Hunter Blevins lost his helmet making a tackle in last week
Bears will travel to Anderson for non-district tilt
By John Henson, Managing Editor • October 29, 2020

In this crazy 2020 football season dominated by teams being forced to work around the coronavirus pandemic, both Harlan County and Harlan had to make last-minute schedule changes for this week when both of their opponents had...

Harlan County running back Demarco Hopkins picked up yardage in Friday
Commodores rally in second half for first win over HC
October 25, 2020

Harlan County led in both yardage and penalties on Friday in a 16-8 loss at Perry Central, the first loss in HCHS history against the Commodores. The 1-5 Black Bears rolled up 240 yards of rushing and 50 yards in passing for...

Former Harlan County High School star Blair Green is entering her junior season at the University of Kentucky.
Green ready for junior season with Wildcats
By Jamie Vaught, Sports Columnist • October 27, 2020

Blair Green has been a very productive member of the University of Kentucky women’s basketball program for the past two years. A versatile athlete with a high basketball IQ,...

Morgan Blakley
Walsh stresses consistency as Union opens season
By Noah Hughes, Union College • October 15, 2020

BARBOURVILLE – After a season of broken records and a conference title, the 2020-21 Union College women's basketball team is ready to run it back in a year that is sure to be...

Cawood won its first and only regional baseball title in 1982, defeating Hazard in the 14th Region Tournament finals. The Trojans defeated Johnson Central in the sectional before falling a game short of the state final four with a loss to Middlesboro. Cawood High School Principal Josh Hensley is pictured presenting the championship trophy to coach Basil Mills. Other team members pictured include William Hatfield, David Hensley, Robbie Burns,  Jimmy Gross, Gregg Osborne, John Stepp, Buddy Howard Tracy Blanton, Eddie Hampton, Keith Hensley and Jack Hampton.
County sports history - Trojans win regional title
August 13, 2020

Harlan County freshman Shawn Carroll is a member of the Canes Kentucky 14-and-under team this summer.
Carroll playing with Canes Kentucky squad
August 4, 2020

Harlan County High School freshman Shawn Carroll has enjoyed a busy summer of baseball as a member of the Canes Kentucky 14-and-under team in Lexington. Carroll has spent most...

Harlan County
Lady Bears fall to North in first round of regional
October 28, 2020

Harlan County’s volleyball season ended Tuesday in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament at Bell County High School with 25-8,...

Black Mountain
Cottrell leads Black Mountain to overtime win
October 29, 2020

Chelsea Cottrell scored 27 points, including the game-winning basket in the closing seconds of overtime, as Black Mountain edged Evarts 41-40 on Thursday in seventh- and eighth-grade...

Davis leads Trojanettes past Cumberland
October 27, 2020

James A. Cawood’s Leah Davis continued her strong start in this coronavirus delayed season as she scored 17 points in the Trojanettes’ 44-7 rout of Cumberland on Monday...

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Kentucky quarterback and Auburn transfer Joey Gatewood will make his start for the Wildcats Saturday against No. 5 Georgia.
Stoops expects Gatewood to play well in first start with Cats
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • October 29, 2020

LEXINGTON (KT) — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops is expecting good things from Joey Gatewood when he makes his first start at quarterback...

Kentucky coach John Calipari is hopeful the season can get under way as planned next month.
Calipari hoping Cats can play a full season
October 26, 2020

LEXINGTON (KT) — John Calipari isn’t sure what’s going to happen beyond Thanksgiving weekend. “We don’t run this,” Calipari said...

Shane Shackleford
Cats will have a hard time keeping up with Georgia
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • October 27, 2020

Happy Halloween. But with 2020 having the look of a B-rate horror film that seems to have no end, hasn’t it been Halloween long enough? Discuss.   It...

Shane Shackleford
Cats' offensive woes spell defeat in loss to Missouri
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • October 24, 2020

Coming off a program altering win at Tennessee and facing SEC East favorite Georgia next Saturday, the opportunity for the Kentucky Wildcats...

Photo of the Day
Wendell Wheeler, the second football coach in James A. Cawood High School history, died last week. Wheeler is pictured talking with all-state quarterback Tim Saylor, who was later the superintendent of the Harlan County School District. The Trojans posted a 5-4-1 record in 1969, the first winning season in school history. Wheeler coached the Trojans for four years and was a teacher for 27 years before his retirement.
Harlan County
Clay captures Region 10 golf championship
September 29, 2020

The high school golf season came to an end for local teams on Monday in the Region 10 Tournament at the Eagles’ Nest Country Club in Somerset. Clay...

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