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Corbin joins Whitley County and Williamsburg in canceling athletic contests for the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 4

An announcement was made late Sunday evening that Williamsburg Independent Schools would be canceling all athletic contests for the following week. On Monday, Whitley County Schools and Corbin Independent Schools announced their decisions to do the same.

Williamsburg cornhole player Nate Stevens turns pro

Recently, Williamsburg’s Nate Stevens and partner Billy Burnette (Barbourville) traveled to South Carolina for the American Cornhole League’s World Championships.

Whitley Co. Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced for 2020

Whitley County Schools is happy to announce this year’s inductees into the Colonel Athletic Hall of Fame:

Local cornhole duo making waves nationally, set to make jump to pro division later this year

Nate Stevens of Williamsburg and Billy Burnette of Barbourville have won regional and conference titles in the advanced division of the American Cornhole League (ACL) this season. They placed third in a national competition in Florida this past January, and were on their way to...

KHSAA Board of Control meeting Thursday eliminates normal dead period, sets guidelines for month of June

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control held an online meeting Thursday afternoon where board members discussed, at length, the possibilities for the resumption of school sports activities in the month of June.

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...

NIBROC SPORTS: Stevens, Messer complete six-year journey to become NIBROC cornhole tourney champs

Persistence finally paid off for the local duo of Nate Stevens and Colson Messer last Friday night, as they took home first place in the News Journal’s Annual NIBROC cornhole tournament in downtown Corbin.

MAKING AN IMPACT: W’burg archer Mason Manning aims for greatness and hits the mark as leader of local club archery team

Mason Manning is a soon-to-be senior at Williamsburg High School. Sports fans in the area may know him best for his time spent wearing a Yellow Jacket basketball or baseball uniform, but he has actually achieved the highest level of success as a member of the local Impact club...

Calipari Satellite Camp latest youth sports camp to be announced for this summer

On Tuesday, the Corbin Arena announced that Coach John Calipari and the University of Kentucky Wildcats will be hosting a one-day satellite camp on June 11.