Bear Tracks

Lady Bears headed to Sweet 16

The Harlan County Lady Bears after pictured with their championship trophy after capturing the 13th Region Tournament title for the first time with a 78-51 win over North Laurel.

March 4, 2018

CORBIN — After five regional championship disappointments, including the last two years, the Harlan County Lady Bears were taking no chances Saturday against North Laurel. Harlan County (28-2) dominated from start to finish and owned every significant statistical category in rolling to a 78-51...

Lady Bears rout Harlan in district finals

The Harlan County Lady Bears are pictured with their championship trophy after defeating Harlan in the 52nd District Tournament finals.

John Henson, Bears Tracks Advisor

February 25, 2018

MIDDLESBORO — In a season of record-breaking domination in the 52nd District, the Harlan County Lady Bears set one more record in winning their second straight 52nd District Tournament title on Thursday at Middlesboro HIgh School. Harlan County (25-2) took control ln the second quarter on the way...

Lady Bears win WYMT Mountain Classic

The Harlan County Lady Bears are pictured with their championship trophy and banner after winning the WYMT Mountain Classic title, the first in county history. Team members include, from left, front row: Morgan Blakley, Phebe McHargue, K.K. Johnson and Dixie Ewing; back row: Rebecca Middleton, Macie Napier, Hannay Gaw, Lainey Cox, Kaylea Gross, Shelby McDaniel, Blair Green, Breann Turner, Morgan Napier, Brooklyn Wood and Emily Long.

January 8, 2017

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...

Lady Bears ready to take next step

Lady Bears ready to take next step

By John Henson, Bear Tracks adviser

December 1, 2016

All signs seem to indicate the Harlan County Lady Bears are close to taking the final step in reaching the top of the 13th Region. After suffering through the worst season in school history in 2015, the Lady Bears bounced back nicely last year with a 23-9 record and a trip to the 13th Region Tournament...

Green chooses UK

Green chooses UK

John Henson, Bear Tracks adviser

September 9, 2016

For thousands of high school basketball players across the commonwealth, the dream is to one day play for the University of Kentucky. Blair Green will live that dream, starting in the fall of 2018. Green, a junior at Harlan County High School who is among the top ranked players in the nation in...

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