Today's Sports

  • BOYS’ LACROSSE: Titans notch 1st...

    The Titans boys’ lacrosse team picked up its first-ever victory Saturday, defeating Elizabethtown 12-5 Saturday in the consolation game of the Anderson County Invitational in Lawrenceburg.

    Collins previously lost to visiting Woodford County 9-6 Thursday, then lost its opening game of the Anderson County invite to the host Bearcats, 9-8, Saturday.

  • CAL’s ace outduels Wiley, ends...

    The Collins baseball team’s 2-year-old home win streak came to an end thanks to the right arm of Christian Academy of Louisville junior Riley Thompson.

    Thompson, who committed to the University of Louisville as a sophomore, outdueled Collins senior standout Zac Wiley as the visiting Centurions topped the Titans 2-1 Tuesday evening to end Collins’ home victory streak at 25.   

  • Rockets’ bats heat up in...

    The Shelby County softball team picked up back-to-back victories in back-to-back days.

    The Rockets downed host Western Hills 6-3 Tuesday in Frankfort before beating visiting Trimble County 5-2 on Wednesday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

  • Rockets steal one from KCD

    The Shelby County baseball team was in a thieving mood Tuesday evening.

    The Rockets stole 11 bases in a 12-0 five-inning victory over visiting Kentucky Country Day at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    “Our guys did a great job on the bases,” Shelby County Coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger said. “Due to our experience, I have given the guys the green light to steal in most situations. They did a great job of exploiting a pitcher that couldn't control the running game. This put us in great scoring opportunities.”

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: Rockets down...

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team held off the rain and reigning 8th Region champion South Oldham on Tuesday, downing the Dragons 3-2 at Clear Creek Park. Then the Rockets kept rolling with a 4-1 triumph over visiting Anderson County on Wednesday.

  • Titans push win streak to 5

    Paul Miller had another impressive pitching performance to lead the Collins baseball team to its fifth consecutive victory.

    Led by Miller’s complete-game, 11-strikeout effort, the Titans topped visiting DuPont Manual 9-1 Saturday.

    “Paul pitched a great game again,” said Collins Coach Roy Bailey, whose team improved to 9-1 with the triumph. “He and the rest of our seniors are starting to carry the load."

  • Local courses offer some new...

    After a long, cold winter, spring is here – finally. And for many that means it’s the beginning of a new season – golf season. 

    So for those knocking the dust off their clubs and the snow off their spikes, here is a quick look at what’s going on, and what you can look forward to seeing, at the five golf courses in Shelby County this year.


    Clear Creek Golf Center

  • SOFTBALL: SCHS loses twice

    The Shelby County softball team dropped a pair of games in Rockcastle County’s Where’s the Beach? Classic Saturday in Mount Vernon.

    South Laurel outlasted the Rockets 7-3 in their first game before Madison Southern routed them 12-2 in their second game.


    Stacey Eden

    This Shelby County graduate is a senior on the University of Louisville men’s track & field team.

    Last meet:He finished sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, in 9 minutes, 41.06 seconds, in the Crimson Tide Invitational on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.   

    Next up:The Cardinals will next compete in the Border Battle on Saturday at Cardinal Park.   


    Caterina Karas

  • Wiley helps Titans dominate Doss

    LOUISVILLE - Zac Wiley continued his hot start to the season and the Collins baseball team’s bats heated up too Tuesday.

    Wiley tossed three no-hit innings, as he stayed unbeaten on the mound, and the Titans’ bats broke out with season-highs in hits and runs on the way to a 15-0 five-inning demolition of host Doss.

    Collins (8-1) collected 16 hits led by Wiley’s 3-for-3 effort that included three RBIs and two runs scored.