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    SOCCER

    Grant boys fall to Pendleton

    Score: 3-2 Wildcats

    When: Sept. 3

    Where: Grant County Middle School

    What: Despite a furious rally in the last 15 minutes, the Grant County High School boys’ soccer team fell to Pendleton County.

    Key players: Senior Anthony Clouse scored the first goal and senior Neal Koebcke scored the second goal on a penalty kick.

    Game highlights: The Braves scored both goals in the final 15 minutes despite facing a three goal deficit.

  • Youth Cross Country Series...

    Girls Middle/High School

    1 Katelyn Simons 6:42.5

    2 Destiny Simons 7:03.7

    3 Courtney Colson 7:18.6

    4 Elizabeth Robinson 7:40.7

    5 Hayley Leach 7:44.2

    6 Alli Flick 8:22.4

    7 Janelle Tobler 8:46.4

    8 Kaylie Ezell 8:47.2

    9 Serena Purnell 8:50.8

    10 Amanda Cottrell 9:14.1

  • Demons compete in NCKC race

    The Williamstown cross country team was anxious to see how they would race on their changed course at home.

    Coach Michelle Whaley designed the course, but the team only had one day to prepare for the NCKC race that Williamstown hosted.

    The boys’ team came in third, while sophomore Katie Butler finished 10th on Sept. 1.

  • Braves shutout Walton-Verona

    Entering their game against Walton-Verona, the Grant County High School football team knew they were facing a team that was hungry for their first win.

    The problem for the Bearcats was that GCHS was hungrier to stay undefeated.

    The Braves defeated Walton-Verona 21-0 on Sept. 5.

    “The seniors did a good job of leading and it’s always good to start the season 2-0,” GCHS coach Mike Davis said. “I felt like we should have put the ball in the end zone more, but we controlled the line of scrimmage.”

  • GCMS takes old school approach...

    Grant County Middle School’s football team has gone back to the old school.

    The Braves are running the single-wing offense and it has helped them start their season with a 3-1 record after their 38-0 win over Paris Middle School on Sept. 1.

  • Senior connection lifts GCHS to...

    After the snap, quarterback Randy Salyers waited and waited, looking downfield for an open receiver while his offensive line bought him time.

    Wide receiver Tyler Sheffield broke from the line of scrimmage, hustled down the field and battled to get open.

    Before Sheffield was open, Salyers let the ball fly and as it floated in the air, Sheffield snagged it, broke a tackle and ran to the one-yard line before being tackled.

  • Grant County sweeps varsity...

    Over logs and through creeks, the Grant County cross country team took everything the Pendleton County Invitational threw at them and came out on top.

    The girls’ and boys’ varsity teams each took first place at the Pendleton County Invitational on Aug. 29 to start their season.

  • Lady Demons take down Holmes

    With each win, the Williamstown volleyball team is gaining more confidence.

    The Lady Demons extended their win streak to eight to start their season after victories over Holmes on Aug. 27 and Western Hills on Aug. 28.

    Williamstown controlled the match against Holmes, winning easily in two sets, 25-20 and 25-14.

  • Lady Demons take on All A tourney

    Ali Rich started her round at the All A regional tournament a little shaky, hitting a sand trap on the first hole and a water hazard on the second hole.

    Rich settled down and rebounded, playing well enough to qualify for the All A state tournament. Rich shot an 84 at Eagle Creek on Aug. 26. This is the first time that Rich, a junior, has advanced to the state tournament.

  • Volleyball team earns first win...

    The Grant County volleyball team knew that their first win would come sooner or later.

    The Lady Braves came away with their first win after defeating Gallatin County on Aug. 25 in three sets, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16.

    “Every game, winning or losing, gives us a hunger for another win,” senior Dawn Plunkett said. “We need to learn to take everything we’ve learned from every game to put it together. We’re playing as a team and we have a want to be better. We just need to believe that we can be a dominant team in this area.”