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High School Sports

  • HOOPLA

    By Jerry Morris 

    The Grant County Braves and Williamstown Demons battled each other on Nov 4th at the first of two meetings between the two teams.
     The Braves came out on top with a 88 to 47 victory against the Demons.

    The Grant County Braves came out motivated and strong to put up 56 points in the first half and only allowed the Demons to score 23 points.
    Austin Anglin put up an impressive 23 points during the game with Tyler Carr adding on an additional 20 points to help the Braves earn a victory.

  • Paint The Town Purple against cancer begins Dec. 4

    The Grant County and Williamstown school districts have agreed to kick off fundraising for the 2013 Grant County Relay For Life with the Coaches vs. Cancer event held during the Grant County vs. Williamstown boys and girls basketball games.

    The first game is scheduled for Dec. 4 at GCHS. A portion of the proceeds from each of the four games will be donated to the relay, which is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.

  • Coach Carl Wenderoth Classic set for Dec. 1

    Grant County High School will host the  “Coach Carl Wenderoth Classic” on Dec. 1.

    Wenderoth, of Dry Ridge, is an icon in Grant County’s basketball history.

    He began his coaching career in 1957 at Ludlow High School. He spent the next 38 years coaching at Ludlow, Scott High and GCHS and left his mark on players, parents and the community.

    “We’re just trying to honor coach for what he did in the past and for the kids in this community,” said Scott Shipp, the former director of athletics for Grant County.

  • FINISH LINE

    By Chantel March
    Sports Correspondent

     

    Runners from across the state travelled to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Nov. 10 for the KHSAA Cross Country state championship meet. Three members of the Grant County High School team raced individually in the Class 3A division.

  • GCHS, WHS KNOCKED OUT OF DISTRICTS

    Lady Braves, Lady Demons look to next seasonBoth the Williamstown Lady Demons and the Grant County Lady Braves volleyball teams ended their seasons on Oct. 9 in the 32nd District Tournament held at Grant County High School.
    Grant County faced the undefeated Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers, losing the game in three sets 25-9, 25-8, and 25-12.
    Williamstown met rival Walton-Verona, losing 25-13, 25-8, and 25-15.
    Both teams are proud of their accomplishments this season and look forward to improving next year.

  • Pelfrey, Schmitt break GCHS records during 2012 soccer season

    By Philip Frommeyer
    Sports Correspondent

    Two young athletes from the Grant County High School soccer program have earned recognition this year when they broke school records.

    Mollie Pelfrey and Forrest Schmitt kicked their way to new school records this soccer season.
    Pelfrey, a junior at GCHS, shattered Jackie Kinman’s previous record, by scoring 23 goals against opponents this year.
    Pelfrey was quick to give credit to her former coach and her teammates.

  • Williamstown to host invitational Oct. 6

    By Chantel March
    Sports Correspondent

    On Sept. 29, the Williamstown middle and high school cross country teams attended the Pendleton County Cross Country Invitational, located at Sharpe Middle School in Falmouth.
    The team had the previous weekend off and was ready to tackle the course.

  • Grant County turns up heat at Pendleton Invitational

     

    By Chantel March
    Sports Correspondent

    “Lots of contact today” was how Grant County High School senior Jared Baker described his race Sept. 29 at the Pendleton County Cross Country Invitational at Sharpe Middle School.
    Baker was describing the elbows and spiked shoes flying as the boys’ varsity runners completed their 5K race.

  • Cody Kellam qualifies for state golf tournament

    Cody Kellam, a sophomore at Grant County High School, will be joining GCHS female golfers, Sarah Kellam and Macy Wright, at the state golf tournament later this week in Bowling Green.
    Kellam finished third overall at the regional meet on Sept. 25 or Sept. 26.

  • Lady Braves beat Henry County

    The Grant County Lady Braves started their match Sept. 29 against the Henry County Wildcats with a cheer led by Gwen MacAdams.
    Bethany Lawerence scored first with a penalty kick.
    With 8:20 left in the first half the two teams started to slow down, but the start of the second half was fast and hard hitting with the Wildcats looking to score and tie up the game.
    Dana Liggett had other ideas. Liggett roared down the field, called out to teammate Kelsey Lund for a pass and slammed the ball into the back of the net.