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Central Elem. improves to 6-0 in JCEAA with victory
by Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Central Elementary Eagles boyís basketball team earned its sixth-straight victory Wednesday night with a 46-27 win over the Porter Panthers at the Central Elementary Gymnasium.
The Eagles opened the game with a 15-5 run through the first quarter and outscored the Panthers 12-8 in the second period to claim a 27-13 lead at the intermission, before winning the second half 19-14 to secure a favorable outcome.


Tigers carry momentum into Regional Championship game
Doníte Hendricks was brought down after a big run last Friday night against Pikeville above. Hendricks and the Tigers will attempt to capture a regional title for the Tigers tonight in Raceland.

by Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

Coach Joe Chirico and the Paintsville Tigers Football Team will travel to Raceland, tonight, to take on the Rams in the Class A Region-4 Championship Game of the KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.
The winner of the two District-7 representatives will earn the right to advance to the final-four round and host the victor between Williamsburg and Hazard, who will battle for the Region-3 crown tonight in Williamsburg on Nov. 28.


Eagles season ends with 19-7 loss to Covington Catholic
By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles season came to an end in the semi-final round of the Class 4A Region-4 KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Friday night at a cold and damp Eagles Stadium.
The Eagles won the toss and elected to receive to start the game with Bryce Workman taking the opening kick 22 yards to the Central 34-yard line.


Tigers earn regional title birth with win at Pikeville
Kash Daniel bullied his way into the end zone Friday night during the Paintsville Tigersí 30-6 victory over the Pikeville Panthers in the semi-final round of the KHSAA Class A Football Playoffs. The Tigers, who lost 62-8 to the Panthers earlier in t he season, displayed a 78-point turnaround in the second contest.

By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Paintsville Tigers did the unthinkable Friday night when they traveled to Pikeville and handed the unbeaten Panthers a 30-6 loss in the Region-4 Semi-Final round of the Class A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl. at Hillard Howard Field.
The two squared off early in the season and the Panthers came away with a lopsided 62-6 victory that had the clock running for good in the first half, but the Tigers entered last Friday nightís contest a different team and a little healthier than in the first meeting.


Eagles try to stop three- game skid in reg. semis
Zach Salyer #60, Johnson Centralís senior center, and the Eaglesí offensive lineís performance will be the key for an Eaglesí win tonight against a tough Covington Catholic opponent.

By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles Football Team will host the Covington Catholic Colonels tonight at Eaglesí Stadium in the semi-final round of the Class 4A Russell Athletic-KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.
The Colonels enter the contest riding a four-game win streak and a 7-4 record, along with two straight post-season victories over the Eagles.



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