SPORTS

Local Sports Wednesday February 8, 2017

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys picked up a big district win last night on the road over Cordia 69-59.   Torrell Carter had 39 to lead the Cougars, who have won 5 of their last 6 games and improve to 17-8 overall.

The LCC boys will next play at Leslie County on Thursday.  The next home game for the LCC boys will be Saturday against Union VA and it will be senior night for the Cougars.  We'll bring you the Saturday game here on the Bulldog with tipoff at 7:30 and pre-game at 7.

Other boys scores from last night:

Bell County beat Harlan 56-47
Breathitt County over Newport 92-81
Corbin beat Harlan County 73-61
It was Johnson Central over Pike County Central 72-60
Knott County Central beat Buckhorn 69-48
Knox Central over Clay County 76-52
Perry County Central over Belfry 72-50
and Pikeville beat Shelby Valley 56-41

Tonight's games will be Allen Central at Jenkins
June Buchanan at Betsy Layne
Knott County Central at Magoffin County
Cordia at Scott County and Middlesboro at Thomas Walker VA. 

In girls high school games last night:
Belfry beat Lawrence County 51-33
Clay County over Knox Central 65-55
Harlan beat Bell County 64-55
It was Hazard over Wolfe County 61-47
Magoffin County beat Morgan County 614-47
Perry County Central over Breathitt County 75-55
Pineville beat Middlesboro 65-45
South Floyd beat Phelps 73-53

Also last night the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars beat Cordia in a road district game to improve to 15-11 overall.  They will next take on Shelby Valley at home Saturday afternoon.  JV at 2.  Varsity at 3:30.

Tonight's girls games across the mountains include:

Jenkins at Shelby Valley
Leslie County at Jackson City
Allen Central at Johnson Central
Riverside at the Piarist School
and Middlesboro at Thomas Walker VA. 

Wenyen Gabriel scored a career-high 23 points, Malik Monk also had 23 and No. 15 Kentucky withstood a late LSU rally for a 92-85 home victory last night.

The Cats improve to 19-5 overall and 9-2 in the SEC.   

Up next for UK is an SEC road game at Alabama this Saturday.  Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. with pre-game at 11:30 Saturday morning here on the Bulldog.

Local Sports Tuesday February 7, 2017

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars led the #19 state ranked Harlan County Lady Black Bears at 11 at halftime but couldn't hold on for the upset win, eventually losing by 11, 67-56.  The Lady Cougars Shelby Hall had 25 points to lead the way, Emma Maggard tossed in 13 points along with 8 rebounds.  The Lady Cougars are now 14-11.    Harlan County has won 20 games in a row and is 23-2 overall. 

The LCC girls will play at Cordia tonight at 6pm, varsity only and part of a boys/girls district doubleheader. 

Other girls scores from last night:

Belfry over Allen Central 78-31
Estill County beat Owsley County 68-48
Knott County got by Prestonsburg 64-56
Pike County Central 69-East Ridge 61
Pikeville over Paintsville 65-63
Powell County beat Buckhorn 70-35
and Shelby Valley over Betsy Layne 78-51

Tonights girls games include:

Letcher County Central at Cordia
Perry County Central at Breathitt County
Bell County at Harlan
Wolfe County at Hazard
Clay County at Knox Central
Belfry at Lawrence County
East Ridge at Prestonsburg
Pineville at Middlesboro
Morgan County at Maggofin County
and Phelps plays at South Floyd

The Letcher County Central Cougar will play at Cordia tonight, varsity only with game time at 7:30, part of a boys and girls district doubleheader.  and play at Leslie County on Thursday.  The next home game for the LCC boys will be Saturday against Union VA and it will be senior night for the Cougars. 

Last night's boys high school scores across the mountains:

Jenkins beat June Buchanan 75-69
East Ridge got by Belfry 72-68
Estill County over Owsley County 66-43
Hazard 71 South Floyd 64
Knox Central beat Leslie County 74-33
Lawrence County got by Greenup County in a shootout 106-103
Sheldon Clark over Prestonsburg 71-38
and Wolfe County got by Paintsville 76-74

Tonight's boys games include:

LCC at Cordia
Knott County Central at Buckhorn
Bell County at Harlan
Corbin at Harlan County
Estill County at Jackson City
Clay County at Knox Central
Pineville at Middlesboro
Breathitt County at Newport
Belfry at Perry County Central
Johnson Central at Pike County Central
and Shelby Valley at Pikeville


The Jenkins Cavalier boys will next play Allen Central at home Wednesday and at Shelby Valley on Friday. 

The Kentucky Wildcats fell to #15 in the latest rankings after losing to Florida Saturday night.  The Cats are 18-5 overall and 8-2 in the SEC.  They will return to action tonight at Rupp Arena as they host the LSU Tigers, who are 9-13 overall and 1-9 in the SEC. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. with pre-game at 5:30 this evening here on the Bulldog.

Local Sports Friday February 3, 2017

The Letcher County Central Cougars beat June Buchanan 72-38 in a district game last night.  The Cougars will then play a make up game at Perry County Central tomorrow, Saturday, with varsity at 7:30.   They will then play at Cordia in a district game on Tuesday.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys will play Rose Hill Christian tonight at home, then take on Owsley County at home Saturday afternoon at 3:30. 

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play at Knott County Central in a district game on Saturday afternoon.   Varsity gametime is at 3:30.   The Lady Cougars will play Harlan County at home on Monday. 

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play a district doubleheader at Cordia tonight with game one at 6pm and then they will take on Wolfe County on the road Saturday with varsity start time at 3pm. 

The #8 KY Wildcats will next visit #24 Florida tomorrow night.  KY is 18-4 overall and 8-1 in the SEC.  Florida is 16-5 overall and 6-2 in the SEC.  Game time for the Cats and Gators from Gainsville is at 8pm Saturday night with pre-game at 6:30 here on the Bulldog.

Local Sports Monday February 6, 2017

Saturday night,  the Letcher County Central Cougar boys lost to Perry County Central on the road 71-55.  The 16-8 Cougars will play a district game at Cordia Tuesday and play at Leslie County on Thursday.  The next home game for the LCC boys will be Saturday against Union VA.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys picked up a win Friday night at home beating Rose Hill Christian 70-51.  The Cavaliers will play June Buchanan at home tonight, Allen Central at home Wednesday and at Shelby Valley on Friday. 
Other boys games across the mountains tonight include:

Belfry at East Ridge
Lawrence County at Greenup County
South Floyd at Hazard
Leslie County at Knox Central
Estill County at Owsley County
Thomas Walker, VA at Red Bird
Prestonsburg at Sheldon Clark
and Paintsville at Wolfe County


The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars beat Hazard Thursday 58-51 on senior night, but lost a district game Saturday at Knott County Central 60-40.  The Lady Cougars are 15-10 and will host the 22-2 Harlan County Lady Black Bears tonight at LCC.  We'll bring you the game live here on the Bulldog.  Pre-game begins at 7 with tipoff at 7:30.

The LCC girls will play at Cordia Tuesday night and Shelby Valley at home on Saturday. 

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers beat Cordia in both game of a double header on Friday and then lost to Wolfe County on the road Saturday 55-47.  The Jenkins girls will play at Shelby Valley on Wednesday, Pikeville at home Friday and home against Betsy Layne on Saturday.

Other girls games across the mountains tonight besided the LCC-Harlan County game will include:

Allen Central at Belfry
Pike County Central at East Ridge
Lee County at Elliot County
Jackson City at Morgan County
Leslie County at Oneida Baptist
Estill County at Owesley County
Pikeville at Paintsville
Buckhorn at Powell County
Knott County Centtral at Prestonsburg
Thomas Walker VA at Red Bird
and Betsy Layne at Shelby Valley

De’Aaron Fox scored 19 points, but #8 Kentucky fell to No. 24 Florida 88-66 on Saturday night in Gainsville. 

Malik Monk was the only other Wildcat in double figures, scoring 11 points in the game. Bam Adebayo had nine points and a team-high seven rebounds for Kentucky.

Kentucky is now 18-5 overall and 8-2 in the SEC).  They have lost 3 of their last 4 games. 

Kentucky returns to action on Tuesday night when the Wildcats return to Rupp Arena to host LSU. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. with pre-game at 5:30 here on the Bulldog.

We'll have the Coach Cal Show with Tom Leach tonight at 6 here on the Bulldog.  Followed by LCC Lady Cougar basketball against Harlan County.

Local Sports Thursday February 2, 2017

This is Bulldog local sports for Wednesday.....I'm Kevin Day.  

Letcher County Central Cougar Senior Avery Stamper.  He signed yesterday to play football for the UPike Bears. 
LCC Lady Cougar Senior Shelby Hall also signed yesterday to play basketball for KY Christian University. 

Congratulations to Avery and Shelby!

In middle school volleyball last night,  Letcher beat Cowan in the A, B and C Team games.

In boys high school basketball last night across the mountains:

It was Betsy Layne getting by Prestonsburg 61-57.
Pike County Central beat Belfry 63-52.
and Harlan Ind. got by Jenkins 64-48.
The Jenkins boys will next play Rose Hill at home on Friday and Owsley County at home on Saturday. 

The Letcher County Central Cougars will play at June Buchanan tonight in a district game.  It's a varsity game only with tipoff at 6pm.  The Cougars will then play at Perry County Central Saturday. 

Other boys games tonight will include:

Magoffin County at Johnson Central
Oneida Baptist at Pineville
and Leslie County at Williamsburg. 

In girls high school basketball across the mountains last night:

East Ridge beat Grundy VA 60-48
Morgan County over Wolfe County 46-42
Nicholas County knocked off Powell County 60-45
Paintsville over Russell 57-44
and the Piarist School beat Cordia 59-37

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will next play Hazard at home tonight and it will be senior night for the LCC girls.  LCC will honor seniors Paige Caudill, Shelby Hall, Destiny Hall, Cameron Kincer and Kamy Adams. The Lady Cougars will then play at Knott County Central in a district game on Saturday afternoon. 

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play at Phelps tonight,  play a district doubleheader at Cordia on Friday and then take on Wolfe County on the road Saturday.

Other girls games across the mountains tonight:

Oneida Baptist is at Buckhorn
Pineville at Knox Centeral
Barbourville plays at Lynn Camp
Lawrence County at Pikeville
and Knott County Central is at Owsley County

The #8 KY Wildcats will next visit #24 Florida on Saturday night.  KY is 18-4 overall and 8-1 in the SEC.  Florida is 16-5 overall and 6-2 in the SEC.  Game time for the Cats and Gators from Gainsville is at 8pm Saturday night with pre-game at 6:30 here on the Bulldog.