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February 12, 2018

Louisa, Ky. --  Lady Bulldog Seniors Hannah Rucker and Kendra Spaulding combined for 31 points to help Lawrence Co. dispatch Tug Valley 62-29 on Senior night last Wednesday.

Lady Bulldog seniors Hannah Rucker and Kendra Spaulding Lady Bulldog seniors Hannah Rucker and Kendra Spaulding

Lawrence Co. improved to 17-6 as Spaulding finished with 22 and Rucker hit 3 three pointers and finished with 9 points, Lexi Ratliff tallied 17 points, Kelly Davis 6 points, Kensley Feltner 4 points and Kassidy Cavins 2 points.

LCHS hit 3 three pointers and went 7-11 from the line.

Lawrence Co. 90 East Ridge 88 ( Double Overtime )

On Friday night the Lady Dawgs made the long trip to Lick Creek and came away with a thrilling double overtime victory over the Lady Warriors ( 13-15 ).

Lawrence Co. ( 18-6 ) put four in double figures with a balanced attack. Kendra Spaulding led the way with 22 points, Lexi Ratliff tallied 20 points, Hannah Rucker hit 3 threes and scored 18 points, Kelly Davis finished with 16 points, Kassidy Cavins 8 points, Kensley Feltner 4 points, Sheree Hay 2 points.

LCHS hit 4 three pointers and went 16-27 from the line.

Lawrence Co. will return to action on Monday night at 6:00 as they travel to Salyersville to play Magoffin Co.

Final home game of the regular season will be Friday vs Sheldon Clark.

Lady Dawgs Head Coach Melinda Feltner


“... Hannah and Kendra are amazing young ladies on and off the court. They have played very solid for us this season. They have lead our team to an 18-6 record so far. We are very proud of them and appreciate everything they have brought to our program.”

“... When we played East Ridge in December we beat them by 11. We knew it would be a dog fight to come out of there with a win. We were in for a true battle. All of our kids competed and battled from the tip. We couldn’t be more proud of our team for the way they played. They left everything on the floor last night and we came out with the win.”

“... We have another tough week this week heading into the district tournament.”



February 9, 2018

GlenDale, Arizona -- The Dallas Cowboys wanted Louisa native Jason Michael but the Arizona Cardinals got him.

Jason Michael Jason Michael Arizona hired Michael as its tight ends Coach after Michael turned down the Cowboys offer early this week. 

Micheal is the son of Eddie Wayne and Sue Michael of Louisa. He is a graduate of Lawrence Co. High school where he was a two sport star and Western Ky University where he led the Hilltoppers to the 2002 Division 1-AA National Championship as a quarterback throwing for 185 yards in the title game vs McNeese State.

Michael, 39, replaces Rick Christophel on new Arizona coach Steve Wilks’ staff.

Michael spent the past two seasons as the Titans’ quarterbacks coach after serving as their offensive coordinator in 2014 and 2015. He previously coached tight ends for the Chargers (2011-13), Titans (2008) and Jets (2007).

He began his career in 2005 as a quality control coach for the Raiders and also has worked for the Jets and 49ers along with the University of Tennessee as a Grad Assistant.

(We are awaiting comment from Jason --Editor)

February 9, 2018


Fort Gay, W. Va. -- All five Lady Rebel Seniors scored as Tolsia ( 5-15 ) picked up a very important 51-35 victory over Region 4 Section 2 rival Tug Valley Thursday on Senior night at Rebel Arena.


 Lady Rebel Seniors from L to R Elizabeth Asbury, Kayla Jude, Marlee Marcum, Keyla Fox, Mariah Finley. Lady Rebel Seniors from L to R Elizabeth Asbury, Kayla Jude, Marlee Marcum, Keyla Fox, Mariah Finley.

Senior Mariah Finley led the way with 12 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds, Senior Elizabeth Asbury tallied 9 points and 5 rebounds, Marlee Marcum had 7 points, Senior Keyla Fox had 5 points, Senior Kayla Jude chipped in with 2 points.

Junior Sarah Jude finished with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists, Freshman Julie Boone had 5 points.

THS hit 3 three pointers and went 10-22 from the charity stripe.

Tug Valley 8 12 10 5 - 35
Tolsia 13 10 16 12 -51

Mingo Central 61 Tolsia 49 ( Tuesday )

The Lady Rebels fell to the Lady Miners for the second time this season.

Mariah Finley led Tolsia with 20 points and 5 rebounds, Sarah Jude finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds, Jace Litton had 6 points, Kayla Jude 4 points and 5 rebounds, Elizabeth Asbury 3 points, Julie Boone had 2 points and 6 rebounds, Selena Browning 2 points.

THS hit 3 three pointers and went 16-19 from the free throw line.

Mingo Central 22 16 14 9 - 61
Tolsia 13 10 9 17 - 49

Tolsia will finish out the regular season with road trips to Logan on Monday. They will travel to Tug Valley on Tuesday for a Girl/Boy Doubleheader starting at 5:45.

Tolsia Head Coach Ric Morrone


“... We got off to a great start, lots of emotion on Senior Night and a great finish to get the win.”

“... All around team effort and the five Seniors stepped up in style.”

“... This group has had a tremendous run at Tolsia over the last four years. They claimed the Class AA Region title in 2016 and was a quarterfinalist in the State tournament. Class A Region finalist in 2017 losing a hard fought battle to Class A state runner up Williamstown.”

“... But even more than the athletic accomplishments have been their leadership skills at Tolsia high school, in the community as well as on the court. These five young ladies will be greatly missed and have left their mark on Lady Rebel Basketball for the future classes to measure theirselves by. The Lady Rebel staff would like to thank the players and their families for all they have done for the program and wish them all the best in the future. We love them all and they will always be apart of the Lady Rebel Family.”



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