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Today's Sports

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 3, 2010

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    Boys golf: SCHS, Collins roll

    SCHS won its match against Frankfort High Tuesday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course by 30 strokes, 187-217. Coach Matt Redmon said this was a good victory and one of the team’s better scores this season. The Rockets host Owen County at Weissinger next week.

  • EARLIER: LaRue 19, SCHS 7: Early...

    For two quarters, it looked like Shelby County High School’s football team was going to ease the sting of a winless early season on Friday night, but a second-half rally by host LaRue County dealt the Rockets another loss, 19-7.

    SCHS (0-3) led a team for the first time this season when senior running back Quinten Cottrell scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter, and an opportunistic defense held the Hawks at bay for a 7-0 lead at the intermission.

  • District road opens for Collins...

    District play begins this week on the local high school football scene, and with it comes a more focused sense of urgency for the Collins and Shelby County squads.

    Both the Titans (2-0) and Rockets (0-2) open Class 4A District 4 action on the road this week, with Collins traveling to Marion County (0-1) and SCHS to LaRue County (0-1)to start the long path to potential playoff berths.

  • Want a dividing line on UK-UL?...

    On Saturday, the Commonwealth of Kentucky will split in two.

    The annual University of Kentucky vs. University of Louisville football game knows no boundaries.

    The game kicks off Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Louisville, and the state will screech to a halt for about three hours while the Governor's Cup awaits its new home.

    Friends are pried apart, businesses ripped down the middle and even county government can't hide.

  • Coach Cal meets the masses

    Hundreds of University of Kentucky basketball fans turned out Sunday afternoon to me their basketball coach, John Calipari, and get his signatures on copies of his new book.

    The Shelby County Chapter of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association hosted the signing at the Shelbyville Country Club, just one of many such stops in a statewide tour behind the book  Bounce Back: Overcoming setbacks to succeed in business and in life.

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 1, 2010

    Girls golf: SCHS 2nd in Bullitt

    Shelby County was second in the Bullitt East Invitational at Heritage Hill in Shepherdsville, shooting 331 to finish 10 shots behind rival Green County.  Jordan Webb tied for second place overall. shooting a 5-over-par 77, and Michaela Manley finished fifth, with a 79.  Other scorers were Shannon Harover with an 83 and Madison Thomas 92.

  • First Person: Michaela Manley

    Shelby County High School senior Michaela Manley is the No. 1 player on the Rockets’ girls golf team, which many believe will challenge for a state championship this fall. The team has competed in the state tournament that past two years. She talked to The Sentinel-News about her season and her career.  

    On season preparations:

  • EARLIER: Collins 49, North...

    LEXINGTON – Collins High School and North Hardin hooked up in an epic football battle that left many players out of breath at the conclusion of a 49-42 victory by the Titans Saturday night.

    But their combined play left statistics-keepers exhausted as well.

  • EARLIER: Tates Creek 42, SCHS 0...

    LEXINGTON – Forget about frying an egg on a sidewalk.

  • Boys golf: Collins sinks Shelby

    The Shelby County and Collins boys golf teams faced off Thursday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course, where the Titans pulled off an easy victory, 161-185.

    Senior Josh Griffin and junior Conor Doyle, who each carded 3-over-par 38 for the 9-hole round, led the Titans over their former school. Tayler Adams shot a 42, and Jared Redmon and Turner Mayton finished out the varsity, turning in a pair of 43s.