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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Cat Attack 2-18-10

    I don’t know about you, but I sure had a sense of déjà vu as I watched Kentucky battle Mississippi State. Flashbacks of Columbia and the team’s only loss of the season kept running through my mind with the same horrible ending about to repeat itself. But this time, instead of faltering on the road in a hostile environment, Kentucky managed to send the game to overtime where they were able to hold on for a hard fought victory 81-75.

  • What’s it going to...

    All it takes is one win and each team from Grant County and Williamstown could not only earn a chance to play for the district tournament championship, but also earn a spot in the region tournament.

    The 32nd district tournament begins Feb. 22 as Williamstown’s girls’ team plays Simon Kenton at 6 p.m., followed by Grant County’s girls taking on Walton-Verona at 8 p.m.

  • Demons drop game against...

    The Williamstown boys’ basketball team had to wait nine days between games because of the snow, but the Demons didn’t show any rust coming out strong against Gallatin County.

    The Demons played well, but turnovers ended up leading to an 81-71 loss on Feb. 11.

    “We played a lot better than we did at Gallatin,” coach Stacey May said. “They are at the top of the region as far as win-loss record and it was a pretty good effort from us.”

  • Braves fall to Anderson County

    GCHS boys’ basketball coach Joe Utter is looking for his team to play with a little more urgency.

    With only a couple of days to go before the Braves play Walton-Verona in the district tournament, Utter wants to see his players show that they are ready to be at their best when they play a win-or-go-home game.