Today's Sports

  • Cougars sweep Edmonson Co.

    Community First Sports

    BROWNSVILLE - Grayson County swept host Edmonson County in a seventh- grade and eighth-grade boys' basketball games on Monday, Nov. 3.
    In the seventh-grade game, Grayson County defeated Edmonson County 34-27,.
    The Cougars won in more comfortable fashion in the eighth-grade game, prevailing 48-17.
    Seventh-Grade - Grayson County 34, Edmonson County 27: Visiting Grayson County used a balanced scoring effort to defeat Edmonson County 34-27 in a seventh-grade boys' basketball game on Monday, Nov. 3.

  • Hunters prohibited from bringing...

    Kentucky Department of
    Fish and Wildlife

    Hunters will no longer be able to bring the whole carcass of a deer killed in Ohio into Kentucky.
    Researchers recently confirmed that a deer held in a northeastern Ohio captive hunting reserve tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
    CWD is a contagious and fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids native to North America. Currently, there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans.

  • Gorby scores 17 , dishes out 6...

    Community First Sports

    BARBOURVILLE - On a night when both teams struggled with their shooting from the field, solid defense, rebounding and reliable free throw shooting helped Asbury University defeat Union College 89-78 in a women's college basketball game at Robison Arena on Saturday.
    Savannah Taylor led Eagles with 27 points and 11 rebounds. Following Taylor in the Asbury scoring column, point guard Kylee Gorby, a Grayson County High School graduate, scored 17 points and dished out six assists.

  • Grayson County to host John...

    Community First Sports

    LEITCHFIELD - Grayson County will entertain John Hardin in the second round of the Class 5A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl on Friday, Nov. 14.
    Longtime rivals, Grayson County and John Hardin are set to meet for the second time in four weeks. Playing away from its home field, visiting John Hardin edged the Cougars 35-32 in a late-season matchup on Oct. 24.

  • South Fork, Licking River part...

    This article is the thirtieth in the periodic Blue Water Trails series highlighting the floating, fishing and tourism opportunities on Kentucky’s streams and rivers.

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in 1780. The privations of carving crude civilization out of wilderness, the threat of attack by enraged Shawnee or their ilk, in addition to the whirlwind of the western theater of the Revolutionary War, all combined for a tough life.

  • Volleyball seniors honored

    Haley Tucker (left) was honored as members of the 12th District All Tournament Teams. Shelby Watkins (right) was honored as members of the 12th District All Academic Team.


  • Saltsman headed into sophomore...

    Community First Sports
    OWENSBORO - Grayson County High School graduate Ethan Saltsman is headed into his sophomore season for the Brescia University men's basketball program. Saltsman is a 6-5 forward from Leitchfield.

  • Lady Cougars fall to Daviess...

    By Community First Sports

    OWENSBORO - The Grayson County Lady Cougars' season ended with a loss in the regional tournament early last week. Five different players provided scoring as Daviess County blanked Grayson County 8-0 in the opening round of the 3rd Region Girls' Soccer Tournament at Apollo on Monday, Oct. 20.
    With the win, Daviess County improved to 12-8-2 and advanced to the semifinals of the regional tournament.
    Following the loss, Grayson County concluded its latest campaign with a 9-5-1 overall record.

  • Gary leading Cougars in passing...

    By Community First Sports
    LEITCHFIELD - Senior quarterback Talon Gary is leading the Grayson County football team in both passing in receiving. Heading into its regular-season finale versus Russell County, Grayson County is 7-2 overall.
    Through nine games, Gary has completed 37 passes for 711 yards and seven touchdowns. The productive Grayson County quarterback has rushed 161 times for 671 yards and 11 touchdowns through nine games.
    But the Grayson County offensive attack has been balanced.

  • Cougars drop district game

    By Community First Sports

    LEITCHFIELD - Grayson County had a six-game winning streak halted as visiting John Hardin prevailed 35-32 in a Class 5A, District 3 game at Cougar Stadium on Friday night.

    The victory allowed John Hardin to earn a spot in the 2014 Class 5A State Playoffs.
    With the win, John Hardin improved to 3-6 overall and 2-2 in Class 5A, District 3.
    Following the loss, Grayson County dropped to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the district.