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Ward delivers hat trick in win over Prestonsburg
DONOVAN WARD turned in the hat trick with three goals during the Eagles’ 4-2 victory over Prestonsburg Wednesday night at StoneCrest. Ward and the Eagles will be back in action against Pike County Central Monday night at Eagles Stadium

By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles Soccer Team defeated the Prestonsburg Blackcats 4-2 Wednesday night at the Prestonsburg High School Soccer Field at StoneCrest.
Donovan Ward gave the Eagles an early lead with a goal at the 34:30 mark of the first half and added a score with 32:32 remaining on the first-half clock to take the 2-0 advantage.


Tigers try to move to 2-0 at home against Frankfort
By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Paintsville Tigers will try to improve to 2-0 on the season against the Frankfort Panthers tonight at the Walter J, Brugh Athletic Complex on Memorial Field.
The Tigers enter the game fresh off a 43-0 victory over the Sheldon Clark Cardinals last week behind strong showings on both sides of the line of scrimmage.


Tigers start season with 43-0 win over Sheldon Clark
KENT PHELPS broke loose for a big gain Friday night during the Tigers’ win over Sheldon Clark. The senior running back finished the game with 167 total yards with 79 rushing and 88 receiving. The Tigers are slated to host Frankfort Friday night at Memorial Field.

By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Paintsville Tigers opened the 2016 season with a 43-0 victory over the Sheldon Clark Cardinals Friday night at the Coach Walter J. Brugh Athletic Complex on Memorial Field.
Kent Phelps ran for two scores and caught two touchdown passes to pace the offense in the win.


Eagles soccer rebounds with 6-4 win over Belfry
By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles Soccer team defeated Belfry (2-1) at the Belfry High School Soccer Field Monday night after dropping a 10-3 decision against Ashland on the road Saturday.
Jake Headley scored two goals and Austin Dye, Keegan Hoaglin, Joe Slone and Donovan Ward found the back of the net one time each in the victory Monday night, while Noah Cole, Dye, Headley, Hoaglin and Braden Kennard dished out one assist apiece. Kameron Rice picked up the win in goal.


Hedrick wins Pikeville Inv.
THE JOHNSON CENTRAL EAGLES’ Golf Team earned a fifth-place finish in the 2016 Pikeville Invitational Golf Tournament Saturday at StoneCrest. Members of the team are Jon Holbrook, Jacob Patton, Kenyon Crum, Luke Vance, Will Hedrick and Kash Crum. The team will host the JCIT this Saturday at the Paintsville Golf Course.

Eagles finish fifth as a team

By Tim Pelphrey
Sports Editor

The Johnson Central Eagles Golf Team earned a fifth-place finish in a loaded Pikeville Invitational Golf Tournament Saturday at StoneCrest.
Johnson Central senior Will Hedrick won the event with a round of 74 to lead the Eagles to the fifth-place finish. Kash Crum shot an 84 and Kenyon Crum finished with an 88, while Luke Vance’s 89 gave Coach Todd Conley’s squad a 335 total score. Jon Holbrook and Jacob Patton also competed in the event with scores of 104 and 113 respectively.



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