High School Sports

  • Cougars defeat Hancock County in opener

    LEWISPORT – Grayson County High School opened its 2019 football season on a high note. Senior Hunter Gibson rushed 21 times for 130 yards and one touchdown Aug. 23 to lead the Cougars past Hancock County 23-6.
    Grayson County rushed for 239 yards in the winning effort.
    The Hornets were forced to play from behind throughout the game. The Cougars led 10-6 at halftime and put the game out of Hancock County’s collective reach after the intermission.
    Following Gibson in the Grayson County rushing column, Ethan Stewart rushed eight times for 60 yards.

  • Cougars suffer shutout loss to Ohio County, edge Caldwell County 4-3

    HARTFORD – Grayson County was unable to remain in the win column over the weekend, falling Saturday to Ohio County 5-0 in a boys’ high school soccer match.
    Grayson County slipped to 3-2 with the loss.
    Diego Garcia scored two goals to lead the Eagles to the victory. Goalkeeper Klemmer Nicodemus paced Ohio County defensively, registering four saves as part of a shutout.
    It was the teams’ lone regular season match this year.
    The Cougars had better luck Aug. 20, edging host Caldwell County 4-3.

  • Lady Cougars end week 1-1

    LEITCHFIELD – Grayson County ended the first week of the 2019 girls’ high school soccer season 1-1 after defeating Taylor County and falling to Warren East.
    The 1-0 victory over Taylor County came Aug. 22, when Kandler Lindsey scored the game’s only goal to lift Grayson County to the victory.
    The Lady Cougars excelled defensively. As part of a shutout, Grayson County goalkeeper Laura Vincent recorded 10 saves.
    Grayson County landed in the win column after stumbling 5-1 in its season opener versus visiting Warren East three days earlier.

  • Lady Cougars win two of first three matches

    LEITCHFIELD – The Grayson County volleyball team opened the 2019 season 2-1, defeating Owensboro and Edmonson County.
    In the Lady Cougars’ season opener Aug. 19, the team pulled away to defeat host Owensboro 3-1.
    The Lady Cougars won 25-21, 29-31, 25-20, 25-13.
    Ella Robinson recorded 21 digs for the Lady Cougars in the victory.
    Alexis Hart recorded 33 assists while Kenzie Skaggs registered 10 service aces.
    The Lady Cougars suffered their first loss of the season Aug. 20, falling to Ohio County 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-20).

  • GCHS duo qualifies for state fishing tournament

    The Grayson County duo of Mason Decker and Brad Blanton is poised to compete in the 2019 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championships, after finishing 18th in the Region 1 Tournament at Lake Barkley on April 27.
    The state tournament will feature 90 boats, all of which qualified based on their performance in one of four regional competitions.

  • Cougars notch three wins

    LEITCHFIELD — Grayson County rolled to its third straight win May 3, defeating visiting Warren Central 11-1 in five innings.
    With the win, the Cougars evened their overall record to 13-13.
    The Cougars scored first and never trailed, plating three runs in the bottom of the first inning to take control of the game.

  • Lady Cougars post 0-3 record for the week

    BRANDENBURG — Grayson County was held scoreless May 3 as host Meade County pulled away to win 12-0 in five innings.
    With the loss, the Lady Cougars slipped to 5-19 on the season.
    The Lady Waves broke open a scoreless game in the bottom of the second inning, pushing across 10 runs.
    Meade County pitcher Mary Morgan earned the win in the circle. Morgan pitched all five innings, allowing zero runs on three hits while striking out 10 and walking one.

  • Fourth annual Grayson County boys' soccer camp slated for June

    LEITCHFIELD — The fourth annual Grayson County boys’ soccer camp is slated for June 17-19 at Grayson County High School.
    The camp will be under the direction of Grayson County boys’ soccer head coach Kenny Fukuhara.
    Players who will be in first through sixth grades during the 2019-20 school year are eligible for the camp, which will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. each day.

  • Cougars repeat as 12th District champs

    OWENSBORO — The Cougars winning streak skidded to a stop Monday as the team wrapped up the 2018-19 season with a loss in the opening round of the 3rd Region tournament at the Owensboro Sportscenter.
    Grayson County fell to the Owensboro Catholic 58-34 in the nightcap game. Due to printing deadlines, detailed coverage of the game was unavailable.
    The Aces will face Breckinridge County in the semifinals after the Tigers knocked off Ohio County 51-48 in the opening game.

  • Lady Cougars fall to Whitesville Trinity in 12th District semifinals

    BROWNSVILLE — The Lady Cougars’ season ended in the semifinals of the 12th District Girls’ Basketball Tournament Feb. 18, when Whitesville Trinity pulled away to beat them 55-39.
    With the loss, Grayson County ended its season 11-16.
    Cassidy Morris scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Lady Raiders past Grayson County. The team outscored the Lady Cougars 17-7 in the fourth quarter to clinch the win.