High School Sports

  • Lady Demons win Christmas at the State Capitol title

    The Williamstown Lady Demons won the Christmas at the Capital in Frankfort, Ky, this winter break, after clinching their first two victories to advance to the championship game, where they handily defeated Menifee County 74-56.
    Michaela Kennedy averaged 33 points and six rebounds in the three games, setting a new career high at 45 in the semi-final game against Model, where her team won 58-55.
    Kennedy also broke the single game three-point record after sinking nine from behind the arc.
    Justice Chambers and Haley How both also made a splash in the tournament.

  • Lady Braves easily win season opener 60-20

    The Grant County Lady Braves basketball team started off their season with a bang on Nov. 28, beating the Pendleton County Lady Cats 60-20.
    The Lady Braves were led by sophomore Bry Ezell with 19 points, senior Madisyn Ruebusch with nine points and Tiana Thornberry, Lindsay Kinard and Carrigan Ruber all with six points.
    Grant County started out fast paced and ready to play as they quickly gained a lead over the Lady Cats.

  • WHS celebrates Orange, Black Night
  • Williamstown Track places in regionals

    • Megan Perkins; 100m finals; placed 18th with a time of 15.80. Perkins also placed 19th in the 200m finals with a time of 32.34.

    • Olivia Harden; 100m finals; placed 19th with a time of 16.06. Harden also placed 17th in the 200m finals with a time of 31.98.

    • Walker Angell; 100m finals; placed 20th with a time of 13.41. Walker also placed 20th in the 200m with a time of 27.63.

    • Dustin Smith; 200m finals; placed 15th with a time of 26.26.

  • Lady Demons end season with district loss

     The Williamstown Lady Demons were their own worst enemy in first round action of the District 32 tournament that kicked off May 19 at Grant Co. High School.
    The Lady Demons committed no fewer than eight errors and allowed four more runners to reach base via walks while managing just two base hits themselves in an 8-1 loss to district favorites Walton-Verona.

  • GCHS Senior night
  • Williamstown Demons Basketball

    GOSHEN – Grant County might not have known what it was running into Feb. 28.

    Anderson County, ranked No. 2 in nearly every statewide poll for most of the girls’ basketball season, ran off the first 11 points on its way to beating Grant 64-31 in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament at North Oldham High School.

  • Hicks named 8th Region Coach of Year

    Jim Hicks has only been in the eighth region as a basketball coach for three years, but he’s already made a mark on the sport he loves.
    Hicks, coach for the Grant County High School Braves boys basketball team, has been named 8th Region Coach of the Year.

    “We have worked extremely hard and over overachieved as a team,” Hicks said.
    One of his goals upon coming to Grant County as a head coach was to get the Braves in position to make it to regional competition.


    Athlete: Billie Hearn
    Sport: Basketball
    Number of years playing this sport: 11

    Parents: Bill Hearn and Tracy Hearn

    Signed with: Morehead State University

    Reason for choosing this school: “This is a school I’ve always had in mind.”
    High school highlights: junior All-Star Team; two years on 8th Regional team; East and West All-Star Team, two years on 32nd District Team.