Johnson Central Golden Eagles

 

CLASS 4A PLAYOFFS: Golden Eagles march on

Johnson Central continued its march to a fifth straight Class 4A playoff championship game with a 50-6 victory over Harlan County in a game played at Eagle Field on Friday night. Running back Devin Johnson finished with 131 yards and three rushing touchdowns as the Golden Eagles moved to 12-0 and stayed on a collision […]

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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 4A PLAYOFFS: Preece leads Eagles past Cougars

Johnson Central’s offense is like a runaway train. Quarterback Ryley Preece completed 17 of 19 passes for 320 yards and three passing touchdowns and he rushed for another as the Golden Eagles cruised past Letcher County Central, 49-7, in the Class 4A playoff opener played at Eagle Field on Friday night. Receiver Seth Dalton hauled […]

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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 SOCCER: Burchetts, Lycans named to all-state teams

Prestonsburg’s Anna Burchett leads several area high school soccer players named to the Kentucky High School Coaches Association all-state soccer teams. Burchett, who helped lead the Lady Blackcats to the Elite 8 of the girls’ state tournament, was named a first-team member. Prestonsburg finished 21-3-0. She scored 88 goals and had 18 assists, averaging 3.7 […]

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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: Johnson Central steamrolls Letcher Central

While Johnson Central’s offense was clicking on all cylinders the defense continued its dominance of opponents at Cougar Field on Friday night. Quarterback Ryley Preece passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Golden Eagles rolled to a 48-0 victory over Letcher County Central. The defense recorded its second shutout in four games […]

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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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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Golden Eagles maintain No. 1 ranking

The Johnson Central Golden Eagles continue to roll through the 2019 season, hammering Harlan County this past Friday night at Eagle Field. Coach Jim Matney’s team holds onto the top spot in the Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. The Golden Eagles, now 8-0, will play at Letcher County Central on Friday […]

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