Tug Valley Panthers

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: This week’s games

Here is a look at this week’s high school football games involving schools from around the region: KENTUCKY Friday, Sept. 20 Belfry (2-1) vs. Pikeville (4-0) Site: CAM Stadium/Haywood Field Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Radio: 93.1 FM, 98.1 FM, 104.3 FM Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Chris McNamee (Pikeville) Players to watch: RB Peyton Hensley, RB Ben […]

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MTS/BUFFALO WILD WINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: JC’s Preece takes honor

Johnson Central quarterback Ryley Preece led his team into battle across the border in West Virginia for the second time in three weeks against a top-notch Class AAA program. Preece fueled the Golden Eagles’ 59-29 victory over the South Charleston Black Eagles with his feet, passing arm and hands, finishing with five touchdowns. He passed […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Panthers have their way with Hannan

Tug Valley quarterback Ethan Varney passed for 360 yards and four touchdowns to power the Panthers to a 56-0 victory over Hannan on the road Friday night. He also ran for one score as the Panthers improved to 2-1. Varney capped his night with an interception return for a touchdown. Caleb May hauled in eight […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights

Here is a look at Friday night’s high school football games involving area schools: Belfry (2-0) at Archbishop Alter, Ohio (2-0) Site: Fairmont Stadium, Dayton, Ohio Kickoff: 7 p.m. Radio: WDHR 93.1 FM Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Ed Domsitz (Archbishop Alter) Players to watch: QB Brett Coleman, RB Isaac Dixon (Belfry); QB Kale Steneman, RB […]

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MTS/BUFFALO WILD WINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Mingo’s Hatfield chosen

Mingo Central wide receiver Drew Hatfield had a big return to the field this past week by hauling in eight passes for 298 yards and five touchdowns in the Miners’ 56-16 victory over Wayne. He had TD catches of 11, 42, 58, 62 and 90 yards. His performance, in a week filled with outstanding performances, […]

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HS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Tug tops Tide; Logan, C’ville fall

Tug Valley overcame an early deficit and the Panthers went on to hammer Sherman, 32-12, in a game played at Bob Brewer Field on Friday night. Quarterback Ethan Varney passed for 143 yards and two touchdowns as Tug Valley evened its record at 1-1. He also rushed 17 times for 83 yards and one score. […]

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MTS/BUFFALO WILD WINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Pikeville’s McNamee honored

It didn’t take Pikeville High School sophomore quarterback Isaac McNamee long to step squarely in the spotlight. In just his second start under center for the Panthers, he passed for 197 yards and three touchdowns, all coming in the opening half, as Pikeville trounced Mingo Central, 47-7, in the finale of the 35th annual Pike County […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights

Here is a look at this week’s high school football matchups involving area teams from Kentucky and West Virginia: Pikeville (2-0) at Paintsville (2-0) Site: Memorial Field Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Radio: WPKE 98.1 FM, 104.3 FM Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); Joe Chirico (Paintsville) Players to Watch: RB Cody Raines, WR Seth Pugh (Pikeville); QB Jake […]

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HS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Belfry blanks Tug; P’burg boys top JC

Belfry dominated its match with Tug Valley from the very outset as the Pirates cruised to a 10-0 win in a match played at Massey Energy Soccer Complex on August 29. Logan Maynard and Cayden Long scored two goals each as Belfry improved to 4-1-1. Blake Kulik, Ben McNamee, Eli Runyon, Niles McCoy, Ian Stallard […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Tug Valley falls short at Hurley, Va.

Tug Valley fell behind by a pair of touchdowns in the opening half and the Panthers came up short against Hurley (Va.), 22-14, in the season opener played at The Cliff on Friday night. Panther quarterback Ethan Varney passed for 172 yards and one touchdown and he ran for another, both coming in the third […]

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