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Today's Sports

  • My memory of George Cottrell

     

    My first impression of George Cottrell will also be my lasting memory of him.

  • Hicks plays again in Shelby –...

    It wasn’t quite a homecoming for Darryl Hicks, considering he still lives in Shelbyville.

    However, Wednesday was his return to a basketball court in Shelby County.

    Hicks, a senior-to-be at Trinity, and his Shamrocks came back from an early double-digit deficit to defeat host Collins, 93-66, in boys’ summer basketball.

  • Cain, Long nosed out of state...

     

    Shelbyville’s Rick Cain came up short in his bid to repeat as the Kentucky Senior Golf Association’s Match Play Champion.

    Lexington’s Bruce Walters defeated Cain, the event’s defending champ, 3 and 2, in Thursday’s semifinals at Wildwood Country Club in Louisville.

  • Titans tuning up for next season...

    To say that Collins boys’ basketball coach Chris Gaither has scheduled ambitiously for his team this summer would be an understatement.

    A major one.

  • 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.