Pikeville Panthers


HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers reach first-ever tourney title game

The Pikeville Lady Panthers will play for  the school’s first-ever All “A” Classic state basketball tournament championship after knocking off Owensboro Catholic, 59-52, in the semifinals played at Corbin Arena on Saturday afternoon. Pikeville, now 16-2, will face Covington Holy Cross at Noon on Sunday. Kyera Thornsbury finished with a game-high 18 points and Trinity Rowe […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Shooting woes sink Pikeville in Elite 8

Pikeville guard Heath Jarrell’s ankle injury just 30 second into the game was a sign of things to come for the Panthers. Evangel Christian used its size advantage and speed to knock off the Panthers, 52-37, in the All “A” Classic Elite 8 game played at Corbin Arena late Friday night. Pikeville, now 11-4, struggled […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville crushes Crittenden County to reach Final 4

Pikeville opened the game on a 19-0 run and never looked back in steamrolling to a 69-41 win over Crittenden County in the All “A” Classic Elite Eight matchup played at Corbin Arena on Friday afternoon. The Lady Panthers, now 15, will face Owensboro Catholic in the semifinals at 12:30 pm on Saturday. Pikeville has […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Panthers’ defense fuels opening round win

Pikeville’s defense rescued the offense in an ugly win over Caverna, 43-33, in the opening round of the boys’ All “A” Classic state tournament at Corbin Arena on Thursday night. The Panthers improved to 11-3 and will face Evangel Christian, a winner over Kentucky Country Day, in the quarterfinals at 9:30 pm tonight.  Charlie Fitzer led […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Pikeville handles Harlan to reach quarterfinals

Pikeville jumped out to a big lead in the opening quarter and the Lady Panthers went on to defeat Harlan, 61-41, in the opening round of the All “A” Classic state tournament matchup played at Corbin Arena late Wednesday night. Pikeville, now 14-2, advances to the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon and will face Crittenden County, which […]

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: Pikeville, Prestonsburg advance in All ‘A’ Classic

Pikeville jumped out to a big lead early against Belfry and the Panthers went on to score a 77-35 win in the quarterfinals of the 15th Region All “A” Classic matchup played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Thursday night. Cole Slone came off the bench and scored 17 points while Heath Jarrell and Charlie Fitzer […]

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 […]