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High School Sports

  • Johnston takes over as Lady Cougars coach

    One of the top student-athletes in Grayson County High School history is poised to begin his career as a head coach there.
    Travis Johnston has been selected as the coach of the GCHS girls’ basketball program. He replaces Daniel Pharris, who resigned in mid-May to pursue a career in administration.

  • Youth Tennis

    Grayson County’s Owen Brown recently captured his third tennis title of the summer. Owen, a seventh-grader at Grayson County Middle School, recently took top honors in his division of the IGA Tournament in Bowling Green. The tournament is hosted by the Central Kentucky Tennis Association. Owen is the son of Chris and Amanda Brown.  Maxton Cummings, a freshman at Grayson County High School, was the runner-up in his division at the IGA Tournament. He lost 6-1, 6-2 to Keegan Christensen. Maxton is the son of Marty and Jenny Cummings.

  • Youth Tennis

    Two Grayson Countians recently captured top titles in the USTA Elizabethtown Youth Singles Tennis Tournament. Mackenzie Edwards, left, a senior at Grayson County High School and the daughter of Mike and Gail Edwards, and Owen Brown, a seventh grader at Grayson County Middle School and the son of Chris and Amanda Brown, were named tops in their respective divisions.

  • 12th District games announced

    The brackets for the 12th District boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments have been set. All games will be played at Butler County High School.
    The boys’ tournament will kick off Feb. 21. Edmonson County and Whitesville Trinity will face each other in the first game, set to tip off at 6 p.m. Grayson County and Butler County will square off in the second game, set for tip off at approximatley 7:30 p.m.
    The winners of each game will face each other in the championship match at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24.

  • Cougars top Butler, Meade counties

    The Grayson County Cougars bested two 3rd Region foes in close games last week.

    The Cougars defeated Butler County 48-39 Friday during Senior Night celebrations at the Cougar Den. It was the team’s fourth straight win, and boosted its record to 14-13 overall and 4-2 in the 12th District.

  • Lady Cougars split pair of games

    The Grayson County Lady Cougars split a pair of games last week, battling back to defeat Butler County after falling on the road to Owensboro Catholic.
    Grayson County posted a 56-41 victory over the Lady Bears on Friday night, part of a doubleheader rescheduled because of an early January snowstorm.
    With the win, Grayson County improved to 16-9 overall and 5-1 in the 12th District.

  • Heady signs with Lindsey Wilson College

    Flanked by her parents, Kim and Charles Heady, Grayson County High School senior Destiny Heady signed a letter of intent to bowl for Lindsey Wilson College during a ceremony Feb. 1 at the high school. Pictured with the Headys are, back from left, GCHS Soccer Coach Rusty Ray, assistant coach Courtney Daugherty and Lindsey Wilson Bowling Coach Brandon Burns. Heady is the second GCHS senior to sign with the Blue Raiders’ bowling team this season. In December, senior Chris Burden also signed a letter of intent to bowl there.

  • Lady Cougars to face Nelson County in Bluegrass Cellular Classic

    Grayson County will meet Nelson County in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin on Jan. 14. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. EST.
    The Lady Cougars, under the direction of head coach Daniel Pharris, entered the week 10-5.
    Nelson County’s Lady Cardinals, under the tutelage of head coach Kelly Wood, packed a 13-2 record into the week.
    Grayson County was ranked sixth in the Third Region girls’ basketball standings as of Monday.

  • Cougars split two games

    OWENSBORO – Grayson County split a pair of games last week, falling short Jan. 7 in a bid to knock off Third Region rival Owensboro Catholic, while defeating Whitesville Trinity Jan. 3.
    Host Owensboro Catholic, one of the Third Region’s top-five teams, pulled away to defeat the Cougars, 59-50 at the Sportscenter, dropping the Cougars to a 7-8 record.

  • Lady Cougars level Whitesville Trinity

    Grayson County easily rolled past Whitesville Trinity Jan. 3, winning 70-24.
    With the win, Grayson County improved to 10-5 overall and 2-0 in the 12th District.
    Whitesville Trinity dropped to 12-4 overall and 0-2 in the district.
    The Lady Cougars thrived offensively, building a lead early and pulling away to win convincingly.
    Grayson County shot 58.3 percent (28-of-48) from the field, went 12-of-22 (54.5 percent) from 3-point range and finished 2-of-5 (40 percent) from the free throw line.