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Today's Sports

  • Jellico girls edge CCHS, 17-14

    High school softball games don’t get much better than the one last Wednesday between rivals Jellico and Campbell County.

    During an early season contest that featured half a dozen lead changes, it was the host Lady Blue Devils that were able to pull out a 17-14 victory.

    Both teams were winless coming into the game. Jellico improved to 1-4 overall, while Campbell County dropped to 0-3.

  • Baseball Cougars pick up two wins

    Despite losing a pair of district games to Anderson County and Knox Halls, the Campbell County High School baseball team remains two games above .500 this week.

    In both losses, a lack of hitting was to blame.

    The Cougars (1-4 district, 4-2 overall) were run-ruled 13-2 at Halls on Monday afternoon. Tucker Cain and Chris Hutson had the only two hits for Campbell County. Hutson also drove in a run.

  • Local trio signs with college in...

    Campbell County High School’s post tandem of Nick Litton and Tyler Chapman will join forces next year with Jellico High forward Ethan Shelley at Alice Lloyd College, an NAIA school in Eastern Kentucky.

    The three seniors announced their college decisions Thursday during a visit by members of the Alice Lloyd coaching staff.

  • SPORTS NOTES — March 29

    The annual Rotary Club/Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, May 2 at The Greens at Deerfield. 

    Tee time is 1 p.m. for the four-person scramble, with a shotgun start.

    The entry fee is $525 per team, includes cart fee, range balls and a light meal during the awards ceremony. Entry deadline is Wednesday, April 25. Each team must have a handicap of no less than a combined total of 30.

    Prizes are $750 for 1st place, $500 for 2nd place, $250 for 3rd place and $100 for a mystery place. 

  • Lady Eagles take 2nd at local...

    Jacksboro Middle School’s track and field teams did well Thursday at a meet involving seven local squads.

    The Lady Eagles took 2nd place overall with 107 points. Jacksboro’s girls placed in every event. In most events, the Lady Eagles had more than one athlete place among the top eight. 

    The girls’ 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams placed 3rd and 4th. Those relay teams featured Jessica Stanley, Morgan Simpson, Sydney Fields and Tylee Torres. 

  • Campbell County baseball off to...

    If not for a 6-4 loss in the first game of a home doubleheader with Knoxville Central on Saturday, the Campbell County High School varsity baseball would’ve been unbeaten heading into Monday’s big district showdown against rival Anderson County.

    Nevertheless, the Cougars are off to their best start in recent memory following a 6-5 victory over Central in Saturday’s nightcap.

    Andy Hickman (2-0) got the win for Campbell County. He struck out seven batters in six innings on the mound.

  • Mavericks overpower CCHS, 11-1

    After living on cloud nine most of last week, Campbell County High School’s varsity baseball team was brought back down to earth Monday afternoon by District 3-AAA rival Anderson County.

    The Cougars (1-2 district, 4-2 overall) were run ruled, 11-1, in five innings by the Mavericks after winning four of their first five games of the season.

  • Campbell County athletes qualify...

    Half a dozen Campbell County High School athletes met sectional qualifying standards last week while opening the season in a track and field meet at the Hardin Valley Academy.

    Leading the way was two-time Class AAA state champion Kristin Chapman, who took 1st place in high jump (5-6) and had the winning triple jump (35-.05) in the very first attempt of her career in that event.

    In fact, Chapman broke Amanda Forrester’s 13-year old school triple jump record while qualifying for sectionals.

  • Cougars win baseball opener, 6-3

    Campbell County High School’s varsity baseball team made a successful 2012 debut Monday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over the Williamsburg (Ky.) Yellowjackets.

    Senior Andy Hickman went the distance to earn the decision. He struck out seven batters along the way, walked two and gave up a pair of earned runs. Well over half of Hickman’s pitches were strikes.

    “Andy threw the ball well,” Cougars’ coach Brad Collette said.

  • Moore is living her dream

    Jessica Moore vividly remembers the play that put her on the path to a college basketball career.

    “I was in sixth grade at JMS, and Kelli Matlock was the coach,” Moore said. 

    “The game was tied with a few ticks left. She called timeout and asked ‘who wants to shoot the last shot?’.