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Today's News

  • Toys for Tots collection

    Shelby County High School’s Marine Corps JROTC Program held a Toys For Tots drive Dec. 3 at Walmart in Shelbyville. For its first “Stuff the Truck” event, SCHS MCJROTC unit was allowed to park a military truck in front of the store, where it was “stuffed” full in 10 hours with approximately 800 toys.  All of these toys were donated to the local Angel Tree Foundation for the underprivileged children of Shelby County.

  • Madrid student visits through Skype

  • Cardwell, Wells power victory

    The Collins girls’ basketball team’s dynamic duo helped the Titans bounce back from their first loss of the season in a big way.

    Senior guard Leeara Cardwell scored 22 points, and junior forward Aaliyah Wells tallied 21 to lead Collins to a 66-46 victory over host Central Hardin on Saturday evening.

    “It was good for us to get a nice win on the road against a good team,” said Titans Coach Phillip Conder, whose team is 3-1 away from home.

    Cardwell connected on 9 of her 16 shots, including 2 of 3 3-pointers and 2 of 5 free throws.

  • Sharks swim well in meet at UofL

    The Shelby Sharks swam well at the 2011 Cardinal Aquatics Christmas Classic this past weekend at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    “Overall we had ninety-six best times, sixteen new state qualifying times and thirteen top three finishes,” Sharks Coach Jeremiah Heath said.

  • Big early hole proves too deep

    The North Bullitt boys’ basketball team used some hot shooting – likely reminiscent of the event’s namesake – to beat Shelby County in the inaugural Mike Casey Classic.

    The Eagles made 35 field goals, including 11 3-pointers, on their way to a 96-74 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night in the final game of the Classic in Mike Casey Gymnasium.

  • Good 1st half is good enough for Rockets

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team won two games during the 2010-11 regular season, and Friday night the Rockets equaled that performance, clipping host Campbellsville, 45-37.

    Just like they did in their previous victory over Henry County, the Rockets built a lead in the first half then held off the Eagles, outscoring them 17-9 in the first quarter and 25-15 in the first half, in spite of foul trouble to forwards Justus Martin and Mackenzie and Savannah Raizor.

  • Rockets romp to 3rd in a row

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team won its third consecutive game and equaled its victory total from last season on Saturday afternoon.

    Coming off a quick turnaround, following Friday night’s victory at Campbellsville, the Rockets responded with a 44-24 victory over host Carroll County.

  • Titans put the big D on D-ville

    A fabulous first half – particularly on the defensive end – carried the Collins boys’ basketball team to victory Friday night.

    The Titans held visiting Danville to only eight points in the first 16 minutes on their way to a 63-43 victory.

    Collins led, 12-2, at the end of the first quarter and 26-8 at intermission as it won for the fourth time in five games this season.

    Junior forward Dez Marshall scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and senior center Brian Stone tallied 12 points for the Titans (4-1).  

  • Newcomer Wallace sparks Rockets

    Bryan Wallace continued to provide an early-season spark for the Shelby County boys’ basketball team, fueling the Rockets’ first victory of the season.

    Wallace, a sophomore guard, scored a team-high 20 points, most of them in the first half, when Shelby built a 17-point lead on its way to a 78-70 victory over visiting Mercer County on Friday night at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    “The key was we came out with intensity and worked hard,” said Wallace, who was 6-for-14 from the field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line.  

  • Shelby County School Board: Shelby dropouts now have new way to finish

    Shelby County Public Schools is hoping to jumpstart the careers of students who jumped out of school a little too early.

    The district will begin a pilot program on Jan. 3 that will help students who dropped out of school before graduating finally earn their diplomas.

    This program differs from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) program in that students actually earn Shelby County diplomas instead of an equivalency.