Pike Central Hawks

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 3A PLAYOFFS: Hawks beat Dawgs in opening round

Pike County Central made the most of seven Lawrence County turnovers as the Hawks advanced to the Class 3A district championship game with a 39-23 win over the Bulldogs at the Hawks Nest on Friday night. Quarterback Tyler Hunt rushed for 140 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns and he passed for a third […]

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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: Unbeaten Bobcats knock off Hawks

Breathitt County completed an undefeated regular season with a 56-22 victory over Pike County Central at Mike Holcomb Field on Friday night. Pike Central quarterback Tyler Hunt completed 12 of 15 passes for 118 yards and one touchdown. He also ran 22 times for 115 yards and a score as the Hawks fell to 7-3. […]

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15TH REGION TOURNAMENT:  Night belongs to Floyd Central

The third time around for Floyd Central volleyball was the charm. After falling to two-time defending champion Paintsville the past two seasons in the 15th Region tournament finals, the Lady Jaguars overcame a slow start to sweep Pike County Central, 3-0, in a match played at East Ridge High School on Thursday night. Floyd Central, […]

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15TH REGION VOLLEYBALL: Floyd Central, Pike Central for all the marbles

Prior to this season the Floyd Central Lady Jaguars had never beaten Paintsville. In fact, they were 0-7 against the defending 15th Region champions. Floyd Central took the opening two sets from the Lady Tigers and finished the match off in four, winning 3-1, in the semifinals played at East Ridge High School on Wednesday […]

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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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15TH REGION VOLLEYBALL: Pikeville, Pike Central advance to semis

Pikeville and Pike County Central joined the field of semifinalists in the 15th Region volleyball tournament following victories at East Ridge on Tuesday night. The Lady Panthers, now 30-7, turned away Martin County, 3-0, in a match which was close throughout. Kaylee Wells finished with 15 kills and McKinlee Potter followed with 12 in the […]

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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: Pirates continue dominance of Hawks

Belfry snapped a 14-all tie with Pike County Central and the Pirates went on to cruise to a 55-14 win in the district championship match-up played at the Hawks Nest on Friday night. The Pirates, now 6-2, beat the Hawks (7-2) for the 28th consecutive time in the series. Running back Peyton Hensley led the […]

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