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Today's News

  • GCHS' Johnson signs with Spalding University

    Sarah Johnson knows what it means to stare adversity in the face.

    During her junior year, the Grant County High School girls' basketball player, suffered a season-ending knee injury.

    The time away from the court made her stronger and she took full advantage of her final season, leading the Lady Braves in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played.

  • Lady Demons, Lady Braves square off on diamond April 10

    The rosters may change and coaches may come and go, but one constant during softball season is when Grant County and Williamstown square off, the games are intense as bragging rights and district seeds are on the line each time.

    Williamstown hosts Grant County on April 10. The first pitch is slated for 5:30 p.m. The two teams will square off again at 5 p.m. on April 15 at Grant County.

  • Demons hit slide in Florida

    In case they needed any reminder they were headed to Florida for baseball first and a vacation second, the Williamstown baseball team's early setbacks in the Cocoa Expo in Cocoa Beach, Fla., combined with several practices is bound to serve as a reminder.

    The Demons, who earned victories over Walton-Verona and Heritage Academy prior to leaving for the Sunshine State, opened their Florida experience with a loss to a team from Pennsylvania that finished runner-up in the state tournament. Williamstown fell behind 4-0 early in the game, before losing 11-3.

  • NKU's Lawrence has high hopes for senior season

    Since she was 2-years-old and followed her father around Eagle Creek Country Club, Alicia Lawrence knew that she would be involved in the game of golf.

    Her involvement has paid off as Lawrence has not only had success on the course, but she has enjoyed various experiences off the links as well.

    "I love it, and it has been an experience," Lawrence says of her golf career.

  • Pumping Iron: Hard Work pays off for GCHS weightlifters

    If the adage about championships being won in the weight room during the offseason rings true, the Grant County High School football team could be a serious contender for the district championship this fall following an offseason in the weight room that was capped by a second place showing in the inaugural Grant County Strongman Invitational.

  • Weather continues to hamper Lady Braves

    Marlin Gregg is faced with a possible dilemma that is out of his control as his team prepares for its trip to Alabama.

    Should this week's games at Highlands and Owen County be postponed due to weather, it would be approximately six days since Gregg and his Grant County softball team saw the field against an opponent.

    "I was really wanting to get a game in before we left," said Gregg, whose team hits the road for the Huntsville Hospital Sports Center Tournament this week.

  • Grant County baseball team wants offensive firepower, wins during tough stretch

    Grant County High School baseball coach Van Duncan knew what he was doing when he made the schedule, which featured games against Harrison County and Gallatin County, in addition to seven consecutive away games to open the season.

    "I wanted our team to be tested and ready once we got into the district portion of our schedule," Duncan said.

    Two games into the season, the experiment has come with mixed results for the Braves, who lost 13-4 to Harrison County and defeated Gallatin County 4-3 last week.

  • Grant County News Bracket Buster Contest

    NCAA Tournament Contest

    As of April 1:

    1) Steven Pettit 410 points

    Jeremy Webster 410 points

    2) Tim L. Webster 405 points

    Tim Webster 405 points

    3) Kevin Hensley 400 points

    4) Sarah Hicks 395 points

    5) Brenda Warren 390 points

    6) Kevin and Dolores Holtman 385 points

    7) Troy Hale 380 points

    Judy Knight 380 points

    Matthew Howe 380 points

    8) Sherry Mason 375 points

    George Phillips 375 points

    9) Edith Doyle 370 points

    10) Van Duncan 365 points

  • Lady Demons win opener, fall in first game at Florida tourney

    Two games into the season, Williamstown High School softball coach Mark Wilhoit has seen several surprises, both good and bad.

    In a 16-2 season opening win over St. Henry on March 26, it was the Lady Demons' hitting that proved to be the surprise, as Williamstown belted 14 total hits.

    "We hit much better than I thought we would," Wilhoit said.

  • Williamstown, Grant County softball teams headed to Florida, Alabama for Spring Break

    When the Williamstown High School softball team heads to Florida later this week, coach Mark Wilhoit will remind his team that while it is spring break, they have four games on the schedule.

    After playing in a tournament in Tennessee last year, Wilhoit made the decision to travel to Florida this year and his team will square off against Union County (KY), Henderson County (KY), Apollo (KY) and Maryville (TN).

    All four teams will provide tough competition for the Lady Demons, according to Wilhoit.