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High School Sports

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 7-12-12

    Tyler Edmondson has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for July 12. He is the son of Kenny Edmondson and Paula Edmondson of Dry Ridge.
    Grade in school:
    2012 graduate of Grant County High School
    Sport(s): track


    Age: 17
    Hometown: Dry Ridge

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 6-28-12

    Taylor Cummins has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for June 28.
    Grade in school: Junior

    Sport(s):  Track
    Age: 17

    Hometown: Grant County

    Accomplishments: I have been to state twice.

    What do you do for fun/recreation: I like club for volleyball.

    What has been your most meaningful experience: Getting 18th in state with my U by U team.
     

  • 'secret to success'

    Like most Eastern Kentuckians, Billy Hicks was destined to be a coal miner, but Hicks had something different in mind.

    “I wasn’t a very good coal miner because I was too lazy. So, I figured I had better make a good basketball coach,” Hicks said.

    He got the chance to prove himself when the superintendent of the Harlan County School District, gave him a chance.

    “She said, ‘I see it in your eyes. You’re different.’” Hicks said. “It was like wow, somebody believed in me.”

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 6-21-12

    Isaac Alger has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for June 21. Alger is the son of Heather and Marty Alger.

    Grade in school: Recent graduate at Williamstown High School

    Sport(s): baseball

    Age: 17

    Hometown: Lexington

    Accomplishments: 4.0 grade point average and two time student athlete of the year.

    History in your sport: I have been playing baseball for six years.
    What do you do for fun/recreation: I like to listen to music, eat, sleep and play Xbox.

  • GRANT COUNTY NEWS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 6-14-12

    Alex Prokopchak has been named the Grant County News Athlete of the Week for June 14. Prokopchak is the daughter of Kimberly and Len Prokopchak.

    Grade in school:  senior at Williamstown High School

    Sport(s):  Volleyball, basketball and track

    Age: 17

    Hometown: Williamstown

    Accomplishments: State in long and triple. State for 800 freshman year.

    History in your sport: I have been playing volleyball since seventh grade, basketball since kindergarten and track for three years.

  • Williamstown 48 Covington Latin 42
  • Week 9 Player of the Week
  • Cross Country teams vie for regional championship Nov. 5

    It all leads to one race.

    The Class 3A regional  cross country race will be held on Grant County High School’s home course at Sherman Elementary, Nov. 5.

    Coach Marlon Kinsey is working on the boys and girls teams on the two-mile stretch of the 3.1-mile course, a stretch that can be a challenge for the teams chances to qualify for the state meet Nov. 12 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Five seniors are a ‘Band of Brothers’

    For five seniors, the end of this year will not end the bond they have made over the past four seasons on the football field.

    The Braves honored J.T. Allhouse, Josh Brewer, Lucas Button, A.J. Hall and Ethan Magee before the Oct. 21 game in front of family and friends.

    Even though the scoreboard read 55-7 when the final seconds ran off the clock, Allhouse said the score isn’t reflective of the way the team played.

  • GCHS Senior Night is Oct. 21

    GCHS SENIOR NIGHT IS OCT. 21 - The Braves lost to Conner 63-14 Oct. 14 in Hebron. It was their third consecutive loss and the team has now surrendered 200 points in those games, an average of 66 points per game. The Braves have only scored 46 points in that span. Next up for Grant County is senior night on Oct. 21, as the team will honor the five seniors on the team, J.T. Allshouse, Josh Brewer, Lucas Button, A.J. Hall and Ethan Magee before game time. The Braves will face Cooper. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for parents.