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Today's Sports

  • Shelby tops Spencer County

    Shelby County softball has continued its hot streak with a pair of wins on Tuesday and Wednesday nights against a visiting Jeffersonville, Ind. team and at Spencer County, respectively.

    Shelby County 11, Spencer County 6

    Despite allowing Spencer County pitcher Elisabeth Huckleberry to pick up 17 strikeouts the top of Shelby County’s batting order pieced together enough hitting to defeat its district foe on Wednesday night.

  • Titans win in shootout

    Collins softball’s midweek games couldn’t have been more different in its first venture into district play, as the Titans were shutout by Spencer County on Tuesday before rebounding with a huge offensive effort and big win at Anderson County Wednesday.

    “We definitely hit the ball better against [Anderson] than we did against Spencer,” Titans coach Charlie LeCompte said.

    Collins 15, Anderson County 10

  • Shelby County hosts second meet

    The Shelby County track and field team hosted its second all-comers meet in as many weeks on Tuesday night, with the Rockets and Collins High School each turning in stout performances at the event.

    In the girls competition, SCHS captured first-place with a total of 136 points, while the Titans team earned a seventh-place finish with 34.

    Shelby once again relied on its volume of competitors in the home meet, with athletes like Jenna Board and Anna Kiser leading the way.

  • Collins splits opening tourney...

    Collins rebounded from a tough game one with an offensive explosion on Thursday morning, defeating Hawken, Ohio in a 16-5 run-ruled game that ended after just five innings.

    As a team, the Titans (1-2) earned 17 hits in the game while finding a way to rebound after a rocky start in the first two innings.

    “We hit all our goals both offensively and defensively,” Titans coach Mike Hammond said. “Robert [Sproul] had a bunch of hits for us and finished a double short of the cycle. Overall, it was a much better game for us.”

  • Rockets rally to pick up first...

    Having gone nearly 12 full innings without deciding a winner, the Tuesday night contest between Shelby County baseball and a visiting Lake Zurich, Ill. team seemingly would not end.

    Luckily for the Rockets, first baseman Hunter Housley was up to the task at hand.

    With shortstop Caleb Collins waiting on second base in a 7-7 tie game, Housley took the first two pitches of the at-bat before roping a ball to left field and scoring his teammate, earning SCHS its first win of the season in a walk-off 8-7 victory.

  • Vernon Hills shuts out Shelby...

    A lack of timely hits and one bad inning on defense led to Shelby County baseball taking a shutout loss at the hands of a Illinois-based Vernon Hills team on Monday night.

    As a group, the Rockets (0-3) wasn’t able to string together quality at-bats throughout the game, with SCHS third baseman Blake Palmer coming away with all three of the teams hits in the 5-0 loss.

  • Oldham County defeats Titans in...

    In a game that boasted a combined 21 runs and 17 hits, it was Oldham County that came away with the narrow one-run victory over visiting Collins on Monday night.

    The Titans (0-1) competed well with a Colonels team ranked No. 24 in the state in Prep Baseball Report’s preseason rankings, falling by an 11-10 margin.

  • Rockets show strong at home meet

    The Shelby County track team flexed its track and field muscles in a home meet on Thursday afternoon, as the boys finished first in the team standings while the girls slotted in second-place.

    Collins was also able to show off its collection of talent at the meet, with the boys’ team taking fourth while the girls finished in eighth-place.

    The Rocket boys’ team ended its meet with 156 points as a unit, and 64 ahead of second-place Western Hills at the competition.

  • Shelby opens season strong at...

    The Shelby County track and field team opened its season on high note over the weekend at the Woodford County Luck O’ the Irish meet, as the girls finished second as a unit, while the boys’ took fourth place in group competition.

    The girls’ team finished with 117.5 points, just seven points back of Woodford, while the boys earned 84 points with Frederick Douglass finishing first with 127.

    SCHS track coach Nick Edwards says that he likes what he has seen from his team early on in the season.

  • Webb takes second place at...

    Kentucky Christian University freshman and former Collins golfer Mallori Webb turned in a strong performance over the weekend at the Shawnee State Invitational, as she earned a second-place finish at the event held in Portsmouth, Ohio.

    Webb says the tournament was an intriguing one to be a part of, considering the KCU girls’ golf program is still in its early stages.