Martin County Cardinals

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville tops Martin County in All ‘A’ title game

Pikeville took an early lead against Martin County and held it throughout as the Panthers captured the boys’ 15th Region All “A” Classic tournament championship with a 73-62 win at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Sunday afternoon. Charlie Fitzer finished with a game-high 27 points for the Panthers (10-3) in the win over the defending champs. Eli Johnson […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville, Martin County advance to title game

Pikeville used a big third quarter to pull away from pesky Prestonsburg, reaching the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship game with  54-43 win at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Thursday night.Eli Johnson paced the Panthers with 18 points and Heath Jarrell followed with 12. Charlie Fitzer added a double-double, scoring 10 points and grabbing 16 boards. […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers 3-Peat as All ‘A’ champs

Pikeville was dominate from the opening round through the championship game as the Lady Panthers three-peat as Queens of 15th Region All “A” Classic with an 84-35 win over Shelby Valley at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Tuesday night. The Lady Panthers improved to 12-1 and move on to the state tournament later this month in Corbin. […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville, Valley advance to All ‘A’ championship game

Two-time defending champion Pikeville turned up the defensive pressure to run away and beat Martin County, 73-50, in the 15th Region All “A” Classic Tournament semifinal game played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Monday night. Senior Trinity Rowe fired in a game-high 25 points and dished out 10 assists as the Lady Panthers improved to […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville, Martin County reach All ‘A’ semifinals

Defending 15th Region champion Pikeville pulled away from Paintsville in the third period and rolled to a 73-43 win in the quarterfinals of the All “A” Classic matchup played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Friday night. Trinity Rowe poured in 20 points to lead four Lady Panthers in double-figure scoring as Pikeville improved to 10-1. […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bobcats upset Cardinals; Lady Blackcats reach 600 wins

Betsy Layne went on the road to battle defending 15th Region champion Martin County and the Bobcats knocked off the Cardinals, 78-70, in a game played on Tuesday night. Andrew Kidd poured in 23 points and finished with 15 rebounds for a double double. Cameron Pente tallied 17 and Carter Parsons net 11. Jake Sturgill scored […]

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights – area Kentucky playoff games

Shelby Valley (8-3) vs. Floyd Central (6-5) Date: Nov. 10 Site: Hobart Clay Johnson Field Kickoff: 7 pm Coaches: Anthony Hampton (Shelby Valley); Shawn Hager (Floyd Central) Players to Watch: WR Brady Bentley, RB Clark Craft (Shelby Valley); QB Jace Martin, RB Brody Buck (Floyd Central) Last week’s results: Shelby Valley 50, Knott Central 6; Floyd […]

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights – Area Kentucky games

Martin County (5-4) at East Carter (7-2) Date: Oct. 27 Site: Steve Womack Field Kickoff: 7:30 pm Coaches: Josh Muncy (Martin County); Tim Champlin (East Carter) Players to Watch: RB Brock Messer, RB Aiden Horn (Martin County); RB Landon Yoak, RB Ryland Pfau (East Carter) Last week’s results: Martin County 55, Floyd Central 16; East Carter 28, Russell 21. Shelby Valley […]

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Martin County wins district championship

Martin County took charge early on against Floyd Central and the Cardinals rolled to a 55-16 win to capture the district championship in a game played at the Rock on Friday night. The Cardinals won their third straight game and moved to 5-4. Running back Madden Miller ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns while […]

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights – Kentucky games

Betsy Layne (7-1) vs. Pike Central (5-3) Date: Oct. 20 Site: Bobcat Stadium Kickoff: 7:30 pm Coaches: Jarredd Jarrell (Betsy Layne); Ronn Varney (Pike Central) Players to Watch: RB Andrew McCutcheon, QB Carson Parsons (Betsy Layne); QB Jamere Knuckles, RB Lane Adams (Pike Central) Last week’s results: Shelby Valley 60, Betsy Layne 25; East Ridge […]