Bear Tracks

The Harlan County Black Bears celebrated their fourth straight 52nd District Tournament title after edging Harlan 46-43 on Friday.

Black Bears win fourth straight title

John Henson, Bears Tracks Advisor February 25, 2018

MIDDLESBORO — Senior point guard Andrew Creech has known nothing but championships in his four-year run as a member of the Harlan County High School basketball program. He made sure the Black Bears would...

Bill Scott (left) was the coach and Eddie Creech was the star senior point guard when Cumberland won the 13th Region Tournament title in 2003. Both are now teachers at Harlan County High School and reflected on their memories of 14 years ago after HCHS won the school’s first regional title and the first for the county since Cumberland’s championship.

Bears’ title run sparks ‘sweet’ memories

John Henson, Bear Tracks Advisor March 14, 2017

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...

The Harlan County Black Bears are pictured with their championship trophy after defeating Corbin 67-65 on Monday at the Corbin Arena. The 31-3 Bears will play the 10th Region champion on March 15 at Rupp Arena. It was the first regional basketball championship in the nine-year history of Harlan County High School.

Bears earn ‘sweetest’ win in school history

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor March 7, 2017

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...

Bears set sights on regional title

Bears set sights on regional title

By John Henson, Bear Tracks adviser December 1, 2016

A team coming off a 24-win season and two straight 52nd District Tournament titles, the Harlan County Black Bears have painted themselves into something of a corner. With all five starters coming back,...

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