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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Demons have rocky first few...

    Williamstown’s girls faced two tough teams to start the Grant County Invitational, but also faced other adversity.

    Against Sayre and Ludlow, the Lady Demons were unable to come away with a win, falling 49-33 to Sayre and 74-47 to Ludlow. During their game against Sayre, the Lady Demons lost one of their top players as Tori Wilhoit sprained her ankle, forcing her out of the game and left her on the bench against Ludlow. They hoped to have her back for their next game against Dayton on Dec. 22.

  • Rivalry starts anew

    With the start of a new year, an old rivalry will once again begin.

    On Jan. 5, the Grant County girls’ basketball team will play at Williamstown, with both teams looking to take the first game of the rivalry this season.

    Last season, the girls’ split the season series with each team winning on their home court.

  • Koebcke makes the grade as a...

    Union College’s Nathan Koebcke was one of 264 student-athletes to be honored as a 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete.

    Koebcke, a junior goalkeeper from Williamstown, is the 15th player in program history to be honored as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete. The last Bulldog to make the list was Dustin Isom in 2006. In all, 17 Union players have made the team since 1998.