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Where do our local football teams stand in the district, state?

As we move into week five of the high school football season where do our local teams stand even though no official standings have been released by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. At 4-0, Corbin is rolling along in class 4A. The Redhounds have outscored their...

Some area teams are making noise while others are at a make-or-break point

Though it is still early in their respective seasons, a number of local high school teams are already making some noise, while others have reached the make-or-break point. Coach Tom Greer’s Corbin Redhounds can look in the mirror in a lot of ways to prepare for Friday’s game...

Hounds, Jackets lived up to the preseason hype Friday night

If you didn’t get down to Campbell Field Friday night to see Williamsburg play Oneida and/or Corbin play Christ School in the Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic, then I’m here to tell you, believe the hype. Williamsburg and Corbin were both machines in the demolition of their...

COVID-19 can’t be allowed to shut out high school sports, again

High school golf has teed off, and volleyball, soccer, football and cross country will open their seasons over the next three weeks. Like other areas of Kentucky, and the United States, residents in Whitley County have developed intense loyalties to Corbin, Whitley County and/or...

Indoor soccer could give smaller schools a way to field teams

Every day I am learning something new about high school sports in the area. When I planned for this week’s sports page to feature soccer previews, I planned on how to cover eight teams, the boys and girls’ teams from Corbin, Lynn Camp, Whitley County and Williamsburg. Then I...

Beginning of high school fall sports now just weeks away

In just a few days, high school football across Kentucky will take a big step forward as the players put on the pads and the hitting begins. We are now under a month until the season kicks off with the first games scheduled for Friday, Aug. 20. Whitley County will travel to Perry...

Whitley County Fair needs ‘minivan’ division for 2022 demolition derby

The demolition derby at the Whitley County Fair last week drew a healthy crowd with more than 600 spectators turning out last Thursday night. Go to any fair or similar event and if there is a demolition derby it will be one of the biggest, if the not the biggest draw. There were...

You may know a number of high school sports officials

In addition to Corbin Bass Fishing headed off to the national and world tournament, you will find the first look at the 2021 high school football schedules, college signings by Williamsburg’s Navaeh Warren and Mikkah Siler to play at The University of the Cumberlands, and a story...

Another exciting year for area high school sports is in the books

With the crowning of state champions in baseball and softball, the high school sports season has come to an end. It is time to take a look back at the 2020-21 season that had a number of highs and a few lows. In football, Corbin and Williamsburg were typical Corbin and...

Local baseball, softball needs radio broadcasts

The crowds at high school baseball and softball at Corbin, Whitley County and Williamsburg are good sized, but will not be confused with what the schools draw for football or basketball. And while baseball play-by-play people can find themselves relying on stories of their...