Today's Sports

  • 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.


    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.

  • GIRLS’ LACROSSE: Titans win own...

    The Collins girls’ lacrosse team won its first-ever invitational Saturday.
    The host Titans defeated Atherton, Woodford County and Elizabethtown in round-robin play, then defeated the Yellow Jackets in the “Titan Challenge” – a round of 4-on-4 play – to win the tournament of the same name.
    “Our first trophy win for the school!” Coach David Boone said.

  • Titans hammer Spencer

    The Collins softball team ended last week with three victories in four games.
    The Titans topped visiting Spencer County 17-6 in six innings in a 30th District game Thursday before going 2-1 in the Vernon Bibb Memorial Classic at Fern Creek. Franklin County clipped Collins 6-5 Friday night at Fern Creek before the Titans topped the host Tigers, 7-5, and Sacred Heart Academy, 10-7, Saturday.

  • Panthers' win ends Titans...

    The Collins baseball team went 1-1 against two Top 20 teams in the Louisville Invitational Tournament at the end of last week.
    Defending state champion, and host, Pleasure Ridge Park topped the Titans 5-3 Thursday night before Collins bounced back with a 7-1 victory over Lafayette on Saturday.