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KRAFTICK NAMED ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT CUMBERLANDS

University of the Cumberlands is pleased to announce Chris Kraftick as the school’s new Athletic Director (AD). In this position, Kraftick is responsible for directing Cumberlands’s 26 athletic teams, 20 head coaches and more than 700 student-athletes.

Mar-Kel goes undefeated en route to 2016 Woodbine Rebels Shootout championship

Last year, the annual Woodbine Rebels Softball Shootout was plagued by bad weather. Tournament manager Jimmy Hendrickson and his crew were able to get all of the games in and crown a champion, but lightning and frequent heavy downpours put things in doubt on a couple of...

UC’S RILEY WINS NAIA INDIVIDUAL NATIONAL TITLE AS WOMEN’S GOLF TEAM EARN TOP 5 FINISH

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women’s Golf team would battle the elements all week as they competed in the 2016 NAIA National Championship Tournament at Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Georgia.

Local teacher continues chasing dreams as a bodybuilder

Last year, a story appeared in the News Journal about Nathan Smith, a local teacher who decided to compete in bodybuilding despite the fact that a medical condition forced him to begin living with a pacemaker in 2010.

Gallery: Corbin Reelin’ Redhounds

Photos taken on Lake Cumberland Sunday, April 10

Reelin’ Redhounds: Brown fishes Bass Pro Southern Open, KHSAA state qualifier set for April 23

Corbin’s Matt Brown traveled to Jasper, AL over the weekend to compete in the 2016 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, placing 20th out of nearly 180 anglers and earning almost $3,000 in cash winnings.

UC Women’s Wrestling Represented at University World Team Trials

The University of the Cumberlands Women’s Wrestling program has shown immense growth since it began in 1998. The program started as an idea by former UC President Dr. Jim Taylor, when he placed an article in former Men’s Wrestling Head Coach Jess Wilder’s mailbox, about a...

UC lacrosse teams begin inaugural seasons with wins

The University of the Cumberlands UC Men’s Lacrosse team opened up their inaugural season on the road in Appalachian Athletic Conference play on Friday, February 19, at Montreat College in Montreat, NC.

In her own words: CHS cheerleader Abbey Norvell talks about becoming a national champion

If you looked inside the News Journal’s February 10 sports section you probably noticed the full-color page congratulating the Corbin High School cheerleading team on recently becoming national champions. The CHS cheer squad won their first-ever national title over the weekend at...

Corbin swimmers showing great potential in year three; Region meet set to take place next week

The Corbin swim team is enjoying continued success in its third year of existence, with several swimmers on track to appear at the KHSAA state championship meet in Louisville later this month.