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Today's Sports

  • High school football: Execution...

    The Shelby County Rockets will hit the road again this week to face another boarder rival with a 7:30 kick-off at Spencer County High School.

    The game was nearly moved to Shelby County after the Bears’ field was hit by lightning two weeks ago, forcing Spencer to hit the road in its opener at Thomas Nelson.

    That game played less than half of a quarter, however, before it was called due to the weather with Spencer County leading 7-0.

    But in just a few minutes of play, the Bears (1-0) had already amassed 115 rushing yards on just five carries.

  • High school boys soccer: Tough...

    The Shelby County boys’ soccer team has struggled in three of their first five games this year, but head coach Tony Woods said he expected it.

    The Rockets fell 6-0 to South Oldham on Wednesday and that was on the heels of a 5-2 loss to cross-town rival Collins on Tuesday.

  • High school football: Henry...

    By Greg Woods/Landmark News Service

     

    It was a game only a night owl or Wildcat fan could love at Henry County High School Friday night.

    As with many games across the state, lightening delays pushed the scheduled start time of the game between the Henry County Wildcats and the Shelby County Rockets back two hours.

    When play finally got under way the Wildcats dominated play in the first half and then held on to win 16-14.

  • High school football: Simon...

    The Collins High School football team opened the 2014 season as defending Class 4A State Champions, but the Titans, who returned only eight starters from last year’s title team, have a long way to go to repeat.

    Host Simon Kenton, which was 10-0 and advanced to the Class 6A quarterfinals, raced out to a 20-0 lead and coasted to a 33-14 win in the season opener for both teams.

  • High school soccer, Bethlehem 2...

    The Collins High School girls’ soccer team has had rough start to the 2014 season. The Titans dropped their third straight game to start the year, 2-1 to Bethlehem Tuesday night, but there are signs of improvement.

    After falling 8-0 to Scott County and 6-0 to DuPont Manual, the Collins recorded its first goal of the year when Jill Solinger scored off an assist from Lee Johnson in the second half.

  • Titans get draw with Mustangs in...

    A fairly unproven Collins boys’ soccer team may have proven something Monday night.

    The Titans tied North Oldham 1-1 – in a matchup of preseason Top 20 teams – at the Mustang Classic at Collins.

    With almost an entirely new starting lineup the Titans, who are 18th in the Maher Rankings’ preseason poll, played the reigning 8th Region champion, and ninth-ranked Mustangs, to a draw in the season-opener for both.

  • 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.