Despite a pair of strong pitching efforts, the Morehead State Softball team fell in both games of a midweek doubleheader matchup against Dayton on Wednesday afternoon at University Field.
Here is a gallery from The Trail Blazer staff with the best photos from the 16th Region Tournament.
The Ashland Blazers remained the states only undefeated team after they took the win over Rowan County during the 16th Region Tournament semifinal game. The final score was 67-39. The Ashland Blazers will face Lewis County in the Championship game on Tuesday, March 10.
Lewis County took the win over Boyd County during the 16th Region Tournament semifinal game. The final score was 70-65.
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Hitting their first and third home runs of the season, respectively, infielders Bryce Hensor and Dom Peroni drove in all four of Morehead State baseball's runs Sunday as the team fell to in the series finale against Belmont.
Russell High School, in Greenup County, takes the win over Boyd County in the 16th Region Girls Tournament Championship game. The final score was 75-57. Russell will move onto the Sweet 16 at Rupp Area.
Russell pulled ahead for the win over Rowan County for the 16th Region Girls Tournament semifinal game. 48-41.
Boyd County takes the win over West Carter in the 16th Region Tournament semifinals. 78-66.
The Rowan County Vikings advanced Thursday in the Boys' 16th Region Tournament after beating East Carter 56-76.
The Ashland Tomcats remain the dominant team in the region, and the only undefeated team in the state, after beating the Russell Red Devils 61-41 in the Boys 16th Region Tournament at Johnson Arena at Morehead State University.
Coming back from nine down with four minutes to play, Morehead State men's basketball took Tennessee State to overtime Wednesday night in the first round of the OVC Tournament, but the Eagles eventually succumbed to the Tigers 74-67 at the Ford Center.
Morehead State University took Tennessee State University into overtime Wednesday in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in Evansville, In.The Eagles fell 74-67, but not before Morehead State’s Djimon Henson gave a little blood for the cause. (See Taylor Johnson's photo gallery.)The Eagles…
Boyd County defeated West Carter 76-60 Wednesday, March 4, 2020 during the Boys 16th Region Tournament in Johnson Arena
Lewis County defeated Bath County with a score of 66-53 on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 during the 16th region tournament.
Russell defeated East Carter with a score of 55-46.
Rowan County gained a victory over Ashland Blazer with a score of 69-53.
Boyd County pulls ahead of Menifee County in the 16th Region tournament. 76-52.
The first girls game of the 16th regional tournament. West Carter took the win over Lewis County 60-32.
Connecting on their first home runs of the season, seniors, designated hitter Jon Burghardt and centerfielder Ryan Layne combined to drive in four of Morehead State baseball's five runs Sunday as the team dropped its series finale against Southern Illinois.
The Morehead State women's track team concluded its final indoor race of the season in Birmingham, Ala., at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship.
With the 16th Region High School Tournament making its annual trek to Morehead and Morehead State University next week, we’ve made a short list of places to visit while you’re here, followed up with where you can rest up for the next round of play.
Morehead State's men's basketball team claimed a crucial Ohio Valley Conference victory Saturday, fending off Tennessee State 66-63.
The Morehead State Women's Basketball team used a 13-point fourth-quarter effort from junior guard Jazzmyn Elston to power its way to a 69-60 victory over Tennessee State on senior day Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.
A community photographer who documented Mt. Sterling nearly his entirely life was honored Thursday during a high school basketball game by students dressed in medical scrubs. It was a fitting tribute.
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Morehead State men's basketball lit up the nets for 61 percent in the second half and 46 percent overall Thursday night, but the Eagles could not limit the visiting Belmont Bruins on their offensive end as the Eagles fell 80-67 at Johnson Arena.
MOREHEAD, Ky. – The Morehead State Women's Basketball team dropped a 63-56 decision to Ohio Valley Conference adversary Belmont on Thursday evening at Johnson Arena.
Despite a career-high 23 points from freshman Tyzhaun Claude, Morehead State men's basketball couldn't find a rhythm shooting from three-point range as the Eagles fell to rival Eastern Kentucky 78-71 Thursday night at Johnson Arena.
Freshman guard Ariel Kirkwood recorded her fourth-career double-double as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team suffered a 68-47 setback against Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Kentucky on Thursday evening at Johnson Arena.
Morehead State's Women's Track and Field team participated in another indoor meet of their season Saturday in the Chipotle Marshall Classic at Marshall University.
For the first time in program history, Morehead State Rifle has risen to the pinnacle of the Ohio Valley Conference. After winning the 2019-20 Smallbore title on Saturday, the Eagles claimed the overall championship on Sunday as the teams competed at UT Martin.
A former Morehead State University Eagle tight end has reached his dream of playing professional football.
Senior Jordan Walkernetted a team-high 22 points, including 17 in the second half, to lead four players who scored double digits as the Morehead State men's hoops team held off UT Martin 85-77 Saturday at Johnson Arena.
Sophomore Ellie Jo Johnson scored a career-high 16 points as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team fell to UT Martin, 82-64, in Ohio Valley Conference play on Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.
Seniors Jordan Walker and Djimon Henson both scored team-highs of 21 points to lead four in double figures as the Morehead State men's basketball team scored a 90-74 victory over Southeast Missouri Thursday at Johnson Arena.
Freshman guard Ariel Kirkwood had a career day on both ends of the floor as the Morehead State Women's Basketball had a late comeback bid fall short, falling to Southeast Missouri, 67-61, in Ohio Valley Conference play on Thursday evening at Johnson Arena.
Chez Marks came to Morehead State in 2001 as a basketball recruit, hit the high mark in the school’s records and now coaches a youth ministry to ‘give back.’
HUNTINGTON, WV. Morehead State's Women's Track and Field team participated in another indoor meet of their season Saturday in the Thundering Herd Invitational at Marshall University.
Morehead State University’s world-renown national championship cheerleading squad brought home two more titles this past weekend. The Co-Ed squad won their fifth straight UCA national title, for a total of 28.
Senior forward Orlandra Humphries recorded her first-career double-double as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team saw a late comeback effort fall short in a 57-51 loss to Eastern Illinois in Ohio Valley Conference play on Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.
Trailing throughout the contest, Morehead State's men's basketball team put together a 12-0 run in the final five-plus minutes and held off a pesky Eastern Illinois team in the final minute for a 69-66 Ohio Valley Conference victory at Johnson Arena Saturday.
Senior guard Djimon Henson saw a night with multiple season and career highs. But, a blazing hot Thundering Herd offense was ultimately too much to overcome as the Morehead State men's basketball team fell to Marshall, 89-62, Monday night at Johnson Arena.
Morehead State men's basketball held visiting IUPUI to just one field goal in the final 13 minutes of the first half and used a 15-0 run to end the half en route to gutting out a 56-51 victory over the Jaguars Wednesday at Johnson Arena.
In less than ideal weather conditions, Morehead State football came up just short in its 2019 season finale Saturday. The Eagles rallied from a 21-6 deficit but saw a couple of late Stetson drives be successful as the Eagles fell 31-16 at Jayne Stadium.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Morehead State Women's Basketball team won the rebounding battle and saw three players crack double-figures in scoring before suffering a 79-54 setback against No. 13 Kentucky on Thursday evening at Memorial Coliseum.
Six players achieved double-digit scoring totals as Morehead State Women's Basketball defeated Midway (Ky.) 107-55 on Tuesday evening at Johnson Arena in the final game of the Eagle Invitational Presented by Downtown BP of Morehead.
Freshman guard Ariel Kirkwood scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team earned a 65-54 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.) in the Eagle Invitational Presented by Downtown BP of Morehead on Sunday afternoon at Johnson Arena.
Morehead State men's basketball utilized balanced scoring and a hard-nosed defensive presence to setback Maryland Eastern Shore, 76-53 Saturday night at Johnson Arena.
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Despite a defensive effort that caused 34 turnovers and produced 13 steals, the Morehead State Women's Basketball team fell to Stetson, 58-55, in the opening game of the Eagle Invitational Presented by Downtown BP of Morehead at Johnson Arena on Friday evening.
A quiet bang. The smell of gun powder. The sound of a bolt racking a new bullet into place.
Playing at Johnson Arena for the final time in the 2019 regular season, Morehead State volleyball dropped its home finale to Jacksonville State. The Gamecocks (17-9, 11-3 OVC) defeated the Eagles (20-7, 11-3) in straight sets by scores of 25-19, 25-22, and 25-18.
Looking to extend upon it's Ohio Valley Conference-leading home record, Morehead State (20-6, 11-2 OVC) defended its nest Friday, defeating Tennessee Tech (10-16, 6-7) in four sets. The Eagles downed the Golden Eagles by scores of 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, and 25-23.