Harlan County overpowered visiting Letcher Central 36-8 in junior varsity football action Monday.
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Mason Dixon, formerly of Cumberland, placed second in the 2014 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
The Bell County Lady Cats showed some flashes of dominance in Monday's 25-10, 18-25, 25-18, 25-12 district win over Harlan.
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We are now less than a month into the controversy surrounding incidents of off-field physical violence by individuals who make their living amidst considerable physical violence.
The Harlan County Black Bears knew what they needed to do Friday night to break out of the doldrums brought on by dropping four of their first five games, and they accomplished much of it for a half.
As the third option in a Shelby Valley offense built around junior tailback Kasey Tackett and junior fullback Chandler Rowe, sophomore halfback Jordan Hampton rarely touched the football in Shelby Valley's first four games.
Cawood coasts pastLady Cats in showdownCawood solidified its position as the county favorite with a 59-24 rout of Evarts in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Thursday.
Harlan County completed perhaps its best week of the season thus far by following up a win Tuesday at Harlan with a three-set victory Thursday over visiting Knox Central by a score of 25-9, 25-20, 25-18.
Simpson, Horton powerMountain View to victoryHaley Simpson and Kayley Horton each scored 12 points as visiting Mountain View rolled to a 32-11 win Thursday at Harlan in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.
There's not much like suffering the first loss in program history to a rival to get your attention, which is exactly what happened to the New Harlan Patriots on Aug. 12 at Evarts as the Wildcats and Ethan Cornett won a 40-36...
The NFL teams playing this week will have reached the quarter pole of their seasons when the clocks read 0:00. It's hard to believe time passes us by faster than yet another Matt Ryan toss into the Tampa Bay secondary.
Mark Stoops is the undisputed leader of the Kentucky football program, but the Wildcats may have some incentive from another “Boss” when they play host to Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Six seasons of success, which included four straight district titles and two regional championships, led to some unintended consequences for the Harlan County football team.
After opening the season by playing a little worse than expected, in a loss at Leslie County, followed by a blowout win over Lynn Camp, when the Dragons played a little better than most probably anticipated, the Harlan Green Dragons ran into a buzzsaw...
Skins roll to winsover East LeslieCumberland raced to a 28-0 halftime lead and rolled to a 36-6 win Tuesday over visiting East Leslie in seventh- and eighth-grade football action.
McHargue scores 19as Lady Cats winPhebe McHargue poured in 19 points as Rosspoint won 39-19 on Monday at Cumberland in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.Hannah Johnson scored 10 to lead Cumberland.
The Harlan County Lady Bears continued to save their best for district competition, sweeping Harlan in three sets Tuesday to improve to 4-1 in district play and 5-11 overall.
MIDDLESBORO — Senior Karrah Hart had a big night for the Middlesboro Lady Jackets as they snapped a 13-match losing streak with a 25-19, 25-14, 25-18 win over Harlan on Monday.
The Harlan County girls were winners and the Harlan County boys placed second in the Knox Central Invitational on Thursday in Barbourville.
After watching Harlan take the top three spots in the three-day county golf tournament last week, Harlan County truly needed a team effort to emerge as the winner.
Hobert Cornett ran for three touchdowns as Evarts evened its record at 3-3 with a 38-0 rout of visiting Pineville in seventh- and eighth-grade football action Thursday.
There was no shortage of stars for Harlan on Saturday as the Green Dragons broke out of a two-game losing streak with a 39-0 win over visiting Cumberland.
The Harlan County Lady Bears were winners in the Mercer County All Comers meet on Tuesday.
With the Harlan County defense designed to stop fullback Gunner Slone, the Johnson Central Eagles found other ways to move the football Friday in a 43-14 win, going around and over and giving the ball to the second man through the line in the...
A strong Middlesboro rushing attack was too much for Harlan as the visiting Dragons lost to the Yellow Jackets 48-10 on Friday.
Since our enjoyment of this week's NFL games has already been ruined by yet more allegedly loutish behavior by apparently brutish players, there's one last point to make regarding the league's dubious ability to control these...
Howard carries Green Hillsto its first win of the season
MIAMI (AP) — There's little chance that Louisville will overlook Florida International this week.And FIU can blame Virginia for that.
For those out there among you still more interested in football games than, say, the socio-political impact of the various psychopathologies of football players, I say, “Welcome!” Set a spell! Really, I wish we could all escape it, but...
In this edition of “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly,” we break down the Cats' 36-30 triple-overtime loss to Florida from top to bottom.THE GOOD
Four fumbles in the first half a year ago in Paintsville ended any hopes the Harlan County Black Bears had of knocking off 4A power Johnson Central. The Eagles took advantage of the mistakes and built a 36-0 halftime lead on the way to a 36-14...
Garry Henson and Dalton Johnson each topped the 100-yard mark as New Harlan pulled away for a 46-22 win over Union, Va., on Tuesday in Big Stone Gap, Va.
urner, Allen leadJACES to first winEmily Turner and Amber Allen each scored eight points as James A. Cawood claimed its first win of the season by downing Green Hills 28-20 on Tuesday at JACES.
Middleton, Turner leadLady Comets to victory
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an...
The Harlan County cross country team continued its strong start as both the boys and girls placed third in the E.G. Plummer Invitational on Saturday in Danville.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Drenched in sweat and flush from screaming, coach Will Muschamp celebrated Florida's latest victory against Kentucky about like any other.
It was a good day for Harlan County teams Saturday in the Lady Bears Play Day at HCHS.Harlan County teams won three of four games in seventh- and eighth-grade competition and three of five in fifth- and sixth-grade games.
Nestled snuggly under the boughs of the ol' Learning Tree are two sturdy structures — the work shed and the wood shed. Those who avoid the former are condemned to the consequences of the latter.
J.B. Donahue promised a return to ball-control football in 2014 after the Green Dragons stumbled to a 2-9 mark last fall.
Balanced attack carriesLady Cats past JACESThree Lady Cats reached double figures as Evarts overpowered James A. Cawood 49-4 in seventh- and eight-grade basketball action Thursday.
It's a little surprising to see how many NFL teams struggle the first few weeks with conditioning. One of the things that really stood out during last week's games was the number of defensive linemen who wore down rather...
Having opened SEC play against Florida for each of the last five seasons and a dozen other times during the last 30 years, Kentucky has occasionally cited the Gators as a good measuring stick for how the remainder of its season may unfold.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's season opener went about as well as the Gators could have expected.
After a season-opening loss at Bryan Station, the Harlan County Black Bears responded with a strong performance a week later to defeat Clay County.
In his quarter century at Harlan High School, both as an assistant and head coach, J.B. Donahue had never experienced back-to-back open dates. He found a unique way to try to make the best of the two weeks off, turning the extended break into...
Harlan County won both the boys and girls races at the Harlan County All Comers meet on Tuesday. The Bears finished with 59 points to edge out a one-point victory over Whitley County. Knox Central finished with 65 points, followed by Bell County with...
While their 4-10 record at this point of the season might indicate otherwise, the Harlan County Lady Bears still consider themselves as the favorite for a third straight 52nd District Tournament championship.