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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Early turnovers prove costly in...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Turnovers caused Jacksboro to fall behind quick against Jefferson on Tuesday night.

    Playing for a spot in the Area 2 AAA championship game, Jacksboro fell short after four straight turnovers to start the game resulted in a 9-0 Jefferson run.

    The Eagles could never recover, as they fell 45-41 in the second round.

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  • Piles of points for the Poteets

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    They both wore the same number, and now, they both belong to the same club.

    Before Tuesday’s matchup with the Powell Panthers, Corey Poteet joined his brother Chris in the Campbell County 1,000-point club.

    On Dec. 17, during the Clinton game, Corey Poteet scored his 1,000th career point for the Campbell County Cougars.

  • Bucket by Byrge brings momentum...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Emily Byrge only had three points in Tuesday night’s game, but there were none bigger.

    During an earlier game in the season, the Campbell County Lady Cougars lost their momentum against Powell in the second half.

    Campbell County gave up 19 turnovers, while only scoring 17 points in the second half.

    However, a key trey by Byrge, followed by an assist for a Kendra King long ball gave the Lady Cougars the momentum they needed for a 40-34 victory Tuesday night.