Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars district champs...

    By Alex Shoemaker
    Landmark News Service

    Sarah Pierce has felt the sweet joy of being crowned district champions five times. She’s climbed the ladder to cut down the net, kept her piece of string from each year and has shared that postgame celebration with family, teammates and coaches each of her varsity seasons.

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  • GOLF: Grayson teens top in PGA...

    Two Grayson County teens were top finishers in a recent Kentucky PGA Junior tournament earlier this month.

    The tournament was held July 21 at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Club in Franklin, Ky.

    In the 18-hole boys’ ages 15-16 tournament, which was par 72, 6632 distance, 71.3 rating course with a 122 slope. Josiah Dennis of Leitchfield tied for second place, with results of 40-38, 78 and +6.

  • Local girl runs cloverleafs...

    A Grayson County girl recently took top honors at a prestigious barrel racing competition in Texas.

    Taylor Acia Joyce, 12, was the reserve champion in the First Division of the Josey Ranch Seven-Day Barrel Racing School in June in Karnack, Texas. On her locally bred horse, Spice, Taylor finished the competition with a time of 17.164 seconds, less than half a second behind the first-place finisher.

    The Grayson County Middle School seventh-grader also finished with the reserve champion buckle at the 2014 Josey Ranch competition.


    Grayson County is ranked third in The Cats’ Pause 2015 Kentucky Football Yearbook’s Class 5A, District 2 Preview.

    The Cougars are picked to finish ahead of Greenwood in the four-team district. They are listed behind Barren County and Bowling Green in the district preseason preview.

    The Cougars concluded the 2014 season 9-3, falling to John Hardin in the second round of the Class 5A State Playoffs.


    A pair of Grayson County Cougars are listed as Class 5A, District 2 “Players To Watch” in The Cats’ Pause 2015 Kentucky Football Yearbook.

    Grayson County senior offensive lineman Seth Cardwell and junior offensive lineman Charlie Rafferty join players from district rivals Bowling Green, Barren County and Greenwood on the list.

  • Tailwater recreation area to...

    The Tailwater Recreation Area at Rough River Lake will be closing later this month to all public access – and could remain closed for up to four years.

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the closing is necessary because of the ongoing dam remediation project.

    The area will close at 8 p.m. CDT July 26. People will not be able to drive, walk or fish in the area after that time.

  • GOLF: Vincent wins Girls’ Open...

    HOPKINSVILLE – Former Grayson County High School standout Courtney Vincent won the Girls’ Open Division of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour’s tournament at Links At Novadell in Hopkinsville on July 10.

    Vincent exited the GCHS golf program as one of the state’s top high school golfers.

    In December, she signed a scholarship with the Lindsey Wilson College women’s golf program for the 2015-16 season.

  • GOLF: Leitchfield player...

    A Leitchfield teen placed in the top 20 overall at the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour Regionals, held July 11-12 at the Kentucky Dam Village State Park golf course in Gilbertsville.

    Josiah Dennis played in the 18-hole compAetition for boys ages 15-16. The course was par 72, with a distance of 6,692, a slope of 124 and a 72.2 rating.

    He finished sixth in his age division, with results of 89-82–71 +27.

    Dennis, who is a member of the Grayson County High School golf team, finished 13th overall in boys’ play.