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High School Sports

  • Lady Demons rebound against Deming

    In basketball, there are defensive and offensive rebounds.

    For the Williamstown Lady Demons softball team, they needed an “offensive rebound,” after losing 10-0 against Grant County April 20 and they got it, defeating the Deming Lady Devils April 21.

    “It was a game they needed,” Coach T.J. West said. “Especially after the way the girls lost the Grant County game.”

  • Williamstown pitcher hit-by-pitch

    In the second game of the regular season April 20, fans and players witnessed junior pitcher Emma Harris get beaned in the side of the helmet in the bottom of the first inning.

    “I couldn’t hear at first,” she said. “I have gotten hit before, so it wasn’t new to me, I just couldn’t hear and that is what scared me. I wasn’t going to come out of the game.”

    The ball field grew quiet as Harris’ dad, David hopped the fence to check on his daughter.

  • GCHS hosts All-Comers meet April 19

    The Grant County High School track team hosted the Grant County All-Comers, April 19.

    Eight schools were in attendance, including Williamstown.

    The Grant County boys’ track team lost to Holmes by 20 points in the standings.

    Some highlights for the Braves boys’ team, was sophomore Nathan Davis winning the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.58 seconds. Davis also won the high jump, reaching 6 feet even.

    The boys 4x400m relay won by one second over Walton-Verona.

  • A Blast From The Past 4-21-11

    15 Years Ago
    April 20, 1996
    A traveling baseball team sponsored by Tom Duncan Real Estate, Arby’s and Shoney’s beat Rosebud Stables 14-1. Tyler Jones had two hits and three runs scored and Zack Yagle was 2-for-2 with two runs scored.

    25 Years Ago
    April 25, 1986
    The Lady Squaws had to come from behind in the 7th inning to defeat Pendleton County 12-11, thanks to some clutch hitting.

  • Sports Shorts 4-21-11

    Softball
    Lady Braves take care of business over SK

    When: April 18
    Where: Simon Kenton High School
    What: The Lady Braves bounced back from their loss to Oldham County, defeating the Lady Pioneers 4-3. Sophomore Samantha Perry had a home run to lead Grant County.
    Upcoming: The Lady Braves will face Williamstown at 5:30 p.m. April 20 at Williamstown High School.

    Baseball

  • Slammin' Sammy
  • ‘Rounding third and heading for home’
  • Lady Demons win first round, lose semi-final

    It has been a rollercoaster season for T.J. West and the Williamstown Lady Demons softball team.

    After starting the season with a double-header sweep of Heritage Academy, the Lady Demons lost four consecutive games entering the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 14 against Eminence.

    Junior starting pitcher Emma Harris threw a two-hit shutout to lead the Lady Demons to a 4-0 win over the Lady Warriors.

  • GCHS raises money for Japan relief efforts

    As Major League Baseball and UNICEF have come together to raise money for the efforts in the Japan Earthquake/Tsunami relief, Grant County High School took their own action April 14, as they held an art auction and sporting events.

    One dollar of each gate entry, and the art auction raised $86, while teachers who wore jeans for a $1 raised $48 and the game admissions raised $77, for a total of $211.

    “We hope to raise more by selling more artwork in school,” Melissa Wallace, GCHS’ media specialist, said.

  • A Blast From The Past 4-14-11

    15 Years Ago
    April 17, 1996
    The Grant County Squawsdefeated Owen County 10-7, after trailing 6-2 early in the game.
    Juniors Sarah Hager and Shelly Dalton hit back-to-back home runs to lead Grant County.

    25 Years Ago
    April 23, 1986
    The Grant County Squaws in their first season of competition, won four straight games to move their record to 4-5 on the season.