Lady Dores have disappointing showing at Jag tourney The Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to North Laurel this past weekend to participate in the Jaguar Invitational Tournament. When the smoke had cleared, the Lady Commodores limped away with a 1-3 record.
The Lady Commodores played well against the Lady Engineers of Estill County, but could not force any runs across the plate. The Lady Engineers were able to eek out three runs in the contest to claim the 3-0 victory.
Bulldogs fall to Cougars Last week, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Letcher Central Cougars. The Bulldogs struggled with their offense on this night, and came up short of the win.
The Cougars scored a run in the first and five in the third inning, putting them up 6-0. The Bulldogs came up with a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning, bringing the score to 6-2.
Hazard would not score again until the bottom of the sixth inning (a solo home run by Jordan Olinger),...
Morton wins tennis region The region tennis tournament was held this past weekend at Whitesburg. Teams from across the region competed for a shot at the state tournament, and when the smoke had cleared, Hazard’s Natalie Morton stood atop the girls’ singles division, earning a trip to the state competition.
Morton, the region’s top seed, began the quest with a match-up against Knott Central’s Callie Chaney. Morton blew through the contest, matching her against Megan ...
Bulldogs take down Jackets 21-1 Last week, the Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Williamsburg to take on the Yellow Jackets as part of the All “A” state baseball tournament. The Bulldogs got off to a good start, and exploded in the fifth inning as they rocked the Jackets 21-1.
The Bulldogs started out with a three spot on the board, and added two more in the third inning to take the 5-0 lead. The fourth inning would see four more Bulldogs cross the plate, upping the tally to ni...
Perry downs Hazard 14-2 The Perry County Central Lady Commodores last week hosted the Hazard Lady Bulldogs in softball action. The Lady Commodores started strong, and finished with a flurry to end the game 14-2 in five innings.
The Lady Bulldogs got a couple of runners on base in the first inning, but could not push them across the plate. The Lady Commodores were able to take advantage of their base runners in the bottom of the inning, and went up 4-0 (Whitney Bac...
Results of elk drawing now online Hunters can now go online at fw.ky.gov to see if they were drawn for Kentucky’s 2013-14 elk hunts.
The Commonwealth Office of Technology has selected 1,010 names from among the 34,397 people who applied for the hunts. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources received 61,051 applications from as far away as Hawaii, Alaska, Ontario, Maine, Florida and Texas. Hunters could apply for up to two permits.
This season will be the 13...
All star classic set for Friday The ninth annual boy’s Adidas Appalachian Underclassman All Star Classicis scheduled for this week.
The game will take place at Perry Central High School on May 3 with the Rookie Adidas All Star game at 6 p.m., Bronze Medal All Star game at 7:30, and the Blue Chip All Star Classic at 9:00.
There will be a three-point shooting and slam dunk contest at halftime of the blue chip all star game.
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Perry County Little League scores Yankees 10 Padres 6
The Yankees and the Padres battled throughout the game, with the Yankees pulling away late for the 10-6 win.
The game was tied after two innings of play (2-2), with the Yankees going ahead 7-5 in the third inning. They then went up 10-5 in the fourth. The Padres could not muster a rally late, scoring only one run in the fifth inning.
The Yankees went on to win the game by the final count of 10-6.
Yankee stats: Wa...
5K held to benefit Relay for Life A 5K race was held in the Perry County Park Saturday to benefit the Perry County Relay for Life. The results are as follows:
1. 128 Brandon Gayheart Runner 00:17:19.0
2. 123 Chris Williams Runner 00:18:17.8
3. 134 Randall Watts Runner 00:18:43.0
4. 127 Hunter Newsome Runner 00:19:42.8
5. 96 Scott Sturgill Runner 00:20:56.3
6. 124 Courtney Hoskins Runner 00:22:08.3
7. 131 Emily Grindstee Runner 00:22:45.6
8. 49 Charles Hoskins ...
Wildcats edge Harlan 9-8 The Buckhorn Wildcats hosted the Harlan Green Dragons last week. The two teams battled throughout the game, with the Wildcats getting a run in the final frame for the 9-8 win.
Harlan got on the board first with three runs in the top of the first inning. Buckhorn answered with a single run in the bottom of the frame (3-1).
The Green Dragons went up 5-1 in the top of the second, but it did not last long as the Wildcats scored five in the bo...
Perry rolls over Allen Central Early last week, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to Eastern to take on the Allen Central Lady Rebels. The Lady Commodores had little trouble disposing of the Lady Rebels as they rolled to the 16-3 win.
Allen Central took the early lead, scoring a pair of runs in the first inning. The lead held until the third inning when Perry Central went up 5-2.
The Lady Commodores would continue to score down the stretch, taking the 8...
Bulldogs take down Belfry on the road On Friday, the Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Belfry to participate in the Jim Vaughn Smith Invitational Tournament. The Bulldogs took on the host Belfry Pirates in a low-scoring affair.
Belfry got on the board first with a run in the bottom of the second inning. Hazard came right back with a pair of runs in the third inning.
Cole Ratliff got things going with a walk. Ratliff then scored off a double by Jordan Olinger, who later scored on a ...
Lady Dores down Jackson City 9-0 The Perry County Central Lady Commodores hosted the Jackson City Lady Tigers last week, using a steady offense and a strong defense to stop the Lady Tigers 9-0.
Perry Central opened the game with a pair of runs in the first inning. The Lady Commodores then tacked on three runs in the second inning for the 5-0 lead.
The Lady Commodores continued to rack up the runs, putting two across the plate in the third inning (7-0). Perry Central fail...