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Recreation

  • A COACHES PERSPECTIVE ... Fireballs sweep the Incarnation softball tourney

    By Sarah Campbell, Fireballs coach

    On July 30, the Grant County Fireballs – played in an invitational softball tournament in Louisville at Incarnation Church.  

    This is the third year they were invited to play.  I help coach the Fireballs, a B Division team, which is the lowest division.  

  • District Champions

    Grant County was down 14-7 when they came up for the last bat of the game in  
    the bottom of the 6th inning. They came back to beat the South Oldham (A)  
    team 15-14 to win the Championship.They received 1st place medals for their accomplishment. Tournament was held at Peggy Baker Park in Lagrange,  
    Kentucky.

  • GCYF hosts WHODEY at spring camp workout

    When: June 1
    What: Grant County Youth Football ended their spring football camp.
    The cheerleaders and football players were treated to a special guest when the Cincinnati Bengals mascot, “WHODEY” appeared at the camp.
    WHODEY played football with the children and even had autographs and pictures taken.
    With camp over, fall signups on the way with the first day of registration being from 6 to 8 p.m. June 13.

  • Annual NRA Youth Sportsfest set for June 18

    When: June 18
    Where: Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, Crittenden
    What: The Fifth District League of Kentucky Sportsmen will hold the annual NRA Youth Sportsfest Day Camp at 8 a.m. June 18 at Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area on Rt. 491 in Crittenden.
    This is the district’s 11th year to host the event. Last year 149 children, between the ages of 9 to 18, attended,
    The annual Youth Sportsfest Day Camp introduces young people to shooting sports and outdoors.

  • GCYS extends registration deadline

    When: June 11
    Where: www.gcys-soccer.com
    What: The deadline to register for Grant County Youth Soccer has been extended to 9 a.m. to noon on June 11 at the Grant County Public Library. Children ages 3 to 13 on or before Aug. 1, 2011 are eligible. U4, U6, and U8 divisions will cost $45 per child. U10, U12, and U14 divisions will cost $65 per child. U14 will play four home games and four games in the Northern Kentucky Area, For more information, or to register, visit www.gcys-soccer.com.

  • St. Elizabeth offers sports physicals

    Dr. Troy Ashcraft and Dr. Sandra Utter, St. Elizabeth physicians, are offering sports physical appointments for Grant County students at the Dry Ridge office.

    Dr. Utter will give physicals on July 11 and Dr. Ashcraft will see students on July 13. Appointments are necessary and will be given from 9 a.m. to noon. The price of the physical is $15, which must be paid at the time of service.

  • GCYS fall registration deadline is June 10

    When: June 10
    Where: www.gcys-soccer.com
    What: The deadline to register for Grant County Youth Soccer is June 10. The season will run from August through October. Ages are 3-13 and have to be at that age on Aug. 1. The prices for the age groups U4, U6, U8 are $45 per child and U10, U12 and U14 are $65 per child.
    **U12/U14 divisions will be divided – U14 will play 4 home games and 4 games in the Northern Kentucky Area.

  • GC coach Jim Hicks hosts basketball camp

    When: June 1, 2, 3
    Where: Grant County High School

  • A Blast From the Past 5.19.11

    15 Years Ago
    May 18, 1996
    After defeating Williamstown for the first game of the district tournament, the Braves were defeated by Owen County 7-6.
    The game was very close throughout each inning.
    Ryan Wooten had two home runs and six RBIs.
    The Braves advanced to the first round of the regional tournament to take on South Oldham May 22.

    25 Years Ago
    May 22, 1986
    Another outstanding win for the Golds, as they defeated the Cougars 29-0.

  • GCMS track sends seven to state meet in Lexington

    Seven members of the Grant County Middle School track team competed last in the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) middle school state championships at Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in Lexington on May 14.

    Halee Hudson, an eighth grader, brought home two medals - one representing a second place finish in the turbo-javelin event, and a second medal representing a third place finish in shot put.  

    In her third event, discus, she posted a 10th place finish.   

    Other results and finishes: