LEXINGTON — No high school basketball game in 15th Region history has ever carried the weight of Pikeville’s opening-round Sweet 16 matchup with heavily-favored John Hardin at Rupp Arena on March 14.
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — University of Pikeville hurler Charlie Cokley came on in relief of starter Justin Dzubia in the nightcap and pitched three solid shutout innings to earn a doubleheader split with Ohio Christian, winning 6-0 after falling in the opener, 7-2, on March 12.
The Bears are now 14-9 while the Trailblazers moved to 5-17.Posted:03/09/2018Posted:03/09/2018
PIKEVILLE — Top-seeded University of Pikeville missed a three-point shot taken by Rodney Hawkins at the buzzer as Campbellsville upset the Bears, 67-65, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference tournament at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on March 3.
The Bears, now 28-4, will enter the NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City, Mo., as an at-large entry.Posted:03/09/2018Posted:03/09/2018Posted:03/02/2018
PIKEVILLE — Belfry has reached unchartered waters for the first time in a long time as the Pirates knocked off Shelby Valley, 65-62, to advance to the 15th Region boys’ tournament semifinals with the win at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 28.
The Pirates, now 20-12, will face Johnson Central (18-14) on Monday night with a berth in the finals on the line.Posted:03/02/2018Posted:03/02/2018
PIKEVILLE — University of Pikeville built a double-digit, halftime lead and cruised to a 93-79 win in the Mid-South Conference regular-season finale played at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 24.
UPIKE honored its four seniors prior to the game and went on to close out the regular season at 27-3. UC dropped to 21-8.