Slone Leads Johnson Central Past Prestonsburg

Austin Slone fired in 32 points and pulled down 7 rebounds as the Johnson Central Golden Eagles picked up their first win of the season by beating the Prestonsburg Blackcats, 98-78, on Monday in Paintsville. Johnson Central (1-2) jumped out of the gate early by scoring 26 points in the opening quarter to take a […]

Dixon Powers Letcher Central Past Prestonsburg In OT

Peyton Dixon fired in 35 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Letcher County Central Cougars picked up a season-opening road win over the Prestonsburg Blackcats, 79-72, in overtime on Monday. In a close game throughout, the Cougars took a slim 15-12 advantage after the first period of play. The two teams continued to […]

Prestonsburg’s Hall Serving As Anchor For Blackcat Offensive Line

The Prestonsburg Blackcats have had one of the best rushing attacks in the mountains this season, but players like Jacob Rose and Dalton Elliott have also some great blockers opening holes for them. None of them have been bigger than Logan Hall. Hall, a 6’2″ and 275 pound sophomore center, has been named the Blackcats’ […]

Blackcats Hold Off Dangerous Lewis County Team

Written By: JMF In the battle of cats, the Prestonsburg Blackcats would prove to be too strong for the Lions of Lewis County. Lewis County was looking to bounce back after last week’s tough loss to Breathitt County. Prestonsburg was looking to bounce back after their 2-point loss to Paintsville. The Blackcats would defend their […]

Prestonsburg Drops Leslie County, 30-21

Dalton Elliott picked off a pass and returned it the length of the field on the final play of the game as the Prestonsburg Blackcats defeated the Leslie County Eagles, 30-21, on Friday in Prestonsburg. Jacob Rose led the Blackcats on the ground with 162 yards and 1 touchdown on 20 carries. Colin Hatfield had […]

Pigskin Preview: Prestonsburg Blackcats

Last season, the Prestonsburg Blackcats had a fantastic 8-2 regular season, losing in the first round of the 2A playoffs to Middlesboro. “It was a good year for us,” said Prestonsburg head coach Brandon Brewer. “I had a really great senior class. We’re going to have a lot youth this season. We’ll have a lot […]

Blackcats Defeat Paintsville, 3-1

The Prestonsburg Blackcats defeated the Paintsville Tigers, 3-1, on Friday in the 15th Region All “A” Classic at Prestonsburg. For the Blackcats, junior Nick Kidd was 2-of-4 with 2 stolen bases. Jon Little was also 2-of-4 with 2 stolen bases. Luke Hall was 2-of-4 2 with 3 RBI. Matt Welch pitched a 7 inning complete […]

Lewis Throws 3 Inning Perfect Game In Floyd Central Win Over Prestonsburg, 16-0

Hannah Lewis pitched three perfect innings on Thursday as the Floyd Central Lady Jaguars defeated the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats, 16-0, in three innings in Prestonsburg. Lewis also struck out 5-of-9 batters she faced on just 36 pitches. The Lady Jaguars scored seven runs in the top of the 1st inning and then seven more in […]

Lady Jaguars Advance To 58th District Championship

The Floyd Central Lady Jaguars blasted the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats, 82-49, to advance to the 58th District Championship on Monday in Louisa. The Lady Jaguars (19-9) got out to a slim 18-17 lead over Prestonsburg (12-18). Floyd Central began to pull away in the second quarter and took a 44-30 lead into the locker room […]