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Today's Sports

  • Lady Demons sweep Lady Braves

    For the second consecutive season, the Williamstown Lady Demons swept the Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team, winning both sets (25-16, 25-22), Sept. 16 at Williamstown High School.

    “It was a nail-biter,” said Williamstown coach Wes Staff about the second match against Grant County.

    As far as the performance of the team in both matches, Staff felt his players were hitting the ball efficiently.

  • Racing in the rain

    As the 37th annual Grant County Invitational got under way, the boys’ varsity race had Mother Nature pour down rain right at the start of their race, Sept. 11 at Sherman Elementary.

    “It felt great,” said Williamstown senior Matt Lillard, who finished with a time of 23:24.7 and 135th place in the race. “I just couldn’t see because water was in my contacts, but I was really glad it ended after just a few minutes.”

    For Williamstown, the team finished 15th out of 21 schools in the event, making coach Michelle Whaley happy for her runners.

  • St. Xavier Tiger Run Results

    Grant County

    Girls' Varsity - Destiny Simmons (134), Katie Holtman (142), Kaitlyn Howard (158), Hayley Leach (161), Courtney Colson (181), Katelyn Simmons (190), Kassidy Milburn (211)

    Boys' Varsity - Jordan Cummins (27), Brandon Gouge (113), Tyler Edmondson (118), Dylan Jackson (147), Danny Hess (167), Jarred Baker (175), Justin McGough (201)

    Boys' Junior Varsity - Michael Schultz (53)

     

  • Williamstown represented at All...

    Williamstown had two golfers represent them in the All “A” State Tournament, Sept. 11 at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.

    Senior golfer Ali Rich finished the match in 17th place, shooting an 84.

    On the day of the tournament, thunderstorms interrupted the match for a couple of hours, throwing Rich off her game.

  • Grant County set to get win over...

    For the second time this season, the Grant County Braves will be facing Williamstown in volleyball, as the game will be played Sept. 16 at Williamstown High School.

    In the first match up, the Lady Demons (6-10) swept the Braves (3-13) in two sets, 25-14 and 25-11, at Grant County High School, Aug. 30.

  • Home Sweet Home

    Grant County head football coach Mike Davis wanted the Braves to make a statement against Pendleton County, after being outhustled last season to the Wildcats.

    Davis got his wish, as the Braves defense shut out Pendleton County 31-0, Sept. 10 on Homecoming Night.

    “I made it a point tonight, because I personally took the blame that it was me that lost that game,” he said about losing to Pendleton County last season in overtime. “I swore that I would never let that happen again.”

  • Soccer teams prep for...

    Soccer fans, if you want a full day’s action of soccer, you are going to get it, as the Grant County Invitational is coming Sept. 18 at Grant County Middle School.

    Both the Grant County Braves and Lady Braves soccer teams will be in action, starting with the boys at 9:45 a.m., as they will face Covington Latin in the first game.

    For boys’ head coach Clay Mattingly the tournament is something he looks forward to.

  • Lady Braves, Lady Demons to...

    The Williamstown Volleyball team will be hosting the Volley for Cure game, Sept. 16, as they take on county rival Grant County at 7 p.m.

    For Williamstown volleyball coach Wes Staff, the game is for a good cause.

    “We are raising money for cancer,” he said. “People can buy T-shirts, and there is a lot of stuff going on that night.”

    Both teams will be wearing pink jerseys for the game, Williamstown will have a lighter pink shirt as the home team and Grant County will have a darker pink for being on the road.

  • Teen kicks it onto state ODP team

    For a young Grant County girl, the experience of playing on the Kentucky Olympic Development Program this summer was something she would never forget.

    “It was an honor to know that you are one of the top girls in the state,” said Bethany Lawrence, 13, of Dry Ridge.

    According to the Kentucky ODP site, it is a national program that identifies and develops youth players in their state, region, and country in soccer competitions.

    The process of getting onto the team was a drawn out one.

  • A game to forget

    It was an easy game to forget for the Grant County boys’ soccer team as they lost to Campbell County 7-0, Sept. 4 at Grant County Middle School.

    “I was not expecting this,” said coach Clay Mattingly.

    Within the first 20 minutes of the game, the Camels had scored five goals and had a commanding lead that did not falter.