Today's Sports

  • Shelby girls golf is sixth at...

    They’re not quite at the top of the leader board, but they aren’t far off either.

    The Shelby County High School girls’ golf team jumped back into invitational action Thursday with a sixth place finish in the Gene Hilen Invitational at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.

    The team score of 347 left them well behind winner Elizabethtown at 290. E-town

    Was followed by Scott County at 316 followed by Sacred Heart with a 318. Mason County wrapped up fourth place with a 338 and Notre Dame had a 346.

  • Collins comeback falls short to...

    To call Friday’s Collins/Eastern game a back and forth affair might not do the game justice, as the team’s two high-octane offenses put on a show with the Eagles holding on for a 49-44 win.

  • Rockets rip Oldham County

    Oldham County's offense showed signs of life by "smacking" its opponent, and the defense made "smash mouth football" plays.

    But while SCHS coach Todd Shipley was impressed with the Colonels, it was the Rockets that rolled to the win, 43-7, Friday at Oldham County.

    Four Rockets running backs ran for touchdowns with Brandon Davis leading the way with 106 yards on just four carries and Malik Manica netting 104 yards on only eight attempts.

  • The large Ferruginous Hawk is...

    There have been two sightings in Kentucky, one on Dec. 28, 1979 and the other one was Dec. 29, 1985 and both of them were in Henderson. Their breeding range is from southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba down through Montana, Wyoming, the western Dakotas, southern Idaho, eastern Oregon on down into Nevada, Utah, Colorado and eastern Nebraska. The Ferruginous Hawk winters south of these areas on down halfway into Mexico.

  • White-Tailed Kite an accidental...

    The White-tailed Kite is a 15-inch bird with a 39-inch wingspan that weighs 12 ounces and has been seen one time in Kentucky on May 5, 1991 and is considered an accidental visitor.

    It is fairly common in California and Texas but seems to be expanding its range. They are the most common from Mexico south on down to South America to Nicaragua and central Chile.

  • Iceman wins assistant pro title

    The weather was cool but Daniel Iceman was hot.

    Iceman, the assistant pro at Weissinger Hills Golf Course, won the National Car Rental Kentucky State Assistant Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club.

    Iceman fired a 70-69-139 over the two-day tournament to defeat Justice Grover of High Performance Golf Academy in Lexington who shot a 142 and Logan Watts of the Louisville Country Club at 143.

    “I played pretty well,” Iceman said. “I hit the ball extremely well, and my putter was on fire. I hit a lot of putts both days.”

  • Titans headed to Bullitt East

    It will be an about face for the Collins High School football team’s defense this week as the Titans head to Bullitt East for a 7:30 p.m. game Friday.

    While Collins shut out and shut down the potent Montgomery County passing attack in their opening game 7-0 win, they will face a Bullitt East offense that relies on its traditional, ground-and-pound running game.

  • Grayson brings option attack to...

    Shelby County High ‘s football team just had to take a quick look in the mirror this week to prepare to host Grayson County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Cougars are a near carbon copy of the Rockets in size and in the triple-option offense they ring to town.

    “They really do mirror what we do on offense,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “It looks like they have very good backs who run the ball hard.”

  • Collins edges Shelby in...

    The Collins High School volleyball was able to withstand the emotional impact of playing arch rival Shelby County a little better Thursday as the Titans took a 3-1 win over the Rockets.

    It was Collins’ second match of the year after falling to No. 25 Male the night before and the opener for Shelby County.

  • Big play keys Titans past...

    On a night when it seemed nothing would fall their way the Collins High School football team got the one play they needed at the right time to edge host Montgomery County 7-0 in the Recreation Bowl Saturday.

    After the Titans saw several chances to score go awry in their season opener, sophomore quarterback J.R. Lucas found receiver Dalton Maggard streaking past the Montgomery County defense all alone with a perfectly thrown pass that Maggard hauled in never breaking stride for a 68-yard touchdown pass.