SPORTS

Tuesday May 27, 2014

 
14TH REGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

The 14th Region Baseball and Softball Tournaments got underway on Monday, Memorial Day.

The 14th Region Baseball Tournament was played at 2 sites yesterday.

The 2 games at Buckhorn had Letcher County Central blast Jackson City 18-1 in 5 inningss and Hazard squeezing by Powell County 3-2.

In the two games at Perry County Central Estill County knocked off Perry County Central 12-1 and Knott County Central thumped Wolfe County 14-2 in 5 innings.

The semi-finals will be held tonight at Buckhorn.  

Game 1 will be Letcher County Central taking on Hazard at 5:30pm.  We'll broadcast the LCC-Hazard game tonight on the Bulldog with pre-game about 5:15pm.

Game 2 tonight around 8:00pm will be Estill County and Knott County Central.

The championship game is set for Wednesday at 7:00pm also at Buckhorn.

14TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

The 14th Region Softball Tournament is being played at Letcher County Central where all 4 opening round games were played yesterday.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers beat Hazard 12-0 in 5 innings in the opening game.   The 53rd District Champion Lady Cavaliers have now won 12 in a row.

Game two had Wolfe County beating Powell County 6-2.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars season came to an end in game 3 as they lost to Estill County 9-0.  The Lady Cougars finish at 18-16 overall.
Leslie County shutout Jackson City in the last game of the day 10-0.

The softball semifinals will be Wednesday at LCC with game 1 Estill County vs. Leslie County and game 2 Jenkins vs. Powell County.

The championship game is set for Thursday at 7:00pm also at LCC.

3 LCC STUDENT-ATHLETES TO SIGN WITH UNION COLLEGE

Congratulations to 3 Letcher County Central student-athletes who will all 3 sign scholarship papers this Wednesday in the LCC Auditorium..

LCCHS Cheerleader, Loretta Adams, will be signing with Union College at 11:00am
LCCHS Baseball Player, Max Hall will be signing with Union College at 11:15am
LCCHS Football Player, Houston Watts will be signing with Union College at 11:30am.

LETCHER CENTRAL STATE TRACK MEET RESULTS

The KHSAA Class 2A State Track Meet was held on Friday at UK in Lexington and Letcher County Central's Willie Smith - received 4th Place in the Shot Put.  The Boys 4 X 800 Relay Team  got 9th place and that includes Chippy Frazier,Dylan Burton, Judson Collins and Chase Cates.   The Girls 4 X 200 Relay Team picked up 11th place and that includes Brittany Day, Meg Cornett, Kelli Quillen and  Tami Hall. 

REDS BASEBALL

The Reds have lost 3 in a row including  4-3 to the LA Dodgers on Monday night.  They are now in 4th place in the NL Central 6.5 games back of Milwaukee.

The Reds and Dodgers will play game 2 of 3 in LA tonight with a start time of 10:10pm.  Pre-game begins at 9:40 on AM 920 WTCW.

 

Friday May 23, 2014

LCC TRACK AT STATE

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


14TH REGION BASEBALL/SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS

53rd District Tournament champion, the Knott County Central Patriots and Runner up, the Letcher County Central Cougars will both play in the 14th Region Baseball Tournament starting Monday at Buckhorn.  

The draw for the 8 team bracket will be Sunday at 1:00pm.

In softball, 53rd District Tournament champion, the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers and Runner up, the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will both play in the 14th Region Softball Tournament starting Monday at Letcher County Central.

The draw for the 8 team bracket will be Saturday at 11:00am.

REDS BASEBALL

The Cincinnati Reds are in 3rd place, 5.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central.  They trail 2nd place St. Louis by 4 games.  The Reds and Cardinals will play 3 this weekend at Great American Ballpark.  Game times are tonight at 7:10.  7:15 on Saturday and 8:05 on Sunday night.  They begin a west coast swing Monday in LA against the Dodgers.  You can catch all Reds baseball games on AM 920 WTCW.

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.

Thursday May 22, 2014

KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL 53RD DISTRICT BASEBALL CHAMPIONS

The Knott County Central Patriots have won their first 53rd District Baseball Tournament title since 2011 as they beat the Letcher County Central Cougars 4-3 last night at LCC in the championship game.  LCC trailed most of the game but the Cougars Dakota Yonts hit a 2 RBI double in the top of the 7th to tie the game up at 3 all but then Knott Central's Nick Johnson delived a bases loaded RBI single in the bottom of the 7th to give the Patriots the win in a hard fought game by both teams.
Austyn Turner from Knott Central was named the tournament MVP.  Both teams will advance to next week's 14th Region Tournament at Buckhorn starting on Monday.

Letcher County Central and Jenkins will both play in the 14th Region Softball Tournament starting Monday at Letcher County Central.  

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.

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.