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Today's Sports

  • SPORTS CAMP AND EVENT SCHEDULE

    Campbell County High School will host a basketball camp for girls and boys in 1st grade through 8th grade the week of July 9-12. Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. The registration fee of $50 includes a camp t-shirt. Instructors will be Cougars’ coach Matt Housley and Lady Cougars’ coach Ryan Browning. For more information, call Coach Housley at 423-494-7046.  

  • Taking aim for hunter safety

    Thirty Campbell County students completed requirements for a Tennessee Hunter Education certificate during a class taught earlier this year by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer Ken Cutsinger.

    Under state law, anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969 is required to carry proof of satisfactory completion of an approved hunter education course before hunting in Tennessee.

    The class was held just before the opening of the spring turkey and squirrel seasons. 

  • Dixie Youth 11-12 All-Stars bow...

    Campbell County’s 11-12 year old Dixie Youth Baseball All-Stars were eliminated from the sub-district tournament Monday evening at Asbury Park in Caryville.

    Despite leading by four runs late in the loser’s bracket game, Campbell County fell 7-6 to Spring City following a fifth-inning collapse.

    Zach Sulfridge, Zach Rutherford and Austin Ford went 3-for-4 each at the plate to lead a Campbell County team that racked up 19 total hits. 

  • Wells joins football staff at...

    Dewayne Wells, who built a playoff level football team at Campbell County High School, has accepted a job as defensive coordinator at Morristown East.

    Wells will be reunited with East head coach and offensive coordinator Dwayne Hatcher, whom he coached college ball with at Cumberland and Tusculum.

    “We go way back,” Wells said during an interview on Friday.

    The pair first coached together at Cumberland College in 1986.

  • JMS to host football camp

    The Eagle Football Camp is scheduled for July 9-12 at Jacksboro Middle School. Camp hours will be 6-9 p.m. The registration fee is $50. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. on July 9 at the JMS Football Field House. Campers will learn all the fundamental principles and techniques of football.

  • Paquette keeps Cove Lake 5K crown

    Max Paquette successfully defended his Cove Lake 5K title Saturday morning in the 14th running of the annual race.

    The 27-year-old Knoxville man defeated his closest challenger, 22-year-old Craig McMahon of Knoxville, by 10.5 seconds with a winning time of 16:21.2. Campbell County High School distance specialist Bradley Paul came in over two minutes behind the two leaders to finish a distant 3rd place.

  • Dixie Youth All-Stars picked;...

    Dixie Youth Baseball teams open all-star tournament play this weekend. Campbell County is hosting the 11-12 year olds at Asbury Park in Caryville. Opening night is set for Friday, June 22. However, Campbell County’s 11-12 team was awarded a first-round bye and won’t see action until Saturday evening at 6 p.m.

    Tickets are $5 at the gate. One dollar of each ticket sold on opening night goes into the Dixie Youth Scholarship Fund.

    The following is a list of Campbell County all-star players selected to compete in the four older baseball age divisions.

  • CCHS, Jellico boys complete...

    The boys’ basketball teams from Campbell County and Jellico high schools concluded their summer team camp/play day schedules last week.

    Campbell County finished up on a high note at LMU’s Camp. The Cougars went 5-1 for the weekend. The lone loss was to Cumberland Gap during the fourth game of camp on Friday. 

    Campbell County picked up wins over Loudon and Oneida as well as Kentucky schools Buckhorn and Knox Central.

  • Goins signs with King College

    Two-sport standout Shayla Goins now knows where she will be attending classes this fall.

    The recent Campbell County High School graduate signed a letter-of-intent Monday afternoon to compete as a member of the women’s track and field team at King College, an NCAA Division II school in Bristol.

    Goins enjoyed a stellar season campaign with a 2nd place state finish in shot put and 4th in discus. She was also an all-district selection in basketball. Goins plans to major in education with the hope of one day coaching both sports.

  • Monday wins championship

    Alla Faye Monday won the Class A championship Saturday in the James Davis Open at Asbury Park in Caryville. She had a 5-1 won/loss record. She had 208 points and entered the event with a 58.88 percent ringer average, which she improved to 60.83. 

    Monday defeated 88-year-old Frank Jones, who was 3-3 with 189 points and a 48.76 average. In the Class B championships, Henry Nease won seven of his eight contests, defeating Jackie Smith of Morristown. H. L. Evans, a local man, placed 4th.