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Today's Sports

  • Paquette claims Cove Lake 5K...

    Max Paquette led a field of over 300 runners on June 26 for the 11th annual running of the Cove Lake 5K.

    The 25-year-old Paquette won the title with a time of 16 minutes, 24 seconds.

    Rounding out the top 10 was Matt Spocker (16:54), Jefferson Day (16:56), Bradley Adams (17:13), Robert Burkhart (18:18), Skyler Winchester (18:27), Gregory Cooper (18:29), Kathy Wolski (18:35), Dayne Deavours (18:39) and Patrick Hanlon (18:40).

  • Sports Calendar

    Soccer sign-ups

    Sign-ups for the Campbell County Soccer Association fall league will be held at Walmart on July 17 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A tryout for the middle school girl’s team will be held July 19, 20 and 22.

    Baseball camp

  • CCHS boy’s basketball...

    For a team that lost a pair of double-digit scorers and rebounders, the Campbell County High School boys didn’t look half bad during the recent Belmont University Team Basketball Camp.

    The Cougars won 6 out of 10 games against some pretty stiff competition. Campbell County opened the camp with victories over Antioch and Harpeth before narrowly losing to Brentwood by three points.

    “The game against Brentwood was our best effort of the day”, said Cougars’ coach Barry Jones.

  • CCHS volleyball players hone...

    Campbell County High School is ramping up its volleyball program with a pair of summer camps.

    Kara Clemenz, head volleyball coach at the University of the Cumberlands, directed a camp for the Lady Cougars earlier this week.

    The Lady Cougars are also scheduled to attend a team camp July 26-28 at Carson-Newman College.

    “I’m real excited about all that the girls picked up today. They are showing some good enthusiasm,” said Campbell County coach David Seals, following Monday’s camp session at CCHS.

  • Dunaway Legals conclude baseball...

    After winning their opening all-star game vs. Harrogate by a 14-12 count, the Dunaway Legals faced Maryville at Maryville and Eagleton at CCHS. With his three big guns — Noah Vibbert, Andrew Evans and Tate McGhee — unable to pitch due to pitch-count rules, Coach Jim Lane went with Kaleb Jarrett as his starter. He was followed by Adam Markley and Jacob Monday.

  • Cougars glad to have Nelson back

    Nobody is happier to see Lucas Nelson back on the basketball court than Barry Jones, the boy’s varsity coach at Campbell County High School.

    Nelson, a rising senior who took the past year off from basketball, is a perfect fit for the run-and-gun style of play that that Jones adopted from college coaching legends Paul Westhead and Nolan Richardson.

    “He brings a lot to the table,” said Jones.

  • Blue Devils fare well at summer...

    With four starting positions to fill, Mike Reynolds, the boy’s basketball coach at Jellico High School, got a chance to evaluate talent during three summer camps.

    Considering their losses, the Blue Devils didn’t look half bad in camps at Fulton, the University of the Cumberlands and Georgetown University. Jellico finished its summer schedule with a respectable 15-10 overall record.

    “I never like to read too much into records during the summer, but it’s good for the kids to play against teams like these,” said Reynolds.

  • On the fast track to fun

    The Knoxville Track Club Summer Youth Track Program has grown by leaps and bounds at the site hosted by Campbell County High School.

    This is the fifth year that CCHS has hosted biweekly practice sessions, and participation numbers keep climbing.

  • Lady Cougars’...

    Replacing a pair of 1,000-point career scorers will be of paramount importance this year for the Campbell County High School girl’s basketball team.

    Gone is Jessica Moore, an NCAA Division I college basketball signee, and Candice Seiber, both of which led a balanced attack in which eight players scored at least 100 points during the season.

  • LaFollette school hosts martial...

    The Academy of Martial Arts, located at LaFollette Fitness Center, hosted a tournament competition on Saturday, May 22. Students from martial arts schools in Tennessee and Kentucky competed in the event. The all-day tournament included kata, weapons, point fighting, sport jujitsu and grappling events. Competitors ranged in age from 8 years old through adult.  

    Senior instructor Larry Bostic was extremely pleased with his competition teams performance.