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Today's Sports

  • Sports Notes — May 19

  • Powder Mill Bass Tournament...

     Jason Dotson and Daniel Stanfill took 1st place Saturday with 13.07 lbs. during the 7th week of the Powder Mill Bass Tournament Series on Norris Lake. Runners-up were George Asbury and Shawn Collins with 11.09 lbs. Third place went to Teddy and Tyler Lawson with 11.01 lbs. Jason Dotson was big fish winner with a 5.06 lb. largemouth. 

  • Fishing begins to heat up as the...

        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, May 16 was 1,021.71 feet, which is nearly a foot lower than it was the previous week. Surface temperatures range from 64 to 70 degrees depending on time of day and location.

    Crappie fishing is best in the headwaters of creek embayments and near large rocks, brush piles and wood structure. Crappies are hitting small doll flies, tube jigs and minnows.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Approval of hunting seasons among items on May agenda

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) will set the state’s 2011-12 hunting seasons at its meeting this week, May 19-20, at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Ray Bell Region II Building.

    Officials from TWRA previewed their recommendations for the 2011-12 hunting and trapping seasons at the commission’s April meeting. The recommendations feature several significant changes.

  • Campbell County eliminated after...

     Campbell County High School’s varsity baseball team made a brief but memorable appearance last week in the District 3-AAA Tournament.

    The Cougars were eliminated after back-to-back losses to Powell and Karns, but had a chance to win both games.

    Regular season district champion Powell appeared to be in shock Friday afternoon during the tournament opener when Campbell County took a 5-1 lead on the Panthers by scoring 5 runs in the top of the third inning. 

  • Jacksboro girls clinch 2nd...

        Jacksboro Middle School’s girls capped a spectacular season with a runner-up finish in the TMSAA Track and Field Championships held on April 21 at Lenoir City.

    The Lady Eagles came in a distant 2nd place to team champion Maryville, but finished ahead of 10 other teams. Michaela Smith headlined Jacksboro’s effort with 1st place finishes in shot put and discus. She also ran the third leg of the Lady Eagles’ 6th place 4x100 (also Emily Byrge, Makenzie Seiber, Jessica Stanley) and 5th place 4x200 (Olivia Brown, Byrge, Stanley) relays.

  • Lady Cougars tie for 4th place...

     In a final tuneup before sectionals, Campbell County High School track and field athletes competed Friday in the Metro 8 Championships at Oak Ridge.

    Multitalented junior Kristin Chapman led the Lady Cougars to a tie for 4th place with William Blount. Chapman won the high jump, was runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles with a new personal record, placed 5th in the 300-meter hurdles, and finished 7th in the 200-meter dash. A total of 18 girls’ teams participated in the meet.

  • Lady Cougars fall to Oak Ridge...

        The Campbell County High School softball team bowed out of District 3-AAA Tournament play Thursday afternoon with a 10-0 loss to Oak Ridge at Anderson County.

    The Lady Cougars (5-29 overall) fell behind 7-0 in the first inning and were never able to get their offense untracked.

    Oak Ridge scored twice more in the bottom of the third to make it 9-0.

    Campbell County had runners in scoring position in the top of the fourth inning, but couldn’t get them home.

  • SPORTS NOTES

     The Lady Owls’ Basketball Camp will be held May 16-19 at the LaFollette Middle School Gym. Hours will be 3-5 p.m. Registration will be May 16 from 3-3:20 p.m. The camp is for girls in grades K-8. All campers must have a registration form signed by parent or guardian. The camp fee is $50. Concessions will be sold daily. The camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball and will include individual and team competitions. With opportunities to win awards. Each camper will receive a free t-shirt.

  • Night fishing for walleye...

        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 May 10 was 1,021.72 feet, almost 2 feet above full pool.