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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • Titans off to marvelous start...

    The Collins baseball team began the new month in fine fashion, winning four games in the first five days of May.

    The Titans annihilated Anderson County 14-3 last Thursday, rallied for a 5-4 victory over South Oldham on Friday, routed Ryle 14-3 Saturday, then overcame a slow start to outlast Louisville Southern 9-6 Monday.

    Collins 14, Anderson County 3

    Thanks in large part to a trio of home runs the Titans remained unbeaten all-time in 30th District regular-season games and bombed the Bearcats in Lawrenceburg.

  • Doubles duos dominate early...

    FRANKFORT – Boys’ doubles duos from the county dominated the first two rounds of the 8th Region Tournament on Monday.

    The four tandems from Shelby County and Collins went a combined 6-1, as three of them advanced to Tuesday afternoon’s quarterfinals at Franklin County.

  • SHELBY COUNTY COLLEGE ATHLETE...

    Chris Cervantes

    This Collins graduate is a sophomore right-handed pitcher on the Eastern Kentucky University baseball team.  

    Last outing:He got a no-decision in the Colonels’ 7-5 14-inning victory at Miami (Ohio) last Wednesday in Oxford, Ohio. In 5.2 innings he gave up one unearned run on seven hits while walking one and striking out two in his best performance of the season.  

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: SCHS loses 1, wins...

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team lost a rain-shortened match Tuesday, but bounced back by blanking Franklin County on Wednesday at Clear Creek Park.

    Visiting Bullitt East beat the Rockets 2-1 Tuesday in a match that was halted after singles play by rain. Shelby County’s lone victory came from junior Andrew Clark, who won 8-1 at No. 3 singles.

    The Rockets flogged the Flyers on Wednesday, winning four of the five matches in straight sets.

  • Marshall, Stone reunite at...

    Ralphie Stone and Dez Marshall are going to be teammates again.

    Stone and Marshall, the last two 8th Region boys’ basketball players of the year, will join forces at Southwestern Illinois College in the fall.

    “It’s going to be great,” Marshall said. “I’ve been playing with Ralphie since elementary school and it’s good knowing that I’ll be able to call my brother my teammate again.”

  • Rockets rally again to beat Bears

    The Shelby County baseball team pulled some more late-inning magic out of its collective cap Wednesday night.

    The Rockets, coming off last Thursday’s 4-3 victory over Anderson County when they tallied two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Bearcats, rallied for four runs – capped off by Kyler Dugle’s RBI-double – in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat visiting Spencer County 5-4 in another 30th District game at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.