Today's Sports

  • Wheelin’ Sportsmen Hunt set...

      A couple of Campbell County sportsman’s groups are working hard to make sure that handicapped hunters also have a chance to enjoy the great outdoors.

    The Campbell Outdoor Recreation Association (CORA) and Pine Mountain Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are hosting the 7th annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Hunt on Saturday, April 30 at the farms of Terry Lewis and Ron Cunningham in Campbell County.

  • CCMS baseball team sets single...

     On the heels of a 3-game winning streak, the CCMS baseball team faced off against Oneida on the road on April 18. 

  • Lady Owls’ tryout set

     A tryout day for the Lady Owls’ 2011-12 middle school basketball team will be held on May 27 from 3-5 p.m.

    Anyone interested in playing basketball next season must attend this tryout, as there will be none during the fall.

    There will be a mandatory meeting on May 27, immediately following tryouts, for parents of any player that makes the team.

    At least one parent has to be present at the meeting.

  • Powder Mill Bass Tournament...

    Tom Brown and Brian St. John took 1st place with 10.07 lbs. of bass Saturday during the 6th week of the Powder Mill Bass Tournament Series on Norris Lake. Runners-up were Teddy and Tyler Lawson with 10.05 lbs. Third place went to Chris Johnson and Barry Jackson with 9.12 lbs. Jerry Fox was big fish winner with a 3.12 lb. bass. Winner of a $50 gift card from Brown Farms was Karen Miller.

  • Stripers are active on Norris

      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).

    The lake level on Friday, April 22 was 1,022.42 feet, which was nearly 5.5 feet higher than the previous week. Surface temperatures range from 58 to 63 degrees, depending on time of day and location. 

    Bass and crappie fishing is improving as these fish move into shallow water. 

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Public invited to comment on hunting season proposals

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is soliciting comments concerning its 2011-12 hunting season proposals. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns.

  • Housley named boys’ basketball...

     Former Campbell County High School standout Matt Housley was named boys’ head basketball coach Friday at his alma mater.

    The announcement came after a search to replace Barry Jones, who resigned last month after four years at CCHS. 

  • Lady Cougars’ track senior signs...

     Bethany Meredith has always wanted to be a college athlete.

    Now she will get her chance.

    Meredith, a Campbell County High School senior, announced her decision Tuesday to compete in track and field next season for the University of the Cumberlands. She plans to major in pre-physical therapy.

    “Basically, all my life I’ve wanted to play sports in college,” said Meredith.

    “This opportunity came along, and I jumped on it. I’m really excited. The campus is beautiful.”

  • Jacksboro girls win Area 2 Track...

     Several local middle school athletes had standout performances Monday afternoon during the Area 2 Track and Field Championships at Campbell County High School.

    Jacksboro took 1st place in the girls’ team standings. The top three athletes in each event qualified for this week’s sectional meet at Lenoir City. 

    Leading the way for the Lady Eagles was Michaela Smith, who won shot put and discus and was named Best in Field Events.

  • Cougars place 3rd and 4th at...

     The Campbell County High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams placed 3rd and 4th, respectively, last week during meets at Hardin Valley and Karns. Nick Litton and Lucas Nelson finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in high jump at Hardin Valley. Keenan Evans was runner-up in shot put and discus.

    The Cougars also had a 2nd place 4x200-meter relay team (Austin McMahan, Eli Caudill, Colby Partin, Ethan Simpson). Nathan Bolton placed 3rd in discus with a personal record of 112-1.