Today's Sports

  • Shelby reaches District 2 final

    Shelby County’s 7-8 year old All-Stars smashed its way through the Kentucky District 2 Tournament before falling to Nelson County in the championship game.

    “This was a heartbreaking loss,” head coach Nathan Poole said. “We made a couple of mistakes defensively that hurt us that inning, but you have to give credit Nelson County for getting the hits they needed to win.”

    The team locked up the number one seed after going 5-0 in pool play, and outscoring its opponents by a combined 97-27 run total.

  • Post 37 rolls through Paducah,...

    Shelbyville Post 37 made a statement in its first game of the Kentucky American Legion State Tournament on Monday night, defeating Paducah Post 31A by a score of 14-1.

    “We hit the ball well against Paducah,” coach J.R. Wiley said. “Blake [Lambdin] pitched a good game, and we’re moving on to the next round.”

  • Weissinger Hills wins junior...

    After its undefeated season on the links, Weissinger Hills Golf Course has clinched its second consecutive PGA Junior League Championship in as many seasons.

    Head coach Bryan Slone says that his golfers were very excited to wrap up another title for Weissinger.

    “The season went very well for us,” Slone said. “We had many more teams compete in the league this year, which led to a lot of good competition for us.”

  • The wild Muscovy Duck

    When I was about 7 years old, our family was living on a farm on KY 44 in Spencer County that was just south of the Shelby County line.  We, of course, raised the usual farm animals and fowls, and one species we raised were Muscovy Ducks. 

  • Post 37 picks up 2 more wins

    Shelbyville Post 37 defeated a visiting Pleasure Ridge Park on Wednesday night by a score of 6-2.

    Will McDonald picked up the victory on the bump for Shelby, turning in seven quality innings, striking out seven batters while allowing just three hits and two earned runs.

    PRP jumped on Post 37 early, scoring two runs in the top of the first. From there, McDonald shut down the Panthers’ offense for the rest of the contest and the Post 37 offense got rolling.

  • Cable earns spot in Ky. Prep...

    After 24 years of leading the Shelby County High School softball team, head coach Kelly Cable was named to the Kentucky Prep Softball Hall of Fame on June 18.

    “It was a huge honor to be named to the hall of fame,” Cable said. “It is very humbling to be honored like this.”

    The SCHS coach credited the people around her for her coaching success over nearly two-and-a-half decades of coaching.

  • Golfer is Long on talent

    Over the course of this summer, Shelbyville’s Michael Long has been busy out on the links.

    He just finished competing in the 72nd Junior Falls City Championship, and although he fell short in earning a title, Long’s decision to play up in age will help him down the road.

    “I played pretty well the first day,” the 11-year-old said. “The second day I got beat on the final hole. I just have to get better everyday.”

  • Post 37 whips Lexington in...

    Shelbyville Post 37 was as hot as the weather while picking up a pair of victories over Lexington Post 8 on Saturday.

    Game one of the doubleheader saw an early back-and-forth between the two squads, before Shelby ultimately took over and earned the 9-4 win.

    Lexington started off fast, taking a quick 2-0 lead in the top of the first. Post 37 struck back in the bottom of the frame, with Kyler Dugle, Michael Gammon, and Bryson Dillow all scoring by way of wild pitches, providing Shelby with the early 3-2 lead.

  • Former SCHS standout headed to...

    Ever since he was a child, Eric Schreiner has been in love with the game of basketball.

    And now the Shelbyville native will use that to travel overseas alongside the United States East Coast Basketball team, where Schreiner will serve as the Director of Communications.

    “I remember shooting hoops in the driveway when I was little,” Schreiner said. “I want to coach one day, and I think this is a good opportunity.”

  • Glossy Ibis seen in Kentucky

    The Glossy Ibis has been seen in Kentucky on the following dates from Franklin County to the western Kentucky lake area: March 20, April 21 and 30, May 1, 7 and 12, Aug. 25 and 30, Sept. 17-19, Oct. 23, Nov. 1 and 21 and Dec. 3 and 4. This species breeds along the Atlantic Coast from southern Maine down to southern North Carolina. Their winter range is from southern North Carolina along the Atlantic Coast and Gulf Coast and about 3/4 of the way down the Texas Coast and throughout Florida.