Today's News

  • Sexton earns volleyball scholarship

    Sydney Sexton came to Campbell County High as a member of the school’s inaugural class of volleyball players.

    Four years later, she’s leaving as the Lady Cougars’ first-ever college volleyball scholarship signee.

    Sexton, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter made it official earlier this week when she put her signature on a letter-of-intent to play for the University of the Cumberlands at nearby Williamsburg, Ky. The signing ceremony was held at noon Tuesday in the high school library, with several family members and coaches in attendance.

  • Campbell County trio qualifies for state meet

    If you were a Campbell County High School track and field athlete competing in Thursday’s Section 1-AAA championships at Oak Ridge, odds were almost 50/50 that you would advance to the state Class AAA meet next week at Murfreesboro.

    Nearly half of the CCHS athletes who went to sectionals also qualified for state as one of the top four performers in their respective events.

    As has been the case all season long, it was the Young brothers, both seniors, leading the charge for the Cougars.

  • Cougars to scrimmage 3A state champs

    Campbell County High School's football team will host defending Class 3A state champion Knoxville Catholic for a scrimmage on Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. The scrimmage will be held on the game field at L. Hope Dossett Stadium, weather permitting. The Cougars are coming off back-to-back appearances in the Class 5A state playoffs. The Irish finished last season with a perfect 15-0 record.

  • Football fundraiser tourney set

    The annual Campbell County Football Fundraiser Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 at The Greens at Deerfield.

    The proceeds of this tournament will go to the CCHS Football Program.

    There will be no lunch served. This is strictly a fundraising event.

    Entry fee is $75 per player or $300 per team. Range balls are included. Appropriate attire is expected, soft spikes only. The format will be a four-person swat, best ball.

    Registration will be at 12:30 p.m. on May 27. Starting time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

  • White tops Orange, 24-18, in LMS spring game

    Quarterback Tyler Stickels ran for a touchdown and passed for another Tuesday afternoon to lead the White team to a 24-18 victory over the Orange in LaFollette Middle School’s spring intrasquad football game.

    Stickels got the White on the scoreboard first. Chris Stone tied it up for the Orange with the first of his three TDs.

  • Scrimmaging the big boys

    Rebuilding is a word that Dewayne Wells would like to eliminate from the Campbell County High School football vocabulary.

    So, instead of scheduling an opponent of equal or lesser ability for a spring scrimmage, the Cougars’ head coach decided to see what his returning players could do against defending Class 3A state champion Knoxville Catholic.

    Campbell County concluded nearly two weeks of spring practice by hosting the Irish on Thursday afternoon at L. Hope Dossett Stadium.

  • Middle school athletes wrap up track season at sectional meet

    Several Campbell County middle school track and field athletes concluded an outstanding season during the recent sectional championships held hosted by Clinton.

    Jacksboro Middle had two event winners: Ethan Simpson in boy’s long jump (18-0) and Micheala Smith in girl’s discus (75-11).

    Ethan Miller finished second in boy’s discus to LaFollette’s Rusty Provins, who was crowned sectional champion after a school-record throw of 142 feet.

  • Legals even baseball series with Caryville rival Eagle Tire

     The official schedule lists 10 baseball games for the Dave Dunaway Legals: five games vs. Lake City and five more vs. Eagle Tire, which are considered most important since they officially decide the Caryville Dixie Youth 11-12 championship.

    The Legals won the first game against Eagle Tire, 19-5. The two teams split the next two games.

    The May 1 contest is now known as the “mud bowl.” Torrential rains left the field in horrid conditions.

  • Soccer gains foothold on Jacksboro campus

    The Jacksboro Eagles made a very successful debut this year while competing in the Smoky Mountain Middle School Boy’s Soccer League.

    Jacksboro won nearly half the games (6-8) it played, beginning with an 8-2 victory over West Valley on April 25 in the team’s very first game.

    Seventh-grader Benton Merritt and sixth-grader Olivia Brown scored three goals each during the contest,

  • Guy Davis to play at Louie Bluie Festival

    With an already hot musical lineup planned for this year’s Louie Bluie Festival, acoustic Bluesman Guy Davis, “singer of songs and teller of tales” is going to heat it up a little more by playing songs from his most recent album.

    Davis grew up hearing stories of rural southern life from his parents and grandparents.  The past truly inspired and paved way the for Davis’ musical career, as it was these stories and the southern speech of his grandmother that inspired him.