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Today's Sports

  • Malicoat leads Jellico to 4-A...

        Jellico High School’s boys followed up their regular season championship with a District 4-A Basketball Tournament title Tuesday night at Wartburg.

    The Blue Devils defeated the host Bulldogs, 76-74, to earn another No. 1 seed in next week’s regional tournament. Jellico will host a quarterfinal game on Saturday at 7 p.m.

  • Blue Devils advance to finals

     District 4-A Player of the Year Cody Malicoat hit 4 of 5 free throws during the fourth quarter Saturday to help No. 1 seed Jellico defeat No. 4 Oneida, 52-44, and advance to the boy’s championship game of the league tournament.

    Malicoat finished the semifinal contest with a team-high 15 points, including a 3-pointer, for the Blue Devils (17-12 overall) who moved on to face tournament host Wartburg on Tuesday for the title. 

  • Campbell Co. girls defeat Halls...

     Kristin Chapman scored 20 of her game-high 22 points in the second half Monday night at Karns to lift the Campbell County High School girl’s basketball team to a 60-53 victory over Knox Halls in the girl’s consolation game of the District 3-AAA Tournament.

    The win avenged a pair of regular season losses to the Lady Red Devils, who were seeded second coming into the tournament. Both teams will open regional play tomorrow (Fri.) night on the road. Campbell County will play at Farragut.

  • Coaches to meet, baseball sign-...

      LaFollette Little League coaches will meet tonight (Thurs.) at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center. 

    Anyone interested in coaching tee-ball, coach pitch, softball or baseball should attend this meeting. 

    Also, player signups for all summer leagues will be held the next three Saturdays — Feb. 26, March 5 and 12 — from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.

  • Comer earns 1st place at...

  • Comer earns gold at Flip Fest

     Jordan Comer, of LaFollette, recently competed at the Flip Fest Gymnastics/Trampoline and Power Tumbling competition (with over 1,500 athletes from all over the United States) held at Knoxville. She earned gold medals for her Level 9 floor routine and Level 8 double-mini trampoline performance. Comer also was awarded the silver medal for her Level 8 trampoline routine. Having just returned from The Matrix Winter Classic, a competition held in Huntsville, Ala., she won three gold medals for her performance on the floor, double-mini trampoline and trampoline.   

  • Wooden earns 5th degree black...

  • Owls, Eagles remain in the hunt...

     Five of Campbell County’s middle school basketball teams were in action over the weekend when the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association East Sectional Championships got underway at Sevierville.

  • Largemouth bass are still best...

     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).

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

     Deadline approaching

    for annual photo contest

    The deadline is just around the corner to submit entries for the Tennessee Wildlife magazine photo contest. All photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing, wildlife native to the Volunteer State, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.

    March 5 is this year’s entry deadline.