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  • Jaguars pounce on Grant Braves

    While there are obvious improvements being made each game, the end result for the Grant County Braves remained the same.
    Grant County missed the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, and sixth time in seven seasons since Kentucky went to a five-class system and the Braves moved up from Class 3A to 5A, with a 49-6 loss Oct. 25 to the visiting Cooper Jaguars.

  • Grant Braves fall to Conner...

    Focused on stopping the run, Grant County had no answer for the high-powered passing attack from the Conner Cougars on Oct. 18 in Hebron.

    The Cougars, ranked number four in the state, amassed 323 yards passing, including four touchdowns through the air, in a 53-6 win over Grant County. The Cougars totaled 540 yards of offense, including 217 yards rushing.

     Conner came out of the gate firing and was not shy about putting the ball in the air. The Cougars passed the ball on the first play of the game and continued firing until the score was well out of reach.

  • GCHS volleyball falls to Lady...

    “I think we all really left it out on the court,” said Grant County High School senior Casey Hinton. “Tonight was the best I’ve ever played in districts and I’m just super proud of how we played.”

    The Lady Braves took on the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats on Oct. 21 in the 32nd Districts volleyball game at Simon Kenton High School.
    Even though districts was the best the team played this season, the Lady Braves fell to Walton in all three sets.


    The 32nd districts for volleyball were held Oct. 21 at Simon Kenton High School where the Williamstown Lady Demons faced the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers.

    The Lady Demons fought hard to make it to the district title game but Simon Kenton beat them in three sets.
    In the first half of the third set, Simon Kenton only had a two-point lead. WHS, cheered on by the crowd, were within reach of a win, but it wasn’t meant to be.

  • Lady Demons volleyball falls to...

    On Oct. 15, the Williamstown High School junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams took on the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats for their second to last game of the season.

    At the start of the night, the WHS junior varsity volleyball team played admirably against Walton. In the first game, the Lady Demons struggled to find a lead against the Lady Bearcats and finished the first game at a 21-11 loss.


    History was made by the Grant County Lady Braves soccer team.
    The girls’ soccer team defeated host Henry County Ladycats 2-1 on Oct. 21 for the program’s first-ever regional tournament victory.

  • Lady Braves advance in district...

    Entering post-season play on a four-game losing streak against an opponent on a four-game winning streak, Grant County girls’ soccer coach Ron Maddox knew his Lady Braves would have to play at their highest level to survive.

    And that’s exactly what they did.

    Grant County got outstanding play from all corners of the field in a thrilling 1-0 victory over Walton-Verona in first-round action of the District 32 Tournament Monday at Simon Kenton High School.

  • Grant Braves fall in district...

    The 2013 season was a tale of two halves for the Grant County Braves’ soccer team.
    Grant County ended the first month of the season with a stellar 9-2 record and was among the region’s best in both goals for and against.
    The Braves were also fresh off a Dry Ridge Toyota Cup championship.
    But the second half of the season was just the opposite as the Braves went 1-6 the rest of the way, including Monday’s 4-0 loss to Walton-Verona in the 32nd District Tournament at Simon Kenton High School that ended Grant County’s season.

  • Grant County Braves fall to...
  • Rivalry takes center court

    The Williamstown High School Lady Demons volleyball team traveled up the road to Grant County High School Oct. 9 for a match-up against the Grant County Lady Braves.

    The gymnasium was full and loud with cheers during the county rivalry – fans even rose to their feet during a couple of bumps, sets and spikes.
    The Lady Braves ended up dominating the evening with a win of 3-0 over the Lady Demons – something that meant a lot to Grant County High School senior, Macall Knight.