By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor
JACKSON COUNTY — The pairings for the 2013 13th Region Volleyball Tournament were finalized Thursday at the host site, Jackson County High School.
While defending 13th Region Champion Corbin (26-8) has to be one of the favorites to advance to next week’s state tournament, the Whitley County Lady Colonels bring the best record into the tournament with a school record 29 wins on the season.
Jackson County (49th), South Laurel (50th), Whitley County (51st) and Harlan County ( 52nd) come in as the district champions in the tournament, while Corbin, Knox Central, Clay County and Bell County come in as runners up in their respective districts.
The opening round will get underway Saturday when Harlan County (19-8) battles Knox Central (13-10) at 4 p.m.
The second match of the evening will see the host team, Jackson County, face Corbin at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Generals lost to Corbin (3-0) earlier in the season.
Game three Saturday will see 50th District Champion South Laurel and Clay County go at it, while Whitley County and Bell County will close the day in the final match of the opening round at 8:30 p.m.
By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor
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Second Time Around
When all is said and done after the 2014 high school soccer season, a lot of teams will measure their success by wins and losses.
THE WAY IT IS: The times, they are a changing
The times, they are a changing — especially in the Tri-County high school sports scene.
The Tri-County Sports Authority youth football league, which usually fields in the neighborhood of 200 players, is about to get a little more crowded this season.
THE WAY IT IS: Football is in the air in the Tri-County
These cool summer days are reminding me of the cool football Friday nights of September and October, and with that said, these cooler temperatures have me in the mood of writing about things to come for our local football teams in the Tri-County.
It’s never too early to talk about what games will be the big ones for the Tri-County high school football fans to watch this upcoming season. I’ve tried to narrow my list down to 10 games, but honestly, it really wasn’t easy to do — but I did manage to do it.
Let’s just say things should be very entertaining, and interesting, for you the fan this season.
Corbin names Philpot head baseball coach
With just a little over two weeks passed since Rob Ledington announced his resignation as head coach of the Corbin Redhounds’ baseball team, Corbin School officials announced their choice his replacement.
So Far, So Good: North Laurel Coach Chris Larkey pleased with the way his team is looking
By Les Dixon
NORTH LAUREL — Chris Larkey’s North Laurel Jaguar football team is coming off one of its best seasons in program history with hopes of continuing its winning ways this fall.
The Next Step: Jerry Herron's Williamsburg Yellow Jackets have high hopes of winning a state title
By Chris Parsons
WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets came one win away from bringing home the program’s first ever state championship last season, but a 42-0 loss to Mayfield meant a state title wasn’t in the cards.
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