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Today's Sports

  • Passion drove GCHS duo

    Basketball has been a lifelong passion for the duo that led the Grant County boys’ basketball team this season.

    Mike Davis and Isaiah Wartman only played together for the final two years of their high school careers, but both brought the same intensity every time they walked on to the hardwood.

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    Grant County Youth Football holds camps

    The Grant County Youth Football League will hold its 2010 Youth Football Camp from April 19 through May 27. The camp will run for six weeks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Sign-ups for the camp will be held April 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grant County High School football field house.

    Registration is $40 with an additional $10 equipment fee.

    For more information, contact Chris Helmer, GCYFL athletic director, at 757-9636 or Angie Hunley, league president, at 466-1467.

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    Braves split games last week

    Score: 20-1 (five innings) win over Ludlow and 5-0 loss to Carroll County

    When: March 23 and 25

    Where: Grant County High School and Carroll County High School

    What: The Braves were able to rebound from their season opening loss to Bishop Brossart to dominate Ludlow 20-1. The Braves scored 10 in the first inning on their way to their five-inning victory.

    Hoping to continue with a win over Carroll County, the Braves were unable to muster any offense in a rain-soaked loss.

  • Lady Braves rely on pitching

    While the Grant County softball team waits for their bats to warm up, they are depending on their pitching staff to lead them.

    The Lady Braves are relying on junior Katelyn Roy to lead the staff as the ace, but they have also been able to see the strengths of sophomore Morgan McClure and eighth grader Hannah Thacker.

  • Runners raise money for American...

    Five Grant County runners took part in the 5K at the Mini Heart Marathon in Cincinnati and raised $300 for the American Heart Association.

    This has become a yearly event for Michael Schultz, second from left, and his friends.

    It all started several years ago when Michael’s grandmother passed away from a heart attack. He started to run and raise money in her honor. This year had a little more meaning to it as his grandfather from the other side of the family passed away recently because of a heart attack. Schultz ran in his honor also.

  • Lady Braves downed by Western...

    After a season opening win over Notre Dame, the Grant County softball team faced their first test of their season.

    The Lady Braves took on Western Hills and learned that, although they are young, they will have to get better at the plate.

    Grant County fell to Western Hills 5-1 on March 26, as they struck out 17 times.

  • Demons keep winning streak alive

    After five games, the Williamstown baseball team matched last season’s win total of five.

    After their sixth game, they were able to surpass it.

    The Demons opened the season with a come-from-behind-win against Gallatin County before defeating Trimble County. Williamstown was able to continue their winning ways with a 7-3 win over Owen County on April 1, giving the Demons three region wins in as many games.

  • WHS seniors became brothers

    For the past five years, Storm Mason and Eric White have been able to see each other grow from boys into young men, seeing growth on the court and in the hallways.

    “Storm’s family has become a second set of parents to me and Storm is like a brother,” White said. “We’ve been through some ups and downs. I couldn’t pick any one better to have gone through it with. When I moved here, we started building a friendship and we played ball all through the years, sticking it out.”

  • Lady Demons fall to Trimble,...

    The Williamstown softball team learned in their first game that they are capable of hitting the ball and staying in games.

    In their second game, they learned that mental errors are costly.

    The Lady Demons opened their season with a 12-8 loss to Trimble County on March 24.

    “It was a good opening day,” coach T.J. West said. “We hit the ball and made the plays we need to make, but they out hit us. We were only outside on the field two days before we played, so I was pleased with our effort.”

  • Grant County Middle School girls...

    The girls’ basketball teams at Grant County Middle School had talent at each grade level this year and their coaches believe that they will be something special as long as they keep working to improve.

    The sixth grade team had a record of 12-13, ending the season by winning eight of their last 12 games.