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Today's News

  • Lady Rockets win at Montgomery

    The SCHS girls’ golf team held off Notre Dame Saturday to win  its second tournament of the season.

    The girls shot a 353, topping Notre Dame by one stroke for the title at the Montgomery County Invitational at the Mount Sterling Golf Course.

    Eighth-grader Jordan Webb led the Lady Rockets with an 83.

    “She played very well on a tough course,” SCHS Coach Anna Simpson said.”

    Shannon Harover was next with an 85, Michaela Manley added an 86, and Madison Thomas rounded out the scores with a 99.

  • Lady Rockets top Atherton

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team dominated visiting Atherton on Wednesday but came away with just a 3-0 victory.

    “I’m happy we won, and I thought we played hard, but I know we’re better, and the girls know we’re better,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    The Lady Rockets (2-0) had 21 shots on goal in the game, but they had a lot of trouble finding the back of the net against the Rebels (1-1).

  • Lady Rockets top Atherton

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team dominated visiting Atherton on Wednesday but came away with just a 3-0 victory.

    “I’m happy we won, and I thought we played hard, but I know we’re better, and the girls know we’re better,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    The Lady Rockets (2-0) had 21 shots on goal in the game, but they had a lot of trouble finding the back of the net against the Rebels (1-1).

  • Court Reports Aug. 26, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Samuel John Alvey Jr., first-offense DUI and no/expired registration plates - plead guilty - 10-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $748 fine and costs.

    Thomas F. Albrecht, first-offense DUI - guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Ladner is new headmaster of Cornerstone

    With 25 years of history in its books, Cornerstone Christian Academy now looks to David Ladner to help write its next chapter.

    Ladner took over as headmaster for Cornerstone on Monday, bringing a two-prong mission for the students of the school.

  • Rockets hold off Woodford

    The Shelby County boys’ golf team held off visiting Woodford County on Tuesday, 167-170.

    Shelby’s Josh Griffin was the medalist in the match with a 39, and Jared Redmon was next with a 40. Both players out-shot Woodford County’s top score, a 41. Tayler Adams and Turner Mayton each shot 44 to round out the Rockets’ top four.

    The victory moved Shelby County to 3-0 in matches on the season.

    Next up for the Rockets will be a trip to Stonecrest Golf Course for the Prestonsburg Invitational on Saturday.

  • Oldham tops Shelby in volleyball opener

    The SCHS volleyball team showed promise early but couldn't maintain momentum in a 2-0 (25-16, 25-17) loss to visiting Oldham County on Monday.

    The girls led early in each game before giving way to Oldham, but SCHS Coach Felicia Pace said she knows her team is better than that first match shows.

  • Datebook Aug. 26, 2009

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  • Home destroyed by fire

    Keyshia Patterson, captain of the Shelby County High School volleyball team, stood beside a backyard trampoline early Monday morning, sorting through damaged family mementoes, all that seemed to be left after her family’s home was destroyed by a sudden and violent blaze.

  • Rockets can’t hold off St. X in soccer

    The Shelby County boys’ soccer team gave visiting St. Xavier all it could handle Tuesday, but came up just short in a 2-1 loss.

    The Rockets (No. 14, 0-1) dominated the first half, controlling the ball on the Tigers (No. 4, 1-0) and earning several shots on goal but came up empty until a penalty kick in the 37th minute.

    Luis Cervantes was taken down by a St. X defender on the right side just inside the box.

    Taylor Shaver took the kick and buried his shot inside the top right corner, giving the Rockets a 1-0 lead.