WSIP Sports 3-22-2017


H.S. Baseball

Tuesday Scores

Johnson Central 10 at Prestonsburg 1  
Lawrence County 11 at Belfry 0 (5 innings)
Pike County Central 19 vs. South Floyd 0 (5 innings)
Pikeville 13 vs. Magoffin County 5  
Shelby Valley 11 vs. Jenkins 3  
Sheldon Clark 10 vs. Betsy Layne 0 (6 innings)

* Sheldon Clark senior Ethan Osborne tossed a 6 inning perfect game in a 10-0 victory over Betsy Layne on Tuesday night at Cardinal Park. Osborne struck out 15 of the 18 batters he faced and threw only 67 pitches including 54 for strikes during the outing.


Belfry - at Lawrence County - 6:00 PM
Hazard - at Paintsville -  
Pike County Central - at Perry County Central - 6:00 PM
South Floyd - at Phelps - 6:00 PM

H.S. Softball

Ashland Blazer 6 vs. Lawrence County 4  
Belfry 15 vs. Mingo Central (Matewan), WV 1 (5 innings)
Magoffin County 19 vs. South Floyd 4 (4 innings)
Paintsville 13 at Sheldon Clark 1 (6 innings)
Phelps 7 vs. Tug Valley (Williamson), WV 3  


Pike County Central 13 vs. Grundy, VA 3  
Allen Central - at Perry County Central - 6:00 PM
Paintsville - at Shelby Valley -  
Phelps - at Sheldon Clark - 6:00 PM


Kentucky Men’s Basketball

The Univ. of Kentucky men’s basketball team will be back in action on Friday night in the NCAA Sweet 16 out of the South Region. UK defeated Northern Ky Univ. (79-70) in the 1st round and followed that up with a (65-62) win over Wichita State in the 2nd round. Next up for the CATS is a showdown with UCLA. The Bruins defeated UK (97-92) back on December 3 at Rupp Arena. Kentucky is 31-5 on the season and have advanced into the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in nine years. UCLA is 31-4 on the season. Tip-off for Friday night’s game has been set for 9:40 PM in Memphis, TN.


State College Basketball

* Preston Spradlin, who spent the majority of the 2016-17 season as interim head coach and just concluded his third season with the program, has been named the 14th head men's basketball coach at Morehead State Univ. Spradlin officially took on the interim head coaching position on Dec. 15, 2016, nine games into the season after the Eagles opened with a 2-7 record. He then guided Morehead State to a 12-9 record the rest of the way and a 10-6 mark in OVC play, which ranked second in the league. At the conclusion of the season, he finished second to Belmont's Rick Byrd in OVC Coach of the Year voting. Spradlin is a native of Pikeville and a 2005 graduate of Betsy Layne High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in history from Alice Lloyd College in 2009 and master's degree in kinesiology and health promotion, with a sports leadership emphasis, from Kentucky in 2011. He was a four-year men's basketball letter-winner for the NAIA Eagles from 2005-09.


201 Speedway Officials and Staff regret to announce that all scheduled events for the 2017 season have been suspended. Due to the recent circumstances beyond our control owner Jarrod Breeding and Staff have come to a hard decision to close the gates on the 2017 season. We know this announcement is not what the racing community wanted or needed to hear during a time when racing in the region has been on a downward spiral with the closing of several area tracks. Breeding and his Staff would like to sincerely thank all of 201 Fans, Car Owners, Drivers, Sponsors, and anyone who has been part of the 201 Family for their support over the past seasons. Breeding also says that 201 Speedway will be back to racing in the future and promises that when returning to racing the track will be better than ever with improvements made during this temporary setback. We ask for your prayers and understanding during this difficult time and hope to be back on the racing scene soon.


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