• Friday Night Lights


    Here is a look at this weekend's high school playoff games:




    Class 1A


    Regional championship


    Pikeville (7-4)


    at Hazard (9-2)


    Date: Nov. 17


    Site: Daniel Field


    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.


    Radio: 98.1 FM


  • Panthers turn away Warriors: Tug Valley stops 2-point conversion in closing seconds


    NAUGATUCK, W.Va. — The difference in Tug Valley advancing or being eliminated from the post-season playoff was a single yard.


    Defensive end Kyle Sturgell stopped Pocahontas County quarterback Briar Wilfong on a two-point conversion run with 48 seconds left to preserve a thrilling 30-29, come-from-behind win in the Class A playoff opener played at Bob Brewer Field on Nov. 11.

  • Jags hold on, advance


    LANGLEY — Floyd Central's first season on the gridiron marked another milestone as the Jaguars edged Henry County, 43-35, in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs at Jaguar Stadium on Nov. 3.


    Running back Dustin Huff scored the game-winning touchdown on a two-yard run in the final minute of the third period.


  • UPIKE Basketball Roundup


    PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville used balanced scoring to pull away and beat Mid-Atlantic Christian, 95060 in the final game of the Appalachian Wireless Classic played at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Nov. 4.

    Jordan Perry poured in 17 points to share game-high honors as the Bears, now 4-0, landed six players in double-figure scoring.

  • Blackcats rally in second half to beat Jackets


    PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg used a strong second-half effort on both sides of the football to rally past Middlesboro, 35-14, in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs at Josh Francis Field on Nov. 3.


  • ABOUT-FACE: Pirates rally from 19 down, stun Johnson Central in finale


    GOODY — The mark of a true champion is how one responds to getting hit square in the mouth.


    Johnson Central kicked Belfry around through all but the final three minutes of the first half, building a 19-0 lead before the Pirates roared back for a stunning 35-19 win in the regular season finale played at CAM Stadium on Oct. 27.


  • Jags secure home playoff game in shootout


    ERMINE — Floyd Central knew a victory would more than likely earn the Jaguars a home-field playoff game.


    Letcher Central made them work for it.


  • Pikeville slams Tolsia Rebels


    GLENHAYES, W.Va. — Pikeville's young Panthers have grown up over the second half of the regular season.


    Quarterback Connor Roberts passed for 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns to power the Panthers to a 54-12 win over Tolsia in a game played at Rebel Stadium on Oct. 27.


  • Friday Night Lights


    Here is a look at this weekend's Kentucky high school football matchups and the final regular season games in West Virginia:


    Class 4A


    Johnson Central (8-2) vs. Mason County (7-3)


    Date: Nov. 3


    Site: Eagle Field


    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.


    Radio: 98.9 FM


  • Friday Night Lights


    Here is a look at this weekend's high school football games:


    Belfry (8-1)  vs. Johnson Central (8-1)


    Date: Oct. 27


    Site: CAM Stadium


    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.


    Radio: 93.1 FM; 98.9 FM


    Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Jim Matney (Johnson Central)