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Today's Sports

  • Cheerleaders end season with...

    After ending their competitive season with an eighth place finish at KAPOS state, the Grant County High School varsity cheerleaders were looking forward to having fun for their final competition.

    The squad competed in the COA National Championship in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 27, finishing second in the medium division.

    “It was interesting,” coach Leigh Simpson said. “We went to have fun and finish the season on a high note. It was all about new experiences. They did a fantastic job.”

  • Demons downed by Simon Kenton

    Entering this season, Williamstown boys’ basketball coach Stacey May knew he would rely on his two returning players with varsity experience, seniors Storm Mason and Eric White.

    May knew that his seniors would lead their team in big games, but also hoped that the younger players would gain confidence as they gained varsity experience.

  • Cat Attack 3-1-10

    When South Carolina walked into Rupp Arena Thursday night there was only one thing on the over 24,000 screaming fans minds-Revenge.  Those pesky Gamecocks, led by their flea like point guard Devan Downey, had handed the then #1 Cats their first and only loss of the season a month earlier.  Most of the Kentucky team, save the always refreshingly honest Daniel Orton, was politically correct prior to the contest in saying it was just another game, blah blah blah.  But after the game Orton described the team’s feelings about the victory. “It is a little sweeter.

  • Cheerleaders place eighth at...

    After walking off the mat at the KAPOS state competition, the Grant County varsity cheerleaders knew they had just nailed their routine.

    The girls knew how well they had done when they saw tears in their coach’s eyes.

    “My girls looked better than I’ve ever seen them look,” coach Leigh Simpson said. “It was so amazing that it brought me to tears and I don’t cry. Just watching them perform at their best and seeing them be so proud of themselves was amazing.”

  • Lady Demons fall to defending...

    When the Williamstown girls’ basketball team faced Simon Kenton for the first time this season, the Lady Demons were able to play with two-time defending region champions, but were unable to come out with a win.

    The Lady Demons took on the Lady Pioneers in the first round of the 32nd district tournament on Feb. 22 and the teams traded baskets in the first quarter, as Simon Kenton held an 11-7 lead heading into the second quarter.

  • Grant County girls lose to...

    GCHS girls’ coach Darrell Guffey wanted to see his team either with a lead or tied with Walton-Verona after the first quarter of their district tournament matchup.

    While the teams were scoreless through the first two minutes, the Lady Cats were able to take a 19-7 lead in part to Grant County turnovers. The Lady Braves were unable to make up the early deficit, falling 60-36 on Feb. 22.

  • Lady Braves finish with big win

    The seventh grade Lady Braves finished their season on Feb. 13 against R.A. Jones Middle School. This was a huge game because earlier in the season, the Lady Braves were defeated by R.A. Jones by a score of 33-25. In that game, the Lady Braves had only three girls score.

    “It was a difficult loss for us. We didn’t play well and they pretty much beat us up at everything. It was a game that showed us we needed to be tougher,” coach Michael Camacho said.

    The Lady Braves were definitely ready for the rematch when the time came around.

  • Cat Attack 2-24-10

    Well our Kentucky Wildcats definitely had a knack for the dramatic this week, following up their come from behind victory at Mississippi State Tuesday night with an unbelievable finish in Nashville Saturday night.  Vanderbilt had a chance to pull into a first place tie in the SEC East with a victory and had dominated the Cats at home over the last several seasons.  This year’s edition of Cats had a different idea in mind though and with the victory finally have a little breathing room in the SEC East race with only four regular season games left to play.  

  • Braves split games before...

    After an overtime win over Lloyd Memorial on Feb. 19, the Grant County boys’ basketball team hoped to carry over their momentum and end their regular season with a win over Gallatin County on senior night.

    “The win against Lloyd was huge for us,” coach Joe Utter said. “It was important for the team to feel good about themselves. Our young players stepped up big for us.”

    The Braves started slow against Gallatin County and were unable to overcome their early deficit, falling 82-63 in a physical game on Feb. 20.

  • Demons drop three games

    Entering the 32nd district tournament, the Williamstown boys’ basketball team was hoping to pick up some late season wins.

    The Demons were unable to do so, falling 75-64 to Walton-Verona on Feb. 17, 62-50 to Henry County on Feb. 18 and 68-55 to Bracken County on Feb. 19.