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Today's Sports

  • Looking back at 2011, the year...

    June

    The Lady Cougars went 11-8 during summer team basketball camps at William Blount, Tennessee Tech and Alcoa.

    Jellico High School’s boys went 19-10 while playing a mix of small and large school teams during summer team basketball camps at Maryville College, LMU and  Middle Tennessee State.

    Cheerleader camp at Jacksboro Middle School drew a large crowd.

  • Tourney title makes for a Merry...

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars did their best to give the homestanding Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders a blue Christmas by spoiling the Blue and Gold’s chance at earning back-to-back Smoky Mountain Classic championships with a 63-52 win by the visitors on Friday night.

    “I thought we came out really with no purpose,” said a disappointed G-P girls’ coach Katie Parton, following the 11-point championship loss. 

  • Tourney title makes for a Merry...

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars did their best to give the homestanding Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders a blue Christmas by spoiling the Blue and Gold’s chance at earning back-to-back Smoky Mountain Classic championships with a 63-52 win by the visitors on Friday night.

    “I thought we came out really with no purpose,” said a disappointed G-P girls’ coach Katie Parton, following the 11-point championship loss. 

  • Win streak continues for CCHS...

    Campbell County High School’s girls took no prisoners last week while winning the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg and extending their victory streak to eight.

    Nobody got within double digits of the Lady Cougars (10-4 overall) who went a perfect 4-0 during the basketball tournament with a couple of games being decided by 44 and 33 points.

    Tournament host Gatlinburg-Pittman got the closest during an 11-point loss to Campbell County in Friday’s championship game.

  • Win streak continues for CCHS...

    Campbell County High School’s girls took no prisoners last week while winning the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg and extending their victory streak to eight.

    Nobody got within double digits of the Lady Cougars (10-4 overall) who went a perfect 4-0 during the basketball tournament with a couple of games being decided by 44 and 33 points.

    Tournament host Gatlinburg-Pittman got the closest during an 11-point loss to Campbell County in Friday’s championship game.

  • Campbell County girls selected...

    The Campbell County High School Athletic Department would like to congratulate volleyball players Carrie Brogan and Temre’ Taylor for their accomplishment of making the Phoenix Rising Volleyball roster.

    Phoenix Rising Volleyball is a competitive volleyball travel club for both girls and boys. 

    Based in Knoxville, Phoenix Rising is one of the most successful clubs in the Southeast, winning multiple tournaments across the region. 

    The club was recently featured on the news for its competitiveness and accomplishments. 

  • Malicoat named MVP of Bowman...

    Cody Malicoat was named MVP after the Jellico High School boys’ basketball team won the Bowman Memorial Tournament last week at Lynn Camp, Ky.

    The Blue Devils (2-2 district, overall) defeated Harlan, 64-49; Owsley County, 71-46; and the host team, 74-51 to claim the championship trophy.

    Joining Malicoat on the all-tournament team were Jellico teammates Ethan Shelley, Austin Hunley, Bowlin and Billy Rowe. The Blue Devils have now won four in a row, beginning on Dec. 13 with an important 54-51 district decision at Oliver Springs.

  • Cougars snap skid against Bobcats

    When Tuffy Shoupe implored Campbell County High School boys’ varsity basketball coach Matt Housley to leave him in the game Friday night against Knoxville Central, he got no argument.

    Shoupe rewarded his coach for the vote of confidence. The senior forward scored eight points, grabbed 15 rebounds and made a key defensive stop in the final seconds to lead the Cougars to a 42-41 district victory.

    The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Campbell County (2-2 district, 6-4 overall).

    “Tuffy Shoupe played huge for us,” Housley said.

  • Lady Cougars stay perfect in...

    Courtney Morris scored all but four of her game high 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, in the first half Friday night during Campbell County High School’s 68-47 domination of visiting girls’ basketball rival Knoxville Central.

    The Lady Cougars (4-0 district, 6-4 overall) have won four in a row and six of their last seven games after starting the season 0-3.

    “I was very pleased with the way we played,” Lady Cougars’ coach Ryan Browning said.

  • Jacksboro and LaFollette split...

    There’s never a dull moment when middle school basketball rivals Jacksboro and LaFollette lock horns, and Thursday night was no exception.

    Both games were heavily contested, with Jacksboro’s girls and LaFollette’s boys earning hard-fought victories at Agee Gymnasium.Sharpshooting guard Mackenzie Seiber bombed in a pair of fourth quarter 3-pointers to lead the host Lady Eagles to a 29-22 triumph.