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Today's Sports

  • Braves slow down running Rebels

    The Grant County Braves boys’ basketball team hosted Owen County on Jan. 23.  

    The Braves came out on top 59-54 on the night where the Braves honored four senior basketball players and two managers.  

    Seniors Zach Tuggle, Luke Adkins, Conner McClure and Tanner Souder were honored for their accomplishments on the basketball floor and in the classroom for the Braves.  

    Brianna Smallwood and Hannah Davis were honored for their commitment to the basketball program as managers over the last few years.  

  • Last-second heroics lead Braves...

    The Grant County Braves boys’ basketball team travelled to Simon Kenton on Jan. 20 to take on the Pioneers in a crucial district matchup.  
    The Braves pulled out a big win 73-72 when senior Luke Adkins scored with three seconds left in the game.  
    The Braves trailed by eight with two minutes left to play but turned up the defense and came up with three big steals in the closing minutes of the game that turned into baskets on their side of the court.  The place erupted in a deafening sound of excitement when Adkins hit the winning shot.  

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky signee P.J. Washington will be in western Kentucky to play games Feb. 17 and Feb. 18 as part of The Grind Session at Marshall County High School.
    Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) was not originally scheduled to play in Kentucky this year. However, when the offer to play two games in Kentucky came, Findlay Prep coach Paul Washington knew it was too good an opportunity to decline.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Kentucky figures to have an entertaining game with South Carolina Jan. 21 in Rupp Arena. However, odds are the halftime show will be even more entertaining.

  • Braves fall to Pendleton 95-70
  • Demons lose to Gallatin in 8th...
  • Demons win big over Braves

    The Williamstown Demons evened up the season series against cross-county rivals Grant County on Jan. 3 with a 76-62 home win.
    It was all Demons from the get go.

    They controlled the opening tip and immediately went inside to Wenzie Fox for the first score of the game.  
    On the next possession, Jon Jump hit a 24-foot three pointer from the wing and the Demons were on their way to routing the Braves.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS

    Having Hamidou Diallo decide to start his college basketball career now was no surprise to Marc Allard, sports editor of the Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin.
    Diallo, a 6-5 guard, announced Jan. 7 that he would start classes at Kentucky this week. He had graduated from Putnam Science Academy (Conn.) last year and had been playing there as a graduate student this season.

  • Braves win Mike Swauger Holiday...

    The Grant County Braves played at Bellevue High School and went 3-0 to win the Mike Swauger tournament.
    The Braves won 59-48 against Brossart on Dec. 21; 59-46 against John McGregor, Ontario Canada on Dec. 22 and won 92-88 against Newport in the championship game.

  • Lady Braves lose 50-32 against...