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Athletic Department

Grant County High School
715 Warsaw Rd
Dry Ridge, KY 41035
Phone:: 859-824-9739
Fax:: 859-824-9756

Home of the Braves & Lady Braves!!!

Welcome Braves and Lady Braves fans.  My name is Brian Smallwood and it my privilege to serve as the Athletic Director at Grant County High School.  I reside in Dry Ridge with my wife, Tamela, and have two children, Brianna and Jackson.


At GCHS we believe that athletics are more than just sports.  Of the athletic programs offered at GCHS they not only emphasize mastery of their sport but work on sportsmanship, integrity, personal growth, and teamwork.  Our coaches are committed to promoting the development of each student athlete‚Äôs skills, character, and leadership.  

Check out team schedules and other athletic information on the following link: and follow us on Twitter @GCBraves

Brian Smallwood, Athletic Director 
859-824-9739 ext. 4318 

Visit the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) site for more information.

2021-2022 College Commits

The athletics program at Grant County High School consistently produces next-level athletes.  The athletics program aids in our student's success on and off the field.  In the 2021-2022 school year we wish to showcase our student-athletes that have signed and committed to continue their athletic and academic careers in college.  

We are proud of our student-athletes and look forward to watching you at the next level! Remember, once a Brave, always a Brave!

Brooklyn Hammons (Track and Field) signs with the University of Louisville
Nicholas Dias (Soccer) signs with Georgetown College

Bella Calhoun (Track and Field) signs with Mt. St. Joseph University


GCHS Football
Left to Right, Ethan Barnes (Wilmington College), Carson Bick (Hanover College), Nikolas Dionne (Hanover College), Chandler Haney (Bellarmine University), Connor Knipp (Wilmington College)

Emma Lallai (Golf) Signs with Northern Kentucky University.


Breanna Beach (Softball) Signs with Midway University.


Braves and Lady Braves Success

Braves and Lady Braves at State

2021- Women's Golf - Emma Lallai - State Individual Qualifier
2021- Men's Golf - Cedric Hoehn - State Individual Qualifier
2021- Women's Cross Country - State Team Qualifier
2021- Men's Cross Country - Lincoln Herald State Individual Qualifier
2022- Wrestling - Ethan Davis - 7th Place 113-pound weight class
2022- KTCCCA State Indoor Track and Field Meet - Audrey Shelton 4th Place Women's 3000m run
2022- KTCCCA State Indoor Track and Field Meet - Brooklyn Hammons Champion Girls Shot Put

Brian Smallwood, Athletic Director 
Sandy Even 
Sports offered at GCHS
Bass Fishing
Basketball (Braves and Lady Braves) 
Cross Country (Braves and Lady Braves)
Golf (Braves and Lady Braves) 
Soccer (Braves and Lady Braves) 
Tennis (Braves and Lady Braves)
Track and Field (Braves and Lady Braves)
For more information on each sport please click on the following link: 
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