• Summer Boating Season Kicks Off With Memorial Day Weekend 05/21/2020 The 2020 Memorial Day holiday weekend is upon us and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets along with boating in a safe and responsible manner. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and is one of the year’s busiest boating ...
  • Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team Has Big Weekend 05/13/2020 The COVID 19 pandemic has halted most sport but fishing is not one of them. Last weekend the Campbell County Middle School Fishing team dominated the first ever Norris Lake Social Distancing Fishing Tournament. The only contact any of the fishermen had was that of the people on their own boats. The Cougar Middle ...
  • Jellico Quarterback Joseph Paul Ranked In Top 50 By Gridiron Scout 05/12/2020 Joseph Paul had a standout year as quarterback for the Blue Devils of Jellico last football season. The junior gunslinger was money through the air completing 113 passes on 225 attempts. He 17 touchdowns and only 8 interceptions. In all he threw for 1571 yards. He also rushed 33 times ...
  • May 16th-22nd Is Safe Boating Week 05/11/2020 The 2020 National Safe Boating Week is May 16-22 and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season starts in full force. National Safe Boating Week is annually held the week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Boating partners across the United States and Canada ...
  • TWRA Offers Guidelines For Safe Recreational Boating 04/30/2020 When enjoying recreational boating, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says it is important to observe the following practices to protect yourself and others and slow the spread of Covid-19: Only boat with those in your immediate household: no guests or outside-of-household family. Boat close to home. Make direct trips to local accesses only. Go right from your ...
  • TSSAA Addresses Summer Sporting Activities 04/28/2020 Executive Director Bernard Childress and the TSSAA state office staff are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on interscholastic athletics in Tennessee. Due to the ongoing social distancing efforts, the Board of Control’s three-day meeting originally scheduled for June in Murfreesboro has been cancelled. The Board will take into consideration the items from ...
  • TWRA Announces Availability Of Clean Streams Grant 04/28/2020 The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with stream clean-up projects and planting projects during the 2020-21 fiscal year. Five grants, at a maximum of $1,000 each, are available for each of TWRA’s four regional Aquatic Habitat ...
  • TSSAA Legislative Council Meets To Review Bylaw Revisions 04/28/2020 Several updates to the TSSAA Bylaws were made over the past six months that will take affect in July for the start of the 2020-21 school year. The changes were voted on at the two previous meetings of the Legislative Council. We are asking the administrations of all TSSAA and TMSAA member schools to carefully ...
  • TWRA Seeking Input On Proposed Upcoming Hunting Regulations 04/28/2020 The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now soliciting comments on the proposed 2020-21 and 2021-22 hunting seasons’ regulations that were made at the April meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about the proposed hunting regulations with TWRA staff. A public comment period ...
  • TSSAA Addresses Questions On Offseason 04/23/2020
  • Ryan Browning Promoted To CCHS Athletic Director 04/20/2020 On April 20, Campbell County High School also announced a change in Athletic Director for the school. Ryan Browning will now be taking the reins as the new director. From Halls, Tn, Browning played baseball at Tennessee Tech before joining the CCHS staff in 1999. His first year as a teacher, Browning took on ...
  • Clawson Named New Cougar Basketball Coach 04/20/2020 Cougar Basketball has a new coach and his name is Ernie “Mac” Clawson. Clawson is a 1995 graduate of Powell Valley High School and Lincoln Memorial University. He started his coaching career at his alma mater while still studying at LMU. His first head coaching job was with the Eagles of H.Y. Livesay where he took ...
  • Brown Receives Offer To Continue Baseball Career 04/20/2020 Though spring sports were cancelled by the TSSAA amid the COVID 19 crisis at least one Cougar athlete will have an opportunity to play his skills on the college level. Michael Brown has received an offer from the Finlandia Lions. Brown, the lone senior on the Cougar Baseball team, had been named All District on two ...
  • Pat’s Place: Farewell Too Soon 04/16/2020 I am used to writing a farewell column to the senior athletes of the COugar Nation. I am not used to doing it in April without seeing a single one of them in action. As we all now the Coronapocalypse has ended the school year, spring sports and even the TSSAA Basketball tournament (which ...
  • Secretary Bernhardt Proposes Historic Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities 04/11/2020 Continuing the Trump Administration’s significant efforts to increase recreational access on public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today a historic proposal for new and expanded hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 million acres at 97 national wildlife refuges and 9 national fish hatcheries. This proposed rule is the ...
  • TWRA News: Turkey Season to Open; Lakes and Rivers Remain Open 04/03/2020 Tennessee’s 2020 statewide spring turkey hunting season will be held as scheduled and the state’s lakes and rivers and access areas controlled by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will remain open. “Governor (Bill) Lee’s Executive Orders 22 and 23 identifies outdoor activity as an essential activity provided that individuals follow Health Guidelines,” said Kurt Holbert, ...
  • Fishing Tournament To Benefit Owens As He Battles Cancer 02/25/2020
  • Middle School Anglers Have Big Day 02/25/2020 This weekend Campbell County Middle School Fishing had another successful day on the lake. They spent the day fishing Norris Lake with tremendous results. The young Cougars swept the fist three places. Anthon and Ayden Malone got first place with 12.72 pounds. Mason Dople and Gabe St. John were second. Mack Fritts and Reid Chapman ...
  • Youth Soccer Sign Ups Underway 02/18/2020
  • Pat’s Place: So Long Shayne 02/13/2020 For the last decade one man has been a constant for Cougar Basketball. Players and coaches have come and gone but Shayne White. His love of the game started all the way back in his days as a Valley View Bobcat. Coach Brent Peel brought Shayne on board for his tenure as a Bobcat. Moving ...