Today's Sports

  • Cougars clip Hawks in OT, 75-73

     After losing its first four league games this season, the Campbell County High School boy’s basketball team appeared to be a non-factor in the District 3-AAA regular season championship race.

    During a recent four-game stretch, however, the Cougars were no less than spectacular as they played their way back into the hunt for a top 4 seeding in the upcoming league tournament.

  • CCHS girls jump back into...

     Campbell County’s girls jumped back into the race Friday night for a regular season district basketball championship.

    The Lady Cougars edged homecoming foe Hardin Valley, 40-37, in overtime to avenge a 7-point loss a week earlier to the Lady Hawks (7-2 district, 12-7 overall), who also have designs on the district title.

  • NWTF, RMEF and CORA help...

     Much like carolers on Christmas Eve, hunters all over North America brought cheer to homes during the recent holiday season. 

    Through the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Turkey Hunters Care outreach program, hunters across America distributed  tens of thousands of frozen, domesticated turkeys to families in need throughout North America. 

  • Fishing conditions tough 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 Tuesday, Jan. 18 was 1,000.15 feet. Extremely cold weather has cooled the water surface to the point of freezing in most of the protected coves and in the channels far upstream.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Wildlife commission 

    meets today at Nashville

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its first meeting of the year Jan. 20-21 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Region II Ray Bell Building in the Ellington Agricultural Center at Nashville.

  • Litton has Campbell boys on a...

     Nick Litton is getting much of the credit for Campbell County’s recent success on the basketball court.

    The 6-foot-4 junior forward scored a combined 66 points and pulled down 28 rebounds while leading the Cougars (3-4 district, 9-8 overall) on a 3-game district winning streak the past couple of weeks.

    Litton’s stellar play has not gone unnoticed. Earlier this week, the Knoxville News-Sentinel named him PrepXtra Boy’s High School Basketball Player of the Week.

  • Evans named MVP of Border Bowl

     Keenan Evans capped a memorable high school football career with an MVP performance Saturday in the 4th annual National Guard Border Bowl at the University of the Cumberlands.

    The Campbell County High School senior defensive tackle earned three awards after dominating the line of scrimmage for Team Tennessee during a 28-18 victory over Team Kentucky.

  • Lady Cougars stumble in district...

     Once unbeaten in district play, Campbell County’s girls suffered back-to-back league losses last week to the Hardin Valley Academy and Knox Halls.

    The Lady Cougars (5-2 district, 10-6 overall) now trail both those teams in the District 3-AAA standings.

    Campbell County’s first district loss came Thursday night at HVA after having not played since Jan. 4 because of snow. The Lady Cougars fell, 53-46, after leading by one at halftime.

  • Evans set to make second all-...

    Defensive star Keenan Evans will be making his second all-star appearance when he suits up Saturday for Team Tennessee in the 4th annual Border Bowl.
    Kick-off is set for high noon at James H. Taylor, II Stadium on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky. The game is a matchup of some of the best high school seniors from the states of Tennessee and Kentucky.

  • Owls flog Jefferson in district...

    Roston Letner spearheaded LaFollette Middle School’s 40-27 rout Thursday night of visiting district boy’s basketball rival Oak Ridge-Jefferson.
    Letner, a point guard, led all scorers with 14 points for the Owls (8-4 overall).