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Today's Sports

  • Eagles win big at Norris

    Jacksboro spread the wealth during a middle school football game last week at Norris.

    Four different players scored touchdowns to lead the unbeaten Eagles (2-0 overall) to a 49-22 victory.

    Eagles’ quarterback Tyler Loveday had a hand in 3 touchdowns. He rushed for 44 yards and 2 TDs on half a dozen carries and completed 4 of 6 passes for 45 yards and another score. Koji Urcino piled up 119 yards and 2 touchdowns on 6 totes. Landon Byrge rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries. Fullback Austin Raines rushed for 38 yards on 15 tries.

  • Shoupe leads Cougars past Jets,...

    After sputtering to a season opening loss the previous week, Campbell County High School’s new spread offense roared to life Friday night in the home opener against Cumberland County.

    Senior quarterback Tuffy Shoupe passed for 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns and rushed for 102 yards and another TD to lead the Cougars to a 34-28 come-from-behind victory over the Jets.

  • Local runners compete in cross-...

    Both of Campbell County High School’s cross-country teams placed 5th last week at the Panther Creek Invitational near Morristown.

    Lauren Evans led the Lady Cougars with the 8th place finish overall in a field of 81 runners. She ran the course in 23:17. Michaela Thomas placed 27th, followed by Olivia Brown, 31st; Brooke Bane, 34th; Maria Green, 38th; and Christina Goodman, 49th.

  • Eagles blank Lakers, 20-0

    Jacksboro Middle School’s football team posted a 20-0 season opening win Thursday night over visiting Lake City.

    Jacob Bunch, Austin Raines and Koji Urcino each scored a touchdown for the Eagles.

    Tonight (Thurs.), the Eagles will travel to Norris, which beat LaFollette 44-0 last week. The Owls will try and rebound from that loss during a game tonight at Soldiers Memorial in Tazewell.

  • Scouting Report — AC at Campbell...

    High school football games don’t get much bigger than AC vs. Campbell County.

    The rivalry has added drama this year since the Price brothers returned to coach the Cougars after leading Anderson County to back-to-back trips to the Class 5A state quarterfinals.

    Campbell County quarterback Tuffy Shoupe had a breakout game last week with 374 yards of total offense and 3 touchdowns in a win over Cumberland County. 

  • Blue Devils drop home opener to...

    They’re few in number, but Jellico High School football players have plenty of spirit.

    After dropping their second consecutive game this season — 46-0 Friday night to visiting North Greene — the Blue Devils were eager to get back to practice to try and improve themselves during this week’s open date.

    “We looked better all around. We were more intense and had a lot better effort,” said Jellico coach Brad Lawson.

  • Campbell County, Jellico battle...

    High school volleyball rivals Jellico and Campbell County played each other Monday afternoon at LaFollette Elementary.

    Campbell County’s junior varsity team won, 25-22, 25-12, in two games.

    Jellico’s varsity won its match in five games. Campbell County won the first game, 25-8, while Jellico evened things up with a 25-16 decision in the second game.

    Campbell County answered the bell with a 25-19 victory in game three, but Jellico closed out the match with 28-26 and 15-13 victories.

  • SPORTS NOTES - September 1

    The Jellico High School boys basketball team will be hosting a 16-inch co-ed softball tournament Sept. 9-10 at Jellico. Entry fee is $150. For more information, call 423-494-9859.

    LaFollette Little League will host postseason banquets next weekend according to the following schedule: Friday, Sept. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Little League Field, 9-10, 11-12 Little League boys and 13-14, 15-16 softball girls; Saturday Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Little League Field, Tee-Ball, Coach Pitch and Coach Pitch girls.

  • Hatfield, Powell finish at top...

     David Hatfield and Robbie Powell took 1st place Friday night with 11.14 lbs. of bass in the Powder Mill Tournament Series on Norris Lake. Runners-up were David and Karen Miller with 9.07 lbs., while 3rd place went to Jerry Fox and Bill Husky with 9.06 lbs. Sam Richardson took big fish honors with a 4.15 lb. bass.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    TWRA addresses use of bait for hunting

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has been receiving inquiries concerning hunting with the use of bait. The statute concerning the use of bait (TCA 70-4-113) has not been changed.