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HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Golden Eagles cruise past Warriors

LICK CREEK – The Johnson Central Golden Eagles took control early on and went on to beat East Ridge, 87-62, in a game played at the Reservation on Thursday night. Cory VanHoose paced five players in double figure scoring with 16 points as Johnson Central improved to 13-6. John King tossed in 13 while Grant […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley tops Pikeville; claims district title

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley secured its ticket to the 15th Region tournament following a 67-42 victory over Pikeville in a district matchup played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Tuesday night. The Wildcats, now 15-5, built a double-digit halftime lead and never looked back. Kaden Robinson led the way with a game-high 27 […]

HS BASKETBALL: 15th region scoring and rebounding leaders

Here is a look at area high school basketball leaders in scoring and rebounding from games reported to the KHSAA website for 15th Region schools, plus Letcher Central and Jenkins from the 14th, included in our coverage area: Leading scorers: BOYS Cody Potter, Shelby Valley, 25 ppg. Colby Fugate, Paintsville, 22.2 ppg. Tyler Maynard, Lawrence […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley holds No. 1; Pikeville 2 in poll

There was no change atop the girls’ latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 basketball poll as Shelby Valley (12-5) held onto the No. 1 ranking, followed by the Pikeville Lady Panthers, now 15-4. The two 59th District teams are followed by Martin County (11-5 in third. The Lady Cardinals are ahead of No. 4 Chapmanville […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley girls slip past Scott in MLK Jr. Classic

WINCHESTER – Shelby Valley landed three players in double-figure scoring as the Lady Cats edged Scott, 73-68, in the MLK Jr. Classic played at George Rogers Clark High School on Saturday. Alyssa Newsom finished with 24 points and Tori Hampton added 14 as Valley improved to 12-5. Kelsey Owens added 12. At Winchester Scoring: Shelby […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley girls vault to No. 1 in poll

The Shelby Valley Lady Cats have moved into the No. 1 position in the latest Mountain Top Sports girls’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Tuesday. Valley, 11-5, has won four straight and six of their last seven, including Monday’s win over Phelps to win the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship. The Lady Cats […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Pikeville, Mingo Central 1-2 in girls’ poll

Pikeville held on to its number one ranking in the latest girls’ Mountain Top Sports Super 7 basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers, 9-3, were followed by Mingo Central which moved ahead of Martin County into the number two spot. The Lady Miners are 6-1. The Lady Cardinals are 8-4 at number three. […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pikeville, Valley split doubleheader

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley held on down the stretch to score a 63-59 victory over Pikeville in a district game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday. Valley’s Cody Potter fired in 27 points and Kaden Robinson added 23 as the Wildcats improved to 10-3. Keian Worrix added 12. Grayson Harris paced the Panthers, […]

HS BASKETBALL: Girls holiday tournament recaps

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Floyd Central slipped past Madison Southern, 50-48, in the finale of the Winterfest Shootout played on Dec. 30. Katie Jo Moore led the way with 24 points. Kennedy Harvel chipped in eight. At Sevierville, Tenn. Scoring: Floyd Central (50) – Katie Jo Moore 7(1) 7-10 24; Kennedy Harvel 4 0-0 8; Natalie […]

HS BASKETBALL: Pikeville, Martin County 1,2 in MTS poll

Pikeville took sole possession of first place away from Martin County by a slim margin in the latest Mountain Top Sports girls’ basketball poll released on Tuesday. The defending 15th Region champion Lady Panthers and Lady Cardinals are both 7-3. Mingo Central (5-1) is third, followed by Shelby Valley (7-4) in fourth. Rounding out the […]