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  • CCHS football camp building a...

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    Twitter: @ChrisCannon89

    JACKSBORO–Campbell County High School hosted 80 youngsters on Monday and Tuesday for its third annual football camp.
    Participants learned speed skills, defensive techniques and offensive tactics.
    For head coach Justin Price, the camp was a big experience.

  • It's A Miracle!: Showing...

    “How can a game have such an effect on man’s soul? The way I see it, how can it not? You don’t choose the game; it chooses you. And when it does, you become connected for life.” - 7 Days in Utopia
    This will be my first installment of a three part series of my trip to Europe to work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
    Sometimes in life, we are called do be a part of something that is bigger than ourselves.

  • Column: Leave the cell phones...

    It’s been said time and time again.
    “Kids are too wrapped up in their video games, and they need to get outside.”
    However, should that adage be just for kids?
    This past weekend, I went camping at Fall Creek Falls.
    Camping in a tent under the stars, smelling themountain air and above all, having no cell phone service.
    A weekend without cell phone distraction, Facebook and Twitter.
    To say the least, it was way better than most people would think.
    To me, getting outside is something that is relaxing.

  • No boating fatalities on...

    NASHVILLE–The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reporting that there were no boating-related fatalities reported over the 2013 Memorial Day holiday weekend. It marks the third consecutive year that the unofficial weekend start to the summer boating season has been free of boating fatalities.
    During the Memorial Day holiday period from Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, there were eight total reported boating accidents for the second straight year. Three of the accidents resulted in injuries and the other five were property damage accidents.

  • Sports News 6-13-13

    June 13

    Campbell County Summer Baseball

    The Campbell County High School summer baseball team will host Powell. The nine-inning, DH rule game will begin at 6 p.m.

     

    June 13-14

    Twist N Shout Tryouts

    Twist N Shout will be having tryouts for ages 5 through 18. Cheer tryouts will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., as the Hip Hop Dance tryouts will last from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kimberly Harris at 566-1582.

     

  • Bruce, Wells take Top 20 finish...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA - Jordan Bruce and Nick Wells have become accustomed to fighting off other anglers during the 2013 season, as the team took the Anglers of the Year award for Campbell County High School.

    However, on Saturday, the team found themselves battling something tougher than other fishermen.

  • Line breaks to heartaches

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA – Anytime a fish breaks off, it’s a hard day for an angler.

    However, for Aaron Sanders and Jake Clowers, the day was infinitely harder during Saturday’s Student Anglers Federation’s Tennessee High School State Tournament.

    “We had two or three big ones break off,” Sanders said. “It was devastating. We just said, ‘We’ll get the next one,’ and go on.

  • Freshmen excited about future at...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA – For two Campbell County High School fishermen, it was a chance to prove themselves.

    Caleb Dople and Zach Paul are two freshmen who have proven they have what it takes, only being edged by juniors Nick Wells and Jordan Bruce in the Anglers of the Year competition this season.

    The duo have bigger fish to fry in their next three seasons at Campbell County High School.

  • Big fish helps Shouse, Kirk to 5...

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    NICKAJACK LAKE, CHATTANOOGA - Chris Shouse and Dakota Kirk’s day at the Student Anglers Federation’s Tennessee High School State Tournament didn’t go quite as planned.

    With weather being the biggest threat at the tournament, original ideas changed for many of the anglers in the 70-boat tournament.

    For Shouse and Kirk, the story was no different.

  • Summer ball betters Campbell...

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    JACKSBORO – Not even a month out of its final game, Campbell County is already back to the grind on the baseball diamond.

    The Cougars have started summer ball, which most think will help the team’s chances in the 2014 campaign.