Today's Sports

  • Wiley wins first match at women’...

    Shelbyville’s Candice Wiley won her first match in the 88th Women’s Kentucky State Amateur golf tournament Tuesday.  

    Wiley, the former Kentucky high school state champion and Shelby County High School and University of Louisville graduate, defeated McKinzie Price 4-and-3 in the Round of 32 at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington. She’ll play Leah Rose Judd at 11:20 a.m. this morning in the Round of 16.

    In Monday’s qualifying round Wiley tied for the third lowest score, shooting a 2-under-par 71.


  • Crabtree goes into Kentucky Hall

    Charles “Redd” Crabtree made history Wednesday night.
    The long-time, and very-decorated, rider, trainer, breeder, teacher and judge of American Saddlebred Horses from Simpsonville became the first show-horse trainer to be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.
    Crabtree was formally inducted into the KAHF during a dinner and ceremony at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

  • Post 37 continues on tear

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team continued its hot start to the season.
    Shelbyville slammed a pair of opponents Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Post 37 downed host Danville, 11-1, then mauled Madison (Ind.), 12-2, at Clear Creek Park to improve to 7-0.  
    “So far we’re playing well, and I’m pleased with that,” long-time Shelbyville Manager Jim Wiley said. “We’ve got a couple or three guys not hitting it like they want to, but they’ll come around.”

  • Brown off to sizzling start

    Brandon Brown picked right back up where he left off.
    The Shelbyville professional golfer shot a sizzling 5-under-par 67 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the NGA Pro Tour’s Cutter Creek Classic at Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C., and this coming off his first win of the season.  
    Brown, who went wire-to-wire to win the Milton Martin Honda Classic, which finished up June 8 in Gainesville, Ga., shot a 2-under 34 on the front nine and a 3-under 33 on the back.  

  • 5 Questions with...Ethan Russell...

    Ethan Russell and Phillip Burkhardt recently graduated as valedictorians at Shelby County and Collins high schools, respectively, and both were also standout athletes for their schools.
    Russell played five years of tennis and two of soccer for the Rockets. He advanced to the region tennis tournament quarterfinals in each of the last three years.

  • Griffin ties for 51st in...

    Shelbyville’s Josh Griffin tied for 51st-place in the 2014 Clark’s Pump-N-Shop Marathon Kentucky Amateur golf tournament, which concluded Thursday at Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club in Georgetown.
    Griffin, a 2011 Collins High School graduate and senior at Eastern Kentucky University majoring in Professional Golf Management, carded a collective 5-over-par 221 in the three-day tourney. Griffin fired 1-over-par 73s in the first two rounds, then carded a 3-over 75 in Thursday’s final round.

  • Softball runs in the family

    Terri Poehlein will be inducted into the New York State High School Softball Hall of Fame on Saturday in Herkimer, N.Y.
    Poehlein, formerly Terri Huggins, was a standout at Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park. She will be one of 18 inductees into the NYSHSSHF.
    Poehlein played college softball in New York and at the University of South Carolina, with whom she played in the College World Series.
    Poehlein is the mother of rising Collins senior Shelbi Poehlein, who was the runner-up in the coaches voting for 8th Region Player of the Year this past season.

  • Post 37 rolls to tourney title

    Even though his team won its first three games in the 34th annual Shelbyville American Legion Invitational baseball tournament, long-time Post 37 Manager Jim Wiley felt like his squad hadn’t hit the ball very well.

    That changed Sunday.

    Shelbyville slugged 14 hits – 10 for extra bases – in a 19-2 pummeling of Paducah Post 31 in the final of the four-team tournament on Bobby Stratton Field at Clear Creek Park.

  • Moore, Wiley named 1st team all-...

    The postseason honors keep coming for Kipp Moore and Zac Wiley.

    The recent Shelby County and Collins graduates have been named first-team all-state by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

  • SCC, Weissinger No. 1 win matches

    The Shelbyville Country Club and Weissinger Hills No. 1 teams posted victories in the PGA Junior League’s second event of the season Saturday at Weissinger Hills.

    Shelbyville CC defeated Weissinger Hills No. 2, 5 flags to 3, while Weissinger No. 1 clipped Clear Creek Golf Center, 4.5-3.5, in the head-to-head matches.