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Whitley County boys game against Knox Central cancelled because of COVID-19 exposure

The Whitley County boys basketball game against Knox Central has been cancelled. The game had been scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. at Whitley County High School. Superintendent John Siler said the game has been cancelled because of COVID–19, which has forced the team and...

Whitley County High School tabs UC’s Zeke Eier as its new head football coach

Whitley County High School (WCHS) announced the selection of its new head football coach Wednesday afternoon. University of the Cumberlands assistant coach Zeke Eier has been selected as the new WCHS head football coach, the high school announced Wednesday afternoon on its...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021

Whitley County High School begins search for new football coach

The search for a new head football coach at Whitley County High School has begun. Athletic Director Bryan Stewart said the vacancy created when Coach Jep Irwin resigned to take the job at South Laurel has been posted on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association website....

Whitley County High School looking for new head football coach

Whitley County High School is looking for a new head football coach. Jep Irwin, who has served as head coach of the Colonels for the past two seasons, has resigned. Published reports indicate that he is leaving Whitley County to take over as head coach at South Laurel High School...
Posted On 30 Dec 2020

Whitley County JROTC receives NRA grant to purchase competition air rifles

Thanks to a grant from The National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation and Friends of the NRA, the Whitley County High School JROTC received a grant totaling about $5,000 to purchase air rifles, target systems, and the equipment required to charge air rifles. “This new equipment...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Photo Gallery: Veterans Day Salute…

Whitley County JROTC cadets held a ceremony in honor of Veterans Day last Wednesday in the Lawson Gymnasium. Above, cadets participate in the flag-folding ceremony. Left, the cadets stand at attention. (Photos by Scott Powell)
Posted On 18 Nov 2020
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The Colonels Players presents, ‘An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe’

There is a saying in show business that, “The show must go on.” While COVID–19 has kept Whitley County High School students from attending in-person classes, The Colonel Players have been preparing for their first show of the year, “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe,” to go on...

Suicide prevention horseback ride, event in memory of Whitley County teen to be held Saturday

A unique memorial event for a Whitley County student who took her own life in 2018 will take place Saturday in Williamsburg. The suicide prevention ride, hosted by Bethany’s Hope, will take place at Patrick’s Point River Camp on River Road. The event, which will begin at 10 a.m.,...

One WCHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, handful of other players in isolation

Friday, just one day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, it was announced that a football player at Whitley County High School had tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020
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Breaking News: Whitley County High School football player tests positive for COVID-19

One day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, a Whitley County High School football player has tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community informed, we want to share that the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020
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