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Eagles breeze past Magoffin Co. 85-64
By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles defeated the Magoffin County Hornets 85-64 in the first round of the 2015 57th District Tournament Wednesday night at the Paul R. Setser Eagle Field House.
Johnson Central opened the game hot and went on a 28-10 that would never be threatened. The Eagles went on to win the second period 18-16 to widen the gap to 46-26 at the break.


Lady Eagles hold off Magoffin Co. 48-46
Lauren Delong went up for an easy score during the Lady Eaglesí victory over the Magoffin County Lady Hornets Tuesday night in the first game of the 2015 57th District Tournament. Delong finished with a team-high 11 points in the 48-46 win. Central was slated to battle Sheldon Clark Thursday night in the championship game.


By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Lady Eagles held off a late Magoffin County charge to defeat the Lady Hornets 48-46 Tuesday night in the first round of the 2015 57th District Tournament at the Paul R. Setser Eagle Field House.
The first half was a battle as both teams put 10 points on the scoreboard in the first period and followed with 16 points apiece in the second quarter to go into the locker room tied 26-26 at the halftime break.


Eagle grapplers match ups for state tournament announced
By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Wrestling Team and Coach Jim Matney will vie for a state championship at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in the 2015 KHSAA Wrestling Championships on March 9.
The tournament was scheduled to begin on February 20, but the weather has postponed the event until early next month.


Coach of the year

JCHS Coach Tommy McKenzie has been named the 2015 Coach of the Year by the KABC. He is the first JCHS Coach to receive the award since 1997.


Right hander to pitch at Transy

Taylor Miller signed a scholarship offer to play baseball at Transylvania University last week at Tiger Alley. Miller was accompanied by his brother Tanner, mother, Kimberly and father, Robert, along with Paintsville High School AD Jack Ousley and baseball coach John D. Miller.



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