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Today's Sports

  • Blue Devils go 1-2 at Grizzly...

    The Jellico High School boy’s varsity basketball team held its own last week while competing against much larger schools in the Grizzly Classic at Grainger County.
    Blue Devil forwards Cody Malicoat and Michael Smith scored 15 points each during a 62-61 loss to eventual tournament champion Seymour on Nov. 23. Brent Ayers chipped in 13 points for Jellico, followed by Lee England and Dustin Smiddy with 5 each, Ethan Shelley 4, Tyler Bolton 3 and Chris Lay 1.

  • Owls have busy roundball schedule

    In recent middle school basketball action, LaFollette’s varsity girls defeated Horace Maynard, 49-28, on Monday, Nov. 29. Kendra King scored 13 points for the Lady Owls, followed by Katie Hamblin and Amber Guy with 12 each, Sissy Bailey 5, Ashley Whited 3, Kasi Phillips and Isabella Luna 2 each. Megan Winstead had 11 points for HMMS.
    The Lady Owls’ junior varsity team fell, 28-20. Phillips and Luna scored 6 points each, while Rachel Heatherly had 4, Megan Muggridge and Savannah Goins 2 each.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    State wildlife commission
    meets today at Gatlinburg

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) will convene for the final time of the calendar year when it meets Dec. 1-2 at Gatlinburg. The meeting will be held at the Clarion Inn and Suites.

  • Cougars use tempo to their...

    A smaller frontcourt hasn’t slowed the Campbell County High School boy’s varsity basketball team one bit this season.
    The Cougars (3-2 overall) are making up for their lack of size underneath the basket with scrappy effort and a don’t-back-down attitude. That philosophy worked well last week for Campbell County, which won 2 out of 3 games while playing on the road.
    “For us to be successful this season, we have to be the 2010 incarnation of Rupp’s Runts,” said Cougars coach Barry Jones.

  • Evans chosen to play in state...

    Campbell County senior lineman Keenan Evans joins nearly 100 of the state’s top high school senior football players that have been chosen to play in the 4th annual Toyota Tennessee East vs. West All-Star Classic on Dec. 11 at Carson Newman College in Jefferson City.
    Kickoff will be at 12:30 p.m. The Toyota East vs. West All-Star Classic is the only all-star game in Tennessee to be televised live statewide.

  • CCHS junior finishes 31st at...

    On Saturday, Nov. 27, Foot Locker hosted the South Regional Cross-Country Championships at Charlotte. Male and female runners from 9 different states participated in 3 different races: high school freshman/sophomore; high school junior/senior; and high school seeded (fast heat). Campbell County was represented by Dayne Deavours and Lauren Evans, both of which run for the Knoxville Track Club.

  • Blue Devils bounce Halls, 64-58

    Jellico’s varsity boys didn’t just open the high school basketball season with a bang Friday night at Knoxville. They opened it with a bombshell.
    Cody Malicoat gunned in a game-high 22 points to lead the Class A Blue Devils to a 64-58 upset of the Class AAA Halls High School Red Devils in a TSSAA Hall of Fame Game.
    Malicoat, a junior forward who transferred from Campbell County High earlier this year, scored 11 points in each half and also hit a pair of 3-pointers.

  • Campbell County teams sweep...

    Perseverance paid off Friday night for Campbell County High School’s varsity basketball teams.
    Playing host to Sevier County for a TSSAA Hall of Fame doubleheader, both CCHS teams were able to withstand a challenge from the Smoky Bears.
    The Lady Cougars won, 51-49, in overtime. Point guard Courtney Morris scored 6 of Campbell County’s 8 overtime points and ended up with a game-high 16.

  • LaFollette girls, Jellico boys...

    LaFollette and Jellico split a pair of elementary basketball games Thursday night at the LES Gym.
    The Lady Owls (9-0 overall) kept their perfect county record intact with a 37-18 triumph over the Jellico girls (5-4 overall).
    Julia Powell led the victory parade with 14 points, followed by Skylar Boshears with 10, Pressley Leach 8, Carmen Harris 2 and Meredith Rippy 1.
    Emily Cummins paced Jellico with 9 points, followed by Morgan Bowlin with 4, Crystal Boozer 3 and Kendra Smith 2.

  • Owls rip Oneida, 58-26

    Roston Letner blistered the nets for 22 points to lead the LaFollette Middle School boy’s basketball team to a 58-26 rout of Oneida last week.
    Letner scored 18 points in the first half alone and also hit a trio of 3-pointers.Dakota Dossett chipped in 7 points for the Owls, followed by Landon Reese, Duran Jackson and Austin North with 6 each; Dallas Griffith 5, Ethan Jeffers 4; and Jared Ruan 2.
    LaFollette led 32-13 at halftime.
    Gage West led Oneida with 11 points and three 3-pointers.