Five Lady Bearcats earn WVHSSCA post season honors

GRAFTON­—With the completion of the 2019 high school soccer season, the post season honors are being handed out. The GHS Lady Bearcats had five members to this year’s WVHSSCA All-Region team, as well as one selection to the WVHSSCA All-State team. Senior Morgan Griffith was the lone Bearcat to be selected to the WVHSSCA All- Region first team as a defender. Griffith was also selected to the WVHSSCA All-State honorable mention team. Fellow senior Maggie Dickey was selected to the All-Region second team as a midfielder, while teammate Payden Morris was also selected to the second team but as a midfielder. Kadie Dunham and Jacinda Devart were selected to the second team WVHSSCA All-Region as defenders. Coach Sharon Griffith also wanted to recognize Maggie Dickey, Morgan Griffith and Emily Knotts as they were her nominees for All Big Ten honors.

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Hooligans U12 end season at Target United Cup

BARBOURSVILLE—The U12 Taylor County Hooligans wrapped up their season at Target United Cup on October 27-28, in Barboursville, WV. Though they didn’t get the results they wanted, they came home with the “Fair Play Award”.

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GHS Cheerleaders compete

WHEELING—The Grafton High School cheerleading squad competed last week for the WV Regional I AA championships in Wheeling. The girls gave it all they had, but with a few extra deductions, they finished in sixth-place, which was a little lower than they had expected.

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Taylor Wyatt selected to Damascus Hall of Fame

GRAFTON—You may know her now as the extremely helpful and hardworking counselor at Grafton High School, or the energetic softball coach for the Lady Bearcats, but believe it or not, Taylor Wyatt had a life before coming to the hallways at GHS. Many of us never take the time to get to know our teachers or counselors to find out about their past and what they may have excelled at before arriving at GHS. Taylor Wyatt is the perfect example.

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Bearcats earn post-season boys soccer honors

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School boys soccer team received some great news early this week, as four members of the team have received post season honors. Senior Gabe Wolverton and junior Alec Correia have been selected to the Big Ten Conference second team for the 2018 season. Wolverton and Stetson Sanders were selected as first team members of the West Virginia High School Soccer Coaches Association (WVHSSCA) All Region team, while teammates Marik Chambers and Correia were selected to the second team.

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2018-19 GHS Volleyball season comes to an end

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School volleyball team has finished its 2018 campaign with a sectional loss last week at Frankfort. The girls lost to Petersburg 19-25, 5-25 and 17-25. The following are game results for the last few games of the season. 10/16 -- The Lady Cats headed to Fairmont to battle the East Fairmont Bees. GHS won the first game 25-16, but lost the next three, 13-15, 18-25 and 10-25.

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Bearcats end season with loss to North Marion Huskies

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School Bearcat football team (5-4) played their final contest of the 2018 season last Friday night, at McKinney Field. On a rainy Senior Night, the Bearcats played host to the North Marion Huskies (5-5).

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GHS teachers defeat TCMS teachers on the hardwood

GRAFTON—In front of almost 1400 students in a packed Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium, the Grafton High School and Taylor County Middle School teachers put their basketball skills on showcase, last Friday morning. The two schools came together in the first ever GHS versus TCMS basketball game. The game was organized as a fundraiser for parent organizations for both the high school and middle school.

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TCMS volleyball game recap

PRUNTYTOWN – The Taylor County Middle School volleyball team finished their 2018 season last week. Here are their results for their final games of the season. 10/8/2018 - The girls were on the road in Elkins. The Hornets won in the contest 2 to 1. Natalea Mumaw had three blocks, Caroline Wellman had three aces and Daisy Charlton had one ace. In JV action the Knights lost both sets to Elkins. Andie Toothman, Destiny Weaver and Autumn Ware all had one ace while Sierra Persinger and Toothman had one kill.

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