Today's Sports

  • Shelby County College Athlete...

    Logan Bailey
    This Collins graduate is a freshman outfielder on the Embry-Riddle (Fla.) baseball team. He’s played in 31 games for the Eagles (31-16). He’s scored 14 runs and stolen three bases in six attempts.  

    Kam Bruner
    This Shelby County graduate is a freshman infielder on the Spalding baseball team. He’s appeared in eight games, starting five, for the Golden Eagles (18-8) and has four runs scored and three RBIs.   

    Nate Clifton

  • Rockets ride depth to tie for 1st

    The Shelby County boys’ track and field team made itself right at home at Collins on Friday.

    The Rockets tied Woodford County for first place in the Titan Track Classic, and the Shelby County girls’ squad finished sixth.

    “Overall we had a really good meet,” Rockets Coach Nick Edwards said. “Our relays performed well, and we had some great individual performances. I like the progress our team has been making, and Friday sets us up well for the rest of the season.”

  • Titans remain clutch at the plate

    The Collins baseball team ended last week with a pair of victories, topping visiting Elizabethtown 12-7 in a slugfest Friday before beating North Oldham 7-6 Saturday to avenge their first loss of the season and improve to 11-2.


    Collins 12, Elizabethtown 7

    The Titans pounded out a season-high-tying 16 hits to pounce on the Panthers (8-4).

  • Shelby, Collins each win once

    The Collins and Shelby County softball teams each won one game over the weekend in the Capital City Showcase at Franklin County.

    The Titans went 1-3 and the Rockets went 1-4.


    Collins can’t hold leads

    Woodford County beat Collins 3-1 Friday and North Laurel topped the Titans 8-6 Saturday morning before Collins outlasted Warren East 7-4 later that day. The host Flyers then topped the Titans 9-5 in their final game of the tourney.

  • Rockets win three straight

    The Shelby County baseball team picked up a trio of victories to end last week, beating Woodford County 5-1 in Versailles on Thursday and sweeping a doubleheader against visiting Holmes, 19-2 and 7-4, Saturday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.


    Shelby County 5, Woodford County 1

    The Rockets received a solid pitching performance from senior Kipp Moore and some key hits from juniors Steven Standafer and Joe Crisp.

  • BOYS’ LACROSSE: Titans notch 1st...

    The Titans boys’ lacrosse team picked up its first-ever victory Saturday, defeating Elizabethtown 12-5 Saturday in the consolation game of the Anderson County Invitational in Lawrenceburg.

    Collins previously lost to visiting Woodford County 9-6 Thursday, then lost its opening game of the Anderson County invite to the host Bearcats, 9-8, Saturday.

  • 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.