High School Sports

  • Cougars fall to Muhlenberg North on the road

    By Danny Beasley
    Both Grayson County Middle School boys’ basketball teams fell Nov. 7 to the Muhlenberg North Stars on the road.
    The Cougars’ seventh-graders were defeated 42-27, and the eighth-graders lost ,66-53. It was the first loss for the seventh-graders.
    Dillon Horn got control of the tip at the opening of the seventh-grade game, banking a shot off the glass to open it. After a seesaw battle, Brayden Childress hit a 3-pointer to make it 8-4 Cougars.

  • Cougars fall to Spartans, 49-0

    BOWLING GREEN – Grayson County remained in the loss column in Week 4 of the 2017 high school football season. Host South Warren pulled away to defeat the Cou­gars, 49-0 in a Class 5-A, District 2 game Friday night.

    The Cougars suffered their third straight loss, slipping to 1-4 overall, and 0-1 in Class 5-A, District 2. South Warren moved to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the district.

    Through five games, South Warren has outscored opponents, 190-44.

  • Cougars fall to Ohio County

    LEITCHFIELD — Unable to find a way around an offense-heavy Ohio County, Grayson County suffered its second straight loss in the 2017 high school football season, falling 60-7 Sept. 8 at home.
    With the win Ohio County remained undefeated, while Grayson County fell to 1-3.
    The Eagles moved ahead in the game’s opening quarter and never faltered. Quarterback Heath Simmons led Ohio County to the win, completing 18-of-31 passes for 340 yards and six touchdowns. As a team, Ohio County rushed for 302 yards.  

  • Cross Country Cougars boast two top finishers

    Grayson County’s cross country runners performed well in the Purple Strider Invitational, held Sept. 12 in Bowling Green’s Keriakes Park. Teams from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout the region competed in the events, with Grayson County posting two top finishes.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Lady Cougars headed to state!

    It’ll be a cat and dog fight Thursday in The St. Elizabeth Healthcare Girls’ Basketball Sweet 16 state basketball tournament.
    Grayson County’s Lady Cougars will take on the Holmes High School Lady Bulldogs at 8 p.m. EST at BB&T Arena, 500 Louie B Nunn Drive, Newport, on the campus of Northern Kentucky University.
    Tickets will be available at the door for $13, $18 or $35 for courtside. Parking is $5 (cash only) per vehicle.

    Tickets also will be on sale from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Grayson County High School.

  • 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.

  • 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.