SPORTS

Monday May 5, 2014

The Letcher County Central Cougar baseball team won 3 of 4 games over weekend.   

On Friday the Cougars honored their coach, Bryan Dean, for picking up his 300th career win back on April 21st in a win over Knott County Central.

After honoring their coach, the Cougars then went out and won a district double header over Cordia Friday night, 10-0 in game one and 7-4 in game two.     

On Saturday in the Letcher County KY Farm Bureau Classic at LCC, the Cougars beat Betsy Layne 7-6 but lost to Perry Central 8-6.  The Perry Central loss ended an 11 game winning streak for LCC.  

The 19-9 Cougars will play at Harlan County this afternoon at 6:00pm in their next game.

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The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars dropped 2 games over the weekend and have lost 4 in a row.  

They lost a district game Friday at home to Knott County Central 8-4 and lost 14-1 to Powell County at home on Saturday.

The Lady Cougars are 8-11 on the season and will play on the road at East Ridge this afternoon at 6:00pm.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers are 19-4 and will play Perry County Central at home this afternoon at 6:00pm.

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The Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Track Teams both won 1st place at the Bell County All Comers Meet on Friday.   The last regular season meet for LCC Track will be held today at Harlan County and the Regional Track Meet will be this Saturday May 10th at Leslie County HS. 

 

 

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. 

 

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Rain and storms have cancelled most sporting events at LCC and Jenkins in the last two days.  

Weather permitting, this afternoon, the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play at Jenkins against the Lady Cavaliers in a county district matchup.  LCC is 8-8 and Jenkins is 17-4.   Game time is 6:00pm.  LCC will then play Knott County Central Friday at home in a district game at 6:00pm.  We'll broadcast that game live here on the Bulldog.  Jenkins next game after LCC today will be tomorrow in a district game at Knott County Central at 6:00pm.


The 15-8 Letcher County Central Cougars baseball team plays again Thursday at home against Harlan Independent at 6:00pm.  We'll broadcast the LCC-Harlan game here on the Bulldog with Pre-game at 5:45.  The Cougars will then play a district doubleheader Friday at home against Cordia at 5:30pm and 7:30pm.  This Saturday at Letcher County Central is the 6th Annual Letcher County Farm Bureau Classic with LCC, Perry Central and Betsy Layne.  
The Jenkins Cavaliers next baseball game will be on the road at Shelby Valley Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Congratulations to LCC Senior Callie Baker! She will be signing Cheerleading Scholarship papers with Union College in the Library at Letcher County Central High School this morning at 11:00 a.m.

The LCC Girls Tennis Team will compete in singles and doubles matches this Friday 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.  

Game 2 of this rain shortened series between the Reds and Cubs will be tonight at 7:10pm.  Pre-game begins at 6:40pm on AM 920 WTCW.  The Reds remain home for a 4 game series starting Thursday and going through the weekend against the NL Central leading Milwaukee Brewers. 

Thursday May 1, 2014

In girls high school softball Wednesday, in the pouring rain at Jenkins the Lady Cavaliers beat the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars 13-4.  Melissa Bartley hit an out of the park 2 RBI Home Run for the Lady Cavaliers who improve to 18-4 overall.  Jenkins next game is today in a district game at Knott County Central starting at 6:00pm.  The 8-9 LCC Lady Cougars will next play  Knott County Central Friday at home in a district game at 6:00pm.  LCC will take on Powell County at home Saturday at 12 noon.

The 15-8 Letcher County Central Cougars baseball team is back in action tonight at home against the Harlan Green Dragons.  Game time is 6:00pm this evening and we'll broadcast the LCC-Harlan game here on the Bulldog with Pre-game at 5:45.  The Cougars will then play a district doubleheader Friday at home against Cordia at 5:30pm and 7:30pm.  This Saturday at Letcher County Central it's the 6th Annual Letcher County Kentucky Farm Bureau Classic with LCC, Perry Central and Betsy Layne.

The Jenkins Cavaliers next baseball game will be at Betsy Layne this afternoon at 6:00pm.

The LCC Girls Tennis Team will compete in singles and doubles matches this Friday 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. 

 

Tuesday April 29, 2014

Most area baseball and softball games plus tennis matches were rained out on Monday.

The 15-8 Letcher County Central Cougars baseball team plays again Thursday at home against Harlan Independent at 6:00pm.  We'll broadcast the LCC-Harlan game here on the Bulldog with Pre-game at 5:45.  The Cougars will then play a district doubleheader Friday at home against Cordia at 5:30pm and 7:30pm.
 

The Jenkins Cavaliers next baseball game will be on the road at Shelby Valley Wednesday at 6:00pm.

The 8-8 Letcher County Central Lady Cougars softball and 17-4 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers are scheduled to play at Jenkins this afternoon at 6:00pm.   Jenkins beat LCC in 6 innings 16-5 on April 23rd.  The Lady Cougars will then play a district game at home against Knott County Central on Friday at 6:00pm.  We'll broadcast that game live here on the Bulldog with Pre-game at 5:45pm.
 

After LCC today, Jenkins will play a district game at Knott County Central Thursday at 6:00pm.  

Congratulations to the Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Track Teams as both placed 1st at the Area 9 DIstrict Meet on Saturday at Leslie County.  The girls won 1st place, beating Leslie County by 5 points and the boys tied for 1st with Leslie County.  Jenkins Boys placed 2nd.   The Region meet will be May 10th at Leslie County.  The State meet will be Memorial Day weekend at UK in Lexington.
 

The Cougar Boys and Girls Track teams will compete today in the North Laurel Relays at North Laurel High School in London at 5:00pm.

The Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Tennis teams will have a match with Pikeville at home this afternoon at 5:30pm.
 

Game one of the Reds 3 games series at home against the Chicago Cubs was rained out last night.  The game will be made up later in the season.  Game 2 will be tonight at 7:10pm for the Reds-Cubs.  Pre-game begins at 6:40 on AM 920.  The Reds are in 3rd place in the NL Central 7.5 games behind Milwaukee and 2 games behind 2nd place St. Louis.