May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

50 years later, Kingsport track continues to thrill

Kingsport Speedway may be known as “The Concrete Jungle” today, but that concrete surface that it is now known for has not always been the case. In 1965, the speedway opened as a high-banked dirt track. More...

Victory eludes Truex Jr.

Saturday night at Kansas Speedway in the GoBowling 400, Martin Truex Jr. was clearly the class of the field. More...

Gabby’s fishing fever

Region’s lakes now at summer pool

Most of our area lakes are already up to summer pool after all this rain we have been receiving has helped to raise them faster than normal.  Somewhere around Memorial Day is when the lakes normally are at summer pool. More...

Why UK should go to bowl in ’16

Vaught’s Views

After failing to get to a bowl the last two years despite having great chances to do so each year, University of Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops knows many fans are disgruntled and need to see improvements on the field to believe again in the football pro More...

Struttin’ Time:

Stay awake where the ‘big cats’ roam

I keep laughing so hard about our hunting trip out West that I have just about sent myself over the edge. It is now Day Two in the lodge. It is 4 a.m., time to rise and shine. More...

Track team wins medals

Several members of the Letcher County Central High School track team won medals at the Area Nine Championship in Harlan County last week.  More...