http://www.grantky.com/sports/rss.xml en Grant County wins Beechwood Invitational http://www.grantky.com/content/grant-county-wins-beechwood-invitational <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic1_164.jpg" alt="Cody Caudill, Cody Kellam, Kyle West, Jacob Vrolijk, and Jayden Cummins after winning the Beechwood Invitational in dramatic fashion" title="Cody Caudill, Cody Kellam, Kyle West, Jacob Vrolijk, and Jayden Cummins after winning the Beechwood Invitational in dramatic fashion" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> The Grant County Boys Golf team came away from the 2014 Beechwood Invitational as overall team winners with Cody Kellam taking home first place individually, for the second straight tournament, by shooting four under par 67. Jacob Vrolijk also joined the party by shooting a one over par 72 and taking second individually on Aug. 7 at Flagg Springs Golf Course.<br /> The tournament had a field of 11 teams from across all of Northern Kentucky and by day&rsquo;s end the team had shot a season best 310 and tied Ryle High School for first place.<br /> Prather goes to World Series http://www.grantky.com/content/prather-goes-world-series <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ben_prather.jpg" alt="Ben Prather, third baseman SE Lexington" title="Ben Prather, third baseman SE Lexington" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Ben Prather, son of Berkley and Shannon Prather and the grandson of David and Carol Rhoton, will be going to Winchester, Virginia to compete in the Cal Ripken World Series.<br /> Prather is the starting third baseman on the Southeastern Lexington 10-year-old all-star team. &nbsp;The team claimed the Ohio Valley Regional title in Newburgh, Indiana, defeating Mattoon, Illinois 3-0 in the title game.<br /> The Lexington team will represent the Ohio Valley Region in the Cal Ripken World Series in Winchester, Virginia, on Aug. 9 through Aug. 16.</p> Golf Scramble to raise funds for Shop with a Cop http://www.grantky.com/content/golf-scramble-raise-funds-shop-cop <p> Grant County Sheriff&rsquo;s office and Williamstown Police Department will hold the 14th annual Shop&nbsp; With A Cop Golf Scramble at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22 at the Eagle Creek Country Club in Crittenden. The entry fee is $240 per team with a maximum of 22 teams. Format will be a four-man scramble. Mulligans are $5. Limit one per person.<br /> Hudsons place at Junior Olympics http://www.grantky.com/content/hudsons-place-junior-olympics <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/halee_and_bryan_hudson.jpg" alt="Halee and Bryan Hudson compete for Kentucky Track and Field Club during the summer months. Photo submitted " title="Halee and Bryan Hudson compete for Kentucky Track and Field Club during the summer months. Photo submitted " align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> Halee and Bryan Hudson spent their summer at the track, competing most weekends since the end of May at meets all over the mid-west. Hours of practice and competition paid huge dividends, though, as they represented Kentucky well on the national stage. &nbsp;<br /> Battle of the Bluegrass for Special Olympics comes to Owen County http://www.grantky.com/content/battle-bluegrass-special-olympics-comes-owen-county <p> On Saturday, July 26, Owen County will host the Battle in the Bluegrass, a Grant County Special Olympics Invitational softball tournament at the Owen County Park.<br /> Grant County Chess hosting Kentucky Bluegrass State Tournament July 19 http://www.grantky.com/content/grant-county-chess-hosting-kentucky-bluegrass-state-tournament-july-19 <p> &nbsp;The Grant County Schools Chess Team is hosting the Kentucky Blue Grass State Games Chess Tournament on July 19 at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School.&nbsp;For more information visit the website at http://bluegrassstategames.org/sports-list/chess/.<br /> &nbsp;</p> UK player to host basketball camp http://www.grantky.com/content/uk-player-host-basketball-camp <p> BN Legends hosts basketball academy on June 20 http://www.grantky.com/content/bn-legends-hosts-basketball-academy-june-20 <img src="http://www.grantky.com/sites/www.grantky.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/elite-skills1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="200" height="85" /><p> BBN Legends will host an elite skills camp at 1 p.m. on June 20 at the Williamstown High School.<br /> BBN Legends is teaming up with Williamstown High School and Wildcats and More to bring the premier Kentucky Basketball Camp to &nbsp;Grant County. &nbsp;The camp will feature senior leaders Jarrod Polson (2012 National Champion, 2014 Runner Up, 2011 Final Four) and Terrence Jones (2012 National Champion and 2011 Final Four, current starting forward for the Houston Rockets) plus Final Four MVP Jeff Sheppard along with local basketball coaches.<br />