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Today's Sports

  • Shelby falls to John Hardin

    After starting its season with a loss at Mercer County, Shelby County boys’ basketball split a pair of games over the weekend, with a home win over South Oldham on Thursday night and a loss to John Hardin on Saturday.

    John Hardin 88, Shelby County 51

    Coming into the season with the No. 10 preseason ranking in the state, John Hardin played like it on Saturday night, rolling up 76 points after the first three quarters and forcing a running clock in the win over Shelby.

  • Franklin County holds off Titans

    Although it was in striking distance of Franklin County many times, Collins could not string together enough offensive possessions to defeat the Flyers on Thursday night, falling 61-49 in the Titans’ season opener.

    Franklin used 18 points on 78 percent shooting and four rebounds from senior guard Kindall Talley to stave off the scrappy Titans’ squad in the 12-point victory.

  • Early pressure stifles Shelby in...

    An early deficit and a smothering full-court press left a new Shelby County boys’ basketball team searching for answers on Tuesday night, as the Rockets fell 65-45 at Mercer County in its season-opener.

    SCHS (0-1) came into the game with just two established starters and experienced some early season jitters with three new players seeing starting minutes for the Rockets.

  • Collins sweeps home meet

    Both Collins and Shelby County swim teams continued strong starts to the season on Wednesday night, as the squads turned in some top finishes in the second meet of the early season.

    The Titans were particularly sharp, finishing in first-place both in the boys and girls team competitions.

    In the girls’ standings, athletes Sam Monarch, Abby Jacobs and Mary Grace Vest led Collins en route to its team victory with 305 points, ending 24 ahead of second-place Oldham County.

  • Shelby County to host Legends...

    To kick off the regular season slate of games this weekend, Shelby County High School will host the Shelby County Rockets Legends Classic Saturday, with each of the boys and girls teams competing at the event.

    In addition, Collins boys’ basketball team will host its second consecutive home game against Gallatin County on Saturday afternoon as well. The Titans host Harrison County at 7:30 tonight for the season opener.

  • Collins, Shelby will have to...

    With the football season now behind us, its time to get back to the sport the Bluegrass State is known for: Basketball.

    The hoops team coming in that will have the highest expectations is easily Collins girls’ basketball. Sean Pigman has his full compliment of players back sans one graduated senior in Hannah Renfro, and should easily be one of the frontrunners in contention for a chance at the 30th District title behind outstanding point guard Olivia Federle, who is still only a sophomore.

  • Wildcats eliminate Collins in...

    In what will undoubtedly go down as one of the most competitive and back-and-forth football games of the year, Collins found itself on the wrong side of a 42-38 deficit when the clock hit zeroes at Franklin-Simpson on Friday night.

    A whopping 444 yards passing along with four touchdowns and an interception by Titans’ senior quarterback J.R. Lucas allowed Collins a solid chance in this one, but it was a play late by the Franklin-Simpson (11-3) defense that led to the Wildcats icing the game.

  • Four Shelbyville players...

    For at least one more game, four senior football players from Shelbyville will have a chance to represent their respective high schools in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star game.

    Three Collins players in quarterback J.R. Lucas, defensive lineman Darrius Williams and linebacker Nick Eades have been selected to the team, along with fullback Caleb Morehead from Shelby.

    Morehead says it is a great honor to be selected to represent Team Louisville in its contest against Team Kentucky on Dec. 10.

  • Tough slate awaits Shelby to...

    While some basketball teams will schedule less-than-stellar opponents to open its season, Shelby County boys’ basketball is jumping straight into the deep end with its early opponents.

    In its first three games, the Rockets will face off with Mercer County, South Oldham and John Hardin all in the span of a week.

    According to preseason coaches’ polls, John Hardin has been ranked No. 10 in the state in the preseason poll, while Mercer slots in at 17th in the rankings.

  • Titans roll through Franklin...

    After dropping its first game of the season on Saturday afternoon, Collins boys’ basketball came out and dropped the hammer on a visiting Franklin County team on Tuesday night in a 40-point blowout.

    The Titans (2-1) shot 63 percent from the field as a team in the contest, and 78 percent in the second-half alone to earn its second win of the season over the Flyers to a final score of 78-38.