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  • Cougars continue winning streak

    Equaling its longest such streak this season, the Campbell County High School boy’s basketball team clobbered District 3-AAA foe Powell, 64-46, Tuesday night for a fourth consecutive victory.

    Senior forward Zach Norman continued his torrid scoring pace with 19 points to lead the Cougars, who improved their record to 6-5 in league play and 12-8 overall heading into another huge district showdown tomorrow (Fri.) night at Oak Ridge.

  • Local teams fall in league tourney

    Campbell County basketball teams had a rough go of it Monday night during opening round action of the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association Area 2 Tournament at Anderson County High.

    Lower-seeded teams eliminated both Jacksboro’s girls and LaFollette’s boys.

    The No. 6 Lady Eagles fell 34-28 to No. 7 Lake City.

    Point guard Whitney Sawyer led Jacksboro with nine points, followed by Jamie Mynatt and Kristi Owens with eight each, and Whitney Williamson three.

  • Albright nominated for award

    Tyler Albright of Campbell County High School has been nominated as an Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year.

    As a result of this achievement, Albright is among a select group of players who are eligible to be selected as a national Red Zone Player of the Year and honored in a full-page feature in USA Today in February.

  • Short-handed Blue Devils survive another game, 59-54

    Minus several key players, who are halfway through a six-game suspension for playing in an unauthorized benefit game, the Jellico High School boy’s basketball team somehow found a way to win Thursday night at the J. Frank White Academy.

    Jeremiah Thompson bailed the Blue Devils out of their most recent quandary by scoring 17 of his game-high 20 points in the second half of a 59-54 Jellico victory.

    Thompson scored 10 of his points, including 4-of-4 free throws, to help break three ties in the fourth quarter.

  • Lady Cougars rally past Powell, 55-53

    Campbell County’s girls looked for all the world like they were going to lose Tuesday night’s District 3-AAA high school basketball game to visiting Powell.

    Trailing 51-38 early in the fourth quarter, the Lady Cougars managed to regain their composure and work their way back into contention with a 12-0 run.

    With a couple of big plays down the stretch from freshman Maria Foust, Campbell County won 55-53 to improve its record to 6-5 in league play and 10-9 overall.