Harlan defensive back Darius Akal moved in for a tackle of Pikeville running back Blake Birchfield in Friday’s playoff game. Birchfield scored one of six Pikeville touchdown in the Panthers’ 43-7 victory.
Panthers extend win streak to nine by coasting past Harlan in second round of playoffs
November 11, 2022

The Pikeville Panthers, the defending Class A champions, appear to be marching toward another crown in 2022. The Panthers used a 36-0 first-half explosion Friday and rolled to a 43-8 victory over the visiting Harlan Green Dragons...

Donnie Evans was a standout lineman at Evarts and Eastern Kentucky University. He was recently inducted into the EKU Hall of Fame.
Former Evarts standout selected to EKU Hall of Fame
November 10, 2022

Former Evarts and Eastern Kentucky University football standout Donnie Evans was inducted into the Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 1. Evans, who died a year ago, was a four-year starter on the offensive...

Harlan County guard Ella Karst, pictured in action earlier this season, scored 22 points on Tuesday in the Lady Bears 63-42 victory at Whitley County.
Lady Bears ride fast start to victory at Whitley
December 7, 2022

Harlan County coach Anthony Nolan admitted after a win Monday over Barbourville that he was concerned how his Lady Bears would handle playing on back-to-back nights with a trip...

Harlan senior forward Jaedyn GIst sailed past Hazards Jamal Hazell for two of his 14 points in the Dragons 49-48 win in the WYMT Mountain Classic. Gist hit the game-winning free throw to send Harlan into a semifinal matchup Friday against Breathitt County.
Gist’s free throw sends Dragons past Hazard and into WYMT semifinals
By John Henson, Managing Editor • December 6, 2022

HAZARD — Harlan coach Derrick Akal likes to call Jaedyn Gist his Swiss army knife because he can do just about everything on the basketball court. The five-year member of...

Black Bears down Union in fall ball opener
Black Bears down Union in fall ball opener
August 24, 2022

The Harlan County High School baseball team opened its fall schedule with a 3-0 win Tuesday over visiting Union, Va. Braydon Burton drove in a run with a single. Alex Creech,...

Harlan County sophomore Tristan Cooper delivered a pitch at Clay County in 13th Region Tournament action Tuesday.
Clay capitalizes on walks to defeat HC in regional opener
By John Henson, Managing Editor • May 25, 2022

MANCHESTER — For a young Harlan County squad that features only one senior in its starting lineup, Tuesday’s trip to Clay County for a first-round game in the 13th Region...

Harlan County freshman Kalista Dunn went to the floor to keep the ball alive during 13th Region Tournament action Tuesday at Corbin. Dunn led the Lady Bears with 20 digs and four kills.
Lady Bears fall to Corbin in first round of regional
October 26, 2022

Coming off its first district championship in eight years, the Harlan County Lady Bears fell 25-17, 25-14, 25-10 to Corbin in the first round...

Rosspoints Gunnar Johnson, pictured in action earlier this season, scored 23 points in a win over Wallins on Tuesday.
December 7, 2022

Balanced attack carries Wildcats past Cawood Three Wildcats reached double figures as Evarts edged visiting Cawood 46-44 on Tuesday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball...

November 29, 2022

Cornett leads Rosspoint to victory over Pirates Cole Cornett poured in 23 points to lead Rosspoint to a 65-52 win over Fleming-Neon in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball...

Rosspoints Nathan Barger put up a shot in action Saturday at Bell County against Corbin.
November 20, 2022
Rosspoints Cole Cornett worked his way to the basket in scrimmage action Saturday at Harlan County High School. Cornett scored 12 points Tuesday in Rosspoints win over Black Mountain to open the regular season.
November 15, 2022
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Lady Bears ride fast start to victory at Whitley
Casen Wallace just missed a triple-double in his debut with the Wildcats on Monday night at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky cruises past Howard in season opener
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • November 8, 2022

LEXINGTON (KT) — Kentucky was missing two of its five starters in the season opener Monday night but it didn’t matter. Antonio Reeves...

Kentucky coach John Calipari yelled instructions across court in a scrimmage on Sunday.
Calipari says Cats aren't where they need to be
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • November 2, 2022

LEXINGTON (KT) — Kentucky coach John Calipari admits it could be a “shaky” ride for the Wildcats to open the season. The Wildcats struggled...

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SEC's final week full of holiday cheer
By Shane Shackleford, Contributing Writer • December 6, 2021

Well fans of the Alliance Killer, we have reached the end of the 2021 SEC football season.  A season that was filled with family staples like...

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Week 13 provides fireworks across the SEC
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • November 28, 2021

By no means am I a noted historian about the Pilgrims and Native Americans, but I am fairly certain that when they established the first Thanksgiving...

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Cawood coach Jim Cullivan is pictured on the cover of the Harlan Daily Enterprise football preview in 1986 after earning state coach of the year honors for leading the Trojans to an undefeated regular season in 1985. The Trojans were also unbeaten in the 1982 regular season. Cullivan posted a 66-28 record from 1980 to 1988.
Harlan County High School senior Matt Lewis signed with the University of the Cumberlands on Thursday to continue his golf and academic career at the University of the Cumberlands. Pictured at the signing ceremony are, from left: HCHS golf coach Greg Lewis, Matt Lewis, Jessica Lewis and University of the Cumberlands golf coach Aaron Watkins.
Lewis becomes first HC golfer to continue in college with decision to sign with Cumberlands
By John Henson, Managing Editor • November 20, 2022

As a senior at James A. Cawood High School in 2008, Aaron Watkins became the final golfer at his school to sign a scholarship to play golf in...

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