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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • SCHS boys blank Anderson

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team blanked host Anderson County 5-0 in an 8th Region match Wednesday afternoon in Lawrenceburg.

    The Rockets won three matches in straight sets, including at No. 1 singles, where senior Ethan Russell was victorious 6-2, 6-1. At No. 1 doubles, senior Doug Martin and sophomore Jeron Russell won 6-2, 6-2, and juniors Luke Dove and Michael Chen triumphed 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

  • Collins, Shelby watch football...

    Collins will continue to play football in Class 4A and Shelby County will continue to play in 5A, but some of the teams in their classes will change, according to new class assignments recently released by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

  • 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 11 points and had five rebounds in the fourth-ranked, but third-seeded, Cardinals’ 88-42 victory over Idaho in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Iowa City, Iowa. She was 4-for-5 from the field, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range, and had one assist and one steal in 24 minutes.

  • Baltzell lifts Titans to a...

    Collins’ Jared Baltzell didn’t know that his No. 2 singles match determined the outcome of the boys’ tennis crosstown showdown, but with Clear Creek Park getting dark Friday night and several spectators watching the eighth-grader admitted to feeling some nerves.

    “There was a lot of pressure,” he said. “That was probably the most intense match I’ve played.”

    Baltzell shook off that pressure, though, and beat Shelby County junior Andrew Clark 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) to win the match for the Titans.