SPORTS

Friday October 25, 2013

 

Congratulations to the Letcher County Central Lady Cougar Soccer Team!

They are the 2013 14th Region Champions after beating Estill County 5-1 in the championship game last night at LCC.

They have now won back to back 14th Region Championships.  

The Lady Cougars are 12-4 and now move on to the Girls Soccer State Tournament.

In the Boys 14th Region Championship game also played at LCC last night,  it was Estill County over defending champion Perry County Central 3-2.    

The Engineers from Irvine will now move on the Boys Soccer State Tournament.

_____


The Girls LCEAA Middle School A Team County Basketball Tournament will continue on Sunday afternoon at Letcher County Central High School Gym.  

The consolation game will be at 2:00pm with the championship game to follow at 3:30pm.

_____


It's week #10 of high school football and the 4-4 Letcher County Central Cougar Football team is on the road tonight in Williamsburg to take on the 0-8 Whitley County Colonels.

It's the final district game with a lot on the line.

With a Cougar win tonight and a Harlan County win over Perry County Central,  LCC would be playing at home in the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2009.  

Kickoff for the Cougars and Colonels is set for 7:30pm tonight.  

We'll bring you the game on the Bulldog with the Appalachian Wireless Cougar Countdown Pre Game Show starting at 6:45pm.

Also tonight in mountain high school football:

Harlan will be at Jenkins
Perry County Central plays at Harlan County
and some of the better games will include
Johnson Central at Ashland Blazer
Belfry at Pike County Central
and Middlesboro at Somerset.

For a full schedule of this week's high school football games CLICK HERE!

_____


The UK Wildcats came up short against Mississippi State last night on the road in Starkville in the special Thursday night game.

The final was 28-22 and the Cats are now 1-6 on the season and 0-4 in the SEC.

They will step out of conference for their next game on Saturday November 2nd against Alabama State at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington.

Kickoff will be at 7:30pm.

We'll bring you the Coach Mark Stoops Show Monday at 6:00pm here on the Bulldog.

_____


This Tuesday we'll bring you live coverage of the UK Men's Basketball Blue-White Scrimmage from Rupp Arena starting at 7:00pm on 103-9 The Bulldog.

 

Thursday October 24, 2013

It's going to be a busy night in sports across the area with the girls county middle school tournament opening round, boys and girls soccer region tournament finals and the UK wildcats football team in action.

But first, congratulations to Coach Betty Von Caudill and the Letcher County Central Lady Cougar Volleyball team.

They won the 53rd District Championship last night at Knott County Central in Hindman by beating the Knott Central Lady Patriots 3-0.   

The scores were 25-9, 25-10 and 25-11.

It was the 9th straight Volleyball District championship for LCC.

They will now move on to the 14th Region Tournament.

_____


The Girls LCEAA Middle School A Team County Basketball Tournament gets underway tonight.

The two games this evening will be played at Letcher Middle School Gym.

Game one will be at 6:00pm as Fleming Neon goes against Cowan then Letcher takes on Whitesburg at 7:30pm.

The Consolation and Championship game will be Sunday at Letcher County Central High School Gym.

The consolation game will be at 2:00pm with the championship game at 3:30pm.

_____


The Boys & Girls 14th Region Soccer Tournament Championship Games will be played tonight at Letcher County Central.

In the first title game at 6:00pm, Estill County will face the 53rd District Champion Letcher County Central Lady Cougars at 6:00pm.

Estill County will play Perry County Central in the Boys Soccer 14th Region Championship Game tonight at 8:00pm also at Letcher County Central.

_____


The 4-4 Letcher County Central Cougar Football team will be back in action against the 0-8 Whitley County Colonels on the road this Friday in their final district game.  

Kickoff is set for 7:30pm from Williamsburg.   

We'll bring you the game on the Bulldog with pregame starting at 6:45pm.

With a win on Friday and a Harlan County win over Perry County Central,  the Cougars would see their first home playoff game since 2009.  

_____


The UK Wildcats will have a special Thursday night game this week as they take on Mississippi State on the road in Starkville.  

Kickoff is at 7:30pm tonight with Countdown to Kickoff at 6:00pm this evening here on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Tuesday October 22, 2013

 

The 2013 season has ended for the Letcher County Central Cougar Boys Soccer team.

They lost 5-0 to Estill County last night in the 14th Region Tournament at Letcher County Central.

Congrats to Coach Joe Roberts and the Cougar Boys Soccer team.

They finish the season at 13-8.

The other game last night had Perry Central shutting out Jackson City 6-0.

Estill County will now play Perry County Central for the 14th Region Championship Thursday at 8:00pm at Letcher County Central.

The girls 14th Region Soccer Tournament gets underway tonight.

Estill County will play Perry County Central tonight at 7:00pm at LCC.

The winner of tonight's game will face the 53rd District Champion Letcher County Central Lady Cougars in the 14th Region Championship Thursday at 6:00pm at Letcher County Central.  

The Lady Cougars received a bye to the championship game.

_____


The Letcher County Central Boys & Girls Cross Country teams competed in the Area 9 Championship Meet Saturday at Harlan County.

Bailey Kincer won the Elementary Race.

Nick Spangler was Runner-up in the Middle School Race.

Kacey Troutt won the Girls JV Race and Blake Watts won the Boys JV Race.

The Varsity Girls placed 2nd behind Harlan Co, and received a Runner-up Trophy.

The Lady Cougars were lead by Seniors Leanna Bryant and Keshia Balthis.

The Boys Team won 1st place overall and received a First place Trophy. The Cougars have been Area 9 Champions 6 years in a row.

The Boys Varsity team was lead by Senior Chase Cates and Junior Trevor Wayne.

The Cougars placed 5 boys in the top ten, Chase Cates and Trevor Wayne led the entire race placing First and Second overall.

The Top Ten in each race received medals.

_____


The 53rd District Volleyball Tournament begins tonight at Knott County Central Gym in Hindman.

Two games will be played this evening.

At 6:00pm the #1 seed Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will take on June Buchanan and around 7:00pm Knott County Central will face Jenkins.  

The Volleyball 53rd District championship game will be Wednesday at 6:00pm also at Knott County Central.

_____


The Letcher County Central Cougar Football team is now 4-4 overall and 1-1 in the district after beating Perry County Central Friday night.

The Cougars will next face the winless Whitley County Colonels on the road this Friday in the final district game.  

Kickoff is set for 7:30pm from Williamsburg.   

We'll bring you the game on the Bulldog with pregame starting at 6:45pm.

With a win on Friday the Cougars would see their first home playoff game since 2009.  

_____


The UK Wildcats will have a special Thursday night game this week as they take on Mississippi State on the road in Starkville.  Kickoff is at 7:30pm Thursday with pregame at 6:00pm.

 

Wednesday October 23, 2013

The 2013 Girls LCEAA Middle School A Team County Basketball Tournament gets underway on Thursday.

The two games on Thursday at Letcher Middle School Gym will be at 6:00pm Fleming Neon against Cowan then Letcher takes on Whitesburg at 7:30pm.

The Consolation and Championship game will be Sunday at Letcher County Central High School Gym.

The consolation game will be at 2:00pm with the championship game at 3:30pm.

Good luck to all 4 girls county teams.

_____


The girls 14th Region Soccer Tournament began last night at Letcher County Central.

In the only game Estill County beat Perry County Central 3-1.

Estill County now moves on to face the 53rd District Champion Letcher County Central Lady Cougars in the 14th Region Girls Soccer Championship Game Thursday at 6:00pm at Letcher County Central.  

The Lady Cougars received a bye to the championship game.

Estill County will play Perry County Central in the Boys Soccer 14th Region Championship Game Thursday at 8:00pm also at Letcher County Central.

_____


The 53rd District Volleyball Tournament Championship Game will be played this evening at 6:00pm at Knott County Central High School in Hindman.

The LCC Lady Cougars will play the winner of the Jenkins-Knott County Central game at 6:00pm.

_____


The 4-4 Letcher County Central Cougar Football team will be back in action against the 0-8 Whitley County Colonels on the road this Friday in the final district game.  

Kickoff is set for 7:30pm from Williamsburg.   

We'll bring you the game on the Bulldog with pregame starting at 6:45pm.

With a win on Friday the Cougars would see their first home playoff game since 2009.  

_____


The UK Wildcats will have a special Thursday night game this week as they take on Mississippi State on the road in Starkville.  

Kickoff is at 7:30pm Thursday with pregame at 6:00pm here on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Monday October 21, 2013

After being down 12-7 at halftime, the Letcher County Central Cougar Football team went on a 15-0 run in the 3rd quarter to get a huge district win over Perry County Central Friday night at Cougar Field.  

The final score was LCC 22 Perry Central 18.  

With the win the Cougars could see their first home playoff game since 2009.  

If the Cougars beat Whitley County on the road this Friday, they will secure 2nd place in the district standings and a home playoff game.  

In the Perry Central game Friday the Cougars showed a stingy 2nd half defense and effective running game to get the win.

Hunter Hall had 2 TD's and Zane Blair had the other, all 3 on the ground.

The Cougars are now 4-4 overall and 1-1 in the district.

The Cougars will next face the winless Whitley County on the road this Friday in the final district game.  Kickoff is set for 7:30pm.

In the other district game Friday night Harlan County blasted Whitley County 51-6.

Also in week 9 of high school football:

Hazard beat Jenkins 52-0
Allen Central 42  South Floyd 32
Bell County 7 Corbin 0
Betsy Layne 54 Magoffin County 14
Breathitt County 38 Morgan County 26
Grundy VA 32 East Ridge 22
Jackson County 28 Knott County Central 26
Johnson Central 59 Rowan County 10
Knox Central 24 Rockcastle County 14
Lincoln County 21 Southwestern 20
Madison Southern 56 North Laurel 28
Middlesboro 42 Danville 17
Pike County Central 47 Sheldon Clark 7
Pineville 50 Harlan 0
Pulaski County 39 South Laurel 0
Russell County 34 Clay County 0
Shelby Valley 28 Leslie County 21
Somerset 21 LCA 7
Williamsburg 56 Berea 13

_____


The 2013 14th Region Boys and Girls Soccer Tournaments will begin this week and both will be played at Letcher County Central.

The 53rd District Champion Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will get a bye in the first round of the Region and will face the winner of Estill County and Perry County Central this Thursday October 24th at 6:00pm for the Region Championship.

Estill County and Perry County Central will play Tuesday at 7:00pm at LCC.

The Boys 14th Region Tournament begins tonight at LCC.

Game one at 6:00pm will be Estill County against Letcher County Central and game two around 8:00pm will be Perry County Central taking on Jackson City.

The two winners will meet for the Boys Region championship game also on Thursday at 8:00pm at LCC.

Congratulations to Lady Cougars Meg Raleigh, Brooke Kincer, Brooke Adams and Courtney Wilson as they were named to the Girls Soccer District All Tournament Team and to Brittany Buttrey as she was selected as the Most Valuable Player.

Also congratulations to Jordan Morrow, Antonio Acevedo and Dustin Holbrook as they were named to the Boys Soccer District All Tournament Team.

_____


The 53rd District Volleyball Tournament begins Tuesday at Knott County Central Gym in Hindman.

Tuesday night will have two games.

At 6:00pm the #1 seed Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will take on June Buchanan and around 7:00pm Knott County Central will face Jenkins.  

The Volleyball 53rd District championship game will be Wednesday.

_____


Tonight on 103.9 The Bulldog, we'll bring you the UK Football Coach Mark Stoops Show at 6:00pm followed by Big Blue Weekly at 7:00pm.

The Cats will have a special Thursday night game this week as they take on Mississippi State on the road in Starkville.  Kickoff is at 7:30pm Thursday with pregame at 6:00pm.