SPORTS

Wednesday January 15, 2014

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys basketball team 5 game winning streak has ended with a 75 to 45 district loss on the road against Knott County Central Tuesday night.  Josh Owens led the Cougars with 26 of their 45 points.  Camron Justice led all scorers with 29 for the Patriots.  The Cougars are now 10-7 on the year.  They will next play Pikeville at home this Thursday with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30.  We'll broadcast that game here on the Bulldog with our Cougar Countdown Pre-game Show starting at 7 from LCC.

In the Boys 14th Region All A Quarterfinals last night Jenkins lost to Lee County 90-59, Hazard beat Jackson City 72-35, Cordia over Buckhorn 63-41 and Leslie County beat June Buchanan 68-46.   The Boys 14th Region All A Semi-finals will be played Thursday night at Perry County Central.  Hazard will play Cordia and Leslie County takes on Lee County.  The winners meet for the championship Saturday at 6:00pm also at Perry County Central.

Tonight the Girls 14th Region All A Quarterfinals will be held with the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers playing at Cordia, Lee County is at Buckhorn, Jackson City at Owsley County and Leslie County at Wolfe County.  

The Girls All A semi-finals and championship game will be this Friday and Saturday at Perry County Central.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars are 10-5 overall and have won 5 in a row.  Their next game will be at Pikeville against the Lady Panthers tonight with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30.

Congratulations to Letcher County Central Cheerleaders, Loretta Adams and Callie Baker along with Cross Country-Track Athlete, Chase Cates.  All three will be signing scholarship papers with Union College today at 11:00 a.m. in the Library of Letcher County Central High School.

The UK Wildcats lost to Arkansas in a foul fest on the road in Overtime last night 87-85.  The Cats are now 12-4 overall and 2-1 in the SEC.  They will return home to play Tennessee at Rupp Arena this Saturday.  Tipoff is at 12 noon with pregame at 10:30 Saturday morning here on the Bulldog.  

The Coach Cal Show for this week along with Big Blue Weekly and the Coach Matthew Mitchell Show will all air tonight here on the Bulldog starting at 6:00pm.