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High School Sports

  • 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.
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  • 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.

  • 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 beat Barren County for second straight win

    GLASGOW – Grayson County claimed its second straight win Oct. 19, defeating host Barren County 25-3 in a non-district football matchup.
    With the win, Grayson County improved to 6-3 on the season.
    Running back Q’Daryius McHenry led Grayson County to the win, rushing 14 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns. McHenry ranked as Grayson County’s leading rusher and top receiver, hauling in three receptions for 77 yards and one touchdown.
    As a team, Grayson County rushed 33 times for 301 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Grayson falls to Owensboro Catholic in region tourney

    GREENVILLE – Grayson County’s latest volleyball campaign ended one week after the Lady Cougars finished runner-up in the 12th District tournament.
    The Lady Cougars fell to Owensboro Catholic in the opening round of the 3rd Region tournament Oct. 16. Owensboro Catholic, the champion out of the 9th District, blanked the Lady Cougars 3-0.
    Owensboro Catholic beat the Lady Cougars 25-13, 25-15, 25-12.

  • Cougars end season in region semifinals

    OWENSBORO – The Gray­son County Cougars’ postseason run ended Oct. 16 in the semifinals of the 3rd Region boys’ soccer tournament, when eventual regional champion Daviess County shut out Grayson County 10-0.
    Grayson County ended its season 11-8-0 with the loss.
    Before that, the team made school history with its first-ever regional tournament win, blanking Muhlenberg County 2-0 in the opening round of the tournament Oct. 15.
    Matthew Haycraft and Chase Minton netted one goal apiece for the Cougars in the postseason victory.

  • 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.

  • Cougars fall to South Warren

    LEITCHFIELD — Grayson County slipped into the loss column Sept. 14 for the first time in the 2018 football season, falling to South Warren, 41-7.
    With the loss, Grayson County dropped to 4-1, while South Warren moved to 5-0.
    The Cougars fell behind early and were forced to try playing catchup ball throughout the game. South Warren led, 41-0, at halftime.

  • Lady Cougars defeat Monroe, fall to Breckinridge

    For Grayson County High School’s girls’ soccer team, Thursday the 13th may become a new unlucky day.
    Playing at home Sept. 13, the Lady Cougars fell to Breckinridge County – the Lady Tigers’ first win ever over a Grayson County soccer team.
    With the 1-0 shutout, the Lady Cougars fell to 7-6 for the season.
    The six-year streak ended thanks to a goal by Lady Tigers senior Bailey Caster, who scored the game’s only goal in the first half.

  • Grayson County shuts out Portland Christian, Monroe

    LEITCHFIELD — The Cougars notched back-to-back boys’ high school soccer wins Sept. 14 and 15, blanking Portland Christian and Monroe County.
    The Cougars shut out Portland Christian 6-0, and pulled away to defeat Monroe County 10-0.
    The match with Portland Christian was Sept. 14. Matthew Haycraft (two goals, three assists) and Wyatt Schultz (two goals, two assists) led Grayson County to the shutout win. Chase Minton (one goal), Cody Watkins (one goal) and Curtis Schmidt (one assist) aided the Cougars in the victory.