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‘That’s why they play the game’ on display in 13th Region Championship

Among ESPN host Chris Berman’s famous catchphrases is, “That’s why they play the game!” Berman would use it when preparing the audience for highlights of an upset. While the Knox Central Basketball faithful may not agree, to the rest of the 13th Region world, the Panthers’ 78-63...

Lady Colonels opened season 7-0 en route to region tournament

The Whitley County Lady Colonels lost to North Laurel in the opening round of the 13th Region Basketball Tournament last Wednesday, 80-45, ending the season with a 16-11 record. “We had a good start but didn’t end the way we wanted,” said Coach Sean Pigman of the Lady Colonels’...

Redhounds play Monday, Lady Colonels play Wednesday in 13th Region tournaments

The 13th Region Basketball Tournament brackets were set Sunday morning with the blind drawing at The Arena. The Corbin Redhounds, the runner-up in the 50th District, will play 52nd District Champion Harlan at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. The winner will play the winner of the North...

Pigman sees play shown during early season winning streak

The Whitley County Lady Colonels are going to the 13th Region Tournament as the 50th District runner-up. Whitley County lost to South Laurel in the championship game Tuesday night, 65-55. The Lady Colonels defeated Williamsburg in the opening round of the girls 50th District...

January tip off works for high school basketball

COVID–19 has changed the way a number of things work from voting to high school basketball. Because of the pandemic, early and absentee voting was made more widely available. It proved so popular, with voter turnout increasing exponentially in both the 2020 primary and general...

Basketball Preview: 50th district matchups

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50th District tournaments begin Saturday

The Road to Rupp in southeast Kentucky will tip off Saturday as the boys’s and girls 50th District Basketball tournaments begin at Williamsburg High School. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

CMS Redhounds win state title

The year that would not end for the Corbin Middle School Seventh Grade Redhounds, ended on the highest of notes Sunday with a 38-18 win over Clay County to bring home the state championship. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Lady Redhounds get big win at Whitley Co.

The Corbin Lady Redhounds got back got back on the winning track in impressive style Friday night with a 73-64 victory at Whitley County. 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

Redhounds rebound with three straight wins

The Corbin Redhounds rebounded from their three-game losing streak by running off three straight wins over Knox Central, Whitley County and Pineville. On Wednesday, Corbin defeated Knox Central, 77-72. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...