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Today's Sports

  • Try float ‘n fly rig for...

    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, Jan. 3 was 1,001.83 feet. Surface temperatures are in the low 40s on the headwaters, and are as high as 48 degrees on the lower end of the lake. For the most part, the lake is clear, however some creeks may have stained water.
    Cold, snowy weather kept anglers off the lake earlier last week. The lower end of the lake got most of the fishing traffic. Overall, fishing has been slow.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Deer hunt set Jan. 15-16
    for young sportsmen
    Tennessee’s 2010-11 deer hunting seasons will end in all Units with the young sportsman hunt, Jan. 15-16.
    Bag limits allow for antlerless hunting in all units during this hunt. In Unit A the antlerless limit is 2 for the hunt; while, in Unit L, the antlerless limit is 3 per day. In Unit B, the bag limit is 1 antlerless deer.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Bear hunting season ends
    with successful harvest
    Tennessee’s black bear hunting season ended on Dec. 15 with good harvest totals, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).
    Harvest figures for the year total 301 animals, which is the seventh highest harvest on record for Tennessee. The 2010 harvest total included 176 males and 125 females.

  • County players named to all-...

    Several county high school football players recently received all-district accolades.
    Campbell County High School senior Keenan Evans was named lineman of the year in District 3-AAA.
    Last year, Evans shared the same honor with an Oak Ridge player.
    Other CCHS players selected to the All-District 3-AAA Team included: offensive lineman Tyler Green, defensive lineman Donovan Long and running back Wesley Cook. Long, who boasts a 3.95 grade point average, received a scholar/athlete award.

  • 2010 | A LOOK BACK IN SPORTS

    While the first six months of 2010 certainly provided some memorable sports moments for Campbell County athletes, the last six months were no different.
    From playoff contenders to monumental upsets to a coaching controversy, the “second half” of the season had its share of eye-catching headlines.

  • Smallmouth bite is a little...

    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).

  • A few crappies are being caught...

    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 Friday, Dec. 17 was 1,001.50 feet, which is nearly 3 feet lower than the previous week.

  • Lady Cougars start season strong

    After a disappointing end to their previous season, the Campbell County High School varsity girls are making up for it with a great start to the 2010-11 basketball campaign.
    The Lady Cougars, who were eliminated during the quarterfinals of the 2010 regional tournament back in February, have won 6 of their last 7 games this year for a share of the District 3-AAA lead.
    Junior point guard Courtney Morris scored 19 points Friday night to carry the Lady Cougars (4-0 district, 7-3 overall) to a 64-52 victory over visiting league foe Knoxville Central.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Gun season runs
    through Jan. 9

    Gun season for Tennessee deer hunters resumed on Dec. 18 and will continue through Jan. 9, 2011.
    Since archery season opened in late September, more than 122,500 deer have been harvested statewide.
    The top 10 counties and their harvest totals this year are: Fayette (3,118), Giles (3,678), Hardeman (3,101), Henry (3,544), Lincoln (2,852), Maury (2,764), Montgomery (2,672), Roane (2,455), Stewart (2,439) and Weakley (2,534).

  • State title among top highlights...

    Kristin Chapman’s state high jump championship may top the list, but there were plenty of other sports highlights for Campbell County athletes during the year 2010.
    From a runner-up district finish by the Lady Cougars’ basketball team to the CCHS baseball team’s historic sweep of longtime Knoxville power Central, the first half of the year provided lots for local sports fans to cheer about.