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Today's Sports

  • Titans make it 8 straight

    The Collins baseball team keeps rolling.

    The Titans won their seventh and eighth consecutive games last Thursday and Monday.

    Collins topped visiting Male 4-1 Thursday in a battle of Top 20 teams, before hammering Henry County 21-2 in five innings Monday on Senior Night.

     

    Collins 4, Male 1 

    Seniors Dre Farris and Zac Wiley led the Titans, who are No. 4 in the Kentucky Prep Report Top 25 and No. 5 in the state coaches poll, over the Bulldogs, who are rated No. 19 and No. 9 in those respective polls.

  • Softball: SCHS wins 2, loses 1;...

    The Shelby County softball team bounced back from its loss to crosstown-rival Collins with victories in two of its last three games.

    The Rockets slammed visiting South Oldham 12-2 in five innings Thursday before falling 3-2 at Owen County on Friday. Shelby County rebounded, though, with a 1-0 shutout at Trimble County on Monday to reach the 10-win plateau.

    Against the Dragons (0-16), the Rockets pounded out 14 hits and sophomore Sydney Wright allowed only three on the mound at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. 

  • Collins vs. Shelby will be a...

     

    The Collins and Shelby County football teams will compete in the same district beginning in the fall of 2015.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control approved Shelby County’s drop from Class 5A to Class 4A in finalizing football alignments for the 2015-18 seasons Tuesday.

    That differs from last month’s previously proposed draft alignment that had Shelby County, which has played in 5A for the past three seasons, remaining in that class. 

  • Titans' doubles duo is...

    On the tennis court Derek Stivers and Cy Dutton aren’t very much alike.

    “We’re complete opposites,” Stivers said last week.

    Those dissimilarities, however, have made the Collins senior and junior doubles trouble.

  • Postseason tournaments are...

    The postseason for high school spring sports began this week in boys’ and girls’ tennis and boys’ lacrosse and continues next week in track and field and girls’ lacrosse.

    Collins will host the girls’ lacrosse district tournament beginning Monday.

    The next day the Collins and Shelby County boys’ and girls’ track and field teams will compete in the Class AA, Region 3 meet at Christian Academy of Louisville.

    Unfortunately there was no postseason for the first-year Collins boys’ lacrosse team.

  • BASEBALL: Jeffries hits 2 HRs...

    Senior Mason Jeffries went 3-for-3 with two home runs and seven RBIs to lead the Collins baseball team to a 17-0 five-inning bombing of visiting Bullitt Central on Tuesday.

    Jeffries hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the Titans’ five-run first inning, added an RBI-single in their three-run second, then hit another three-run homer in the bottom of the seven-run third for the Titans, who recorded their sixth consecutive victory.

  • Collins, Shelby doubles qualify...

    FRANKFORT – A pair of boys’ doubles teams, likely for the first time ever, will represent the county at the KHSAA State Tennis Tournament. 

    Collins’ duo of senior Derek Stivers and junior Cy Dutton and Shelby County’s tandem of senior Doug Martin and sophomore Jeron Russell both captured quarterfinal matches Tuesday in the 8th Region Tournament at Franklin County to earn invitations to next week’s state tourney in Lexington. Both teams lost semifinal matches Wednesday, but still advance. 

  • Cloyd's clout lifts Titans...

    Sydney Cloyd saved Senior Night.

    Cloyd, one of two seniors on the Collins softball team, hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel the Titans to a 6-5 triumph over crosstown-rival Shelby County on Tuesday night, their Senior Night.

    “I would’ve cried [if we would’ve lost], I would’ve been pretty upset,” Cloyd said.

    Instead, she and fellow senior, Lindsey Ketcham, were all smiles after Collins’ fifth consecutive victory, when they were honored.

  • SPORTS DIGEST: Karas 2nd in...

    Collins freshman Gabby Karas finished second in the girls’ Dream Mile on Friday night at St. Xavier High School in Louisville.
    Karas, a three-time cross country state champion and a three-time state champ on the track, covered the mile in 5 minutes, 4.43 seconds.
    Sacred Heart Academy’s Maggie Allen won the race in 4:59.99.
    COLLINS, SCHS COMPETE IN SUNDOWN INVITATIONAL: The Titans and Rockets both had solid showings in Oldham County’s Sundown Invitational last Thursday in Buckner.

  • Moore perfect in win over...

    The Shelby County baseball team registered a pair of home victories – highlighted by Kipp Moore’s 5-inning perfect game – late last week before falling to an 8th Region rival Monday.

    The Rockets defeated Whitefield Academy 8-3 Thursday and Newport Central Catholic, behind Moore on the mound, 10-0 in five innings Friday. However visiting South Oldham’s 1-0 victory ended Shelby County’s seven-game win streak.

    Shelby County 8, Whitefield Academy 3