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Today's Sports

  • Cats get mauled by Dogs

    Now that was not exactly the start to the SEC season that this year’s Kentucky Wildcats were looking for. The young Cats went to Athens and were soundly beaten by a more experienced team that played about as well as can be expected. That just happens sometimes, but what is more concerning is the second consecutive slow start that this time they weren’t able to recover from. Georgia wins 77-70.

  • Sports Shorts 1.6.11

    Braves struggle at Lloyd Memorial Invitational

    When: Dec. 28-30
    Where: Lloyd Memorial High School
    What: The Braves struggles continued after losing two close games at the Capitol City Invitational at Western Hills High School, only managing one win over the break, defeating Whitham-Hanson Regional, MA 52-29, Dec. 29.
    Upcoming: The Braves will have a tough test on the road as they will gear up for Walton-Verona Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
    Lloyd Memorial Invitational: 61-56 L, Campbell Co., 74-51 L, Boone Co., 52-29 W, Whitham-Hanson Regional, MA, 72-29 L, Bishop Brossart.

  • A Blast From The Past 1.6.11

    15 Years Ago
    Jan. 21, 1996

    Danny McMahon led the way for Grant County Braves, scoring 26 points and dishing out 10 assists as Grant County defeated Williamstown 83-61. Jamie Courtney added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Braves.

    25 Years Ago

    Jan. 6, 1986

  • Best of 2010

    The year of 2010 had some eventful moments in sports here in Grant County. Here is a sample of some of the top stories in sports.

    JANUARY

    • Tori Wilhoit grabs her 1,000th career rebound for Williamstown.
    • George Eldridge, Steve Howe, Carl Wenderoth and Bradie Bowen inducted into the Grant County Hall of Fame.

  • Lady Braves’ get hard fought win...

    The game looked more like a cage match than a basketball game as the Lady Braves defeated the Newport 39-23 Dec. 27 in their first game of the Grant County Invitational.

  • Braves kicker plays in Best of...

    Not many people in Grant County can say they have played in a high school all-star football game, but for senior kicker Preston Cahill it was a game he enjoyed  participating in.

    “I was honored to be a part of it,” he said. “It was a prestigious game and I was honored to represent Grant County High School.”

    Cahill was one of two kickers in the state to play in the Best of the Bluegrass Dec. 12 in Louisville at St. Xavier High School.

  • Mills signs to play soccer at...

    After playing his senior year for the Grant County Braves, Dustin Mills will play collegiate soccer at Union College.

    For Mills, it’s a dream come true.

    “Union has a good soccer program,” he said. “The coaches are great, the area is great. Everything is just close down there.”

  • Lady Demons win NCKC Tournament

    The Williamstown seventh grade girls won the North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament Dec. 18 at Gallatin County High School. In the first round, the Lady Demons faced the Lady Bearcats, defeating them 32-22. Rebekah Justice led the way for Williamstown with 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocks. The win advanced the Lady Demons into the championship game against Gallatin County, defeating the Lady Wildcats 41-21. Justice and Sammie Souder had 12 points each. The Lady Demons ended their season with a 14-1 record.

  • West nails shot, seals win for...

    The girls’ county rival game between Williamstown and Grant County felt like March Madness, as Lady Demons senior point guard Chelsea West hit a three-pointer with 20 seconds remaining to lift Williamstown over Grant County  46-45, Dec. 17.

    “It was the one we needed,” West said after the game. “I didn’t shoot well the whole game, but that was the one that we needed.”

  • Braves fend off Demons

    The game was not much of a game for the Braves as they defeated county rival Williamstown 87-41 Dec. 18 at Grant County High School.