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Newcomers L-Town take 2016 NIBROC 3-on-3 championship

In 2013 the News Journal’s inaugural NIBROC 3-on-3 basketball tournament featured eight teams. That number jumped up to 18 in year two, followed by 11 teams in year three. This year, the tournament set a new record for participation with a total of 23 teams converging at the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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Corbin’s Andrew Taylor shines at AAU Super Showcase event in Orlando, FL

“Don’t tell people your dreams, show them.” With four D-I college offers under his belt, Corbin High School junior Andrew Taylor is doing just that. Being part of Hoop Dreams, a 16u AAU team, has afforded him the opportunity to showcase his skills on a national level.
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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News Journal’s fourth annual NIBROC 3-on-3 basketball tournament set to take place Aug 13

With summer now in full swing, it won’t be long before the annual NIBROC festival returns once again to downtown Corbin. The yearly celebration always includes several sporting events, and in 2016 the News Journal’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be returning for it’s fourth...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
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Randy Crider named new head coach of W’burg Lady Jackets basketball program

On Tuesday, Randy Crider was introduced as the new varsity girls basketball head coach at Williamsburg High School. A press release from WHS said, “Randy Crider has accepted the position of head girls basketball coach at Williamsburg High School. He becomes the tenth coach in...
Posted On 22 Jun 2016
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Area coaches get the chance to evaluate teams during summer basketball games

Each summer, local high school basketball teams get the opportunity to take the court for a few weeks and compete against other squads in a series of offseason scrimmages. During this time, coaches get the chance to see their respective players in action and consider which areas...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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Breaking Sports – Amanda Vermillion out as head coach of Lady Jackets basketball program

The News Journal has learned that Amanda Vermillion’s contract has not been renewed at Williamsburg Independent Schools for the 2016-17 academic year. This applies to both her position as an elementary school teacher, as well her position as the head coach of the Lady Jackets...
Posted On 12 May 2016
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Gulley signs with University of the Cumberlands for basketball

On Tuesday, May 3, senior Corbin Lady Hound Candice Gulley signed with the University of the Cumberlands women’s basketball program. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Brentley Perry signs with Cumberlands basketball

On Thursday, April 7, the University of the Cumberlands men’s basketball program gained a very talented local player when Barbourville High School senior Brentley Perry signed his letter of intent to become a Patriot this fall.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016
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The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men’s Basketball team went into Saturday’s quarterfinal round of the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament looking for their 2nd berth in school history into the NAIA Fab Four. It...
Posted On 20 Mar 2016
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Patriot Basketball Advances to Quarterfinal Round of NAIA National Championship

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men’s Basketball team continued their pursuit on Friday in the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament as they faced Talladega College (TC) Tornadoes. After a slow start for UC in the first...
Posted On 18 Mar 2016
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