Today's Sports

  • Bruner shows well at kicking camp

    The Collins High School football team may just re-load its kicking game this coming fall if Noah Brunner has his way.

    Brunner, a senior-to-be next fall, is the likely candidate to replace first team all-stater Blanton Creque and took a big step toward picking up where Creque left off with a strong performance at the nationally renowned Chris Sailer Camp in Las Vegas.

    “It’s the biggest national kicking event going,” Brunner said. “Kickers from all over the country came.”

  • Shelby boys second in region...

    Always the competitor, Jacob Gowin took the good with the bad at the regional meet and plans to get better.

    Gowin, a Shelby County High School senior, kept himself among the state’s elite by winning the AA regional pole vault title Tuesday at North Oldham with a leap of 13-6, a personal record. He also took second in the high jump at 6-feet even, four inches under his best jump this year.

  • Goss wins regional discus title

    It will be a little bit of the old and the new for the Collins High School track program as they head into the AA state track meet next Friday.

    Collins had three competitors, Gabby Karas, Kyle Goss and Jay Solinger qualify for the state meet Tuesday in the regional at North Oldham High School as the boys team took ninth place with 31 points and the girls finished fifth with 40 points. North Oldham swept the boys and the girls titles.

  • Shelby player fall in state...

    It was another big step for the Shelby County High School tennis program as the three Rockets who reached the state meet played well against the state’s best players.

    Luke Dove and Josh Barry reached the second round where they fell to Covington Catholic’s brother team of Jake and Jared Haught 6-2, 6-2. And Jeron Russell lost in opening road to Alex Spalding of Marion County.

  • Collins falls to Male

    With everything pointing toward the start of the postseason next week the Collins High School baseball team started a killer stretch of six games with a 3-1 loss to No. 16 Male Thursday.

    The Titans came back from that to fall to Eastern and Bullitt East but scored a win over North Bullitt in a tournament at Eastern over the weekend.

  • Shelby softball wins two

    The good thing for the Shelby County High School softball team was they were able to post some big scoring innings, the bad thing was there were not enough of those innings, as the Rockets posted a 1-2 record in the Charger Classic at Jeffersontown.

    “We are doing a better job at stringing hits together and pushing runs across the plate,” Shelby County coach Kelly Cable said.

    The Rockets’ lone win came 6-2 over Southern thanks to a six-run third inning.

  • North Oldham beats Collins 9-5

    A four-run burst in the sixth inning gave North Oldham all the cushion they needed as they powered their way to a 9-4 win over Collins High School Monday.

    In a matchup between two of the region’s best baseball teams, the Mustangs got out to an early 5-0 lead, saw Collins (19-10) cut the lead to one, and then pulled away for good in the sixth.

    “It seems like we have been doing that here lately,” Collins coach Roy Bailey said. “We have a bad inning or two and can’t get back from it.”

  • Shelby sending three to state...

    A different style of play could spell success for the Shelby County High School doubles team of Luke Dove and Josh Barry in the state tennis tourney Thursday.

    With the 6-foot-5 Dove combining with Barry’s ability to cover the court, the pair hopes to pick up a win or two in the tourney.

  • Perry likes having fate in her...

    In the moment that Sydney Perry stares down the barrel, she knows that whatever the result she earned it herself.

    Perry, a junior at Shelby County High School competed in the USA Shooting National Junior Olympic Championships as one of three shooters from Kentucky.

    “I feel like every time I am out there, when I shoot, it is me,” Perry said. “I don’t have to rely on anyone else. I pulled the trigger so it is my score.”

  • Jones wants return trip to...

    Logan Jones has come a long way in just two years of competitive shooting – in fact it took him more than 1,100 miles.

    The Shelby County High School junior was one of two students from his school who competed in the National Junior Olympics Championships in Colorado.

    The competition was held at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.