Today's Sports

  • Post 37 takes Paducah title for...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team did something last weekend that its never done in the 35-some-odd years that Jim Wiley has been at the helm.

    It won the Polk Brooks Tournament in Paducah.  

    Shelbyville went 5-0, outscoring its opponents by 36 runs in the process, on its way to the tournament title.

  • Scott sweeps Shelby for district...

    Scott County swept host Shelby County in a pair of District 2 Cal Ripken all-star baseball tournament games Monday night.

    Scott topped Shelby, 9-3, in the first game and 6-3 in the second to win the two-team district tourney at Clear Creek Park. Both teams advance to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 21 at Mount Sterling.


    Scott County 9, Shelby County 3

  • SCC team remains perfect

    Shelbyville Country Club remained perfect while the Weissinger Hills Golf Course teams tied in the PGA Junior League’s fourth event of the season Saturday at Clear Creek Golf Center.

    Shelbyville CC topped Clear Creek 6.5 flags to 2.5 while Weissinger Hills No. 1 and Weissinger Hills No. 2 tied 6 flags apiece in the head-to-head matches.

  • Scott County takes title

    The Scott County 9-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team beat host Shelby County in two games Monday night to capture the District 2 Tournament.

    Scott beat Shelby 14-10 in the first game, then 6-4 in the second game at Clear Creek Park. Both teams advance to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 21 at Mount Sterling.


    Scott County 14, Shelby County 10

    Shelby led 7-1 after the first inning, 9-3 after the second and 10-4 after the third, but couldn’t hold off Scott County’s comeback.

  • Creque getting his kicks

    Recently Blanton Creque was sitting at home when his cell phone rang.

    “Is this Blanton Creque?” the voice on the other end asked.

    “Yes,” the rising Collins senior said.

    “This is Bobby Petrino,” the caller said.

    Unexpected calls from major Division I college football coaches aren’t the norm for Creque, but they aren’t out of the ordinary either.

  • Post 37 rains runs

    When it rains, it pours. Just ask the Lexington American Legion baseball team.

    Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 rained all over visiting Man-O-War Post 8 16-0 Tuesday night in a game that featured two lightning delays and one rain delay on Bobby Stratton Field at Clear Creek Park to improve to 8-0 on the season.  

    “Our pitchers threw the ball real well and we continued to hit it pretty well,” long-time Post 37 Manager Jim Wiley said.

  • Thomas will be golfing in Memphis

    Shelby County rising senior, and standout girls’ golfer, Madison Thomas has committed to the University of Memphis.

    “The coach [Beth Harrelson] is a very strong Christian, and I just fell in love with [the] campus,” Thomas said. “I knew once I got to campus that it was the place for me.”

    Thomas has earned all-state honors the past two seasons, finishing fourth overall last fall and tying for 10th her sophomore year for the Rockets, who finished fourth as a team last year and fifth in 2012.

  • Wiley falls in State Am...

    Shelbyville’s Candice Wiley lost in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Women’s Kentucky State Amateur golf tournament on Thursday.

    Frankfort’s Abby Smith defeated Wiley 2 and 1 at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington. Smith, a rising senior on the Xavier University women’s team, edged Wiley, the former high school state champion and Shelby County and University of Louisville graduate, who was shooting 2-under-par when she was beaten.

  • Brown earns exemption for Web....

    Brandon Brown couldn’t keep up his sizzling start and capture his second straight NGA Pro Tour event this past weekend. But he didn’t leave North Carolina empty-handed. 

  • Clear Creek gets first win

    The Shelbyville Country Club remained unbeaten, while Clear Creek Golf Center picked up its first victory of the season in the PGA Junior League’s third event of the season Saturday at the Shelbyville Country Club.

    Shelbyville CC topped Weissinger Hills No. 1 5.5 flags to 3.5 while Clear Creek outlasted Weissinger Hills No. 2 7-5 in head-to-head matches.