Today's Sports

  • Cougars tennis teams sweep...

    Grayson County’s tennis squads scored impressive victories against Lexington Lafayette, Meade County and Butler County last week.

    The Lady Cougars raked Lafayette 8-1 at the Lexington courts, with the Cougars winning 5-4.

    The Girls’ team also earned 8-1 victories against the Green Wave and the Lady Bears. The Boys’ squad had 9-0 shutouts against the Green Wave and the Bears.

    The Girls’ team is undefeated at 8-0 with the Boys’ at 6-2 for the season.

    Grayson County vs. Lexington Lafayette, April 10

  • BASEBALL: Grayson County routs...

    RUSSELLVILLE – The GCHS baseball team soared in the first round of the Kelly Russell Classic, defeating host Russellville 16-1 in six innings on Friday night, April 17.

    Cougars pitcher Wyatt Skaggs earned the win. Skaggs, who was strong throughout his latest appearance, combined with fellow pitchers Braxton Hodge and Alex Shellhart to hold opposing Russellville to one run and three hits.

    Skaggs worked the mound four innings, finishing with seven strikeouts. He allowed one hit.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars fall to...

    WHITESVILLE - The GCHS softball team dropped a 12th District game to host Whitesville Trinity on Friday, April 17.

    Whitesville Trinity topped the Lady Cougars 16-10 in a slugfest, bringing its district record to 1-1 and its overall record to 4-6.

    Grayson County dropped to 0-1 in district play, and 2-7 overall.

    The Lady Raiders erupted for a season-high 16 runs. It was the third time in four outings that they had scored eight or more runs in a game.

  • Cougar tennis squads sharpen...

    By Rebecca Morris
    The Record

    Several members of Grayson County’s high and middle school tennis squads spent their spring break at an intense tennis camp at the Montgomery, Ala., Country Club.

    The players spent five to six hours on the courts daily, focusing on “tennis fitness” – basic fundamentals and gaining confidence in their shots and strokes, said Coach Sherry Vincent.

  • BASKETBALL: Stewart signs with...
  • BASEBALL: Cougars top Western...

    BOWLING GREEN – Notching their third straight win, the Grayson County Cougars defeated the Western Hills Wolverines 8-1 on Thursday, April 9, in the Bowling Green Invitational.

    Grayson County’s record improved to 6-4 with the win, while Western Hills dropped to 3-7.

    Southpaw senior Wyatt Skaggs claimed the win, pitching five innings and allowing only one run on two hits.

    Skaggs also registered three strikeouts, and went 2 for 4 with a double and a single for the Cougars.

  • TRACK & FIELD: Grayson...

    In high school track and field, host Grayson County split with Edmonson County in a dual meet on Tuesday, April 7.

    Grayson County pulled away to defeat Edmonson County 71-19 in the girls’ competition. Edmonson County, however, edged Grayson County 48.5-45.5 in the boys’ competition.

  • Changing of the seasons

    By Sidney Cann
    Sid’s Outdoors

    It has been a long hard winter; I don’t believe anybody would argue with that. Things are beginning to change as we look out across the fields and woods.

    My new granddaughter, Eva Rose Cann (I call her Eli), is a month old. Seasons can be full of good things. Spring is on its way and most people can hardly wait.

  • BASEBALL: Cougars drop Apollo...

    on County High School baseball Cougars slipped back into the loss column on Monday, March 30, falling to the Apollo Eagles in a road game.

    Apollo pulled away to defeat the Cougars 9-6 for its sixth-straight win and a 6-2 record. The loss dropped Grayson County to a 3-4 record.

    Grayson County faced a hot-hitting Apollo team and also missed out on multiple offensive opportunities, both at the plate and on the bases. The Eagles opened the game 0-2, with Cougars’ hurler Wyatt Skaggs taking the loss. He allowed four runs on five hits.

  • SOFTBALL: Grayson drops one-run...

    GREENVILLE – Host Muhlenberg County managed to edge 3rd Region rivals Grayson County 5-4 in softball game on Tuesday, March 31.

    The Lady Mustangs plated the game-winning run in the bottom half of the seventh inning, to even their overall record to 4-4.

    Madison Simms pitched the Lady Mustangs past the Lady Cougars, working against a Grayson County squad which started strong by plating a pair of runs in the bottom half of the second inning.