http://www.lafollettepress.com/sports/rss.xml en No drama this time: Cougars rout Clinton http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/no-drama-time-cougars-rout-clinton <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/webclinton_at_cchs_football_1.jpg" alt="Campbell County’s Patrick Strunk rushes in a touchdown in the game versus Clinton on Friday." title="Campbell County’s Patrick Strunk rushes in a touchdown in the game versus Clinton on Friday." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> As the Cougars poured on 21 points in the third quarter to take a commanding 35-0 lead over Clinton on Friday night, it felt like a statement win.</p> Greenback hands Jellico first loss http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/greenback-hands-jellico-first-loss <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tony_smith_greenback.jpg" alt="Jellico QB Tony Smith rushes in the game at Greenback on Friday." title="Jellico QB Tony Smith rushes in the game at Greenback on Friday." align="left" hspace="6" width="96" height="85" /><p> County middle school football teams all lose http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/county-middle-school-football-teams-all-lose <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jellico_middle-tka_2.jpg" alt="Jellico Middle QB Kenny Webb rushes against The King’s Academy." title="Jellico Middle QB Kenny Webb rushes against The King’s Academy." align="left" hspace="6" width="93" height="85" /><p> On homecoming night last Thursday, the Jellico Middle football team struggled and could not stop The King&rsquo;s Academy, with TKA winning 52-14.</p> Lady Cougars sweep Central volleyball http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/lady-cougars-sweep-central-volleyball <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cchs_at_central_volleyball_1.jpg" alt="Emily Ward goes for a spike at Central on Monday night." title="Emily Ward goes for a spike at Central on Monday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> KNOXVILLE &mdash; Last year when the Campbell County Lady Cougars volleyball team&rsquo;s season ended, the team on the other side of the net was Knoxville Central.</p> Lady Cougars soccer team gets come-from-behind win over AC http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/lady-cougars-soccer-team-gets-come-behind-win-over-ac <p> Talk about an ending to a rivalry game.</p> Jellico High School’s volleyball team splits Kentucky matches http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/jellico-high-school%E2%80%99s-volleyball-team-splits-kentucky-matches <p> WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. &mdash; The Jellico Lady Blue Devils volleyball team played a pair of Kentucky teams this week, picking up a win and a loss.</p> Local sports figures discuss Kaepernick controversy http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/local-sports-figures-discuss-kaepernick-controversy <p> San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has stirred up controversy with a protest in which he kneels during the national anthem played before the game.</p> TSSAA decides on new pitch-count rule for baseball http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/tssaa-decides-new-pitch-count-rule-baseball <p> Last month, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Board of Control approved the new pitch-count rule for high school and middle school baseball in the state of Tennessee.</p>