SWEET 16 UPDATE: GC Schools to let out early on Thursday, no school Friday; stat

With the Grayson County Lady Cougars basketball team making its first appearance at the Sweet 16 basketball tournament, all Grayson County Public Schools will let out at 1:00 on Thursday, with no school system-wide on Friday.

The Lady Cougars take on Covington Holmes on Thursday night at 7:00 at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights.

Tickets for the game may be purchased Tuesday morning from 8:00 until 11:00, and Wednesday morning from 8:00 until 10:00 at the high school. All tickets cost $10.

There will be a pep rally and sendoff for the Lady Cougars on Wednesday morning at 8:00 at the high school, with the team taking a bus tour of all of the schools in the county, giving each school a chance to cheer on the squad, before leaving for northern Kentucky.