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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Campbell County’s Evans takes...

    Campbell County High School junior Lauren Evans won a cross-country race Thursday afternoon at Victor Ashe Park in northwest Knoxville.
    Evans finished the 3.1-mile course in 21 minutes, 24 seconds.
    Teammate Camille Reynolds (26:29) placed 40th overall in a field of 170 girls. The Lady Cougars finished eighth out of 17 teams.
    Other Campbell County finishers included Micheala Thomas, 50th; Maria Green, 63rd; Christina Goodman, 69th; Lucy Branam, 89th; and Christen VanEtten, 90th.

  • County high school football...

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    New licenses
    added by TWRA
    As approved earlier at a meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission, the addition of five licenses and an amendment to a trout fishing license specific to the city of Gatlinburg are now in effect.
    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the addition of a type 23 resident one-day all fish license. The cost for the type 23 License is $11. The resident one-day fishing license (no trout) remains $5.50.

  • Bass are hitting crank baits...

    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, Oct. 11 was 1,006.67 feet, nearly a foot and a half lower than it was the previous week.
    Cool nights and shorter days have dropped surface temperatures into 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.

  • Playoffs start tonight for...

    LaFollette and Jacksboro took different paths to victory last week during their final regular season football games.
    However, both the Owls and Eagles will set out on the same road tonight (Thurs.) when they host opening round games in the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association Playoffs. Jacksboro will play Avery Trace at 6 p.m., while LaFollette will face Horace Maynard at 7 p.m.
    “It’s a good chance to move on to the semifinals,” said LaFollette coach Cody Parker.
    “Once you get to that point, anything can happen.”

  • Real men wear pink

    Football players normally shy away from wearing anything pink.
    But when Jellico Elementary/Middle School cheer coach Linda McNealy pitched the idea for a football game promotion last year to benefit the fight against breast cancer, all those burly, macho boys couldn’t resist rushing to the aid of their damsels in distress.
    McNealy’s idea soon became an annual event that the entire Jellico community embraced with open arms.