Designed to benefit both aspiring athletes and the local community, the fourth annual “Passing for a Purpose” quarterback/wide receiver camp will be held at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium on the Harlan County High School campus on May 30,...
The 13th Region Tennis Tournament kicked off in high style at Harlan County High School on Friday, as the area's top singles and doubles players squared off in the first round.
Henson's 2-hitterlifts Patriots to win
Kylie Noah came to the plate five times Tuesday at Red Bird and scored five times, leading a 16-hit attack as Harlan pummeled the Lady Cardinals 30-0 in a three-inning game.
The Harlan County tennis teams have had a busy week in the countdown to the 13th Region Tournament, as they hosted Bell County on Monday and Clay County on Tuesday. The boys won both matches, while the girls split the two.
Riding a four-game losing streak with five players away on their senior trip, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets looked like a prime upset suspect Thursday at Harlan.
With Tia King and Haley Blakley combining for six hits and nine RBIs, the Harlan County Lady Bears continued their recent offensive explosion in a 20-9 win Wednesday at Claiborne, Tenn.
In a nine-game winning streak, the Harlan County Black Bears recorded several impressive victories as they slowly established themselves as one of the 13th Region's best teams.
Kacie Russell continues to make her case as the 13th Region's best newcomer of 2015, showing off her power at the plate and on the mound in leading Harlan County to a 16-0 win Tuesday at Bell County.
Picking a player to receive the traditional game ball was such a difficult job Wednesday for Harlan coach Robbie Burns after the Green Dragons' hard fought 7-6 win over visiting Bell County that he decided not to choose.
Madison Noe may have been just a little too fast for her own good in the sixth inning of Monday's district clash against visiting Bell County.
Destinee Jenkins and Kacie Russell each pitched one-hit shutouts and Harlan County exploded for 28 runs in a doubleheader sweep of visiting Pineville on Monday as the Lady Bears won 15-0 in three innings in the first game and 13-0 in five innings in...
Zach Doss picked the perfect time to break out of a mini-slump that had extended through his first three at bats Tuesday against visiting Knott Central.
When they were struggling through a five-game losing streak recently, coach Russell Melton and the Leslie County Eagles didn't have to look far to identify their biggest problem. The Eagles averaged just over two runs per game in their five-game...
The Harlan County RAP second- and third-grade team has participated in several tournaments in Kentucky and Tennessee. The team will close its season on Saturday at Harlan County High School with a one-day shootout. Team members include, from left,...
Photos by Kim Creech
The Harlan County boys tennis team traveled to Barbourville on Friday and avenged a season-opening loss, as the Black Bears beat the Tigers 7-2 the second time around.
Gage Burkhart worked the Harlan County Black Bears out of trouble from the mound in the top of the seventh inning, then won it at the plate in the bottom of the inning as the Bears clinched the top seed in next month's 52nd District Tournament...
Leslie County rolled to championships in both the boys and girls divisions at the Leslie Open on Tuesday in Hyden.
A four-run sixth inning proved to be the difference as Harlan rallied for a 6-3 win Thursday at Williamsburg.
MIDDLESBORO — No team in the 13th Region has lost more quality pitching over the past two seasons than the Harlan County Black Bears, which meant the big question going into the 2015 season centered around whether sophomore lefthander Jared...
Three weeks of spring football for the Harlan County Black will conclude Friday with a spring game at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium.
Price's 1-hitter sendsPatriots past Harlan
With a five-day break since they last played and a showdown coming up Friday at Middlesboro, the Harlan County Black Bears were in need of a game.
An error and another misplayed ball opened the door for the Middlesboro Lady Jackets to score five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to tie Thursday's game against Harlan County. MHS added two runs in the sixth and held for a 7-6 win in...
Nothing in the 13th Region spells trouble quite like seeing Jake Brock standing at first base.
Harlan County scored six runs in the first two innings and went on to claim a 6-3 win over visiting Perry Central in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday at HCHS. The Lady Bears opened the day with a 9-1 win over Bell County.
Coming off a 1-0 win over Bell County on Friday that saw Tyler Yoakum pitch a no-hitter, the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets got a taste of their own medicine in Tuesday's All “A” sectional.
A schedule that afforded them few breaks through the first month of the season was finally kind to the Harlan Lady Dragons on Tuesday.
After losing a heartbreaker to a district rival at home on Monday, the Harlan County Lady Bears made sure history didn't repeat itself a day later.
The Williamsburg girls and Corbin boys were winners Saturday in the Southeastern Kentucky Conference track meet at the University of the Cumberlands.
Bouncing back from a 12-0 loss to northern Kentucky power Notre Dame in their opening game Saturday at Corbin, the Harlan County Lady Bears used a six-run fifth inning to down Corbin 10-4.
The Harlan girls swept past North Laurel 9-0 on Saturday at the South Laurel courts in London.The Harlan boys fell 3-6 as the Dragons' record dropped to 5-2.
When he first joined the Harlan County baseball program five years ago, Sawyer Fields was best known as the younger brother of HCHS star Braxton Fields, who went on to play at Georgetown College after four years as the Bears' shortstop. The...
As with many good pitchers, Harlan County's Jared Sizemore tends to get better the longer he's on the mound, so if you're going to get him you probably should do it early.
A seven-run first inning put Harlan County in control Friday at Harlan and the Lady Bears coasted from there as Destinee Jenkins was in control on the mound and Kacie Russell played home run derby at the plate on the way to a 9-3 win.
With an experienced line returning and a stable of running backs expected to share the carries, the Harlan Green Dragons like their chances of a big season in 2015.
In an effort to make sure he isn't caught short-handed next season, John Calipari has reached out to a fifth-year graduate student and a junior college player.
Warming up for district games against Harlan County on Friday and Saturday, the Harlan Green Dragons pounded out 15 hits in an 8-4 win Thursday over visiting Barbourville.
While the rain kept them from playing for a week, the Harlan County Lady Bears had to spend way too much time reflecting on their worst performance of the season, a 5-2 loss to Knox Central last Thursday.
Chance Brown hit his third home run of the season, a two-run blast in the seventh inning, to lift the visiting Harlan County Black Bears to a 5-4 win Monday at Knott Central.
Limited to only five hits and three runs in their last two games, the Harlan Lady Dragons were a team in need of an offensive explosion.
James-Ryan Howard, 8, of Cumberland, placed second in the KTM Junior Supercross Challenge held March 28 in St. Louis, Mo. The challenge is a very prestigious race in which over 8,000 applications are received weekly for KTM Junior SX challenge race...
The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets held on for a 7-4 win over Harlan on Saturday in a game marked by missed opportunities for both teams.
An error that led to three unearned runs in the fourth inning proved to be the difference as the Harlan Lady Dragons fell 4-2 at Pineville.
The Leslie County girls and Whitley County boys were winners Friday in the Black Bears Invitational at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium.
Football, it has been said, is a numbers game.First-year Harlan County coach Eddie Creech and his Black Bears plan to test that theory this fall.
A season that had been surprisingly good through the opening month turned ugly Thursday for the Harlan County Lady Bears.
As a freshman basketball player at Cawood High School, Darrell Wilson was less than a minute away from a trip to the state tournament when his Trojans led Clay County in the closing seconds of the 1986 regional finals.