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Sports News 3-28-13

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By Chris Cannon

Middle School Track

The Jacksboro Eagles and the LaFollette Owls track teams will host a meet at Campbell County High School tonight, Thursday, March 28. The meet is slated for 4:30 p.m., as Robertsville, Jefferson, Maryville, Lenoir City and North middle schools will be in attendance.

Jellico High School Softball

The Jellico High School softball team will host Oakdale tonight, Thursday, March 28. The varsity-only contest is slated for 5:30 p.m. On Friday, March 29, the Lady Blue Devils will travel to Wayne County (Ky) for a non-district matchup. The varsity squad will begin at 5:30 p.m., as the junior varsity team will follow. On Monday, April 1, the Lady Blue Devils will travel to Oliver Springs for a District 4-A game that begins at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Oliver Springs will travel to Jellico for a rematch, which is slated for 5 p.m.

Campbell County Baseball

The Campbell County High School baseball team will face off with Gibbs High School tonight, Thursday, March 28. The varsity-only contest will begin at 5 p.m. On Monday, April 1, Campbell County will host a District 3-AAA contest with the Karns Beavers. This will also be a varsity-only game beginning at 6 p.m. On Wednesday, April 3, Campbell County will host Powell. The District 3-AAA matchup will begin at 5 p.m., as the junior varsity squad will play at 7 p.m.

Jellico Middle School Baseball

The Jellico Middle School baseball team will travel to Kings Academy tonight, Thursday, March 28. The game will begin at 5:30 p.m. On Friday, March 29, the Blue Devils will host Cumberland Gap. The contest is to begin at 5 p.m.

Jellico High School Baseball

The Jellico High School baseball team will host Oakdale for a District 4-A game tonight, Thursday, March 28. The contest is slated for 5:30 p.m. On Monday, April 1, Jellico will travel to Oliver Springs for another district game at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday, April 2, Oliver Springs will travel to Jellico for a rematch of Monday’s contest. Tuesday’s game is slated for 5 p.m.

Campbell County Track and Field

The Campbell County track and field team will travel to the Hardin Valley Invitational on Saturday, March 30. The meet is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

Campbell County Middle School Baseball

The Campbell County Middle School baseball team will travel to Oneida on Tuesday, April 2. The varsity squad will begin at 5:30 p.m., as the junior varsity team will follow at 7:30 p.m.

Campbell County Tennis

The Campbell County High School tennis teams have only one match this week. The team will face off with Karns High School on April 2. The meet is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at West Hills in Knoxville.

Katelyn Norman Benefit Fishing Tournament

A fishing tournament to raise funds for Katelyn Norman’s bucket list is scheduled for Saturday, April 6. The tournament will be held at ‘The Graveyard’ and is scheduled to blast off at 7 a.m. Weigh in will be at 2 p.m. The price is $25 per person.

Spring Turkey Season

The Spring Turkey Season is set for March 30 through May 12. Only one bearded turkey per day, with a season limit of four per person. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before legal sunrise until sunset.

Spring Basketball Tournament

The Sixth Annual Ram’s Spring Classic Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Friday and Saturday April 19 and 20. This tournament is for grades fifth through ninth, and it includes both boys and girls. Each team is guaranteed at least three games, as a championship game will also be played. All teams are welcome, and the tournament is to be held at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville. The address is 5914 Beaver Ridge Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37931. For more information, contact Phillip Hester at (865) 207-2352 or by email at hesters1@comcast.net.

Great Smoky Mountains Trout Adventure Camp

The third annual Great Smoky Mountains Trout Adventure Camp for middle school girls and boys will be held June 17 through June 22. The camp will be at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont. It is designed to give kids an appreciation and understanding of the importance of our aquatic resources with an emphasis on conservation, protection and restoration of coldwater ecosystems. They experience fly tying, fly fishing and snorkeling in the Little River, along with some hiking and swimming. Boys and girls ages 12 to 15 old are eligible to apply, and 14 participants will be accepted. Tuition is $472. For more information, see www.tntroutadventure.org.