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Harlan County running Thomas Jordan broke free in scrimmage action last week against Paintsville at UVA-WIse. All Harlan County players will be introduced on Tuesday in the Meet the Bears program at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium.
Meet the Bears set for Tuesday
August 8, 2022

Team members include, from left, front row: Hunter Clem, R.W. Sanford, Eli Sizemore, Trenton Childers, Malachi Rodriguez, Noah Kirby, Matthew Nunez and Peyton Thompson; second row: Ryley Mefford, Dylan Middleton, Donovan Montanaro, coach Eric Perry, Noah Sharp, Nate Montanaro and Tayquan Vick; third row: Jayden Ward, Will Austin, Connor Witt, Darius Akal, Camryn Hammonds and Shaun Burnette; fourth row: Cameren Maples, Sedrick Washington, Gage Bailey, Brayden Down and Matthew Brock; back row: coaches Joe Bill Baker, Jerry Perry, Robbie Asher, Tyler Stewart and Chris Thompson.
Dragons hope to take next step after down-to-wire playoff losses last two seasons
By John Henson, Managing Editor • August 8, 2022

On the verge of snapping a postseason losing streak that has now reached seven, the Harlan Green Dragons watched their last two seasons end in heartbreak at Pineville. With eight starters coming back on each side of the ball,...

Harlan County junior receiver Jonah Swanner battled for a catch in a 7-on-7 scrimmage Wednesday against visiting Middlesboro. Swanner led the Bears last season with 17 receptions for 413 yards.
Summer scrimmage
July 15, 2022
Harlan County guard Trent Noah is the fourth-ranked junior in Kentucky, according to Prep Hoops. Noah earned all-state honors last season after averaging 28.1 points and 9.9 rebounds per game.
Harlan County's Noah ranked as state’s fourth-best player in Class of 2024
August 3, 2022

Harlan County junior guard Trent Noah is among the early leaders in the chase for the 2024 Mr. Basketball award as the fourth-ranked junior in Kentucky, according to Prep Hoops. Noah,...

Harlan Countys Maddox Huff was recently rated by Prep Hoops as the top point guard in the Class of 2025 and the 11th best player overall.
HC’s Huff ranked as top point guard in Kentucky’s sophomore class
August 1, 2022

An explosive summer performance has pushed Harlan County guard Maddox Huff to a position among the elite players in Kentucky in the Class of 2025. Prep Hoops recently listed Huff...

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...

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Samuel Henson, HCHS - Kellie Wilson Law Office Player of the Week
May 23, 2022

Serving mainly as a pinch-runner early in the season, Harlan County sophomore Samuel Henson eventually worked his way into the lineup as the Black Bears surged late in the year....

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...

LOCAL SPORTS
LOCAL SPORTS
August 7, 2022

Lady Dragons win twice in season-opening panorama The Harlan seventh- and eighth-grade team opened its season Saturday with a pair of victories in a panorama at Page Elementary...

Rosspoints Lauren Lewis raced down the court as James A. Cawoods Abby Elliott gave chase in scrimmage action Saturday at Harlan County High School. Rosspoint won twice in the Harlan County Preseason Panorama.
Rosspoint, Wallins, Black Mountain are winners in 7-8 panorama
By John Henson, Managing Editor • August 6, 2022

It was a day of blowouts Saturday at Harlan County High School in the seventh- and eighth-grade Harlan County Preseason Panorama as Rosspoint won twice and Black Mountain...

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Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey spoke during SEC Media Days on Monday.
SEC remains strong despite changes in college athletics
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • July 18, 2022

The Southeastern Conference is stronger than ever. Commissioner Greg Sankey conveyed that message during the league’s annual football Media...


Oscar Tshiebwe talked to reporters during a press conference Thursday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum.
Tshiebwe focused on leading Wildcats to ninth national title
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • July 7, 2022

LEXINGTON (KT) – Oscar Tshiebwe wanted to change his number, but being turned down didn’t change his goals for the upcoming season. “We...

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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...

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.
The Harlan County High School golf team includes, from left: Brayden Casolari, Cole Cornett, Matt Lewis and Evan Simpson; not pictured: Alex Creech, Parker Short, Ethan Simpson and Caleb Rose.
HCHS golfers ready for breakout season in '22
By John Henson, Managing Editor • August 8, 2022

Coming off perhaps the most successful golf season in school history last fall, the Harlan County Black Bears have even higher expectations this...

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