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Today's Sports

  • Brown cards another Top 5 NGA...

    Brandon Brown’s comeback continued with another top-five finish.
    Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville, tied for third place in the NGA Pro Tour’s Three Ridges Golf Club Classic, which finished up this past Saturday at Three Ridges Golf Club in Knoxville, Tenn. Brown, who missed the first eight NGA tournaments of the season after having eye surgery, tied for fifth in his first event of the season, the inaugural Bluegrass Open at Shelbyville Country Club.  

  • Canada Warbler finds homes in...

    Don’t let the name influence you into believing that the Canada Warbler only hangs out in Canada. Even though it was first discovered in Canada, it is certainly not confined there.

    This warbler has been found breeding here in Kentucky in Harlan County in the higher elevations of Black Mountain as well as Bell and Letcher counties. However, the State Breeding Status is of Special Concern.

    It has been known to arrive as early as April 19, but the majority arrive in early May and start leaving in mid-September, with the latest date seen being Oct. 12.

  • Shelbyville Country Club trying...

    After last Wednesday’s storms blew through the county overnight, many homes were left without power and property damage littered the county.

    But no location was hit harder than Shelblyville Country Club, which was in the midst of hosting its first professional event.

    “We had more than thirty trees go down, including two of the largest ones on the course,” said Greg Gibson, the club’s director of golf.

    And much of it he saw first hand.

  • 8th Region Baseball Tournament...

    After a 19-hour delay, it looked Wednesday like the Collins High School baseball team might have picked up Roy Hobbs lightning emblazoned Wonderboy bat from the movie “The Natural.”

    After lightning chased the teams from the field in the 8th Region Tournament at Henry County Tuesday, the Titans came out swinging in to the top of the sixth inning Wednesday trailing Simon Kenton 5-1.

    Senior Zach Wiley roped a shot to fence in center for a double and moved to third on Mason Jeffries’ single.

  • 8th Region Baseball Tournament...

    Brad Stephens/Landmark News Service

     

    NEW CASTLE – Zach Wiley was hitting spots with his fastball, keeping hitters off-balance with a hard slider and letting a superb defense make plays behind him.

    Wiley pitched a one-hit shutout Monday night for his Collins Titans, who beat North Oldham 4-0 in the final first round game of the Region 8 tournament at Henry County.

  • Wolfe holds on for first NGA...

    By Shane Stovall

     

    Mother Nature nearly threw a knockout-punch at the Bluegrass Open Golf Tournament at the Shelbyville Country Club but thanks to volunteers, golfers and fans won the fight.

    After last week’s storms downed several dozen trees and structures, the course looked more like a war-torn ghost town littered with debris than it did a lush collection of pristine fairways and smooth greens.

  • 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.