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High School Sports

  • Wrestling team takes down opponents, jitters

    The wrestling program is nearing the end of their first season and some of the wrestlers will get a chance to qualify for state after the regional meet Feb. 11 and 12 at Walton-Verona High School.

    First-year head coach Matt Shearer has his wrestlers practicing moves to get them to state.

  • Braves name Arvin new football coach

    A new era in Braves football is beginning, as Grant County High School named David Arvin the new head coach.

    Arvin, a Campbellsville, Ky. native has been the offensive coordinator for Washington County High School in Springfield, Ky. During his three years as coordinator, the Commanders went 30-6.

    Arvin wants to bring that kind of success to Grant County.

    “Grant County needs a winning attitude,” he said. “Washington County had a good winning formula and I think Grant County can be successful.”

  • Lady Demons win one for seniors

    The outcome could not have been any better for the Lady Demons, as they honored their three seniors with a 69-32 win over Bellevue Feb. 4.

    In between the junior varsity game and the varsity game, Williamstown paid tribute to the seniors on the cheerleading squad, Kirsten Gray, Taylor Stith, Alexndra Trumbo, Amanda Wilso Amber Vinson and  basketball players, Haley Rothwell, Chelsea West and Tori Wilhoit.

  • Lady Braves game vs. Spencer County is canceled

    The Lady Braves game tonight vs. Spencer County has been canceled. No make up game has been scheduled. Check back for updates.

  • A Blast From The Past 2.3.11

    Feb. 8, 1996
    Senior Brent Hopperton was named the Grant County High School Athlete of the Week.
    He averaged 14 points, six assists, three steals and five rebounds in two games.

    Feb. 6, 1986
    The Grant County Middle School Apaches finished their season on a high note, defeating St. Agnus in both the seventh grade (37-34) and eighth grade (47-36).
    Eric Motley led the seventh graders with 19 points and David Fields led the eighth grade with 21 points.

  • Braves get set for final stretch

    With the season winding down for high school basketball, Grant County coach Jim Hicks is concentrating on keeping his players healthy.

    “The big thing, like any other coach is that they want to stay healthy and not get anyone injured,” he said. “The focal point is healthy and continue to improve offensively and defensively.”

    The Braves play two games this week at home, Carroll County on Feb. 4 and Owen County on Feb. 5.

  • Demons look to get second win over Raiders

    An improvement in the past week for the Demons has been the play of junior forward Colton Simpson.

    “Colton was much better,” Sigmon said. “However, he needs to block out more and want the ball. He seems to stop posting after one time. Colton must demand the ball at all times and we need to get it to him.”

    The Demons will get an opportunity to defeat Trimble County for the second time when they head to Bedford Feb. 5. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Lady Demons to bid farewell to three seniors

    When players start their first year on a team, they don’t think about their last game, but for three Williamstown seniors, they will bid a partial farewell Feb. 4 on Senior Night against Bellevue.

    Haley Rothwell, Chelsea West and Tori Wilhoit will be honored in pre-game ceremonies with their families.

    For the three seniors it is going to be a lot of intense feelings.

  • Double Dose: Hearn sisters on, off court

    Lady Braves sophomore forward Billie Hearn’s hand was trembling as she walked out of the locker room after defeating Lloyd Memorial 50-42 Jan. 29, setting a new career high with 32 points.

    “It felt really good,” she said after game. “We played good as sisters and the team and executed well.”

    Following the game, jumped into Hearn the arms of freshman Emmalie Hankinson and greeted everyone that was near the locker room. Her previous career high was 26 points against Williamstown Dec. 17.

  • Haynes wins GCHS’ first wrestling state title

    Grant County High School can now claim they have a wrestling state title.

    Freshman Tommy Haynes won the 112 lb. weight division in the Kentucky Junior Varsity State Championships Jan. 29 at Moore High School in Louisville.