EASTERN — Floyd Central interim head coach Shawn Hager faced the tough test of guiding the Jaguars against Perry Central and North Laurel in back-to-back games during his first week on the bench. Both Perry Central and North Laurel dealt Floyd Central losses.
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MOREHEAD — Floyd Central fell short in the semifinals of the 2A Section 4 Tournament, suffering its first loss in the 2018/2019 season as a result of the setback. Tournament host Rowan County outlasted Floyd Central 76-71 in overtime in the 2A Section 4 Tournament at Warren H. Cooper Gymnasi…
SALYERSVILLE — Floyd Central remains undefeated and has a region title to show for its perfect start in the 2018-19 girls' high school basketball season. The Lady Jaguars, under the direction of head coach Justin Triplett, defeated Pike Central 58-50 to capture the 15th Region 2A girls' bask…
WILLIAMSTOWN - Prestonsburg returned to the win column on the second day of the Williamstown Holiday Tournament. The Blackcats halted a two-game losing skid on Friday, edging the holiday tournament host Williamstown 53-50.
RACELAND — The Pretsonsburg Lady Blackcats picked up two big wins in their first two games of the Mr. Micro Computers Ohio River Classic. Prestonsburg came up with wins over Huntington and host Raceland.
PRESTONSBURG — Host Prestonsburg finished 1-2 in the Hi-Tech Signs/Graphix Holiday Classic held Dec. 20-22 at the Prestonsburg Fieldhouse.
ONEIDA — Betsy Layne returned to the win column on the road over the weekend, rolling past host Oneida Baptist Institute 60-37 in a girls' high school basketball game.
PRESTONSBURG — Host Prestonsburg, minus senior guard Reesce Endicott, its leader from the last season, missed out on an opportunity to knock off visiting Lawrence County in a 58th District girls' basketball season opener. Lawrence County managed to edge the Lady Blackcats 68-67 at the Field…
PRESTONSBURG — Blake Slone scored 21 points and Graham Burchett added 19 points as host Prestonsburg defeated Lawrence County 74-67 in a 58th District boys' basketball game at the Fieldhouse on Friday night.
BETSY LAYNE — The Betsy Layne Lady Bobcats opened the 2018/2019 girls' high school basketball season 1-2. Following back-to-back losses to 15th Region rivals Paintsville and Pike Central, Betsy Layne beat June Buchanan on the road in neighboring Knott County over the weekend.
PRESTONSBURG — The Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats split a pair of home games Friday-Saturday. Prestonsburg claimed its first win in the young 2018/2019 girls' high school basketball season over the weekend.
PRESTONSBURG — Following its season opener on the road at 15th Region rival Pike Central on Tuesday, Prestonsburg is preparing to visit Leslie County. The Blackcats are slated to travel to Leslie County on Thursday.
PIKEVILLE — Fresh off the final game of a 6-5 season and finishing third in the Mid-South Conference Appalachian Division, nine UPike football players were named among the best in their division, league officials announced Thursday.
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg eighth-grade, freshmen, junior varsity and varsity teams will participate in the Bath County Panorama in Owingsville on Saturday, Nov. 24.
EASTERN — Floyd Central High School is set to host the 2018 Johnny Martin Tip-Off Classic on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The latest version of the annual preseason high school basketball event will feature teams from the 15th and 14th regions.
DANVILLE — Floyd Central's second football postseason concluded with a loss to top-ranked Boyle County in the opening round of the Class 3A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl. Boyle County blanked visiting Floyd Central 49-0 in the first round of the Class 3A State Playoffs on Friday night.
LEXINGTON - Prestonsburg's first season under the direction of head coach Brandon Brewer concluded in the opening round of the Class 2A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl. Host Lexington Christian ended Prestonsburg's latest gridiron campaign, defeating the Blackcats 46-14 in the first round o…
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg pushed visiting Perry Central for three quarters until the much-improved Commodores eventually pulled away to win 35-14 in a non-district high school football game at Josh Francis Field/Blackcat Stadium on Friday night.
PRESTONSBURG — When the Prestonsburg High School girls' basketball team opened preseason practice earlier in the month, players were surprised with a newly remodeled locker room.
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg's 2018 season ended in the opening round of the Boys' Soccer State Tournament. Visiting Boyd County, the champion out of the neighboring 16th Region, pulled away to beat Prestonsburg 5-1 in the Semi-State 8 match at Josh Francis Field/Blackcat Stadium on Tuesday.
BETSY LAYNE — Floyd Central fell short in its second attempt to capture a 15th Region volleyball title. The Lady Jaguars, under the direction of first-year head coach Alissa Young, lost to Paintsville in the 15th Region Volleyball Tournament title match. Paintsville pulled off a repeat, defe…
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg notched its second straight win under the direction of first-year head coach Brandon Brewer on Friday night, blanking Floyd County rival Betsy Layne 36-0 in a Class 2A District 8 football game at Josh Francis Field/Blackcat Stadium.
PRESTONSBURG — Much-improved Prestonsburg pulled away to win the 15th Region boys' soccer championship at Josh Francis Field/Blackcat Stadium on Wednesday night, shutting out 57th District rival Johnson Central 4-0.
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg will have an opportunity to play for a 15th Region boys' soccer title. The Blackcats, under the direction of first-year head coach Brad Burchett, knocked off 58th District champion Lawrence County 4-1 in the 15th Region Boys' Soccer Tournament semifinals at Josh F…
BETSY LAYNE — Betsy Layne was unable to claim a non-district win in Week 8 of the 2018 high school football season. Visiting Casey County, an opponent from Class 3A, District 8, pulled away to beat the Bobcats 52-6 in a non-district high school football game on Friday night.
LOUISA - Reigning champion Floyd Central shut out Prestonsburg 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-8) in the opening match of the 58th District Volleyball Tournament semifinals at Lawrence County High School on Monday.
EASTERN — Playing on its home field for the first time since Week 0, Floyd Central managed to avoid a third straight loss during its latest outing. The Jaguars defeated upset-minded Sheldon Clark 16-12 in a Class 3A District 6 football game on Friday night.
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg was unable to work its way into the win column in Week 7 of the 2018 high school football season. Instead, Shelby Valley notched its fourth straight win. Visiting Shelby Valley used a solid rushing attack to shut out reigning champion Prestonsburg 49-0 in a Class …
JACKSON — The Floyd Central Jaguars survived a trip to Jackson and kept an early-season undefeated record intact on Friday night, beating the Breathitt County Bobcats 28-22 in the Kentucky River Medical Center Honey Bowl.
LOUISA — Prestonsburg was unable to work its way into the win column in Week 2 of the 2018 high school football season. Host Lawrence County pulled away to beat the Blackcats 41-7 on its Homecoming on Friday night.
LONDON — Prestonsburg struggled on the road in its 2018 high school football season debut as host North Laurel, an opponent from Class 5A, District 8, pulled away to win 44-6 on Friday night.
BETSY LAYNE — Floyd Central continued to roll early in the 2018 high school football season on Friday night, leveling in-county rival Betsy Layne 44-6 on the Bobcats' home field.