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Today's Sports

  • Brandon Brown earns spot in PGA...

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown will play in his first PGA Tour event - the Reno-Tahoe Open - in early August.

  • Brown is PGA Tour-bound

    Lloyd Brown was shopping for the best airfares out west on Monday.

    That’s because he’ll be heading to Reno, Nev., in early August to watch his son, Brandon, play in his first PGA Tour event – the Reno-Tahoe Open.

  • Moore than enough

    Kim Moore warmed up for her try for 10 this past weekend at Weissinger Hills Golf Course.

    Moore, a 9-time defending United States National Amputee Ladies Champion who will go for 10 in a row in August, won the 19th annual Amputee Tournament Players Championship and the 56th annual Southern Amputee Golf Association Regional Championship. She carded a 2-day total of 7-over-par 151 at Weissinger Hills Golf Club to edge 16-year-old Evan Mathias by three strokes.

  • Thomas named to All-8th Region...

    Collins senior pitcher Jeneca Thomas was the lone representative from the county on the All-8th Region softball team, which was released this week.

    Thomas was joined on the 15-member team by two other players from the 30th District – Anderson County’s Bailey Curry and Spencer County’s Tara Sorrels.

  • Several seniors sign to keep...

    Four students from the county recently signed to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Here is a look at the signing of each:

    CHRIS BLAKE: This Shelby County senior signed to play football for the University of the Cumberlands last Thursday during a ceremony in the high school’s library.

  • Former star Hurt to join SCHS...

    One of the all-time Shelby County boys’ basketball greats is coming back to coach.

    Former Rockets standout, Kentucky All-Star and University of Kentucky player Charles Hurt will be an assistant coach on new Rockets Coach Jason Couch’s staff beginning next season.

  • Amputee golfers inspire each...

    Mark Calvert won’t be able to defend his title at the Amputee Tournament Players Championships, but he still will be at Weissinger Hills Golf Course this weekend.

    Calvert, a 54-year-old Shelbyvillian, will help make sure things run smoothly, snap photos, encourage participants and, more than anything else, he will be talking and catching up with old friends.

  • Cook Quick Takes: On injuries,...

    Some leftovers from the high school spring sports season:

  • Light-hitting Rockets flame out

    Temperatures were in the 90s in Shelbyville on Monday.

    The bats of the Shelby County baseball team were not as hot, however.

    The Rockets mustered just four hits – only one in the final five innings – in their season-ending, 5-2 loss to Henry County in the first round of the 8thRegion Tournament at Collins.

  • Brown rallies to post 2nd second