SPORTS

Friday October 31, 2014

LADY COUGARS WIN 14TH REGION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars have reclaimed the top spot in 14th Region Volleyball as they beat Hazard last night 3-0 in the tournament championship game.  Lady Cougar Senior Sara Baker was named tournament MVP.  The Lady Cougars have won the 14th Region 9 of the 10 years of their existence.  Hazard won it all last year in 2013.  The Lady Cougars will now advance to the state volleyball tournament to play McCracken County from Region 1 on Friday November 7th at Valley High School in Louisville.  Congratulations to Coach Betty Von Caudill, her staff and the LCC Lady Cougars.  

FINAL WEEK OF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON

High School Football had a handful of early games played last night across the region.  

Bell County beat Harlan County 35-14
Middlesboro over Lynn Camp 46-7
North Laurel beat Grant County 34-21
South Laurel knocked off Leslie County 47-29
and Wayne County beat Rockcastle County 28-14

Tonight, the Letcher County Central Cougar Football team will wrap up the regular season tonight with a road game at Breathitt County in Jackson.  Kickoff at 7:30pm.  Appalachian WIreless Pregame here on the Bulldog begins at 6:45.  The Cougars will then open the post season with a home playoff game against Madison Southern on Friday November 7.  

The Jenkins Cavaliers will wrap up their regular season at Betsy Layne this Friday with kickoff at 7:30.  Jenkins will play Williamsburg next Friday in the first round of the Class A playoffs.  

Other big games tonight include:
Belfry at Johnson Central
Corbin at Knox Central
Prestonsburg at Lawrence County
Perry County Central at Pike County Central
Fleming County at Shelby Valley
and Russell at Pikeville.

LCC MIDDLE SCHOOL COUGARS IN STATE SEMI-FINALS THIS WEEKEND


The Region 3 Division 3 champion, Letcher County Central Middle School Cougars football team will play Caldwell County in the state semi-finals this Saturday at 4:30pm at Lexington Catholic High School. The other semi-final game will be Somerset against LCA.  If the Cougars win, they would play for the division 3 state championship Sunday at 12:30pm at Bryan Station HS.

UK FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL THIS WEEKEND

The 5-3 UK Wildcats football team will be on the road at Missouri in SEC play this Saturday.   Kickoff is at 4:00pm with pre-game at 2:30pm here on the Bulldog.

The UK Basketball team will play the first of 2 exhibition games on Sunday at 7:00pm against UPike at Rupp Arena.