The West Carter Youth Wrestling Team took part in the 2019 Skyline Bowling Youth Wrestling Battle For The Ring in Gallipolis, Ohio. Pictured are Lucas Tackett who won first place in his division, taking home the championship ring, and Gabe Caudill who got second place in his division.

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A low scoring affair at ends with West Carter coming out on top in the first East-West game of the 2019-2020 season.

West Youth Wrestling brought home some hardware Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Ashland Mini Cats Youth Wrestling Tournament.

OLIVE HILL There was no tribal council Friday and nobody was voted off an island, but West Carter’s girls basketball team persevered against East Carter as surely as the participants on Survivor 40.

GRAYSON Neither Brandon Baker nor the East Carter boys basketball team he coaches considered Friday’s game against visiting Russell special.

GRAYSON – Several days to reflect on Johnson Central’s second state football title left coach Jim Matney appreciating it all the more.

GRAYSON – Even as West Carter was preparing to play in the third round of the playoffs for the first time in school history, Daniel Barker took a moment to consider the big picture.

OLIVE HILL – Monday’s Boyd County-West Carter boys basketball game had just ended, and Lions coach Randy Anderson let loose a both-cheeks- bulging sigh of relief.

GRAYSON – Sam O’Keefe caught East Carter’s attention last Tuesday night in the EKC Tournament.

WESTWOOD – Veteran East Carter head basketball coach Brandon Baker knew Fairview would be ready to play Thursday night in Westwood and he was right.

West Carter Youth Wrestling brought home some medals at the Johnson Central Youth Tournament on Sunday, Dec. 12.

OWINGSVILLE – East Carter started slow but finished strong Saturday afternoon in a 58-45 win over Bath County in the opening round of the EKC Tournament.

Midway University’s newest women’s basketball signee spent part of Tuesday evening watching the Eagles defeat Kentucky Christian University, 72-69.

GRAYSON – Ethan Miller’s exceptional year earned him a spot on the 2019 East All State Honorable mentions. Miller was the only Raider to get voted to this year’s team and was also voted to the 2019 State Tournament team.

OLIVE HILL – The brown bog in the middle of West Carter’s football field did not stop Nathan Conley.

West Carter Lady Comets volleyball head coach Christie Tackett celebrated her birthday Tuesday night in the best fashion possible, with her first district championship as head coach.

GRAYSON – East Carter boys’ soccer continued their record-breaking season with a moment that will never be forgotten in Thursday night’s quarterfinals victory over Prestonsburg.

LLOYD – East Carter knew what was coming: a heave heavenward and descending toward the end zone from one of the state’s top passers, and likely in the direction of one of its top receivers.

MOREHEAD – Fleming County’s girls soccer team was in a circle, supinely stargazing by Rowan County High School’s shot put ring.

MOREHEAD – For just the second time in program history, West Carter will play in the 16th Region Tournament boys soccer semifinals.

Dynamite defense clenched the District championship for West Carter (6-2), the Comets’ second district championship in program history.

Boyd County Lady Lions advanced to the 16th Region semifinals after defeating the West Carter Lady Comets 1-0 in the quarterfinals last Tuesday night.

STANTON – Most of those who ran at Saturday’s Area 7 Championship cross country meet got a preview of the course which will be used for their state qualifier.

MOREHEAD – There are two rematches in the first round of the 16th Region girls soccer tournament, two first-time face-offs to begin the boys event, a path to a familiar high-stakes boys showdown and two likely favorites on opposite sides of the girls bracket.

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