Belfry Pirates

 

Meet Belfry head coach Mark Thompson

Beginning his 22nd season in coaching, including 11 at Belfry and six as head coach. Previously coaches for five seasons at Pike County Central, two as head coach; and six at Henry Clay. Graduated from the University of Kentucky What is your coaching philosophy? “Is one which is built on certain expectations from players. I […]

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CLASS 3A PLAYOFFS: Belfry dominates PCC in district finals

Belfry scored on the first play from scrimmage and the Pirates never looked back in cruising to a 60-0 victory over Pike County Central in a Class 3A playoff district championship game played at CAM Stadium on Friday night. Running back Peyton Hensley had just two carries for 89 yards, including an 82-yard score on […]

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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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3A PLAYOFFS: Pirates advance with win over Jags

Belfry’s high-octane ground attack amassed 406 yards and the Pirates ran past Floyd Central, 46-7, in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs at CAM Stadium on Thursday night. Running back Isaac Dixon rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns on just carries as the Pirates moved to 7-3. Peyton Hensley added 118 yards […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: JC, PHS finish 1,2 in final regular season poll

Johnson Central and Pikeville claimed the No. 1 and No. 2 rankings in the final Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. The Golden Eagles, 10-0, thrashed Belfry, 53-16, while the Panthers (10-0) cruised past Ridgeview (Va.), 67-28. Shelby Valley, 8-2, was idle this past week but the Wildcats slipped ahead of Belfry, […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Johnson Central shreds Belfry to cap perfect regular season

Johnson Central’s high-octane ground attack was an unstoppable force as the Golden Eagles amassed 447 yards en route to a 53-16 win over the Pirates at CAM Stadium on Friday night. Running back Devin Johnson ran 17 times for 166 yards and one touchdown. He hauled in a 49-yard TD pass as well. Cody Rice […]

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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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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Golden Eagles keep firm grip on No. 1

The Johnson Central Golden Eagles and Pikeville Panthers are the lone remaining unbeaten area football teams following action this past weekend. Coach Jim Matney’s squad maintains its No. 1 ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. Johnson Central, now 9-0, will look to conclude a perfect regular season this […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Pirates continue dominance of Hawks

Belfry snapped a 14-all tie with Pike County Central and the Pirates went on to cruise to a 55-14 win in the district championship match-up played at the Hawks Nest on Friday night. The Pirates, now 6-2, beat the Hawks (7-2) for the 28th consecutive time in the series. Running back Peyton Hensley led the […]

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