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Today's Sports

  • Kidwell keys win over Spencer

    The Collins High School boys’ basketball team prides themselves on their balance, but senior guard Brent Kidwell tipped the scales in the Titans’ favor Wednesday sparking a second half comeback as Collins beat Spencer County 48-43 in the first round of the 30th district tourney.

    Kidwell led Collins with xx points including scoring seven straight points during one run to allow the Titans to avoid the upset.

  • Anderson comes back to beat...

    A key two-minute turnaround for Anderson County left the Collins High School girls’ basketball team without an answer Tuesday as Anderson took a 58-44 win in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament at Spencer County High School.

    An upset-minded Collins team led through much of the game before Anderson County’s Kaci Curren sparked the Bearcats to their first lead of the game with just over three minutes left in the third quarter.

  • Shelby hoping to take title back

    Will recent history hold or can the Shelby County High School girls’ basketball team break Anderson County’s stranglehold on the 30th District basketball title at Spencer County tonight?

    Anderson has dominated the district and the region the past four seasons, but they aren’t the same squad that advanced in the Sweet 16 the past few years.

    The Bearcats split with Shelby County this season, and advanced to the finals with a hard fought win over an upset-minded Collins team while top-seeded Shelby cruised in a win over Spencer County.

  • Collins headed to state swim meet

    A quartet of Collins High School seniors will compete in individual events and four relay teams from the school will compete in the Kentucky State High School Swim Meet at the University of Louisville Aquatics Center today and tomorrow.

    Swimmers will compete in two sessions at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today and Saturday.

  • Rockets beat Spencer in district

    The lead may have come a bit too easy for the Shelby County girls’ basketball team Monday in its 30th District opener against Spencer County, but the girls still rolled to a 66-46 win over the Bears.

    Fortunately for the Rockets, reserves Zephy Gray and Madison Todd came off the bench to each score a team-high 13 points and keep the Rockets in the correct flight pattern.

  • Cozzens leads swimmers into state

    Paul Cozzens is hoping to reach out and grab a little recognition for the Collins High School swim team.

    Cozzens, a junior, is coming off a successful regional meet where he was named the region’s Outstanding Male Swimmer after taking first in two events.

    “I’m very excited about the meet this year,” Cozzens said. “I think I have a chance to do something big this year. This will be the third year I have been in the state meet, and I have a chance to make it to the finals and score some points.

  • Collins’ balance leads to easy...

    The Collins High School girls’ basketball team sent its seniors out with a bang Thursday as the Titans rolled to a 42-18 win over Lexington Sayre.

    “We played well, it was good to get a game in and get a win,” Collins coach Phillip Conder said. “Today was all about our seniors and making sure they had a great day. Mary (Borders) and Shai’anne (Moorman) have meant so much to this team and we wanted to make sure they got a good sendoff.”

  • Collins plays well at the right...

    The Collins Titans did things at just the right time to get a 70-56 win over Christian Academy of Louisville Thursday on senior night.

    Coming off nearly five days with no practice or games, the Titans closed the first half with a solid spurt on defense and found the hot-hand of senior guard Deion Cochran for an 8-0 run to take a 35-23 halftime lead they would never relinquish.

  • REGION ROUNDUP: Simon Kenton...

    STAFF REPORT

    While the Shelby County girls basketball team became one of the first teams in the 8th Region to earn a berth in next week’s regional tournament at Carroll County, other teams around the region are advancing.

    Simon Kenton, considered the regional favorite with Shelby County, earned a berth in the regional with a 58-43 win over Grant County in a 32nd District opener.

  • Collins is favorite in distrit...

    It might be frigid outside but it will be hot in the Spencer County High School gym next week when the 30th District Basketball Tournament tip off.

    The Collins boys have secured the No. 1 seeds, but there will be few easy games in what has turned out to be a very balanced district where Collins, Shelby County and Anderson County are all primed for a potentially long post-season run.