http://www.sentinelnews.com/sports/rss.xml en 2 SCHS coaches step down http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/2-schs-coaches-step-down <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scgc9_0.jpg" alt="Shelby County baseball coach Bart &quot;Rudy&quot; Roettger and girls&#039; basketball coach Mike Sowers resigned their posts this week for different reasons. Roettger will &quot;recharge&quot; as he remains a teacher at SCHS while Sowers is moving on to become an assistant principal at Western Hills. " title="Shelby County baseball coach Bart &quot;Rudy&quot; Roettger and girls&#039; basketball coach Mike Sowers resigned their posts this week for different reasons. Roettger will &quot;recharge&quot; as he remains a teacher at SCHS while Sowers is moving on to become an assistant principal at Western Hills. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Two Shelby County High School coaches resigned their posts this week.</p> <p> Baseball coach Bart &ldquo;Rudy&rdquo; Roettger tendered his resignation Tuesday and girls&rsquo; basketball coach Mike Sowers followed suit Wednesday.</p> <p> Roettger, who will remain as a teacher at SCHS, cited a need to &ldquo;recharge his batteries&rdquo; as the reason for his decision, while Sowers is leaving for an administrative position at Western Hills High School.</p> Babe Ruth squad hits tourney with heavy heart http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/babe-ruth-squad-hits-tourney-heavy-heart <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/donniemillswithtannorfrommitchelltinsley.jpg" alt="Donnie Mills (left) was supposed to coach the Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team before suddenly passing away June 22. In his absence the squad and its coaching staff will play, and coach, in honor of Mills, who was a volunteer baseball coach in the Shelby County Parks system for 18 years. The 13-year-old all-star team features his younger son, Tannor (right). " title="Donnie Mills (left) was supposed to coach the Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team before suddenly passing away June 22. In his absence the squad and its coaching staff will play, and coach, in honor of Mills, who was a volunteer baseball coach in the Shelby County Parks system for 18 years. The 13-year-old all-star team features his younger son, Tannor (right). " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team will be playing for a state title beginning next week, but it will also be playing for Donnie Mills.</p> <p> Mills, who was going to coach the squad, died suddenly June 22 at age 48. His youngest son, Tannor, is a member of the team.</p> Brown takes shot in Web.com event http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/brown-takes-shot-webcom-event <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nga8.jpg" alt="Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown will play in the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship presented by Zions Banks, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy, Utah. Brown, who plays on the NGA Pro Tour, earned an exemption into the event thanks to his combined earnings in two recent NGA events. The tournament will be televised on the Golf Channel from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday and from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. " title="Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown will play in the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship presented by Zions Banks, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy, Utah. Brown, who plays on the NGA Pro Tour, earned an exemption into the event thanks to his combined earnings in two recent NGA events. The tournament will be televised on the Golf Channel from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday and from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown might only be four tournaments into his 2014 season and about eight months removed from eye surgery, but don&rsquo;t believe for a minute that he will use that as an excuse for his play.<br /> Of course, it&rsquo;s hard to use any excuses when you&rsquo;ve had four Top 5 finishes, including one win, in four tourneys.<br /> The quick and impressive start has been a pleasant surprise for Brown.<br /> Shelbyville suffers first loss http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/shelbyville-suffers-first-loss <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/al16_0.jpg" alt="Alex Doyle, a rising senior at Collins High School, is on the move during a recent Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball game. Doyle and his teammates lost their first game of the season this past Thursday to Metcalfe County, but quickly rebounded with a trio of victories over the weekend in Southern Indiana. Doyle had four hits and scored four runs over the weekend. " title="Alex Doyle, a rising senior at Collins High School, is on the move during a recent Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball game. Doyle and his teammates lost their first game of the season this past Thursday to Metcalfe County, but quickly rebounded with a trio of victories over the weekend in Southern Indiana. Doyle had four hits and scored four runs over the weekend. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team suffered its first loss of the season, but quickly bounced back with a trio of victories over the weekend.<br /> Metcalfe Post 65 downed host Shelbyville 4-3 this past Thursday at Clear Creek Park. But Post 37 rebounded with three victories in Southern Indiana on Saturday and Sunday, sweeping a doubleheader against Evansville (Ind.), 12-0 and 11-1, Saturday, then beating host Rockport (Ind.) 7-5 Sunday.</p> Bohannon grabs mini-tour win http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/bohannon-grabs-mini-tour-win <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nga1_0.jpg" alt="Shelbyville native and professional golfer Derrick Bohannon, seen here earlier this year playing in the NGA Pro Tour event at Shelbyville Country Club, won his 25th GOLFslinger.com Tour event Monday in Jupiter, Fla. Bohannon birdied the final hole to card a 4-under-par 68 at Jupiter Country Club to beat four others by one shot. Bohannon birdied six holes and bogeyed two. " title="Shelbyville native and professional golfer Derrick Bohannon, seen here earlier this year playing in the NGA Pro Tour event at Shelbyville Country Club, won his 25th GOLFslinger.com Tour event Monday in Jupiter, Fla. Bohannon birdied the final hole to card a 4-under-par 68 at Jupiter Country Club to beat four others by one shot. Bohannon birdied six holes and bogeyed two. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Shelbyville native and professional golfer Derrick Bohannon birdied the final hole to win his 25th GOLFslinger.com Tour event Monday in Jupiter, Fla.<br /> Bohannon carded six birdies and two bogeys on his way to a 4-under-par 68 &ndash; one shot ahead of four others - at Jupiter Country Club on his way to victory in the Tour&rsquo;s first event after its summer break. It was Bohannon&rsquo;s first victory on the mini tour since last August.<br /> Shelby County takes district title http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/shelby-county-takes-district-title <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/10yoallstarsdistrict2tourneyfromgtownpaper4.jpg" alt="Dale Kirk delivers a pitch for the Shelb County 10-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team Wednesday night. Shelby beat Scott 12-8 in the winner-take-title District 2 Tournament final. Shelby County advances to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 14 in Lexington. " title="Dale Kirk delivers a pitch for the Shelb County 10-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team Wednesday night. Shelby beat Scott 12-8 in the winner-take-title District 2 Tournament final. Shelby County advances to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 14 in Lexington. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Shelby County Cal Ripken 10-year-old all-star baseball team won the decisive third game Wednesday night to capture the District 2 Tournament title in Georgetown.<br /> Shelby County won the first game Tuesday night, 15-9, before host Scott County captured the second game, 15-5, to send the tourney to a winner-take-championship, which Shelby County won 12-8 at Suffoletta Park.<br /> Shelby advances to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 14 in Lexington.</p> <p> <strong>Shelby County 15, Scott County 9<br /> </strong></p> Slaughter going Greek http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/slaughter-going-greek <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/aj19_0.jpg" alt="Former Shelby County star and Western Kentucky University standout A.J. Slaughter recently signed to play his fifth season of professional basketball with Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek A1 league." title="Former Shelby County star and Western Kentucky University standout A.J. Slaughter recently signed to play his fifth season of professional basketball with Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek A1 league." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A.J. Slaughter&rsquo;s hoops dream will take him to Greece later this summer.<br /> The former Shelby County High School star and Western Kentucky University standout has signed to play his fifth season of professional basketball with Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek A1 league, it was announced last week.<br /> &ldquo;I&rsquo;m most definitely excited about the opportunity,&rdquo; Slaughter said Wednesday. &ldquo;If I play well there, there&rsquo;s not much further I can go than the NBA.&rdquo;<br /> Scott County sweeps Shelby out of district http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/scott-county-sweeps-shelby-out-district <p> The Shelby County 12-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team was swept by Scott County in a pair of games in the District 2 Tournament on Tuesday night.<br /> Scott won the first, 10-3, before blanking Shelby 9-0 in the second game at Suffoletta Park in Georgetown.</p> <p> <strong>Scott County 10, Shelby County 3<br /> </strong></p>