SPORTS

Tuesday February 25, 2014

The 2014 53rd District Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament got underway last night at Knott County Central.  

In game featuring the boys, it was June Buchanan over Jenkins 62-42.   

June Buchanan will now advance to play #1 seed Knott County Central on Wednesday at 6:00pm.   

In game two last night featuring the girls June Buchanan beat Cordia 71-33.   

June Buchanan will advance to play #1 seed the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars Wednesday at 7:30pm.

Tonight we have 2 more games in the 53rd district tournament.  

Game one at 6:00pm will be girls #2 seed Knott County Central taking on #3 seed Jenkins.  

Game two at 7:30pm will be the boys as Cordia battles Letcher County Central.

We'll broadcast both games here on the Bulldog from Knott County Central in Hindman.  

Pre-Game begins at 5:30pm.

For full tournament brackets, visit our website and click on local sports.

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Other district scores from the 14th Region last night:
 
54 District Girls
Leslie County 60 Buckhorn 54
Perry County Central 65 Hazard 44

55th District Girls
Jackson City 70 Wolfe County 53
55th District Boys
Wolfe County 86 Riverside Christian 49

56th District Girls
Powell County 63 Estill County 47
56th District Boys
Estill County 67  Lee County 58

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Letcher County Central Coach Robert Hammonds has been named the 2014 KABC 14th Region Coach of the Year, as voted on by coaches.   

Justin Johnson of Perry County Central was named KABC 14th Region Player of the Year.

Congrats to both!

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LCCHS Cross Country and Track Star, Chase Cates, will be signing scholarship papers to run Cross Country and Track for Union College this Wednesday at 11:00am in the Library at Letcher County Central High School.

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The Letcher County Central High School Archery Team 1 took 1st place and Team 2 took 2nd place in the Region 12 tournament this weekend at LCC.  

Teams 1 and 2 advance to the KHSAA State Archery Tournament to be held in Louisville on March 17, 2014.

Martha Jane Potter received 1st place in the elementary Archery Region Tournament Saturday and Fleming Neon Middle School won the Middle school regionals.

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The Letcher County Central Dance Team  won 1st place in the open division of the state competition in Frankfort on Saturday.  

Congratulations LCC Dance Team!

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Letcher Middle Volleyball participated in the Shelby Damron Memorial Invitational Tournament over the weekend at John's Creek in Pike County.

They won the Championship trophy.

Teams in the tournament were Phelps, Pikeville, Johns Creek, Kimper, Feds Creek, Mullins, Valley, Dorton, Millard and Belfry.