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Today's Sports

  • Braves defeat Walton-Verona on...

    Against Walton-Verona, the Grant County Braves were looking to take hold of first place in the district.

    With a 57-53 win on the road, the Braves did just that.

    Now 3-0 in the district and 12-4 overall, Grant County is now in control of their district seed.

  • Demons bounce back with...

    The Williamstown Demons were anxious to get back on the court after their loss to Grant County. Unfortunately for Trimble and Henry County, the Demons played with a passion to keep building on the success they have enjoyed this season.

    The Demons defeated Trimble County 56-47 on Jan. 9 and came out ahead of Henry County 56-54 on Jan. 12.

  • GCHS cheerleaders prepare for...

    For the Grant County High School cheerleaders, the chance to perform at the KAPOS regional competition at Shelby County gives them the opportunity to repeat as eighth region champions.

    Last year, the varsity and junior varsity teams each took first place at the regional competition. Now, they’re looking for the chance to set the standard for Braves cheerleading.

  • Lady Demons win at home

    The Grant County Lady Braves and the Williamstown Lady Demons each wanted to win.

    Tied heading into the fourth quarter, the game between the county rivals came down to which team executed down the stretch.

    The Lady Demons made their free throws and slowed Grant County’s defense on their way to a 51-45 victory.

  • Braves play at Lloyd Memorial...

    The Grant County Braves basketball team had a busy holiday break.

    After playing in the Jessamine County Invitational, the Braves followed that up with the Lloyd Memorial Invitational, going 2-2.

    Grant County started with a 73-67 win over Muhlenberg South in their first game of the tournament.

  • Demons fall to Simon Kenton

    After a last minute loss to Walton-Verona, the Williamstown Demons were looking to get a district win at Simon Kenton.

    Unfortunately, the Demons lost the game in the final minute, falling 83-72.

    “I’m really happy with our effort,” coach Stacey May said. “We could have shot the ball better. But they did a good job of taking our high/low offense away. They gave us open shots, but we just couldn’t knock them down.”

    Although they lost, the Demons are building confidence, playing teams to the final minute.

  • Lady Demons end tournament with...

    The Williamstown Lady Demons had set a goal at the beginning to stay above .500 for the season. With two losses to start the Grant County Invitational, they dipped below their goal, but with two wins to end the tournament, they are right back on track.

    The Lady Demons defeated Dayton 47-45 to end their losing streak before dominating Silver Grove 51-23 to come in fifth place for the tournament.

  • Lady Braves start tournament...

    Early in their games against Silver Grove and Eminence, the GCHS girls’ basketball team had their opponents under control.

    In their first game of the Grant County Invitational, the Lady Braves led 9-0 after the first quarter on their way to 24-5 lead after the first half. Silver Grove was held scoreless for the first 12 minutes of the game, which Grant County won 55-24 on Dec. 18.

    “It was nice to come out and be aggressive,” coach Darrell Guffey said. “We didn’t come out strong early, but our defense picked us up. It was really good.”

  • GCHS boys go 2-2 at Jessamine...

    The GCHS boys’ team kept their wining streak alive to open the Jessamine County Invitational.

    The Braves defeated East Jessamine 76-66 on Dec. 18, stretching their record to 6-0 to start the season.

    Mike Davis led the Braves with 25 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks.

    “Getting Davis settled in and stepping up to give us an inside presence is important to us and important to him as well,” coach Ron Kinmon said.

  • GCMS teacher runs NYC marathon...

    Tammy Turner has run marathons before, but when she ran in the New York City Marathon on Nov. 2, she did it for her late mother.

    Audra Turner had always supported her daughter, especially when she first brought up the idea of running in a marathon.

    Now, she’s run in eight marathons, but never before with such a purpose.