High School Sports

  • Cougars drive home three wins

    Grayson County returned to the win column in a big way last week, capturing victories over North Bullitt and Whitesville Trinity on the road, and Whitesville at home.
    Playing May 2 in Shepherdsville, the Cougars outscored North Bullitt, 4-3, in the seventh inning to pull out a hard-fought 6-5 win.
    Grayson County pitcher Alex Scott earned the win. He allowed eight hits and five runs over six innings, striking out two and walking none. Noah Bullock threw one inning in relief for the Cougars, recording the last three outs to earn the save.

  • Lady Cougars claw out two victories

    LEITCHFIELD – The Lady Cougars won two hard-fought victories last week, edging out Meade County, 5-4, on May 4 and Hancock County, 3-2, on May 3.
    Grayson County plated one run in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Meade County at home. With the win, the Lady Cougars’ season record improved to 10-6.

  • Vincent, Pierce win pole vault events at Bardstown Invitational

    BARDSTOWN – The Grayson County High School track and field program was well-represented May 3 in the Bardstown Invitational, as pole vaulters Courtney Vincent and Ethan Pierce both prevailed.
    Vincent cleared, 9-0 to finish first in girls’ pole vault. Pierce cleared, 13-6 to win the boys’ pole vault event.

  • Cougar tennis opens regional play

    GCHS’ tennis teams have wrapped up their regular season, and entered 3rd Region play Monday. Singles players Grace Gorby, Mackenzie Edwards, Maxton Cummings and Owen Brown were set to take the courts, along with doubles teams Kourtnee Hayes and Kandler Lindsey, Mallory O’Neal and Bailey Richardson, Lincoln Nichols and Grant Manion, and Spencer Cannon and Miles Hornbeck.
    No results were available at press time Monday night.

  • Cougars announce June sports camps

    Younger players will get a chance to train with GCHS coaches in June, when the Lady Cougars and Cougars will hold basketball camps.
    The girls’ camp, set for 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 4-6 at the GCHS gym, is open to students in grades kindergarten through eighth. Cost is $40 for the first child, and $20 for each additional family member, and includes a T-shirt. Registration will be taken through May 18 at the high school, or at the door June 4. Instruction includes pointers on shooting, passing, rebounding, ball handling and defense,

  • Church of Joy ends roundball season with tourney

    Leitchfield’s Church of Joy wrapped up its Sunday night basketball leagues with recent tournaments. Winners included:

  • Jacob Stinnett to run at Midway University

    Grayson County High School senior Jacob Stinnett will take his cross country and track skills to Midway University this fall. With Jacob at his May 2 letter of intent signing were, front from left, GCHS assistant cross country coach Mary Embry, Stinnett’s father Jim Stinnett, assistant cross country coach Wendy Embry, his brother Jameson Stinnett, track coach Matt Hayes, mother Sherrie Stinnett, cross country coach Anthony Miller, and Midway University cross country coach Rob Lyon.

  • Cougars outlast Edmonson County in OT

    The Cougars clawed their way to a second-straight victory Feb. 2, defeating Edmonson County, 62-61 on the road.
    With the win, Gray­son County improved to 10-13 overall and 4-2 in the 12th District, while Edmonson County dropped to 7-16 overall and 2-3 in the district.
    Bailey Logsdon, a senior guard, led the Cougars to the win, scoring a game-high 30 points and reaching 1,000 points in his high school career.
    Logsdon entered the district matchup averaging 12.5 points per game. He is the only Cougar player averaging double figures in the scoring column.

  • Lady Cougars drop district game to Edmonson County

    BROWNSVILLE — Grayson County suffered it second straight loss on the road Feb. 2, as host Edmonson County pulled away to win, 51-28.
    Edmonson County remains the front-runner in both the 12th District and the 3rd Region. The Lady Cats boast the region’s best overall record.
    The Lady Cougars fell behind early and couldn’t recover. With the loss, Grayson County dropped to 12-12 overall and 4-2 in the 12th District.

  • Cougar archers notch first-, second-place finishes

    Playing in two weekend meets Jan. 26 and 27, Grayson County High School’s archery team shot some impressive totals.
    In the Butler County Quiver Shiver, the team scored 3,278 points — including 150 “tens,” – the innermost circle on an archery target – and 128 “nines,” as the second–smallest circle is scored.
    The team finished second of seven competing, just 98 points behind first–place finisher Muhlenberg East.