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Today's Sports

  • Sports News 3-14-13

    Campbell County Middle School Baseball

    The Campbell County Middle School baseball team will take on Claiborne County tonight, March 14, at Campbell County High School. On Friday, March 15, the Cougars will also host Oneida. On Thursday, the junior varsity team will play at 5:30 p.m., before the varsity at 7 p.m. Friday, the varsity will begin at 5:30 p.m., before the junior varsity at 7 p.m.

    Campbell County Track and Field

  • Chapman continues winning ways

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Kristin Chapman won three state titles in the high jump during her time at Campbell County High School.

    On Friday, she added another honor to her long list of accolades as she took the top spot in the high jump during East Tennessee State University’s Atlantic-Sun Conference championships.

  • Smallmouth top scales at CCHS...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Smallmouth bass were the fish that tipped the scales for two Campbell County High School boats on Saturday morning.

    While Jordan Bruce and Nick Well’s boat didn’t catch the largest fish of the day, their 2.95-pound smallmouth was enough to push them into first position.

    “It was a pretty big weekend,” Wells said. “We were hoping to win one. We got third in the last one, and we couldn’t handle third.”

  • Track begins practice in cold,...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    The track and field teams have began their season in cold and windy conditions on top of the hill at Campbell County High School.

    Although the conditions were dreadful, many were excited to be back on the track.

    “We’re ecstatic,” senior Brandon Long said. “We’re ready to go, and we’re ready to get this season going.”

    “We’re really excited,” Olivia Brown continued. “We’re going to have a lot of fun this year, and we’re excited.”

  • Greene to compete in Australia

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Tyler Greene, Campbell County High School’s record holder in the javelin throw, is looking to take his talents to new areas.

    The senior track and field participant is traveling to Australia this summer in hopes of making his name in the javelin and 300-meter hurdles.

    “That’s a great opportunity for Tyler,” coach Anne Browning said. “To have an opportunity to travel somewhere else and compete against kids from literally all over the world, I think it’ll be a tremendous experience.”

  • Sports News 2-28-13

    NWTF Fundraising Dinner

  • Seiber's Saver

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Michael Jordan couldn’t have done it better himself.

    The Jacksboro Eagles found themselves down, 27-25, with only 3.7 seconds and a full-court length to go.

    MaKenzie Seiber took the ball, finding a path down the far sideline.

    From two-feet behind the half-court line, Seiber heaved the ball at the goal, banking it squarely off the backboard and into the hoop.

    Pandemonium erupted.

  • Jacksboro 'can do all...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

    The Jacksboro Lady Eagles used Philippians 4:13 as its motto on Thursday night and came away with a 42-39 come-from-behind victory over cross-town rival LaFollette.

  • Farris' big third quarter...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Max Farris found 10 points in last Thursday’s game, all of them coming in the third quarter.

    Farris’ rally led the Jacksboro Eagles to a big win on eighth grade night, avenging an earlier loss to the Owls, as they took the cross-town game, 36-27.

  • Chadwell takes over Charleston...

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Campbell County native, Jamey Chadwell, is living out his dream, as he recently took a Division I coaching job.

    Chadwell, who played football at Jacksboro Middle School, took over the program at Charleston Southern University. He is only the third head coach in the program’s history.