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Today's Sports

  • THE BANDS PLAY ON

    Name of competition:  2014 Simon Kenton Marching Band Classic

    Ranking and any awards:  The Band of Spirit received first place, Best Percussion, Best Guard in Class 3A (only band in class). The Guard was first overall in preliminaries. The Percussion was second overall in preliminaries. The band, as a whole, was first overall (out of 13 bands) in preliminaries with a score of 76.

  • Grant soccer teams vie for...

    The Grant County boys and girls soccer team will thane home-field advantage as they try to bring home the 32nd district championship next week.

    Both teams will compete in the district tournament at Grant County Middle School.
    The Lady Braves will face Walton-Verona at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 in the tournament opener.

    The matchup will be the second consecutive game the Lady Braves faced Walton.

    The result of the Oct. 8 game between the teams was not available at press time.

  • Grant runners compete at...

    Not a good day for man nor beast, but Grant County Schools runners did not let the wind, cold and rain stop them from continuing their drive for the finish line at the Williamstown Invitational.
    The Lady Braves started the day off early Oct. 4 with solid performances during the coldest part of the day.
    They were led by Summer Dearing, placing eighth in 21:51 and Sydney Parker, placing 11th in 21:57.
    Eighth grader Molly Howell made a late charge, finishing 13th in 22:30.

  • BRAVES FALL TO SOUTH OLDHAM

    The Grant County Braves football team dropped their fourth consecutive game in a row, but Coach Kevin Siple said the team is improving.

    GCHS lost 21-9 to South Oldham at home Oct. 3 for their first district loss.

  • Celtics compete in championship

    A group of elementary boys from Grant County, with the team name Celtics, completed a fall season by winning the elementary division tournament in the Blacktop League in Erlanger.

    The Blacktop League is an outdoor basketball league consisting of several teams from the Northern Kentucky area. The league is competitive and has been in existence since 1993.

    The Celtics were composed of eight boys from various schools in the Grant County area. This group went 9-2 in the regular season earning the team a number one seed for the tournament.

  • LADY BRAVES DEFEAT LLOYD 3-1
  • WHS Band of Spirit places first...

    Name of competition: 2014 Blue and Gold Championship of Marching Bands at Morehead State University.

    Location and date: Sept. 27 at Morehead State University

    Ranking and any awards:  The Band of Spirit received first place in Class A along with the Best Colorguard in Class A during preliminary competition. Paris was second and Raceland was third. Overall, the Band of Spirit placed fifth in the preliminary competition out of 20 competing bands with a score of 76.05.

  • BRAVES FALL TO WALTON-VERONA

    It wasn’t a happy Homecoming for the Grant County High School Braves as the football team fell to Walton-Verona.
    The 35-14 defeat was the third consecutive loss for GCHS and drops the team’s record to 1-3-1.

  • BRAVES HOST SOCCER TOURNEY

    The Grant County High School hosted the annual Dry Ridge Toyota Cup soccer tournament. The boys bracket featured the Braves, Conner High School, Gallatin and Powell County. The girls bracket consisted of the Lady Braves, Boone, Lincoln and Spencer County.
    In the boys first round Conner beat up on Powell 7-0. The Braves took on Gallatin. The Braves came into play on Saturday with a record of 6-1, riding the crest of six straight wins, including three straight over regional opponents Henry, Owen and district rival Simon Kenton.

  • LADY DEMONS FALL 3-1 TO BELLEVUE