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KHSAA needs more game officials

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association is constantly seeking sports fans, former players, parents whose children have graduated, and other members of the community who want to be involved in the game and the community by suiting up as a sports official. Butch Cope,...

Shope reflects back on first 31-win season in WCHS baseball history

The Whitley County Colonels’ baseball season came to an end last Thursday with a 4-2 loss to Lyon County in the KHSAA Elite Eight. The Colonels finished the season with a school record 31 wins against 10 losses that included the first ever 13th Region championship and a win over...

Whitley County to face Lyon County in state baseball tournament Thursday

And then there were eight…baseball teams remaining. Whitley County High School’s route to a state baseball championship still has some unknowns, but the first step is against Lyon County at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The Colonels and Lyons met early in the regular season at McCracken...

Colonels headed to Lexington after 6-5 win over Raceland

The Whitley County Colonels Baseball team is headed to the elite eight in Lexington. The Colonels defeated Raceland Saturday in the semi-state round at Morehead State University, 6-5. Mason Croley drove in what would prove to the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning....

Corbin Tennis boys’ doubles team of Dylan Koen and Quinn Maguet reach state quarterfinals

The Corbin Tennis Boys’ Doubles team of Dylan Koen and Quinn Maguet has reached the quarterfinals of the state tournament. Koen and Maguet defeated North Oldham’s team of Luke Colson and Samuel Gurevich, 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday morning in the sweet 16. Koen and Maguet’s quarterfinals...

State tennis tournament begins Tuesday morning

The state tennis championships are scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in Lexington. Corbin’s Camden Harris will face Alden Johnson of Ashland Blazer at 8 a.m. Should Harris win, he will face the winner of the match between Clay County’s Tayton Baker and Monroe County’s Brandon...

Twelve local tennis players qualify for state tournament

Twelve local tennis players have earned the right to compete in the state tennis tournament after reaching the semi-finals of the 13th region tournament. In girls’ singles competition, Lindsay Jones, of Corbin, and Victoria Johnson, of Whitley County, qualified. Jones and Johnson...

Shot clock approved for high school basketball

The National Federation of State High School Associations, which is the parent organization of the KHSAA, has authorized the member organizations to approved a shot clock in high school basketball beginning in the 2022-23 season. Following the meeting of the organization’s...

Corbin High School Cheerleaders finish fifth at state

The Corbin High School Cheerleaders finished fifth among the nine schools that competed Friday in the state cheerleading championship, all-girls medium division. Corbin finished the competition with a score of 81.30. Pulaski County took home the title with a score of 92.50.

KHSAA announces change in high school playoff format beginning in 2023

Changes other than district opponents are coming to Kentucky high school football in 2023. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced that the Board of Control voted to return to the pre-2019 playoff format that had teams face sister district opponents in the first...