Harlan County senior running back Demarco Hopkins was honored as the 13th Region Media Network Running Back of the Year. Hopkins rushed for 1,508 yards and scored 21 touchdowns.
Hopkins honored as region's top running back
December 26, 2021

Chris Simpson
Simpson earns spot in officiating crew at state football finals
By John Henson, Managing Editor • December 11, 2021

Like all the high school football teams he sees each Friday as an official, Harlan County native Chris Simpson hoped to one day reach the state football finals. That dream was achieved last month when Simpson received word...

Taylor Lunsford
Taylor Lunsford, HCHS center — Kellie Wilson Law Office Girls Player of the Week
January 16, 2022

Taylor Lunsford, Harlan County’s junior center, was at her best Saturday as the Lady Bears defeated Harlan 73-62. Lunsford hit five of six shots, scoring 13 points and grabbing...

Jonah Swanner hit seven of eight shots in Harlan Countys win at Hilton Head, S.C.
Jonah Swanner, HCHS guard — Kellie Wilson Law Office Boys Player of the Week
January 16, 2022

Harlan County sophomore guard Jonah Swanner was about as close to perfect as you could get last week as the Black Bears earned double-digit wins over Bell County and Harlan. Swanner...

Harlan County Extravaganza opens Monday with four out-of-state teams
Harlan County Extravaganza opens Monday with four out-of-state teams
By John Henson, Managing Editor • December 25, 2021

Traveling out of the county for holiday tournaments has been the norm among local basketball teams for decades. The equation will flip on Monday as the Harlan County Extravaganza...

Harlan County High School graduate Scotty Bailey has been named the new baseball coach at HCHS. Bailey was a four-year starter for the Bears from 2011 to 2014 before going on to play football and baseball at the University of the Cumberlands.
From player to coach, Bailey takes over as leader of HCHS baseball program
By John Henson, Managing Editor • October 21, 2021

When Scotty Bailey arrived at Harlan County High School as a player, he joined a struggling program and quickly helped turn the Black Bears into a regional contender. He hopes...

Harlan County senior Serenity Whitehead went low to make contact with the ball in action from the 52nd District Tournament. Whitehead was named to the all-tournament team at the regional tourney in Jackson County.
Lady Bears fall to Corbin in first round of regional tournament
October 27, 2021

Harlan County was eliminated in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament on Saturday at Jackson County High School, falling 25-10, 25-10...

January 14, 2022

Cottrell scores 26 as Black Mountain edges Cats Reggie Cottrell poured in 26 points as Black Mountain edged Evarts 36-34 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball Thursday. Aiden...

January 11, 2022

Reynolds scores 31 as Evarts defeats Cawood Aidan Reynolds poured in 31 points as Evarts defeated Cawood 48-34 on Tuesday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action. Brady...

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Kentucky hangs on for win over Commodores
Kentucky hangs on for win over Commodores
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • January 12, 2022

It took three attempts but Kentucky got a breakthrough on the road Tuesday night with a 78-66 win over Vanderbilt in Nashville. The Wildcats...

TyTy Washington scored from underneath for Kentucky on Saturday.
Washington passes test, sets school assist mark in win over Georgia
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • January 9, 2022

LEXINGTON (KT) — TyTy Washington’s debut as Kentucky's starting point guard was a memorable one. Washington set a school record with 17...

Shane Shackleford
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...

Shane Shackleford
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...

Photo of the Week
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.
Cumberland eighth-grader Brayden Casolari closed the 2021 season by finishing second in a tournament in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Casolari closes season by placing second in Alabama tourney
January 4, 2022

While the high school golf season ended months ago, Cumberland eighth-grader Brayden Casolari was only getting started. Casolari, one of the...

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