SPORTS

Monday December 30, 2013

The Letcher County Central Cougar Boys played Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Pikeville Invitational Tournament at Pikeville High School and brought home the 3rd place trophy.   

The 6-6 Cougars beat North Laurel 69 to 67 in the 3rd place game Saturday.   

LCC beat Phelps 78-47 on Thursday and lost to Pikeville Friday 65-58.   

Chippy Frazier and Josh Owens made the all tournament team for the Cougars.  

Betsy Layne won the PIT beating Pikeville 64-51 on Saturday.

Letcher Central will play again this Thursday Jan 2nd at Knott County Central in a district contest and will return home to face Union, VA on Saturday.

The Jenkins Cavalier Boys lost 2 games in the Mountain Schoolboy Classic at Belfry.

Thursday they lost to Magoffin County 86-59 and they lost to Sheldon Clark Saturday 65-47.  

The 2-8 Cavaliers will next play Clintwood, VA at home tonight with game time at 7:30pm.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play for 3rd place today in the Beech Holiday Tournament at Beech, TN near Nashville.   

So far the 5-4 Lady Cougars beat Station Camp, TN on Friday 37-35 but lost to Brentwood, TN on Saturday 52-25.  

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers are 8-3 now after knocking off J.I. Burton out of Wise County, VA at home on Friday.  

The final was 85-61.   

The Lady Cavaliers are back in action tonight on the road at Breathitt County.  

Game time is 7:30.  

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The UK Wildcats got their signature win of the season on Saturday beating the Louisville Cardinals 73-66.

The Cats won't play again again Wednesday of next week, January 8th, when they open SEC play at home against Mississippi State.  

Tonight at 6:00pm here on the Bulldog, it's the Coach Cal Radio Show with Tom Leach, followed by Big Blue Weekly with Neil Price at 7:00pm.

Don't forget the Tom Leach Report at 9am and Matt Jones with KSR at 10am, weekday mornings on All Sports AM 920 WTCW.

Friday December 27, 2013

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys have evened their season record at 5-5 after beating Phelps 78-47 last night in the opening round of the Pikeville Invitation Tournament at Pikeville HS.   The Cougars will continue play in the PIT today and Saturday.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys lost to Magoffin County 86-59 yesterday in the first round of the Mountain Schoolboy Classic at Belfry.   They will play Sheldon Clark at Belfry on Saturday.

Other scores from Thursday:

Knott County Central beat Henry Clay 74-44 and Cordia knocked off Warren Central 60-54.
Both those scores from the Republic Bank Classic in Lexington.

Shelby Valley over Farragut TN 66-51 at Wayne County
Pike County Central beat Beechwood 53-47 at Bracken County


The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars begin play today in the Beech Holiday Tournament at Beech TN just outside Nashville.  They will play 3 games in 3 days, today, tomorrow and Monday.  

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will be back in action tonight at home against J.I. Burton of Wise County, VA.    Gametime tipoff is 6:00pm from Jenkins.

Girls scores from last night:

Harlan County over Betsy Layne at Shelby Valley
Shelby Valley 61 Clintwood VA 33 at Shelby Valley
Union County 57 Pikeville 53 at McClean County
Grayson County over Harlan 78-64 at Edmonson County

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It's #6  & 11-1 Louisville against #18 & 9-3 Kentucky tomorrow at Rupp Arena in Lexington.
The Cats and Cards big matchup tips off at 4:00pm with pregame starting at 2:30pm right here on the Bulldog!

Monday December 23, 2013

The Letcher County Central Cougar Boys played 3 games in the Smokey Mountain Classic  in Gatlinburg, TN Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Cougars lost to Carter County TN on Thursday in a shootout 110-88,  they lost to East Ridge, TN on Friday in a close one 59-57 and lost to Corbin on Saturday 63-56.

The 4-5 Cougars will next play in the Pikeville Invitational Tournament this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Jenkins Cavalier Boys beat Phelps at home Friday night 83-68 to pick up their 2nd win on the season. 

The Cavaliers will next play this coming Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Mountain Schoolboy Classic at Belfry.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars lost a big 14th Region matchup on the road in Jackson against Breathitt County Friday night 63-57.

The Lady Cougars are 4-3 and will play this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Beech Holiday Tournament in Beech, TN near Nashville.  

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers beat Ooltewah, TN 90-69 and lost to Station Camp, TN 73-60 in the Smokey Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg over the weekend. 

The 7-2 Lady Cavaliers will next face J.I. Burton, VA this Friday at 6:00pm.  

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The #19 UK Widcats moved to 9-3 overall after beating Belmost 93-80 on Saturday at Rupp Arena in Lexington.  

The Cats are off all week until Saturday when they will take on the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena in Lexington. 

The Cats and Cards will tipoff at 4:00pm with pregame at 2:30pm here on the Bulldog.

The #5 UK Women lost their first game of the year yesterday, playing before the crowd at Rupp Arena, they were beaten by #2 Duke 69-61.

They next play Saturday at home against Grambling State.

Tonight on the Bulldog, we'll have the weekly Coach Cal Radio Show at 6:00pm followed by Neil Price and the Big Blue Weekly at 7.

 

Thursday December 26, 2013

The 4-5 Letcher County Central Cougar boys will next play in the Pikeville Invitational Tournament this today, Friday and Saturday.

The Jenkins Cavalier Boys will next play today, Friday and Saturday in the Mountain Schoolboy Classic at Belfry.

The 4-3 Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Beech Holiday Tournament in Beech, TN near Nashville.  

The 7-2 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will next face J.I. Burton, VA at home tomorrow(Friday) at 6:00pm.  

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The UK Wildcats big in state match up with the Louisville Cardinalds will be this Saturday at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

The Cats and Cards will tipoff at 4:00pm with pregame at 2:30pm here on the Bulldog.

Friday December 20, 2013

Scores from last night in mountain boys basketball:

Powell County 79 Berea 65.
Lawrence County 80 Fairview 54.
Jackson City beat Eastside VA 53-51.
and Harlan over Pineville 53-52.

Several mountain teams are playing in tournaments this weekend.
Some of the bigger games include:

Perry Central against Shaker Heights Ohio at the King of The Bluegrass.
Clay County against Breathitt County at Leslie County.
Fort Knox at Leslie County.
Sheldon Clark at Knott County Central
Buckhorn at Hazard.
and Phelps will at Jenkins.  Tipoff is at 7:30pm.  

The Letcher County Central Cougar Boys will continue play today and Saturday in the Smokey Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg.  

In girls mountain basketball last night:

Station Camp, TN beat the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers 73-60 in the Smokey Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg.  

The Lady Cavaliers will continue play today and Saturday in that tournament.

Belfry beat Prestonsburg 43-40
and Johnson Central won over Northwest Whitfield, GA 60-57 also in the Smokey Mountain Classic.

Tonight in girls action, some of the bigger games will feature:

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars at Breathitt County.  

JV is at 6:30pm with varsity at 8:00pm.

Also tonight Harlan County plays Pikeville at Berea.
Clay County plays Betsy Layne at Danville.
Knott County Central battles Mingo Central, WVA at Belfry.

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The LCC Cougar wrestling team will take part in the Bobby Bates Classic at the UVA Wise Convocation Center in Wise, VA today and tomorrow.

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The 8-3 #19 ranked UK Wildcats will take on Belmont at Rupp Arena in Lexington tomorrow(Saturday).

Gametime is 12 Noon.

Pre game begins at 10:30am Saturday morning here on the Bulldog.