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Today's Sports

  • Demons end season at regionals

    The Williamstown High School cross country season ended Nov. 1at the Class A regionals at Idlewild Park in Burlington.
    Members from the middle and high school teams gave it their all as they competed in cold conditions on a 5K course, but none were able to earn a spot high enough to qualify for the state meet.

    In the girls’ race, St. Henry dominated by having the top five runners and placing first as a team.
    From Williamstown, sophomore Michaela Kennedy had the highest finish (57th), followed by seventh grader Emily Perkins (61st).  

  • GCHS boys soccer reach double-...

    While the season ended on a disappointing note, the Grant County High School boys soccer team had many highlights as well.
    The Braves finished with a 10-7 record.
    In tournament play, the team lost 1-0 in the 32nd district finals against rival Simon Kenton, but still advanced to the 8th region tournament at Collins.
    However, the Braves ran into a buzz saw in the regionals against South Oldham, who went on to win the regional title and will play Scott High School in the state semi-finals this week.
    GCHS lost 8-0 to South Oldham to end their season.

  • Braves look at positives after...

    With no hope of making the playoffs, the Grant County Braves played for pride in their final game of the season.
    Despite two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the team fell 34-21 against North Laurel.
    The loss brought the Braves record to 1-8-1 on the season.

  • Clark officiates World Junior...

    David Clark has been running most of his life.
    Clark, who is also managing the Grant County Youth Cross Country Series, has been involved in track and field since middle school.

    He recently traveled to Eugene, Oregon for the third time to officiate the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Youth Meet.  
    He has been an officiate for the IAAF since 1997.
    The IAAF is for track and field members 19 and under. There were 10 officials from Kentucky.

  • Parker wins at Harrison County...

    The Grant County Braves had their final tune-up before the post-season on Oct. 23 at the Harrison County Invite. With the regional meet just a week away, the Braves were hoping to run well and go into next week with added confidence.
    Senior Sydney Parker, running in her final invitational of her high school career, went out to the lead from the start and never looked back as she pushed the pace over the hills of the Harrison County Country Club, finishing in 21:31.

  • Webster, Beavers place fifth,...

    Grant County’s middle school and elementary cross country teams wrapped up their seasons on Oct. 25 at their state meet held in Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    With over 350 runners in each race, this was the largest field the Braves would compete in all year, but the Braves approached this race with the confidence they have had all year. The team had many personal bests.
     

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  • Grant marching band receives...

    Name of Competition: Bluegrass Pageant of Bands
     Location and Date:  Bryan Station in Lexington on Oct. 18.
    Ranking and Awards:  First place in Class AAAA (Best music, visual, and effect), Reserve Grand Champion overall
     

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit...

    Name of competition:  2014 Bryan Station Bluegrass Pageant of Bands
     

    Location and date:  Bryan Station High School
     

    Ranking and any awards:   The Band of Spirit received first Place in Class A during the preliminary competition.  Beechwood was second, Nicholas Co. was third and Paris was fourth.

  • Braves fall 32-20 in final...

    Despite a 14-point first-half lead, two touchdowns by Conner in the final minutes cost the Grant County Braves a win.
    The Braves fell 32-20 on Senior Night and what was the team’s final homegame of the season.