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Today's Sports

  • Rockets take WKU passing title

    The SCHS football team came back from a two-week dead period, shook off the rust and whipped the competition for the title at the Western Kentucky University passing tournament Saturday.

    Shelby County was a perfect 7-0 in the tournament and saved the best for last.

    Passing tournaments are often filled with fast-paced games featuring high scores, but Shelby County shut out Riverdale High School of Murfreesboro, Tenn., 34-0.

  • 13-year-old All-stars get home...

    Shelby County's 13-year-old Babe Ruth All-star team is a well-rounded squad that is hoping to improve on last year's district run.

    The team lost to Frankfort in the district, but they did advance to the state tournament as the host team.

    This year, the squad will get to play the district tournament at home.

    "I think that's an advantage for us," Coach J.R. Wiley said. "The guys are little more comfortable here, and they're used to the field."

    Wiley said the team's defense should be a strength.

  • Oldest all-stars a combo effort

    With lower Babe Ruth League participation this season, Shelby County’s oldest all-star baseball squad is now a combination of 14-and 15-year-olds instead of two teams.

    “We didn’t really have enough 15-year-olds to make a team, but after a few practices I think we have the makings of a pretty good team,” Coach Dave Neison said. “The combination of the teams could be a detriment because of the 14s playing up, but they’re pretty well-prepared players.”

  • Post 37 splits doubleheader with...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team split back-to-back doubleheaders against Bowling Green and Paducah.

    "We played four really good games," Coach Jim Wiley said. "Both of those teams are good, but we had a chance to win all four games."

    The boys played two against Bowling Green on Tuesday at the University of Louisville and took the first game, 3-2, before falling, 6-4, in the second game.

  • Bigger, stronger 12-year-old all...

    After falling in the district tournament last year as 11-year-olds, Shelbyville's Cal Ripken League 12-Year-Old All-Star Team returns nearly intact -- with one major change.

    "The biggest thing I see with this group is that they've gotten a lot bigger," Coach Mike Dugle said. "They have really gained a lot of size and strength from last year."

    Dugle said the team is basically the same this year, with the addition of two or three new players, and he said his team is hungry.

  • Shelby County Fair Horse Show...

    Results from Thursday through Saturday at the Shelby County Fair Horse Show.

    Listed: Horse, owner, rider   Class: Ladies 5-Gaited

    1. CH According to Lynn, Golden Creek Farm, Mary Gaylord McClean

  • Post 37 makes semis at Paducah...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team went 3-2 at the Paducah tournament over the weekend, and the team showed its coach something.

    “We were disappointed we didn’t win, of course, but we played very well,” Coach Jim Wiley said. “I was very satisfied.”

    Shelbyville went 2-1 in pool play to advance to the tournament play, in which it beat Sullivan, Mo., 5-2, on Saturday.

  • Brown in 2nd Nationwide event

    Brandon Brown received his second Nationwide Tour exemption this week, and he's teeing it up in the Nationwide Tour Players Cup at Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, W.Va.

    Brown earned a few exemptions on the Nationwide Tour after his third-round finish in the PGA's Qualifying School last year.

    In his first tour stop, Brown made the cut and finished tied for 44th in his first Nationwide event last month.

    Brown is currently 57th on the NGA Hooters Pro Golf Tour, with two top 20 finishes this season.

  • Shelby County Fair Horse Show,...

    Results from Wednesday's competition at the Shelby County Fair Horse Show.

    Listed: Horse, rider, owner

    Class 1: Five Gaited Adult Amateur

    1. Last Serenade, Victoria Reed, Victoria Reed

    2. Hey Joe, Burlington Saddlebreds, Cyndi Simmons

    3. Temptress Too, C. Jean and Christopher Nalley, Christopher Nalley

    4. Lakeview's Rare A Phi, Hillcroft Farm, Misdee Wrigley Miller

    5. Imperiatptor, Laurel Nelson, Laurel Nelson

    Class 2: Junior Roadster Pony

    1. Johnny Walter Red, Roger Sims, Roger Sims

  • Clarkson tabbed for All-State...

    Shelby County baseball player Jared Clarkson finally ended his high school career.

    Clarkson played in the East vs. West All-Star Game this past weekend and then topped that by being named First Team All-state by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

    "I wasn't expecting that at all," Clarkson said.

    However, maybe he swayed a few votes during the game when he took Luke Maile, Kentucky's Mr. Baseball and a University of Kentucky signee, yard.