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Local Sports Thursday March 16, 2017

The Boys Sweet 16 Basketball State Tournament got underway yesterday at Rupp Arena in Lexington.   In the opening round all mountain matchup , the 14th Region champion Perry County Central Commodores beat 15th Region champion the PIkeville Panthers in game #2 of the day 61-46.  Pikeville end their season at 23-9.  13th Region champion, the Harlan County Black Bears, making their first ever state tournament appearance lost to Scott High School 77-65.  Harlan County ends their season at 31-4.  Also yestereday Bowling Green knocked off Graves County 68-51 and Scott County beat Pulaski County 83-54.  Perry County Central is the only mountain team left and will play Scott High School Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the quarterfinals. 

4 more opening round games will be played today with Fern Creek taking on Hopkinsville at 12 noon, Ballard against Taylor County at 1:30, then tonight at 6:30 it's Elliot County vs. Collins and Cooper takes on Meade County at 8.

The quarterfinals are Friday, semi-s on Saturday and championship game Sunday.  You can listen to every game of the Boys Sweet 16 state tournament on CBS Sports Radio AM 920 WTCW. 

The The Letcher County Central Cougars baseball team will be back in action today when they play at Harlan County at 6pm.  The Cougars will then play at Pikeville Friday at 6 andat Middlesboro Saturday at 2pm.

The Jenkins Cavaliers baseball will play next on Friday at home against Buckhorn at 6pm followed by a district game at home against Letcher County Central Monday at 5:30.

Letcher County Central Lady Cougar softball  opens their season  this Saturday March 18th at Belfry. The Lady Cougars will play Henry Clay at 11am then Belfry at 1.   Jenkins Lady Cavalier softball will begin tonight with a doubleheader on the road at Tug Valley West Virginia in Williamson with first game at 6. 

The #2 UK Wildcats will begin play in the NCAA Tournament South Region when they face #15 seed Northern KY in Indianapolis tomorrow night at 9:30pm.  Pre-game will start around 8pm here on the Bulldog. 

The No. 18 and 4th seeded UK women’s basketball team will face 13th-seeded Belmont in the first round of the Womens NCAA Tournament tomorrow, Friday , at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington with tipoff at 12 Noon ET.

Local Sports Tuesday March 21, 2017

In high school baseball from Monday,

Letcher County Central picked up their first win of the season beating Jenkins on the road 11-1 in 5 innings.

The Cougars will next play at Harlan on Thursday at 6pm and at Hazard Saturday morning at 11am. 

Jenkins will next play at Shelby Valley this evening at 6 and at Oneida Baptist on Thursday. 

In other Monday baseball scores....

Knott County Central over Buckhorn 13-3 in 5 innings
Perry Central 14 Harlan 4
Shelby Valley got by Belfry 4-3 and PIkeville beat Pike County Central 9-3.

In High School Softball....

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers lost at East Ridge on Monday.  They will next play at Knott County Central tonight at 6 and at Prestonsburg Thursday at 6.

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will next play at Harlan County this Thursday at 6. 

Other Monday scores in softball....

Knott County Central over Hazard 9-1
Perry County Central shut out Buckhorn 15-0 in 3 innings
and it was Shelby Valley over South Floyd 18-5 in 5 innings.

The LCEAA Letcher County Middle School Volleyball Tournament begins tonight at Letcher Middle School Gym with Cowan playing Jenkins at 6pm followed by Fleming Neon taking on Arlie Boggs at 7:30.
Letcher and Whitesburg received byes to the 2nd round.  2nd round games will be played Wednesday at 6 and 7:30 with the championshp game Sunday at 3:30pm at Letcher County Central. 

The UK Wildcats Cats will now move on to Memphis for the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and will take on #3 seed UCLA Friday night.  The Cats game against UCLA will tipoff around 9:40pm Friday.  Pre-game begins at 8pm right here on 103-9TheBulldog.

Local Sports Wednesday March 15, 2017

The Boys Sweet 16 Basketball State Tournament gets underway today at Rupp Arena in Lexington. All 3 mountain teams will be in action.  14th Region champion the Perry Central Commodores will take on 15th Region champion the Pikeville Panthers in an all mountain first round game this afternoon at 1:30pm.  13th region champion  the Harlan County Black Bears play Scott High School tonight at 6:30pm.  Today's other games include Bowling Green against Graves County at 12 Noon and Scott County against 12th Region Champion Pulaski County at 8pm.  There will be 4 more opening round games tomorrow with the quarterfinals Friday, semi-s on Saturday and championship game Sunday.  You can listen to every game of the Boys Sweet 16 state tournament on CBS Sports Radio AM 920 WTCW. 

In high school baseball....

The The Letcher County Central Cougars will next play at Harlan County on Thursday at 6pm.

The Jenkins Cavaliers will play next on Friday at home against Buckhorn at 6pm. 

Letcher County Central Lady Cougar softball  begins this Saturday March 18th at Belfry. The Lady Cougars will play Henry Clay at 11am then Belfry at 1.   Jenkins Lady Cavalier softball will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14th with a doubleheader against JI Burton VA at home.

The UK Wildcats are the #2 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament and will face #15 seed Northern KY in Indianapolis this Friday night at 9:30pm.  Pre-game will start around 8pm here on the Bulldog. 

The No. 18 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. 21-10 and Fourth-seeded Kentucky will face 13th-seeded Belmont in the first round on Friday at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington at 12 Noon ET.

Local Sports Monday March 20, 2017

Congratulation to the Bowling Green High School Purples.  They beat Cooper High School 67-56 yesterday afternoon at Rupp Arena to win the 2017 Whitaker Bank KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 State Tournament.

In High School Softball over the weekend:

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars split 2 games at Belfry on Saturday.  They lost to Henry Clay 18-2 in 5 innings and beat Belfry 9-6.   The Lady Cougars will next play at Harlan County this Thursday at 6pm. 

The 0-2 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will next play at East Ridge today at 6pm and at Knott County Central Tuesday at 6pm.

In baseball, the Letcher County Central Cougars are 0-3 after losing to Pikeville 15-4 in 6 innings on Saturday.

The Cougars will play at 1-1 Jenkins today at 5:30pm and at Harlan Ind. Thursday at 6. 

The Jenkins Cavaliers will host Letcher County Central today then play at Shelby Valley Tuesday at 6. 

Bam Adebayo had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead 31-5 and second-seeded Kentucky past No. 10 seed Wichita State 65-62 and into its sixth Sweet 16 under Coach Cal.
The Cats will now move on to Memphis for the Sweet 16 and will take on #3 seed UCLA Friday night.  The Bruins beat KY 97-92 at Rupp Arena back in December.  The Cats game against UCLA will tipoff around 9:40pm Friday.  Pre-game begins at 8pm right here on 103-9TheBulldog. 

We'll also have the Coach Cal Show and Big Blue Weekly tonight starting at 6pm here on the Bulldog.

The Fourth-seeded Kentucky women rallied from a 19-point second half deficit to within one point of the lead, but the Wildcats could not overcome fifth-seeded Ohio State’s advantage, as the Buckeyes won 82-68 on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum ending the UK Women's season at 22-11. 

Local Sports Tuesday March 14, 2017

In high school baseball yesterday....

The Letcher County Central Cougars lost to Perry County Central 9-0 at home.  The Cougars are 0-2 on the year and will next play at Harlan County on Thursday at 6pm.

Other baseball scores.....

Buckhorn over Owsley County 11-1 in 5 innings
Knott County Central over Leslie County 15-1
and Shelby Valley beat Ridgeview, VA 11-1 in 5 innings.

We didn't get a score on the Jenkins-Betsy Layne game but the Cavaliers will play next on Friday at home against Buckhorn at 6pm. 

Letcher County Central Lady Cougar softball  begins this Saturday March 18th at Belfry. The Lady Cougars will play Henry Clay at 11am then Belfry at 1.   Jenkins Lady Cavalier softball will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14th with a doubleheader against JI Burton VA at home.

The Boys Sweet 16 Basketball State Tournament begins tomorrow at Rupp Arena in Lexington. 14th Region champion the Perry Central Commodores will take on 15th Region champion the Pikeville Panthers in an all mountain first round game Wednesday afternoon at 1:30pm.  13th region champion  the Harlan County Black Bears play Scott High School also on Wednesday at 6:30pm.  You can hear all games of the Boys Sweet 16 from opening round to championship game Wed-Sunday on CBS Sports Radio AM 920 WTCW. 


The UK Wildcats are the #2 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament and will face #15 seed Northern KY in Indianapolis this Friday night at 9:30pm.  Pre-game will start around 8pm here on the Bulldog. 

The No. 18 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. 21-10 and Fourth-seeded Kentucky will face 13th-seeded Belmont in the first round on Friday at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington at 12 Noon ET.