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Today's Sports

  • Youth Hunter Education Challenge...

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Crossville City Police Department will be sponsoring the NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge on June 25 at Meadow Park Lake in Crossville.

    This event starts at 8 a.m. and is an advanced hunter education program designed to build and further develop skills taught in basic hunter education courses. Parent or guardian permission is required. 

    No prior experience is needed, but participants must be able to safely handle and shoulder firearms.

  • Nelson signs with King College

     Campbell County High School multi-sport star Lucas Nelson has decided to continue his education and athletic career at King College in Bristol.

    Nelson is the newest member of the King College men’s track and field team. He also plans to try out for the basketball team.

    Although he signed with King as a high jumper, one event does not define what Nelson can do in track and field.

    He also competes in long jump, triple jump, middle distance races, pole vault and cross-country, all of which make him an ideal decathlete. 

  • Honeycutt is named coach of...

     Chris Honeycutt, a former player and assistant coach at Campbell County High, has been named head football coach at LaFollette Middle School. He succeeds Cody Parker, who stepped down after one season to take the boy’s basketball coaching job at Jacksboro Middle School.

    An algebra teacher by day, Honeycutt spent the past three years as an assistant to former CCHS football coach Dewayne Wells. Prior to that, Honeycutt played on the first three teams Wells coached at CCHS. Honeycutt played middle school football at Jacksboro.

  • Baseball tourney will help...

    Swingin’ for Talan, a baseball tournament for youth league teams, will be held June 10-11 at Asbury Park in Caryville. 

    The tournament is a fundraiser for Talan Hooks, a young boy suffering from Leukoencephalopathy. His parents could really use some help with medical expenses. Any donation will help to make this tournament a success. For more information, call Russell Mills at 423-494-3552. 

  • SPORTS NOTES — June 9

  • Rutherford going to LMU

  • Powder Mill Night Tournament...

    The Powder Mill Bass Tournament Series shifted to a night tournament schedule on June 3 that will continue throughout the hot summer months. Winners of the June 3 tournament were Jerry McNealy and Jason Elliott with 13.09 lbs. Runners-up were Tommy Moore and Jeff Fredericks with 11.02 lbs. Third place went to Jason Dotson and Daniel Stanfill with 10.01 lbs. Moore took big fish honors with a 3.14 lb. bass.

  • Walleye fishing is better on...

     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 Monday, June 6 was 1,020.65 feet and expected to remain stable over the next few days. 

    Surface temperatures range from 75 to 80 degrees depending on time of day and location.

    The shoreline alewife spawn and fishing action that accompanied it is almost complete.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    No boating fatalities during holiday weekend

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is reporting that there were no boating-related fatalities reported over the 2011 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

  • Chapman is state champ again

    With each jump she makes, Kristin Chapman raises the bar a little higher.

    The Campbell County High School junior successfully defended her Class AAA girls’ high jump title Thursday afternoon with another perfect performance at the state meet in Murfreesboro.