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HCHS students participating in reading program

HCHS students participating in reading program

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor
June 7, 2017 • 85 views
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Able to travel the world with Harry Potter or Edward Cullen while never leaving the Harlan Public Library, Cheyenne Coogle has no trouble explaining why she loves to read and plans to be part of Summer Reading 2017, which opens Thursday at the library. “It’s relaxing and blocks the outside world,...

Bears’ title run sparks ‘sweet’ memories

Bears’ title run sparks ‘sweet’ memories

John Henson, Bear Tracks Advisor
March 14, 2017 • 274 views
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Bill Scott admits it doesn’t usually take much to bring back his favorite March Madness memory, that amazing run of 2003 when the Cumberland Redskins shocked the state by rolling to the school’s first and only 13th Region Tournament title. Those memories were especially sharp last week as Scott...

HCHS targets archery as newest sport

HCHS targets archery as newest sport

Ka'ssee Robinson, Bear Tracks Editor
March 13, 2017 • 256 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Harlan County High School seems to be on target with the latest edition to its athletic program. Following the termination of the school’s original archery program in 2011, numerous students expressed interest to begin a new team. The Harlan County Board of Education, along with the new head coach...

Bears earn ‘sweetest’ win in school history

Bears earn ‘sweetest’ win in school history

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor
March 7, 2017 • 256 views
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase

In a season when the 13th Region is arguably as strong as it’s been since the mid 1990s, the Harlan County Black Bears found a way to win 30 games and still be an underdog, at least in the eyes of the people who handle the rankings that fans around the state spend the season debating. Harlan County...

Lieutenant governor visits HCHS

Lieutenant governor visits HCHS

February 1, 2017 • 347 views
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Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton toured Harlan County High School on Tuesday then presented a challenge to students during a program in the school’s auditorium. “Put on your thinking caps,” said Hampton as she told students about her statewide entrepreneurship challenge. “I find young people to be...

Lady Bears win WYMT Mountain Classic

Lady Bears win WYMT Mountain Classic

January 8, 2017 • 405 views
Filed under Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Three weeks. Three tournaments. Three championships. The Harlan County Lady Bears likely moved themselves into the state’s top 20 and captured the first WYMT Mountain Classic title in county history by rolling past North Laurel 75-54 on Saturday at Perry Central High School. “I’m proud of...

HCHS cheerleaders win WYMT competition

HCHS cheerleaders win WYMT competition

January 8, 2017 • 330 views
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Link Crew members collect food to help needy

Link Crew members collect food to help needy

December 15, 2016 • 426 views
Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Showcase

Harlan County High School Link Crew members did their part to make the Cram the Cruiser Food Drive at the school a success, collecting over 1,100 cans at the school during the Dec. 1-9 drive. “We are excited about the success of the effort and the non-perishable food items that students and faculty...

Blakley crowned HCHS Basketball Sweetheart

Blakley crowned HCHS Basketball Sweetheart

December 13, 2016 • 388 views
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Local students assisting Tennessee fire victims

Local students assisting Tennessee fire victims

December 9, 2016 • 387 views
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The Harlan County High School Chapter of the National Beta Club has donated $1,000 to the fire relief effort in Sevier County, Tenn. The local Beta chapter is working with officials from the Sevier County School District, according to Tina Lawson, HCHS Beta sponsor. Community service is a mission of...

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