a compact defense as the Lady Cats controlled possession. The Lady Cats won a corner kick on the left side with 33:40 left in the first half and took advantage of it. Janey Thompson curled the ball toward goal and the ball deflected off a Collins defender and went into the goal.

  • HCHS defeats Demons 1-0 in finale

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    The Henry County closed out the regular season Thursday night in the pouring rain with a 1-0 victory over the Williamstown Demons.

    Jacob Sanders scored from just outside the penalty box from the right side with a left-footed shot into the upper right corner of the goal with 23 minutes to play in the first half.

    With the weather deteriorating the Wildcats and Demons could hardly mount an attack as it became hard to see with rain pouring down so hard at times.

  • Bardstown speeds past Wildcats,...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Bardstown Friday night and after a defensive first half that saw the game tied going into the locker room, the Tigers opened it up to win by three touchdowns.

    The Tigers started the game backed up to their own three-yard line by good kick coverage from the Wildcats. But they soon had pushed the ball out to midfield. After an interference penalty on the Wildcats gave the Tigers a first down at the HCHS 32, the Tigers stalled as a holding penalty backed them up.

  • Lady Cats drop last two matches

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Frankfort Oct. 2 to take on the Western Hills Lady Wolverines and came away on the short end of a 3-1 contest.

    The Lady Cats won the first set 25-20.

    “In the first set we pulled away from them with strong serving,” HCHS coach Kara Capps said. “We traded points until we trailed 15-16 and then our serving began to take a toll on them.”

    Western Hills won the second set 25-14, the third set, 25-16 and the fourth set 25-21.

  • Sharpshooters clean up at state

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    The Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports club, also known as the Sharpshooters, competed in the 2018 4-H State Shooting competition Sept. 8 and 9 and came away with a haul of medals.

    In the archery bow hunter age 15-18 division Dylan Hedrick took second place. The team of Hedick, Jayden Croxton, Carrie Booth and Ryan Blevins won the competition.

    In the archery target 12-15 age division, Kelli Booth finished second. 

    The team of Hedrick, Croxton Booth and Blevins won the 15-18 age division of archery target.

  • Warriors hold on against Eagles...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Bardstown Bethlehem Thursday night in rainy conditions and after getting a big lead, held on to win 44-41.

    The Warriors opened the game with a five-play drive to score the game’s opening touchdown. A 24-yard pass completion from Justin Hedges to Mano Saunders and a 26-yard run by Eli Montero set up the score. Marshall Metten got the final three yards. Hedges then completed the conversion pass to make it 8-0 with 10 minutes left in the first period.

  • Hadden, Klempner make state...

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    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to northern Kentucky’s Boone Links Golf Course Sept. 25 to compete in the Seventh Region Golf tournament.

    Alex Hadden birdied the last three holes to finish with a two-under par 70 and finish as the regional runner up.

    Isaac Klempner shot 75 to finish tied for fourth place. Both Hadden and Klempner will represent HCHS at the state golf tournament this weekend at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Warriors rout Green Devils, 56-18

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Dayton for Homecoming Friday night and came away with a 38-point win after converting every offensive possession except two into touchdowns.

    The Warriors kicked off to start the game and held Dayton on fourth and nine to take over on downs at their 43-yard line.

  • Lady Cats unbeaten in district

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County in their final district seeding game of the season Saturday after the game was postponed Sept. 25 because of weather conditions.

    The Lady Cats scored early and often to finish undefeated in district play.

    With 37:28 left in the first half when Megan Abney dribbled from outside the box to within three yards and scored in the lower left corner.

  • Lady Cats finish third in region

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    The Henry County Lady Cats had to wait longer than they expected to play in the Fifth Region girls golf tournament last week because of the wet weather that hit the area. They were originally scheduled to tee off Sept. 24 but had to wait until Thursday to give the course time to dry out.

    When they did finally get to play, scoring was up due to the soggy conditions and brisk winds.