Paintsville’s Preece Receives Fifth Offer From LMU

Paintsville Lady Tiger star Emilea Preece picked up and offer recently from Lincoln Memorial University. It’s Preece’s fifth offer overall. In addition to LMU, Preece has offers from UVA Wise, UPike, Tusculum and Lenoir-Rhyne. Last season, Preece averaged 16.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. She also connected on 32.1% of her 3-point field goal […]

Pigskin Preview: Paintsville Tigers

Last season, the Paintsville Tigers finished 6-6 after winning two playoff games before falling to eventual state champion Pikeville. While the Tigers lost a lot of weapons, they are hoping to reload and continue their winning ways. “We played a lot of really tough teams, but we also did some really good teams,” said Paintsville […]

Lawrence County Beats Lady Tigers In Overtime

The Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs picked up a dramatic overtime win over the Paintsville Lady Tigers, 67-59, on Tuesday in the opening round of the 15th Region Tournament at Appalachian Wireless Arena. It was a back and forth affair with Paintsville 8th grader Kylie Kinner hitting a clutch basket late to send the game into […]

Martin County Tames Tigers To Win 57th District Championship

The Martin County Cardinals got 25 points from Brayden McKenzie to take a 66-62 win over the the host Paintsville Tigers to claim the 57 District Championship for the second year in a row. Luke Hale and Jacob Sturgell followed for the Cardinals (21-10) with 13 points each. Peyton Davis added 7 points. Dray Duff […]

Lady Cardinals Win 57th District Title

The Martin County Lady Cardinals picked up a 53-48 win on Thursday to capture the 57th District championship against the Paintsville Lady Tigers in Paintsville. The Lady Cardinals (25-5) jumped out to a 14-8 lead after the first period and held a 24-18 advantage at the half. Martin County stretched out its lead to 36-28 […]

Martin County Lady Cards defeat Lady Tigers

On Tuesday, the Martin County Lady Cardinals played host to 57th District rivals the Paintsville Lady Tigers. The Lady Cards would avenge their district loss earlier in the season by winning 67-42. The Lady Cards hot shooting was the difference. They shot 42% from the floor including 5-12 from behind the arch. The Lady Cards […]

Lady Golden Eagles Down County Rival Paintsville, 48-38

The Johnson Central Lady Golden Eagles picked up a huge win over county rival Paintsville Lady Tigers, 48-38, on Friday at Paintsville. The game got off to a competitive start with the Lady Golden Eagles (16-3) holding a 26-19 lead at the intermission. The Lady Tigers (9-5) clawed back in the third period, outscoring Johnson […]

Prestonsburg Welcomes Paintsville In A Huge Rematch

The Prestonsburg Blackcats host the Paintsville Tigers in a huge rematch of 15th Region teams. Prestonsburg (8-4) won the first match on a Grant Varney bucket as time expired to give the Blackcats a 63-61 win over Paintsville (6-6). Prestonsburg snapped a 6-game losing streak to the Tigers with the win and was the first […]