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Today's Sports

  • EARLIER: Karas takes 2nd at...

    LOUISVILLE – Sacred Heart junior Emma Brink picked up her third consecutive regional title Saturday at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park, but Shelby County sophomore Caterina Karas stayed right on her heels.

    For the second year in a row, Karas took second place, and this year she extended her lead on the rest of the field.

    Karas was 14 seconds behind Brink but topped the rest of the field by 24 seconds.

  • EARLIER: Rockets slip into state...

    LOUISVILLE – When just six full teams showed up for Saturday’s Class 3A, Region 4 meet at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park, SCHS coach Randall McDowell knew he was in for a long race.

    “I was pretty nervous,” he said. “I knew it was going to be close between us, Oldham and Eastern.”

  • Swimming: Shelby kicks off with...

    The SCHS swim team will welcome a bevy of swimmers into the Family Activity Center tonight for the Rocket Relays.

    The event kicks off at 6, and 17 teams with more than 500 swimmers will participate in the preseason event.

    SCHS and the other teams will begin warm-ups at 4 p.m.

    Tonight’s meet will have eight events, beginning with the 100 Corkscrew.

    The rest of the meet will be timed finals events including: 4x50 free, 4x25 fly, 4x50 medley, 4x25 breast, 4x100 medley, 4x50 back and 4x25 free.

  • EARLIER: Shelby dominates Seneca...

    It had been 14 years since the Rockets hosted a home playoff game, and the team didn’t disappoint its fans Friday night, routing visiting Seneca, 37-14.T

  • Rockets roll plast Seneca

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  • Cross country: Rockets 9th at...

    The SCHS boys’ cross-country team rested it’s varsity runners for the regular season’s final meet, and Coach Randall McDowell gave his junior varsity squad a chance to run against the top competition.

    The younger runners fared well, finishing ninth Saturday out of 16 teams from Class 3A at the Kentucky Track and Cross County Coaches Association meet at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

  • Cross country: Lady Rockets...

    The SCHS girls’ cross-country team looked strong Saturday despite missing their top runner.

    Shelby County finished third out of nine teams in Class 3A, and placed three runners in the top 30 at the Kentucky Track and Cross County Coaches Association Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    Freshman Taylor Webb led the way, placing third overall out of 78 runners. Webb just missed the 20-minute mark with a time of 20 minutes, 4 seconds.

  • Breeders' Cup champions eat...

    The folks around Tapp’s Feed Store in Shelbyville were pretty excited watching the Breeders’ Cup races this weekend, and it wasn’t because of a wager pool.

    Tapp’s actually feeds two of the horses that won at Santa Anita in the spectacular event that culminates the year of Thoroughbred racing.

  • EARLIER: In the trenches

    It’s not pretty in there -- big guys exploding off the line into one another. It’s not a place for the faint of heart or the timid.

    But games are won and lost at the line of scrimmage.

  • Scouting Report: SENECA AT SCHS

    7:30 p.m. Friday, at Robert Doyle Stadium

    Radio: WXLN-FM (93.3)

    Records: Seneca 4-6, Shelby County 8-2

    Last week: Seneca won, 28-19, at Eastern; Shelby County won, 28-13, at Oldham County.

    Previous meeting: Shelby County won 31-30 at Seneca on Sept. 11.

    Coaches: Seneca, Louis Dover (21-46, 6th year at school); SCHS, Todd Shipley (52-58, 10th year at school)