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Whitley Co. Board of Education recognizes baseball team’s epic state tournament run

The 2021 Whitley County High School Baseball Team did something that no other team in Whitley County history has ever done. It won the region and the first round of the state baseball tournament advancing as far as the Elite Eight where their dream season ended. On Thursday...
Posted On 22 Aug 2021

Lynn Camp High School names Evan Lay as new head baseball coach

Lynn Camp High School now has a new head baseball coach. Evan Lay was introduced as Lynn Camp’s new head coach during a press conference Wednesday afternoon. “I just want to thank God for this opportunity. Without him I would not be here,” Lay said. “I want to continue the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021

Shope reflects back on first 31-win season in WCHS baseball history

The Whitley County Colonels’ baseball season came to an end last Thursday with a 4-2 loss to Lyon County in the KHSAA Elite Eight. The Colonels finished the season with a school record 31 wins against 10 losses that included the first ever 13th Region championship and a win over...

Whitley County Baseball three wins from state title

And then there were eight…baseball teams remaining. Whitley County’s route to a state baseball championship still has some unknowns, but the first step in Lexington is against Lyon County at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The Colonels and Lyons met early in the regular season at McCracken...

PHOTOS: Community rallies to send Whitley County Baseball team to state

Whitley County fans sent the high school baseball team off to the state tournament Wednesday with Colonel pride. Fans lined both sides of the street to cheer on the team who was escorted through the town. The Colonels are three games away from the school’s first baseball...

Whitley County to face Lyon County in state baseball tournament Thursday

And then there were eight…baseball teams remaining. Whitley County High School’s route to a state baseball championship still has some unknowns, but the first step is against Lyon County at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The Colonels and Lyons met early in the regular season at McCracken...

Colonels headed to Lexington after 6-5 win over Raceland

The Whitley County Colonels Baseball team is headed to the elite eight in Lexington. The Colonels defeated Raceland Saturday in the semi-state round at Morehead State University, 6-5. Mason Croley drove in what would prove to the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning....

Whitley County to face 16th Region Champion Raceland in first round of state baseball tournament Saturday

The Whitley County Colonels Baseball team will take the field against the Raceland Rams for the semi-state round of the state tournament at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Morehead State University. The 16th Region Champion Rams are 31-7 after defeating Ashland Blazer 11-1 in five innings...

WCHS Baseball Colonels win first ever 13th Region Title

The Whitley County High School Baseball Team jumped out to an early lead, and never looked back winning their first 13th Region baseball title with a 16-1 victory over Middlesboro Tuesday night. Aided by nine Middlesboro errors, the Colonels put up five runs in the first inning,...
Posted On 09 Jun 2021

Whitley County headed to 13th Region baseball finals

Whitley County’s 13th Region Tournament Semifinal game against Knox Central Monday night looked bleak early, before the Colonels scored eight unanswered runs en route to the 8-5 victory. Colonels’ starting pitcher Bryce Anderson struggled beginning in the second inning, walking...