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Clay County quarterback Tate Rice broke free for a big gain in Mondays game against Harlan County. RIce threw for five touchdowns in the Tigers 40-20 victory.
Rice riddles HCHS defense for five touchdowns to give Clay first win over Bears
By John Henson, Managing Editor • September 28, 2021

MANCHESTER — A matchup against the struggling Harlan County pass defense led to another happy quarterback on Monday at Clay County High School. Continuing a season-long trend, the Black Bears watched wide open receivers...

Sayre quarterback Cole Pennington, who will play his college football at Marshall, threw for a pair of touchdowns on Friday in a 42-0 win over visiting Harlan.
Spartans remain unbeaten by cruising past Harlan
September 24, 2021

    Cole Pennington and the high-powered Sayre offense lived up to its advance billing with a 42-0 win over the visiting Harlan Green Dragons. Pennington, the son of former NFL quarterback and Sayre coach...

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...

Shelby Engle Burton has been named the new softball coach at Harlan County High School. Burton has coached basketball at James A. Cawood Elementary School for the past 14 years. She also coached middle school softball for two years.
Burton takes over as leader of HCHS softball program
By John Henson, Managing Editor • September 20, 2021

The idea that Shelby Engle Burton would eventually coach on the high school level is not at all a surprise. She literally grew up in coaching as her father, Tim Engle, has coached...

Eli Freyer, Baylor Varner and Brody Owens are members of Kentucky Hustle and played in a tournament over the weekend in Charleston, S.C.
Harlan players compete in tourney with Kentucky Hustle
September 8, 2021

Three members of the Harlan Middle School baseball team — eighth-graders Baylor Varner and Brody Owens and seventh-grader Eli Freyer — played in the Palmetto Clash over the...

Harlans Marissa Marlowe went to the net to finish a point against Middlesboro earlier this season. The Lady Bears defeated Middlesboro again on Tuesday and will play host to Bell County on Monday and Harlan County on Tuesday.
HCHS, Harlan suffer losses in Whitley tourney
September 26, 2021

Both Harlan County and Harlan suffered losses over the weekend in the First Priority Lady Colonel Volleyball Classic in Williamsburg. The Lady...

The Harlan Lady Dragons won the 13th Region All A Classic league title on Saturday with a 40-24 victory over Pineville to complete a perfect season.
Lady Dragons rally past Pineville to complete perfect season
By John Henson, Managing Editor • September 25, 2021

Trailing by one at halftime in the championship game of the fifth- and sixth-grade 13th Region All “A” Classic finals, the Harlan Lady Dragons were in danger of losing...

Harlans Adriana Rowe raced down the court in Mondays game against visiting Williamsburg. The Lady Dragons improved to 11-0 with a 23-10 win.
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September 21, 2021

Lady Dragons split doubleheader with Williamsburg Harlan stayed perfect in fifth- and sixth-grade basketball action with a 23-10 win Monday over visiting Williamsburg. Addison...

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Kovosiey Smoke rushed for a yard during the first half of a 16-10 win at South Carolina on Saturday night.
Defense rescues Cats in win at South Carolina
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • September 26, 2021

Mark Stoops will take a win any way he can get them. Even the close ones. For the third time this season and the first time since 1933, the...

Shane Beamer is in his first season as head coach at South Carolina.
Stoops and Beamer carved their own paths to success
By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today • September 22, 2021

LEXINGTON (KT) — Mark Stoops and Shane Beamer took similar footsteps climbing to the top of the coaching tree while in the shadow of their...

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Separation occurring in the SEC
By Shane Shackleford, Sports Columnist • September 26, 2021

Howdy, SEC football crazies.  It’s your sports guy from the sticks, bringing you the wrapup from week four in the Alliance Killer.  The week...

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Time to separate contenders from pretenders
By Shane Shackleford, Contributing Writer • September 19, 2021

After all of the tune-ups and beatings in the Alliance Killer known as the SEC, it’s now time to get down to business and begin the separation...

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.
Harlans AIden Johnson and Middlesboros NIck Cox studied the course during a Pine Mountain Golf Conference match earlier this season.
Middlesboro, HCHS take top two spots in conference meet
September 20, 2021

Middlesboro captured the championship of the Pine Mountain Golf Conference Tournament on Sunday at the Wasioto Winds course with a 349. Harlan...

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