SPORTS

Wednesday February 5, 2014

Congratulations to the Letcher Middle School Eagles.  

They won the LCEAA Boys Basketball County Championship last night at Letcher County Central.   

The Eagles beat Whitesburg in the championship game 34-24.

In Boys High School basketball games last night:

Knott County Central held off Corida 70-61 in a 53rd district battle at the Morton Combs Athletic Complex in Hindman.

Also Breathitt County over Lee County by 10, 74-64
Buckhorn beat Estill County 66-56
Harlan County 66 South Floyd 41
Pike County Central squeezed by Belfry 63-62 and Pikeville over Prestonsburg 74-72.

The Letcher County Central Cougars lost at Hazard last night and will play at Cordia on Friday in a district game.  JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

The Jenkins Cavalier Boys will face Knott County Central in a district game Thursday at home.  JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

In Girls High School basketball on Tuesday night:

Knott County Central beat Allen Central 63-54
Perry County Central over Breathitt County 75-71
Shelby Valley 62 Betsy Layne 32
and East Ridge beat Prestonsburg 71-34.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play a make up district game tonight at home against Cordia.   

Game time is 7:30.  

The Lady Cougars Freshmen team will play Leslie County at 6:00 this evening.   

Lady Cougar Senior Kelli Quillen will be honored between games and the LCC Senior Cougar and Lady Cougar Golfers will be recognized at halftime of the varsity game.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play at South Floyd tonight.  

Varsity only and it begins at 6:00pm.

The UK Wildcats got a double double from Willie Cauley Stein last night with 18 points and 11 rebounds as they beat Ole Miss at home 80-64.

The Cats will play at Mississippi State this Saturday.  Game time is 1:30.  Pre Game begins at 12 noon on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Today is National Signing Day for the UK Wildcat Football Team.  

Coach Mark Stoops is expected to sign one of the best recruiting classes in UK Football history.

Tuesday February 4, 2014

The Letcher County Central Cougar Wrestling Team hosted the Ben Fisher Memorial on Saturday.

Kane Gibson, Owen Gibson and Dakota Green took 1st place, Dalton Gibson, Ethan Riley and Logan Fisher all placed 2nd and Tyler Daylong took home 3rd.  
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In Boys High School Basketball last night Central High School of Wise County, VA beat Jenkins 63-53.  

The  4-15 Cavaliers will take on Knott County Central at home in a district game on Thursday.  

Tip off is 7:30pm.

The Letcher County Central Cougar Boys are 14-10 and will be back in action tonight on the road against the 16-5 Hazard Bulldogs.  

JV begins at 6:00pm and Varsity tips off at 7:30pm.
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Monday night in Girls High School Basketball Breathitt County beat Wolfe County 83-57, Harlan County over Middlesboro 71-47, Hazard got by Jackson City 48-44 and Knott County Central knocked off June Buchanan 68-50.

Last night's Letcher County Central Lady Cougars game against Owsley County was postponed due to the weather and will be rescheduled later.   

The 15-7 Lady Cougars will now take on Cordia Wednesday at home.  

Tip off is 7:30 and it will be Senior Night for Kelli Quillen.  

The Lady Cougars Freshmen team will play Leslie County at home on Wednesday at 6:00pm.  

The LCC girls play at Hazard on Thursday.

The 13-9 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will next play at South Floyd this Wedneday at 6:00pm.
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It's UK Basketball tonight at the Wildcats are home to take on Ole Miss.

Game time is 7:00pm with the Countdown to Tip Off beginning at 5:30 here on your home of the Big Blue, 103.9 The Bulldog.

 

Friday January 31, 2014

The Letcher County Central Cougar Boys fought hard but came up short against 14th Region foe Perry County Central at home last night.  

The Cougars lost 66-58 and were only down by 1 halftime.  

LCC has lost 3 in a row with a record of 12-10.

The Cougars were led in scoring by Chippy Frazier with 19.  

Justin Johnson had 18 points and 19 rebounds to lead the Commodores.  

The Cougars will take on the 4-13 Cavaliers of Jenkins tonight at 6:00pm, part of a boys and girls district double header at Jenkins.   

They will then play Lee County tomorrow(Saturday) at Perry Central HS in the Appalachian Wireless KY Prep Showcase.  

The 14-7 Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will play in the boys/girls district doubleheader at Jenkins tonight.  

They will play the 13-8 Lady Cavaliers around 7:30.  

The Boys portion of the All A State Tournament got underway yesterday in Frankfort with all 3 mountain teams advancing to the quarterfinals.  

14th Region champions, the Cordia Lions, knocked off Carroll County 72-42.  

Betsy Layne from the 15th Region beat Glasgow 56-47 and 13th Region champ Jackson County got by Somerset 65-61.

Betsy Layne will play Jackson County in a 13th vs 15th matchup tonight at 8:00pm.  Cordia also plays tonight at 9:30 as they take on St. Mary.   

The Girls All A quarterfinal games will also be today and the only mountain team left, the Leslie County Lady Eagles will play Owensboro Catholic at 10:00am this morning.  

The All A state tournament boys and girls semi's are Saturday with both championship games on Sunday in Frankfort.

The UK Wildcats will play at Missouri tomorrow(Saturday).

Pre-Game on the Bulldog begins at 11:30am with tipoff at 1.

Monday February 3, 2014

The First Annual Letcher County Archery Tournament was held at Fleming Neon on Saturday.

Elementary Division 3rd place went to West Whitesburg, 2nd place to Cowan, 1st place was Martha Jane Potter. Middle School 3rd place Cowan, 2nd place Letcher, 1st place Fleming Neon.

Top Shot Male Dylan Wright LCC with a score of 291.

Top Shot Female Whitney Stamper LCC with a score of 287.
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The State All A Tournament Champions were crowned on Sunday.  

In the girls tournament Glasgow beat Danville 53-43.  

Danville is coached by former Whitesburg Lady Yellowjacket assistant coach and Letcher County native Judie Mason.  

In the boys tournament 14th Region champion, the Cordia Lions, made it all the way to the championship game before losing to Newport Central Catholic 72-61.
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The Letcher County Central Cougar boys won 2 games over the weekend, both on the road.  

They beat Jenkins 83-46 Friday night and then beat Lee County 74-49 at Perry County Central in the Appalachian Wireless KY Prep Showcase on Saturday.

The 14-10 Cougars are back in action Tuesday at the Hazard Bulldogs.  

JV at 6 and Varsity at 7:30.  

The 4-14 Jenkins Cavalier Boys will next play at home tonight as they face Central HS out of Wise County with Tip Off at 6:00pm.
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The Letcher Conty Central Lady Cougars and Jenkins Lady Cavaliers had a battle Friday night at Jenkins before the Lady Cougars won it 65-60.   

The 15-7 Lady Cougars will have Senior Night tonight at LCC as they face Owsley County.  

JV begins at 6 with Varsity at 7:30.  The Lady Cougars will honor their only Senior, Kelli Quillen.   

We'll bring you the LCC-Owsley County girls game tonight live here on the Bulldog.  

Our Cougar Countdown Pre-Game show will begin at 7:00pm.  

The 13-9 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play tonight at South Floyd with game time at 6:00pm.
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The UK Wildcats are 16-5 and 6-2 in the SEC after beating Missouri on the road Saturday 84-79.   

The Cats will next play Ole Miss at home Tuesday night.  

Tipoff at 7.  Pre-Game at 5:30 here on the Bulldog.  

We'll bring you the Coach Cal Show tonight starting at 6:00pm here on the Bulldog. 

 

Thursday January 30, 2014

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars 35 game home winning streak, dating back to January 18 of 2011 was snapped last night as they lost to Central High School from Wise County VA.   

The Lady Cougars trailed by as much as 11 in the 2nd half but made a comeback to get within 1 but ending up losing by 3 to the Lady Warriors.   

The final was 46-43.  

Reynolds had 16 for Central and LCC was led by Stidham and Meade with 11 each.

The Lady Cougars are now 14-7 and will be on the road to take on the 13-7 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers at 7:30 Friday night, part of a boys/girls district doubleader at Jenkins.  

The LCC girls and Cordia game scheduled that was scheduled for Friday was postponed and will be played later.  

The Lady Cavaliers from Jenkins will also play tonight at Pikeville with game time at 6:00pm.  

The 12-9 Letcher County Central Cougar boys continue their tough schedule of games as they welcome the 14-4 Perry County Central Commodores to LCC tonight.   

JV plays at 6:00 and varsity at 7:30.

We'll broadcast the LCC boys game tonight live here on the Bulldog and 1039thebulldog.com with the Cougar Countdown Pre-Game Show starting at 7.
Jenkins and LCC boys will tangle Friday night at Jenkins, part of the boys/ girls doubleheader.   

The boys game time is at 6:00pm.

The Girls All A State Tournament began yesterday in Frankfort.

All 3 mountain teams were in action:

Harlan from the 13th lost to University Heights 65-58 and 15th Region rep Paintsville got beat by Newport Central Catholic 56-26.   

14th Region winner the Leslie County Lady Eagles picked up a win in their opening round game beating Lexington Sayre 48-46.  

The Lady Eagles move to the quarterfinals now and will play Owensboro Catholic this Friday morning at 10:00am.  

The Boys All A State Tournament is also being played in Frankfort... 15th Region winner Betsy Layne takes on Glasgow today at 5:00pm, 13th Region champ Jackson County will take on Somerset at 6:30pm tonight and 14th Region winner Cordia will play Carroll County tonight at 8:00pm.   

Good Luck to all the mountain teams in the All A State Tournament.  

The UK Wildcats are now 15-5 overall and 5-2 in the SEC.  

They will play at Missouri this Saturday with Pre-Game on the Bulldog at 11:30am and tipoff at 1.