GOODY — A quick-start is always idea when playing a tough opponent on the road.
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Shelby Valley used its pressure to earn its spot in the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship, while Pikeville used its length to get to the title game Friday night.
PRESTONSBURG — Sophomore guard Sal Dean scored a game-high 22 points to lead visiting Belfry past Prestonsburg 83-62 in a boys’ high school basketball season opener on Tuesday, Jan. 5.
Prestonsburg opened the 15th Region All “A” Classic by pulling away from East Ridge and picking up a 60-43 win, while Pikeville followed with an outstanding performance to open the season and knocking off Martin County 63-51.
UPike ended 2020 with a win, but couldn’t keep the momentum going as the Bears fell to Shawnee State 91-79 Saturday in the first game of the New Year.
The Appalachian Newspapers Inc. All Mountain Football Team is comprised of teams in our coverage area. Mainly teams from Pike County, Floyd County, Johnson County, Perry County and Mingo County, but we also include players from the entire 15th Region.
Belfry senior Brett Coleman looks on after signing his national letter of intent to play college football at Miami University (Ohio). Coleman helped lead Belfry to the Class 3A state championship in the 2019 season. For the full story, see Thursday’s edition of the News-Expres and to watch t…
UPike men’s basketball continued their conference stretch Saturday afternoon, falling just short against No. 1 ranked Georgetown team in another high intensity Mid-South battle. The two heavyweights duked it out on the hardwood for 40 minutes, as the Tigers took the 90-79 victory.
ASHLAND — Belfry fought hard, but just couldn’t find the end zone Friday night as Ashland Blazer picked up a 10-3 win over the Pirates in the Class 3A state semifinals.
MCKENZIE, Tnn. — UPike women’s basketball tallied their fourth win of the season Saturday afternoon, defeating the 14th ranked Bethel Wildcats. The Bears pulled off the upset victory by a final score of 62-53, moving to 4-1 on the season and 1-1 in MSC play.