Today's Sports

  • Locals fare well in elementary/...

    Campbell County elementary and middle school runners did very well in a cross-country race last week at Cove Lake State Park. 

    A total of 251 runners and 19 complete teams from the greater Knoxville area competed in the middle school division. Led by eighth grader Toby Jones, who consistently finishes among the top runners in any given race, Campbell County’s boys placed 9th in the team standings.

    The hilly and challenging Cove Lake course was 2.2 miles long.

  • SPORTS NOTES - September 22

    There will be a referee camp at Jacksboro Middle School on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 2-4 p.m. Anyone interested in officiating elementary or middle school basketball should attend the camp.  There is no charge.

  • Tigers tame Blue Devils

    Sunbright High School’s football team dominated Jellico from start to finish Friday night on its way to a convincing 56-6 win in District 4-A.

    The eighth-ranked Tigers (1-1 district, 3-1 overall) defeated the winless Blue Devils for the fourth season in a row. In the last four meetings of the two teams, Sunbright has rolled up 170 points.

  • Middle school soccer girls win...

    Campbell County’s girls won a middle school soccer match Thursday at Norris. The CC ladies defeated Norris, 5-0, with goals from Lindsay Horton (2), Drew Leach, Katie Caldwell and Katie Wells.

    Campbell County tied West Valley, 1-1, on Monday. Stacy Morton scored CC’s lone goal.

  • CCHS cross-country teams fare...

    During the recent Cherokee Cross-Country Classic at Knoxville, Campbell County High School’s boys finished in the top third (10th) out of a field of 31 teams.

    Cody Willoughby, a newcomer to high school cross-country placed 39th out of 305 total runners to lead the Cougars. He completed the 3.1-mile course in 18 minutes, 17 seconds.

  • Campbell County can’t get...

    The Karns defense lived up to its pre-game hype Friday night, as the host Beavers shut out District 3 rival Campbell County, 35-0.

    Karns (2-0 district, 3-1 overall) now finds itself atop the league standings with such heavyweights as Powell, Anderson County and Hardin Valley.

    Meanwhile, the Cougars (0-2 district, 1-3 overall) could not put together a consistent drive all night after the athletic Beavers blew up their spread offense.

  • Scouting Report — Hardin Valley...

  • Owls, Eagles fall

    It’s not been a good week for local middle school football teams, as both LaFollette and Jacksboro suffered losses Thursday night.

    The Owls fell 32-6 at home to Eagleton, which scored on the first play from scrimmage. LaFollette’s Elijah Powell intercepted a 2-point conversion pass that held the score to 6-0.

    Eagleton scored again to take a 12-0 lead at the end of the opening quarter. The Owls trailed 26-0 at halftime. Powell scored LaFollette’s lone touchdown on a run of over 50 yards.

  • Bolton leads Jellico runners at...

    Jellico cross-country runner Matt Bolton placed 3rd overall with a time of 21:03 in the Blue Devils’ first major cross-country meet of the season Thursday evening at Oneida. Teams from Jellico, Oneida, Scott High, Cumberland Gap, Sunbright, J. Frank White Academy and McCreary County Ky. competed in the first full 5K.

    Ovi Kabir ran, despite recovering from a pulled muscle, and finished 16th overall at 23:22.

  • Soccer team wins

    The Campbell County Middle School girls soccer team won its first home match of the season on Monday afternoon. Campbell County defeated West Valley, 3-1.  Lindsay Horton, Drew Leach and Hannah Anderson each scored a goal for the winners.

    Campbell County will play this afternoon (Thurs.) at Norris.