Showing the balance and versatility that could make them one of the 13th Region's most improved teams, the Harlan County Black Bears rolled past visiting Pineville 77-53 on Monday in the Southeastern Kentucky Conference Panorama.
The competition and the pressure will pick up quite a bit when the Harlan County Lady Bears begin their season, officially, on Monday against 13th Region heavyweight Clay County.
LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky began this month one game from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2010 and now the Wildcats' are trying to avoid a fourth consecutive losing season.
Green Dragons win 3-OTgame over Williamsburg
The Eastern Kentucky University football team learned Sunday morning it earned one of 13 at-large bids to the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS playoffs. The Colonels will host Missouri Valley Football Conference foe Indiana State in the first round this...
LEXINGTON (AP) — For the second time in three games, top-ranked Kentucky demonstrated how dominant it can be when it plays tight defense.
The first session of the Black Bears Shootout on Nov. 15 gave every indication that this year's county seventh- and eighth-grade race is up for grabs as Cawood survived three competitive games to win the tournament.
A six-minute stretch without points early proved to be the difference Friday for the Harlan Green Dragons in a Southeastern Kentucky Conference Panorama matchup against visiting Knox Central.
If anyone should know what it's like going into a season on a team with as much talent as the Kentucky Wildcats possess now, it's Tony Delk.
Last week was rough as there were lots of upsets so, thanks to Pittsburgh on Monday night, I managed to salvage an even record at 7-7. That leaves the picks record this season at 103-57 for a .644 average. I won't be happy with it until I can...
Simmons, Wilder leadSkins to win over CatsXavier Simmons poured in 22 points and Jonathan Wilder added 12 as Cumberland edged visiting Evarts 41-39 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Thursday.
Balanced attack liftsCawood past JACESThree Comets reached double figures as Cawood ran its win streak to six with a 55-40 win Thursday over visiting James A. Cawood
From hearing the Kentucky basketball fans celebrate the Wildcats' blowout win Tuesday over Kansas it makes me wonder what's the point of going through the formality of playing the rest of the season.
LEXINGTON (AP) — Whether top-ranked Kentucky could beat the NBA's winless Philadelphia 76ers isn't the point for a squad looking strong enough to beat everybody else in college basketball.
One of the oldest controversies dogging the NFL reared its head again this week as agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration took a close look at the documentation and procedures of at least three teams following their road games...
Black Bear Madnessset for Friday at HCHSThe Harlan County High School boys and girls basketball seasons will begin Friday with Black Bear Madness at Harlan County High School.
The first regular-season college basketball poll did not look a whole lot different than The Associated Press preseason Top 25: A few teams swapped places, and the one that lost dropped out.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky and Duke looked like championship contenders Tuesday night. Kansas and Michigan State showed they've still got a long way to go.
Cawood stays hotwith win over Cats
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.
The local basketball season will open over the next few days with the Southeastern Kentucky Conference panoramas at various locations around the region.
LEXINGTON — Has Mark Stoops lost this Kentucky football team?After a 5-1 start, the Wildcats now 5-6 heading into an open week before they close the season at Louisville in a must-win situation to get bowl eligible.
LEXINGTON (AP) — For 20 minutes Buffalo staggered No. 1 Kentucky with the smashmouth aggression that coach John Calipari wanted for his young, talented team.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One month after it seemingly couldn't have found the end zone with a compass, Tennessee is scoring virtually at will.Consider it the Joshua Dobbs effect.
If the first week of the regular season is any indication, picking a favorite for this year's county seventh- and eighth-grade championship isn't going to be easy.
The NFL finishes off Week 11 with what looks to be some really strong, competitive and interesting contests in Phoenix, Green Bay and Indianapolis.
WILLIAMSBURG — Perhaps someone, somewhere will be able to stop the explosive Williamsburg offense before the Yellow Jackets can win their first state championship in three weeks.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops sees a number of similarities between his team and Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The emergence of quarterback Joshua Dobbs is helping Tennessee's young offensive line show signs of growth.
The 2013-14 college basketball season was known as the year of the freshman. With the likes of one-and-doners like Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Aaron Gordon, it lived up to the billing, too.
1. 'Blue Platoons' have been remarkably balanced: Using the two-platoon system that features the Harrison twins, Alex Poythress, Karl-Anthony Towns and Willie Cauley-Stein on the first unit and Tyler Ulis, Devin Booker,...
Let's hope they've got all that out of their system now!
Even though he has prepared for some very good teams in his 22-year run as the Harlan football coach, J.B. Donahue hasn't seen many as dominating as the the 2014 Williamsburg Yellow Jackets, who his Green Dragons face Friday in the second round...
Black Mountain slips pastCawood in season opener
LEXINGTON — Georgetown College coach Scott Briggs was so impressed with Kentucky's play Sunday when the Wildcats beat his team 121-52 that he said after the game not only could John Calipari's team go undefeated, but he suggested UK...
LOUISVILLE (AP) — Louisville quarterback Will Gardner is out for the rest of the season after injuring his left knee during Saturday's 38-19 victory at Boston College.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky and Tennessee have taken different directions to reach similar points.
Simmons sends Skinsto victory over HCCSXavier Simmons scored as time expired to give Cumberland a 35-34 win Monday over Harlan County Christian School.Simmons scored 19 to lead the Redskins.
LEXINGTON – Georgetown College was no match for top-ranked Kentucky.
Ledford, Huff leadDragons to sweepKilian Ledford scored 16 points as Harlan (2-0) overpowered visiting Pineville 47-17 on Thursday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.
Week 10 means everyone's now past the halfway point. It's all downhill from here on out, and beginning to roll much faster.
Looking to end a three-game skid, the University of Kentucky football team returns home to Commonwealth Stadium for the final time in 2014 to play host to No. 17 Georgia at noon on Saturday.
Normally a basketball strategy, a little game of keep away proved to be a successful approach for the Harlan Green Dragons on Friday in the first half of their Class A playoff game against visiting Berea.
Coming off his team's worst performance of the season, Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops hinted that Monday's film review of the Wildcats' 20-10 loss at Missouri might test the layers of paint in the Nutter Center conference...
Tanner Morris vowed he wouldn't play through another 2-9 season with the Harlan Green Dragons as he looked ahead to the 2014 campaign.
It's not very often that Cleveland and Cincinnati get to take center stage in the NFL, but this week the Battle of Ohio gets to take the first bow.
J.B. Donahue will take a walk down Central Street any day over a drive to central Kentucky for a first-round playoff game.
The last time the Harlan County Black Bears saw Pulaski County on the football field there were lots of smiles and hugs and high fives when it was over. Harlan County won the 2012 Region 4 title by downing Pulaski 46-12, the third straight win over...
Harlan's Mason Miller will be making his third trip and Harlan County's Steven Engle will be making his first when the state cross country meet opens Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops isn't happy that his team's sixth victory has suddenly become elusive.