Bear Tracks

Lewis brings passion for golf as new HCHS coach

John Henson, Black Bears advisor

August 20, 2019

Greg Lewis grew up as a baseball player, at least until a shoulder injury in college derailed his career. He found golf at that point and has never turned back. Lewis is working to introduce the sport to others as the new golf coach at Harlan County High School. “I fell in love with the game,”...

HCHS Link Crew helps freshmen make transition

HCHS Link Crew helps freshmen make transition

August 14, 2019

Easing the transition from middle school to high school is the focus of the Harlan County High School Link Crew, which began preparations for its fourth year of existence with training last week at the high school. “I’m so excited to be a part of Link Crew this year,” said Ally Alred. “I remember...

Ashley wins season-opening tourney

Ashley wins season-opening tourney

August 14, 2019

Caleb Ashley opened his senior golf season in memorable fashion Monday by winning the season-opening tournament at the Wasioto Winds golf course in Pineville. Ashley shot a three-under par 33 to defeat Bell County’s Andrew Caldwell by four strokes. Middlesboro's Tyler Harris was third with a 38...

Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

October 10, 2018

Cody Hall made a trip into his future this summer. Hall was selected for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar held on the Annapolis, MD, campus for a week in June. “I learned about military discipline and the dedication it takes to be a part of the military,” said Hall. He described his summer...

Harlan County NHS induction

Harlan County NHS induction

October 10, 2018

Harlan County High School held a formal induction ceremony for new members of the National Honor Society on Oct. 3. The National Honor Society is a nationally recognized service organization for those students who have a GPA of 3.5 or better, have had no discipline issues and are not truant. Each member...

Cumberland mural a community effort

Cumberland mural a community effort

September 6, 2018

It was a simple task in theory, yet one that took hundreds of local and visiting artists much of the summer to complete — capturing Harlan County’s beauty in one mural on the side of Buff’s Bows and Gifts in downtown Cumberland. Alexia Ault, the project coordinator for the Southeast Kentucky...

HCHS homecoming candidates

HCHS homecoming candidates

September 6, 2018

Top chefs

Top chefs

August 27, 2018

The Harlan County High School Junior Chef Team of Kieran Chadwick and Selena Moreno and coaches Chasity McCarty and Leilani Kelly are shown with top award received Friday after being named the top team in the 2018 Farm to Chef competition sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. This duo...

HCHS Link Crew ready for new year

HCHS Link Crew ready for new year

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor

August 4, 2018

With a new school year starting soon, members of the third version of the Harlan County High School Link Crew met last week to begin training for their task of helping freshman coming from eight elementary schools around the county make the sometimes difficult transition to high school “My brothers...

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