East Ridge Warriors

 

BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Warriors hoping to step up their game

East Ridge head coach Brody Justice said success is a pretty simple formula – play and work harder than anyone you play. The Warriors will rely on the leadership of returners Dalton Wellman, Cameron Hess and Hunter Damron. Wellman averaged 12.2 points and 6.5 rebounds and Hess averaged 13 points on last year’s 12-16 team. […]

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HS CHEER: Shelby Valley, Pikeville, Belfry all  winners

Shelby Valley, Pikeville and Belfry all came away winners during Saturday’s  15th and 16th Region Competitive Cheer competition held at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday. Here is a breakdown of the divisions: Super Greenup County….86.00 Pike Central………..83.95 Large Shelby Valley………79.65 Boyd County……….78.20 East Carter………….76.70 Medium Lewis County………..80.40 Martin County………79.60 Lawrence County……75.10 East Ridge…………….74.10 Elliott County………..71.10 […]

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HS FOOTBALL: PCB committee presents checks to county schools

The Pike County Bowl committee recently presented each of county’s six high schools with checks in the amount of $7,202.11 each for their participation in the 35th annual bowl this season. The checks bring the 35-year total to $962,862. Pictured from left to right are: Community Trust Bank (CTB) Pikeville Market President Brett Keene, Phelps High […]

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15TH REGION VOLLEYBALL: Floyd Central, Paintsville reach semis

Floyd Central and Paintsville are no strangers when it comes to battling for the 15th Region tournament volleyball title. Both will meet Wednesday evening in the semifinals following opening round wins over Belfry and East Ridge at the Reservation on Monday night. It will be a rematch of the 2017 and 2018 region finals, both […]

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HS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Mims passes, runs Cats past Fairview

Betsy Layne quarterback Chase Mims passed for 152 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 50 yards and one score as the Bobcats defeated Fairview, 34-14, on the home turf Friday night. The Bobcats thus finish the regular season 4-6 as a result of this coming week’s forfeit win over Jenkins. Running back Austin Tackett […]

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DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Floyd Central cruises; Pikeville escapes East Ridge

Floyd Central rolled to its third straight district championship with a 3-0 victory over Betsy Layne at Prestonsburg Fieldhouse on Tuesday night. It marked the third straight year the Lady Jaguars won the title match by a 3-0 score. Allison Turner had a team-high 12 kills and two blocks in the 25-10, 25-19 and 25-19 […]

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DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Pikeville, ER, Floyd Central, BL advance

Four area high school volleyball teams have punched their tickets to the 15th Region tournament with semifinal-round wins at Jenkins and Prestonsburg on Monday night. At Jenkins, Pikeville improved to 28-7 with a 3-0 victory over the host Lady Cavaliers while East Ridge, now 21-7, defeated Shelby Valley, 3-0. Kaylee Wells had 11 kills and […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Pikeville drops to No. 2 in RPI rankings

Pikeville, which is now 9-0 with this week’s forfeit win over Jenkins, has dropped to No. 2 in the latest Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s RPI rankings released Monday. The Panthers trail only No. 1 Kentucky Country Day (8-0). Rounding out the top five are Lexington Christian (7-1), Boyle County (8-0) and Somerset (7-1). Here […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Post-season district schedule set

Here is a look at the upcoming district tournament matches: Wednesday, Oct. 23 53rd District At June Buchanan Championship Letcher Central vs. Knott Central/June Buchanan winner, 6 p.m. ______________________________________________ Tuesday, Oct. 22 57th District At Johnson Central Semifinals Paintsville vs. Magoffin County, 6:30 p.m. Martin County vs. Johnson Central, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 Championship […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: East Ridge edges Pike Central

East Ridge rallied from a two-set deficit to stun Pike County Central, 3-2, in a match played at the Hawks Nest on Thursday night. Sarah Tackett had a big match with 26 kills, five blocks and 12 digs in the 21-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-10 and 15-11 comeback win. Hannah Thacker added 10 kills and nine […]

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