Today's Sports

  • Anderson races past Rockets

    A tie game tilted against the Rockets in a late 5-2 loss to Anderson County Tuesday.

    Holding on to a 2-2 game with just 20 minutes left in the game, the Rockets shifted to a more attacking style.

    But that change ended up attacking the Rockets.

    The shift opened the floodgates for the Bearcats, who tacked on three goals in the final 15 minutes of the match.

  • Rockets hammer Oldham, 45-6

    Shelby County High School took advantage of a struggling Oldham County squad on Friday night, shellacking the Colonels for the 45-6 victory.

    “We’ve worked really hard over the past two weeks,” Rockets coach Todd Shipley said. “Our defense has been a lot better since the game against Garrard.”

    The Rockets drew first blood early in the contest, with running back Brandon Davis taking a toss sweep to the right side for a 26-yard touchdown run on fourth down to go up 7-0 over OC.

  • Titans rally to clip Eagles in...

    The Collins football team may need to change its mascot to a doctor with a defibrillator to revive it’s fans and coaches after consecutive last second wins.

    For the second week in a row, the Titans team clinched a victory during the final minute of regulation.

    With 18 seconds remaining, quarterback J.R. Lucas found Dalton Maggard in the end zone to take a 26-21 lead over Eastern. After converting the two-point conversion on the next play, the Titans led 28-21, and had locked up its third win of the season.

  • Rockets take 2nd, 3rd at home...

    The 2016 cross-country season is officially underway, with Shelby County hosting its invitational over the weekend.

    On the boys’ side of things, Shelby’s Matthew Paverd finished second in the individual standings, and leading the Rockets to a second-place finish behind Lexington Catholic by an average of 25 seconds per runner.

    Paverd completed the run just eight seconds behind LC’s Carman Spencer, as the Shelby runner ended with a time of 16:23.63.

  • Rockets upend Collins, 1-0 on...

    The Shelby County boys’ soccer team only controlled the first five minutes of the game against county-rival Collins Thursday, but that was all the Rockets needed for a 1-0 win in the season’s first match-up.

    Shelby’s Abelardo Ramirez took a pass from Caleb Patten, ripped a shot that bounced off a Titans defender and into the goal.

  • Collins drills Waggener, 2-0

    The Collins High School volleyball team made it two in a row defeating Waggener in two sets on Wednesday night.
    Collins easily cruised to victory over the Wildcats, winning the two sets by scores of 25-13 and 25-9.

    “I think [Waggener] is having a down year,” coach Cary Clark said. “They didn’t bring the competition they typically do. But we executed everything the way we should have and got the win.”

  • Oldham County upends Titans, 5-0

    Collins boys’ soccer dropped its fourth loss of the season on Tuesday night, falling to Oldham County 5-0.

    The Titans were able to keep Oldham at bay for a while, hanging onto a scoreless tie until late in the half.

    With less than two minutes remaining in the first, the Colonels got a solid shot on goal, beating keeper Matthew Stoltz for the first score of the game.

  • Collins, Eastern feature potent...

    After a 55-52 shootout win over Bullitt East, Collins High School will travel to Louisville tonight to take on 6A Eastern High School.

    On paper, the game looks like it could be another shootout for Collins, with both teams boasting prolific offensive attacks while struggling on defense. Last year’s contest was a shootout as well, with the Eagles picking up the 49-44 win over the Titans.

  • Rockets face Oldham in home...

    After picking up its first win of the season in a blowout, Shelby County High School will welcome old school rival Oldham County to town for the home opener tonight at 7:30.

    Last season, Shelby routed the Colonels, 43-7.

    While it’s an old rivalry, it won’t look like the bare-knuckle brawls from years past.

  • Rockets drill Grayson County, 50...

    After working on defense and fundamentals all week in practice, the Shelby County High School Rockets saw the results pay off in a big way, defeating Grayson County 50-8.

    SCHS severely limited any offense from the Cougars, allowing just 91 yards rushing and zero yards passing in the first victory of the season.