Today's Sports

  • CAL’s ace outduels Wiley, ends...

    The Collins baseball team’s 2-year-old home win streak came to an end thanks to the right arm of Christian Academy of Louisville junior Riley Thompson.

    Thompson, who committed to the University of Louisville as a sophomore, outdueled Collins senior standout Zac Wiley as the visiting Centurions topped the Titans 2-1 Tuesday evening to end Collins’ home victory streak at 25.   

  • Rockets’ bats heat up in...

    The Shelby County softball team picked up back-to-back victories in back-to-back days.

    The Rockets downed host Western Hills 6-3 Tuesday in Frankfort before beating visiting Trimble County 5-2 on Wednesday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

  • Rockets steal one from KCD

    The Shelby County baseball team was in a thieving mood Tuesday evening.

    The Rockets stole 11 bases in a 12-0 five-inning victory over visiting Kentucky Country Day at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    “Our guys did a great job on the bases,” Shelby County Coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger said. “Due to our experience, I have given the guys the green light to steal in most situations. They did a great job of exploiting a pitcher that couldn't control the running game. This put us in great scoring opportunities.”

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: Rockets down...

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team held off the rain and reigning 8th Region champion South Oldham on Tuesday, downing the Dragons 3-2 at Clear Creek Park. Then the Rockets kept rolling with a 4-1 triumph over visiting Anderson County on Wednesday.

  • Titans push win streak to 5

    Paul Miller had another impressive pitching performance to lead the Collins baseball team to its fifth consecutive victory.

    Led by Miller’s complete-game, 11-strikeout effort, the Titans topped visiting DuPont Manual 9-1 Saturday.

    “Paul pitched a great game again,” said Collins Coach Roy Bailey, whose team improved to 9-1 with the triumph. “He and the rest of our seniors are starting to carry the load."

  • Local courses offer some new...

    After a long, cold winter, spring is here – finally. And for many that means it’s the beginning of a new season – golf season. 

    So for those knocking the dust off their clubs and the snow off their spikes, here is a quick look at what’s going on, and what you can look forward to seeing, at the five golf courses in Shelby County this year.


    Clear Creek Golf Center

  • SOFTBALL: SCHS loses twice

    The Shelby County softball team dropped a pair of games in Rockcastle County’s Where’s the Beach? Classic Saturday in Mount Vernon.

    South Laurel outlasted the Rockets 7-3 in their first game before Madison Southern routed them 12-2 in their second game.


    Stacey Eden

    This Shelby County graduate is a senior on the University of Louisville men’s track & field team.

    Last meet:He finished sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, in 9 minutes, 41.06 seconds, in the Crimson Tide Invitational on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.   

    Next up:The Cardinals will next compete in the Border Battle on Saturday at Cardinal Park.   


    Caterina Karas

  • Wiley helps Titans dominate Doss

    LOUISVILLE - Zac Wiley continued his hot start to the season and the Collins baseball team’s bats heated up too Tuesday.

    Wiley tossed three no-hit innings, as he stayed unbeaten on the mound, and the Titans’ bats broke out with season-highs in hits and runs on the way to a 15-0 five-inning demolition of host Doss.

    Collins (8-1) collected 16 hits led by Wiley’s 3-for-3 effort that included three RBIs and two runs scored.

  • Rockets follow up 'best...

    Tuesday was a day of hitting highs for the Shelby County baseball team, while Wednesday was one of hitting lows for the Rockets.

    Thanks to its “best offensive day of the year,” according to Coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger, Shelby County rallied to beat Simon Kenton 7-4 Tuesday in Mason, Ohio. Wednesday night, however, the Rockets were held to a season-low-tying three hits in a 4-3 loss to Green County in the Valley Invitational final.  


    Shelby County 7, Simon Kenton 4