Today's Sports

  • Williamstown sweeps past Grant...

    It was a quick match up, but for the Lady Demons it was a win over their county rival, defeating the Braves in two sets, 25-14 and 25-11 Aug. 30 at Grant County High School.

    “Tonight was awesome,” said Williamstown coach Wes Staff. “The team showed up to play hard, very hard.”

    Williamstown improved its record to 5-6 on the season, including 3-2 in district play.

    Staff feels Williamstown really “attacked the net’ in the matches against Grant County.

  • Braves lose nail biter to Rebels...

    On a clear brisk evening, the Braves dropped their season opener to Owen County 14-13, Aug. 28, at the  4th annual Grant County Gridiron Kickoff Bowl at Grant County High School.

    “It was a good ballgame,” said Braves head coach Mike Davis, “I said all week long that Owen County has a great ballclub and a few mistakes cost us the ballgame. I take full responsibility in this loss.”

    The Braves got the scoring started early as they got a touchdown run by sophomore quarterback Nathan Davis, from five yards out to take an early 7-0 lead.

  • Moreland swings way to state...

    For Williamstown junior golfer Sean Moreland, going to the state tournament is a goal he set out for and completed with his second place finish at the All “A” Tournament Aug. 26 at Eagle Creek Country Club.

    “It feels good going to State,” he said. “I wish I could have played better and got first place in the meet.”

    Moreland finished second behind Jordan Tingle of Trimble County by just one stroke.

    “It was hole number 10,” Moreland said. “I double-bogeyed on a par three and that kept me from medaling.”

  • Lady Demons wins final game at...

    Scores: 2-1 L, 2-1 L, 2-0 L 2-0 L 2-0 L, 2-1 W

    When: Aug. 26, 27, 28

    Where: Western Hills High School

    What: Lady Demons win last game of the Western Hills Invitational, defeating Boyle County 2-1 (9-21, 21-18, 15-7)

    Quote of the game: “We didn’t do as well as we wanted to. Those teams were all Lexington and Frankfort teams. We came in playing the two nights previous of the tournament, and I just think we were just worn out.” – Wes Staff

  • Rich qualifies for State

    Where: Eagle Creek Country Club

    What: WHS senior Ali Rich qualifies for State, finishing third in at the All “A” Classic Tournament Aug. 25.

    Upcoming: The Lady Demons will face Owen County, Sept. 2 at Eagle Creek Country Club, before facing Walton-Verona, Sept. 7 at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw.


  • Braves win third straight to...

    Scores: W 5-1, W 3-1

    When:  Aug. 19, 21

    Where: Grant County Middle School, Cooper

    What: Braves improve to 3-0, with victories over Covington Latin and Cooper.

    Upcoming:  The Braves will be facing Walton-Verona at home on Aug. 26. Grant County defeated Walton-Verona by a score of 1-0 last season. They will take a road trip to play Gallatin County on Aug. 31.


    Get your rackets and mats ready Grant County!

    The Grant County Board of Education approved the addition of girl’s tennis and wrestling to the list of athletic programs at Grant County High School, Aug. 12, for the 2010-11 school year.

    “The school had an informational meeting about the programs,” GCHS Athletic Director Scott Shipp said. “We had plenty of people sign up for both sports.”

    Shipp is looking at what Walton-Verona High School has done with its programs as guidance for GCHS.

  • Lady Demons sweep Gallatin County

    Score: W 2-0

    When: Aug. 17

    Where: Williamstown High School

    What: Lady Demons sweep two sets over Gallatin County

    Upcoming: Lady Demons have a road, home, road upcoming schedule before heading to the Western Hills Invitational in Frankfort on Aug. 27 and 28. Williamstown will head to face county rival Grant County Aug. 30 and round out the week at home against Henry County Aug. 31.

  • Braves ready to ‘...

    Football season is here and the Grant County Braves are gearing up for their season opener, at 8 p.m. Aug. 28 against Owen County in the Grant County Gridiron Kickoff Bowl.

    Last season, the Braves defeated Owen County in the season opener with a 17-10 win over the Rebels.

    “Last year, we had a young team,” head coach Mike Davis said. “We had the opportunity early to put the game away, but we won the game in the last minute. We were lucky to win.”


    As cornhole has become a big craze in the past decade, two men from Grant County remember the days when horseshoe was the game to play.

    Jim Pennington, 88, of Dry Ridge, played horseshoe competitively back in the ‘80s and 90’s in the Boone Woods League and is wondering what the hype of cornhole is all about. Pennington has won many awards over the years, some still hanging in his home. He was the Division I champion in 1996, as well as being the league champion in the same year.