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Today's Sports

  • Shelby holds off Western Hills

    Shelby County softball battled through a rocky start and a slow finish Tuesday night but in between the Rockets picked up an impressive 8-6 win over visiting Western Hills.

    Western Hills had capitalized on key defensive mistakes early, giving the Wolverines a 3-0 advantage over the Rockets after the first half inning of play.

    But the bottom of the first showed the determination of SCHS (4-2), when noted power hitter Elizabeth Ivers stepped to the plate with teammate Haley Vermillion waiting on first.

  • Collins boys take 2nd at Oldham...

    With another meet under its belt, the Collins boys’ track and field squad is showing marked improvement.

    The Titans, along with Shelby County, competed in the Oldham County All-Comers meet on Tuesday, with Collins taking second in the boys’ standings and SCHS finishing one spot behind them.

    Collins ended the boys’ section of the meet with 72 points, two behind Moore, with Shelby earning 58 for a third-place finish.

  • Rockets sweep Bears

    Shelby County’s tennis team was firing on all cylinders on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping visiting Spencer County, 5-0.

    No. 1 singles player James Bradley kicked things off for the Rockets, defeating his opponent in two sets by scores of 6-2, 6-1.

    Second-ranked singles athlete Jake York followed suit with wins of 6-0 and 6-1 to move the Rockets to 2-0.

  • Titans take three in hosting duty

    Collins softball hosted its Spring Softball Bash over the weekend and may have found its hitting in the process.The Titans (9-4) piled up 38 hits over the course of four games and earned three wins in two days of action on Friday and Saturday.

    “I’m very proud of my team,” Titans coach Charlie LeCompte said. “I really like this team, I think we have a chance to do something special.”

    Christian County 11, Collins 10

  • Shelby splits Doc Morris tourney

    Shelby County baseball faced its share of ups-and-downs over the weekend, earning a dominant win against Southern on Wednesday before traveling to compete in the Doc Morris Invitational over the weekend and splitting games with Scott County and Conner.

    Conner 9, Shelby County 1
    Shelby closed out its weekend in a frustrating loss to a stout Conner (8-1) team.
    Despite nearly matching the Cougars hits total of 12 with 11 hits of its own, Shelby could not find a way to plate its base runners.

  • Collins goes 2-1 at Doc Morris

    The Collins baseball team traveled to Dixie Heights over the weekend for the Doc Morris Invitational, and saw its offense break out in a big way.

    Following an opening day loss to Covington Catholic, the Titans (9-8) closed out the weekend with a pair of run-rule victories over the host school and Batesville, Ind.

  • Shelby shows strong in fishing...

    At its biggest contending field thus far, Shelby County bass fishing is making a name for itself as a contending team in the state.

    More than 400 fishermen and 200 boat captains competed in the Student Angler Federation State Tournament at Lake Cumberland on April 1, with SCHS anglers Dylan Steinmiller and Chandler Meadows earning a 26th place finish at the event.

    Shelby fishing coach Craig Slaughter says the tournament went a long way in solidifying the team’s confidence heading into the KHSAA postseason.

  • Lex Cath edges out Collins late

    Good pitching beats good hitting.

    The Collins baseball team is familiar with that mantra after being limited to just four hits and one run in the team’s 2-1 loss to Lexington Catholic on Tuesday night.

    Led by University of Kentucky-signee Trip Lockhart, the Lexington (6-4-1) product struck out six Titans and allowed no earned runs in the win over Collins (7-7).

  • Shelby falls to Meade in five...

    The weather may have been a metaphor for Shelby County baseball in its matchup with Meade County on Wednesday afternoon.

    With navy-tinted storm clouds creeping in overhead, the Rockets notched just two hits – off the bats of infielders Mitchell Stivers and Tyler Stinson – en route to a 15-0 run-rule defeat at the hands of the Green Wave at Christian Academy-Louisville.

  • Headfirst wraps triathlon series

    This weekend, Headfirst Performance will host its third and final triathlon event beginning at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville.

    The event will consist of a 400-yard swim, 16-mile bike race, and finally, a five-kilometer run to complete the Shelbyville Triathlon Series, which began on February 26.

    “This is the longest distance event that we have done,” Headfirst Performance owner Todd Heady said. “You don’t have to particularly do the other races in the series, it’s open to anyone who wants to do it.”