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Today's Sports

  • SUMMER BASKETBALL: Greenwood,...

    OWENSBORO – Heading into the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s dead period, which is June 25-July 9, summer play was keeping the Grayson County Lady Cougars busy.

    The team posted a pair of wins at Owensboro High School on Thursday, June 18, notching wins over Greenwood and Union County.

    In the Greenwood matchup, Grayson County pulled away to beat the Lady Gators, 58-36.

  • SUMMER BASKETBALL: Cougars fall...

    The Grayson County boys’ basketball team dropped summer games to South Warren and host Warren East on Wednesday, June 17. South Warren pulled away to defeat the Cougars, 53-44, while Warren East held on to beat Grayson County, 58-54.

    In the South Warren game, Grayson County fell behind and couldn’t keep up as the Spartans pulled away with the nine-point win.

    The Cougars remained close until ate in the contest. Cole Akridge paced the Cougars with 17 points, and was the only Grayson County player to reach double figures.

  • Lady Cougars to open 2015...

    The Grayson County High School volleyball team is set to open its 2015 season in August.

    According to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association website, the Lady Cougars’ first game will be a home match against Ohio County on Aug. 18.

    Another home match against Breckinridge County, is scheduled for Aug. 27.

    September matches include away games with Hancock County on Sept. 8, Ohio County on Sept. 15 and Breckinridge County on Sept. 22. A home game with Hancock County on Sept. 29 wraps up the month.

  • BASEBALL: Skaggs named second...

    Grayson County senior pitcher/outfielder Wyatt Skaggs has been named second team All-State by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA).

    Skaggs led the Cougars’ baseball team throughout the 2015 season. Grayson County, under the direction of head coach Danny Clark, compiled a 23-12 overall record in the 2015 season.

    The all-state teams included:

    Mr. Baseball: Daniel Neal (South Laurel).

  • SOFTBALL: Trio earn all-academic...

    Three members of the Grayson County High School softball team have earned All-Academic honors from the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association (KSCA).

    Seniors Abigail Gibson and Shelbi Arnold were named All-Academic First Team. Senior Madison Stewart earned an All-Academic Honorable Mention nod.

  • Spring turkey hunting: The...

    By Sidney Cann
    Sid's Outdoors

    Another spring turkey season has come and gone. Some hunters had success, and some of us didn’t. Still, it was a lot of fun to be in the woods at such a beautiful time of the year. I only got to go hunting a few times. The dogwoods and redbuds can make a pretty landscape. After such a hard winter, it was almost a different world to look upon.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars fall to...

    OWENSBORO ­­— The Grayson County Lady Cougars’ postseason run ended May 29 in the semifinals of the 3rd Region softball tournament.

    Daviess County defeated Grayson County 12-2 in six innings at home. The game originally was to be played at Jack C. Fisher Park, but had to be moved because of heavy rains.

    With the win, Daviess County improved to 26-10 and advanced to meet Apollo in championship game June 1. Results were not available at press time.

  • BASEBALL: Cougars fall to...

     Visiting Hancock County pulled out a hard-fought 3-2 win over Grayson County May 26 in the opening round of the 3rd Region baseball tournament.

    The Cougars ended their season with a 23-12 record, and a 12th District championship.

    With the win, Hancock County’s record improved to 12-21. They advanced to face Apollo in the semifinals of the tournament. They lost to eventual regional champs Apollo, who were set to face Elizabethtown June 5 in the opening rounds of the state tournament.

  • TRACK & FIELD: Locals score...

    Three Grayson County athletes finished in the top 10 in events at the KTCCCA Middle School State Championships, held recently at the University of Louisville.
    Laura Vincent finished third in the state in girls’ pole vault, reaching a height of 7 feet, 6 inches.
    Ethan Pierce finished eighth in the state in boys’ pole vault, reaching a height of 8 feet.
    Emery Crume finished eighth in the state in girls’ triple jump, with a combined distance of 29 feet, 10 inches.
    Other local results include:
    Team results:

  • HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD:...

    KHSAA CLASS 3-A

    STATE TRACK MEET

    LEXINGTON — Grayson County results from Saturday night’s KHSAA Class 3-A State Track Meet at the University of Kentucky:

    Team Results

    Girls: 43 Scoring Teams

    XX. Grayson County (GC) 00 Points

    Boys: 39 Scoring Teams

    24. Grayson County (GC) 6.5 Points

    Individual Results

    Boys’ Pole Vault

    05. Taylor Wright (GC) 12-00.00

    XX. Jarrett Crawford (GC) NH

    Boys’ 1,600-Meter Run