LEXINGTON — Kentucky has renewed its rivalry with Notre Dame.
This year, the North Laurel bass fishing team was looking to return a lot of talented student-athletes, and North Laurel Coach Nathan Stewart thought 2020 was going to be a special year for the Jaguars.
Today’s story is part of a series of stories the staff of the Sentinel-Echo and Times-Tribune sports departments will be running for the next few weeks from head coaches of football and soccer programs in the Tri-County.
This week, baseball and softball champions were supposed to be crowned in the 13th Region but unfortunately, we won’t get to see that happen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WILLIAMSBURG — The Whitley County Lady Colonels had high expectations entering this spring with many prognosticators picking coach Angela Singleton’s squad to capture their first 13th Region championship since 1996.
WILLIAMSBURG — In normal times, the 13th Region Baseball Tournament would have been played this week but a "new normal" is in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which canceled all spring sports.
Work is underway at North Laurel High School’s football/soccer field to prepare it for future installation of what will be its new playing surface — synthetic turf. Heavy equipment was moved in last Wednesday while work began on Friday. The completion date for the installation of the new pla…
Today's story is part of a series of stories the staff of the Sentinel-Echo and Times-Tribune sports departments will be running for the next few weeks from head coaches of football and soccer programs in the Tri-County.
LEXINGTON -- John Calipari expects things to be different, much different, when players return to campus for voluntary workouts in less than two weeks.
WHITLEY COUNTY — In his first year as head coach, Zach Jacobs had to watch as the 2020 boys and girls track and field season came to an abrupt end before it had even began.
WILLIAMSBURG — Having one of the winningest programs in the NAIA, the University of the Cumberlands Women’s Basketball team is a namesake around the country. The Patriots have compiled 785 wins in the program history, which ranks in the top-20 all-time in the NAIA recorded, and 19 appearance…
CORBIN — This week was supposed to be a time that Cody Philpot’s Corbin Redhounds had a chance to make program history by winning their third 13th Region championship in a row.
LONDON — Though an in-person event cannot be held, the Sixth Annual South Laurel CARDSPY Awards will still be happening this year with a virtual awards ceremony.
LONDON — Eight seniors would have led the South Laurel boys and girls track and field team this season but with the cancellation of the spring sports season, South Laurel Coach Dave Evans is looking back on the dedication of these seniors and what could have been of the 2020 season.
LONDON — North Laurel boys and girls track and field coach Rachel Gaynor expected to see a competitive team this season but with the cancellation of spring sports, the team and coaching staff won’t get a chance to see what the Jaguars could have accomplished this season.
Today’s story is a part of a series of stories the staff of the Sentinel-Echo and Times-Tribune sports departments will be running for the next few weeks from head coaches of football and soccer programs in the Tri-County.
GEORGETOWN — Former South Laurel star quarterback Ricky Bowling, 30, was named head coach of the Great Crossing football program Saturday after spending a year under former Warhawks’ head coach Paul Rains as the assistant head coach in 2019.
LEXINGTON — The Southeastern Conference has given member institutions the green light to allow student-athletes back on campus beginning June 8.
WHITLEY COUNTY — When Caleb Irwin made the move from Georgia's Lassiter High School to Whitley County High School in his senior year, he knew he was facing a big challenge but now, Irwin is about to face the challenge of a lifetime.
LEXINGTON — Recently released numbers from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association illustrate Williamsburg's standing among the elite football programs across the Commonwealth. The Jackets won 90 games in the just-completed decade to tie for the 27th most victories statewide by a varsi…
CORBIN — The 2020 version of the Lynn Camp Wildcat baseball team was set to surprise this spring. The Wildcats were coming off a seven-win season while returning a solid nucleus of talent that was ready to show they were much-improved.
CORBIN — In what would have been her final season as head coach of the Corbin Lady Redhounds, Dana White is having to deal with the reality that the season wasn’t carried out and she didn’t get one last season with her team, even though she believes it was what needed to happen.
WILLIAMSBURG — Whitley County seniors Reece Halcomb, Jordan Richardson, and Victor Zamora saw their high school tennis careers cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling the spring sports season.
WILLIAMSBURG — Josh Patrick’s Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jackets track and field team were primed and ready to defend their regional championship this spring.
LONDON — South Laurel softball coach Carly Mink had high expectations for her Lady Cardinals coming into the 2020 season.
LONDON — With the recent guidelines stating that June 15 will allow for low-touch, outdoor youth sports to resume throughout the state, North Laurel and South Laurel Little Leagues are preparing to offer local youth a full little league season.
Barbourville's Savannah Hoffman recently captured the Kentucky NASP State Middle School Archery Championship.
LEXINGTON — The University of Kentucky announced actions to protect students and ensure the integrity of the nation’s premier collegiate cheerleading program.
In recognition of its spring student-athletes and Class of 2020 student-athletes, North Laurel High School turned on the lights this past Friday night at the tennis courts, baseball, softball, and football fields for 20 minutes and 20 seconds to honor the 2020 seniors.
CORBIN — Corbin boys and girls track coach Tyler Harris has a combined 16 seniors on his two teams, and both groups had high expectations in leading their respective track teams to successful seasons this spring.
While I’ll admit I wasn’t one of the over six million viewers to tune into Sunday’s NASCAR race, which was the country’s first major sport to return to its season during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I have to say, I was certainly impressed.
Former Corbin Redhound and University of Kentucky great Rodger Bird passed away this past Saturday in Henderson, Kentucky at the age of 76.
LEXINGTON -- Joel Justus is gaining respect from his peers as one of the top assistant coaches in the country and he received a big honor Wednesday.
High school softball in the Tri-County had a lot of good storylines going into its respective seasons with many prognosticators picking Angela Singleton’s Whitley County squad as the regional front-runner while teams such as North Laurel, South Laurel, Lynn Camp, and Corbin expected to have …
CORBIN — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Corbin Little League had to make many changes to the timeline for the season as well as the age groups that will and will not play this season.
Former Corbin Redhound and University of Kentucky great Rodger Bird passed away today this past Saturday in Henderson, Kentucky at the age of 76.
WILLIAMSBURG — Six seniors were set to lead the way for the 2020 version of the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets track and field team.
The North Laurel Middle School archery team has been named state champions in the 2020 Kentucky NASP State Championships.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County boys and girls track and field coach Zach Jacobs was just getting to know his seniors when he learned that the track season had been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, something that Jacobs admitted he is still having trouble coming to terms with.
The No. 2 nationally-ranked Kentucky Warriors traveled to Alabama in March just ahead of the nationwide shutdown and pandemic of COVID-19. The Warriors dominated every team in two separate divisions to bring home the South Youth Basketball League (SYBL) kickoff championship.
LONDON — Four South Laurel Cardinals will be making their new homes in Barbourville as they have all committed to continuing their baseball and academic careers at Union College.
WILLIAMSBURG — Mark White was named Whitley County’s new boys varsity basketball coach on Tuesday, replacing former coach Jerry Overbey.
CORBIN — Marc Estep admitted he was excited to see how things would go during his first year as Lynn Camp’s track coach, especially with seniors Mathew Disney and Josh Broughton ready to lead the way.
CORBIN — The Corbin Redhound tennis team was looking to continue its dominance this season by capturing its 20th straight 13th Region championship while seniors Alex Byrley and Grant Morton were both ready to contribute to Corbin’s success this season.
This Week's Circulars
William Thomas "Tom" Collins Jr., age 59, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. He was an avid outdoor and gun enthusiast and enjoyed going to gun shows. Tom was preceded in death by his Father, William "Bill" Collins Sr; and Son, Johnathan Cod…
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