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Today's Sports

  • Girls soccer: Collins nips SCHS...

    The Shelby County vs. Collins rivalry continued Monday night at the Shelby County Athletic complex with a match-up between the two school’s girls’ soccer teams, and Collins won a close victory, 2-1.

    All the scoring came in the first half, with Collins getting the winner when SCHS goalie Gwen Martin saw pressure coming towards her in the box and grabbed the ball but was not able to keep her momentum and fell into the net.

  • SCHS vs. Tates Creek

    Shelby County High School’s football season didn’t start the way any member of the Rockets’ faithful wanted, but as is the case following any loss, a chance at redemption is just the next game away.

    Still licking its wounds from a 54-27 thumping from visiting Nelson County on Friday, SCHS will make the long journey to Lexington on Saturday to take on Tates Creek in the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay High School.

  • Rockets suffer 42-0 whitewash by...

    LEXINGTON – Shelby County High School’s football team ran into another Class 6A buzz saw Saturday afternoon in the opening game of the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay, losing 42-0 to a powerful Tates Creek squad.

    The Commodores (2-0) rolled up 479 yards of total offense in the afternoon affair, including 370 yards in 31 carries on the ground, as the Class 4A Rockets (0-2) surrendered six touchdowns on defense.

  • Collins vs. North Hardin

    With fireworks finally fizzling from a victory in its first game in school history, Collins High School’s football team is shifting its sights to its next big challenge: a road matchup with unbeaten 6A squad North Hardin on Saturday afternoon at Lexington Catholic.

    The Titans (1-0), who overwhelmed visiting Sheldon Clark, 48-16, this past Saturday, will line up against the Trojans (1-0) in the 5:30 p.m. opener of the Republic Bank Bluegrass Bowl. Lexington Catholic will host Covington Catholic in the 8:30 p.m. nightcap.

  • Titans hold off North Hardin for...

    LEXINGTON – Collins High School’s football team scored seven touchdowns Saturday night in the opening game of the Republic Bank Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic, but it took a shutdown defensive stand on the last series of the game to turn back a resilient North Hardin squad by a 49-42 final.

    The Titans (2-0), commanded leads of 28-7 and 35-14 in the middle quarters of a game that was delayed about 45 minutes due to an excessive heat index of 100-plus degrees, but allowed the Trojans (1-1) to close within a touchdown with 4:20 left in the final stanza.

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  • First Person: Redmon plans to...

    Matt Redmon, 26, is Shelby County High School’s new boys’ golf coach. He just completed his first year of teaching at SCHS. He teaches Special Education. Redmon has met several of the players through informational meetings. The tryouts begin Thursday

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  • First person: James Wright&...

    Though  there were several heroic moments in the regional baseball games, James Wright certainly had more than his share.

     

    Wright, a left-handed-hitting senior, stroked a 2-run, walk-off single to defeat North Oldham, then started the first comeback against Anderson County with a home run in the bottom of the sixth. In the 11th inning, it was Wright who came in to pitch and get the final two outs (both batters grounded out). He hadn’t pitched but a couple innings all season.

     

  • EARLIER: Rockets flame late in...

    It was supposed to be the unveiling of Shelby County high school football in the new era of a two-school system. What it turned into was a showcase for a powerful Nelson County team.

    The Cardinals scored six touchdowns rushing and two via punt returns in doubling up on Shelby County, 54-27, in the Rockets’ season opener at Robert Doyle Stadium on Friday night.

  • Boys soccer: Collins ties No. 5...

    The Collins High Titans tied Ballard, the fifth-ranked team in the Kentucky High School Soccer Coaches Association preseason poll, 2-2, Saturday.

    “To be down two-nothing and come back – that’s the first time all year we’ve had to play with adversity, and we did it and did well,” Titans Coach Scott Cress said.