Phelps Hornets

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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HS FOOTBALL: Tolsia runs past Phelps

Tolsia shut down Phelps and running back John Wilson ran for three scores as the Rebels beat the Hornets, 34-8 at Marty Casey Stadium on Friday night. Phelps, which dropped to 4-6, avoided being shutout in the final quarter on running back Dominick Francis’ 10-yard run and conversion. He carried 15 times for 80 yards. […]

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HS FOOTBALL: PCB committee presents checks to county schools

The Pike County Bowl committee recently presented each of county’s six high schools with checks in the amount of $7,202.11 each for their participation in the 35th annual bowl this season. The checks bring the 35-year total to $962,862. Pictured from left to right are: Community Trust Bank (CTB) Pikeville Market President Brett Keene, Phelps High […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Hazard knocks off Phelps

Hazard backup  quarterback Nick Garrett passed for one touchdown and ran for another as the Bulldogs bounced back from their district loss to Pikeville to beat Phelps, 43-7, in a game played at Daniel Field on Friday night. Running back Elijah  Gayheart added two rushing scores while Trajon Campbell and Reece Flethcer added  one each. […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Belfry nips Phelps; LCC rolls

Phelps saw its season come to an end as Belfry scored a 3-2 victory over the Lady Hornets in the 60th District semifinals played at the McCoy Athletic Center on Wednesday night. Shakara Lester had nine kills and 15 kills in the 13-25, 25-14, 25-22, 22-25 and 17-15 loss. Kaci Dotson finished with 13kills, one […]

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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 FOOTBALL: Francis, Hollis power Hornets past Sayre

It’s not very often a local high school football team gets the chance to play or coach against a team led by a former National Football League and Marshall University Hall of Fame quarterback. Coach Andrew West and his Phelps Hornets did just that at Kentucky Christian University as Chad Pennington brought his Spartans from […]

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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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HS FOOTBALL: Panthers roll on homecoming night

Pikeville quarterback Isaac McNamee tossed four touchdown passes and Clay Tinsley returned the opening kickoff 71 yards for a score as the Panthers cruised past Phelps, 50-0, on homecoming night at Hillard Howard Field on Friday. McNamee had TD receptions of 10, 67, 48 and 83 yards as the Panthers improved to 7-0. He finished […]

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