SPORTS

Monday March 24, 2014

Congratulations to Covington Catholic.   The Colonels are the 2014 KHSAA Whitaker Bank Boys State Tournament Champion.

They beat Scott County in Sunday's championship game 59-51 in Overtime.

Cov Cath finishes at 33-2.

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The Letcher County Central Cougar baseball team is now 3-2 on the season.    

The Cougars beat Sullivan North TN 10-7 on Friday night at home.  

They also split a double header on the road Saturday against Volunteer HS in Church Hill, Tennessee.

They won 4-2 and lost 9-5.

Up next for LCC baseball is a game at Harlan County, tomorrow, Tuesday at 6:00pm.

The Jenkins Cavalier baseball team is 0-3 to begin the year after losing Friday on the road to Pike County Central 5-2.   

Jenkins will next play Cordia in a district game this Friday at home.  

Gametime is 5:00pm.

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The Letcher County Central Softball season got off to a big start Saturday in the season opener at home as the Lady Cougars put away Pike County Central 15-0 in 4 innings.  

The next game for the Lady Cougars will be at South Floyd a week from today on Monday March 31st at 6:00pm.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers softball team suffered their first loss of the season Saturday in Winchester losing 8-1 to George Rogers Clark.  

The 3-1 Lady Cavaliers will be back home for a district game this afternoon against Knott County Central.  

Game time is 6:00pm.

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The UK Wildcats beat the #1 seed in the Midwest and previously undefeated Wichita State Shockers 78 to 76 Sunday afternoon in St. Louis to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

The Cats will now face #4 seed and in state rival Louisville in the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis Friday night with tipoff 9:45pm.  Pre-game begins at 8:00pm here on the Bulldog.   

The Coach Cal Show and Big Blue Weekly will air at 6:00pm Tuesday here on the Bulldog.

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The UK Women are in action tonight against Syracuse at Memorial Gym in Lexington in the NCAA Tournament.  The winner advances to the Sweet 16.  Game time is 6:40pm and on ESPN2.