SPORTS

Wednesday May 21, 2014

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL 53RD DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS

Congratulations to the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers!  They are the 2014 53rd District Tournament Champions.   They beat Letcher County Central 12-2 in 5 innings last night at Knott County Central in Hindman to claim their 3rd victory over LCC this year and claim yet another district championship.  Both teams will advance to the 14th Region Tournament to be held at Letcher County Central next week.  

The Boys 53rd District Tournament Championship game is now set between Letcher County Central and Knott County Central.  The championship game gets underway tonight at 7:00pm and will be played  at Letcher County Central and is being hosted by Jenkins.   We'll bring you tonight game here on the Bulldog with pre-game around 6:45pm.

Last night in the semi-finals Knott County Central beat Jenkins and Letcher County Central knocked off Cordia 13-3.

The Boys 14th Region Tournament will be next week at Buckhorn.

TWO LCC STUDENTS ATHLETES SIGN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PAPERS

Letcher County Central's Josh Owens will sign scholarship papers this morning to play basketball at Alice Lloyd College.  His signing will be today at 11:00am in the LCC Auditorium.

Also Willie Smith will be signing scholarship papers to join the Track and Field team at The University of Pikeville(UPike).   His signing will be this morning at 11:30am in the LCC Auditorium.

LCC TRACK AT STATE

Class 2A Region 7 champions, the Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Track Teams will compete this Friday May 23 in the KHSAA State Track and Field Championships at the UK Outdoor Track Complex in Lexington.

LETCHER COUNTY YOUNG GUNS PLACED 2ND

The Letcher Co Young Guns Little League team played in the Trooper Island Baseball Tournament in Harlan this past weekend. They beat Harlan,Fleming Neon and Knox County to finish 2nd in the Tournament.

Tuesday May 20, 2014

 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL 53RD DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS

The 2014 Boys Baseball and Girls Softball High School District Tournaments got underway on Monday.

The girls are playing at Knott County Central in Hindman.  In game 1 Jenkins blanked Cordia 21-0 in 3 innings.  Game 2 Letcher County Central knocked off Knott County Central 10-2.  

That sets up the Softball 53rd District Championship game tonight as the Jenkins Cavaliers will take on the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars at Knott Central.  Game time is 6:00pm.

Both teams will advance to the 14th Region Tournament next week at LCC.

The boys are playing the 53rd District Tournament at Letcher County Central but it's being hosted by Jenkins.  Last night was the 4/5 seed play in game.  Coty Wright pitched a no hitter for Jenkins as the Cavaliers shut out June Buchanan 19-0.   

Jenkins will now play Knott County Central in one semi-final game tonight at 6:00pm.  The other game tonight around 8:00pm will be Letcher County Central against Cordia.  

Tonight's two winner will play for the baseball District championship Wednesday night at 7:00pm at LCC.

We'll broadcast that game live here on the Bulldog.

TWO LCC STUDENTS ATHLETES SIGN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PAPERS

Letcher County Central's Josh Owens will sign scholarship papers to play basketball at Alice Lloyd College.  His signing will be this Wednesday, May 21, at 11:00am in the LCC Auditorium.

Also Willie Smith will be signing scholarship papers to join the Track and Field team at The University of Pikeville(UPike).   His signing will also be this Wednesday, May 21 at 11:30am in the LCC Auditorium.

LETCHER COUNTY YOUNG GUNS PLACED 2ND

The Letcher Co Young Guns Little League team played in the Trooper Island Baseball Tournament in Harlan this past weekend. They beat Harlan,Fleming Neon and Knox County to finish 2nd in the Tournament. 

 

Friday May 16, 2014

HS BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

The Letcher County Central Cougar baseball team got homeruns from Zane Blair and Dakota Yonts last night in Lexington but it wasn't enough for the Cougars to pull off the road win over Henry Clay.  They lost 6-5 to fall to 21-11 overall.   LCC returns home for Senior night tonight and to wrap up the regular season against Lawrence County.   Game time is at 6:30pm this evening.    

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars softball team is 15-14 overall and will next play a district double header at home against June Buchanan tonight at 5:30 and 7:00pm.  They wrap up the regular season with a home double header Saturday against Allen Central.  Game one time is at 11:00am.

The 24-4 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will wrap up the regular season with a home game tonight against the Harlan Lady Dragons at 6:00pm.

53RD DISTRICT BASEBALL/SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS

The 53rd district boys baseball and girls softball tournaments will held early next week.  Baseball will be Monday-Wednesday  at Letcher County Central and hosted by Jenkins and Softball will be Monday and Tuesday at Knott County Central.

Monday May 19, 2014

 

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

The Letcher County Central Cougar baseball team wrapped up the season Saturday at 22-12 overall.   The Cougars Senior night game on Friday against Lawrence County was rained out.  On Saturday morning the Cougars went to Belfry and lost 12-8 but then returned home for Senior night against Harlan County and won in an exciting game 4-3.  

Jenkins warpped up their regular season at 2-16.   

The 2014 baseball 53rd District Tournament begins tonight at Letcher County Central but is being hosted by Jenkins.

There's one game tonight in the district tournament.  It's the play in game between 4 and 5 seeds Jenkins and June Buchanan.  The winner will play #1 seed Knott County Central at 6:00pm Tuesday.   Also Tuesday at 8:00pm #2 seed Letcher County Central plays #3 seed Cordia.     

The championship game will be Wednesday at 7:00pm at LCC and we'll air that game live here on the Bulldog.

CLICK HERE FOR THE BASEBALL 53RD DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BRACKET

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

In softball,  the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars finish the regular season at 17-14.  

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers beat Harlan Friday 4-2 to finish at 25-4 overall.

The softball 53rd District Tournament begins tonight at Knott County Central.

There are 2 games tonight with game one at 6:00pm featuring Jenkins and Cordia then around 7:30pm Letcher County Central plays Knott County Central.

The 2 winners will meet for the District Championship Tuesday night also at Knott Central in Hindman.

CLICK HERE FOR THE SOFTBALL 53RD DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BRACKET


STATE TRACK MEET


Class 2A Region 7 champions, the Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Track Teams will compete this Friday May 23 in the KHSAA State Track and Field Championships at the UK Outdoor Track Complex in Lexington.

CINCINNATI REDS BASEBALL

The Reds lost 2 of 3 on the road over the weekend to the Philadelphia Phillies.   They won Friday 3-0 but lost Saturday 12-1 and 8-3 on Sunday.   The Reds are now 19-23 on the season, in 3rd place and 7 games back of Milwaukee in the NL Central.  

They will continue this 2 city 6 game road trip starting tonight with 3 in Washington against the Nationals.  Game time tonight for the Reds and Nationals is 7:05 with pre-game on AM 920 at 6:35.

 

Thursday May 15, 2014

HS BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

In baseball the Letcher County Central Cougars are 21-10 after losing Monday at Central HS of Wise County VA 11-3.  The Cougars will play at Henry Clay in Lexington tonight at 7:00pm and then return home for Senior night and to wrap up the regular season against Lawrence County Friday night at 6:30pm.  

The Jenkins Cavaliers wrap up the regular season with a district game against June Buchanan Thursday at 5:30pm.  

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars lost both games of a home double header against Clintwood VA last night and ended a 3 game winning streak.  LCC lost 6-1 and in a marathon, 6-4 in 11 innings.    The Lady Cougars are 15-14 overall and will next play a district double header at home against June Buchanan tonight at 5:30 and 7:00pm.  

The 24-4 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will wrap up the regular season with a home game against Harlan Friday at 6:00pm.

The 53rd district boys baseball and girls softball tournaments will held early next week.  Baseball will be Monday-Wednesday  at Letcher County Central and hosted by Jenkins and Softball will be Monday and Tuesday at Knott County Central.  

LCC TENNIS STATE TOURNAMENT

Best wishes to Letcher County Central's Brittany Wright as she will be competing today in the KHSAA Girls State Tennis Tournament at the Shillito Park Tennis Complex in Lexington.

Also best wishes to Letcher County Central's Dylan Caudill and Jordan Morrow. They will be competing in the KHSAA Boys State Tennis Tournament (doubles competition) also today at the Universtiy of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Complex

REDS BASEBALL

The Reds-Padres game last night at GABP was rained out and will be played as part of a day night doubleheader today.  The first game will be this afternoon at 12:35pm with pre-game at 12:05 on AM 920.  Game two will be at 6:10pm this evening with pre-game at 5:40 on AM 920.  The Reds are now 6.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central in 3rd place.  After today's double header, the Reds will play 3 in Philadelphia against the Phillies Friday, Saturday and Sunday.