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Announcing the News Journal’s 2019-2020 All-County Basketball Selections

No coverage area team managed to make it past the first round of the 13th Region tournaments this year, but it was still a season full of spectacular performances on the court. Here are the News Journal’s selections for the 2019-2020 All-County teams in boys and girls high school...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020
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Overbey steps down as head basketball coach at Whitley County

Whitley County schools officials have announced the resignation of Boys’ Basketball Coach Jerry Overbey . Overbey’s resignation came Monday after nine seasons of leading the Colonels, who finished the season on Feb. 25 with a 67-52 loss to South Laurel in the first round of the...

South Laurel sweeps at 2020 50th District tournaments

This year’s 50th District basketball tournaments are complete, and the South Laurel Cardinals reign supreme.
Posted On 28 Feb 2020
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Tues. Night Highlights: Feb. 25, 2020

We now know who will be playing for the 2020 50th District championship title later this week in the boys’ bracket…
Posted On 25 Feb 2020
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2020 50th District Tournament Preview

The following is a collection of the stories found inside the News Journal’s 2020 50th District high school basketball tournaments preview special section. The section was included inside the February 19, 2020 print edition… Read this story and more for just $.99...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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Tues. Night Highlights: Jan. 28, 2020

Tuesday was a tough night for Corbin and Whitley County, but Williamsburg Yellow Jacket and South Laurel Cardinal fans were all smiles.
Posted On 28 Jan 2020
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Preview: W’burg facing Glasgow in round one of All ‘A’ state tournament

When the newspaper begins hitting shelves and racks on the morning of January 22, the Williamsburg Lady Jackets basketball team will be just hours away from competing against the Glasgow Scotties in round one of this year’s All “A” state championship tournament at Eastern...
Posted On 21 Jan 2020
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Fri. Night Highlights for 1/10/20: Lady Jackets win All “A” region, more

Friday night was a big one for area high school boys and girls basketball teams…
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Tues. Night Highlights: January 7, 2020

Whitley County hosted a boys-girls double header against Corbin, while the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets went on the road to face Bell County…
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
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TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2019

2019 had its fair share of great sports memories. This week we take a look back at the most talked about events on the field or court from the past 12 months… Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
Posted On 31 Dec 2019
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