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Today's Sports

  • Campbell County can’t get...

    The Karns defense lived up to its pre-game hype Friday night, as the host Beavers shut out District 3 rival Campbell County, 35-0.

    Karns (2-0 district, 3-1 overall) now finds itself atop the league standings with such heavyweights as Powell, Anderson County and Hardin Valley.

    Meanwhile, the Cougars (0-2 district, 1-3 overall) could not put together a consistent drive all night after the athletic Beavers blew up their spread offense.

  • Scouting Report — Hardin Valley...

  • Owls, Eagles fall

    It’s not been a good week for local middle school football teams, as both LaFollette and Jacksboro suffered losses Thursday night.

    The Owls fell 32-6 at home to Eagleton, which scored on the first play from scrimmage. LaFollette’s Elijah Powell intercepted a 2-point conversion pass that held the score to 6-0.

    Eagleton scored again to take a 12-0 lead at the end of the opening quarter. The Owls trailed 26-0 at halftime. Powell scored LaFollette’s lone touchdown on a run of over 50 yards.

  • Bolton leads Jellico runners at...

    Jellico cross-country runner Matt Bolton placed 3rd overall with a time of 21:03 in the Blue Devils’ first major cross-country meet of the season Thursday evening at Oneida. Teams from Jellico, Oneida, Scott High, Cumberland Gap, Sunbright, J. Frank White Academy and McCreary County Ky. competed in the first full 5K.

    Ovi Kabir ran, despite recovering from a pulled muscle, and finished 16th overall at 23:22.

  • Soccer team wins

    The Campbell County Middle School girls soccer team won its first home match of the season on Monday afternoon. Campbell County defeated West Valley, 3-1.  Lindsay Horton, Drew Leach and Hannah Anderson each scored a goal for the winners.

    Campbell County will play this afternoon (Thurs.) at Norris.

  • 3-D archery tournament set...

    There will be a 3-D Archery Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Ball Farm Event Center just outside the city limits of LaFollette. Entry fee is a $20 donation. The tournament is open to men, women and children. All proceeds will benefit the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Turkey Hunters Care Program of the Pine Mountain Longbeards Chapter. Trophies and prizes will be awarded in three classes. No crossbows are allowed. For more information, call Jason Shetterly at 423-494-1088 or Durand Carmany at 423-871-0605.

  • Middle, elementary runners kick...

    Campbell County’s middle and elementary cross-country teams officially kicked off the 2011 season on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville. 

    On a rainy, muddy day, the Cougars competed well. Seventh-grader Gracie Faulkner finished 2nd overall (out of 198) in the middle school girls race. 

    Blake Kibler and Riley Faulkner finished 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the elementary boys division. Drew Leach also posted a top-20 finish in the elementary girls race.

  • Cooler weather has bass more...

    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, Sept. 9 was 1,009.78 feet and rising.

    Heavy rains from the remnants of tropical storm Lee cooled the surface temperature to 80 degrees and swelled the upper rivers with a high inflow. 

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Agency presents sport fishing changes for 2012

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division has announced its proposed 2012 fishing regulation changes that will be presented to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) in October.

    The TWRA made its initial proposals at the Aug. 24-25 meeting of the TWRC in Kingsport and discussed the possibility of a fishing guide license during this meeting, as well.

    The following are TWRA’s proposed changes for 2012:

  • Cougars fall 38-14 to rival AC

    Pre-game fireworks. Rowdy home crowd. Black jerseys.

    Campbell County High School’s football team pulled out all the stops Friday night to try and knock District 3 rival Anderson County off its high horse.

    But the Mavericks (1-0 district, 1-2 overall) stuck to their guns and barely flinched while extending their win streak over the Cougars (0-1 district, 1-2 overall) to five in a row.