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High School Sports

  • Braves bid farewell to Blackburn

    At the beginning of the basketball season, the Grant County Braves basketball program had three seniors on the team.

    By season’s end, it was down to senior forward Josh Blackburn.

    At Senior Night Feb. 17, the Braves basketball program bid farewell to Blackburn and seniors from the wrestling team and cheerleading squad before the Braves/Juggernauts game.

    For Blackburn, it was a somber moment.

  • Biddle signs softball letter with Asbury University

    Taryn Biddle will trade the blue and gold for purple and white as she signed her national letter of intent to play softball at Asbury University Feb. 17.

    “It feels really good,” she said after the signing. “I have wanted this since I started playing and now I signed the paper and it doesn’t feel real.”

    Her decision to choose Asbury was being able to meet Asbury coach Larry McCullough her sophomore season and being able to practice with the Lady Eagles.

  • 2010-2011 WHS JV Cheerleaders
  • A Blast From The Past 2.17.11

    15 Years Ago
    Feb. 15, 1996
    Former Grant County basketball coach C.R. Wenderoth has been elected to the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.
    The cerermony was held at Latonia Legion Hall Feb 21.

    25 Years Ago
    Feb. 11, 1986
    The Demons squeaked out a 54-51 win over tier county-rival Braves.
    Craig Houchens was the leading scorer for Williamstown with 17 points.
    Leading scorer for the Braves was David Shelton with 16 points.

  • Lady Braves host Lady Rebels on Senior Night

    When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Lady Braves will face Owen County Feb. 18. The last time these two teams faced was on opening night with Grant County falling 74-36 to the Lady Rebels. Grant County will honor their three seniors, Brittany Hearn, Logan Kidwell and Seneca Sullivan after the junior varsity game.
     

  • Braves face Juggernauts on Senior Night

    When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17
    Where: Grant County High School
    What: The Braves will host Lloyd Memorial for Senior Night. Grant County will have a ceremony before the warmups of the varsity game. They will honor the senior Josh Blackburn along with the seniors from the cheerleading squad and wrestling team.
     

  • Can’t catch a break: Demons lose to Warriors in final seconds

    With the pre-game ceremony honoring the three seniors of the Williamstown Demons basketball team, the night started on a high note, but ended on a low one as they lost to Eminence 53-52 Feb. 10.

    The Demons have struggled all season, but this game was particularly heartbreaking.

    “I’ve never had a team that wouldn’t listen  like that,” Williamstown coach Steve Sigmon said after the game. “It is what it is.”

  • Let’s get ready to rumble!

    It was a learning experience for the Grant County wrestling team at the 6th Region tournament Feb. 10-11 at Walton-Verona High School.

    The first-year program got to learn what it takes to be a competitor as the size and agility of the other wrestlers proved too much for the Braves wrestlers.

    “We are going to have to hit the weights hard,” coach Matt Shearer said. “We knew it would be tough here, but we wrestled hard.”

    Sophomore Cody Miskell and freshman Austin Gripshover placed sixth in their respective weight classes.

  • Wilhoit, Hearn named to 8th Region All-Region team

    The 8th Region announced their list for the 2010-2011 All-Region team which included Williamstown senior Tori Wilhoit and Grant County sophomore Billie Hearn.

    For Hearn the announcement came unexpectedly.

    “I didn’t really think about it, but it makes me really happy knowing I am a part of it,” Hearn said.

    Hearn said her heart was fluttering when she received word that she was being named to the team.

    “This really made my day,” she said.

  • GCHS cheerleaders place first in game time fight song

    Where: NKU’s Bank of Kentucky Center
    What: The GCHS cheerleading squad won first place in game time fight song category at the Northern Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Association Feb. 5. Overall, the squad finished third.
    Upcoming: The GCHS cheerleading squad will head to Western Kentucky University for the 2011 KAPOS State Competition Feb. 19.