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Today's Sports

  • Cummins visits Dominican...

    Faith has always been a big part of Joshua Cummins’ life.

    But for the sophomore pitcher at Asbury College, a mission trip to the Dominican Republic with his college baseball team reinforced how much it means to have God in his life.

  • Pelfrey signs with Eastern...

    Hard work and a drive to make it to the next level are what helped Grant County High School senior Dillon Pelfrey reach a goal in his life.

    Pelfrey signed to play baseball for Eastern Kentucky University on April 26.

    “This means a lot to me,” Pelfrey said. “This is something that I’ve thought about and worked for the past 18 years of my life. It means a lot to my family and I’m kind of overwhelmed.”

    Pelfrey, who pitches and plays shortstop for the Braves, will play in the infield for the Colonels.

  • Williamstown starts tennis team

    It started as a hope for coach Sean Binder and eventually turned into a reality.

    Binder, who played four years of tennis in high school, had wanted to start a tennis team at Williamstown for several years, but was unable to drum up enough interest.

    After enough girls showed interest during a recent survey, the Williamstown school board approved the addition of girls’ tennis to the athletic program on Feb. 8.

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    Lady Braves named co-champs at tourney

    Scores: 7-2 and 4-3

    When: April 23 and 24

    Where: George Rogers Clark

    What: The Lady Braves finished as co-champions of the Big 8 Classic after defeating Jeffersontown and host George Rogers Clark when the Lady Braves rallied for three runs in the seventh inning for the win. Grant County was scheduled to play Woodford County, but the tournament was shortened due to rain.

    With the two wins, the Lady Braves extended their winning streak to seven games.

  • GCHS, WHS compete at Grant...

    Girls’ 100-meter dash - Sara Moreland, third, Rebecca Saylor, seventh, Alexis Willen, ninth, and Jessica Knott, 10th

    Girls’ 200-meter dash - Caylin Hare, fifth, Michelle Willoughby, sixth, Sara Moreland, seventh, and Amber Perkins, 13th

    Girls’ 400-meter dash - Caylin Hare, third, and Taylor Cummins, fourth, Isabelle Ridder, eighth, and Amber Perkins, ninth

    Girls’ 800-meter run - Alex Prokopchak, third, and Jackie Roche, fifth, and Savannah Kinsey, 12th

    Girls' 1600-meter run - Courtney Colson, 10th, and Mara Yaeger, 11th

  • Lady Braves sweep season series

    The Grant County softball team set a preseason goal of improving on their .500 record in the district from last season.

    With a 15-0 win in five innings against rival Williamstown on April 21, the Lady Braves did just that, improving to 4-0 in the district and earning their fifth straight win.

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    GCHS take down Carroll County

    Scores: 7-6

    When: April 14

    Where: Carroll County High Schools

    What: The Braves were able to defeat Carroll County after the Panthers were able to win the Eighth Region All “A” tournament. Grant County relied on junior Aaron Goe on the mound.

  • Grant County earns two district...

    Late game heroics and early dominance helped the Grant County softball team come away with wins against district opponents Simon Kenton and Walton-Verona.

    The Lady Braves are undefeated within district play and have earned three wins, but their most exciting win was their victory over the Lady Pioneers.

    Down 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh with two outs and sophomore Erica Stith on second base, GCHS junior Katelyn Roy was just looking for a pitch to hit.

  • Lady Demons fall to SK

    Giving up a big inning and the inability to string together a productive run at the plate proved to be the Williamstown softball team’s downfall again.

    The Lady Demons were only able to score one run and allowed Simon Kenton to score six runs in the fourth inning on their way to a 10-1 loss on April 19.

  • Demons race at Grant County

    After getting the first several meets out of the way, the athletes on the Williamstown track and field team have learned what to expect when they compete.

    They’ve learned their strengths and are excited to see where their talents are best used.

    “My athletes have fallen in love with track and field,” coach Michelle Whaley said. “I have been impressed with their speed, strength and times in all the events. We need the experience so that we can really find out what events the athletes are the best at.  ”