Today's Sports

  • Rockets look to keep building on...

    This season, Shelby County girls’ cross country is looking to build on its success from last year’s run to the state level.

    With one senior in Hanako Boucher, and three juniors on the roster, the Rockets are looking to continue gaining experience and cutting down on run times under new coach Aaron Shepherd.

    “They’re definitely getting it,” Shepherd said of the young group of athletes. “They’re starting to realize what they need to be doing every day at practice, and doing it well.”

  • Collins XC ready to run

    With the departure of multiple-time state champion Gabriella Karas to graduation, Collins girls’ cross country will look to move into a new era with new runners and a new coach at the helm.

    George Sanderlin moves from a successful tenure at North Atlanta High School in Georgia to help manage the girls’ efforts this season.

  • Rockets team led by new talent...

    After last season’s wildly successful run to the AA State Cross Country meet, the Shelby County boys’ team is being reshaped for the 2017 season.

    All five of the runners from last season’s team were lost to graduation, and new SCHS coach Aaron Shepherd filled out his roster from an unusual source.

  • Collins looks to continue...

    After capturing the 30th District Title and advancing to the second round of the 8th Region Tournament last season, Collins volleyball will look to keep up that momentum this year with most of its team returning.

    “We’ve got a very experienced team coming back, and our kids have been playing together for a long time,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “We expect everyone to contribute this year, and this is easily the strongest hitting lineup I’ve ever had at Collins.”

  • SCHS volleyball looks to add...

    After a disappointing end to the season in 2016, Shelby County volleyball is looking to regroup and make a postseason run this year.

    The Rockets will look to do so with five seniors on the roster, and a new mindset heading into this season.

    “Last year, we left off obviously disappointed,” coach Kristen Kapp said. “We have really good girls, and they didn’t get as far as they wanted. We’ve been working on our mental game; and we realize that things are going to happen that we have to put past us.”

  • Football kicks off tonight with...

    After a long waiting summer, football unofficially returns tonight with a pair of scrimmages.

    Shelby County will play host to Oldham County, while Collins travels to Bullitt East for the kickoff game.

    Rockets coach Todd Shipley says what he wants to see his team execute the basics of the game against a different set of players than the teammates they have practiced against all summer.

  • Shelby picks up win over Woodford

    The Shelby County boys’ golf program kicked off its home season on Monday afternoon, defeating a visiting Woodford County by 35 strokes to pick up its first head-to-head win of the year.

    Led by ninth-graders Zach Houchin and Jacey Young, the Rockets carded a low score of 165 as a team.

  • Shelby Storm football to hold...

    A local youth football team is partnering with a regional professional wrestling company for the third consecutive season for a team fundraising event.

    The Shelby Storm football program will hold its annual ‘Storm Day’ event this Saturday at 2 p.m. to be held at Daniel Field, beginning with a scrimmage against Henry County’s youth football team. Admission for the event is free for students, and $3 for everyone else. 

  • Post 37 eliminated from regional

    For the second consecutive game, Shelbyville Post 37 could not establish itself in the batter’s box.

    Shelby was outhit 13-5 and defeated 9-1 by Wilmington, N.C., ending its run at the Southeast Regional held in Asheboro, N.C.

  • Friends, former teammates now...

    Very rarely has the ‘house divided’ motto been taken so literally, but in the house Alex Matthews and Branden Cresap reside in together, it may become an ironic mantra.

    Matthews returned to Shelby County High School to be the new defensive coordinator for his alma mater, while Cresap recently joined the Collins High School football staff, where he graduated from in 2011, as a quarterbacks’ coach.