Today's Sports

  • Braves football lose...

    Missed opportunities and costly penalties cost the Grant County a road win in a game they outplayed their opponent.
    In an offensive struggle, the Braves were held scoreless Sept. 13 and fell 6-0 to East Jessamine.
    Coach Kevin Siple said his team let a win get away.

  • GC Cross Country takes second...

    The Mason County Cross Country Invite brought cooler temperatures and faster times to Grant County’s Cross Country teams. A successful tone was established in the first race of the day as the girls’ varsity race began.
    From the start, Summer Dearing had made up her mind she was going to run her fastest time of the season. Sydney Parker and Dearing worked together throughout the race picking off runners. They stayed together until Dearing used her sprinting abilities to pull away at the end, finishing four seconds ahead of Parker (21:23 ), running a strong 21:27.


    The Grant County Braves Boys Golf team played with fierce determination on Sept. 8 when the team won against Pendleton and Owen counties with a score of 158. Pendleton had a score of 183 and Owen had a score of 181.

  • Hudson competes in Drive, Chip,...

    The first Kentucky Qualifiers for Drive, Chip and Putt Championship took place recently in Lexington at the Lakeside Golf Course.

  • Scroggins competes at state golf...

    Williamstown High School junior Hannah Scroggins has qualified for the state All A Tournament each of her two years playing competitive golf.
    Scroggins qualified for state last year after finishing third in the 8th Region tournament, but this year meant more because she took home first.


    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team played Simon Kenton with determination and heart but it wasn’t enough.

    The Lady Braves lost 0-3 against Simon Kenton.

    “The girls have a tendency to get down when they are losing in a game. When that happens, they stop working together and everything falls apart,” Lady Braves Volleyball coach Kelli Hollenkamp said.

    “They need to find a way to pick each other up,” Hollenkamp said.


    Several hundred runners arrived throughout the day Sept. 6 at Sherman Elementary School to take part in the 41st annual Grant County Cross Country Invitational.

    An open race for anyone interested began at 8 a.m., followed by the girls’ varsity 5K at 9 a.m. Races followed throughout the day, culminating with elementary girls and boys.

    Grant County High School senior Sydney Parker had an impressive finish in girls’ varsity, placing 17th overall out of 107 girls. She finished the 3.1 mile course in just under 23 minutes.

  • Braves fall 43-14 to New...

    A bad third quarter for the Grant County Braves football team squandered a hard-fought first half against a tough opponent on the road.
    The Braves fell 43-14 to New Richmond, Ohio, Sept. 5 for the team’s first loss of the season.

    The large margin of victory for New Richmond was a complete turnaround from a first half that saw GCHS leading 7-6 at the half, despite losing senior quarterback Michael McLean to a calf injury.


    No matter what sport it is, there is nothing better than a contest between two rivals.

    The first meeting of the year between the Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons volleyball teams took place Sept. 3.

    “I get crazy pumped up when we play the Braves,” said Williamstown senior Ashley Marksbury.

    GCHS junior Meagan Kinard echoed those sentiments.
    “Playing the Demons is one of the matches I look forward to most during the season,” she said. “We are all pumped up when we play them.”