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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • GCMS runner places in national championship

    Peyton Nash, an eighth grader at Grayson County Middle School, finished 10th Dec. 1 at the AAU national track championship in Knoxville, Tenn. There were 300 runners from 42 states in Peyton’s event.

  • Cougars off to a 2-1 start on 2018-19 season

    OWENSBORO — Grayson County prevailed on the road in its 2018-19 basketball season opener, topping Apollo 66-45 Nov. 27.
    Grayson County opened its season 1-0 while the Eagles dropped to 1-1, after defeating Hancock County 61-56 in their season opener one night earlier.
    Q’Daryius McHenry led the Cougars to the win, scoring 24 points, grabbing six rebounds and dishing out four assists.
    Accompanying McHenry in double figures, Spencer Sharp scored 22 points and Nolan Shartzer netted 10 points.

  • Lady Cougars defeat Warren Central in season opener

    LEITCHFIELD — The Grayson County Lady Cougars pulled away to win their 2018-19 basketball season opener, defeating the Warren Central Lady Dragons 49-29 Nov. 30.
    Warren Central slipped to 0-2 with the loss.
    The Lady Cougars, under the direction of head coach Josh Basham, shot 46.8 percent (22-of-47) from the field and finished 4-of-11 from the free throw line. The team had trouble beyond the arc though, connecting on only one of 11 3-point field goal attempts.
    The team owned
    numerous double

  • Lady Cougars suffer shutout loss to Owensboro Catholic

    BRANDENBURG – Grayson County fell to eventual regional champion Owensboro Catholic in the opening round of the 3rd Region girls’ soccer tournament Oct. 15. Owensboro Catholic blanked the Lady Cougars 10-0.
    With the loss, Grayson County ended its season 9-12-0.
    Grayson County goalkeeper Courtney Vincent was challenged throughout the region tournament match. Vincent recorded 45 saves in the season-ending setback.