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Today's Sports

  • EARLIER: Brooks' five TDs...

    When the final buzzer sounded Friday night all Michael Brooks could do was take a knee.

    The Collins High School junior was exhausted after leading the Titans to a 42-32 victory over Fairdale in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. Brooks rushed for five touchdowns - all on short runs; recorded seven tackles and caused, and recovered, a fumble as Collins (11-1) won its ninth straight game.

  • Ten questions with Brandon Shuck

    Collins High School senior soccer player Brandon Shuck was recently named first team All-State. He answered 10 questions posed by The Sentinel-News.

    S-N: How much of an honor was it for you to be named first-team All-State?

    BS: It’s a huge one, especially being the first one from Collins High School, it’s a pretty big deal.

    S-N: What were the highlights of your season?

  • SCHS to dedicate gym to Casey

    Mike Casey will always have a place in the lore of Shelby County basketball.

    Now he will always have a place in the school at which he starred.

    Shelby County High School will officially dedicate its gym to the 1966 Mr. Basketball, who led the Rockets to the state championship that season, and University of Kentucky star before its first home boys’ basketball game of the season Nov. 30.

  • Karas captures state title

    Caterina Karas became the first state champion from Collins High School on Saturday, when she captured the girls’ Class AA State Cross Country Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    The junior covered the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 11.92 seconds to win by more than a minute over seventh-grader Lauren Ossege from Highlands.

    Shelby County sophomore Taylor Webb wasn’t too far behind in fifth-place (20:02.83).

  • Brooks' five TDs lead...

    Michael Brooks scored five touchdowns – all on short runs – as Collins claimed a 42-32 win over Fairdale on Friday night in the second round of the Class AAAA high school football playoffs at Titans Stadium.

    The junior running back/linebacker also had seven tackles and caused, and recovered, a fumble to lead the Titans (11-1) to their ninth win in a row.

    “It was a hard-fought victory,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said. “In a tight ball game I never thought we flinched, and we never panicked.”

  • EARLIER: Regional cross country...

    BUCKNER – Caterina Karas had a strategy going into the Class AA, Region 3 cross country meet.

    If she was feeling good, Karas, a junior at Collins High School, was going to go out fast.

    The plan worked to perfection.

    Karas broke out early, built an insurmountable lead on the 5,000-meter course at Oldham County High School and cruised to victory Saturday.

  • EARLIER: Class AAAA playoffs:...

    Friday night it was all about TCB for the Collins High School football team.

     

    Taking care of business.

     

    The Titans beat Breckinridge County, 56-6, in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in a game that was more of a formality than anything else.

     

    “This is just one more step to the state championship,” senior receiver/defensive back Tavis Elzy said afterward. “We came out and did what we needed to do to get ready for next week.”

     

  • Cross country: Titans, Rockets...

    The Collins and Shelby County cross-country teams have tough roads to the State Meet.

    That’s because Shelby County's two high schools are competing Saturday in one of the most competitive regions in Class AA.

  • Breckenridge at Collins: Titans...

    For the Collins High School football team, this week has been as much about preparing itself for the playoffs as it has been about preparing for Breckinridge County.

    “We have simply told the kids that we need to continue to get better each week in practice,” Titans Coach Jerry Lucas said. “The primary concern for us is to get as good as we can at what we do and to continue to improve.

  • Karas captures region title

     

     

     

    BUCKNER -- Collins junior Caterina Karas broke out early and never looked back in winning the Class AA, Region 3 meet Saturday afternoon at Oldham County High School.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 37.45 to beat defending AA state champ Jenna Rogers of Christian Academy of Louisville.

    “I just wanted to get out and keep the lead the whole way,” Karas said. “I felt good, more confident that way.”