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Harlan High School seniors in football and cheerleading posed for a photograph during media day activities Friday. Cheerleaders included, from left, Hannah Amburgey, Alisha Prince, Lily Dickenson, Emma Eversole and Rachel Amburgey. Football seniors included Jared Eldridge, Jonathan Lewis, Triston Cochran, Cade Middleton, Evan Browning and Andrew Roark.
HHS seniors on media day
August 1, 2021

Harlan junior Hanna Pace worked through a tackling drill at a recent practice session.
As first female football player at HHS, Pace making history while enjoying game
By John Henson, Managing Editor • August 1, 2021

Leaning on the fence outside the Harlan football dressing room, Hanna Pace watched as teammates and coaches walked past during the excitement that usually comes with media day and the first day in uniform just before a new...

The Harlan County Grizzlies won a tournament on Saturday at Carson-Newman University. Team members, from left, include Connor Daniels, Terry Michael Delaney, Hunter Napier Jaycee Carter and Brody Napier.
Grizzlies sweep tourney games at Carson-Newman
July 11, 2021

Featuring several members of next year’s Harlan County High School freshman team, the Harlan County Grizzlies are having a strong summer with seven wins in seven games. Harlan...

The Harlan County Grizzlies won the Bristol Summer Bash on Saturday. Team members, from left, include Brody Napier, Shemar Carr, Terry Michael Delaney, Jaycee Carter, Hunter Napier and Blake Hensley.
Harlan County Grizzlies win Bristol Summer Bash
June 26, 2021

The Harlan County Grizzlies won the eighth-grade division of the Bristol Summer Bash on Saturday by sweeping three games. Brody Napier poured in 17 points as Harlan County won...

Tristan Cooper, pictured in action earlier this season, was on the mound Saturday as the Black Bears fell 9-4 to Knox Central in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament.
Knox Central eliminates HC in regional tourney
June 7, 2021

Knox Central senior Brady Worley avenged a loss at Harlan County two weeks ago as he scattered nine hits in a complete-game effort as the Panthers knocked off the Bears 9-4 on...

Harlan County coach Tim McElyea talked with his team during 52nd District Tournament action last week. McElyea confirmed Saturday he was stepping down as coach after eight season. McElyea led the Lady Bears to five district titles.
McElyea steps down after eight seasons with HCHS softball program
By John Henson, Managing Editor • June 6, 2021

Tim McElyea wasn’t sure he could coach girls when asked to take over the Harlan County softball program at midseason in 2013 when Howard White retired. It didn’t take...

Union College coach Jeremy Wise led a camp for the Harlan County volleyball team earlier this summer.
Union College coach leads camp at HCHS
July 24, 2021

The Harlan County Bulls placed third in the U.S. Amateur National Championships (third-grade division) over the weekend in Knoxville. Team members include Easton Engle, Blake Johnson, Trey Creech, Sam Carmical, Adrian Fields, Carson Sanders, Brycen Saylor, Asher Ewing and Natalie Creech.
Harlan County Bulls take third in national tourney
July 25, 2021

The Harlan County Bulls won three of five games and finished third in the U.S. Amateur National Championships (third-grade division) over the weekend in Knoxville. The Bulls...

The Harlan County Bulls will play in the U.S. Amateur National Championships (third-grade division) this week in Knoxville. Team members include, from left, front row: Easton Engle, Blake Johnson and Trey Creech; back row: Sam Carmical, Adrian Fields, Carson Sanders and Brycen Saylor; not pictured: Asher Ewing and Natalie Creech.
Harlan County Bulls to compete in national tourney
July 21, 2021

A well-traveled group of young basketball players, the Harlan County Bulls will face their toughest test yet this weekend in the U.S. Amateur National Championships (third-grade...

Former Whitesburg and Transylvania basketball standout Bryan Howard talked to participants in the Monday Night Dribbles program last week at the Loyall Elementary School gym. League director Eddie Creech said 25 students participated in the workouts.
Monday Night Dribbles
July 18, 2021
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Josh Paschal talked to reporters prior to an appearance at SEC Media Days last week in Hoover, Alabama.
Paschal looking forward to 'normal season' with Cats
Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • July 27, 2021

LEXINGTON (KT) — Josh Paschal can’t wait to begin his final season at Kentucky.  "I'm looking forward to being back to a normal season,”...

Coach Mark Stoops says Kentucky is on a good path.
Stoops says Cats are on their way to next level
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • July 20, 2021

HOOVER, Alabama (KT) — Mark Stoops is nearing a decade as football coach at the University of Kentucky and remains focused on turning the Wildcats...

Shane Shackleford
Cats figuring it out and finding success, just in the nick of time
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • January 10, 2021

Don’t look now college basketball fans from coast to coast, but the Kentucky Wildcats are figuring this whole basketball thing out.   In...

Shane Shackleford
Cats used tried and true formula to defeat Wolfpack
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • January 2, 2021

Although not pretty by some standards, the Kentucky Wildcats did what they do best in their 23-21 victory over North Carolina State in Saturday’s...

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.
Justin Charles, of Winchester, was the winner of the annual Lynch Invitational Tournament on Sunday. He is pictured with club member Rainbo Johnson.
Charles wins Lynch Invitational
July 30, 2021

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