SPORTS

Monday December 22, 2014

BOYS & GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Congratulations to the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars basketball team.  They won all 3 games in the Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic and was named overall champion of the tournament held at LCC.  

They beat Breathitt County 73-39, Harlan County 55-43 on Friday and Jenkins 81-39 on Saturday.  The Lady Cougars are now 7-3 and winners of 4 in a row.

The LCC girls will now play in the FNB Holiday Bash the weekend after Christmas at South Warren High School in Bowling Green.  They will play play Glasgow on December 27 and Franklin Simpson on December 28.

Breathitt County went 2-1 in the tournament, Harlan County was 1-2 and Jenkins went 0-3.  

With those 3 losses, the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers falls to 3-6.

The Lady Cavaliers will play 3 games in the Sunshine Classic December 27, 28 and 29 in Daytona Beach Florida.  

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys won 2 games and lost 1 in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County this weekend.   The Cougar boys lost to Meade County 43-40 on Friday.  They beat Leslie County 57-46 on Saturday and Red Bird 71-30 also on Saturday.  

The Cougars are now 7-2 overall will now play 3 games December 27 through 30 in the KSA Disney ESPN Tournament in Orlando, Florida.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys are now 3-6 overall after losing Friday to Phelps 56-48 in Overtime.  Jenkins will now play Central HS of Wise County VA this Tuesday at Jenkins.  Game time is 6 for JV and 7:30 for varsity.

UK BASKETBALL

The #1 Kentucky Wildcats blasted UCLA in the Champions Classic in Chicago Saturday 83-44 in their most impressive win of the year. They led 41-7 at halftime.  The Cats are now 12-0 and will play the Louisville Cardinals this Saturday at the KFC Yum Center in the Battle of the Bluegrass.  Tipoff Saturday for the Cats and Cards will be 2:00pm.  Pre-game begins at 12:30 here on the Bulldog.  Also tonight at 6:00pm, it's Tom Leach and the Coach Cal Show here on the Bulldog. 

Friday December 19, 2014

GIRLS/BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Letcher County Central Lady Cougar Senior Cheyanne Stidham had a career night with 41 points as the Lady Cougars beat Breathitt County last night 73-39 in the 2nd game of the opening night of Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic at LCC.  Courtney Brock added 11 as the LCC girls improve to 5-3 overall.  In game one last night Harlan County beat Jenkins by 19, 73-54.  Harlan County is 7-1, Jenkins falls to 3-4.   

Tonight in the Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic, game one at 6:00pm will be Jenkins taking on Breathitt County.  Game 2 will be Letcher County Cental against Harlan County at 7:30pm.  We'll bring you the LCC-Harlan County game live here on the Bulldog.  Appalachian Wireless Pre-game will begin at 7 this evening.

The 2 ARH Christmas Classic games on Saturday will be Harlan County playing Breathitt County at 3:00pm with Jenkins and LCC girls at 4:30.

Also in girls action from the Smoky Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg last night:

Knott County Central 55
Signal Mountain, TN 47

Hazard 56
Sullivan North TN 36

Shelby Valley 72
Van Buren County, TN 61

and Summertown TN 52
June Buchanan 29


Last night in Boys HS Basketball:

Knott County Central beat Jenkins 85-57 for a district win.  Jenkins is 3-5 and will play at Phelps tonight at 7:30pm for varsity.

Other boys scores last night:

From the Gatlinburg-Pittman Invitational:

June Buchanan 75
Whitwell TN 67

also Breathitt County 73
Magoffin County 63

The 5-1 Letcher County Central Cougar boys basketball team will play today and Saturday in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County.  They will play Meade County at 4pm this afternoon  along with Leslie County at 12noon Saturday plus Red Bird Saturday at 3:00pm, with all games at Leslie County.  

UK BASKETBALL

The Kentucky Wildcats back in action tomorrow(Saturday) as part of the champions classic in Chicago where they will take on UCLA.  Gametime tomorrow is 3:30 with pre-game at 2 here on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Wednesday December 17, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

The Jenkins Cavaliers & Lady Cavaliers lost close games in a double header at J.I. Burton in Norton, VA last night.   

The Lady Cavaliers lost to J.I. Burton 74-71 and the Cavalier boys lost 71-67.

Also in girls high school scores from Tuesday:

Breathitt County 69
Buckhorn 58

and Prestonsburg 78
South Floyd 48

In boys action last night:

Knott County Central 65
Hazard 46

Buckhorn 74
Breathitt County 62

Clay County 70
Harlan County 61

Harlan 61
Oneida Baptist 53

Johnson Central 60
Shelby Valley 54

Sheldon Clark 60
Pikeville 52

and Wolfe County 61
Jackson City 59

The Jenkins Cavalier boys will play Knott County Central at home in a district game tomorrow(Thursday).

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play 3 games in 3 days this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at LCC in the Whitesbug ARH Christmas Classic.  They play Harlan County first on Thursday at 6:00pm.  

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars are hosting the Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Harlan County, Breathitt County and Jenkins.

The LCC girls first game of the classic will be against Breathitt County Thursday at 7:30.  We'll broadcast that game live here on the Bulldog with Appalachian Wireless Pre-game starting at 7.

The 5-1 Letcher County Central Cougar boys basketball team will play this Friday and Saturday in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County.  They will play Meade County on Friday along with Red Bird and Leslie County on Saturday.  

UK BASKETBALL

The #1 and 11-0 Kentucky Wildcats are off this week and won't play again until this Saturday when they take on UCLA in Chicago.  Game time Saturday is 3:30 with pre-game at 2 on 103.9 The Bulldog. 

Thursday December 18, 2014

JENKINS LADY CAVALIER KATELYNN ESTEVEZ SIGNS WITH UNION TO PLAY SOFTBALL

Jenkins Lady Cavalier Caitlynn Estevez signed with Union College to play softball this past Tuesday December 16. In the last two years as starting pitcher, she compiled a 58-13 record, with 446 K's. She was named 2014 Pikeville Medical Leader Player of the Year, 2-time 2nd team All-State, 1st team Academic All-State, 3-time All-District, 2-time All-Region and 2-time team MVP. She is also included in the Kentucky state softball record book for wins in a season, no-hitters in a season, and consecutive no-hitters. A big Bulldog salute and congratulations to Caitlynn Estevez!!


HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

The Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic begin tonight at Letcher County Central High school.

The showcase of girls high school basketball games will be tonight, Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

The two games tonight will be Jenkins against Harlan County at 6:00pm followed by Letcher County Central and Breathitt County at 7:30.   We'll broadcast tonight's LCC-Breathitt County game.  Appalachian Wireless Pre-game begins at 7:00pm.

Friday night Jenkins will play Breathitt County and Letcher County Central will take on Harlan County

Saturday afternoon the 2 games will be Breathitt County and Harlan County at 3, followed by LCC and Jenkins girls at 4:30pm.

That's the Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic tonight, Friday and Saturday at Letcher County Central.

The 5-1 Letcher County Central Cougar boys basketball team will play this Friday and Saturday in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County.  They will play Meade County on Friday along with Red Bird and Leslie County on Saturday.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys will play Knott County Central at home in a district game tonight with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30.

 

UK BASKETBALL

The #1 and 11-0 Kentucky Wildcats are off this week and won't play again until this Saturday when they take on UCLA in Chicago.  Game time Saturday is 3:30 with pre-game at 2 on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Tuesday December 16, 2014

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars are now 3-3 after losing to Leslie County at home last night 57-50.  Leslie County is unbeaten at 6-0.  The Lady Cougars were led in scoring by Cheyenne Stidham with 16 and Courtney Brock had 14.  Katie Moore had 24 for Leslie County.  Up next for the LCC girls will be hosting the ARH Christmas Tournament at LCC Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Harlan County, Jenkins and Breathitt County.  They will open with Breathitt County Thursday at 7:30.  We'll have the game on the Bulldog with Appalachian Wireless Pre-game starting at 7.

Other girl scores from Monday:

Buckhorn 60
Lee County 30

Harlan 63
South Laurel 45

Jackson City 72
Wolfe County 47

Knott County Central 63
June Buchanan 32

Perry County Central 58
Hazard 41

and Shelby Valley 77
Johnson Central 72 in Double OT

BOYS HIGH SCHOOOL BASKETBALL

Boys scores from last night:

Buckhorn 97
Lee County 50

Leslie County 75
Owsley County 36

and Madison Southern 54
Powell County 53

Tonight the Jenkins Boys & Girls will play a doubleheader at J.I Burton in Norton, VA.   Game times are 6 and 7:30

The 5-1 Letcher County Central Cougar boys basketball team will play this Friday and Saturday in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County.  They will play Meade County on Friday along with Red Bird and Leslie County on Saturday.  

UK BASKETBALL

The #1 and 11-0 Kentucky Wildcats are off this week and won't play again until this Saturday when they take on UCLA in Chicago.  Game time Saturday is 3:30 with pre-game at 2 on 103.9 The Bulldog.