The Granville varsity football cheer squad poses before their game against Johnstown. (Photo courtesy of Maria Law)

Two, four, six, eight… thousand dollars a year?

Andrew Hoben January 7, 2020

Sky-high cheerleading expenses impact district, participants alike Cheerleading is one of the only school sports that spans multiple seasons, as many of the same cheerleaders could potentially be a...

The Granville Blue Aces boys basketball team poses after clinching their fourth consecutive Licking County League Buckeye title in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Cottrell)

Blue Aces boys’, girls’ hoops expect to build on last year’s successes

Andrew Hoben November 25, 2019

BOYS' BASKETBALL SENIOR-LED SQUAD FOCUSED ON FIRST DISTRICT TITLE SINCE 1985 2018-19 Results: 18-5 overall record (13-0 league), Licking County League champions, district semifinalists The Blue...

Freshman kicker Ella Dement prepares to kick a field goal in practice. She is the only girl on Granvilles high school football team. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TREVOR CRUMLEY)

Through the uprights

Andrew Hoben September 6, 2019

Girl kicker makes her mark on the gridiron The high school offers over 20 boys' and girls' varsity sports across the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Football, a fall sport, has historically been comprised...

Parents hope to raise thousands for football at fundraiser dinner

Parents hope to raise thousands for football at fundraiser dinner

Andrew Hoben April 12, 2019

The Granville Touchdown Club, a fundraising group created by parents of senior football players, is holding an event to raise money for the program on Friday, April 12. The Granville Touchdown Club Fundraiser...

The Blue Aces competition cheer team holds up championship banner after winning the OASSA state title (Photo Courtesy of Granville Cheer Twitter).

Championship weekend wrap-up

Andrew Hoben March 11, 2019

Blue Aces bring home hardware in state competitions COMPETITION CHEER TEAM GOES OUT WITH A BANG, CAPTURES STATE TITLE The Granville competition cheerleading team capped off their season on Sunday with...

Winter sports update: Granville girls and boys basketball teams run through LCL on their way to the tournament

Winter sports update: Granville girls’ and boys’ basketball teams run through LCL on their way to the tournament

Andrew Hoben February 8, 2019

The winter sports seasons are coming to a close as we head into February, and many of the squads are about to clinch the Licking County League title and prepare for deep runs in the playoffs. Let’s check...

Confiscated JUULs in Principle Matt Dursts office.

JUULs: Going up in smoke?

Andrew Hoben January 14, 2019

BY ANDY HOBEN ('20) AND JASON REDING ('19) “It’s an e-cigarette that appeals to minors.” “It’s a vape that looks like a flash drive.” “It is a nicotine box mod.” “It is a...

The definitive list of Granvilles biggest sports rivals

The definitive list of Granville’s biggest sports rivals

Andrew Hoben November 29, 2018

BY ANDY HOBEN (‘20) Over the course of the over 100 years playing sports, with many of them being a part of the Licking County League (LCL), Granville athletics have developed many intense rivalries...

8 Granville student-athletes pledge to continue their careers on Signing Day

8 Granville student-athletes pledge to continue their careers on Signing Day

Andrew Hoben November 14, 2018

BY ANDY HOBEN (‘20)   National Signing Day is an event where student athletes across the nation officially sign their letter of intent to play sports in college. This year, Granville has a...

Senior Ben Blanchard leads the student section during a Friday night football game  (Photo by Scott Olmstead Photography)

OPINION: Student section leaders ignite increased pride, attendence

Andrew Hoben September 25, 2018

BY ANDY HOBEN ('20) During the 2018 fall sports season, the Granville student section has been particularly involved. On Friday night for the football games, both home and away, students of all ages...

Mrs. Fortner is one of the four new staff members at GHS this year (Photo courtesy of Andy Hoben)

Four new teachers join Granville staff for the 2018-19 school year

Andrew Hoben September 6, 2018

BY ANDY HOBEN (‘20) Every year, the high school teaching staff is infused with fresh faces after past teachers retire, move or relocate; this year, the staff welcomes four new members. For the 2018-2019...

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