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Williams, former UK and Middlesboro standout, takes over as Harlan football coach
April 26, 2024

Harlan High School officials took their time filling the vacant football head coaching position, and they feel the choice was worth the wait. Former Middlesboro and University of Kentucky standout Brian Williams was introduced...

Bell County running back Daniel Thomas was selected as Kentuckys Mr. Football for the 2023 season on Saturday. He ran for 3,817 yards this season and scored a state record 54 rushing touchdowns with 373 points.
Bell's Thomas named Kentucky's Mr. Football
December 9, 2023

In a historic season that will be etched in the annals of Kentucky high school football, Daniel Thomas has emerged as the undisputed star, earning the prestigious title of Mr. Kentucky Football. His exceptional performance on...

Harlan guard Emma Owens signed recently with Southwest Virginia Community College to continue her academic and athletic career. Owens is pictured with her parents, Chuck and Jo, and her brothers, Brody and Xander.
Owens will continue basketball career at Southwest Virginia
By John Henson, Managing Editor • May 18, 2024

With a freshman at point guard in 2021 and numerous other young players in key spots, the Harlan Lady Dragons posted an 8-15 mark. As Emma Owens grew in her role, the Lady Dragons...

Harlan County guard brought the ball down the court against Lyon Countys Travis Perry in the state championship game last month. Both Noah and Perry, the states top two players in the Class of 2024, will play at the University of Kentucky next season.
Noah makes it official as he announces his plans to play at the University of Kentucky
By John Henson, Managing Editor • May 8, 2024

One day after announcing that he had been granted a release from his National Letter of Intent with the South Carolina Gamecocks, Harlan County all-state guard Trent Noah made...

Harlans Chris Rouse slid home with a run in the second inning on a double by Brody Owens. The Dragons built a 7-0 lead on the way to a 7-5 victory over Bell County.
Dragons off late Bell rally to win 52nd District championship
May 22, 2024

While history will show the Harlan Green Dragons broke a nine-year drought between 52nd District Tournament championships on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, coach Lee Freyer knows the...

The Harlan Green Dragons captured the 52nd District Tournament title on Tuesday with a 7-5 win over Bell County.
Harlan wins 52nd District title
May 22, 2024

Victoria Day became the first Harlan County High School student to sign with a college in wrestling as she signed with the University of the Cumberlands on Thursday in a ceremony at the school. Pictured with Day, from left, are HCHS Principal Kathy Napier, athletic director Eugene Farmer, Lesley Bryant, Carl Bennett, Holly Wright, Emily Bryant and Blake Johnson.
Day signs with Cumberlands to join college's wrestling program
May 17, 2024

Harlan County High School senior Victoria Day made history on Thursday as the first HCHS wrestler to sign with a college program with her decision...

The Harlan Lady Dragons won the middle school conference tournament over the weekend with wins over Lynn Camp, Bell County and Harlan County. Team members include, from left, front row: Ryleigh Goins, Jordyn Shackleford, Taylor Glenn, Adelynn Burgan, Shaedyn Crow, Daria Lee and Addison Campbell; middle row: Zion Hardaway, Chrissy Saylor, Priscilla Stewart and Arianna Raleigh; back row: coaches Noah Lewis and Courtney Lewis, Addyson Patton, Harmonee Mills, Brookelyn Farley, Karrie Gregg, Lacey Lemarr and coach Scott Lewis.
Lady Dragons win middle school conference championship
May 5, 2024

The Harlan Lady Dragons saved their best softball of the season for the end, closing with a six-game winning streak that included three victories over the weekend at Bell...

Harlans Adelynn Burgan pitched a perfect game as the Lady Dragons defeated Middlesboro 15-0 on Monday.
April 29, 2024

Lady Dragons close regular season with win over HC As the top two seeds into this weekend’s middle school league tournament, Harlan County and Harlan squared off for...

Harlans Taylor Glenn beat the throw to Harlan County third baseman Raegan Landa in middle school action Thursday. Landa had an RBI triple in the Lady Bears 4-1 win. Glenn had a hit for the Lady Dragons.
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Dragons off late Bell rally to win 52nd District championship
Former JACHS star inducted into Vanderbilt Hall of Fame
Former JACHS star inducted into Vanderbilt Hall of Fame
March 3, 2024

Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee announced 14 new inductees into the Vanderbilt...

Former Harlan all-stater Jordan Brock placed the Tennessee Tech logo into position as the Ohio Valley Conference champions after a win  Saturdady over Little Rock in the tournament finals. Maaliya Owens (11), the daughter of former Cumberland standout Monica Owens, also joined in the celebration after she joined the schools 1,000-point club during the game.
Harlan County connection helps Tech earn trip to NCAA Tournament
By Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information • March 4, 2023

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Tennessee Tech's season is not over yet – far from it. For the first time in 23 years, the Golden Eagles are heading back...

John Henson
From The Sidelines: If this is a dream, let me sleep a little more
By John Henson, Managing Editor • March 24, 2024

Like finding yourself in an episode from the Twilight Zone, I started to wonder this week if what I was watching happen at Rupp Arena could really...

Billy Hicks, pictured as the coach at Corbin in the 1990s, set the state record for coaching wins in his career at Evarts, Harlan, Corbin and Scott County.
Hicks provided "Dad-Burned" lessons for all he coached
By John Bryson, Contributing Writer • December 10, 2023

The year was 1984. I was sitting in the TGI Fridays on Nicholasville Road in Lexington with Luther Kirklin, his son Sean and my Dad, Dr. Jerry...

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.
HC tennis teams split with Bell
HC tennis teams split with Bell
April 23, 2024

  The Harlan County girls suffered their first loss of the season on Friday at Bell as the Lady Cats rolled to an 8-1 victory. The Harlan...

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