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Today's Sports

  • State wildlife commission names...

     The February meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) marked the final scheduled meeting for three commissioners, while the commission named its officers for 2011-12.

    Mike Chase of Knoxville, Johnny Coleman of Livingston and Mike Hayes of Hornbeak have their commission appointments conclude at the end of February. Coleman was unable to attend the meeting due to illness. The two outgoing commissioners present were recognized for their service.

  • The 1990-91 CCHS Lady Cougars:...

     Audrey Orick Pahach

    Audrey was awarded a college scholarship from Cleveland State Community College, and was a star for 2 seasons in the Tennessee junior college ranks. She went on to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she graduated in 1997. After college, she taught elementary school in Tennessee, Maryland and North Carolina. She currently lives in a suburb of Greenville, S.C. and has been married 12 years to Brent Pahach. The couple has a 6-year-old son named Drew, who is involved in basketball, soccer and taekwondo.

  • Girls on 1990-91 state team left...

      In the long and glorious history of the Campbell County High School girl’s basketball program, one team stands alone.

    It’s been two decades since the Lady Cougars’ first trip to the state tournament, and the 1990-91 squad still is the CCHS girl’s team by which all others are measured.

    That team produced half a dozen future college players, spawned a couple of brief coaching careers and created an elite basketball fraternity.

  • Jellico boys come up short...

     Twenty years after their only sub-state appearance, Jellico High School’s boys found themselves one win away Monday night from qualifying for the state basketball tournament.

    Playing on their home court before a record crowd (1,076-plus), the Region 2-A champion Blue Devils attempted to extend their 9-game winning streak against Region 1-A runner-up Cloudland.

  • Blue Devils upset Harriman for...

     Brothers in arms, Jellico High School basketball players Cody Malicoat and Brent Ayers walked out of the visitor’s locker room together Thursday night to a hero’s welcome.

    “We’re going to state. I’ll die before we lose,” declared Malicoat, who was proudly carrying the Region 2-A Tournament Most Valuable Player plaque, his third MVP award during what has been a spectacular season for the junior forward.

  • Jellico routs Midway in Region 2...

        There were a few bumps and scrapes but no bruised egos for the Jellico High School boys during their Region 2-A Basketball Tournament opener Saturday against visiting Midway.

    District 4-A MVP Cody Malicoat powered in 22 points as the No. 1 seed Blue Devils (19-12 overall) pounded the Green Wave, 72-45, while advancing to Tuesday’s semifinal round at Harriman.

    Jacob Parkinson scored a team-high 11 points for Midway, the No. 4 seed from District 3-A.

  • Lady Cougars put up a fight...

     Campbell County High School’s girls fought back from a double-digit deficit in both halves but came up short on the scoreboard Friday night during a 53-50 elimination round loss to Farragut in the Region 2-AAA Basketball Tournament.

    Shayla Goins, a junior post player, led the Lady Cougars (18-11 overall) with 15 points, including a 7-of-7 effort from the charity stripe.

  • Evans signs football, track deal...

     Campbell County High School senior Keenan Evans has accepted a combo football/track scholarship offer from the University of the Cumberlands.

    The two-time District 3-AAA lineman of the year made if official Tuesday during a signing ceremony at CCHS. He will join former high school teammates Phillip and Stephen Wells and Troy Arnold, who have played for UC the past two seasons. 

    “I’m excited to get to go to a winning program,” Evans said afterward.

  • Blue Devils to play Harriman for...

        Will the last person in Jellico tonight please turn off the lights?

    Everyone else is sure to be in Harriman to cheer on the Blue Devils in the boy’s championship game of the Region 2-A Basketball Tournament.

    Jellico, the District 4-A champ, advanced to Thursday’s title game with a 76-68 defeat of Oneida, which was the Blue Devils’ fourth victory this season over the Indians.

  • Powder Mill Bass Tournament...

     Week 2 winners in the Powder Mill Bass Tournament Series were: 1st place – Sam and Travis Richardson (8.8 lbs.); 2nd place – David and Karen Miller (8.1 lbs.); 3rd place – Jason Dotson and Daniel Stanfill (7.0 lbs.); big fish – Jason Dotson (3.12 lbs.).