Local Sports

March 14, 2014

Black, Smith inducted into 12th Region Hall of Fame

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Two Laurel County residents have been inducted into the 12th Region Hall of Fame.

JR Smith and Mike Black were inducted into the contributor’s category of the HOF, which also features a players category and coaches category. The 12th Region Hall of Fame was started in 2004 and is a part of the 12th Region Boys’ Basketball Coaches Association, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Individuals are nominated and voted on by 12th Region schools.

Smith has been a supporter of 12th Region basketball for 15 years at South Laurel, Garrard County and North Laurel, and has provided such things as meals to players. Smith has also served as scorekeeper for both Garrard County and North Laurel.

Black has been named the 12th Region Official of the Year several times, and has refereed 19 district tournaments, 15 regional tournaments, nine regional championship games and four state tournament games. Black recently retired from officiating.

Text Only
Local Sports
AP Video
Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results