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Today's Sports

  • Summer camps keep Lady Cougars...

    This summer has been no picnic for members of the Campbell County High School girl’s basketball program.

    While their friends have been relaxing by the poolside, the Lady Cougars have parked themselves at courtside, waiting for their chance to get in on the action at team camp.

    When all is said and done, Campbell County, which went 14-15 last season, will have faced two defending state champions and another team that played in the state tournament last season.

    “We’re putting them to the test,” said Lady Cougars’ coach Ryan Browning.

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  • Young wins state championship

    Say this about Campbell County High School senior Preston Young: when he gets even, he does it in a big way.

    Last November, Young’s football team was ousted from the Class 5A playoffs by Ooltewah High, which made it all the way to the state semifinals behind the stellar play of defensive end Jacquez Smith.

    Fast-forward six months to May 22, where the two gridiron gladiators met again on a different field of battle during the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Track and Field Championships at Murfreesboro.

  • Cougars take doubleheader from...

    Campbell County High School’s varsity baseball team improved to 2-1 in summer league play with a doubleheader sweep Friday night of visiting Clinton.

    The Cougars won the first game, 9-7, on Billy Tindle’s 3-run, walk-off single.

    Lefthander Justin Willoughby went the distance to earn the victory. He threw 119 total pitches and struck out 10 batters in five innings.

  • Evans pitches Legals to 7-1 win...

    On Friday May 29, Lake City visited the Dave Dunaway Legals in 11-12 year old Dixie Youth Baseball action at Asbury Park.

    Legals’ Head Coach Jim Lane gave the ball to Andrew Blake Evans who, according to Lane, had been his workhorse but had yet to get a decision.

  • Coker selected to dance team at...

    Following a stressful three-day tryout, Nancy Ann Coker was recently chosen to the University of Georgia ‘Red Hots’ Dance Team for the 2009-10 season.

    She is the daughter of Joe and Kemper Coker of LaFollette and is a 2008 graduate of the J. Frank White Academy of Lincoln Memorial University.

    She is a former Magic All-Stars dancer who competed in both jazz and hip-hop with Twist N’ Shout.  

  • Sexton earns volleyball...

    Sydney Sexton came to Campbell County High as a member of the school’s inaugural class of volleyball players.

    Four years later, she’s leaving as the Lady Cougars’ first-ever college volleyball scholarship signee.

    Sexton, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter made it official earlier this week when she put her signature on a letter-of-intent to play for the University of the Cumberlands at nearby Williamsburg, Ky. The signing ceremony was held at noon Tuesday in the high school library, with several family members and coaches in attendance.

  • Campbell County trio qualifies...

    If you were a Campbell County High School track and field athlete competing in Thursday’s Section 1-AAA championships at Oak Ridge, odds were almost 50/50 that you would advance to the state Class AAA meet next week at Murfreesboro.

    Nearly half of the CCHS athletes who went to sectionals also qualified for state as one of the top four performers in their respective events.

    As has been the case all season long, it was the Young brothers, both seniors, leading the charge for the Cougars.

  • Cougars to scrimmage 3A state...

    Campbell County High School's football team will host defending Class 3A state champion Knoxville Catholic for a scrimmage on Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. The scrimmage will be held on the game field at L. Hope Dossett Stadium, weather permitting. The Cougars are coming off back-to-back appearances in the Class 5A state playoffs. The Irish finished last season with a perfect 15-0 record.

  • Football fundraiser tourney set

    The annual Campbell County Football Fundraiser Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 at The Greens at Deerfield.

    The proceeds of this tournament will go to the CCHS Football Program.

    There will be no lunch served. This is strictly a fundraising event.

    Entry fee is $75 per player or $300 per team. Range balls are included. Appropriate attire is expected, soft spikes only. The format will be a four-person swat, best ball.

    Registration will be at 12:30 p.m. on May 27. Starting time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.