Instead of first period English or chemistry, the Harlan Lady Dragons will begin their day Wednesday with some basketball, kicking off the All “A” Classic state tournament in Frankfort with a game against 3rd Region champ Owensboro...
Barneses leads HCCSto victory over Falcons
LOG MOUNTAIN — Largely forgotten in the 13th Region discussion after being hit hard by graduation and struggling early in the season, the Bell County Bobcats appear to be growing up at just the right time.
The Bell County Lady Cats saw one individual milestone celebrated before Friday's game and another reached during a 70-41 blowout of Harlan County.
One thing about all the talk this week of deflated footballs (other than the bad jokes) is that we have yet another reason to pay no attention to the fact that this is the NFL's Pro Bowl weekend — so it can't be all bad.
Engle leads Trojansto win at CumberlandLed by 15 points from Jacob Engle, James A. Cawood won 37-23 on Thursday at Cumberland in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.
Williamsburg and Barbourville will meet Friday in the 13th Region All “A” Classic championship game at Harlan, the matchup most expected coming into the tournament.
Cochran leads Cometsto 6th straight victoryColby Cochran poured in 25 points as Cawood stretched its win streak to six with a 58-33 win Thursday at Rosspoint in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.
New Covenant Cawood Church of God and Lynch Church of God both recorded wins on Jan. 17 in Week 3 of the Harlan County Men's Church Basketball League to remain the only unbeaten teams.
Calling it a time for change, Harlan County High School Principal Edna Burkhart confirmed Tuesday evening that Tom Larkey will not be back as football coach next season.
Wilder powers Skinsto win over FalconsJonathan Wilder hit six 3-pointers in a 24-point effort as Cumberland defeated Green Hills 48-34 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action recently.
The Harlan County girls freshmen team won two of three games in recent action.The Lady Bears downed South Laurel 51-42 in a game played at the James A. Cawood gym.
Kentucky's Devin Booker was the repeat choice for SEC Freshman of the Week after helping lead the No. 1 Wildcats to wins over Missouri and Alabama.
Harlan Little League sign-ups are scheduled on the following dates for baseball and girls softball (ages 2-12 years old): Jan 24 and 31 and Feb. 7 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Huff Park; Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harlan National Guard...
Harlan stayed hot and Lynn Camp stayed cold, losing its fourth straight as the Lady Cats fell 72-53 to visiting Harlan on Monday.
PIKEVILLE — An eight-day layoff did nothing to fix the slumping Harlan County offense.
Tom Larkey is apparently out as coach of the Harlan County football program after seven seasons.
Engle leads Trojansto win over FalconsJacob Engle poured in 19 points as James A. Cawood defeated visiting Green Hills 51-33 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Monday.
SOMERSET — Less than 15 hours after disposing of crosstown rival Pulaski County by a 61-31 tally, Southwestern returned to action against Harlan County in the Kentucky Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday morning.
Shane Shackleford figures he may have captured a little leftover All “A” Classic magic from his 1990 Harlan Green Dragons' regional championship team.
When Shane Shackleford returns to Harlan this week to coach his Middlesboro Yellow Jackets in the 13th Region All “A” Classic, he knows his mind will drift back a quarter century when he was a member of the Harlan team that won the first...
Favorite is a word that has rarely been associated with the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets in the 25-year history of the 13th Region All “A” Classic.But with a 12-0 record going into the weekend...
MIDDLESBORO — Returning to Frankfort for the Kentucky All “A” Classic seemed like nothing more than a formality when a young Harlan team lost to University Heights in last year's small school state tournament.
Hawkins, Smallwoodlead Devils to victoryJared Hawkins and Elisha Smallwood each scored 16 points as Wallins defeated Harlan County Christian School 47-37 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Tuesday.
A second straight upset was not meant to be for the Middlesboro Lady Jackets. Oneida Baptist outscored MHS 23-4 during a decisive third quarter to break open a close game and went on to a 55-38 win in the semifinals of the 13th Region All...
MIDDLESBORO — Another night at the 13th Region All “A” Classic meant another blowout for the Harlan Lady Dragons, the defending tournament champions and prohibitive favorites to represent the region once again at the state tournament...
Coming off back-to-back overtime wins to open SEC play, the top-ranked Wildcats looked more like the dominant force they were prior to the new year in a 86-37 thrashing of Missouri at Rupp Arena.
MIDDLESBORO — Though still a tournament by definition, this year's 13th Region All “A” Classic has the feel of a coronation with the Harlan Lady Dragons considered all but a lock to repeat as champions and return to Frankfort...
Harlan County runners captured several of the major awards on the All Area 9 teams announced recently.
The young Middlesboro Lady Jackets have taken their share of lumps so far this season. But they put together their best game of the season on Monday as they upset Lynn Camp 67-46 to advance to the semifinals of the 13th Region All “A”...
A Harlan defense that had drawn criticism in the first half of the season came up big Monday in a district showdown against visiting Harlan County.
Harlan County competed the first run through its district schedule unbeaten, but victory number three didn't prove to be nearly as easy as the first two.
Smallwood powers Devilsto a victory over JACESElisha Smallwood scored 20 points and Taylor Spurlock tossed in 15 as Wallins won 52-39 on Friday at James A. Cawood in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.
CORBIN — Harlan County doubled its win total in one day, rolling past three opponents Saturday at Corbin High School in the Lynn Camp Freshman Tournament.
Now that we've weeded out all but the last of the pretenders from Wild Card weekend, it's time for the serious teams to start winning late. There's nothing later than the playoffs.
Taking a four-game losing streak into Monday's 52nd District showdown at Harlan was not the scenario that Harlan County coach Debbie Green wanted.
Derrick Akal has been involved in enough tournaments, both as a player and coach, to know there are no sure things in high school basketball, even when a team is as big a favorite as his Harlan Lady Dragons are going into the 13th Region All...
HAZARD — Two nights of the WYMT Mountain Classic equaled two heartbreakers for the Harlan Lady Dragons, who followed an overtime defeat loss to Leslie County in the opening round with a last-second 43-41 loss to Clay County in the third-place...
HAZARD — For the first three quarters of Thursday's WYMT Mountain Classic game, the Hazard Bulldogs controlled the pace with a slowdown style that would drive many modern day players to the brink of insanity.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Offensive tackle Taylor Decker doesn't believe that Ohio State is an underdog to Oregon in the national championship game on Monday.
The coincidental pairing of Dallas and Green Bay in this week's Sunday afternoon playoff game has a lot of us on the history bandwagon regarding the famed “Ice Bowl” of January 1967.
With a schedule that has already included four games against teams ranked among the state's top 25, Harlan County coach Michael Jones thought his Black Bears were ready for the test they would face against Knott Central in the WYMT Mountain...
Kentucky hasn't faced Michigan on the gridiron in more than 100 years. That didn't stop the Wildcats from scoring a huge victory over the Wolverines this week.
Cawood avenges lossagainst Black MountainCawood avenged a season-opening loss at Black Mountain by defeating the Tigers 50-44 on Tuesday in a showdown of two of the county's top seventh- and eighth-grade teams.
LEXINGTON (AP) — Willie Cauley-Stein has not been the typical Kentucky recruit.
HAZARD — Katie Moore has hit more than her share of big shots in her 2,000-plus point Leslie County basketball career. Not many, however came in a tougher spot or on a bigger stage than her game-tying 3-pointer Monday in the semifinals of the...
After watching his Green Dragons struggle through losses two of the past three nights, one close and one a blowout, Harlan coach David Parks could find a bit of humor in victory Tuesday.
Johnson, Helton leadRosspoint to sweepDalton Johnson scored 19 points and Garry Henson added 17 as Rosspoint defeated visiting James A. Cawood 55-44 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Monday.