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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.