Today's Sports

  • SOFTBALL: SCHS loses twice

    The Shelby County softball team dropped a pair of games in Rockcastle County’s Where’s the Beach? Classic Saturday in Mount Vernon.

    South Laurel outlasted the Rockets 7-3 in their first game before Madison Southern routed them 12-2 in their second game.


    Stacey Eden

    This Shelby County graduate is a senior on the University of Louisville men’s track & field team.

    Last meet:He finished sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, in 9 minutes, 41.06 seconds, in the Crimson Tide Invitational on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.   

    Next up:The Cardinals will next compete in the Border Battle on Saturday at Cardinal Park.   


    Caterina Karas

  • Wiley helps Titans dominate Doss

    LOUISVILLE - Zac Wiley continued his hot start to the season and the Collins baseball team’s bats heated up too Tuesday.

    Wiley tossed three no-hit innings, as he stayed unbeaten on the mound, and the Titans’ bats broke out with season-highs in hits and runs on the way to a 15-0 five-inning demolition of host Doss.

    Collins (8-1) collected 16 hits led by Wiley’s 3-for-3 effort that included three RBIs and two runs scored.

  • Rockets follow up 'best...

    Tuesday was a day of hitting highs for the Shelby County baseball team, while Wednesday was one of hitting lows for the Rockets.

    Thanks to its “best offensive day of the year,” according to Coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger, Shelby County rallied to beat Simon Kenton 7-4 Tuesday in Mason, Ohio. Wednesday night, however, the Rockets were held to a season-low-tying three hits in a 4-3 loss to Green County in the Valley Invitational final.  


    Shelby County 7, Simon Kenton 4

  • Shelby County College Athlete...

    Antonita Slaughter

    This Shelbyville native and Christian Academy of Louisville graduate is a 6-foot-1 senior guard for the University of Louisville women’s basketball team.

    Last 2 games:She scored 10 points in the third-ranked Cardinals’ 73-47 victory over LSU on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament’s Round of 16 at the KFC Yum! Center. She was 4-for-12 from the field, including 2-of-9 from 3-point range, and had three assists and two rebounds in 29 minutes.

  • Pitching propels Titans to...

    The Collins baseball team continued to ride its pitching, picking up a pair of victories this past week.

    The Titans improved to 7-1 on the season by blanking Western Hills 3-0 behind Zac Wiley’s one-hitter Thursday, and then by slipping by Woodford County 2-1 thanks to the hitting and pitching of Paul Miller on Friday.


    Collins 3, Western Hills 0

  • Boone takes bite out of Bulldogs...

    The Shelby County baseball team used a win over top 10 Male on Thursday as a springboard for two more wins in the Valley Invitational on Monday.

    Dillon Boone tossed a complete-game, three-hitter to lead the Rockets over the Bulldogs 3-1 before they routed Bardstown 13-3 and blanked the host Vikings 7-0 in Louisville.


    Shelby County 3, Male 1

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: Titans improve to...

    The Collins boys’ tennis team improved to 6-0 on the season with a nearly perfect 4-1 victory at Anderson County on Friday in Lawrenceburg.

    The Titans’ triumphed in the top two singles matches and in both doubles matches.

    At No. 1 singles, senior Luke Noel was victorious 6-2, 7-6 while eighth-grader Jared Baltzell triumphed 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. The Titans defaulted at No. 3 singles. At No. 1 doubles, senior Derek Stivers and junior Cy Dutton won 6-0, 6-2 while senior David Hormel and eighth-grader Logan Noel won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

  • Rockets’ bats come alive with 13...

    The Shelby County softball team busted out its bats in a big way Wednesday.

    The Rockets pounded out 13 hits in their 16-10 victory over visiting Lexington Catholic at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    “I was pleased to see us finally hit the ball like I knew we were capable of,” Shelby County Coach Kelly Cable said. “It was a good win that will hopefully carry over into the rest of the season.”

  • Colts' late charge snaps...

    The Shelby County baseball team had its four-game win streak snapped Wednesday night by DeSales.

    The visiting Colts rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh inning to down the Rockets, 8-7, at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    Shelby County (4-2) had outscored four foes 30-6 since losing its season-opener at highly-regarded Paul Dunbar on March 15.