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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...

Former 13th Region soccer standouts teaming up to offer lessons this summer

The Corbin-Whitley County area has presented Neel Patel and Trey Cima with many great opportunities in the sport of soccer, and this summer they are teaming up to give back with a new venture they are calling Topflite Soccer Training.

With dead period lifted, a new era for Whitley Co soccer finally gets underway

Monday marked the first day that area coaches were able to meet with their teams for in-person practice sessions. With several coronavirus-related restrictions still in place, these sessions were largely focused on strength and conditioning, but regardless of the work being done,...

Fri. Night Highlights: Nov. 8, 2019

It was a very big night for coverage area sports teams Friday…

Continuing Coverage: 49th District Soccer Tournaments

Continue to check back with this post, as it will be updated with results from the 2019 49th District soccer tournaments as they become available…

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Looking ahead at some high school athletic events set to take place in fall 2019

We are now just days away from the start of the fall 2019 high school sports season. It’s one of the busiest times of the entire year, with area cross country, soccer, golf, volleyball and football teams all gearing up to get back into competition.

Two Redhounds, two Lady Hounds sign to play college soccer this week

It was a big week for the Corbin High School soccer program after a total of four players – two Redhounds and two Lady Hounds – signed to continue their athletic careers in college.

Year in Review: The Top 10 Sports Stories of 2018

With so many major championships won by coverage area teams over the past twelve months, the News Journal’s annual year-end list of top sports stories will require a total of ten spots for 2018.