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Today's Sports

  • Bruins’ goals are Scearce

    LOUISVILLE – Ballard’s Jacob Scearce is considered by some to be the best boys’ soccer player in Kentucky, and Monday night he showed Collins why.

    Scearce, a senior forward, scored one goal and assisted two others to lead the host and sixth-ranked Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Titans in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament.

    “He did his job, and he did it well,” said Collins Coach Scott Cress, who did stop short of calling Scearce the best player in the state.

  • Titans’ Gabby Karas wins another...

    Collins seventh-grader Gabby Karas continued her superb season by winning Saturday’s Dragon Invitational.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course at Oldham County in 18 minutes, 1.65 seconds – the fastest 5K time in the state so far this season according to ky.milesplit.com – to win the event hosted by South Oldham.

  • Ill wind doesn’t blow Titans’ way

    BUCKNER – Thanks to a pair of assists from Mother Nature, the Oldham County boys’ soccer team beat Collins in the 16th District final.

    Two wind-aided goals gave the host and 13th-ranked Colonels a 2-1 victory over the Titans on a blustery Saturday afternoon.

    The victory gave Oldham County its ninth district title in 10 years and its second triumph over the Titans (11-6-2 after the loss) this season. Both teams advanced to the 8th Region Tournament at Ballard.

  • Collins, Shelby County...

    The Collins and Shelby County volleyball teams both play Monday evening in the 8th Region Tournament at North Bullitt.

    The Rockets (12-9), the 30th District runners-up, play Walton-Verona (17-15), the 32nd District champ, at 6 p.m. Monday. Meanwhile the Titans (19-9), the winners of the 30th District, will take on Oldham County (28-7), the 31st District runner-up, at 7 p.m. The Colonels beat Collins 25-22, 25-17 on their homecourt Oct. 5.

  • Bullitt Central downs Shelby...

    The Shelby County football team fell to 0-2 in its new district Friday night.

    Host Bullitt Central beat the Rockets 35-21 in Class 5A, District 4 action in Shepherdsville.

    Freshman running back Trevor Carnell rushed for 149 yards and two touchdowns, while junior quarterback Bradley Combs passed for two TDs and rushed for another to lead the Cougars (3-6, 1-2) to the victory.

    Bullitt Central, which led 21-7 at halftime and 35-7 at the end of three quarters, rolled up 300 yards (185 rushing, 115 passing) of total offense. 

  • Collins may add girls’ lacrosse

    There is a movement to start a girls’ lacrosse club team at Collins High School.

    That was one of the items on the agenda for Thursday night’s Shelby County School Board meeting.

    “If board approves, we will begin to hire coach and get information out to have team in [the] spring,” Collins Athletic Director Gary Kidwell said.

    Webb earns all-state

  • Cain named KSGA’s player of the...

    Shelbyville’s Rick Cain has been named the Kentucky Senior Golf Association 2011 KSGA Player of the Year, the fourth time he has won the award that goes to the individual who amasses the most points based on his performance at various state and national events. He previously earned the honor in 2003, ’04 and ’09.

    Cain captured this year’s top spot thanks to victories in the KSGA Spring Special and the Senior Match Play Tournament. He also finished in the Top 10 at the Senior Amateur Championship, the Kentucky Senior Open and the KSGA Fall Special.

  • Rockets roll with No. 14...

    The Shelby County girls’ soccer team more than held its own for the first 68 minutes against 14th-ranked North Oldham on Tuesday evening.

    Unfortunately for the Rockets it was those last 12 minutes that were the difference in the 16th District Tournament first-round match at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. The Mustangs scored thrice in the final dozen minutes to down Shelby County, 3-0.

  • Medley makes the Titans go

    Before this boys’ soccer season began, Collins Coach Scott Cress, who graduated 13 players from his inaugural team, wondered where his second squad’s leadership would come from.

    He quickly found his answer in the form of senior Baker Medley, a midfielder who has become the emotional leader (the ying to the yang of quiet leader Matthew Murphy, a senior defender) of the Titans, who will play host and 13th-ranked Oldham County at noon Saturday in the 16th District Tournament final.

  • Titans deflect their way into...

    BUCKNER – This time of year, goals aren’t judged on beauty. They are simply counted.

    And Collins boys’ soccer coach Scott Cress couldn’t have been happier about that fact Tuesday night after his Titans knocked off, and knocked out, 20th-ranked South Oldham, 1-0, in the 16th District semifinals at Oldham County.