With an experienced line returning and a stable of running backs expected to share the carries, the Harlan Green Dragons like their chances of a big season in 2015.
In an effort to make sure he isn't caught short-handed next season, John Calipari has reached out to a fifth-year graduate student and a junior college player.
Warming up for district games against Harlan County on Friday and Saturday, the Harlan Green Dragons pounded out 15 hits in an 8-4 win Thursday over visiting Barbourville.
While the rain kept them from playing for a week, the Harlan County Lady Bears had to spend way too much time reflecting on their worst performance of the season, a 5-2 loss to Knox Central last Thursday.
Chance Brown hit his third home run of the season, a two-run blast in the seventh inning, to lift the visiting Harlan County Black Bears to a 5-4 win Monday at Knott Central.
Limited to only five hits and three runs in their last two games, the Harlan Lady Dragons were a team in need of an offensive explosion.
The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets held on for a 7-4 win over Harlan on Saturday in a game marked by missed opportunities for both teams.
An error that led to three unearned runs in the fourth inning proved to be the difference as the Harlan Lady Dragons fell 4-2 at Pineville.
The Leslie County girls and Whitley County boys were winners Friday in the Black Bears Invitational at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium.
James-Ryan Howard, 8, of Cumberland, placed second in the KTM Junior Supercross Challenge held March 28 in St. Louis, Mo. The challenge is a very prestigious race in which over 8,000 applications are received weekly for KTM Junior SX challenge race...
Football, it has been said, is a numbers game.First-year Harlan County coach Eddie Creech and his Black Bears plan to test that theory this fall.
A season that had been surprisingly good through the opening month turned ugly Thursday for the Harlan County Lady Bears.
As a freshman basketball player at Cawood High School, Darrell Wilson was less than a minute away from a trip to the state tournament when his Trojans led Clay County in the closing seconds of the 1986 regional finals.
In desperate need of something good to happen in the midst of a five-game skid, the Harlan Green Dragons found some clutch hitting and consistent pitching Thursday in a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over visiting Whitley County.
MIDDLESBORO — Senior right-hander Jessica Carter held Harlan to just an unearned run over a complete game three-hitter and drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to give the Middlesboro Lady Jackets a 2-1 district win on...
A fast start by Harlan could not match a strong finish by Letcher Central on Monday as the visiting Lady Cougars overcame an early 4-0 deficit to win 21-5.
Tri-City seasonopens SaturdayOpening day of the Tri-City Little League season is set for Saturday.
Eastern Kentucky University officials wasted no time in filling the vacant men's basketball coaching position at EKU.
Lady Skins beginseason with 3 winsCumberland is off to a 3-0 start in middle school softball action this season.
Under normal circumstances, another big day at the plate from Chance Brown or a strong effort on the mound from Nick Cornett and Gage Burkhart would likely have been considered the key to a surprisingly easy 10-0 six-inning win Tuesday over visiting...
Harlan County won two, lost one and tied another during action in the Smoky Mountains Spring Fling over the weekend in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
HINDMAN — A four-run first inning gave the Harlan Green Dragons an early lead and plenty of optimism for a good day Saturday at Knott Central.
Down to what could have been their last at bat twice, the Harlan County Black Bears showed plenty of resiliency on Monday in rallying for a 6-5 eight-inning victory over Bell County in a game they led only once and that was when Brendan Rutherford...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Twenty-four years ago, UNLV arrived in Indianapolis for a coronation disguised as a Final Four.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn't care if you want to hear them or not:Kentucky's grade-point average: 3.1Number of players with a 3.0 GPA or better: 13.
If they were going to beat defending 13th Region champion South Laurel on Thursday, the Harlan County Black Bears needed an almost flawless performance.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Willie Cauley-Stein opened his mouth and words came out. He's not sure he believed them, but he said them anyway.
Add Oklahoma to the list of major college basketball programs interested in Harlan County freshman Blair Green.
The Harlan County Lady Bears will be playing teams from three states over the weekend in the Smoky Mountain Spring Fling Tournament in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Harlan watched a doubleheader sweep slip away in an all too familiar fashion Monday against visiting Hancock County, Tenn.
Harlan broke out of its early-season slump in a big way Monday at Lynn Camp, overpowering the Lady Cats 18-6.All nine Harlan starters crossed the plate in the win and six Lady Dragons had hits.
CLEVELAND (AP) — With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection.The Wildcats made clutch shots, buckled down on fearless Notre Dame and kept their unblemished season intact.
Cumberland Gap capitalized on four Harlan errors for a 7-4 win Friday at Harlan, extending the Lady Dragons' losing streak to open the season to four.
The best of the 13th and 14th regions squared off in a series of all-star games Sunday at Knox Central High School with each region winning twice.
Like many power hitters, Chance Brown's production is often an all-or-nothing proposition when he comes to the plate for the Harlan County Black Bears.
In a regional tournament where one of two storylines seemed like the most likely ending to the 2015 season, the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets wrote a much more unique conclusion.
Not many seasons follow a script quite as well as the 2015 girls basketball campaign in the 13th Region.
The Leslie County boys and Knox Central girls were winners in the Harlan County All Comers Meet held Tuesday at the HCHS track.
Noah sparks Dragonsin win over CumberlandAndrew Noah led Harlan's 10-hit attack with three singles as the Green Dragons downed visiting Cumberland 11-3 in middle school baseball action Monday.
Limited to one hit through four innings by Corbin's Conner Hicks, the Harlan County offense looked like it was taking the night off Tuesday as the visiting Hounds were up 3-0 and in control.
With four straight 20-plus win seasons to their credit and three 52nd District championships in that four-year span, it's safe to say the Harlan County baseball program has been established as one of the 13th Region's...
After leaving eight runners on the bases in the first four innings, it was beginning to appear as if the Harlan County Lady Bears were headed for their first loss as they faced a 2-0 deficit going into the fifth inning.
Harlan split against visiting Whitley County in tennis action Monday, winning 6-3 in boys competition while losing 7-2 in the girls match.^^^Results include:BoysSingles
On a night when offenses dominated, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets scored in six of seven innings and pounded out 19 hits to advance in the 13th Region All “A” Classic with a 19-9 win Monday at Harlan.
Featuring a balanced mixture of youth and experience, the Harlan Lady Dragons like their chances of making 2015 a breakthrough season.
With back-to-back 20-win seasons, the Harlan Green Dragons know what success feels like after several years of struggles.The next step for the Dragons is to win more of the games that matter most.
Three seniors stepped up in big spots for the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets on Monday as they opened the 13th Region All “A” Tournament with a 7-1 win over Harlan.
Harlan County split a weekend set of games at home against two of the 14th Region's best teams, defeating Letcher Central 5-2 on Friday before falling 5-3 on Saturday to Estill County.
Harlan watched a win slip away in game one of a doubleheader when visiting Barbourville scored three runs in the sixth inning to rally for an 8-6 victory Saturday at Harlan. The Green Dragons avoided a repeat in the nightcap, even though Barbourville...