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Today's Sports

  • Boys' soccer team is off to...

    The Campbell County United boy’s middle school soccer team remains unbeaten after its first two matches.

    CC United, which is 1-0-1 overall with one win and a tie, will put its record on the line this afternoon (Thursday) at Clinton. The match is scheduled to begin 6 p.m.

    On Monday afternoon at Norris, CC United won 5-2 in a game called early due to stormy weather. Jake Ward scored two goals, while Jacob Lasley, Mathew Laxton and Noah Elorifi had one each.

  • Local fishermen win championship

    Two Campbell County bass fishermen did quite well for themselves last weekend while competing in the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail on Pickwick Lake in North Alabama.

    Brian Jordan and Michael Smith won the 2012 FOM Stren Team Series National Championship after hauling in 62.83 lbs. of bass during the three-day event.

    Their prizes included a few thousand dollars in prize money and a brand new, fully rigged 21-foot Skeeter bass boat with 250 horsepower Yamaha motor worth around $72,000.

  • Chambers making an impact for...

    Despite his freshman status, Matt Chambers is playing more like a veteran for a rapidly improving Walters State Community College men’s golf team.

    Chambers, a mass communications major from Jacksboro, qualified for all five of the Senators’ matches. That includes the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Tournament scheduled later next month at Plymouth, Ind.

    During Walter State’s victory last week in the Aramark Collegiate Invitational at Etowah Valley, NC, Chambers posted his best individual finish of the season. 

  • CCHS track athletes fare well at...

    Seniors Kristin Chapman and Shayla Goins led the Campbell County High School girls’ track and field team to a 3rd place finish Saturday at the Oak Ridge Relays.

    Chapman won the high jump and was runner-up in triple jump. Goins won the discus throw and placed 2nd in shot put.

    Only Hardin Valley and Maryville finished in front of the Lady Cougars. A total of 13 teams competed in the meet.

  • Campbell County baseball team...

    It’s been a tough week for the Campbell County High School varsity baseball team.

    The Cougars (8-14 overall) dropped four consecutive district games between Tuesday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 17.

    Included in that total were bookend losses to Hardin Valley.The week started off with a 4-0 loss to Hardin Valley. Campbell County got only three hits and committed three errors.

    Lee Sharp, Tucker Cain and Chris Hutson each had a single.

  • SPORTS NOTES — April 19

  • Lindsay King leads Lady Owls to...

    LaFollette’s girls placed 3rd Monday during the Area 2 Track and Field Championship Meet at Anderson County to qualify for sectionals this afternoon (Thursday) at Campbell County High.

    Lindsay King had a big day for the Lady Owls with 1st place in long jump, 2nd place in the 100-meter hurdles and 3rd place in the 400-meter dash. 

    Ashley Whited got LaFollette’s other 1st place finish in the discus throw.

  • Jacksboro track and field teams...

    Several Jacksboro Middle School track and field athletes advanced to compete at sectionals with Top 3 performances Monday afternoon in the Area 2 Championships at Anderson County High School.

    Jessica Stanley won the 100-meter dash for the 2nd place Lady Eagles with a time of 14.26 and took 1st in high jump with a new personal record of 4-4. 

    Gracie Faulkner won the 1,600 and 800 meter runs for the Lady Eagles and set a new school record in the 1,600 with a time of 5:49.

  • Campbell athletes put up big...

    It was an abbreviated meet Thursday afternoon at Anderson County for several local high school track and field teams.

    That included Campbell County, which had several top performances before lightning and rain forced cancellation of the last five of 18 total scheduled events. Other competing teams were host AC, Grace Christian Academy, Knoxville Central and Clarkrange.

    Seniors Kristin Chapman and Shayla Goins led the Lady Cougars. 

  • Baseball Cougars defeat Oneida,...

    Campbell County High School’s baseball team got within one game of .500 with a 9-2 victory Thursday afternoon at Oneida.

    The Cougars hit .400, pounded out a dozen hits and committed only one error while improving their record to 8-9 overall.

    Hunter Scott (2-2) pitched a complete game for Campbell County. He struck out seven batters and walked three, scattered four hits, and gave up an earned run.