High School Sports

  • Spring Sports Schedule 3-24-11

    Thursday, March 24

    • GCHS track varsity meet 5 p.m.
    • WHS baseball vs. Bellevue at 6 p.m.
    • WHS softball at Lexington Sayre at 5:30 p.m.
    • WHS tennis at Gallatin County

    Friday March 25

  • A Blast From The Past 3-24-11

    15 Years Ago
    March 23,1996
    The Grant County 12-and-under team finished second in their own tournament, after falling to Pendleton County 31-26.
    Members of the team included, Tyler Jones, Jason Combs, Taylor Justice, Brett Maddox, Brian Meade, Kevin Miller, Kris Spicer, Adam Meade and Eldon Maddox.

    25 Years Ago
    March 8, 1986
    The Crittenden Baptist Church held a one-pitch co-ed softball tournament with Napier Nuts defeating Piner in 12 innings.

  • Lady Demons sweep Heritage Academy

    When: March 21
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: The Lady Demons started their season on a strong note, sweeping the double-header series with Heritage Academy. In game one, Williamstown won 11-7. In game two, the Lady Demons scored 17 runs and shortened the game to five innings with a 12-run win.
    Upcoming: The Lady Demons will travel to Lexington to face Sayre, March 24 and on March 25 head to Northern Kentucky to face the Newport Lady Wildcats.

  • Puckett accepts Asbury golf scholarship

    It was an easy choice for Emily Puckett as she signed her national letter of intent March 21, to play golf at Asbury University next spring.

    But, golf is not the only reason she chose to go to Asbury.

    “The first thing that I loved about Asbury was that their focal point is on Christ and it’s a religious school,” she said. “All I have always wanted,  since I began looking for colleges to go to a school with a focal point on Christ.

  • Jaconette signs up for soccer at Asbury

    It just happened by chance that Roman Jaconette signed his national letter of intent to play soccer for Asbury University March 21 at Grant County High School.

    “I really wasn’t going for collegiate soccer,” he said. “It was more like a coincidence.”

    Jaconette said he went on a college visit to Asbury and the coaches asked him to come out and practice with the team.

    “They liked how I was performing and asked if I wanted to play for them,” he said.

  • Gear Up For Spring
  • A Blast From The Past 3-17-11

    15 Years Ago
    March 19,1996
    Williamstown’s fifth grade traveling team won the championship game in a tournament hosted by Villa Madonna Academy in Villa Hills.
    They beat St. Paul 49-47.
    Team members included, Chris Collins, Jordon Kenner, A.J. Mason, Adam Gibson, Duane Perry, Matt Collins, Chad Hammons, Ryan Wallters, Jason Beckham and Ryan Wilson.

    25 Years Ago
    March 27, 1986

  • A bond on, off the court

    Eurides said, “To a father growing old, there is nothing dearer than a daughter.”

    For Mark and Tori Wilhoit the bond of father and daughter will go beyond the years of being a coach and player.

    “The beginning was difficult,” he said. “I was pretty hard on her in the beginning, but I wouldn’t trade those years for anything.”

    Tori first got interested in basketball when her dad introduced her to the sport when she was in the fourth grade.

  • Autism doesn’t keep Eggemeier out of sports

    Not many people with autism have the ability to participate in sports, but a Grant County High School sophomore served as a team manager.

    “I love basketball,” Andrew Eggemeier said. “I played basketball in the second and third grade and my team won the county championship.”

  • March Mayhem!

    With the NCAA Tournament starting up this week, students and teachers at Grant County Middle School got their mayhem on with a student-faculty basketball game March 11.

    The game was played between eighth graders and faculty members at GCMS, with the faculty winning the game.

    Proceeds from the concessions at the game went to the GCMS Relay for Life team. Veronica Camacho, co-captain of the relay team, estimated that they raised around $1,000.