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Today's Sports

  • Sports Digest: Aug. 25, 2010

    Boys golf: Showdown Thursday

    Collins and Shelby County tuned up for Thursday’s 5 p.m. showdown at Weissinger Hills with dual matches on Monday.

    Collins defeated host Franklin County, 161-167, in a 9-hole match at Juniper Hills on Monday. The Titans were led by junior Conor Doyle, who shot 1-over-par 36, The JV team also won, 171-201, behind freshman Michael Troutman, who shot 38.

  • Collins gets first win in first...

    One game, one win.

    That's all it took for the Collins football team to get this first historical season underway. The Titans never trailed in a 48-16 whipping of visiting Sheldon Clark.

    In fact, the Titans came out of the gates so fast, that after winning the coin toss, they forced Sheldon Clark into a fourth-and-13 situation,and then scored on their very first offensive play.

    Quarterback Branden Cresap hit Tavis Elzy for a 49-yard TD on the first offensive play in team history.

  • Volleyball: Collins squeezes...

    The latest installment of the Shelby County versus Collins rivalry was a long volleyball struggle at Collins on Monday night.

    The Titans won the match in three games, but the middle game set some early standards for the competitiveness of the teams.

    After Collins won the first game, 25-18, the Rockets rallied late in the second game and came from behind to win, 30-28.

  • Volleyball: Shelby battles...

    Shelby County dropped its first match of the season Thursday, 25-14, 26-24, to visiting Whitfield Academy, but the loss didn’t disappoint Rockets Coach Felicia Pace.

    She said her team proved in two games (including a scrimmage) that it could compete from start to finish.

    “We haven’t gotten to capitalize with a win yet, but we’ve done everything we needed to do that,” Pace said.

     

  • Hicks chooses Shamrocks over...

    After originally transferring from Shelby County High School to Martha Layne Collins, basketball star Darryl Hicks will no longer be a student in the county, period.

    And if Hicks, considered the state's top sophomore,  is anywhere near the same court as the Collins basketball team this winter, it will be as a spectator.

  • Boys soccer: Collins upends...

    The Collins High School Titans were victorious in the first of many rivalry games against Shelby County High School, winning 11-3 Tuesday night at the SCHS Sports Complex.

    The Titans opened scoring when senior Trey Basiliere punched in a pass from Matt Huff seven minutes into the game.

    Shelby County answered 15 minutes in when Stuart Orange scored on the Collins keeper.

    However it was all MLC for the rest of the half, with scores from Huff, Baker Medley, and Duane Clinton.

  • Collins' athletes to get...

    Collins High School has some high-tech features in the building and now will have some high-tech features on its athletes as well.

     

    On Tuesday afternoon the school received a donation of about $2,000 worth of Ionx Body Temperature Alert Patches from the Kentucky Justice Association and the Kentucky Family Safety Foundation to outfit all the Titans through October.

     

  • Girls Soccer: Titans first...

    Collins girls’ soccer team played to a 1-all draw against Mercer County in its first scrimmage of the season Monday at Clear Creek Park.

  • Slaughter bound for NBA summer...

  • Matthews to be a voice for SCHS...

    When Alex Matthews made the decision to quit football, he said the choice wasn’t easy. But being able to immediately trade his helmet for a pair of headphones in the radio booth made the transition bearable, and soon he was following another passion with the same gusto he brought to the playing field.

     

    As a quarterback, Matthews, a 2008 graduate of SCHS, set multiple passing records. He was recruited to play for Georgetown College and found himself starting by the end of his freshman year.