Today's Sports

  • Post 37 splits weekend tourney

    Shelbyville Post 37’s pitching was excellent as the team traveled to Terra Haute, Ind. and split its weekend series, going 2-2 in tournament play.

    In game one of the tournament, Blake Lambdin turned in a fantastic performance on the mound for Shelby, throwing a no-hitter and striking out five batters over seven innings of work and shutting out Rockville Post 48 in the process.

  • Stingrays win SFL championship

    After a summer in which it went 5-0 on the swimming circuit, the Shelbyville Stingrays captured its second Summer Fun League title in two years.

    The Stingrays placed first in boys, girls, and combined team scores. Shelby’s swim team finished 288.5 points ahead of the second place Hillcrest Hurricanes in the combined team standings.

  • Shelby’s Emma Kendall to compete...

    Shelbyville’s Emma Kendall is doing something that kids all over the country dream of doing: competing in the Junior Olympics.

    At only nine-years-old, Kendall is a natural athlete who recently traveled to the AAU Regional Championships and competed in three events.

    “Emma competed in the regional AAU meet this year against athletes from Tennessee and Georgia,” mom Sandra Moran said. “She competed in three events, but qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 1500 meter race.”

  • Greater Yellow-legs

    In Kentucky, the Greater Yellow-legs is recorded chiefly west of the Cumberland Plateau. An early spring date that they have been seen is Feb. 15 and a late autumn date is Dec. 15.

  • Shelby cyclist hitting national...

    After four years of competitive cycling, Shelbyville-native Alex McLaughlin completed the biggest race of his cycling career last Sunday.

    “It was two days of races, the first was one hundred and ten miles with a lot of hills,” McLaughlin said. “I’m a bigger guy, so I’m more accustomed to riding on flatlands.”

  • Stingrays eye 2nd league title

    The Shelbyville Stingrays swim team is seeking its second consecutive Summer Fun League championship after capturing the title last season.

    The team is undefeated so far this summer, sitting at a record of 5-0, having defeated teams such as the Polo Fields Piranhas, Persimmon Ridge, Oxmoor Hills, Woodmont and Harmony Landing in head to head competition on the way to the SFL championship.

    First-year head coach of the Stingrays, Tom Coons, says that he is surprised by the turnout of swimmers from the Shelbyville community.

  • SCHS hosting national baseball...

    Shelby County High School may not be playing baseball right now, but that doesn’t mean the field is quiet.

    The SCHS athletic complex on Burks Branch Road is currently playing host to the 16-and-under National Championship Tournament through Sunday.

    Pastime Tournaments has organized the tournament, which includes teams from across the nation and Canada.

  • Post 37 gets back to its winning...

    Shelbyville Post 37 got back to its winning ways, taking both games of a doubleheader over Owensboro Post 2 on Saturday.

    Shelbyville was able to grind out a 1-0 win in the first game before rallying for a 3-2 win in the second game.
    In the bottom of the third inning in the opener, Shelby’s Bryson Dillow scored on a wild pitch, putting up the only run of the contest.

  • Foundation will support area...

    Local golf professionals from around Shelby County have been working on creating the Shelby County junior Golf Foundation, a program that will help fund high school and junior golf programs in need around the county.

    “Right now it’s in its infancy stage,” said Derrick Griffitts, the PGA Professional at Clear Creek Golf Center. “As of now, we have six hundred dollars in order to begin the process. We are working with legal council to form the foundation.”

  • Durant's decision not...

    Six years ago, 25-year-old LeBron James sat on ESPN as the network celebrated his achievements for a full hour in the presence of millions of people who were watching at home. Ultimately, he decided to leave Cleveland for the warmer shores of Miami, and “The Decision” was widely panned due to how he handled his free agency process.

    Fast forward to 2016, and Kevin Durant is getting killed on social media networks for doing what we all perceived as the ‘right way’ to handle a free agency period.