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Today's Sports

  • Comer earns 1st place at...

  • Comer earns gold at Flip Fest

     Jordan Comer, of LaFollette, recently competed at the Flip Fest Gymnastics/Trampoline and Power Tumbling competition (with over 1,500 athletes from all over the United States) held at Knoxville. She earned gold medals for her Level 9 floor routine and Level 8 double-mini trampoline performance. Comer also was awarded the silver medal for her Level 8 trampoline routine. Having just returned from The Matrix Winter Classic, a competition held in Huntsville, Ala., she won three gold medals for her performance on the floor, double-mini trampoline and trampoline.   

  • Wooden earns 5th degree black...

  • Owls, Eagles remain in the hunt...

     Five of Campbell County’s middle school basketball teams were in action over the weekend when the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association East Sectional Championships got underway at Sevierville.

  • Largemouth bass are still best...

     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).

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Deadline approaching

    for annual photo contest

    The deadline is just around the corner to submit entries for the Tennessee Wildlife magazine photo contest. All photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing, wildlife native to the Volunteer State, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.

    March 5 is this year’s entry deadline.

  • Lady Cougars move on with 47-44...

     Juniors Shayla Goins and Courtney Morris combined to score 9 of Campbell County’s final 13 points Tuesday night to carry the Lady Cougars to a 47-44 opening round triumph over rival Anderson County in the District 3-AAA Basketball Tournament at Karns.

    The No. 4 seed Lady Cougars advanced to Saturday’s semifinal round to face regular season champion and No. 1 tournament seed Oak Ridge at 4:30 p.m. 

    The loss eliminated Anderson County from further postseason play this year.

  • Blue Devils roll into District 4...

     Jellico High School’s boys got the top prize and top billing in this week’s District 4-A Basketball Tournament at Wartburg.

    Junior forward Cody Malicoat was selected boy’s player of the year after leading the Blue Devils to a No. 1 seeding. Jellico got a first-round bye and will open tournament play on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. against the Oneida/Oakdale winner. The game will be broadcast live on the radio at WLAF 1450 AM and on the Internet at www.1450wlaf.com. 

  • Lady Cougars close out the...

     Campbell County’s girls closed out the regular season Thursday night at Knoxville with a 73-56 rout of District 3-AAA basketball rival Central.

    Junior point guard Courtney Morris scored 11 of her team-high 24 points during a fourth-quarter blitz for the Lady Cougars (11-5 district, 16-9 overall). Campbell County led 36-20 at halftime.

  • Cougars eliminated by Hawks

     Basketball season is over for Campbell County High School’s boys.

    The No. 6 seed Cougars (11-16 overall) rallied back from a double-digit deficit in the second half Monday night, but couldn’t get past No. 9 seed Hardin Valley Academy in the opening round of the District 3-AAA Tournament at Karns.

    Zak Carter made a layup with 4.8 seconds left to lift the Hawks to a 73-72 victory over a team that swept them during the regular season. Carter’s bucket accounted for his only points of the second half.