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Today's Sports

  • Cougar fishing casts Dragons...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    All of Campbell County’s intrasquad tournaments finally paid off on Saturday.

    With a trip to Loudoun Lake to face the Clinton Dragons, the Cougars were even more excited than any of their other tournaments.

    Saturday’s outing was the first against a local school for the newly-formed squad.

  • Sports News 3-21-13

    Campbell County Softball

  • Clinton slides past Cougars in...

    ccannon@lafollettpress.com

    Errors proved costly against the Cougars, thwarting their hopes of upsetting their former coach.

    On Monday night, Campbell County saw five errors, as Clinton scored all three of their runs off of errors by the Cougars in their 3-0 loss.

  • Cougar Combine sees big success

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Campbell County went pro style on Monday and Tuesday, as the football team participated in its own combine.

    Mimicking the NFL style workouts, crowds gathered to see the hard work the Cougars have been putting in.

  • Column: Butch Jones making...

    As Derek Dooley puts his mansion up for sale, the new staff at the University of Tennessee is approaching things with a little bit of a twist.

    With their first practices already under their belt, there’s been a few noticeable changes.

    One change has been a simple piece of tape. To some, it may seem insignificant. To first-year head coach Butch Jones, it’s a whole other story.

  • Sports News 3-14-13

    Campbell County Middle School Baseball

    The Campbell County Middle School baseball team will take on Claiborne County tonight, March 14, at Campbell County High School. On Friday, March 15, the Cougars will also host Oneida. On Thursday, the junior varsity team will play at 5:30 p.m., before the varsity at 7 p.m. Friday, the varsity will begin at 5:30 p.m., before the junior varsity at 7 p.m.

    Campbell County Track and Field

  • Chapman continues winning ways

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Kristin Chapman won three state titles in the high jump during her time at Campbell County High School.

    On Friday, she added another honor to her long list of accolades as she took the top spot in the high jump during East Tennessee State University’s Atlantic-Sun Conference championships.

  • Smallmouth top scales at CCHS...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Smallmouth bass were the fish that tipped the scales for two Campbell County High School boats on Saturday morning.

    While Jordan Bruce and Nick Well’s boat didn’t catch the largest fish of the day, their 2.95-pound smallmouth was enough to push them into first position.

    “It was a pretty big weekend,” Wells said. “We were hoping to win one. We got third in the last one, and we couldn’t handle third.”

  • Track begins practice in cold,...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    The track and field teams have began their season in cold and windy conditions on top of the hill at Campbell County High School.

    Although the conditions were dreadful, many were excited to be back on the track.

    “We’re ecstatic,” senior Brandon Long said. “We’re ready to go, and we’re ready to get this season going.”

    “We’re really excited,” Olivia Brown continued. “We’re going to have a lot of fun this year, and we’re excited.”

  • Greene to compete in Australia

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Tyler Greene, Campbell County High School’s record holder in the javelin throw, is looking to take his talents to new areas.

    The senior track and field participant is traveling to Australia this summer in hopes of making his name in the javelin and 300-meter hurdles.

    “That’s a great opportunity for Tyler,” coach Anne Browning said. “To have an opportunity to travel somewhere else and compete against kids from literally all over the world, I think it’ll be a tremendous experience.”