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Work is underway at North Laurel High School’s football/soccer field to prepare it for future installation of what will be its new playing surface — synthetic turf. Heavy equipment was moved in last Wednesday while work began on Friday. The completion date for the installation of the new pla…

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This year, the North Laurel bass fishing team was looking to return a lot of talented student-athletes, and North Laurel Coach Nathan Stewart thought 2020 was going to be a special year for the Jaguars.

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LONDON — North Laurel boys and girls track and field coach Rachel Gaynor expected to see a competitive team this season but with the cancellation of spring sports, the team and coaching staff won’t get a chance to see what the Jaguars could have accomplished this season.

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GEORGETOWN  — Former South Laurel star quarterback Ricky Bowling, 30, has been named head coach of the Great Crossing football program Saturday after spending a year as former Warhawks’ coach Paul Rains’ assistant head coach in 2019.

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LONDON -- With the recent guidelines stating that June 15 will allow for low-touch, outdoor youth sports to resume throughout the state, North Laurel and South Laurel Little Leagues are preparing to offer local youth a full little league season.

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In recognition of its spring student-athletes and Class of 2020 student-athletes, North Laurel High School turned on the lights this past Friday night at the tennis courts, baseball, softball, and football fields for 20 minutes and 20 seconds to honor the 2020 seniors.

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While I'll admit I wasn't one of the over six million viewers to tune into Sunday's NASCAR race, which was the country's first major sport to return to its season during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I have to say, I was certainly impressed.

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LONDON—After receiving pink slips last week stating that their contracts would not be renewed for the 2020-21 school year, Laurel County Superintendent Dr. Doug Bennett confirmed on Wednesday that the non-renewal letters of all high school head coaches has been rescinded.

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South Laurel High School announced 22 student-athletes that will be continuing their academic and athletic careers at various schools at the college level. Attached are senior photos of each student-athlete along with the college they will be attending and the sport they will be participatin…

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Seniors Noah Boggs and Ahmed Khan won’t get to see what could have been in their senior season with the North Laurel Jaguars tennis team due to the cancellation of the season that was brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The North Laurel Lady Jaguars tennis team was going to be packed with seniors this season and Coach Bob Smith was excited to see them compete but unfortunately, seven senior Lady Jaguars won’t be getting to finish out their senior seasons with the North Laurel girls tennis team.

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LONDON — South Laurel seniors Kelsey Dezarn and Kenzie Jervis had hopes of leading the Lady Cardinal softball program to its first 13th Region championship since 2014 this spring but didn’t get the chance due to the COVID-19 pandemic putting an end to the spring sports season in the state be…

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High school baseball in the Tri-County had a lot of good storylines going into its respective seasons with Cody Philpot’s Corbin Redhounds looking to three-peat as 13th Region champions while teams such as Whitley County, North Laurel, South Laurel and Knox Central planned to make some noise…

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“North Laurel High School is proud to announce the signing of eight student-athletes to continue their academic and athletic futures. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we unfortunately cannot hold these signings at North Laurel High School. (Pictured) are great senior photos of each individual a…

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The South Laurel Cardinals were going to be looking at their five seniors to help lead the Cardinals this season.

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We’ve all experienced some kind of drastic change or loss through this COVID-19 pandemic and for our senior student-athletes, the sting from the loss of their senior seasons are still being felt.

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The recent announcement of Little League International’s cancellation of the 2020 World Series and Region Tournaments didn’t come as much of a surprise after seeing sports tournaments and seasons canceled throughout the sports landscape over the past month and a half due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Senior year — it’s what every high school student dreams of and for those high school student-athletes, their senior year is a big one. It’s the year for the seniors to really shine and show off all the hard work they have put in over the years while soaking up every last minute of their tim…

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LONDON — Much like all spring season coaches, North Laurel Coach Doug Gregory is heartbroken for his senior student-athletes who won’t have an opportunity to finish out their final season with the Lady Jaguars.

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After a thorough assessment of the impact the devastating COVID-19 pandemic has had on 6,500 community-based Little League® programs in 84 countries and based upon the direction of governmental and public health authorities, and in consultation with medical professi…

THESE REVISIONS ARE IN PLACE FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 1 to MAY 31.THESE POLICIES WILL BE REVIEWED REGULARLY FOR EXTENSION AFTER THAT PERIOD OR REVISION DURING THAT PERIOD AS NECESSARY AS STATE, FEDERAL AND CDC POLICIES AND DIRECTIVES CHANGERESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF THE CAMPUS OF ANY KHSAA MEMB…

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John Henry Robinson, 76, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Saturday, May 30, 2020. He was the father of Rhonda Robinson. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial at Dunn Cemetery. Visitation 1:30 p.m. until the funeral hour Thursday.

Jack Miller, 68, of London, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at The Heritage in Corbin. He is survived by his siblings, Kathy Miller and Patricia Eubank. There were no services.

Donna M. Hernon, age 62, of London, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. She leaves behind her sister, Deborah M. Hernon of Cape May, NJ; her best friend, Jan Simmons of London, KY, plus a host of other friends and family to mourn her passing.…