• MUSTANGS RIDE HIGH: Millard captures first title since late 60’s

    Posted:02/16/2018

    MILLARD — This Pike County Middle School basketball championship was 50 years in the making.

    Millard took the lead away from Pikeville in the opening period and held on for a 41-37 win in the title game played on Feb. 10.

    Jon Mills and Brad Howell fired in 13 points apiece and Braxton Stanley added 10 to lead the Mustangs. Issac Woods added three and Eli Sykes chipped in two.

  • High School Basketball Roundup: Lady Jags fall at SC; Valley, JC girls roll

    Posted:02/16/2018

    WARFIELD — Floyd Central’s fourth-quarter comeback fell short as Sheldon Clark escaped with a 48-45 win in a game played at Martin County Middle School Gymnasium on Feb. 10.

    Katie Moore tossed in 11 points for the Lady Jaguars, now 12-9. Amelia Wallace chipped in nine.

  • UPIKE basketball roundup

    Posted:02/16/2018

    GEORGETOWN – Third-ranked University of Pikeville saw a second-half lead slip away as Georgetown evened the score, beating the Bears 93-74 at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium on Feb. 15.

    Rze Culbreath tossed in 15 points and Jayvian Delacruz followed with 14 as the Bears fell to 24-3. Chase Parsley and Michael Chambers chipped in eight apiece.

  • UPIKE baseball roundup

    Posted:02/16/2018

    PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville baseball was forced to cancel its opening home series with Goshen this week because of unplayable field conditions.

    The Bears, now 2-4 after dropping a doubleheader at Ohio Dominican on Feb. 9.

    UPIKE will open its home schedule with a doubleheader on Sunday at Davis Park against Alice Lloyd. The first pitch is scheduled for noon.

  • Golden Eagles race past Panthers

    Posted:02/12/2018

    PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central ran out to a double-digit lead early and rolled to a 68-51 win over Pikeville in a game played at Paul R. Setser Fieldhouse on Feb. 6.

    Jacob Rice finished with 20 points and Gabe Ferrell added 17 as the Golden Eagles moved to 13-12. Isaiah May followed with 13 and Cory VanHoose tossed in 12.

  • Panthers rally past Black Bears

    Posted:02/12/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville rallied in the second half to slip past Harlan County, 72-66, in a game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Feb. 3.

    Wyatt Battaile poured in a game-high 34 points and Evan Rhodes added 17 as the Panthers moved to 17-6.

    Alex Pace led the Black Bears (17-6) with 20 points.

     

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  • UPIKE basketball roundup

    Posted:02/09/2018

    PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville dominated from start to finish against Lindsey Wilson College, steamrolling to a 107-77 win in a battle of nationally-ranked teams at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 8.

  • UPIKE baseball roundup

    Posted:02/09/2018

    LAURINBURG, N.C. – University of Pikeville baseball earned a doubleheader split with St. Andrews (N.C.) for the second straight series on Feb. 3.

    The Bears, now 2-2, took the nightcap of Saturday’s twin bill, 12-2, behind the offensive effort of Alec Barba, who had three hits, scored once and drove in three runs.

  • All A Classic State Tournament Roundup: Lady Kats Finish Runner-Up

    Posted:02/02/2018

    RICHMOND — Shelby Valley stood toe-to-toe with Kentucky power Murray for all but a six-minute stretch in the third period.

    It was those six minutes that was the difference in winning the All A Classic state title and finishing as runner-up.

  • High School Basketball Roundup: Tug Valley edges Valley; Floyd Central tops Pikeville

    Posted:02/02/2018

    NAUGATUCK, W.Va. — Tug Valley rallied down the stretch to slip past Shelby Valley, 68-63, in a game played on Jan. 31.

    Tyler May tossed in 18 points to lead the Panthers, now 10-4. Mason Layne tossed in 17 and Jonathan Blankenship chipped in 10.

    Cody Potter led all scorers for the Wildcats (14-7) with 22 points. Blake Burke finished with 14 and Zach Honaker tallied 10.