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Today's Sports

  • Lady Braves defeat Bourbon

    As a test case for what might be coming soon to high school volleyball, the Grant County and Bourbon County volleyball teams decided to experiment.

    The teams played a best of five match and the Lady Braves made the most of their opportunity, coming away with a four-set victory, winning 25-20, 25-20, 25-27 and 25-22 on Sept. 10.

  • Braves defeat Bearcats,...

    Following their loss to Pendleton County, the Grant County High School boys’ soccer team was driven to prove they could play a complete game.

    Against the Wildcats, the Braves rallied in the final 15 minutes, but were looking to show their skill over the full 90 minutes.

    They proved they could with back-to-back wins over Walton-Verona and Harrison County.

    The Braves defeated Walton-Verona 1-0 Sept. 8 on a goal from senior Anthony Clouse.

  • GCHS hosts Invitational at new...

    After the first meet at their new course at Sherman Elementary, the Grant County cross country team might wish they raced there more often.

    The boys’ varsity, middle school and elementary teams took first place in their races, while the junior varsity team took second, trailing Covington Catholic by one point.

    In the boys’ varsity race, junior Jordan Cummins placed fourth to lead the Braves, coming in at a time of 16:56.1, the best time under coach Marlon Kinsey since Johnny Twehues ran a 16:56.7 in 1990.

  • GCHS falls to Pendleton in OT

    Thirty seconds away from starting their season with three straight wins, the Grant County High School football team was trying to move the ball down the field to make a field goal easier for their kicker, Preston Cahill.

    Unfortunately, the Braves fumbled the ball, allowing Pendleton County to force overtime with the teams tied 14-14.

    The Wildcats took the field on offense to start overtime and scored, putting the pressure on Grant County to answer with a score of their own.

  • Youth Cross Country Series...

    Girls Middle/High School

      1 Katelyn Simons               6:54.5    

      2 Destiny Simons               7:00.9    

      3 Courtney Colson              7:25.9   

      4 Hayley Leach                 7:34.1    

  • Rich competes at All A state

    Ali Rich set a goal before the golf season started that she wanted to make it to the All A state tournament.

    After competing in the tournament, she’s set a goal of returning her senior year and improving on her performance.

    Rich shot a 90 in the All A state tournament at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond Sept. 12.

  • GCHS girls take first at Classic

    The Grant County High School girls’ golf team didn’t know that the Grant County Classic would come down to their final holes.

    They also didn’t know how important it would be to at least make par for their final hole.

    The Lady Braves earned first place on Sept. 12 with a score of 349, finishing one stroke ahead of region opponent Notre Dame.

  • Sports Shorts

    SOCCER

    GCHS defeats Owen County in rematch

    Score: 2-0 Lady Braves

    When: Sept. 9

    Where: Grant County Middle School

    What: After a week off, the Lady Braves returned to the field to face Owen County. Despite a sluggish first half, the Lady Braves answered in the second half by scoring two goals back-to-back. Freshman Gwen MacAdams and senior Amber Cope scored to put the Lady Braves ahead before the game was shortened by lightning.

  • Wright takes first at Tates...

    Zach Wright has led the Grant County High School boys’ golf team all season as the team’s low shooter.

    That consitency earned him first place honors at the Tates Creek Invitational on Aug. 29 with a score of 71.

    “I shot pretty well and the team played well too,” Wright said. “The best I’ve ever played was in June at Triple Crown, but this ranks up there. I think the team is close to where we want to be, but we need to work on our short game.”

  • Sports Shorts

    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.