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Today's Sports

  • Brooks headlines Lindsey Wilson-...

    Lindsey Wilson College’s pipeline to Shelby County football players is quickly becoming a zipline.

    The Blue Raiders, who had four Shelby Countians on their roster last season, have added four more in the past two weeks.

    Collins senior Michael Brooks and Shelby County senior Taylor Lay were the latest to pledge to play football for Lindsey Wilson, doing so this week, to join Collins seniors Jalen Spalding and Joseph Fawns, who have signed with the Blue Raiders since the beginning of the month.

  • Rockets tip-toe past Bourbon to...

    Shelby County boys’ basketball coach Rick Parsons went shoeless Friday night, but his team didn't go winless during the past week. 

    The Rockets lost to visiting University Heights, 79-58, on a night when Parsons made a statement for more than fashion but bounced back to beat Bourbon County, 72-69, Monday night at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

     

    University Heights 79, SCHS 58

  • Titans, Rockets play in boys,...

    The Collins and Shelby County basketball teams will play a 30th District Tournament doubleheader Feb. 22 at Anderson County.

    The Titans girls' squad, seeded second in the tournament, will take on the third-seeded Rockets at 6 p.m. that evening, with the Collins boys' squad, also seeded No. 2, facing off against No. 3 Shelby County around 7:45 p.m.

    Anderson County's boys' and girls' teams, which are both seeded No. 1, will take on the No. 4 Spencer County teams in an identical schedule on Feb. 21.

  • Wells powers Titans to near...

    The Collins girls’ basketball team, led by junior forward Aaliyah Wells, reached a new plateau Monday night, but Coach Phillip Conder believes his team can climb higher.

    The Titans won three consecutive games between last Thursday and Monday night ­­­– beating Moore, 62-36, Thursday and Ballard, 50-45, Saturday at home, then defeating host Carroll County, 56-25, Monday night – to reach the 20-victory mark. Wells led the way in those three games, averaging 25.3 points and 10.7 rebounds.  

  • 2 newcomers help power Titans

    The new-look Collins boys’ basketball team had no problem with Nelson County this past Friday night.

    The Titans, with two new transfers in their playing rotation, raced out to an 8-0 lead and never looked back on their way to a 63-41 victory over the visiting Cardinals.

    Sophomore guard Ralphie Stone scored a team-high 10 points off the bench to lead a very balanced Collins attack. In all 12 players scored for the Titans, including their two new faces – brothers Norvis and Terez Smith.

  • Titans, Rockets qualify 14 for...

    Last weekend was a big one for the Collins and Shelby County swimming teams.

    Several Titans and Rockets had praiseworthy performances at the Region 3 meet at Woodford County.

    “We had an incredible fifty-five personal-best times for the two-day meet,” said J.P. LaVertu, who coaches both Collins and Shelby County. “We had an amazing thirty-five swimmers come back to swim the second day of regions. Six relays made state, and four individuals with a total of seven individual swims qualified for the state meet as well.”

  • Rockets get 15th victory

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team achieved another milestone last Thursday night.

    The Rockets recorded their 15th victory – five times as many as they had all of last season – by beating North Oldham, 48-34, at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    “That’s a tremendous accomplishment for these kids,” said second-year Shelby County Coach Mike Sowers, whose first team went 3-22. “It just shows how far along they’ve come.”

  • 30th District Tournament...

    The schedules for the 30th District basketball tournaments were decided earlier today and the Collins boys' and girls' teams will play the Shelby County boys' and girls' teams in a doubleheader Feb. 22 at Anderson County.

    The Titans girls' squad, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, will take on the third-seeded Rockets at 6 p.m. that evening with the Collins boys' squad, which is also the No. 2 seed in the tourney, facing off against No. 3 seed Shelby County around 7:45 p.m.

  • Titans’ free shots aren’t easy

    LOUISVILLE – For the Collins boys’ basketball team, it came down to taking and making Wednesday night.

    The Titans had trouble taking care of the basketball and making their free throws in a 61-58 loss at Fairdale.

    “It was two simple things: turnovers and making free throws,” Collins Coach Chris Gaither said. “If we do those things, we win this game.”

  • Rockets find a new spark

    Shelby County Coach Rick Parsons let the tiger out of the cage in practice on Monday.

    His team followed suit Tuesday night.

    Playing one of their best games of the season, in one of their biggest games of the season, the Rockets beat Spencer County, 73-66, in a key 30th District game at Mike Casey Gymnasium.