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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats fall to Grant, Bullitt...

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Grant County Aug. 28 and fell to the Braves by two goals.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard first when Roberto Reyes scored from close range on a corner kick into the box by Keegan Kurtz with just four minutes gone off the clock.

    Ten minutes later Grant County answered on a 20-yard shot from straightaway.

    “We left the guy completely unmarked,” HCHS coach Brian Oerther said. “It was just a defensive breakdown.”

  • Hensley wins Hilen tourney

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    Henry County High school golfer Maddie Hensley traveled to Frankfort to play as an individual in the Gene Hilen Invitational at Juniper Hills golf Course and came away with her first tournament victory of the year.

    It wasn’t easy for Hensley, as three other girls equaled her score of 72 to force a four-way play off that lasted for three holes.

    Hensley went par, birdie and par to win on the third playoff hole.

    HCHS vs. Walton,
    Holy Cross

  • Warriors, Wildcats run at Shelby...

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    The Henry County Wildcats and Eminence Warriors raced at Shelby County Saturday with Keegan Kurtz being the top varsity finisher for either team

    Kurtz finished 34th of 99 runners in a time of 19:37.

    Jackson Fischer, John Fischer and Avery Stivers finished in a pack a little further back. Jackson Fischer finished in 20 minutes, John Fischer finished in 20:02 and Stivers finished in 20:03

    Reza Abelardo led the EHS runners with an 82nd place finish in 24:22.

  • Lady Cats lose to Walton, South...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Walton-Verona Aug. 27 to take on the Lady Bearcats and fell by a goal after leading at halftime.

    The Lady Cats scored the first two goals of the game. About nine minutes into the game, Celia Berry slipped a ball through the Walton defense to Janey Thompson on the right side of the penalty area. Thompson then passed to Presley Crowe standing ten yards from goal. Crowe fired past the goalkeeper to give HCHS a 1-0 lead.

  • Bengals start 3-0 in HCYFL

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals varsity youth football team started the season 3-0 with wins over Eminence Warriors, New Castle Chiefs and Eastern Colts.

    The Bengals beat the Warriors 34-6, the Chiefs 33-7 and the Colts 46-0.

    Highlights include the work of the defensive line. Kaleb Bullock has nine tackles and one sack. Caden Bruner has seven tackles while Drew Cole has five tackles and one sack and Tyler King has four tackles.

  • Wildcats, Warriors compete at...

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    The Henry County Cross Country Cats and Eminence Warriors opened their season by running in the Backwoods Invitational at Trimble County Saturday.

  • HCHS falls to South Oldham

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    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Crestwood Aug. 21 to take on the South Oldham Dragons and fell to the soccer powerhouse by a score of 9-0.

    The Wildcats were able to keep it close in the early going. 

    South Oldham finally broke through for their first goal in the 24th minute.

    The Dragons added another goal in the 34th minute before scoring two more goals in the final 11 minutes of the first half to lead 4-0.

  • Wildcats beat Owen; Play at...

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    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Wheatley Aug. 21 to take on the Owen County Rebels in a nine-hole match and came away with a two-stroke win.

    The Wildcats totaled 174 to 176 for the Rebels.

    Isaac Klempner led the way for HCHS with a 39. Wyatt Pittman shot 43, Maddox Klempner shot 44 and Will Peyton shot 49. Trace Kaufman and Colyn Finnell also played with Kaufman shooting 60 and Finnell 63.

    Eastern Invitational

  • EHS beats Lady Panthers in...

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    The Eminence Warriors got off to a rough start with two losses last week but finished on a high note with a district win over Carroll County.

    EHS 3 Carroll Co. 0

  • Warriors cruise 48-0 against...

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    The Eminence Warriors had to wait a week longer than most football teams to begin their season but when they did, they made the most of it with a 48-0 thrashing of the host Berea Pirates Friday night.

    The Warriors scored early and often as they reached the 35-point mercy rule that keeps the clock running by the middle of the second period.

    Berea opened the game with the ball but could not move it and punted after thee ineffective plays.