Tug Valley Panthers

CLASS A PLAYOFFS: Jackets roll past Tug Valley

Williamstown found a way to shut down Tug Valley’s offense and the Yellowjackets cruised to a 42-0 victory in the Class 1A playoff matchup played on Friday night. Tug quarterback Ethan Varney was held to 101 yards passing and he rushed for 72 yards as the Panthers season ended at 6-4. Receiver Caleb May hauled […]

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HS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: West Virginia games announced

Here is a look at area high school football teams participating in the West Virginia playoffs this weekend: Class AA Mingo Central (8-2) at Shady Spring (9-1) Site: Tigers Stadium Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXCC 96.5 FM Coaches:  Josh Sammons (Mingo Central); Vince Culicerto (Shady Spring) Players to watch: WR Drew Hatfield, WR Devin Hatfield […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Tug Valley rallies to stun Man

Nobody gave Tug Valley even a slim chance of beating Class AA and ninth-ranked Man at Bob Brewer Field on Friday night. That was nobody except Tug Valley. The Panthers overcame a 12-0 deficit by scoring 20 second-half points to upset the Hillbillies, 20-12, thus clinching a Class A playoff berth. Tug Valley, 6-3, secured […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Panthers thump Jacks; stay in playoff picture

Tug Valley quarterback Ethan Varney passed for 224 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 145 and another two scores as the Panthers stayed in the Class A playoff hunt with a 34-15 victory over Richwood in a game played at Bob Brewer Field on Friday night. The signal-caller has now surpassed 2,000 passing yards […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Phelps, Floyd Central, Paintsville roll

Phelps put together a solid match against Prestonsburg as the Hornets scored a 3-0 win at the McCoy Athletic Center on Tuesday night. LaRanda Francis had nine kills, two blocks, two digs  and four serving aces in the 25-15, 25-18 and 25-18 win. Shakara Lester finished with six kills, eight blocks and two digs while […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Central, Tug light up Friday night

If you like watching teams run up and down the field, pass for touchdowns and score in big numbers – Bob Brewer Field was the place to be on Friday night. Pike Central finished with 631 yards and running back Matt Anderson ran for six scores as the Hawks beat Tug Valley, 80-48. Anderson rushed […]

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Pike Central 80, Tug Valley 48

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HS FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights begin Thursday; ends Saturday

Here is a look at this week’s area high school football games: Thursday, Oct. 3 East Ridge (0-5) vs. Martin County (4-1) Site: The Reservation Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Coaches: Ben Runyon (East Ridge); Josh Muncy (Martin County) Players to watch: QB Isaiah Adkins, RB Steven Cofiell (East Ridge); RB Kolby Sparks, RB Logan Proctor (Martin […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Tug Valley comeback falls short

Tug Valley rallied in the second half by scoring 28 straight points against Tolsia, but still fell short, 44-36, in a game played at Wilt Salmons Field on Friday night. The Panthers, now 3-2, had eight turnovers against the Rebels (4-1). Quarterback Ethan Varney passed for 287 yards and five touchdowns, including four straight in […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: This week’s area matchups

Here is a look at this week’s high school football schedule for games involving area schools: Friday, Sept. 27 Pikeville (5-0) at Lawrence County (2-2) Site: Dawg House Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Radio: WPKE 98.1 FM, 104.3 FM Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); Alan Short II (Lawrence County) Players to watch: WR Seth Pugh, WR Jackson Hensley […]

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