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Today's Sports

  • 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.

     

  • Brown's in the swing of...

    The pursuit of excellence is a driving force for most professional athletes.

    The difference between them and golfer Brandon Brown is that he knows perfection is out of reach.

    "That's what makes it such a challenge," Brown, 28, said. "Knowing you're trying to perfect it, but it’s unperfectable."

  • Sports Digest: August 6, 2010

    Brown in hunt for Kentucky Open

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown is in the running to win the 2010 Powerbilt Kentucky Open at Lexington Country Club. Thursday marked the third day of play, and results were unavailable at press time.

    After the second round, Brown was tied for second place with a 3-under-par 141. He shot a 1-under-par 71 in the first round, which had him two strokes off the lead. His second-round score of 2-under-par 70 was the second-best score of the day.

  • First Person: England rises...

    Chris England, 12, competed in the Sixth Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo from June 27 through July 3 in Gallup, N. M., He was a member of the Kentucky National Junior High rodeo team, earning his position by placing in the top four in the wrangler division. England’s competitions included the team roping and breakaway calf roping events. England will be in seventh grade at East Middle School.

    On getting into the rodeo:

  • Volleyball: Titans win scrimmage...

    If the Collins High School volleyball squad’s preseason showing is any indicator, it’s going to be an exciting season for a team that boasts six seniors.

    Collins scrimmaged North Oldham, the defending 29th District champions and runners-up in the 8th Region tournament last season, and won, 25-21 and 21-16,.

  • Tournament, scholarship to honor...

    A golf tournament this weekend in Franklin will honor one of Shelby County’s legendary golfers and a beloved former resident: the late John Eddington of Simpsonville.

    The first John Eddington Memorial Scramble will be held Saturday at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course to raise money to endow a college scholarship in his name.

  • Early loss too much to over come...

    By Laura Clark

     

    Shelbyville’s American Legion season came to an end when Henderson’s bats turned on in the final inning Saturday and pulled out a 7-6 victory, in the American Legion State Tournament at Clear Creek Park.

     

    Metcalfe County beat Danville, 10-9, Monday morning to win the tournament and t and advance to the American Legion Regional Tournament to be played in Grand Prairie, Texas, this week.