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Today's Sports

  • Post 37 ready for regional

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team’s last trip to the regional tournament was a quick one.
    Two years ago Post 37 lost its first two games at the Southeast Regional Tournament in South Carolina.
    “We were two and out,” Buddy Johnson, one of five holdovers from that team, said. “We were down there for the looks in 2012, sightseeing, we were down there for fun. Now we know what we have to do.”

  • Shelbyville PGA Junior League...

    Host Florence outlasted the Shelbyville all-star golf team in the PGA Junior League state regional tournament Saturday afternoon.

    Florence captured 8.5 flags to Shelbyville’s 6.5 at World of Golf in Florence.

    For Shelbyville, the twosome of Michael Long and Rylee Suttor led the way. The winners of the boys’ and girls’ divisions of the inaugural City Championship the previous Saturday teamed up to capture 2.5 flags.

  • Post 37 steamrolls into...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team rolled into the state championship game with a pair of lopsided victories.

    Post 37 blanked Paducah Post 31 10-0 Tuesday night before bombing Ashland Post 76 13-3 Wednesday night, both games were at Collins High School, to earn a spot in Thursday night’s final.

  • Rockets keep eyes focused on...

    The Shelby County girls’ golf team has made six straight trips to the state tournament, and new Rockets Coach Melissa Young is hoping to keep the golf balls rolling to Bowling Green.

    “Our big goal is to return to state as a team,” said Young, who takes over for Anna Simpson, who retired after last season.

  • Titans look to grow after solid...

    Collins girls’ golf coach Suzanne Cates expects to see marked improvement from her players in her second season at the helm.

    “They’ve all gotten a lot better,” she said.  

    The Titans will try to better their fifth-place finish (out of 13 teams) at the Region 5 Tournament as well as send their first golfer to State.

    Leading the way for Collins will be senior Mary Borders, the Titans’ No. 1 player.

  • Fall sports get hot start...

    Summer is still in full swing, but high school fall sports begin Saturday.

    Shelby County will host its annual Lady Rockets Classic girls’ golf tournament Saturday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course. It begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

    SCHS Coach Melissa Young said that 108 players, representing 22 schools, including Collins, will compete.

    Shelby County and Collins will then participate in Henry County’s Lady Cat Invitational at 8 a.m. Monday at Henry County Country Club in New Castle.

  • Sanner, Son capture their...

    Shelbyville’s Brandon Sanner and Simpsonville’s Sarah Son won their respective divisions in the KYPGA Junior Tournament of Champions, which concluded Wednesday.

    Sanner rallied from a 2-shot deficit for a 4-shot victory in the boys’ open division while Son went wire-to-wire in posting a 4-shot triumph in the girls’ 16- to 18-year-old division.

  • Post 37 opens state tourney with...

    Jim Wiley couldn’t have asked for a better beginning.

    Wiley’s Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team lambasted Lyon County Post 68 20-1 Monday night in the first round of the state tournament at Collins High School.

    “We got off to a good start, and it’s always good to get off to a good start,” said Wiley, the long-time Shelbyville manager.  

  • Long, Suttor win PGA junior...

    Some of the best young golf talent in the county was showcased this past Saturday in the Shelbyville PGA Junior League Golf City Championship at Clear Creek Golf Center.

    The inaugural tournament was the culmination of the second season of the league, which consists of teams from Shelbvyille Country Club and Clear Creek Golf Center and two from Weissinger Hills Golf Course.

    Twenty-six boys and girls played for county titles and a chance to earn a spot on the traveling Shelbyville all-star team.

  • Scott knocks 9-year-olds from...

    The Shelby County 9-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team couldn’t catch lightning in a bottle against Scott County.

    Scott outlasted Shelby 7-6 in an elimination game – which started last Wednesday night, but was suspended by lightning before being completed Thursday night – of the East Kentucky State Tournament at Easy Walker Park in Mount Sterling.