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  • Explosive 4th leads Oldham past...

    By Elliot Pratt/Landmark News Service

    BUCKNER – Shelby County gave itself a chance in the final inning, but an explosive fourth inning was all Oldham County needed to edge the Rockets 5-3 in regional play Wednesday.

    Shelby County held a 3-1 lead after scoring in each inning leading up to the fourth. That’s when Oldham County’s Haley Springer blasted a two-run home run over the center field wall to tie the game, then the Colonels pushed across two more runs on an error and a RBI double for the 5-3 lead.

  • Titans hammer Anderson, 13-3

    The Collins girls’ lacrosse team moved to 2-3 on the season with a dominating performance Monday against visiting Anderson County.

    The Titans raced out to an early lead and never looked back on the way to a 13-3 win.

    “It was a good win, I thought we played well,” coach David Boone said. “There are still some things we need to work on, but we’re improving.”

  • Rockets get clutch with pair of...

    Pitching and timely hitting carried the Rockets to a 5-4 win at Jeffersontown (2-2) Friday.

    “Pitching was the storyline on Friday,” SCHS coach Devin Hicks said. “Our guys did a great job. They threw a lot of strikes and got ahead in the county, just an all around good job.”

    Senior Spencer Shouse came in for the save in the seventh inning and after striking out the first batter, he hit the second batter, putting the tying run on first.

  • Dean leads Collins in 15-8 romp...

    The Collins High School boys’ lacrosse team hammered Anderson County 15-8 Monday in a home match.

  • High school softball preview:...

    The Collins High School softball team got a taste of the region success last year, and now they want back.

    After leading 1-0 going into the 5th inning of the 8th Region championship against Anderson County, the Titans ended up falling and that left a bad taste in the team’s mouth.

    “We were two innings away from our goal,” said Collins coach Charlie LeCompte. “That’s the goal every year, win the district, win the region and get into the state tournament.”

  • High school softball preview:...

    After posting a 20-16 record last year, the Shelby County Rockets enter 2016 with high expectation and the talent to back it up.

    “I think we finally have more than one senior, and I’ve had these five girls [Victoria McGuire, Sydney Wright, Abby Willis, Savannah Smeaton and Jesse Vermillion] for seven years now. And a couple of them have been playing varsity since they were in seventh grade,” Shelby coach Kelly Cable said. “I think we have the core and leadership with this group to have a really good season.”

  • Cozzens, Fort take fourth at...

    With a pair of fourth-place finishes at the state swimming meet Collins seniors Ali Fort and Paul Cozzens capped their careers in fine fashion.

    “At that level it always comes down to a few 10th of seconds and they both had great races,” Collins/Shelby County coach Tom Coons said. “I can’t complain, they both put up their best times and that’s all you can ask for as a coach.”

  • Anderson holds off Collins to...

    Anderson County made the most of its chances as the Bearcats hit 20 of 24 free throws in the fourth quarter to beat Collins High School 62-53 to win the 30th District championship Friday on their home floor.

    Before a packed house, the Bearcats’ last field goal in the final period came on a drive in the lane from Cobe Penny with 3:55 left in the game giving Anderson County (16-13) a 44-38 lead. From there, the Bearcats hit 16 of 20 from the line to keep Collins (14-17) at bay.

  • Lady Titans fall in district...

    The home floor, big game experience and a huge crowd behind them all proved to work in Anderson County’s favor as the Bearcats held off Collins 64-56 Friday to win the 30th District title.

    After Collins (18-11) cut the Anderson (21-7) lead to three points, the Bearcats were able to regroup behind their experience and fend off the Titans from the foul line.

  • Lady Titans edge Lady Rockets in...

    Collins forward Hannah Renfro made Shelby County pay for its good defense.

    With Shelby County negating the Titans’ normally potent 3-point shooting attack, Renfro, a 5-foot-10 junior forward broke loose for 16 points inside to help Collins beat the Rockets 43-41 in the opening round of the 30th District tourney Wednesday.