• Cougar Talk: Lady Cougar Soccer Gains 9th Win 09/22/2017 The action was intense in yesterday evening’s soccer match up between the Scott County Lady Highlanders and the Campbell County Lady Cougars. The Lady Cougars entered the evening having never notched a victory over Scott High. Early on it looked as if that streak may continue, as the Lady Highlanders struck first. “As ...
  • Pat’s Place: Field Lights and Facebook 09/18/2017 Well I am sure most of you reading this think I have been replaced by an alien but I am here to defend our school board. Recently on Facebook there has been a lot of outrage about the school board’s request for a million dollars to fund various improvements throughout the county. The ...
  • Cougars Handily Defeat Hurricanes 09/11/2017 While most of the Hurricane talk has focused on Harvey and Irma the Cougars went into Morristown’s Burke-Toney Stadium to battle a different kind of Hurricane. The Morristown East Hurricanes led by former Cougar head coach Dewayne Wells were the opponents this week and gave the Cougars a pitched battle. Morristown East took and early ...
  • Pat’s Place: The Legacy of Coach Wells 09/07/2017 This week we will see a familiar face on Friday night in Morristown. The Cougars play the Mo East Hurricanes and we will be facing down the man that truly laid the foundation for the football program, Coach Dewayne Wells. Wells took over at one of the lower points in Cougar football history. ...
  • Cougar Talk: Oak Ridge Preview 09/01/2017 The Cougars are set to begin region play tonight and unlike previous seasons, where the Wildcats were at the end of the schedule, they are the first team up for CCHS in 2017. As normal, Oak Ridge is loaded with great athletes, they are well coached and are ranked in the top 10 in Class ...
  • Coaching Legends Reunite At Royal Lunch 08/31/2017 The recently reopened Royal Lunch has always been a legendary establishment in LaFollette. So it is only fitting that it is where legendary figures meet up when they visit. Earlier this week local legend Coach Ron Murray went to the Royal Lunch to meet up with his longtime friend and legendary University of ...
  • Lady Cougars Start Off Strong 08/23/2017 Tuesday night saw the Lady Cougar Volleyball team open up its season and district play at the John R.W. Brown Gymnasium. The Lady Dragons of Clinton came to town to challenge the Lady Cougars. The Lady Cougars started out strong in the junior varsity portion of the evening as they beat the Lady Dragons in ...
  • Cougars To Open Season Against Chiefs 08/18/2017 The scrimmages and jamboree are in the books, now it is time for another season of Cougar Football. The Cougars will open the season with a team they have not faced since Justin and Matt Price were juniors and wearing the blue and orange as players rather than coaches. Now in what seems ...
  • Lady Cougars Pick Up Historic Soccer Win 08/18/2017 Some people think it is easy to have “firsts” when a team only has a handful of varsity seasons under its belt. But there was nothing easy about the Lady Cougars first ever victory over the Lady Eagles of Gibbs. The Lady Eagles had always had the Lady Cougars number in the past. ...
  • Eagles Dominate Panthers In Season Opener 08/18/2017 Gibson Field is rarely a fun place for visiting teams. The Eagles are known for fiercely defending their home. The 2017 season opener was no different as the Panthers of Cumberland Gap rolled into town. The Eagles started out the evening in their 26 Special formation and began a brutal ground assault ...
  • Lady Cougar Soccer Off To Strong Start 08/17/2017 After an off season filled with camps put on by college coaches and a strong showing at the Claiborne County Jamboree Lady Cougar Soccer is already off to a strong start to the regular season. The team is now fully at home on their new field in front of CCHS after breaking it in ...
  • Cougar Talk: Lady Cougar Soccer Jamboree Day 08/10/2017 Saturday August 5th the Lady Cougar varsity and jv soccer squads traveled to Claiborne County to participate in a soccer jamboree. Each team played several 20 minute games throughout the day. The Lady Cougar varsity won all 4 of their matches. They defeated Grainger County 1-0, Claiborne County 2-0, Middlesboro 3-0, and Union County 2-1. Senior ...
  • Chadwell Named Interim Head Coach At Coastal Caroline 08/03/2017 Jamey Chadwell is one of the hottest young coaches in football today and he had his beginnings here in East Tennessee. Chadwell was a standout quarterback for the Jacksboro Eagles before going on to further heights as an Anderson County Maverick and ETSU Buccaneer. But his career did not stop there. Though ...
  • Ward Signs To Continue Soccer Career At Cumberlands 08/02/2017 With last soccer season a distant memory and graduation behind him Jake Ward is now signed to play soccer on the nest level. Ward, who was a member of the all district team last season, signed papers to become a Patriot of the University of the Cumberlands. When asked why he chose to go ...
  • Cougars Travel To Webb For Scrimmage 07/31/2017 As July comes to a close and August arrives football teams all across the region strap their pads on to prepare for the upcoming season. The Cougars of Campbell County are no exception. After a series of 7 on 7 events and practicing against one another the Cougars hit the road last Thursday ...
  • Eagles Prove Dominant In “Big Man” Competition 07/26/2017 While many people see this as 7 on 7 time as area teams prepare for the pending football season there is another competition going on as well. Many schools also host a variety of “big man” competitions to give the linemen something to focus on while their counterparts are sharpening their passing and receiving ...
  • Lady Cougar Volleyball Shines At UT Camp 07/20/2017 There is no rest for the young ladies who play volleyball for the Lady Cougars. After an offseason loaded with travel league volleyball, conditioning, and open gyms these athletes have put in a great deal of time improving their skill set. This week they took it even further by going to Lady Vol ...
  • Rutherford Named Preseason All-State 07/14/2017 Football guru Murphy Fair has released his preseason All-State Teams for Tennessee. There is a familiar name on the 5A roster. Rising senior Cougar quarterback Zach Rutherford has made the list. Rutherford had a stellar junior year and led the Cougars to the playoffs with his arm, which is rapidly becoming legendary. Last ...
  • TWRA Enforcing Alcohol Laws On Lake 06/29/2017 This weekend’s Operation Dry Water campaign that seeks out impaired boat operators will include several saturation details on lakes in east Tennessee. Operation Dry Water is a national Boating Under the Influence (BUI) awareness and enforcement campaign directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities. This year, the campaign will take place June 30-July ...
  • Cougars To Host Basketball Camp 06/19/2017