Today's Sports

  • Braves win machine pitch...
  • Grant County kids go to hoops...
  • Willen helps ODP finish second...

    Trying to make the most of their soccer skills, Grant County High School sophomores Alexis Willen and Gwen MacAdams tried out and were selected to be a part of the Olympic Development Program, as they earned the chance to play for their state.

  • GCHS boys soccer tryout dates set

    The Grant County High School junior varsity and boys varsity  soccer tryouts will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on July 19 and July 20 at the GCHS soccer field.

    Boys ninth grade and older are eligible for varsity, while boys in grades seventh through 11th are eligible for JV.

    Appropriate shin guards and cleats are required, as well as a completed KHSAA Sports Physical Form.

    For more information, call Dave Schmitt at 859-391-3214.

  • Burgan completes time at...

    Michael Burgan, a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School, has completed his four years of eligibility at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. Burgan, who signed with the school in the spring of 2006, plans to graduate from Cumberlands in the spring of 2011, with a double major in business administration and sports science and exercise.

  • Reed named coach of the year

    Coming into the season, GCHS coach Ott Reed knew how talented his team was.

    But because the Lady Braves surpassed others expectations, Reed was named the eighth region coach of the year, the first time he has earned the award.

    “It’s a high honor because it’s voted on by your peers,” Reed said. “My thoughts are that some of my old coaches told me good players make good coaches. I had a super bunch of players. It’s an honor and something I can keep with me always.”

  • Salyers signs to play football...

    Randy Salyers left a mark on the Grant County High School football team as a leader and an example of what happens when you work hard.

    Now, Salyers will take his work ethic and desire to be his best to Pikeville College after signing to play for the Bears on May 27.

    “It’s a great honor to be able to leave something for the younger kids who are coming to play for Grant County,” Salyers said. “I looked up to the other seniors when they got to play college ball and it’s an honor.”

  • GCHS relay team finishes 22nd at...

    After a season full of hard work and drive to make it to the state meet, the Grant County High School boys’ 4x800 meter relay team realized their dream on June 5.

    Juniors Brandon Gouge, Dylan Jackson and Michael Schultz, along with sophomore Chris Ellis, raced at the state meet in Louisville, finishing 22nd out of 24 teams.

  • Roy, Wilhoit named to all-region...

    A dedication to getting better helped Grant County junior Katelyn Roy and Williamstown junior Tori Wilhoit earn all-region honors.

    Roy, who pitched and hit cleanup for the Lady Braves, and Wilhoit, who played shortstop and hit second for the Lady Demons, were both honored to be named to the all-region team for the first time.

    “It’s a big privilege and I feel like I’ve earned it because I’ve worked so hard,” Roy said. “But I wouldn’t have made it this far without my teammates.”