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Today's Sports

  • Stone’s shot lifts Shelby over...

    While it took four full quarters of action for Shelby County boys’ basketball to secure its first three-pointer of the game on Tuesday night against Kentucky Country Day, Rockets senior guard Kyion Stone came through with the shot from behind the arc when it mattered.

    With five seconds remaining in a 47-all game and the ball in the Rockets’ possession, the Wildcats signaled for a timeout to set up its defense.

    In the process, the short break gave SCHS (2-4) time to formulate a simple but effective strategy.

  • Madison Central holds off Collins

    Playing one of the state’s top 15 teams is always tough challenge, but the Collins boys’ basketball showed Tuesday that it belongs in the conversation in a close loss to Madison Central.

    The Indians (5-0) came out the victors over the Titans (3-2) behind a strong first half effort that saw Madison pull out a 64-58 win when it was all over.

  • Slow start dooms Shelby County...

    Early turnovers by Shelby County girls’ basketball led to easy baskets for Spencer County at the other end of the floor and put the Rockets in a bind early on Tuesday night in Taylorsville.

    A quick 8-2 deficit left Shelby searching for answers, as the Bears rode the early advantage out to a 15-point district win, 68-43.

  • Collins tops Western Hills on...

    With its first win of the season in the bag on Friday night, Collins girls’ basketball is on a three-game winning streak after a pair of victories on Saturday and Monday night against Dunbar and Western Hills respectively.

    Collins 59, Western Hills 47

    The Titans played solid defense and jumped out to a double-digit first half lead, riding the early momentum to a win at Western Hills on Monday night.

  • Collins defense smothers Shelby

    A strong, consistent zone defense and an evenly distributed offensive attack was enough to allow Collins boys’ basketball to upend Shelby County on Friday night, by a score of 55-32.

    The Rockets (1-4) were limited to just 23 percent shooting from the field and 15 percent from three-point range by the Titans (3-1), who posted four double-digit scorers on the offensive end of the court, while shooting 45 percent from the floor itself.

  • Titans pull away late to top...

    Collins girls’ basketball snapped a two-game losing streak and knocked off rival Shelby County in the process on Friday night, as the Titans used a late push to hold off the Rockets, 50-45.

    Junior forward Trinity Warfield was the main component in Collins’ offensive success, scoring 15 points on 85 percent shooting, with all 15 points coming in the final two quarters of play.

  • Iceman wins PGA Tournament...

    Shelbyville-native Daniel Iceman picked up the first win of his golf career outside of Kentucky over this past weekend, shooting a 67-71– 138 in back-to-back days at event No. 3 of the PGA Tournament Series held in Port St. Lucie, Fla. on Friday.

    Iceman earned the win and finished one shot ahead of second-place finisher Frank Bensel.

    Iceman’s 13-foot putt for par on No. 18 forced Bensel into a tough position and helped preserve the victory.

  • Shelby boys win at tri-meet

    Both swim teams from Shelby County and Collins high schools put on strong showings at a tri-meet held in conjunction with Spencer County High School on Wednesday night at the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park.

  • Carroll County tops Shelby...

    A tough start saw Shelby County fall behind early on Tuesday night in its comeback effort against Carroll County as the Panthers ended up grinding away the clock for the 57-53 win.

    After a first-quarter littered with self-inflicted mistakes caused SCHS to trail 18-9 into the second quarter, the Rockets were forced to play catch-up throughout and just could not muster enough offense late to pick up the win.

  • Bearcats hand Titans 2nd loss of...

    Collins girls’ basketball continued its rocky start to the season on Tuesday night in a 17-point loss to 30th District foe Anderson County.

    The Titans (0-2) had trouble containing the Bearcats’ guard combo of junior Jaclynn Ruble and freshman Sophie Smith.

    Ruble scored a game-high 17 points for Anderson, while Smith added 13, the second-highest point total in the game.

    “We gave good effort but didn’t play well,” Titans coach Sean Pigman said. “We struggled shooting the ball all night.”