• TSSAA Sets Rules and Season Format Soccer/Football. 07/22/2020
    The TSSAA set the 2020 high school rules and seasons for football and girls soccer today at a special called Board of Control meeting. General Rules. Coaches must complete free NFHS Covid-19 online course. Every coach in every school will be required to take the Covid-19 course. Public address systems will make announcements to remind those in ...
  • Lady Cougar Softball To Host Tryouts 07/22/2020
  • Cougar Football Player Tests Positive For COVID 19, Shutting Down Practices 07/20/2020
    Update! The mother of the athlete who tested positive has reached out to the Times with the following statement, “the athletes mother wanted to clarify that her son was not exposed to Covid-19 at football practice. It happened during the dead period and that the football program has been doing a phenomenal job of ...
  • Jacksboro Middle School Boys Basketball To Host Tryouts 07/17/2020
  • Savage Elite Win Axe World Series Event 07/14/2020
    The Tennessee Savage Elite played in the Axe Coach Pitch World Series last weekend in Crossville, Tennessee. The Savage Elite started off against the Badgers of Dunlap, Tennessee. They opened the game with scoring 4 runs in the top of the 1st. By the 3rd inning the Savage Elite were up 12-2. Desite a ...
  • Annual Cougar Football Golf Tournament Coming Up 06/30/2020
    The 2020 Campbell County Cougar football golf tournament is just around the corner! Support Cougar Football and enjoy a day at The Greens at Deerfield. The tournament will take place Wednesday, July 22. Lunch will be served at 11:30. Followed by tee off at 1:00. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Hole sponsorships are $50 ...
  • Middle School Fishing Team Has Huge Weekend 06/09/2020
    \ Young anglers from all over the state converged on Chattanooga’s Chickamauga Lake over the weekend for the The Tennessee Bass Federation/Fishing League Worldwide (TBF/FLW) State Championship. It was a great weekend for the young fishermen of the Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team and the championship title is coming back to Campbell County. Gabe St. ...
  • Savage Elite Dominate In The Tri-Cities 06/08/2020
    After a triumphant return to the diamond last weekend in Maryville the Tennessee Savage Elite were at it again. This time they traveled to upper East Tennessee to compete in the Kingsport East Tennessee Global State Tournament. Tennessee Savage Elite began pool play against the Stateliners out of Bristol, TN. The first couple of innings ...
  • Tennessee Savage Elite Has Big Weekend In Maryville Tournament 06/02/2020
    As The COVID 19 restrictions ease baseball has returned. This weekend an all start team made up of young athletes from LaFollette all the way to Chattanooga reunited to play in the Maryville “Bring The Heat” Tournament. Day one was pool play for the teams. The Savage Elite started off with a team known ...
  • Cougar Cheer’s Hannah Carroll to Join EKU Cheer in Fall 2020 05/29/2020
    If you’ve been to Cougar basketball or football games over the past four years you’ve doubtless seen the smiling blonde on top of the pyramid or doing gymnastics level tumbles on the sideline or across the court. Now Hannah Carroll is taking her cheer talent to the next level. She will be attending Eastern Kentucky University ...
  • 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