Sheldon Clark Cardinals


HS BASKETBALL: Four area standouts named All-State

PIKEVILLE – Martin County’s Trey James helped lead the Cardinals to their first trip to the boys Sweet 16 since 1983. Shelby Valley’s Cody Potter guided the Wildcats to the region’s best record this season. Both were chosen second-team Lexington Herald Leader all-state members. The duo was joined by Phelps senior Trey Francis. He was […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Pikeville, LCC finish 1-2 in final girls’ Super 7 poll

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville captured its second straight 15th Region basketball championship. Letcher Central made its way through the 14th Region field to a title. Both advanced to the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament. The two eastern Kentucky programs finished 1-2 in the final Mountain Top Sports girls’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Thursday. The […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Belfry’s Ball named Player of the Year; Orem coach

PIKEVILLE – Belfry High School’s Katie Ball was dominate all season long. She averaged 22.7 points per game (ppg.) and 14.5 rebounds (rpg.) in helping the Lady Pirates advance to the 15th Region tournament. Her dominance on the court has earned her Mountain Top Sports’ Player of the Year honors. She leads an outstanding group […]

SWEET 16 TOURNAMENT: Ticket sales halted for boys opening round

THIS JUST IN: Per Julian Tackett and the KHSAA: Starting Friday, there will be an “extreme limit” on who can attend the Girls and Boys Sweet 16. Schools will be limited to players only on the postseason roster, and each player will only be awarded 4 family member tickets. Tickets will be assigned seating and […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Martin County’s Dingess named most valuable player

PIKEVILLE – Martin County High School’s Brady Dingess was named the 15th Region Tournament’s most valuable player after leading the Cardinals to the school’s first-ever Sweet 16 appearance and first since Sheldon Clark won in 1983. The Cardinals held off Lawrence County, 65-61, at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Monday night. All-Tournament Team: Sal Dean […]

15TH REGION FINALS: Cardinals hold off Dawgs late to advance to Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena

PIKEVILLE – Martin County High School built a 15-point lead midway through the third period and held off a furious comeback by Lawrence County to win the boys’ 15th Region Tournament championship, 65-61, before a crowd of 3,000 at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Monday night. The Cardinals, now 22-12, are headed to the Sweet […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Pikeville’s Rowe named MVP following 39-38 win

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville High School’s Trinity Rowe became the first eighth grader in history to be named the 15th Region Tournament’s most valuable player following the Panthers 39-38 victory over Shelby Valley at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday. Here is a look at the girls’ All-Tournament Team: MVP – Trinity Rowe – Pikeville Madison Thompson […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Martin County ends Pikeville’s season in OT; reach finals

PIKEVILLE – The Appalachian Wireless Arena was electric Saturday night and Martin County’s sea of red fans took the roof off when the Cardinals defeated Pikeville, 62-59, in overtime in the boys’ 15th Region Tournament semifinal. The Cardinals, now 21-12, advance to Monday night’s championship game set for 7 p.m. The Panthers season ends at […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Cardinals ride Dingess’ numbers to berth in semifinals

PIKEVILLE – Martin County guard Brady Dingess brought his “A game” to the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Wednesday night. Dingess scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out eight assists and finished with five steals as the Cardinals advanced to the boys 15th Region Tournament semifinals with a 77-51 victory over Prestonsburg. Martin County, now […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Floyd Central edges Martin County in thriller

PIKEVILLE – Floyd Central overcame a third-period deficit to take the lead away from Martin County and held on to escape with a heart-stopping 52-51 victory in the opening round of the girls’ 15th Region Tournament played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Monday night. The Lady Jags, now 20-8, advance to Friday night’s semifinals […]