Today's News

  • Oldham County eliminates Shelby County from region

    A tough loss to perennial 8th Region runner-up Oldham County ended Shelby County’s volleyball campaign on Wednesday night, as the Rockets fell in four sets to the Colonels.

    “It was the best way to go out,” SCHS coach Kristen Kapp said. “If we weren’t going to win, that would be the way to go out.”

    OC (23-12) jumped out to an early lead in the first set and rode that deficit to a 25-17 opening frame victory.

  • Collins falls to North Oldham in region semis

    Collins volleyball fought hard against opponent North Oldham on Wednesday night, but it was not enough to overcome the Mustangs, as the Titans season ended in a four-set loss to North.

    Following a slow first set that saw the Mustangs (26-7) close out Collins 25-12; the Titans kicked it into gear in the final three sets of play.

    “I was a little disappointed in the way we started,” Titans coach Cary Clark said. “We hesitated out of the gate. The second set we kind of found our legs and started playing harder.”

  • Shelby County travels to face South Oldham

    Shelby County will end its season tonight with a tough test, as the Rockets travel to face off against 5A power South Oldham.

    The Dragons (8-1) have been a force on both offense and defense this season, with its lone loss coming in week one to Christian Academy-Louisville, 28-14.

    Since that game, South has been on a complete tear, outscoring its last eight opponents 359-46.

  • Collins hosts Pulaski County tonight

    Collins’ defensive backfield should see a good amount of work tonight, when the Titans take on a pass-heavy Pulaski County team at home.

    The Maroons (4-5) are led by junior QB Wiley Cain, who has thrown for more than 2,500 yards – 285 per game.

    Luckily for the Titans, Cain is prone to making mistakes with his throws.

    The junior has tossed 20 touchdowns to 13 interceptions so far this season, and the Pulaski quarterback has also been hampered by the lack of a consistent rushing attack.

  • Updated: Louisville woman killed in officer shooting was armed

    An officer with the Shelbyville Police Department has been placed on administrative leave after an officer involved shooting fatality Monday night, in which a woman died from a gunshot wound, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeff Ivers said that Ashleigh Bertucci, 31, of Louisville, was pronounced dead after a shooting that occurred outside a home in the Dominion Homes Cloverbrook subdivision off Mount Eden Road near the I-64 interchange.

  • Water projects on tap

    When spring rolls around next year, several new water-related projects would get underway in Shelbyville.

    At Thursday night’s meeting of the Shelbyville City Council, council members authorized, at the request of Tom Doyle, manager of Shelbyville Municipal Water, the issuance of bonds totaling $6.5 million dollars.

    “We started this project process some time ago,” said Doyle, adding that the project is being financed by Commonwealth Bank and Trust on a 20-year bond at 3.5 percent.

  • Garr trial re-enactment will be Friday and Saturday

    The re-enactment of a famous trial that occurred in the 1930s in Shelbyville will take place Friday and Saturday, wrapping up the events surrounding the murder of Brig. Gen. Henry Denhardt.

    The reenactment, led by Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery, was aimed at educating the community of a notorious murder that impacted the lives of many community members and their descendants.

    Many of those relatives were eager to share their stories in different aspects of the re-enactment of the shooting and the trial this weekend.

  • Titans haul in district title

    Behind four second-quarter touchdown passes by senior quarterback J.R. Lucas, Collins went up big early and eventually cruised to a 38-19 victory over rival Shelby County, taking the District 4 crown in the process.

    “Of course it always feels good to beat your rival team, but all that really matters is that we won the district,” J.R. Lucas said after the game. “We get that home advantage in the playoffs, but I have a lot of buddies [on Shelby County] too, it’s always fun to beat them.”

  • Collins sweeps Simon Kenton, moves to semis

    After a tight first set between Collins and Simon Kenton, the Titans took advantage in the second and third frames to sweep its way to the semifinals in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday night at Henry County High School.

    “We stole the first set, we didn’t earn it at all,” Titans coach Cary Clark said after the match. “We played better in the second and third sets. I think more than anything, we kept in points and forced [Simon Kenton] to make plays, and they didn’t make those plays.”

  • Eades sets school tackle record in win Friday

    Collins linebacker Nick Eades has brought toughness and intensity to the Titans defensive unit for several seasons now, and now will have his name in the school’s record books as a result.

    Along with winning both the rivalry game and clinching the district title on Friday night, Eades broke the school’s record for career tackles, with 476 total stops.

    The linebacker logged 18 total tackles in the 38-19 defeat of Shelby County, breaking the record of 466, set by former Titan and current Western Kentucky University standout linebacker Masai Whyte.