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Today's News

  • First Person: Quinten Cottrell is local to the "old school' way

    Quinten Cottrell is a senior running back/defensive back on the Shelby County High School football team, and the son of Andrea and George Cottrell, who is an assistant coach for the Rockets football team and head coach of the SCHS track team, on which his son excels.

  • New Business, Under the Sun, KY

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  • EARLIER: Marion County 42, SCHS 7: District power confirmed

    Marion County scored early and often, and showed why they are the top team in Class 4A, District 4 with a dominating, 42-7 victory at Robert Doyle Stadium  on Friday.

    The Rockets (0-4, 0-2 in the district) narrowly avoided the shutout when senior Quinten Cottrell scored on a 3-yard run with less than a minute to play.

    The Knights used a powerful running attack to grind out 424 rushing yards on 58 carries. Senior running back Joseph Hazelwood scored four touchdowns, including runs of 31 and 41 yards. Clayton Smith and Austin Turner added the two other scores.

  • EARLIER: Collins 50, Elizabethtown 21: Elzy leads rout

     

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 10, 2010

    Boys golf: Collins upset

    Collins was upset by Lexington Sayre on Wednesday at the Shelbyville Country Club, 160-161. The Titans (7-2) were led by senior Josh Griffin’s 2-over-par 38.

    The JV team continued its winning streak by beating Sayre, 169-226. Brandon Sanner led with a 40. The Titans traveled to Brightleaf Golf Course in Harrodsburg Thursday to play against Mercer County.

  • Shelby helps Equestrian Games get flowing

    On Friday, a Shelby County woman proved that not only can you lead a horse to water but people as well – and on a global scale.

  • Cross country: Karas wins invitational

    Collins runner Caterina Karas continued her dominance on the girls’ cross-country competition by winning Saturday’s Shelby County Invitational.

    Both Collins and SCHS competed among 17 teams in boys and girls varsity and JV races.

  • The error of our ways can be an overwhelming

     Many years ago, when I was a young reporter working in Jackson, Miss., I wrote an editorial on a sports opinion page about a new stadium lease agreement the Jackson Mets were seeking with the City of Jackson.

    In those six or eight paragraphs, all well-developed logic that prodded the city to get in the game, I included one very large and significant error in the way I stated the percentage of increase the city was seeking.

  • WICHE: Eupatorium species fill the fall garden

    Despite the horrendous heat and late-season drought conditions this summer, the perennial borders are still looking pretty good.

    We did do some spot watering but mostly careful consideration and selection of late summer bloomers has saved the day. Bold and rather hardy perennials like Tartarian asters, helianthus, salvias, golden rod, Russian sage, Japanese anemone, ornamental grasses and Joe Pye weed are still stalwart and in bloom. They have all anchored the fall garden well.

  • Casey to be honored Saturday at UK

    Shelby County High School basketball legend Mike Casey will enter yet another – and perhaps a bit overdue – hall of fame Saturday.

    Casey will be inducted into the University of Kentucky Hall of Fame during ceremonies at halftime of UK’s home football game with Western Kentucky on Saturday night, nearly 40 years after he played his last game there.