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Harlan High School coaches and players led a two-day football camp last week at the HHS field. Coach Eric Perry said 36 campers in grades 3-8 participated. Campers are pictured working through drills with coaches (below) and then gathered for a group photo.
HHS football camp
June 19, 2022

Harlan County High School senior Demarco Hopkins signed with Jacksonville State on Thursday to continue his football career. Joining Hopkins for the signing were his mom, Feliciz Hopkins; father, Perry King; and sisters, Daesha Carr and Dekyia Hopkins. Also shown, standing, from the left, are HCHS athletic director Eugene Farmer, Principal Kathy Napier, HCHS football coach Amos McCreary, Marilyn Williamson, Eddie Creech and Denny Farmer.
Hopkins will continue football career at Jacksonville State
By John Henson, Managing Editor • April 21, 2022

Demarco Hopkins has taken a roundabout path to where he found himself Thursday, signing with Jacksonville State to put himself in position to become the first Harlan County High School football player to compete as a member of...

Harlan forward WIll Austin worked through the Lee County defense in Fridays game in Hyden as part of the Leslie County Summer Classic.
Dragons capture Leslie County Summer Classic
By John Henson, Managing Editor • June 25, 2022

HYDEN — Harlan closed its summer schedule with a pair of dominating performances Friday in the Leslie County Summer Classic. The Green Dragons used their quickness to create...

Harlan guard Jordan Akal, the schools second all-time leading scorer, signed with King College on Wednesday in ceremonies at the school. Akal is pictured with his parents, Shawannah and Derrick, and brother, Jalen.
Harlan standout signs with King University
June 22, 2022

  One of the all-time greats in a long and proud basketball tradition at Harlan High School, Jordan Akal sparked a resurgence of a program that had struggled in recent...

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...

The Harlan All-Stars (ages 11-12) team includes, from left, front row: Zach Boggs, Brodi Brock, Carter Caldwell, Dawson Parker, Myles Jenkins and Tucker Sullivan; back row: coach Michael Sutton, Cameron Brock, Andrew Vance, sssistant coach Jerry Cooper, Win Cooper, Bryson Kelly, and assistant coach Jared Boggs.
Harlan All-Stars
June 26, 2022

The Tri-City All-Stars (ages 11-12) include, from left, front row: Brayan Perez, Elijah Creech, Kyllian Jackson and JD Wilson; middle row: Colbie Clay, Brayden Howard, Carson Clark, Hayden Grace, Byron Shepherd, Bryson Boggs and Hunter Fuson; back row: coaches James Howard, Drew Baldwin and Stephen Creech.
Tri-City All-Stars
June 25, 2022

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Kentucky coach Kyra Elzy (right) hugged associate head coach Niya Butts after Kentucky beat Tennessee in an NCAA college basketball semifinal round game at the womens Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Elzy receives contract extension through 2027
April 5, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky women’s basketball coach Kyra Elzy was rewarded after leading the Wildcats to their first Southeastern Conference...

Oscar Tshiebwe (left) and Sahvir Wheeler are all smiles during Kentuckys press conference.
Cats 'excited, ready' for NCAA opener
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • March 17, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS (KT) — Oscar Tshiebwe was all smiles. So were his teammates on Wednesday. “We are excited,” he said. “I can't wait to...

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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...

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.
Harlan County High School golfer Brayden Casolari finished second in the SNEDS Tour Masters Series event at the Blackthorn Golf Club in Jonesboro, Tenn. He won a tournament near Kingsport earlier in the month.
Casolari wins SNEDS Tour title in Kingsport
June 18, 2022

Harlan County High School freshman Brayden Casolari is in the middle of a busy summer competing against several of the top young golfers in Kentucky...

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