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Today's Sports

  • Student-athletes deserve better...

     

  • Shelby County baseball falls to...

    The Shelby County baseball team's season came to an end Monday.

    Henry County defeated the Rockets 5-2 in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament at Collins.

    Shelby County (23-14) managed just four hits - one in the final five innings - in the loss to the Wildcats (17-13).

  • Cook's quick takes

    Thoughts I’ve had while breathing into a paper bag ever since Tuesday’s 30th District Tournament baseball semifinal between Collins and Shelby County:

     

  • Dugle moves football front and...

    Collins senior Darian Dugle signed last week to play football for Centre College, during a ceremony in the high school’s library.

    Dugle was a standout running back for the Titans in their first two seasons.

    “He was lights out the past two years,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said.

  • Roettger: ‘We have the...

    The 30th District Tournament final had just ended Wednesday night when a woman in the stands exhorted the Shelby County baseball team.

    “Let’s go, boys, start over on Monday,” she called after Anderson County’s 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the final at Collins High School.

  • Case of Ks stops Rockets

    There have been Ks throughout the Shelby County baseball team’s lineup all season.

    Wednesday night, though, there were Ks of a different kind.

  • Rockets can’t escape early...

    TAYLORSVILLE – The Shelby County softball team had one of its biggest victories of this season against Spencer County.

    The Bears, though, avenged that loss for the second time Monday night with a 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the 30th District Tournament semifinals.

    Shelby County (8-25) beat Spencer County, 4-2, April 3 in Shelbyville before the Bears won the rematch, 4-0, a month later in Taylorsville.

  • SCHS boys 13th, Collins girls...

    Led by 300-meter hurdle champ Zach Shipley’s victory, the Shelby County boys finished tied for 13th-place at the Class AA Track & Field State Championships last Friday at the University of Louisville.

    Meanwhile thanks to victories by the Karas sisters, senior Caterina and seventh-grader Gabby, Collins’ girls finished in 11th place overall with 20 points (Western Hills edged Central 65-61 for the team title).

  • Powell’s grand slam propels SCHS...

    Hayley Powell’s grand slam helped the Shelby County softball team end its regular season on a high note.

    The Rockets (8-24), who lost, 11-0, at Bullitt East in six innings Thursday, bounced back to beat host Montgomery County, 6-3, Friday night, thanks in large part to Powell’s 2-out, fifth-inning slam in their regular-season finale. 

  • Shelby boasts 3 state track...

    LOUISVILLE – Shelby County High School junior Zach Shipley won his first state championship, and Collins sisters Caterina and Gabby Karas added to their total Friday night at the Class AA State Track & Field Championships.

    Shipley held off several challengers to win the boys’ 300-meter hurdles at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park, while senior Caterina Karas captured the 800 and her seventh-grade sister, Gabby, took home the title in the 1,600.