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Today's Sports

  • Jellico girls fall to Grace...

    Destany Creekmore scored a team high 14 points Thursday night for the Jellico High School varsity girls’ basketball team during a 71-29 home loss to Grace Christian Academy.

    Natasha Taylor added six points for the Lady Blue Devils, followed by Rachel Ayers with four, Brittany Kennedy and Courtney Charles two each, and Brittany Vaughn one.

    Lauren Hensley led all scorers with 19 points for Grace Christian. Callie Cox chipped in 16 points for the Lady Rams, while Calynne Pridemore had 10.

  • Jellico making plans to start...

     

     

    Jellico’s leaders have been trying to attract industry to the town, but business isn’t all they want to claim as their own. 

  • Lady Cougars keep on rolling

    Victories keep piling up for the Campbell County High School varsity girls’ basketball team.

    The Lady Cougars won their 12th consecutive game Friday night with a 40-34 district decision over visiting Knox Halls.

    Senior post Shayla Goins turned in a dominating performance with 17 points for Campbell County (8-0 district, 14-4 overall). Goins was so impressive that the Knoxville News-Sentinel nominated her for PrepXtra Girls’ Player of the Week.

  • Cougars drop two in District 3...

    Last week was a tough one for the Campbell County High School varsity boys’ basketball team.

    The Cougars (4-3 district, 11-5 overall), who had won six consecutive games, suffered back-to-back home losses to District 3-AAA rivals Karns and Knox Halls.

    Campbell County led in the second quarter of both games, but the Cougars let their opponents’ come back to take victories.

    The Cougars held a 23-20 advantage Friday night at halftime before Knox Halls made a second half comeback to win 52-47. 

  • Lady Owls, Jacksboro boys get...

    Tuesday night’s middle school varsity basketball games between LaFollette and Jacksboro featured a reversal of fortune for teams that were victorious in a previous matchup this season.

    Host LaFollette won the girls’ game, 32-17, to avenge a seven-point loss at Jacksboro in November.

    Julia Powell led the Lady Owls with 12 points in the rematch, followed by Ashley Whited with eight, Kasi Phillips six, and Kassie Kibler and Bailey Rutherford two each.

  • Youth Baseball coaches will meet...

    Anyone interested in coaching youth baseball or softball in LaFollette, Jacksboro, Caryville or Jellico is invited to a coaches meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Campbell County High School Baseball field house.

    The meeting will include all age groups and feature important updates. For more info, call Brad Collette at (423) 562-8308 or (865) 659-7873.

  • Little League football banquet...

    A football banquet for Cougar Little League football players, coaches and cheerleaders will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Valley View Elementary School.

    Football players need to return all equipment and uniforms. Players will be able to purchase their jersey for $10 cash. Following dinner, trophies will be awarded.

  • Wynn to host 3-on-3 tourney

    A men’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Wynn School. Games will begin at 9 a.m.

    Concessions will be available. For more info or to enter a team, call Don England at 784-2645 and leave a message.

  • Jayvee wins in waning seconds...

    The Campbell County High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against district rival Knox Halls Friday night at John R.W. Brown Gymnasium. 

    Out of school all day because of snow, the Cougars got off to a sluggish start, shooting just 25 percent from the field and falling behind 12-9 after the first quarter. 

    In the second quarter, the Red Devils outscored the Cougars 20-18 to push their lead to 32-27 at the half. 

  • Cougars go inside, outside to...

    Word seems to have gotten around about the recent success of Campbell County High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team.

    Fans packed out John R.W. Brown Gymnasium Friday night to see if the Cougars could defeat District 3-AAA rival Anderson County and extend their winning streak to six games.

    The Cougars didn’t disappoint.