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Today's Sports

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Quail hunt set Nov. 6
    for young sportsmen

    On Saturday, Nov. 6, the Knoxville chapter of Quail Forever and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will sponsor a quail hunt at the McGhee-Carson Unit of the Tellico Lake Wildlife Management Area in Monroe County.

  • Eagles ready for rematch with...

    Nearly five weeks have passed since Jacksboro’s football team was beaten 16-14 in overtime on its home field by district rival Clinton.
    And not a day goes by that the Eagles don’t remember that game and think about what might have been.
    Jacksboro (6-3 overall) was undefeated before Clinton. After that, the Eagles lost two more games while struggling to regain the form that got them off to a 4-0 start.

  • Owls soar into Class AAA...

    LaFollette quarterback Ethan Jeffers broke his own school record last week during a 50-36 rout of Horace Maynard in the opening round of the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association Football Playoffs.
    Jeffers passed for a whopping 480 yards and 6 touchdowns. He also ran for a TD. Jeffers surpassed his previous single-game passing record by 146 yards. At halftime, he was recognized for having thrown for 2,000 yards this season. His favorite target, Tommy Lawson, was also honored for 1,000 yards receiving.
    Both are school single-season records.

  • Cougars, Blue Devils fall at home

    Despite playing within the friendly confines of their home stadiums, county high school football teams had a tough week.
    Campbell County fell 41-7 to unbeaten Powell in a District 3 game. Quarterback Tuffy Shoupe threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Miller for the Cougars’ only TD. The Cougars go to Halls tomorrow (Fri.) night
    Jellico also lost 48-7 to Wartburg. The Blue Devils travel to Oakdale this week for a District 4 game.

  • Middle school girls, elementary...

    The girls’ middle school team from Campbell County has qualified for the state championships.
    This is the first time since the Campbell County program started that an entire team has made it to state.  
    The girls’ captured a fifth place team finish at the regional qualifier last week.

  • LMS basketball teams topple Elks

    LaFollette Middle School’s basketball teams opened the 2010-11 season last week with a pair of junior varsity victories over county rival Elk Valley.
    Ashley Whited led the Lady Owls to a 28-11 win with points and 12 rebounds. Kassie Kibler chipped in five points for LaFollette, followed by Rachel Heatherly, Kasi Phillips and Isabella Luna with four points each; and Amber Finkenbine two.
    Megan Muggridge did not score for the Lady Owls but did make a team-high eight steals.

  • Tennessee elk hunt is underway...

    The second managed elk hunt in Tennessee is now underway, as five individuals will be seeking a trophy at the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area. The hunters will have an opportunity to harvest an elk from Oct. 18-22.
    Four persons won the right to participate as a result of a computer drawing held in June. The participants for this year’s hunt are Jeffrey M. Burdick of Oakdale, Gregory Joseph Burns of Clarksville, Michael Duane Galloway of Corryton and Joseph Edward McDonald, Jr. of Clinton.

  • Crappie fishing improves on...

    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 fall drawdown continues. The lake level on Monday, Oct. 18 was 1,005.66 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. Cool nights and shorter days have lowered surface temperatures to the low to mid-70s. The water is clear, with as much as eight feet of visibility at some locations on the lower end of the lake.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    Cove Lake State Park
    to host TWRA program

    On Thursday, Nov. 4, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host a public meeting at the Cove Lake State Park Pavilion in Caryville. The purpose of this program is to present information about some of the management programs in Anderson, Campbell and Scott counties.

  • Evans continues successful run

    After emerging as Campbell County High School’s dominant female runner during her sophomore season, Lauren Evans continued her string of success with yet another top-10 finish Saturday at the Cherokee Invitational in Knoxville. Evans took second place to Lauren Barnes of Heritage and missed her personal best by five seconds with a time of 20:29.
    Half of Campbell County’s 22 athletes ran personal best times.