University Of Pikeville

 

UPIKE FOOTBALL: Bears host KCU Saturday night

University of Pikeville’s football Bears will look to make it two straight wins when they welcome Kentucky Christian University of the W.C. Hambley Athletic Center for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Saturday night. The Bears snapped a two-game losing streak to start the season with an impressive 48-6 win over Bluefield (Va.) College in the […]

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UPIKE VOLLEYBALL: Bears rally past Asbury in five sets

The University of Pikeville snatched victory squarely from the jaws of defeat Tuesday night as the Bears overcame a two-set deficit to beat the Tigers, 3-2, in a match played at the UPIKE Gymnasium. Noelani Simpson finished with 18 kills  in the 14-25-, 17-25, 25-14, 25-19 and 15-12 match win. Trinity Warfield followed with 11, […]

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UPIKE SPORTS ROUNDUP: Willis earns player of the week honors

University of Pikeville running back Xondre Willis has been named the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Offensive Player of the Week following his performance this past Saturday night against Bluefield (Va.) College. The Belfry product rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries, giving him his ninth career 100-yard plus game and first this […]

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Meet UPIKE football coach John DeRossett

First year as linebackers’ coach for the Bears under Coach Al Holland Jr. Spent 31 years coach in the public-school system (Belfry, Prestonsburg and Betsy Layne). Volunteered for a couple of years while attending college at Eastern Kentucky University. He attended Georgetown College, was an undergraduate at EKU, and graduated from Morehead State University. What […]

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears continue dominance of Rams

The University of Pikeville built a 21-point, halftime lead against Bluefield (Va.) College and the Bears went on to score an impressive 48-6 victory over the Rams in the home opener played at the W.C. Hambley Athletic Complex on Saturday. Three UPIKE quarterbacks combined for 298 yards through the air and a pair of touchdowns, […]

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UPIKE FOOTBALL: Bears looking to snap skid in home opener

The Bluefield (Va.) College Rams may be just what the doctor ordered for the University of Pikeville football team. The Bears (0-2) have beaten the Rams (0-2) in all seven previous meetings, including last year’s nail-biter at Mitchell Stadium on Dillon Wheatley, 14-yard touchdown run with just nine seconds remaining for a 41-35 victory. UPKE […]

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UPIKE SPORTS ROUNDUP: Women’s bowling No. 1 nationally

The University of Pikeville women’s bowling team, set to open the season at the Mid-South Conference’s (MSC) Louisville Collegiate Classic on Oct. 5, has been tabbed as the top-ranked program nationally in the first-ever NAIA Coaches’ Top 10 poll released Thursday. The Bears are followed by SCAD Savannah (Ga.), Indiana Tech, St. Francis (IL) and […]

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UPIKE GOLF: Men win ALC Invitational by 10 strokes

The University of Pikeville men’s golf team scored a 10-stroke advantage over the remainder of the field to win the Alice Lloyd Invitational played at StoneCrest Golf Course this week. UPIKE’s Trey Isenber, who had tied with teammate Blake Moody and Rio Grande’s Logan Sheets, won the individual top honor in a playoff. He finished […]

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UPIKE FOOTBALL: Tailgating with the Bears returns for 2019 home games

Tailgating with the Bears will continue in 2019, it was announced Wednesday by athletic officials. Each of UPIKE’s five home games, including this Saturday night’s match-up with Bluefield (Va.) College, will have complimentary food and drinks for approximately 500 fans starting two hours prior to kickoff. This is included with the purchase of your game-day […]

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UPIKE SPORTS ROUNDUP: UPIKE women’s bowling pre-season No. 1

The University of Pikeville women’s bowling team is once again favored to win the Mid-South Conference championship. The pre-season coaches poll put the Bears at number one, followed by Cumberlands, Campbellsville and Martin Methodist. UPIKE will open its season at the MSC Louisville Collegiate Classic at Kingpin Lanes in Louisville on Oct. 5. WOMEN’S GOLF […]

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