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Perry hosts Pikeville in scrimmage

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The Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Pikeville Panthers in its only football scrimmage of the season. The Commodores would be putting new players in several positions, and well as learning a new playbook as they have a new coaching staff.The Commodores spent the majority of the time working on new plays with new personnel, while the Panthers were looking to take advantage and practice their plays for their upcoming game with Prestonsburg.During the ten play sequence, Perry Central moved the ball well, and on a couple of occasion came up just shy of the end zone. On defense, the Commodores did well, but fell victim to the big play on play ten a couple of times.

 

Local fighters score in West Virginia

Last week, several local jujitsu fighters participated in the West Virginia State Games. Each member of the team placed in their division.They are members of the Top Fight Academy in the Valhalla Association under Carlos Gracie. Jon Helton gold in purple belt division, Ryan Bryant silver in blue belt division, Caleb Helton silver in kids white belt, Bryan Martin bronze in GI division and gold in no GI against a black belt and Mikey Baker bronze in white belt division....

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Hazard takes on N. Laurel in scrimmage

Last Thursday, the Hazard Bulldog football team traveled to London to take on the North Laurel Jaguars in the season’s last scrimmage. Both teams were looking to get in a solid workout before the season begins.The Bulldogs began with a 10-play sequence in which they were able to score a couple of touchdowns. The Jaguars also scored a couple of times as well.After a short break, the scrimmage went to a live-action format where they had to complete a first down to ke...

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Gordon takes Pure Michigan 400

NASCAR made its way to Michigan this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400. Coming into the event, Dale Earnhardt Jr. held a slight edge over Jeff Gordon in the point standings.Joey Logano led the majority of the laps on the day, while Jeff Gordon seemed to have the strongest car. A restart with 17 laps remaining put Logano and Gordon in direct competition for the lead.Gordon was able to shut down Logano on several occasions, forcing him back. In the end, Gordon would take t...

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UK men’s basketball team’s conference schedule released

LEXINGTON – The Southeastern Conference announced its 18-game men’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season Friday evening.All 18 of Kentucky’s conference games will appear on national television (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, CBS or SEC Network). Television information and start times for the remainder of the non-conference schedule will be released at a later date.UK’s conference schedule opens at home in the friendly confines of Rupp Arena where UK is...

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It’s official—UK football season is here

Finally, after Cal’s Cats’ Big Blue Bahamas tour stole the thunder away from Stoops’ troops and UK football for the last week and a half, we can get down to some serious UK and SEC football talk.

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Hazard boys’ soccer ready for the season

The Hazard Bulldog boys’ soccer team is preparing for the upcoming season. The Bulldogs went 2-11 last season, and are looking to improve their standings.The Bulldogs have 17 players out at this time, with eight of the returning players having varsity experience. Add in a couple of new players, and six freshmen, Hazard is set for play to begin later this month.Coach Frasure has set a short term goal for his team, “We need to improve in time of possession, and...

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Commodores are hitting the field running

The Perry County Central Commodore boys’ soccer team is ready to start the 2014 season, and are looking to hit the field running. The Commodores made it to the finals of the region last season, loosing in a penalty kick shootout, and are looking to make it to state this season.Perry Central will not be lacking experience this season as 20 players will be returning. The Commodores will also be adding five new players to the scheme.The Commodores have set a goal of w...

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Perry volleyball looking to improve

The Perry County Central volleyball team suffered through one of their least productive seasons last year, finishing with a disappointing 6-18 record. This season the Lady Commodores are looking to improve, and get back to the level of play they are accustomed to.The Lady Commodores are one step closer to their goal as they will put nine seniors on the court this season. They will also mix five new players into the line up as they start the season.

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Lady Commodore soccer looking to region title

The Perry County Central Lady Commodores may not have posted a stellar record (9-9-1) last season, but they were able to make a run in the region tournament. The Lady Commodores will be looking to capture the region title this season.The Lady Commodores will be returning more than a dozen experienced players from last seasons team, and will add a half dozen new players to the squad. Coach Whitman’s early season goals are, “We will have to get the new players use to the ...

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Perry football under new leadership

The Perry County Central football team will be hitting the field this season under new leadership as former Commodore standout Jordan Amis will take the helm. Amis is a recent member of the University of Pikeville football team.The Commodores lost 12 players off last year’s team that went to the second round of the state playoffs. However, they will be returning five experienced players on the offense, and six on the defense. They will have several strong players coming in to...

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Hazard sets sights on return to state

The Hazard Lady Bulldogs completed a task last season that had on be accomplished since volleyball was instated as a high school sport. The Lady Bulldogs unseated the Letcher County Lady Cougars as region champs. The 14th region had not sent a representative that was not from Letcher County to the state tournament in its history.Hazard will put five experienced players on the floor this season, including one of the regions top players in Hope Clark who is just an 8th grader. They w...

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