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Today's Sports

  • Fishing conditions tough on...

     The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Jan. 18 was 1,000.15 feet. Extremely cold weather has cooled the water surface to the point of freezing in most of the protected coves and in the channels far upstream.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Wildlife commission 

    meets today at Nashville

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its first meeting of the year Jan. 20-21 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Region II Ray Bell Building in the Ellington Agricultural Center at Nashville.

  • Litton has Campbell boys on a...

     Nick Litton is getting much of the credit for Campbell County’s recent success on the basketball court.

    The 6-foot-4 junior forward scored a combined 66 points and pulled down 28 rebounds while leading the Cougars (3-4 district, 9-8 overall) on a 3-game district winning streak the past couple of weeks.

    Litton’s stellar play has not gone unnoticed. Earlier this week, the Knoxville News-Sentinel named him PrepXtra Boy’s High School Basketball Player of the Week.

  • Evans named MVP of Border Bowl

     Keenan Evans capped a memorable high school football career with an MVP performance Saturday in the 4th annual National Guard Border Bowl at the University of the Cumberlands.

    The Campbell County High School senior defensive tackle earned three awards after dominating the line of scrimmage for Team Tennessee during a 28-18 victory over Team Kentucky.

  • Lady Cougars stumble in district...

     Once unbeaten in district play, Campbell County’s girls suffered back-to-back league losses last week to the Hardin Valley Academy and Knox Halls.

    The Lady Cougars (5-2 district, 10-6 overall) now trail both those teams in the District 3-AAA standings.

    Campbell County’s first district loss came Thursday night at HVA after having not played since Jan. 4 because of snow. The Lady Cougars fell, 53-46, after leading by one at halftime.

  • Evans set to make second all-...

    Defensive star Keenan Evans will be making his second all-star appearance when he suits up Saturday for Team Tennessee in the 4th annual Border Bowl.
    Kick-off is set for high noon at James H. Taylor, II Stadium on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky. The game is a matchup of some of the best high school seniors from the states of Tennessee and Kentucky.

  • Owls flog Jefferson in district...

    Roston Letner spearheaded LaFollette Middle School’s 40-27 rout Thursday night of visiting district boy’s basketball rival Oak Ridge-Jefferson.
    Letner, a point guard, led all scorers with 14 points for the Owls (8-4 overall).

  • Malicoat, Devils defeat...

    Cody Malicoat scored 27 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds last week to lead the Jellico High School boy’s basketball team past Coalfield, 71-64, for a regular season sweep of the Yellowjackets.
    Lee England chipped in 12 points for the Blue Devils, followed by Michael Smith with 11 points and 10 rebounds, Ethan Shelley 8 points, Dustin Smiddy 7, Brent Ayers 4 and Devin Oakes 2.
    Cody Hill paced Coalfield with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

  • Jacksboro Middle sweeps rival...

    Jacksboro Middle swept a varsity basketball doubleheader from rival LaFollette last week.
    The Lady Eagles won going away, 46-16, as Krista Williams shot the lights out with a game-high 15 points. Whitney Williamson and Courtney Charles chipped in 7 each for Jacksboro; while Olivia Brown, McKenzie Seiber and Aubrey Cahill had 5 each; McKayla Smith and Riley Oakes 1 each.

  • In spite of frigid weather, bass...

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).
    The lake level on Tuesday, Jan. 11 was 1,001.53 and falling.
    Cold rain and snow runoff are cooling the lake as the water is drawn through the reservoir. Surface temperatures range from the 30s in the headwaters to the 40s on the lower end of the lake. On cold mornings, some of the coves on the upper half of the lake were frozen over.