http://www.sentinelnews.com/sports/rss.xml en High school football: Collins focus is on Collins http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-collins-focus-collins <p> After last week&rsquo;s 33-14 loss at Simon Kenton, Collins Head Coach Jerry Lucas said he saw good things, and that&rsquo;s been his focus this week as the Titans prepare for South Oldham.</p> High school football: Execution is key for the Rockets http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-execution-key-rockets <p> The Shelby County Rockets will hit the road again this week to face another boarder rival with a 7:30 kick-off at Spencer County High School.</p> <p> The game was nearly moved to Shelby County after the Bears&rsquo; field was hit by lightning two weeks ago, forcing Spencer to hit the road in its opener at Thomas Nelson.</p> <p> That game played less than half of a quarter, however, before it was called due to the weather with Spencer County leading 7-0.</p> <p> But in just a few minutes of play, the Bears (1-0) had already amassed 115 rushing yards on just five carries.</p> High school boys soccer: Tough losses help Rockets learn http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-boys-soccer-tough-losses-help-rockets-learn <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptbsoccer_scvso_alonzo.jpg" alt="Shelby County&#039;s Tony Alonzo holds off a South Oldham player to clear the ball during Tuesday&#039;s 6-0 loss to the Dragons." title="Shelby County&#039;s Tony Alonzo holds off a South Oldham player to clear the ball during Tuesday&#039;s 6-0 loss to the Dragons." align="left" hspace="6" width="74" height="85" /><p> The Shelby County boys&rsquo; soccer team has struggled in three of their first five games this year, but head coach Tony Woods said he expected it.</p> <p> The Rockets fell 6-0 to South Oldham on Wednesday and that was on the heels of a 5-2 loss to cross-town rival Collins on Tuesday.</p> High school football: Henry County 16, Shelby County 14: Wildcats hold off Rockets in Dairy Queen Bowl http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-henry-county-16-shelby-county-14-wildcats-hold-rockets-dairy-queen-bowl <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_shelbyvshenry_perry.jpg" alt="Shelby County running back Michael Perry bounces outside against Henry County on Friday. Perry had 5 carries for 21 yards in the Rockets&#039; 16-14 loss." title="Shelby County running back Michael Perry bounces outside against Henry County on Friday. Perry had 5 carries for 21 yards in the Rockets&#039; 16-14 loss." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> <strong>By Greg Woods/Landmark News Service<br /> </strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> It was a game only a night owl or Wildcat fan could love at Henry County High School Friday night.</p> <p> As with many games across the state, lightening delays pushed the scheduled start time of the game between the Henry County Wildcats and the Shelby County Rockets back two hours.</p> <p> When play finally got under way the Wildcats dominated play in the first half and then held on to win 16-14.</p> High school football: Simon Kenton 33, Collins 14: Slow start puts Titans in a hole http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-simon-kenton-33-collins-14-slow-start-puts-titans-hole <p> The Collins High School football team opened the 2014 season as defending Class 4A State Champions, but the Titans, who returned only eight starters from last year&rsquo;s title team, have a long way to go to repeat.</p> <p> Host Simon Kenton, which was 10-0 and advanced to the Class 6A quarterfinals, raced out to a 20-0 lead and coasted to a 33-14 win in the season opener for both teams.</p> High school soccer, Bethlehem 2, Collins 1: Titans drop 3rd straight http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-soccer-bethlehem-2-collins-1-titans-drop-3rd-straight <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptgsoccer_chsvbethlehem_oldham.jpg" alt="Collins High School&#039;s Paige Oldham battles a Bethlehem player for the ball during the Titans&#039; 2-1 home loss Monday." title="Collins High School&#039;s Paige Oldham battles a Bethlehem player for the ball during the Titans&#039; 2-1 home loss Monday." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The Collins High School girls&rsquo; soccer team has had rough start to the 2014 season. The Titans dropped their third straight game to start the year, 2-1 to Bethlehem Tuesday night, but there are signs of improvement.</p> <p> After falling 8-0 to Scott County and 6-0 to DuPont Manual, the Collins recorded its first goal of the year when Jill Solinger scored off an assist from Lee Johnson in the second half.</p> Titans get draw with Mustangs in opener http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/titans-get-draw-mustangs-opener <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/noc1_0.jpg" alt="The Collins boys&#039; soccer team tied North Oldham 1-1 in the season-opener for both teams Monday night in the Mustang Classic at Collins. " title="The Collins boys&#039; soccer team tied North Oldham 1-1 in the season-opener for both teams Monday night in the Mustang Classic at Collins. " align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> A fairly unproven Collins boys&rsquo; soccer team may have proven something Monday night.</p> <p> The Titans tied North Oldham 1-1 &ndash; in a matchup of preseason Top 20 teams &ndash; at the Mustang Classic at Collins.</p> <p> With almost an entirely new starting lineup the Titans, who are 18<sup>th</sup> in the Maher Rankings&rsquo; preseason poll, played the reigning 8<sup>th</sup> Region champion, and ninth-ranked Mustangs, to a draw in the season-opener for both.</p> Brown ties for 30th in Web.com event http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/brown-ties-30th-webcom-event <p> Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown had his best finish in a Web.com Tour event in two years this past weekend.</p> <p> Brown tied for 30<sup>th</sup> in the News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot, which ended Sunday, with a 9-under-par. He carded a collective 275 (66-72-67-70) at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. It was his best finish in a Web.com event since 2012, when he finished tied for 24<sup>th</sup> in the then-Nationwide Tour&rsquo;s Stadion Classic.</p>