SPORTS

Monday August 25, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 1

Week #1 of high school football across the mountains and the state was plagued with storms & lightning delays along with postponed and shortened games.


The Letcher County Central Cougars welcomed the Berea Pirates Friday to play in the Sports R Us Kickoff Classic and the game only lasted 8 minutes and 50 seconds.  With 3:10 to go and the Cougars up 30 to 0 the game was delayed by lightning and eventually called off with the Cougars declared the winner.  

LCC Senior QB Zane Blair was 6 of 7 passing for 97 yards and 3 TD's with 3 different receivers, Hunter Hall, Isaiah Tyree and Tanner Lucas.

The other Cougar TD was a 35 yard run by Jaylyn Williams on his only carry of the game.

The Cougars had a total offense of 193 yards on 12 plays and four possessions.

The Cougars will play 0-1 McCreary Central this Friday at home.  Game time is 7:30pm.  Pregame begins at 6:45pm here on the Bulldog.

Jenkins and Phelps played to a 0-0 halftime score before the game was called due to storms.  It will go down as a tie for both teams.

Jenkins will play on the road at Allen Central this Friday at 7:30pm.

Other scores from Friday:

Pulaski County 39
Corbin 13

Southwestern 38
Somerset 7

Clay County 27
Perry Central 7

Leslie County 28
Harlan Ind   0

Pike County Central 14
Whitley County 0

Games played on Saturday:

Bryan Station 56
Harlan County 22 at Madison Central

Magoffin County 47
South Floyd 28

Pikeville 30
Prestonsburg 29

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

In Volleyball Saturday, Letcher County Central played in the Champions of the Mountains Classic.

They won 1 game and lost 3.

They beat Pike County Central and lost to Ashland Blazer, West Creek, TN and Raceland.

The 2-4 Lady Cougars will play at Harlan Ind. this Thursday at 6:00pm and also at Shelby Valley Thursday at 7:15pm.

The 1-0 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers Volleyball team will take on Harlan Ind Tuesday at home starting at 6:00pm.


HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER

The next game for the 1-1 Letcher County Central Boys Soccer team and the 2-0 Letcher Central Girls Soccer team will be a doubleheader at home on Tuesday(tomorrow) against rival Perry County Central.  The girls play at 6:00pm and the guys at 8:00pm.

LCC COUGAR JV FOOTBALL

Tonight at Letcher County Central Football Field the Cougar football JV team will host Breathitt County at 6:00pm.  


UK FOOTBALL

Tonight on 103.9 The Bulldog it's the season debut of the Coach Mark Stoops Show starting at 6:00pm followed by Big Blue Weekly at 7:00pm.


The Football Cats will have their season and home opener against UT-Martin this Saturday August 30th.  Kickoff is 12:00 noon with pre-game starting at 10:30am.

Friday August 22, 2014

 

LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL SOCCER

GIRLS

Letcher County Central 9
Breathitt County           0    Thursday 8-21

The LCC Lady Cougars have scored 19 goals in 2 games with 2 shutout wins.

BOYS

Letcher County Central 1
Pikeville                       4   Thursday 8-21

The Cougars are now 1-1

The LCC Cougar Boys/Girls Soccer teams will be on the road for games at Powell County on Saturday.   The girls play at 11:00am and the boys play at 1:00pm.

LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL & JENKINS VOLLEYBALL

Letcher County Central lost on the road at Paintsville on Thursday(8-21).   The Lady TIgers beat the Lady Cougars 3-1 with the scores of 25-17, 25-11, 25-27 and 25-20.

The Lady Cougars will play in the Champions of the Mountains Classic Saturday against several teams at Pikeville HS, Pike Central HS and at UPike.

HIGH SHOOL FOOTBALL OPENING WEEKEND

Tonight and Saturday is opening weekend of high school football across the mountains and the state.

Some of the matchups tonight include:

In the Ray Correll Bowl
Southwestern at Somerset
Pulaski County against Corbin at Somerset

Also

Perry Central at Clay County
Harlan Ind at Leslie County
Whitley County at Pike County Central
and Prestonsburg at Pikeville

Saturday games include Harlan County taking on Bryan Station at Madison Central in the Roy Kidd Bowl and Middlesboro at Grant County.

The Jenkins Cavaliers and new coach Daniel Sexton begin the 2014 season at home tonight in the ARH John Brown Bowl against Phelps at 7:30.
The Letcher County Central Cougars will open against Berea at home tonight in the Sports R US Kickoff Classic.  The County Pee Wee teams will play right before the LCC game Friday night starting at 6:00pm so get there early.  The Cougars and Berea game will kickoff around 8:00pm and we'll bring you the action here on the Bulldog.  The Appalachian Wireless Cougar Countdown Pre-Game show begins at 6:45pm.  


UK FOOTBALL AND THE COACH MARK STOOPS SHOW

This Monday is the debut of the Coach Mark Stoops Show here on the Bulldog starting at 6:00pm followed by Big Blue Weekly at 7:00pm.
The Football Cats will have their season and home opener against UT-Martin next Saturday August 30th.  Kickoff is 12:00 noon with pre-game starting at 10:30am.

 

Tuesday August 19, 2014

Local Sports Scores Tuesday August 19 2014

Soccer

Girls
Letcher County Central 10
Shelby Valley  0

Boys
Letcher County Central 10
Shelby Valley  0

Volleyball

Jenkins 2
Harlan County 0
(25-16 and 26-23
next game vs. Harlan Ind. Tuesday August 26th

Letcher County Central
Season opener is tonight, Tuesday Aug 19th) vs. Betsy Layne at home
JV at 6:00pm/Varsity at 7:30

Football

Jenkins vs. Phelps at Jenkins
Season opener this Friday August 22nd
Kickoff 7:30pm

Letcher County Central vs. Berea
Season opener this Friday August 22nd
Sports R US Kickoff Classic
Kickoff at 7:30pm
Pre-game begins at 6:45pm on 103.9 The Bulldog

County Pee Wee Football games will begin at 6:00pm this Friday at LCC Football Field prior to the Cougar's game versus Berea.

Friday June 6, 2014

 

BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT FINAL FOUR

The baseball State Tournament semi-finals are now set and only one mountain team is left, that being 13th Region champion, the South Laurel Cardinals.

On Thursday afternoon, 14th Region Champs, the Hazard Bulldogs lost a heartbreaker 1-0 in 10 innings to Simon Kenton in the completion of the suspended game from the night before.

In the 2nd game of the afternoon yesterday South Laurel advances to the final four with a 4 to 1 win over South Warren.

Last night, North Bullitt held off Conner 4-3 and St. X ended the season for 15th Region Champion Johnson Central 6-3.

The semi-finals tonight at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington will have South Laurel playing Simon Kenton at 6:00pm and North Bullitt will take on St. X around 8:30pm.

The Championship game will be Saturday night at 7.


SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT BEGINS

The Girls double elimination Softball State Tournament began yesterday in Owensboro at Fisher Park.  

15th Region winner Johnson Central lost to Anderson County 9-1, Highlands beat 14th Region champ Estill County 4-1 and South Laurel from the 13th Region won over George Rogers Clark 5-2.

In the winner's bracket, South Laurel will take on Scott County at 9:00am this morning.  

In the last chance or loser's bracket today, Johnson Central will go against Ashland Blazer at 11am this morning and Estill County will face Green County also at 11am.

The Girls Softball State Tournament wraps up on Saturday.
 

REDS LOSE 2 IN A ROW AND HAVE THE PHILLIES THIS WEEKEND

he Reds lost the rubber match yesterday to the Giants in their 3 game series.  The final was 6-1.   With back to back losses the Reds are now 27-31, 7.5 games behind Milwaukee in 4th place in the NL Central.  The Reds continue their 10 game home stand, the longest of the season, as they welcome in the Philadelphia Phillies for 3 this weekend.  The Reds and Phillies play tonight at 7:10, Saturday at 4:10 and Sunday at 1:10.  The Reds will play 4 against the Dodgers at home starting Monday.  Catch all Reds games on AM 920 WTCW.