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  • Lady Braves take swing at state...

     Nine holes into the regional golf championships, Grant County coach Marcus Camacho must have felt like he was trapped in a horrible nightmare with his team struggling, despite playing on its home course.

    But the Lady Braves rebounded on the back nine with some of their
    best golf of the season to finish regional runners up and earn a spot in the state golf championships to be held this week in Bowling Green.

  • ON THE RUN

    The Williamstown cross country team hosted their annual invitational on Saturday. Twenty-three schools attended, with over 500 athletes competing, including students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. Races began at 9:00 a.m. and continued throughout the day, with rain in the afternoon causing the primary girls’ and boys’ races to be combined.

  • GCHS competes at WHS meet

    The Grant County cross country team enjoyed a short commute to their meet Saturday at Williamstown High School.
    In the girls’ varsity 5K race, sophomore Hayley Leach led the girls’ team with an 11th place finish and a time of 23:10.05. She was joined by teammate and eighth grader Kinley Wilson in 25th place. Competing in the girls’ JV race were junior Elizabeth Robinson and senior Jade Aragon.

  • FIREBALLS WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Williamstown runners ‘stampede’...

    Williamstown Cross Country runners competed Saturday in Georgetown at the “Double S Stampede” Invitational.
    The girls’ JV team brought home a trophy, with sophomore Avery March placing first in the race, followed by senior Macy Goetz in second, sophomore Carly Middleton in third and eighth-grader Megan Perkins in fourth place.

    The boys’ JV team also had strong finishes, with eighth-grader Brady Montgomery taking fourth place and senior Chaz Jordan in seventh place.

  • Grant boys golf ends season with...

    Despite failing to reach their ultimate goal of earning a spot in the state tournament, the Grant County Braves ended the 2013 golf season this week with heads held high after completing one of the most successful seasons in recent memory.
    Grant County shot an above-average 326 at Monday’s regional championships held at the A.J. Jolly Golf Course in Alexandria, finishing well off the lead and out of contention for a spot as a team in the state championships. The Braves had the same luck with no individuals scoring high enough to advance past regionals.

  • Heavy rain throws GCHS girls’...

    Playing on their home course for the Tom Johnson Classic, Grant County girls’ golf coach Marcus Camacho expected his team to shine. So needless to say, the Lady Braves’ fourth place finish was not something he rushed home to tell his friends and family about.

    Grant County’s final score of 361 was just one stroke from second place, putting the Lady Braves in a third-place tie with Villa Madonna, a spot they lost in a scorecard playoff to officially finish fourth overall in the team standings.

  • Grant boys outscore opponents 10...

    In its final tune ups for the Toyota Cup, the Grant County boys’ soccer team ran its win streak to three games this week with a pair of impressive road wins that saw the Braves outscore their opponents by a combined score of 10-1.

    The Braves had an easy time in an 8-1 win over Henry County followed by a 2-0 victory over heated-rival Owen County.

  • W-V Bearcats best Braves 41-20

    The Grant County Braves lost to the Walton-Verona Bearcats 41-20 on Sept. 21, but what a fourth quarter game!

    After being postponed from Friday to Saturday due to stormy weather, the game kicked off on a sunny late afternoon. The Braves started off slow in the first half scoring no points.

  • GCHS Lady Braves beat Lady...

    The Grant County Lady Braves volleyball team defeated the Gallatin County Lady Cats with a score of 3-0 on Sept. 19.
    Besides winning the game, sophomore Sarah Hall and senior Casey Hinton, said the intensity and energy of that game were some of their favorite moments so far this season.
    “The most exciting part of the game for me was our big volleys that we had, as well as picking up the tips – it was really fun and intense and everyone was yelling,” Hall said.