Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars’ track and field...

    Grayson County High School’s Girls’’ track and field team made history by being the runners-up in the Class 3A regional track meet, held May 15 at Central Hardin High School. It was the highest finish in school history for the Girls’’ track team. The Girls’ scored 91 points to finish second out of eight competing teams.

    The Boys’ finished seventh, with 35 points.

    Teams in track and field competitions are awarded points based on the first, second and third place finishes of members in individual and group events,

  • TENNIS: Gorby advances to Sweet...

    Grayson County’s three tennis players advancing to the state tournament faced tough opponents.

    Boys’’ singles player Spencer Sharp – an eighth grader – faced Highlands junior Ben Emery in the first round on Thursday, May 14. Sharp fell to the older player 6-0, 6-1.

    In the Girls’’ singles matches, Grayson County’s Courtney Vincent, a senior, faced another Highlands opponent. Fellow senior Meredith Laskey defeated Vincent 6-0, 6-1 on Thursday.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars drop one-...

    HARTFORD – The Lady Cougars fell short in their bid to beat Ohio County on the road in their regular-season softball finale May 14.

    In the matchup between familiar 3rd Region softball rivals, the Lady Eagles edged visiting Grayson County 7-6 in eight innings.

    With the loss, Grayson County ended its season with a 6-17 overall record, while Ohio County edged to 16-14.

  • TENNIS: Lady Cougars 3rd Region...

    OWENSBORO – The Grayson County Lady Cougars’ tennis team captured the 3rd Region crown Wednesday, May 6, after a head-to-head playoff battle with an Owensboro Catholic High School chasing its fifth straight regional title.

    Freshman Grace Gorby took her second straight singles title by beating Hancock County’s Ally Delaney 6-4, 6-0.

  • BASEBALL: Cougars rout Butler...

    Grayson County took a pair of games from 12th District rival Butler County earlier this month.

    On Monday, May 4, the Cougars beat Butler County 21-1 in five innings. The next day, they blanked the Bears 16-0 in five innings.

    In the May 4 contest, three Cougars pitchers –Wyatt Skaggs, Gage Akdridge and Alex Shellhart – combined to throw a two-hitter. Skaggs earned the win, recording five strikeouts. Akridge added another four strikeouts.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars drop...

    Early last week, Grayson County dropped back-to-back 12th District softball games to Butler County and Edmonson County.

    The Lady Bears pulled away to beat the host Lady Cougars 11-3 in a matchup Monday, May 4.

    Edmonson County prevented homestanding Grayson County from returning to the win column. blanking the Lady Cougars 4-0 Tuesday, May 5.

    With the loss to Edmonson County, Grayson County dropped to 6-14 overall and 2-4 in the 12th District. Edmonson County improved to 14-8 overall and 4-1 in the district.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars upend...

    WHITESVILLE – Grayson County scored first and never trailed, pulling away to defeat Whitesville Trinity 9-2 in a 12th District softball game on Tuesday, April 28.

    Excelling in the circle, Lady Cougars pitcher Lauren Decker threw a four-hitter and earned the win.

    The Lady Cougars out-hit Whitesville Trinity 12-4 in the match-up and turned in a flawless performance on the field, ending the game without an error.

  • BASEBALL: Cougars shut out...

    Cougar pitchers Wyatt Skaggs, Gage Akridge and Logan Stevenson combined to pitch a shutout as Grayson County High School blanked Christian County 8-0 in a non-district baseball game Friday, May 1.

    Grayson County halted a two-game losing skid with the win while Christian County suffered its second straight loss.

    Skaggs, who pitched 4.2 innings out of a starting role, earned the win. He registered a game-high eight strikeouts. Akridge and Stevenson added two strikeouts each for the Cougars in the victory.

  • TENNIS: Seniors honored at match...

    Grayson County’s tennis teams finished the regular season with impressive records – and a victory over Owensboro Catholic during April 27 matches.

    The girls’ team won 5-4 over the Lady Aces, finishing the regular season at 14-0. The boy’s team lost 4-5, just their third loss of the season, for an 11-3 record.

    On April 24, the JV squads split matches with Apollo, with the boys’ squad winning 5-3, and the girls’ losing 4-5.

    Grayson County vs. Owensboro Catholic

    Girls’ singles

  • BASEBALL: Cougars turn back Ohio...

    Grayson County High School pulled away to defeat non-district rival Ohio County 7-4 in an April 23 baseball game.

    Cougars pitcher Logan Stevenson earned the win, while relief pitcher Gage Akridge earned the save.

    Ohio County hurler Michael Griffin took the loss.

    In addition to Stevenson and Akridge, Zach Roberson, Alex Shellhart and Braxton Hodges also pitched for the Cougars.

    Pulling away late, Grayson County plated six runs over its last four at-bats.

    Each team had nine hits.