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Today's Sports

  • Sharks swim well in meet at UofL

    The Shelby Sharks swam well at the 2011 Cardinal Aquatics Christmas Classic this past weekend at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    “Overall we had ninety-six best times, sixteen new state qualifying times and thirteen top three finishes,” Sharks Coach Jeremiah Heath said.

  • Big early hole proves too deep

    The North Bullitt boys’ basketball team used some hot shooting – likely reminiscent of the event’s namesake – to beat Shelby County in the inaugural Mike Casey Classic.

    The Eagles made 35 field goals, including 11 3-pointers, on their way to a 96-74 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night in the final game of the Classic in Mike Casey Gymnasium.

  • Good 1st half is good enough for...

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team won two games during the 2010-11 regular season, and Friday night the Rockets equaled that performance, clipping host Campbellsville, 45-37.

    Just like they did in their previous victory over Henry County, the Rockets built a lead in the first half then held off the Eagles, outscoring them 17-9 in the first quarter and 25-15 in the first half, in spite of foul trouble to forwards Justus Martin and Mackenzie and Savannah Raizor.

  • Rockets romp to 3rd in a row

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team won its third consecutive game and equaled its victory total from last season on Saturday afternoon.

    Coming off a quick turnaround, following Friday night’s victory at Campbellsville, the Rockets responded with a 44-24 victory over host Carroll County.

  • Titans put the big D on D-ville

    A fabulous first half – particularly on the defensive end – carried the Collins boys’ basketball team to victory Friday night.

    The Titans held visiting Danville to only eight points in the first 16 minutes on their way to a 63-43 victory.

    Collins led, 12-2, at the end of the first quarter and 26-8 at intermission as it won for the fourth time in five games this season.

    Junior forward Dez Marshall scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and senior center Brian Stone tallied 12 points for the Titans (4-1).  

  • Newcomer Wallace sparks Rockets

    Bryan Wallace continued to provide an early-season spark for the Shelby County boys’ basketball team, fueling the Rockets’ first victory of the season.

    Wallace, a sophomore guard, scored a team-high 20 points, most of them in the first half, when Shelby built a 17-point lead on its way to a 78-70 victory over visiting Mercer County on Friday night at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    “The key was we came out with intensity and worked hard,” said Wallace, who was 6-for-14 from the field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line.  

  • SCHS shooters do well at Trials

    Shelby County High School senior Connor Davis and junior Heather Kirby competed in the United States Olympic Team Trials for the air rifle and air pistol this past weekend at the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Marksmanship Center – South in Anniston, Ala.

  • Shelby schools challenge, win...

    The Collins girls’ swim team finished second and the Titans’ boys’ team took third, Wednesday evening in a six-team meet at the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park.

    Meanwhile the Shelby County boys’ and girls’ teams both finished in fifth place.

    Oldham County won the girls’ meet, and South Oldham took the boys’ meet.

    In the girls’ meet, the Colonels scored 405 points, while Collins came in second with 319. The Rockets were fifth with 265.

  • Cold shooting cools off Titans

    The Collins girls’ basketball team’s shooting stroke went south on Tuesday night.

    The Titans shot just 29.3 percent from the field on their way to their first loss of the season, 57-40, at George Rogers Clark.

    Collins trailed only 16-13 at the end of the first quarter but was outscored 19-6 in the second period after junior forward Aaliyah Wells, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, picked up her second foul.

  • Titans enter a zone to rally...

    With his team trailing by seven points after the first quarter and at halftime, first-year Collins boys’ basketball coach Chris Gaither preached patience.

    That paid off in the second half as the Titans, by taking their time on the offensive end, rallied for a 54-51 victory over visiting Franklin County on Tuesday night. Collins (3-1) outscored the Flyers, 15-9, in the third quarter and in the fourth, 19-15, to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at North Oldham and also avenge one of their losses from last season.