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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

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  • Seiber's Saver

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Michael Jordan couldn’t have done it better himself.

    The Jacksboro Eagles found themselves down, 27-25, with only 3.7 seconds and a full-court length to go.

    MaKenzie Seiber took the ball, finding a path down the far sideline.

    From two-feet behind the half-court line, Seiber heaved the ball at the goal, banking it squarely off the backboard and into the hoop.

    Pandemonium erupted.

  • Jacksboro 'can do all...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

    The Jacksboro Lady Eagles used Philippians 4:13 as its motto on Thursday night and came away with a 42-39 come-from-behind victory over cross-town rival LaFollette.

  • Farris' big third quarter...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Max Farris found 10 points in last Thursday’s game, all of them coming in the third quarter.

    Farris’ rally led the Jacksboro Eagles to a big win on eighth grade night, avenging an earlier loss to the Owls, as they took the cross-town game, 36-27.

  • Chadwell takes over Charleston...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Campbell County native, Jamey Chadwell, is living out his dream, as he recently took a Division I coaching job.

    Chadwell, who played football at Jacksboro Middle School, took over the program at Charleston Southern University. He is only the third head coach in the program’s history.

  • New scorer's table at John...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Campbell County High School unveiled its new scorer’s table during Tuesday’s games against the Halls Red Devils.

    The new table is a newer model than what the school had, complete with padding that covers the front of the table.

    “I think that the athletes really appreciate it,” Athletic Director Sherry Chapman said. “Most of the schools are going to the padded tables. We’re just excited to finally get one. Hopefully, it’ll last a long time.”

  • Halls sweeps Campbell County in...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    The Campbell County Cougars and Lady Cougars didn’t have the best night on Tuesday.

    Following a week off due to weather, Campbell County returned to action on Tuesday night against District 3-AAA foe Halls.

    Halls took both match-ups, dousing the girls with a 49-30 loss, before the Red Devils took down the boys, 59-51.

    The Cougars led for nearly the entire game, taking a 24-20 lead into the halftime locker room.