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Today's News

  • Collins boys take 2nd at Oldham meet

    With another meet under its belt, the Collins boys’ track and field squad is showing marked improvement.

    The Titans, along with Shelby County, competed in the Oldham County All-Comers meet on Tuesday, with Collins taking second in the boys’ standings and SCHS finishing one spot behind them.

    Collins ended the boys’ section of the meet with 72 points, two behind Moore, with Shelby earning 58 for a third-place finish.

  • Rockets sweep Bears

    Shelby County’s tennis team was firing on all cylinders on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping visiting Spencer County, 5-0.

    No. 1 singles player James Bradley kicked things off for the Rockets, defeating his opponent in two sets by scores of 6-2, 6-1.

    Second-ranked singles athlete Jake York followed suit with wins of 6-0 and 6-1 to move the Rockets to 2-0.

  • Looking backward: April 14, 2017

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.

     

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

     

     

  • Titans take three in hosting duty

    Collins softball hosted its Spring Softball Bash over the weekend and may have found its hitting in the process.The Titans (9-4) piled up 38 hits over the course of four games and earned three wins in two days of action on Friday and Saturday.

    “I’m very proud of my team,” Titans coach Charlie LeCompte said. “I really like this team, I think we have a chance to do something special.”

    Christian County 11, Collins 10

  • Shelby splits Doc Morris tourney

    Shelby County baseball faced its share of ups-and-downs over the weekend, earning a dominant win against Southern on Wednesday before traveling to compete in the Doc Morris Invitational over the weekend and splitting games with Scott County and Conner.

    Conner 9, Shelby County 1
    Shelby closed out its weekend in a frustrating loss to a stout Conner (8-1) team.
    Despite nearly matching the Cougars hits total of 12 with 11 hits of its own, Shelby could not find a way to plate its base runners.

  • Collins goes 2-1 at Doc Morris

    The Collins baseball team traveled to Dixie Heights over the weekend for the Doc Morris Invitational, and saw its offense break out in a big way.

    Following an opening day loss to Covington Catholic, the Titans (9-8) closed out the weekend with a pair of run-rule victories over the host school and Batesville, Ind.

  • Shelby shows strong in fishing tourney

    At its biggest contending field thus far, Shelby County bass fishing is making a name for itself as a contending team in the state.

    More than 400 fishermen and 200 boat captains competed in the Student Angler Federation State Tournament at Lake Cumberland on April 1, with SCHS anglers Dylan Steinmiller and Chandler Meadows earning a 26th place finish at the event.

    Shelby fishing coach Craig Slaughter says the tournament went a long way in solidifying the team’s confidence heading into the KHSAA postseason.

  • Collins middle school team to compete at world competition

    The newly formed middle school VEX Robotics team at Collins is already making waves.

    Coach Tim Oltman said not only is this the first year the district has had a middle school team, but thanks to their competitive drive this will be the first year the district will send a team to the World Championship.

  • No arrest in shooting

    There have been no arrests in a Shelbyville shooting early Friday morning, which sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries.

    Maj. Istvan Kovacs said that at 3:14 a.m., police responded to a call of a shooting at Lynne Acres Apartments.

    Two people were taken to the University of Louisville with nonthreatening injures and were treated and released, he said.

    “Shelbyville detectives have identified several persons of interest and continue to investigate the incident,” he said.

  • Louisville man indicted for manslaughter

    A Louisville man has been indicted in connection with a 2016 fatal accident on Taylorsville Road in Shelby County.

    On Sept. 2, David E. Moore Jr., 33, struck a vehicle driven by Julie Hedden Mundt, 57, also of Louisville, resulting in her death at the scene.

    The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the 6000 block of Taylorsville Road, when Moore, who was traveling north on Taylorsville Road in a 1997 Mercedes, crossed the center line and struck Mundt's 2013 Toyota.