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Jackets’ season comes to an end with 27-7 loss in state semi-finals

The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets football season came to a grinding halt in the Class A state semi-finals Friday with a 27-7 loss at Kentucky Country Day. “I thought our youth and inexperience showed tonight,” said Coach Jerry Herron, Jr. Herron saw his team miss several...

Local basketball teams begin practice for opening of season on Jan. 4/5

High school basketball fans across the commonwealth will have two more weeks of game action this season. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

High school basketball teams returning to practice on Monday with season to begin January 4

High school basketball fans across the commonwealth will have two more weeks of game action this season. KHSAA officials announced Thursday that two weeks will be added to the end of the season that is scheduled to begin Jan. 4. Teams may begin practice again on Monday. District...

From the cheap seats: A few thoughts as I settle into sports

This week’s edition of The News Journal marks my third week covering sports. It has been an exciting time with high school football in the midst of the playoffs. Being a Wednesday paper, my goal has been not to spend a lot of time recapping the past week’s games. Instead, I try...

Redhounds season comes to end with 28-14 loss at Johnson Central

The Corbin Redhounds football season came to an end last Friday with a 28-14 loss to Johnson Central in the Class 4A playoffs. “This season was good. Unless you are one of the six teams that win at Kroger Field, it doesn’t end the way you want and you are disappointed,” said...

Williamsburg to face Kentucky Country Day in Class A state semifinals matchup on Friday

Finley-Legion Field in Williamsburg was soaked with water last Friday and intermittent rain was only adding to the slop and standing water. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin, Williamsburg would both play in Lexington on Dec. 18 if they reach football state championship games

Local football fans could see a double-header on Dec. 18 at Kroger Field in Lexington, if Corbin and Williamsburg reach their respective state championship games. That is because the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control has scheduled the Class A and Class 4A...

Corbin Redhounds set for matchup against Johnson Central Friday

Coming off of a 41-0 shutout of Knox Central last Friday night to capture the Class 4A District Seven Title, the Corbin Roadhounds will be hitting the road this Friday for a date with the defending 4A State Champion Johnson Central Golden Eagles. Read this story and more for just...

Williamsburg to welcome Nicholas County in Class A region

Friday night’s 49-13 win against Pineville has the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets making their fourth consecutive attempt to be one of the final four in the Class A football playoffs. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Corbin, Williamsburg pick up individual Kentucky Football Coaches Association Awards

Corbin and Williamsburg each picked up  individual honors from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Williamsburg Coach Jerry Herron, Jr. was named the District Eight 2020 Class A Coach of the year, while receiver Gavin Thomas was named the District Eight Class A Player of...