Shelby Valley Wildcats


ALL ‘A’ STATE TOURNAMENT: Lady Cats fall to Walton-Verona

RICHMOND – Shelby Valley fell behind by 19 points early in the third period and battle their way back into the game before falling 37-31 in the All “A” Classic state tournament quarterfinal round matchup with Walton-Verona at McBrayer Arena on Friday afternoon. Alyssa Newsom’s three-point basket with 2:09 left pulled Valley, now 13-6, to […]

All ‘A’ STATE TOURNAMENT: Valley advances to quarters with win over Holy Cross

RICHMOND – Shelby Valley’s Alyssa Elswick was an inside force Louisville Holy Cross was no match for Wednesday night as she help lead the Lady Cats to a 64-30 victory in the opening round of the All “A” Classic State Championships being played at McBrayer Arena on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University. Elswick finished […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley tops Pikeville; claims district title

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley secured its ticket to the 15th Region tournament following a 67-42 victory over Pikeville in a district matchup played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Tuesday night. The Wildcats, now 15-5, built a double-digit halftime lead and never looked back. Kaden Robinson led the way with a game-high 27 […]

HS BASKETBALL: 15th region scoring and rebounding leaders

Here is a look at area high school basketball leaders in scoring and rebounding from games reported to the KHSAA website for 15th Region schools, plus Letcher Central and Jenkins from the 14th, included in our coverage area: Leading scorers: BOYS Cody Potter, Shelby Valley, 25 ppg. Colby Fugate, Paintsville, 22.2 ppg. Tyler Maynard, Lawrence […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley holds No. 1; Pikeville 2 in poll

There was no change atop the girls’ latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 basketball poll as Shelby Valley (12-5) held onto the No. 1 ranking, followed by the Pikeville Lady Panthers, now 15-4. The two 59th District teams are followed by Martin County (11-5 in third. The Lady Cardinals are ahead of No. 4 Chapmanville […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Tigers remain No. 1; Valley 2 in poll

Chapmanville, despite having its 48-game winning streak against instate foes snapped by county rival Logan, held on to the No. 1 ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball rankings released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 10-2, remained ahead of second-ranked Shelby Valley (14-5). The Wildcats are followed by No. 3 Johnson […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley girls slip past Scott in MLK Jr. Classic

WINCHESTER – Shelby Valley landed three players in double-figure scoring as the Lady Cats edged Scott, 73-68, in the MLK Jr. Classic played at George Rogers Clark High School on Saturday. Alyssa Newsom finished with 24 points and Tori Hampton added 14 as Valley improved to 12-5. Kelsey Owens added 12. At Winchester Scoring: Shelby […]

ALL ‘A’ CLASSIC FINALS: Tigers rally, upset Cats to win crown

PIKEVILLE – Paintsville overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to stun Shelby Valley, 57-55, to complete a four-game run through the All “A” Classic and the tournament title in a game played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Sunday afternoon. Colby Fugate sparked the comeback with 34 points as Paintsville improved to 9-8 […]

ALL ‘A’ CLASSIC ROUNDUP: Valley, Paintsville clash in finals today

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley scored the game’s first 18 points and the Wildcats went on to beat Pikeville, 66-52, in the 15th Region boys’ All “A” Classic semifinal matchup played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday night. Mr. Basketball candidate Cody Potter fired in a game-high 33 points and pulled down nine rebounds as […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Chapmanville climbs to No. 1 in poll

Two-time defending Class AA state champion Chapmanville is the new No. 1 team in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 9-1, have won nine straight games since losing the opener to out-of-state foe Christ’s Church Academy. Shelby Valley, now 12-4, is second, followed by Lawrence […]