Last week, over 260 kids of all ages got the chance to take part in this year’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp featuring former UK Wildcat Jarrod Polson. The camp is free each summer, and is presented by Operation Unite.
With the conclusion of the recent 13th Region championship tournaments at the Corbin Arena, the 2018-19 high school basketball season has officially ended for all of the News Journal’s coverage area teams.
This year’s girls 50th District tournament kicked off at South Laurel High School in London Tuesday evening, while the Lynn Camp boys were in action at Pineville High School in round one of the 2019 51st District tourney.
Regular season district play wrapped up for four coverage area basketball teams Tuesday when Whitley County squared off against crosstown rivals Williamsburg in a girls-boys double header at JB Mountjoy Gymnasium.
Andrew Taylor became the all-time leading scorer in Corbin’s history during his five-year stint playing varsity basketball for Tony Pietrowski’s Redhounds. The question was not “if,” but rather “where” he would end up playing collegiate ball once his high school career was...
On December 29, the Clay County Tigers handed Corbin a 70-59 loss in the championship game of the Redhounds’ own 2018 Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament. On Tuesday, January 8 the Hounds got their revenge, handing Clay their very first loss of the 18-19 season, 69-55.
The following is a collection of the stories and column previewing the 2018 Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament, taking place December 26-29 at Corbin High School. For more on the tourney, including team photos and a complete bracket, be sure to pick up this week’s...