Today's Sports

  • Post 37 rolls on with 17-2...

    Shelbyville Post 37 got back to its winning ways in a dominating fashion, dismantling Madison Post 9 by a score of 17-2 Tuesday night.

    The first inning was a quiet one for Shelby, but the second frame showed the squad’s offensive firepower.

    Jacob Cole started off the second inning taking first base after being hit by a pitch, and Riley Everson joined Cole soon after, drawing a walk to place another Post 37 runner in scoring position.

  • Shelby, Collins athletes compete...

    Over the past month, athletes from both Collins and Shelby County high schools have been showing off their skills in the Underclass Games, a showcase for baseball players who are years from graduating.

    The games, which are hosted by Prep Baseball Report, were held at both Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville and at the University of Kentucky earlier this month.

  • Marshall preparing for first...

    Newly minted athletic director Charlotte Marshall already has the support from everyone involved with Shelby County High School.

    “The first week has been pretty good so far,” she said. “The one thing that I absolutely love is the support from not only the coaching staffs, but from the district level has been amazing as well. Margo [Whisman] and the principals have been nothing short of amazing.”

    Her first task as athletic director is working on the details of the upcoming sports season for the Rockets.

  • Post 37 splits weekend tourney

    Shelbyville Post 37’s pitching was excellent as the team traveled to Terra Haute, Ind. and split its weekend series, going 2-2 in tournament play.

    In game one of the tournament, Blake Lambdin turned in a fantastic performance on the mound for Shelby, throwing a no-hitter and striking out five batters over seven innings of work and shutting out Rockville Post 48 in the process.

  • Stingrays win SFL championship

    After a summer in which it went 5-0 on the swimming circuit, the Shelbyville Stingrays captured its second Summer Fun League title in two years.

    The Stingrays placed first in boys, girls, and combined team scores. Shelby’s swim team finished 288.5 points ahead of the second place Hillcrest Hurricanes in the combined team standings.

  • Shelby’s Emma Kendall to compete...

    Shelbyville’s Emma Kendall is doing something that kids all over the country dream of doing: competing in the Junior Olympics.

    At only nine-years-old, Kendall is a natural athlete who recently traveled to the AAU Regional Championships and competed in three events.

    “Emma competed in the regional AAU meet this year against athletes from Tennessee and Georgia,” mom Sandra Moran said. “She competed in three events, but qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 1500 meter race.”

  • Greater Yellow-legs

    In Kentucky, the Greater Yellow-legs is recorded chiefly west of the Cumberland Plateau. An early spring date that they have been seen is Feb. 15 and a late autumn date is Dec. 15.

  • Shelby cyclist hitting national...

    After four years of competitive cycling, Shelbyville-native Alex McLaughlin completed the biggest race of his cycling career last Sunday.

    “It was two days of races, the first was one hundred and ten miles with a lot of hills,” McLaughlin said. “I’m a bigger guy, so I’m more accustomed to riding on flatlands.”

  • Stingrays eye 2nd league title

    The Shelbyville Stingrays swim team is seeking its second consecutive Summer Fun League championship after capturing the title last season.

    The team is undefeated so far this summer, sitting at a record of 5-0, having defeated teams such as the Polo Fields Piranhas, Persimmon Ridge, Oxmoor Hills, Woodmont and Harmony Landing in head to head competition on the way to the SFL championship.

    First-year head coach of the Stingrays, Tom Coons, says that he is surprised by the turnout of swimmers from the Shelbyville community.

  • SCHS hosting national baseball...

    Shelby County High School may not be playing baseball right now, but that doesn’t mean the field is quiet.

    The SCHS athletic complex on Burks Branch Road is currently playing host to the 16-and-under National Championship Tournament through Sunday.

    Pastime Tournaments has organized the tournament, which includes teams from across the nation and Canada.