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Today's Sports

  • Softball: 30th District...

    By John Herndon/Landmark News Service

     

    Once Anderson County got zeroed in, the numbers started coming.

    The Bearcats exploded for four runs in both the third and fourth innings on the way to an 11-1 five-inning victory over host Collins in the 30th District Tournament championship game Friday night. The game was called after the fifth inning because of the “mercy rule.”

  • 30th District Softball...

    Janelle and Janette Hynes were a twin-killing for the Collins softball team Thursday night.

    The sophomore twins played key roles in the host Titans’ 8-2 victory over crosstown-rival Shelby County in the 30th District Tournament semifinals.

  • 8th Region Softball Tournament...

    Brad Stephens/Landmark News Service

     

    WARSAW – A big first inning paved the way for an Oldham County win Monday in the first round of the 8th Region Softball Tournament at Gallatin County.

    The Lady Colonels broke out of the gate with four runs and held on to beat Collins 7-4.

    “The main thing was hitting,” OC coach Steve Leanhart said. “That’s our team.

  • Funny song keeps Blue-winged...

    The Blue-winged Warbler perches for minutes at a time when uttering its song.

    The reason could be because the song is so unusual and sounds like a loud insect-like “fuzzzz buzzzzzz” or somewhat like a deep sigh.

  • Titans face North Oldham in 8th...

    The Collins baseball team begins defense of its 8th Region title at 5:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

    That's when the Titans (27-3) take on North Oldham (14-14) in the region tournament's final quarterfinal at Henry County High School.

    Collins and the Mustangs split a pair of regular-season meetings. North Oldham run-ruled the Titans 12-2 in six innings March 22 in Goshen in Collins' fifth game of the season. The Titans returned the favor April 12, beating the Mustangs 7-6 in a back-and-forth game in Shelbyville.

  • Vogel inks with Centre

    Caleb Vogel was a big reason, both figuratively and literally, the Collins boys’ soccer team had one of the top defenses in the state the past two seasons.

    The 6-foot-6 defender helped the Titans yield just 31 goals in 42 matches, in which they went 32-6-4 and won back-to-back district titles. Vogel signed to continue his career at Centre College on Wednesday in the high school’s library.

  • Karas eyes triple crown, records

    Gabby Karas will run for a triple crown today.

    And her coach wouldn’t be surprised if she ran away with a state record, or two, too.

    The Collins freshman is the top seed in three events – the girls’ 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs - at the Class AA KHSAA State Track & Field Championships, which begins at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Kentucky’s Outdoor Track Complex in Lexington.

  • Titans top Rockets 8-2 in...

    The Collins softball team picked up where it left off Wednesday night.

    The Titans topped crosstown-rival Shelby County 8-2 Thursday night in a 30th District Tournament semifinal that began Wednesday night, but was halted by lightning, then thunderstorms. The rain wreaked havoc with Collins' field, forcing Thursday night's first pitch to be more than an hour and a half later than expected.

    The game resumed at the start of the bottom of the second with the second-seeded Titans leading the third-seeded Rockets 1-0.

  • Wolfe still winning Bluegrass...

    Jared Wolfe shot a 3-under-par 67 Saturday in the third round of the NGA Tour's Bluegrass Open to maintain his lead.

    Wolfe, of Louisville, who is 10-under-par for the tourney, will take a 2-shot lead into Sunday's final round at the Shelbyville Country Club.

    Ryan Martin is two shots behind in second while Shelbyville resident, and former NGA Player of the Year, Brandon Brown is in a three-way tie for third-place with Matthew Atkins and Pete Skirpstas, who shot a 7-under 63 Saturday.

    Brown shot a 3-under 67 Saturday on his home course.

  • NGA, Bohannon visiting...

    It’s been a happy homecoming for Derrick Bohannon so far this week.

    The Shelbyville native is back in town for business, and pleasure. His work? Playing professional golf.

    Bohannon, a 2003 graduate of Shelby County High School who now lives in Florida, is one of hundreds here this week to participate in the National Golf Association Pro Tour’s Bluegrass Open presented by Lucky 8 Stables at the Shelbyville Country Club. The event is free to the public.