Today's Sports

  • Valley pounds Shelby, 82-48

    Shelby County boys’ basketball took a rough loss at the hands of Valley on Saturday afternoon as the Vikings came away with the 82-48 win over the Rockets.

    Valley (10-7) jumped out to a huge lead behind a pair of 20-plus point quarters, as SCHS struggled to slow the Vikings.

    By half the Vikings had tallied 51 points thanks to senior guard Damont Walter’s 16, he would finish with a game-best 18 points.

  • Bearcats run through Collins

    A late run in the first quarter of Friday night’s district matchup between Collins girls’ basketball and Anderson County left the Titans in a hole they could not match.

    Both teams were knotted at 11 with 2:09 left in the opening frame when the Bearcats (13-4) ended the quarter on a 9-0 run.

    The 20-11 lead then continue to grow in the second quarter and beyond as Anderson’s runs continued to mount.

    The Bearcats went on to coast to a 65-45 win over the Titans (6-11), dropping Collins to 2-3 in district play this season.

  • Titans take first place at...

    The Collins girls and boys swim teams turned in strong performances Saturday morning at the rescheduled senior night swim meet, with the Titans taking first in both standings.

    The Shelby County boys made a solid run as well, taking second place behind the Titans.

    “Both the Collins and Shelby County teams swam well today,” coach Tom Coons said. “It was senior night which brings a lot of emotion for everyone in attendance. We have one meet left before our regional entry is due, and that will be the last chance to earn spots on that roster.”

  • Center gives jumpers year-round...

    Since its opening in the late summer of 2015, the Whelan-Nault Vault Center has provided athletes of all ages and ability levels the chance to work at pole vaulting in an indoor facility.

    Owner Ray Sabbatine, who built the facility to assist his daughter Andrea, who was competing for the University of Louisville at the time, says that athletes from all over the southeastern and midwestern United States have come to work out at the vault center.

  • Schools ready to finally get...

    With several games cancelled over the course of the last week, both Shelby County and Collins high schools are champing at the bit to kick off the back half of the basketball season.

    The Rocket boys’ team is notably one of those units, as the team travels to face off with North Oldham tonight beginning at 7:30 p.m., before traveling to take on Valley on Saturday afternoon.

    The Mustangs have had an up-and-down season thus far, having compiled an 8-8 record to this point in the year, while the Vikings sit at 8-6.

  • Titans, Rockets suffer weather...

    While players from Collins and Shelby County’s basketball teams may have enjoyed the extended time off from inclement weather, the coaches from both schools say the break could not have come at a worse time.

    The Rocket girls’ team just recently had its full complement players healthy for one of the few times all season when word came down about the postponement on Friday night.

  • Swim teams to celebrate senior...

    Swim teams from both Shelby County and Collins high schools will honor its outgoing seniors tonight, as Senior Night takes place at the Shelbyville Family Activity Center.

    With several athletes having been with the swim programs for both high schools, the Titans and Rockets will recognize the nine combined seniors before the meet kicks off.

    SCHS has three final-year swimmers that will be honored, in Sean Gilpatrick, Isaac Waurio and Dustin Clausen.

  • Hoops teams are rested, ready to...

    Thanks to several inches of snow and some incredibly poor timing on the part of the weather, both Shelby County and Collins’ basketball teams have had nearly a week off since last competing, and the break could not have come at a better time for all four teams.

    When it comes to the Rockets and Titans girls’ teams, both units have experienced injuries to key pieces throughout this season, and it has affected each squad’s ability to compete for seeding in the 30th District Tournament coming late in February.

  • Titan, Rocket boys take 1st and...

    Both Collins and Shelby County swim teams hit the pool for the first time since the end of winter break, showing no rust at all as the boys and girls’ teams from each school turned in top-two performances.

    In the boys’ standings, it was the Titans taking first place with a team score of 277, while the Rockets ended the night in second-place with 226.

    Collins was anchored by the personal best times from Jackson Stewart and Ezekiel Metz in the 100-yard breaststroke, which finished first and second respectively in the race.

  • Titans score season-high 89 in...

    The Collins boys’ basketball team had a banner night Tuesday, scoring a season-best 89 points and defeating a solid South Oldham team on the road. The win was the first time the Titans topped the 80-point barrier since its season-opening win over Harrison County.