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Williamsburg football game versus Frankfort cancelled

The football game scheduled to take place on Friday, September 11, between the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets and the Frankfort Panthers has been called off.

One WCHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, handful of other players in isolation

Friday, just one day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, it was announced that a football player at Whitley County High School had tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community...

Governor Beshear not overruling KHSAA, fall sports set to begin in two weeks

After last week’s ruling from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association that they would move forward with their plan to begin fall athletics in early September, there was much speculation about whether Gov. Andy Beshear would override the decision during his Monday press...

KHSAA Board of Control votes to stay the course with current plan for fall sports, practices to being Aug. 24

At its Board of Control meeting Thursday morning, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association discussed the possibility of adopting further changes to the 2020 fall sports season. In the end, however, the board voted to keep the current plan in place that would have athletes...

KHSAA approves Sept. 11 start date for football games, Sept. 7 for cross county, soccer and volleyball matches

In a nearly three-hour online board of control meeting Tuesday, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has outlined how school sports should proceed as we enter into the fall season. KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett spoke early on during Tuesday’s meeting saying that he...

Tom Greer speaks publicly for first time as new head coach of Corbin Redhounds football

A reception was held Thursday evening in the Corbin High School cafeteria to officially welcome Tom Greer as the newest head coach of the Redhounds football program. Highlights from Greer’s speech included the following…

Greer named head coach of Corbin High School Football

Former Corbin High School Football Assistant Head Coach Tommy Greer has been named as the new head coach of the Redhounds. Corbin High School Principal John Crawford, who served on the search committee, confirmed the decision Friday. Greer, who stepped away from the team in 2019...

Justin Haddix out as head coach of Corbin Redhounds football, taking over program at Boyle County

In a late breaking story Sunday evening, Justin Haddix has officially announced his resignation as head coach of the Corbin Redhounds football program after six years on the job.

2019 All-County Football Selections

Here are the News Journal’s All-County Most Valuable Player selections for the 2019 high school football season…

Regional championship football game marred in controversy after Paintsville personnel makes contact with Williamsburg player on sideline

Friday’s regional championship football game between the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets and the Paintsville Tigers was a classic, but now many people are wondering what could come of a controversial moment that took place on the sideline between the Yellow Jackets’ star...