Today's Sports

  • Braves rebound by winning four...

    After starting the month off with a pair of losses, the Grant County Braves rebounded nicely to end January with four wins in their last six games.

    Included in those wins was am impressive 96-81 victory over Bracken County that marked the highest-scoring output for the team this season,  followed by a 57-46 win at Beechwood in an extreme defensive battle.

    February will be an especially busy month for the Braves with seven games in 12 days heading into district tournament play. After a district showdown at Walton-Verona on Feb. 4,

  • Lady Braves drop two as WHS game...

    Playing one of the region’s toughest schedules has not been kind to the Grant County Lady Braves.
    Facing two of the 9th Region’s best teams, the Lady Braves had their losing streak reach eight with a pair of losses this week to Conner, 81-59, and St. Henry, 64-51.
    The two teams are legitimate regional contenders and have both won double digit games already this season.

  • Demons fall to Owen in All A...

    Just days after suffering a disappointing defeat at cross-town rival Grant County, the Williamstown Demons did all they could to redeem themselves in All A Classic action this week against Owen County.
    And while Williamstown played well, it wasn’t enough in a 63-51 loss against the Rebels, who are one of the 8th Region’s top teams with a 10-3 record against Kentucky opponents that includes an 8-2 mark against regional foes.

  • Braves miss out on upset with 71...

    Any and all conversations regarding District 32 boys’ basketball must start and finish with the Simon Kenton Pioneers. Winners of seven district championships in the eight years since they were realigned into the 8th Region, the Pioneers are once again widely considered the favorites to capture the district crown this season.

  • Williamstown Lady Demons win...

    The Williamstown Lady Demons captured a pair or impressive victories in girls’ junior varsity basketball action this week.
    The Lady Demons topped Bellevue 41-23 before needing overtime to get past visiting Bracken County, 54-48. Williamstown was not as fortunate against a deep Covington Holmes team, falling 55-35.

    Williamstown 41, Bellevue 23
    Williamstown jumped on top early and never let up, outscoring the host team in all four quarters.


    While she is never happy with a loss, Williamstown Coach Kasey Mason didn’t have to look hard to find plenty of positives in a pair of Lady Demon defeats this week.

    Falling 61-59 against Bracken County and 65-58 against Holmes, Williamstown actually played two of its better games of the season. Holmes beat the Lady Demons by 23 three weeks ago but was only up by three with one minute remaining in the rematch Jan. 27 at Williamstown.

  • Braves win two of last three...

    After limping into the New Year in the midst of a season-long four-game losing streak, things are looking up for the Grant County Braves.
    Winners of two of their last three games, the Braves are showing the potential that is expected within the program and are now 6-9 overall, including a 3-1 record against district foes after recent wins over Walton-Verona, 63-48, and Williamstown, 80-51.


    Jordan Saylor exploded for a season-high 24 points and the Grant County Braves hit 10 3-pointers in an impressive 80-51 victory over visiting cross-town rival Williamstown on Jan. 20 at the Coaches vs. Cancer event.

  • Williamstown Demons start win...

    Coming into the season with high expectations for themselves, the Williamstown Demons were not a happy team after winning only two times in their first 10 games.
    But instead of lying around and licking their wounds, the Demons decided to do something about it and have won six of eight games since, including three in a row after wins over Walton-Verona and St. Francis last week.

  • GCHS, WHS athletes named stat...

    Local athletes and teams were well represented in the latest release of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ stat leaders.
    Williamstown’s David Jump, who recently joined the school’s 1,000-point club, ranks fifth in Kentucky in points per game with an average of 25.9 per contest. Brent Back of Augusta leads Kentucky at 29.1 points per game.
    Jump, a senior guard, is also among the state’s best free throw shooters, hitting over 80 percent (98-of-122) from the charity stripe.