Betsy Layne Bobcats


MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley’s Potter Player of the Year; MC’s James COY

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley senior standout Cody Potter has worked his way to the top of the mountain among 15th Region athletes. He finished out his senior season averaging 24.6 points per game and 10 rebounds, while helping the Wildcats reach the regional tournament semifinals. Potter’s body of work has earned him Mountain Top Sports’ […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Belfry’s Ball named Player of the Year; Orem coach

PIKEVILLE – Belfry High School’s Katie Ball was dominate all season long. She averaged 22.7 points per game (ppg.) and 14.5 rebounds (rpg.) in helping the Lady Pirates advance to the 15th Region tournament. Her dominance on the court has earned her Mountain Top Sports’ Player of the Year honors. She leads an outstanding group […]

SIGNINGS: Central’s Roberts, Betsy Layne’s Howell college bound

58TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: P’burg tops BL in double OT; Dawgs cruise past Jags

PRESTONSBURG – Prestonsburg overcame a slim deficit in the second half to pull even with Betsy Layne and eventually eliminate the Bobcats in double overtime, 56-54, in the boys’ 58th District Tournament opening round played at Prestonsburg Fieldhouse on Tuesday night. The Blackcats, now 9-17, advance to the title game and secured a spot in […]

58TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Lady Jags, Dawgs reach finals

PRESTONSBURG – Lawrence County built a double-digit halftime lead against Prestonsburg and went on to score a 57-40 victory in the opening round of the girls’ 58th District Tournament played at Prestonsburg Fieldhouse on Monday night. The Lady Bulldogs, now 18-13, advance to the championship game and punch their ticket to the 15th Region Tournament […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley edges JC in OT; Jags top Pirates

PAINTSVILLE – Shelby Valley let a fourth quarter lead slip away but recovered in overtime to score a thrilling 88-87 win over Johnson Central in a game played on Thursday night. Keian Worrix had his biggest game all season with 27 points, five assists and two steals as the Wildcats moved to 23-6 to close […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Paintsville edges Pikeville; Valley tops MC

PIKEVILLE – Paintsville build a double-digit lead against Pikeville and held on for a 68-67 win in a game played at the T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Tuesday night. Nick Keeton poured in a game-high 33 points as the Tigers moved to 14-11. He also reached 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds in the […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Chapmanville tops final regular-season poll; Valley second

PIKEVILLE – The Chapmanville Tigers, now 17-2, claimed the No. 1 ranking in the final Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 final regular-season basketball poll released on Tuesday. Chapmanville was followed by Shelby Valley at No. 2. The Wildcats, with a record of 21-6, was followed by Martin County, now 15-12, in at No. 3. […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Warriors turn back Hornets; Bobcats win 4OT thriller

LICK CREEK – East Ridge pulled away from Magoffin County down the stretch to score a 66-56 win in a game played at the Reservation on Saturday. Eli Rose poured in 24 points and Braxton Stanley followed with 13 as the Warriors moved to 9-14. Jon Mills chipped in 10. Isaiah Salyer paced the Hornets, […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Potter, Robinson lead Cats past Jaguars; Lady Cats roll

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley grabbed the lead early on and rolled to a 73-42 win over Floyd Central in a matchup played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Wednesday night. Cody Potter stripped the nets for a game-high 39 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the Wildcats moved to 20-6. Kaden Robinson followed […]