Pikeville Panthers

 

BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Pikeville eyes return to Rupp Arena

When the Pikeville Lady Panthers defeated Johnson Central in last year’s 15th Region championship game, it marked the first time in 39 seasons the team was off to the Sweet 16. It was also the first title for head coach Kristy Orem in her 21 years on the bench. With the beginning of her 22nd […]

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CLASS 1A PLAYOFFS: Panthers pull away, thump Dogs

Pikeville used a big second half to take charge and the Panthers went on to beat bitter-rival Hazard, 45-12, in the Class 1A, District 8 championship game played at Hillard Howard Field on Friday night. Quarterback Isaac McNamee passed for 115 yards and two touchdowns and Jackson Hensley hauled in one TD pass and returned […]

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Mountain Top Sports playoffs results

Friday night’s post-season football scores involving area schools in Kentucky and West Virginia: KENTUCKY Class 1A Pikeville 45, Hazard 12 Paintsville  32, Raceland 18 Class 2A West Carter 50, Shelby Valley 12 Class 3A Belfry 60,  Pike Central 0 Class 4A Johnson Central 50, Harlan County 6 WEST VIRGINIA Class AA Mingo Central 13, Shady […]

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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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STATE XC MEET: Panthers run into history

The long days and weekends of practice and meets were rewarded for members of the Pikeville High School boys’ cross country team at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday. The Panthers ran their way to a state runner-up in Class 1A for the first time in school history, finishing with an overall total time […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Pikeville caps off unbeaten regular season

Pikeville senior Jackson Hensley returned a second-quarter kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown to put the Panthers ahead for good in a 67-28 win over Ridgeview (Va.) to cap off an undefeated regular season at Hillard Howard Field on Friday night. Pikeville, now 10-0, will have the opening week of the Class 1A playoffs off […]

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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: Free admission to Pikeville game for First Responders

Pikeville High School has announced all area First Responders will be admitted free of charge to Friday night’s regular season finale at home against Ridgeview, Va. National First Responders Day was this past Monday, Oct. 28. For admission to the game, all First Responders simply need to do is show your identification. Kickoff is set […]

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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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