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Today's Sports

  • Shelby falls to CAL on the road

    Shelby County boys’ basketball and Christian Academy-Louisville were locked in a low-scoring, defensive slugfest on Tuesday night, with the Centurions coming away with a 42-39 win.

    The Rockets (1-3) shot just 38 percent from the floor and 20 percent from three-point range in the loss, as SCHS struggled to establish offensive consistency against CAL (1-1).

    When it was all said and done, Shelby finished the game with no scorers reaching double-digits against the Centurions in its third loss of the year.

  • Collins splits opening slate of...

    The Collins boys’ basketball team kicked off its season on Friday and Saturday, finishing 1-1 with a win over Harrison County and a loss to Gallatin County to open the season.

    Gallatin County 76, Collins 65

    Sometimes a team just gets hot from the floor, and Gallatin’s jump shooting did just that in Collins’ second game of a back-to-back.

    The Wildcats (3-0) went white-hot in the second half, shooting 70 percent from the field and 67 percent from deep to hand the Titans its first loss of the season.

  • Shelby girls split weekend slate

    Shelby County girls’ basketball opened up the 2017-18 campaign beginning last Thursday night with a victory over Bullitt Central before falling to a talented Lafayette team on Saturday night, ending its weekend at 1-1.

    Lafayette 58, Shelby County 32

    Coming into this one, Lafayette was preseason-ranked No. 2 in the state, but Shelby was giving the Generals all it could handle early on.

  • 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.