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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • Braves dominate Carroll, Scott

    With a shutdown defense and electric offense, the Grant County boys’ soccer team took down Carroll County and Scott County.

    The Braves defeated Carroll County 6-1 on Aug. 25.

    Four players scored goals for Grant County as Anthony Clouse (two), Lincoln Howe (two), Phillip Clough (one) and Brian Chapman (one) keyed the Braves’ attack.

  • Lady Braves take second at Paris...

    The Grant County girls’ soccer team wanted to earn a trophy at the Paris Relay for Life Cup.

    After the tournament, they came away with one, but not the one they wanted.

    The Lady Braves earned second place, falling to Villa Madonna 5-1 on Aug. 23.

  • Lady Braves improve with practice

    The Grant County girls’ golf team has been busy.

    The girls have played in five tournaments and two matches in the last two weeks.

    The girls began their season at the Beechwood Invitational on Aug. 3, finishing third out of 11 schools. The girls finished behind Scott County and Henry Clay.

    The team then played in the Lady Rebel Invitational on Aug. 5. The team came in third behind Sacred Heart and Notre Dame, but defeated Owen County and Villa Madonna, two regional opponents.

  • Wright and Livingood lead Braves

    The Grant County boys’ golf team has started their season strong, but know they still have room to improve as they work to make it to the state tournament as a team.

    The team played at the Bullitt East Invitational at Heritage Hill Golf Course in Shepherdsville, finishing 14 out of 22 teams on Aug. 5.

    “It was a good measure of where we are at the beginning of the year,” coach Lance Robinson. “Some of the golfers realized they weren’t in as good as shape as they should have been and it motivates them to do better.”

  • Braves start season with win

    While the Grant County boys’ soccer team struggled with the heat in their season opener, scoring was not a problem.

    The Braves scored three goals in the first half against Covington Latin, coming away with a 3-0 win on Aug. 18.

    Senior Anthony Clouse scored two goals and senior Phillip Clough added the third goal.

    “It was a good starting game for us,” coach Dempsey Schlueter said. “We started to wear down and it gave us a chance to get the younger players some experience.”

  • Grant County and Williamstown...

    Feet were pounding the bleachers, hands were clapping in rhythm, student sections were screaming and Williamstown walked away with a win.

    In the team’s first matchup of the season, Williamstown’s volleyball team came away with a three-set thriller over Grant County on Aug. 20.

    “It was a tough win and we had to work for every point,” Lady Demons coach Wes Staff said. “We didn’t play strong at the net on defense, we were confused and our passing was not the best all night long.”

  • Moreland places in top 10 at NCKC

    When the Williamstown boys’ golf team started their season, coach Sean Binder knew he would have to rely on Sean Moreland.

    Moreland, a sophomore, lead the Demons during the NCKC tournament, shooting a 63 to place sixth out of 35 golfers and was named to the all-tournament team on Aug. 22.

    “I was excited because I didn’t think I had a chance,” Moreland said. “I had a good round and slipped in to make the all-tournament team. Hopefully, I can make it in years to come.”

  • GCHS football team prepares for...

    The Grant County football team is ready to play under the bright lights of their home field.

    The Braves will start their season as the final game of the third annual Grant County Gridiron Kickoff Classic. They will play Owen County at 8 p.m. on Aug. 29. Before they play, Walton-Verona will play Berea at 2 p.m. and Dayton will play Pendleton County at 5 p.m.

    To prepare for the start of the regular season, the Braves scrimmaged Boone County, Harrison County and Iroquois on Aug. 14.