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Today's Sports

  • Brown ties for 30th in Web.com...

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown had his best finish in a Web.com Tour event in two years this past weekend.

    Brown tied for 30th in the News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot, which ended Sunday, with a 9-under-par. He carded a collective 275 (66-72-67-70) at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. It was his best finish in a Web.com event since 2012, when he finished tied for 24th in the then-Nationwide Tour’s Stadion Classic.

  • GIRLS’ GOLF: SCHS 4th in Joy of...

    The Shelby County girls’ golf team finished fourth in Anderson County’s Joy of Golf Invitational on Saturday.

    The Rockets carded a collective 331 at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Club in Lawrenceburg. Taylor County, which tied for sixth at state last year, won the tourney with a 319. Boyle County was second with a 325 and Scott County third with a 330.

    “Overall we did very well,” Shelby County Coach Melissa Young said.

    Sophomore Lilly Young led the way for Shelby County, finishing fifth overall with a 4-over-par 76.

  • Shelby County College Athlete...

    Sarah Robinson

    The Collins graduate is a junior midfielder/forward for the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods women’s soccer team.

    Last season:Robinson was a contributor for the Pomeroys, who went 4-8-1. 

    Season-opener:The Pomeroys open their season Aug. 30 against Calumet College of St. Joseph. 

     

    Zach Shipley

    The Shelby County graduate is a redshirt freshman wide receiver on the Murray State football team.

  • Let's look ahead to the...

    Last fall was a fabulous one for high school sports in Shelby County.

    Three state championships were won, along with four regional titles and three district crowns.

  • New coach, starting 5 are...

    The Collins boys’ golf team graduated all five of its starters from last year’s Region 6 Tournament, but new coach Lance Alexander has been pleased with what he’s seen so far.  

    “I’m very impressed, very encouraged,” said Alexander, who was hired to guide the Titans late last month. “I like what I’m seeing so far.”

  • GIRLS GOLF: Collins tops Henry...

    The Collins girls’ golf team won its first match of the season, beating host Henry County by eight strokes on Wednesday afternoon.

    The Titans carded a collective 198 to the Wildcats’ 206 at Henry County Country Club.

    Henry County’s Maddie Hensley earned medalist honors with a 40, but Collins senior Mary Borders and junior Claire Watts fired 45s to tie for second. Meanwhile sophomore Mallori Webb added a 50 for the Titans.  

    Wildcats senior standout MacKenzie Peyton didn’t play in the match.

  • Shelby County College Athlete...

    Walker Andriot

    The Collins graduate is a redshirt freshman defender on the Xavier University men’s soccer team.

    Last season:Andriot redshirted for the Musketeers, who went 10-7-2.

    Season-opener:The Musketeers, who play exhibitions at Indiana on Tuesday and at IPFW on Aug. 23, host Lipscomb on Aug. 29.

     

    Ben Axline

    This Collins graduate is a junior wide receiver for the Tennessee-Martin football team.

  • Soccerama highlights weekend

    It will be another Soccerama Saturday in Shelbyville tomorrow.

    The Collins girls will host their Soccerama while the Shelby County boys will host their own on Saturday, one week after the Collins boys and the Shelby County girls hosted their events.  

    The schedule for the girls’ event at Collins is as follows:

    Varsity: 9:30 a.m. – Collins vs. Shelby County; noon – Anderson County vs. Eastern; 2:30 p.m. – Bryan Station vs. Paris.

  • American Legion Post 37 is 2 and...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team’s superb 2014 season, and the legendary coaching career of Jim Wiley, came to an end Friday. 

    Host Asheboro (N.C.) Dixon Post 45 slammed Shelbyville 10-2 in an elimination game of the Southeast Regional Tournament at McCrary Park. The defeat ended Post 37’s season, at 29-4, as well as the managerial career of Wiley, who is retiring after coaching the team for the past 35 seasons.

  • Brown shoots 63, qualifies for...

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown fired an 8-under-par 63 Monday to qualify for this week’s Web.com Tour event.

    Brown will play in the News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot, which will run Thursday through Sunday at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. This is the second straight year Brown has earned a last-minute qualifying spot in the tournament.