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Today's Sports

  • EARLIER; After big hit, Axline...

    No sense taking it easy after returning from a concussion.

    Shelby County’s Ben Axline was back in the lineup last week against Seneca after missing the North Hardin game. All he did was lead the Rockets with seven catches for 139 yards, score two TDs and deliver the two biggest hits of the game.

    In fact, Axline, a junior, has been involved with the three biggest hits this season.

  • Golf: Rockets close out match...

    The SCHS boys’ golf team battled Collegiate and the rain Tuesday in the team’s final match of the regular season, and the Rockets got the better of both.

    Shelby hammered Collegiate, 150-215, setting the mark for the team’s best match score of the year.

    Josh Griffin led the Rockets again, this time shooting an even-par 36. Behind him were a tightly grouped set of Tayler Adams 37, Turner Mayton 38 and Jared Redmon 39. It was the first time this year the Rockets’ finished a match with all four players in the 30s.

  • EARLIER: Rockets hammer Bullitt...

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  • Boys soccer: Rain postpones...

    Shelby County still is waiting to play its first match in Bulldog Classic in Louisville.

    Rain postponed the first two games, and now Coach B.J. Andriot says the team is hopeful of playing Christian Academy Louisville tonight at 6 at the St. Xavier field. “It’s a turf field, so I think we’ll play,” he said.

  • Lady Rockets look for region...

    The SCHS girls’ golf team has been back and forth with Sacred Heart all season, and the two will go out at it one more time on Monday at Midland Trail Golf Course in Eastwood.

    .“I think the team is ready,” SCHS Coach Anna Simpson said. “Everyone, except Lilly Young, has been in this position before and knows what it takes to do well.”

    The girls won their first region title last season, and backing it up will be a tough task.

  • Griffin to help lead CKC in...

    After the SCHS boys’ golf team compiled a sensational, 7-1 mark in conference match play, it should come as no surprise that the Rockets’ No.1 golfer will help represent the Central Kentucky Conference in the first Challenge Cup, a Ryder Cup-format dual with the Kentucky Bluegrass Conference.

    The event starts Thursday in Danville.

    SCHS junior Josh Griffin will be the No. 2 player for his conference after finishing the conference season with the second-most points.

  • SCOUTING REPORT: Bullitt East at...

    Bullitt East at SCHS

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

    Radio: WXLN-FM (9.33)

    Records: Bullitt East 2-2, Shelby County 2-1

    Last week: Bullitt East 20-14 loss at home to Bullitt Central, Shelby County 31-30 victory at Seneca.

    Coaches: Bullitt East, Doug Preston (11-8, 2nd year at school); SCHS, Todd Shipley (46-57, 10th year at school)

  • JV SOCCER: Rockets win tournament

    The SCHS boys' junior-varsity soccer team won took the championship at the Madison Central Invitational in Richmond on Sept 11-12.

    The Rockets topped Bourbon County, 1-0, host Madison Central, 2-0, and then Lafayette, 3-1, in the title game.

    The boys are 16-1 and have scored an astounding 52 goals while allowing just 10.

  • Rockets roll past Bullitt East,...

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  • Rockets grab Bourbon Co. tourney...

    The SCHS boys’ soccer team finally put a full game together, and the result was a tournament title.

    “We finally did it,” SCHS coach B.J. Andriot said. “We put two halves together, and it was awesome.”

    The No. 22 Rockets (6-3-4) opened the Colonel Classic with a 2-1 victory over host Bourbon County and followed that with a 2-1 victory over No. 8 Franklin County on Saturday.

    In Sunday’s championship the Rockets controlled the game in a 3-2 (5-4 shootout) upset of No. 5 East Jessamine.