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Today's Sports

  • Size and creel limits changing...

     The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) voted to amend regulations in regard to smallmouth bass fishing on Norris Lake during its March meeting.

    Bobby Wilson, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Fisheries Division chief, recently attended a Norris Lake Fisheries Advisory Committee (NLFAC) meeting. The NLFAC is a community-based group of advisors to the TWRC on fishery management. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency acts as an advisor to the committee.

  • Chapman, Provins set meet...

     Campbell County junior Kristin Chapman set meet and stadium records Saturday while winning the girls’ high jump title at the Hardin Valley Track and Field Invitational.

    Tennessee’s reigning Class AAA girls’ high jump champion matched her previous personal record (5-7) set last May at the state meet. Her closest competitor on Saturday jumped 4-10, the height in which Chapman entered the event.

  • Lady Cougars battle Ambassadors...

      Campbell County High School’s softball team hosted the Ambassadors last week for a doubleheader.

    Even though the Lady Cougars lost both games, 6-3 and 9-6, they were able to put some runs on the scoreboard and had a productive day at the plate.

    During the opening contest, first baseman Mary Hickman smacked a pair of doubles, drove in a run and stole home plate. Alex Hempsall also drove in a run and pitched for Campbell County.

  • Owls run a strong second to...

     LaFollette’s boys finished second to Maryville during an 8-team middle school track and field meet last week at Webb School of Knoxville.The Owls accumulated 90 points, which was 73 behind Maryville. Union Grove took 3rd place with 57 points, followed by Heritage, 4th with 46 points; North, 5th with 34 points; Oak Ridge-Robertsville, 6th with 32 points; Sacred Heart, 7th with 26 points; and Webb, 8th with 7 points.

  • Allen hits 2-run homer at AC

     Third baseman Kelsey Allen provided the only scoring for Campbell County High School’s softball team Tuesday afternoon during a game at district rival Anderson County.

    Allen drilled a 2-run homer to keep her team from being shut out by the Lady Mavericks. It was her second home run of the year.

    The Lady Cougars fell 9-2, but hope to get on the winning track with a home doubleheader tomorrow (Fri.) against the Knoxville Ambassadors.

  • Comer stars in martial arts...

  • Daugherty earns black belt

  • Baseball Cougars complete season...

     The Campbell County High School baseball team recently swept a pair of games from Cumberland Gap.

    On March 19, the Cougars won 12-7 at home. 

    Senior lefty Andrew Dykes was credited with the pitching victory. He went 5 2/3 innings, scattered 4 hits, gave up 4 earned runs and 6 walks, and struck out 7 batters. Aaron Chapman pitched in relief to earn the save.

    Brian Hale suffered the loss for the Panthers, with Logan Gilbert pitching in relief.

  • Middle school baseball team...

      On March 22, the CCMS baseball team hosted a doubleheader vs. the Oneida Indians. Coach Andy Ellison went with Ethan Jeffers to pitch. In the top of the first inning, two CCMS errors and a single plated two runs. Jeffers got a strikeout and then fielded a grounder for the second out, Jeffers to Evans.  

    A single scored a third run before catcher Adam Markley faked a throw to second to allow the runner on third to come toward home, in which Markley tagged a surprised Oneida  player out. Oneida was up 3-0.

  • Week 4 Powder Mill Tournament...

    Brian Miller and John Carroll took 1st place Saturday with 9.14 lbs. during the fourth week of the Powder Mill Bass Tournament Series. Runners-up were David Hatfield and Robbie Powell with 9.13 lbs., while Sam and Travis Richardson finished 3rd with 9.7 lbs. Tommy Moore earned big fish honors with a 2.11 lb. bass. Winner of the sponsor bonus ($50 from Brown Farms) was Nick Goins.