Betsy Layne Bobcats

 

BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bobcats ready to tip-off new season

Betsy Layne head basketball coach Brad Short went through the growing pains with his team one year ago. Now set to begin his second season as leader of the program, his team looks to improve on last year’s 13-16 overall mark with a group of talented young players. There is good reason to be optimistic […]

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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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CLASS 1A PLAYOFFS: Bobcats, Hornets eliminated

Raceland scored 43 points in the opening period and went on to beat Betsy Layne, 77-0, in a Class 1A playoff game played at Rams Stadium on Friday night. The Bobcats, who finished the season 4-7, managed just 13 total yards. The Rams improved to 7-4 and will face Paintsville (8-3) in the district championship […]

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15TH REGION VOLLEYBALL: Pikeville, Pike Central advance to semis

Pikeville and Pike County Central joined the field of semifinalists in the 15th Region volleyball tournament following victories at East Ridge on Tuesday night. The Lady Panthers, now 30-7, turned away Martin County, 3-0, in a match which was close throughout. Kaylee Wells finished with 15 kills and McKinlee Potter followed with 12 in the […]

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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: Phelps, Floyd Central, Paintsville roll

Phelps put together a solid match against Prestonsburg as the Hornets scored a 3-0 win at the McCoy Athletic Center on Tuesday night. LaRanda Francis had nine kills, two blocks, two digs  and four serving aces in the 25-15, 25-18 and 25-18 win. Shakara Lester finished with six kills, eight blocks and two digs while […]

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