Today's Sports

  • Rockets rally on the road

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team finished with a flourish Tuesday night.

  • D carries Titans to another W

    As it has for most of this season, the Collins boys’ basketball team did it with defense again Tuesday night.

  • Big 4th helps Titans turn back N...

    The Collins boys’ basketball team won a pair of road games late last week.

    The Titans topped North Oldham, 59-50, Thursday night in Goshen, then slammed 30th District-rival Spencer County, 64-38, Saturday night in Taylorsville.

    Those were the third and fourth consecutive victories for Collins (13-2), which hosted district-rival Anderson County on Tuesday night.


    Collins 59, North Oldham 50

  • Cann’s 31 points can Titans

    The Collins girls’ basketball team ran into a powerhouse on Friday night.

    Behind 31 points from senior standout Makenzie Cann, who, Titans Coach Phillip Conder said, “definitely got my vote for Miss Basketball,” Anderson County clobbered Collins, 77-38, in a 30th District game.

    The then-No. 1 Bearcats (12-2) hit 14 3-pointers – Cann had half of those – and outscored the Titans, 42-9, from long range.

  • It’s Rockets again by 2 Raizors...

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team rallied from a double-digit deficit to pull out a big 8th Region victory on Saturday afternoon.

    The Rockets, who trailed by as many as 18 points in the first half, topped host Trimble County, 64-62, in Bedford.

    “It was a wild one,” Shelby County Coach Mike Sowers said.

  • Titans, Rockets post another...

    The Collins and Shelby County swim teams began their New Year with a big splash.

    The Titans’ boys’ team took second, and their girls’ squad finished third while the Rockets’ girls’ team finished fourth and their boys fifth in their annual Holiday Classic on Saturday at Clear Creek Park’s Family Activity Center.

  • Rockets run away to Couch’s 300th

    A big run helped the Shelby County boys’ basketball team get a benchmark victory for Coach Jason Couch on Friday night.  

    An 18-0 spurt, which began late in the third quarter and continued into the fourth quarter, propelled the Rockets to a 73-50 victory – the 300th of Couch’s career – over 30th District-rival Anderson County at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

  • No. 1 Cornerstone goes after...

    The Cornerstone Christian boys’ basketball team, which is off to a 9-1 start, is the No. 1 team in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association’s kcaaonline.com poll.

    This weekend the Bulldogs will try to continue their hot start as they attempt to capture their first KCAA All “A” State Tournament title in three years. Cornerstone opens play in the 8-team event at Blue Grass Baptist and Trinity Christian in Lexington, at 6 tonight against Lakeside (1-6) at Blue Grass.

  • Antonita Slaughter: ‘It just...

    Shelbyville’s Antonita Slaughter made a triumphant return to the University of Louisville women’s basketball team last Saturday.

    Slaughter, a 6-foot-1 senior guard, scored five points in 16 minutes in the Cardinals’ 64-45 victory over visiting Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference game. It was Slaughter’s first on-court appearance since suffering a seizure-like episode Dec. 3 in a game against Missouri State.

  • Titan tandem remains firm with ‘...

    A pair of Collins senior football standouts are still firm in their commitments to Western Kentucky University.

    Dre Farris and Masai Whyte remain pledged to play for the Hilltoppers beginning this fall despite the fact that they lost their head coach, Bobby Petrino, to the University of Louisville, on Thursday morning.