Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars win at Oak Ridge

    Campbell County High School’s varsity girls took a giant step Friday night toward a district basketball championship by defeating perennial league powerhouse Oak Ridge, 59-52, on its home court.

    Senior point guard Courtney Morris led a successful second half comeback for the Lady Cougars (3-0 district, 5-4 overall) with a game high 17 points. 

  • Cougars sink Admirals, 60-53

    The comeback kids were at it again Friday night.

    Campbell County rallied from a 17-point first quarter deficit to defeat Farragut for the second time this season, 60-53, in varsity boys’ high school basketball action at John R.W. Brown Gymnasium.

    Senior forward Nick Litton had a monster game for the Cougars with 26 points — including a pair of 3-pointers and 8 of 8 free throw shooting — 12 rebounds and four blocked shots. Campbell County has won four consecutive games for an impressive 5-1 record thus far.

  • CCHS players named to all-...

    Several Campbell County High School football players were recognized last week for their outstanding play this season.

    Five Cougars made first team All-District 3, while five more earned honorable mention status.

    Senior quarterback Tuffy Shoupe headlines the first team selections for Campbell County. 

    He accounted for 20 touchdowns, nine by air and 11 on the ground, while making the transition from the option to the spread.

    Shoupe passed for 1,617 yards and rushed for 660 while averaging nearly five yards per carry. 

  • Lady Cougars look better in...

    Although the final margin was very similar, the Campbell County High School Lady Cougars played much better at home Friday night against Farragut than they did during a loss earlier this season to the Lady Admirals.

    Campbell County dropped the rematch, 54-47, but scored almost twice as many points as it did during a 32-24 season opening loss on Nov. 15 at Farragut.

    “I thought we played much better,” Lady Cougars’ coach Ryan Browning said.

    “Our offense looked more in sync.”

  • County tournament continues...

    Campbell County’s Middle and Elementary School Basketball Tournament tipped off Monday afternoon with four boys’ games at LaFollette Elementary.

    Wynn and White Oak advanced in the small elementary school division. No. 4 seed Wynn defeated No. 5 seed Jellico, 18-14, with Gavin Muse scoring eight points and Gavin Ayers six.

    Gage Minton and Noah Albertini scored four points each for Jellico.

    Wynn will face No. 1 seed Christian Academy of Campbell County tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. for a berth in Saturday’s championship game.

  • Campbell girls start strong in...

    The Campbell County High School girls’ varsity basketball team is off to a strong start in District 3-AAA this season.

    The Lady Cougars defeated Powell, 37-30, Tuesday night at home to stay perfect in league play.

    Senior point guard Courtney Morris led the charge with 20 points for Campbell County (2-0 district, 4-4 overall).

    Maria Foust chipped in six points, followed by Amber Young with four, Kristin Chapman and Shayla Goins three each, and Courtney Miller one.

  • CACC girls put an end to...

    The Christian of Campbell County elementary girls’ basketball team ended LaFollette’s three-year winning streak last week.

    Led by Katie Wells with a game high 16 points and Alexis Foster with 10, the Lady Warriors handed the Lady Owls a 37-22 defeat on their home court.

    Both teams were unbeaten coming into the contest. The Lady Warriors improved to 12-0, while the Lady Owls dropped to 11-1. Skylar Boshears paced LaFollette with 14 points.

    Christian Academy coach Allison Foster said the key to the game for her team was effort.

  • Lady Owls split with Lake City,...

    The LaFollette Middle School varsity girls’ basketball team split a pair of games last week with Lake City and Oak Ridge-Jefferson.

    LaFollette beat Lake City, 39-9, at home Thursday night. Julia Powell paced the Lady Owls with 13 points, followed by Presley Leach with eight; Amber Finkenbine, Bella Luna and Bailey Rutherford four each; and Rachel Heatherly, Carlie Baldwin and Ashley Whited two each.

    Shelby Chitwood led Lake City with three points.

  • Lady Cougars get first victory

    After a frustrating start to the basketball season, Campbell County High School’s varsity girls finally got their first victory last weekend.

    The Lady Cougars (1-3 overall) overcame two dozen turnovers Saturday afternoon to defeat District 4 power Maryville, 45-42, during the final game of the Heritage Thanksgiving Classic.

    Senior point guard Courtney Morris led Campbell County with 19 points, five rebounds and five steals. Senior wing Kristin Chapman nearly had a triple-double with 15 points, nine rebounds, eight steals and a pair of assists.

  • Cougars roll through Heritage...

    The Campbell County High School boys’ varsity basketball team is off to a solid start this season with wins in three of its first four games.

    Last weekend, the Cougars picked up a pair of victories at the Heritage Thanksgiving Classic. Campbell County clobbered the host team, 55-35, on Friday and squeaked by William Blount, 42-40, on Saturday.