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Today's Sports

  • Campbell County teams split with...

    The Campbell County High School girls’ varsity basketball team won its 11th consecutive game Tuesday night with a 69-29 home trouncing of district foe Karns.

    Point guard Courtney Morris led the victory parade with 14 points for the Lady Cougars (7-0 district, 13-4 overall).

    Kristin Chapman chipped in 13 points, followed by Shayla Goins with 12, Niki Ward and Maria Foust eight each, Hannah Owens five, Amber Young four, Courtney Miller three and Emily Byrge two.

    Whitney Benge led Karns with six points.

  • Blue Devils are coming along...

    If not for a last-second putback last week by Seymour’s D.J. Griffin, the Jellico High School boys’ basketball team would be on a seven-game winning streak.

    As it is, the Blue Devils (2-2 district, 7-9 overall) have won six of their last seven games and carry some much needed momentum going into the New Year. Jellico coach Mike Reynolds will take that and run with it after a rough start to the season.

    “Our young kids are growing up some,” Reynolds said.

  • Jellico football players named...

    Five Jellico High School football players were recently named to the All-District 4-A Team.

    Senior Ryan Irwin and juniors Jeff Carr and Daniel Steakley were selected first team all-district, while junior Austin Bowlin and sophomore Josh Lay made the second team.

    Irwin played fullback and linebacker for the Blue Devils. Carr played tight end and linebacker. Steakley played offensive guard and defensive end. 

    Bowlin and Lay both played running back and linebacker.

  • Jellico football players named...

    Five Jellico High School football players were recently named to the All-District 4-A Team.

    Senior Ryan Irwin and juniors Jeff Carr and Daniel Steakley were selected first team all-district, while junior Austin Bowlin and sophomore Josh Lay made the second team.

    Irwin played fullback and linebacker for the Blue Devils. Carr played tight end and linebacker. Steakley played offensive guard and defensive end. 

    Bowlin and Lay both played running back and linebacker.

  • Poteet’s 3-pointers help CCHS...

    Corey Poteet’s long-range marksmanship last week helped carry the Campbell County High School boys’ basketball team to a Lenoir City Christmas Tournament championship.

    The Cougars (2-2 district, 9-4 overall) beat Middle Tennessee Class AAA power Columbia Central, 63-54, Thursday night to complete a 3-0 tournament run with their fourth consecutive victory.

  • Poteet’s 3-pointers help CCHS...

    Corey Poteet’s long-range marksmanship last week helped carry the Campbell County High School boys’ basketball team to a Lenoir City Christmas Tournament championship.

    The Cougars (2-2 district, 9-4 overall) beat Middle Tennessee Class AAA power Columbia Central, 63-54, Thursday night to complete a 3-0 tournament run with their fourth consecutive victory.

  • Campbell County teams make...

    Campbell County High School’s varsity basketball teams went on the road Tuesday night to sweep District 3-AAA rival Clinton for the second time this season.

    The Lady Cougars (5-0 district, 11-4 overall) defeated the Lady Dragons, 67-42, with nine players scoring points.

    Senior point guard Courtney Morris led the way with 14, followed by post player Shayla Goins with 13, Maria Foust eight, Amber Young and Hannah Owens seven each, Courtney Miller and Emily Byrge six each, Niki Ward five and Kristin Chapman one.

  • Looking back at 2011, the year...

    June

    The Lady Cougars went 11-8 during summer team basketball camps at William Blount, Tennessee Tech and Alcoa.

    Jellico High School’s boys went 19-10 while playing a mix of small and large school teams during summer team basketball camps at Maryville College, LMU and  Middle Tennessee State.

    Cheerleader camp at Jacksboro Middle School drew a large crowd.

  • Tourney title makes for a Merry...

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars did their best to give the homestanding Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders a blue Christmas by spoiling the Blue and Gold’s chance at earning back-to-back Smoky Mountain Classic championships with a 63-52 win by the visitors on Friday night.

    “I thought we came out really with no purpose,” said a disappointed G-P girls’ coach Katie Parton, following the 11-point championship loss. 

  • Tourney title makes for a Merry...

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars did their best to give the homestanding Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders a blue Christmas by spoiling the Blue and Gold’s chance at earning back-to-back Smoky Mountain Classic championships with a 63-52 win by the visitors on Friday night.

    “I thought we came out really with no purpose,” said a disappointed G-P girls’ coach Katie Parton, following the 11-point championship loss.