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Today's Sports

  • Demons fall to Bearcats in...

    This season, the Williamstown baseball team has battled inconsistency when they had runners in scoring position.

    They twice had the bases loaded against Walton-Verona in the district tournament, but came away with only one run in a 10-2 loss on May 18.

    “Our goal this year was to be competitive in the district and we kind of let that down here at the end,” coach Aaron Biddle said. “It kills us when we get the bases loaded and don’t score. It’s unfortunate, but we’ve had a good year and stayed competitive.”

  • Lady Braves earn win on senior...

    Heading into their senior night game against Notre Dame, the Grant County softball team had won five straight games.

    The Lady Braves continued with their winning ways, coming away with a 4-1 victory over Notre Dame on May 13.

    “I thought that was the best defensive game we played all year,” coach Ott Reed said. “We were stinging the ball at the plate and manufactured our runs.”

  • Ridge Riot grows bigger and...

    The Dry Ridge Skate Park is known in the tri-state area as a skate park that flows well and is unique, built to the terrain of the hill that it sits on.

    Its distinctiveness was on display as over 500 spectators came to watch Ridge Riot 3, a skateboarding competition sponsored by the Ridge Skate Shop and the Golden Art Project, on May 17.

  • Demons fall in first round of...

    After playing “the worst game of the season” against Gallatin County, the Williamstown Demons were looking to rebound in their first round game of the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament.

    The Demons played better, but still came away with a 10-8 loss to Owen County on May 7.

  • Braves struggle in losses to...

    Giving up eight or more runs in two losses, the Grant County baseball team knows they need to play better with the district tournament looming.

    The Braves fell 8-1 to Bishop Brossart on May 5 and 9-2 to Ryle on May 7.

    Grant County was looking forward to playing Bishop Brossart after losing 13-4 in their first game of the season.

  • Gorby signs with Wilmington...

    Battling through two knee injuries, Candace Gorby earned herself a chance to play college basketball.

    Gorby signed with Wilmington College on May 6.

    “It’s exciting,” Gorby said. “A lot of players don’t play high school ball with the expectancy to go on and play college ball. But ever since I played for Brian Soules in middle school, he always made it feel like it was a possibility for me. To have the opportunity to meet a whole new group of girls and play college ball, it’s exciting.”

  • Lady Demons outlast Gallatin...

    The Williamstown softball team was down early to Gallatin County, but battled for 10 innings to come out on top.

    The Lady Demons defeated Gallatin County 6-5 on May 5.

    “It was an ugly win,” coach T.J. West said. “But it’s a win. I loved the girls’ effort. They never gave up and fought hard.”

    Williamstown scored first as Tori Wilhoit reached first base with an infield single and stole second. Amanda Goodrich drove her in with a double, putting the Demons ahead 1-0 after the first inning.

  • Ridge Riot 3 set for May 17

    Roy Lester has seen the Ridge Riot rocket in popularity and interest.

    Ridge Riot is a skateboarding exhibition at the skate park in Dry Ridge, featuring friendly competition.

    Lester, owner of the Ridge Skate Shop in Dry Ridge and host of the event, is looking forward to the event’s third year, which will be held on May 17. Registration takes place at 2 p.m. with a fee of $10. The competition will start at 4 p.m. Ridge Riot is sponsored by the Golden Art Project and the Ridge Skate Shop.

  • Buescher wins shootout in Drive...

    James Buescher started the ARCA RE/MAX series “Drive Smart! Buckle-Up! Kentucky 150” on the pole. One hundred laps later, he ended the race in victory lane.

    Buescher took first place in a race that had 47 laps of caution, battling Justin Lofton to earn the win.

  • Norman breaks school record in...

    Heading into her final home meet, Natalie Norman was getting ready for the regional meet.

    She decided against running in the 400-meter dash to focus her energy and preparation on the 800-meter dash, an event she hopes she can compete for a state championship.

    It paid off as she broke her own school record with a time of 2:19.21.