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Today's News

  • Shelby faces off with Meade tonight

    In what is expected to be a water-logged, slugfest of a ground game, Shelby County will welcome 6A Meade County to Robert Doyle Stadium tonight at 7:30.

    Both teams run a version of the triple option offense, with the Green Wave (1-1) opting for a Wing-T rushing attack that was led by several different rushers last season.

    Senior running back Zach Babb led the pack for Meade in 2016, with 663 yards and seven touchdowns last season.

    Last week in the 48-0 win over Anderson County, Babb compiled a team-leading 196 yards on the ground in the victory.

  • Collins grabs district win at Anderson

    Collins volleyball’s quest for a fourth consecutive district title marches on, with the Titans heading into Lawrenceburg and defeating Anderson County (2-3) in straight sets on Tuesday night.

    The team from Shelbyville took the first set by a relatively narrow 25-21 margin before closing out the Bearcats with second and third set scores of 25-7 and 25-14.

    With the win, Collins moves to 2-0 in matches against 30th District foes.

  • Shelby defeats Spencer in straight sets

    While Spencer County may have fought and clawed to stay in the 30th District volleyball match against Shelby County on Tuesday night, the Rockets showed it had the superior team.

    The Rockets (6-4) used its depth and solid net play to defeat the Bears (6-4), as Shelby moved to 1-0 in district play in the process.

    “[The match] was fun to say the least,” Rockets coach Kristen Kapp said. “The girls played relaxed and got the job done. I tried not to apply too much pressure to win, instead, I told them to play point by point.”

  • Titans shut out Amazons in road matchup

    The Titan girls’ soccer team was in mid-season form on Monday, cruising to a 5-0-road win over host Louisville Collegiate.

    Senior midfielder Caroline Burkhardt grabbed the initial lead for the Titans (3-1), and eventually put the game out of reach with a three-goal performance.

    The Amazons (2-3) had no answer for Collins on offense or defense, as the Titans cruised to its third win of the season.

  • Rockets continue growing on links

    In what was described as a ‘frustrating’ day on the course by Shelby County coach Casey Page, the Rockets took a tough 21-stroke loss to Anderson County at Weissinger Hills Golf Course on Tuesday.

    Although SCHS was led by freshman Zach Houchin’s nine-hole round of 34, the home team could not find a way to outplay its opponent.

  • Helping in Houston

     A company that thrives on destruction is eager to help bring restoration into some lives next week.

  • KSP investigate pursuit and fatality collision

    A chase that began in Shelby County in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday morning ended up with a murder charge for a Willisburg man, police say.

    Kentucky State Police Spokesperson Bernie Napier said Nathaniel Harper, 38, of Willisburg was released from the hospital and lodged at the Fayette County Detention Center after the accident which caused the death of a homeless man in Lexington.

    He is charged with murder, fleeing and evading police, wanton Endangerment, and theft by unlawful taking (auto) $10,000 or more. Other charges are pending.

  • Datebook | Aug. 30, 2017

    This week

    Gold Wing Riders meeting

    Shelbyville Saddlebred Wings, Chapter KY-H The local Chapter of Gold Wing Road Riders Association, meets Friday at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Social time is 6:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The group welcomes all makes of bikes. For more information, visit www.saddlebredwings.org.

    Lincoln Institute Alumni

    Shelby Area Chapter of Lincoln Institute Alumni meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John United Methodist Church.

    First Saturday Walk

  • Collins sets rushing record in win

    Collins ran over, around, through and past Moore Friday, rolling up a school-record 403 yards rushing in a 54-14 win over the visiting Mustangs.

    The Titans (2-0) hit their stride in the second half, pouring on 33 unanswered points to turn a comfortable margin into a rout.

  • O’Hare leads Rockets in rout

    From the opening kickoff, it looked as if Friday’s contest between Shelby County and Atherton would be a competitive one.

    But appearances can be deceiving.

    The Rebels returned the opening kick to the Rockets’ 16-yard line before the drive stalled out and Atherton settled for three points.

    It would be the final time the game appeared to be evenly matched.