SPORTS

Local Sports Monday February 17, 2014

This is the final week of regular season play for boys & girls high school basketball before district tournaments begin on Monday February 24th.

Unless they re-schedule a missed game, the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars have wrapped up the season with no games scheduled this week.  

They finish the regular season at 19-7 and will be the #1 seed in the 53rd District Tournament.

The 15-10 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers have 3 games left this week.  

They play at Shelby Valley Tuesday, Pike County Central at home Thursday and Betsy Layne at home Friday.  

The 14-11 Letcher County Central Cougar Boys will have 2 games left in the regular season this week.   

Tuesday night they play Buckhorn at home for Senior Night honoring Josh Owens, Chippy Frazier and Kyler Lucas.  

We'll broadcast the LCC-Buckhorn game Tuesday night.  

Tipoff is 7:30 and the Appalachian Wireless Pre-Game Show begins at 7 here on the Bulldog.    

The Cougars will wrap up the season at home against Pike County Central on Thursday.   

The 4-20 Jenkins Cavalier will have 3 games to wrap up the regular season this week.  

They play at Hazard Tuesday, at Buckhorn on Thursday and at home against Betsy Layne Friday.

The 53rd District Boys & Girls Tournaments will be held next week at Knott County Central.  

Jennifer O'Neil scored 24 points and sparked a comeback as the #18 Kentucky Women rallied for a 75-71 victory over #8 Tennessee on Sunday, earning them their first win in Knoxville since 1985.

The #14 UK men lost to #3 Florida on Saturday night 69-59 for their first loss in Rupp this season.  

Kentucky will play at Ole Miss on Tuesday night in their next game.  

The Coach Cal Show, Big Blue Weekly and the Coach Matthew Mitchell Shows will air on Wednesday this week starting at 6:00pm here on the Bulldog.

Friday February 14, 2014

Many high school basketball games were cancelled across the mountains last night due to the weather.   

Here's a look at some upcoming games, weather permitting, as we enter the final week of the regular season next week.

The 19-7 Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will finish up the regular season on the road tonight at Shelby Valley.

JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

The 15-9 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers have 4 games left and the next game will be on the road at Perry County Central, tomorrow, Saturday and it's varsity only with tip off at 6:00pm.

The 14-11 LCC Cougar boys have 2 games left and are scheduled to play Buckhorn at home this Tuesday in their next game.  It will be senior night for Josh Owens, Chippy Frazier and Kyler Lucas.

JV at 6. Varsity at 7:30.  

We'll broadcast the LCC-Buckhorn boys game Tuesday night here on the Bulldog and at 1039thebulldog.com.  

The Appalachian Wireless pre game show begins at 7.

Jenkins boys have 3 games left and will next play Tuesday at Hazard.

The 2014 53rd District Boys and Girls Tournaments will begin Monday February 24th and both will be held at Knott County Central.

The UK Wildcats are 19-5 overall and 9-2 in the SEC.  They have a huge game, tomorrow, Saturday at home against the league leading Florida Gators.

Game time is Saturday night at 9:00pm with Pregame at 7:30 on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Wednesday February 12, 2014

 
The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers improved to 15-9 overall with a district win at Cordia last night.   

The final was 80-29.  

The Lady Cavaliers will next play at Perry County Central this Saturday with varsity only and tip off at 6:00pm.

Also last night in girls HS basketball:

Shelby Valley beat Knott County Central 51-45 and it was Hazard over Buckhorn 59-45.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars are on the road tonight at Perry County Central in a 14th Region big game, weather permitting.   

JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

Boys HS basketball scores from last night:

Cordia beat Jenkins 69-42
Breathitt County beat Powell County 51-40
Estill County 70 Lee County 60
Harlan over Pineville 63-53
Harlan County knocked off Bell County 57-48
Hazard beat Wolfe County 64-54
Leslie County edged Barbourville 62-60 in OT
Perry County Central 63 Knox Central 60 in OT
and Sheldon Clark over Shelby Valley 68-55

The 14-11 LCC Cougar boys will next play on Thursday at home against Breathitt County.  

JV at 6. Varsity at 7:30.  

We'll broadcast the LCC-Breathitt County boys game Thursday here on the Bulldog and at 1039thebulldog.com.  

The Appalachian Wireless pre game show begins at 7.

Jenkins boys will next play Tuesday at Hazard.

The UK Wildcats will be on the road once again in their next game and that is tonight against the Auburn Tigers.  

Tipoff is 8:00pm.

Pre game right here on the Bulldog begins at 6:30 this evening.

 

Thursday February 13, 2014

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars game against Perry County Central last night was postponed due to the weather.

The Lady Cougars will finish up the regular season on the road Friday night at Shelby Valley.

JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

The 15-9 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers next game will be on the road at Perry County Central this Saturday with varsity only and tip off at 6:00pm.

The 14-11 LCC Cougar boys are scheduled to play at home tonight against Breathitt County.  

JV at 6. Varsity at 7:30.  

If the game is held, we'll have broadcast the LCC-Breathitt County boys game tonight here on the Bulldog and at 1039thebulldog.com.  

The Appalachian Wireless pre game show begins at 7.

Jenkins boys will next play Tuesday at Hazard.

The 2014 53rd District Boys and Girls Tournaments will begin Monday February 24th and both will be held at Knott County Central.

The UK Wildcats held on for a the 64-56 win at Auburn last night.   

The Cats are 19-5 overall and 9-2 in the SEC.  They have a huge game Saturday at home against the league leading Florida Gators.

Game time is Saturday night at 9:00pm with Pregame at 7:30 on 103.9 The Bulldog.

Tuesday February 11, 2014

 
The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars beat Belfry last night at LCC 68-14.  

They have now won 5 in a row and 7 of their last 8 games to improve to 19-7 overall.   

The Lady Cougars will next be on the road at Perry County Central in a 14th Region big game Wednesday night.  

JV at 6.  Varsity at 7:30.

Also last night in girls basketball, Harlan County beat Bell County 39-37 and Harlan over Middlesboro 51-39

The 14-9 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers are back in action this Saturday when they play at Perry County Central.

Boys scores from Monday night include:

Allen Central over Jenkins 57-49,  Jenkins boys will play at Phelps tonight.

Belfry over South Floyd 62-52
Cordia beat June Buchanan 63-39
and Paintsville 74 Prestonsburg 64

The 14-11 LCC Cougar boys will next play on Thursday at home against Breathitt County.  

JV at 6. Varsity at 7:30.  

We'll broadcast the LCC-Breathitt County boys game Thursday here on the Bulldog and at 1039thebulldog.com.  

The Appalachian Wireless pre game show begins at 7.

The UK Wildcats will be on the road once again in their next game Wednesday night against Auburn.  

Tipoff is 8:00pm.

Pre game on the Bulldog begins at 6:30.