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  • Bruce, Wells take Top 20 finish...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA - Jordan Bruce and Nick Wells have become accustomed to fighting off other anglers during the 2013 season, as the team took the Anglers of the Year award for Campbell County High School.

    However, on Saturday, the team found themselves battling something tougher than other fishermen.

  • Line breaks to heartaches

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA – Anytime a fish breaks off, it’s a hard day for an angler.

    However, for Aaron Sanders and Jake Clowers, the day was infinitely harder during Saturday’s Student Anglers Federation’s Tennessee High School State Tournament.

    “We had two or three big ones break off,” Sanders said. “It was devastating. We just said, ‘We’ll get the next one,’ and go on.

  • Freshmen excited about future at...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA – For two Campbell County High School fishermen, it was a chance to prove themselves.

    Caleb Dople and Zach Paul are two freshmen who have proven they have what it takes, only being edged by juniors Nick Wells and Jordan Bruce in the Anglers of the Year competition this season.

    The duo have bigger fish to fry in their next three seasons at Campbell County High School.

  • Big fish helps Shouse, Kirk to 5...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA - Chris Shouse and Dakota Kirk’s day at the Student Anglers Federation’s Tennessee High School State Tournament didn’t go quite as planned.

    With weather being the biggest threat at the tournament, original ideas changed for many of the anglers in the 70-boat tournament.

    For Shouse and Kirk, the story was no different.

  • Summer ball betters Campbell...

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    JACKSBORO – Not even a month out of its final game, Campbell County is already back to the grind on the baseball diamond.

    The Cougars have started summer ball, which most think will help the team’s chances in the 2014 campaign.

  • CCHS basketball hosting games...

    The Campbell County High School basketball team will be hosting two games tonight, Thursday, beginning at 4 p.m.

    Both Clinton and Knott County Central High School (Ky.) will be participating in the pre-season scrimmages.

    Clinton and Knott County will start things off at 4 p.m., as Campbell County will take on Clinton directly after.

    Knott County will play Campbell County following the District 3-AAA rematch of last season’s close games.

  • Free fishing day, June 8

    Tennessee is hosting its annual free fishing day this weekend.

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will allow fishing without a license in the public waters on Saturday, June 8.

    The annual event is part of an effort aimed primarily at youngsters to increase interest in fishing in the state.

    Children, ages 13 through 15, will able to fish without a license through June 14.

  • Sports News 6-6-13

    June 6

    Pinecone Birdfeeders

    Cove Lake State Park will be hosting an event for its “A Summer of Fun” program. At 10 a.m., Nicholas Scarborough will be hosting an event to create pinecone birdfeeders. Participants can take the feeders home to see what shows up. Meet at the mound shelter in the campground.

     

    Campbell County Basketball

  • Football readies in spring

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    “If anybody wants to challenge us on offense, I dare ‘em!”

    Campbell County head coach Justin Price put out the challenge last Thursday night, as the Cougars traveled to South Doyle for their spring scrimmage.

    However, it looks like it may not be a big order to meet during the 2013 campaign.

  • Chapman's way

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    Kristin Chapman only knows winning.

    For three straight years in high school, that was all she did, becoming Campbell County’s first three-time state champion.

    Following her A-Sun indoor championship earlier in the year, Chapman did the same during the outdoor season, taking first in the high jump for East Tennessee State University.