Today's Sports

  • Williamstown Demons halt skid...

    Williamstown sent senior pitcher Caleb Thompson to the mound April 27 against Newport looking to snap a five-game losing streak. The upperclassman responded, tossing six innings of three-hit baseball, striking out eight, allowing just six base runners and no runs on 77 pitches.

    Thompson flew out in his only official at-bat of the game, but was hit by a pitch and walked, scoring one of the Demons’ seven runs in the sixth inning, in his other plate appearances.

  • Lady Demons win one of three in...

    The first trip to the All-A Classic for the Williamstown Lady Demons softball team was a great experience for his team, according to head coach Andrew Laughlin. “Playing in big games like this will help us as we prepare now for the district tournament, Laughlin said. “I’m very proud of the way my team battled.”

    The Lady Demons this past weekend took on three opponents in the tournament, losing to Pikeville in the opening round 10-0 in five innings. The Lady Demons were held to only one hit by Delaney Kemper against Pikeville.

  • Philippo becomes majority...

    Hans Philippo of Grant County was recently announced as the new majority stakeholder for the Cincinnati Dutch Lions soccer team.
    The announcement came ahead of the team’s 2017 Premier Development League regular season, which begins May 21.

  • Brave Tomahawks join NKYFL

    The Grant County Brave Tomahawks became members of the Northern Kentucky Football League, joining 15 teams from Boone, Kenton and Campbell County.
    The league will be celebrating its 55th season as the Brave Tomahawks begins its inaugural campaign in 2017. Among notable NKYFL alumni, University of Kentucky standout, Jared Lorenzen, former Cincinnati Bengals kicker Doug Pelfrey, and league president Gayle Warner.

  • Walton-Verona downs Williamstown...

    The Demons went to Verona on April 19 looking to end a three-game losing streak, but went home with a 12-2 defeat by the hands of Walton Verona.

    After a 30-minute rain delay, Walton lit up the scoreboard early and often, taking advantage of three walks and an error by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first.

    Williamstown responded with a leadoff hit by Isaac Borher and back-to-back walks by Chris Parsons and Chase Turner to load the bases with one out and Caleb Thompson single scored Borher and Parsons.

  • Bourbon Colonels defeat Braves...

    The Bourbon County Colonels came to Dry Ridge April 24 for an inter-regional match up with the Braves and came away victorious, winning 10-1.

    Braves pitcher Damion Ingguls breezed through the first two innings, allowing just a single in the second, before the Bourbon County bats came to life in the third, scoring four runs and moving two runners into scoring position before Ingguls shut the door on the inning.

  • Lady Braves beat Owen Co. in...

    The Grant County Lady Braves softball team hosted Owen County on April 20 at Grant County High School and scored the games only run in the bottom half of the seventh inning.

    With the 1-0 victory the Lady Braves move to 9-10 on the season.

    It was a pitcher’s duel throughout the game with each team not able to get multiple runners on the base paths until the sixth inning.  Grant County collected five hits against the Lady Rebels’ Kaitlyn Parker.  

  • GC Boys Tennis faces off with...

    It was not a surprise to Justin Downer when California guard Jemarl Baker got a scholarship offer from Kentucky earlier this month — or that he accepted it.
    “He is a kid that is very confident in his abilities,” said Downer.
    Downer is an assistant coach for Earl Watson Elite — the team Baker played for on the Under Armor circuit last summer and made a league-best 41 three-pointers.

  • Braves drop fourth straight, 10-0

    Grant County’s woes at the plate continued on Thursday, as the Simon Kenton Pioneers travelled to Dry Ridge and handed the Tribe their third shutout in four games.
    Both teams were coming off the Doc Morris Invitational where the Braves sandwiched a 10-5 loss to Glen Este (Ohio) between a shutout at the hands of Cooper and Holy Cross.
    Simon Kenton entered the game on a skid of its own, having lost three of its last four games, including dropping both games in the Invitational, and six of the last ten.