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Today's Sports

  • Collins wins at Henry County

    It was a big opening weekend of golf for the local girls high school teams as Shelby County and Collins both competed in the Rocket Invitational and the Henry County Invitational.

    Collins broke loose Monday in the Henry County tourney shooting a 361 to take first place while Shelby County took second with a score of 387.

    The Titans got strong outings from senior Claire Watts who took third place with a score of 83 while freshman Rylee Suttor shot an 84 to finish fourth.

  • Max Perfomance, Baptist are...

    High school athletes in Shelby County will have an extra option to turn to if they end up on the disabled list or even just a little banged up.

    Thanks to a new partnership between Max Performance Physical Therapy and Baptist Healthcare Sports Medicine, the local schools will have an extra athletic trainer on hand at all home sporting events and also added coverage during practice times on a daily basis.

  • Post 37 falls in title game

    After rolling into the state tourney finals with two solid wins, the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team ran into some hard luck, dropping their next two games to Post 31 of Paducah to finish second in the state at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We played extremely hard and pretty well in the first two games,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “In the championship games we just made too many errors.”

  • Young looking to be Shelby'...

    When Lilly Young walked off the course at the Oxmoor Golf Club two weeks ago as the champion of the Big I regional tournament she knew exactly whose steps she was following.

    “Candace Wiley won that tournament before her junior year and Madison (Thomas) won it before her junior year,” Young said. “I thought it was kind of cool I won it before my junior year.”

  • Eades hopes to carry on...

    No one needs to tell Nick Eades about the shoes he’s filling.

    Eades, who will start at middle linebacker for the Collins High School football team as a sophomore this year, grew up watching former all-staters Michael Brooks and Masai White and well knows the impact they had on the field.

    “I’m aware of them,” Eades said. “I know how good they were, and I know what an important position this is.”

  • Golden-crowned Kinglet is...

    Our smallest bird except for the hummingbird is only 4 inches long with a 7-inch wingspan and weighs 0.2 ounces and is a fairly common migrant but somewhat uncommon winter resident to Kentucky.

    The Golden-crowned Kinglet breeds in dense coniferous forests across and throughout the southern provinces of Canada, New England, the Appalachian Mountains, and the western Rocky Mountains on up to southern Alaska.

  • Hornback enjoying first weeks of...

    Just a week into his first season as head coach of the Shelby County High School boys’s soccer team, Michael Hornback has already seen some things he likes.

    Hornback, who took over the program last spring after John Wood retired, already was familiar with the program having served as the JV coach. In his first stint as a high school head coach his team has responded

  • Russell enjoys stay at GSP

    If you need a road race planned or maybe even need to set up a spy agency then Shelby County High School senior Jeron Russell may be your man.

    In addition to being one of the area’s top high school tennis players, Russell added star scholar to his resume this summer attending a five-week program with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars at Morehead State University recently.

    “It was interesting,” Russell said. “It was a social experience for sure.”

  • Post 37 reaches state title game

    It wasn’t the best start for the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team, but the end result could be the same.

    Post 37 is right back where they were last year — playing for the state championship at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We’re here, we’re finding ways to win,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “That’s what good baseball teams do.”

  • Eared Grebe goes through several...

    The Eared Grebe is a 13-inch long bird with a 16-inch wingspan and weighs 11 ounces and is a rare spring, autumn, and winter migrant in Kentucky.

    The earliest it has been seen in autumn is Aug. 27 and the latest in the spring is June 4.