Miners use 26-0 run to rally past Lincoln County for first win
HAMLIN — Mingo Central and Lincoln County faced off on Friday night inside the Panther Pavilion in Hamlin and both teams were in search of their first win of the new season. It was the visiting Miners that notched the first 'W' in that win column as they used a 26-0 third quarter run to storm back and top the Panthers by a final score of 65-58.
No. 3 Mingo Central knocks off No. 2 Summers County in OT
NEWTOWN — Mingo Central picked up their first signature win of the season on Saturday evening atop Miner Mountain as the No. 3 ranked Lady Miners knocked off No. 2 ranked Summers County in overtime by a final score of 50-45. The Lady Miners trailed by two at 40-38 late in regulation and Summers County had the ball, but Bella Hall picked up a steal to give the ball back to Mingo Central.
Smith reaches 1,000 career points in Lady Miners' opening win
NEWTOWN – Addie Smith is the goat. That 's what was said following Saturday night's 56-39 win by the Mingo Central High School girls' basketball team over Lincoln County in the Lady Miners' 2023-24 season opener at the MCHS gym atop Miner Mountain. Smith, a junior guard and two-time...
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Matewan boys fielding youthful team this year
MATEWAN – The Matewan Middle School boys' basketball team will be young this season with a roster made up primarily of sixth and seventh-graders. However, Tigers' Coach Matt Moore hopes his team can improve from last year's showing. Matewan closed out at 1-11 last season as the Tigers fell...
Belfry starts 2-0 with wins over Berea and Jenkins
GOODY, Ky. – The Belfry Pirates improved to 2-0 on Saturday afternoon as they held off a late Berea rally to come away with a 62-58 win inside the BHS Gymnasium. Belfry led by as many as 19 points in the third quarter, but Berea cut the lead down to two points with 15 seconds to go in the game. Pirate freshman Zade Rash came up clutch however as he sank a pair of free-throws to ice the game away for BHS.
Mingo grapplers have good showing in opening meet at Winfield
NEWTOWN – The Mingo Central High School wrestling team has some experience back, a transfer and a pair of newcomers on the 2023-24 squad. Out of the six-man roster, three are returning wrestlers for Mingo Central this season. One of those is 175-pounder James Moore, who is in his third year on the team.
Miners' Waine, Sheppard named Second-Team All-State
The 2023 high school football season was a turnaround year for the Mingo Central Miners, led by first-year Coach David Jones. Coming off three straight losing seasons, Mingo Central bounced back this fall, posting an 8-3 record and qualified for the Class AA playoffs for the first time since 2019.
Middle school basketball roundup: Wolfpack win county opener; Lenore girls unbeaten
KERMIT – The Williamson Middle School boys' basketball team won its first game of the season with a 35-32 win at Kermit on Monday in the county opener for the Wolfpack. Corey Rogers paced Williamson with 14 points. Matt Phillips had seven, Greg Williams six and Cayden New four. Griffin Beckett and Jackson Jewell tossed in two each.
Kentucky High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Pike County Today - December 8
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Tug Valley well represented on Class A All-State Football Team
The Tug Valley Panthers are well represented on the Class A All-State Football Team as seven players received recognition for their play in 2023, with three being named First Team All-State. Senior Luke Bartram landed on the First Team offense as an offensive lineman while fellow senior Buddy Marcum was...
Tug Valley Panthers ready to battle again
NAUGATUCK, W.Va. — The Tug Valley Panthers are ready to defend their Class A regional title and return to the state tournament in March 2024. The Panthers are coached by veteran mentor Garland “Rabbit” Thompson and are coming off an outstanding season that saw them make it to Charleston before losing in the state semi-finals. Tug Valley finished last season with an outstanding 23-4 record.
Tug's Elia, Marcum, Bartram named First-Team All-State
NAUGATUCK – How you do in the All-State voting is many times indicative of the kind of season you had on the football field. That's certainly the case for the Tug Valley High School football team, which landed, count em', seven players on the Class A All-State Team. The...
Lady Miners' Smith 21 points from reaching 1,000 heading into opener
NEWTOWN – Addie Smith is about to reach a milestone that many high school basketball players never are able to get within their grasp in their four-year prep careers. And that is to reach the 1,000-point career scoring plateau. Smith, Mingo Central's two-time All-State junior guard, is about to...
Gilbert boys hope last year’s success is nothing ‘New
GILBERT – After a slow start getting out of the gate with a 5-7 record last season, the Gilbert Middle School boys' basketball team caught fire. The Lions finished 11-8 last season and came on late with an end-of-the season surge as Gilbert won six out of their last seven games.
Tug Valley gets new chair-back seats
NAUGATUCK — New chair-back seats were installed last week just in time for the season opener for the girls team at Tug Valley High School. The gym was built in the late 1980s. The old bleachers had become outdated and unsafe for public use and needed replaced. The Mingo...
Aqua Miners make waves in season opening swim meet
GOODY, Ky. – The Mingo Central High School Aqua Miners' swimming team made waves in its season opening meet at the Belfry Pirate Border Battle a couple of weekends ago. Mingo Central's Ryder Slone and Jonah Mahon both placed in the meet. The third member of the team, newcomer...
New-look Miners hoping to turn things around this season
NEWTOWN – With returning and new talent the Mingo Central High School boys' basketball team hopes to turn things around this season. Mingo Central loses just one senior starter, Jake Cline, from last year's squad which finished 9-14. Cline led the Miners as he averaged 12.5 points per game.
Mingo county hoops squads compete in Harts hoops showcase
HARTS — The Lenore, Williamson, and Kermit middle school boys’ basketball teams traveled to Harts PK-8 school last Saturday and competed in the “Showdown in the Small Town” hoops showcase. The first game of the day last Saturday pitted Lenore against Fort Gay.
Bulldogs continue to rebuild, hope to win more games
DELBARTON – After a one-win season a year ago, the Burch Middle School boys' basketball team has nowhere to go but up. The Bulldogs are continuing their rebuilding process and hope to win more games this season. Burch is coming off last year's 1-15 showing. The Bulldogs lost 48-17...