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  • Rockets rally to top Bears

    Monday’s 30th District volleyball tournament opener showcased the will of Shelby County in a win over Spencer County.

    With the Rockets up two sets to none, the momentum quickly shifted in Spencer’s favor, allowing the Bears to climb back into the match in the third and fourth sets, with two close 25-22 wins to send the match to an abbreviated fifth set.

  • Collins coasts to district final

    Collins’ volleyball came out of Monday’s 30th District Tournament opener on a high note after drilling visiting Anderson County team in straight sets.

    Despite the lopsided scores, the Titans’ coach was not thrilled with what he saw from his team.

    “Our execution wasn’t great tonight,” Titans coach Cary Clark said. “But we had a little more talent than they [Anderson] did. It will be a tough game [for the district title] one way or another.”

  • Shelby County rallies to top Spencer County

    At halftime of Friday’s contest between Shelby County and Spencer County, the Rockets trailed the visiting Bears 7-6. Shelby head coach Todd Shipley had a message for his players: The way this game goes is up to you.

    The Rockets had fallen behind the Bears after missing an extra point following a kick return touchdown by William Davis, but needed to cut down on mistakes in the second half in order to pick up the win.

    Shelby did just that, defeating Spencer handily when it was all said and done.

  • Titans overcome slow start, rout North Oldham

    After a slow start saw Collins score just six first-half points on a pair of field goals from kicker Webb Bates, the Titans’ offense found its momentum in the second half on the way to a 41-0 rout over North Oldham Friday.

    The Titans used five second-half touchdowns behind the arm of senior quarterback J.R. Lucas and the legs of running backs Zach Stucker and A.J. Bradford to blow out the Mustangs.

    Stucker struck first after the break, capping an eight-play drive with a touchdown run to put Collins up 13-0 in the third.

  • Titans headed to district final

    Amid conditions that ranged from lightly drizzling to outright pouring, Collins girls’ soccer sealed a trip to the 30th District Championship with a 4-2 defeat of Spencer County Tuesday night.

    The championship match between the Bearcats and Titans was Thursday night at Anderson, but results were not made available by press time.

    “I think we did well,” Titans coach Steve Nash said. “As good as expected in the conditions we played in. We knew Spencer was going to be tough coming in, so we were happy to get what we got tonight.”

  • Rockets host Spencer in district showdown

    Tonight, Shelby County football will face off with a Spencer County team that has struggled to establish an offensive identity this season.

    After going 8-4 and winning a playoff game in 2016, the Bears have stumbled to a 2-6 mark this year and have lost three consecutive games coming into tonight’s matchup.

    Most recently, the Bears took a tough 20-0 shutout loss at the hands of Franklin County last Friday, amassing just 106 yards of total offense against the Flyers.

  • Collins welcomes North Oldham in district matchup

    Collins will look to move to 3-0 in district play and 6-2 overall this season when the Titans welcome a resurgent North Oldham tonight.

    The Mustangs (2-5) had a rocky start to the season before righting the ship behind an impressive and improving offense in recent weeks.

    Last Friday, North Oldham played tightly with Shelby County before the Rockets earned the victory on a last-second field goal.

  • Rockets end season on winning streak

    Shelby County brought its regular season to a close on a winning streak, defeating each of the Anderson County and Henry County teams over the past week.

    Results of Thursday’s season finale on the road at Manual were not available by press time.

    “[Thursday] is our last match against Manual,” SCHS coach Kristen Kapp said. “It is their chance to bring it all and leave it all. It’s our one last shot to get the game experience before tournament time.”

    Shelby County 2, Henry County 0

  • Birthday bash

    The crowd was small, but enthusiasm was high Saturday when a handful of people turned out to celebrate the county’s 225th birthday.

    The event, held at the Stratton Center, hosted by the Shelby County Historical Society, consisted of a PowerPoint presentation by the Kentucky Historical Society.

    The program centered mostly around the history of Kentucky, sprinkled with a few details about Shelby’s history, said John Graham, vice president of the Shelby County Historical Society.

  • Rockets take 9th at state meet

    With perfect conditions on the first day of competition Friday, and some less-than-ideal weather on Saturday, Shelby County’s girls golf team gutted out a ninth-place finish at the KHSAA State Golf Tournament over the weekend.

    As a team the Rockets shot 693 over the two combined days, finishing behind overall winner Sacred Heart, which finished with a team score of 617.