SPORTS

Friday May 2, 2014

Senior Nick King pitched a 5 hit, 4 strikeout complete game shutout yesterday as the Letcher County Central Cougar baseball team beat the Harlan Green Dragons 10-0 at LCC.  The Cougar offense had 14 hits as they pick up the 8th win in a row to improve to 16-8 overall.  The Cougars have a double header tonight at home against Cordia at 5:30 and 7:30.   The 2006-2007 Region champion Cougar team will be honored between games.  We'll bring you game one of the double header live on the Bulldog with our pre-game starting at 5:15.  Tomorrow, Saturday, at Letcher County Central it's the 6th Annual Letcher County Kentucky Farm Bureau Classic with LCC playing Betsy Layne at 10:00am, Betsy Layne plays Perry Central at 1:30pm and the Cougars will play Perry Central in the 3rd and final game at 3:00pm.

The Jenkins Cavaliers next baseball game will be at East RIdge Saturday morning at 9:00am.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers improved to 19-4 overall and 6-0 in the district with a road win at Knott County Central 11-2 on Thursday.  Jenkins will next play Perry County Central at home Monday at 6:00pm.

The 8-9 LCC Lady Cougars are back in action tonight at home as they host  Knott County Central in a district game at 6:00pm.  LCC will then take on Powell County at home Saturday at 12 noon.

The LCC Girls Tennis Team will compete in singles and doubles matches today and the LCC Boys Tennis Team will compete in singles and doubles matches on Saturday in the 14th Region Tennis Tournaments both being held at Knott County Central.

The LCC Boys and Girls Track Team will compete with several teams in the Bell County All Comers Meet on Friday at 5:00pm at Bell County HS near Middlesboro.

The Reds won 8-3 last night at home in game 1 of 4 this weekend against the NL Central leading Milwaukee Brewers.   The Reds are now 6.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central.  Game times for the rest of this series will be tonight and Saturday night at 7:10 and 4:10 Sunday afternoon.  You can hear all Reds games on AM 920 WTCW.