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  • Williams' 1-hitter ends 3-...

    Shelby County right-hander Corey Williams threw a 1-hitter at Lexington Dunbar on Wednesday night to end the Rockets’ two-game losing streak, 4-0.

    Williams, a senior right-hander, was in trouble only in the first inning, when he walked two men, and he shut down the 2007 state champions with the help of solid defense.

    “He did a great job,” Coach Bart Roettger said. “He got his curveball over early in the count and did a good job of  mixing up pitches. They [Dunbar] never really got their bats square all night.”

  • Brown top 10 in Georgetown

    Brandon Brown had his best finish of the year on the Hooters Tour stop at Cherry Blossom Country Club in Georgetown this past weekend.

    Brown, a native of Shelby County who played at Eastern Kentucky University, shot 12-under-par 276 to finish 10th in the ADI Classic, eight strokes behind winner Jeff Corr. 

    After opening with an even-par 72 that put him in jeopardy of missing the cut, Brown shot 66, 69 and 69 to move up the leaderboard.

  • Rockets take off, beat South...

    The Rockets got off to a slow start last Thursday night against South

    Oldham, but they really blasted off in the third inning and went on to win, 9-4.

    "We were down four-[to]-nothing, but after our senior leaders came out

    with a pep talk in the third, things really changed fast after that,"

    SCHS Coach Bart Roettger said. "We got four runs in the third inning to tie the game."

    Nick Hamblem and John Collins both had doubles, and the Rockets were off,

  • SCHS pounds Oldham early, often...

    Shelby County’s hot offense continued to burn up the opposition.

    On Tuesday evening, the Rockets scored five runs in the first inning and went on to pound rival Oldham County, 15-8, at Clear Creek Park.

    The Rockets (15-8) had trailed before overpowering South Oldham last week with a 9-run outburst, but this time they didn’t wait to grab the lead.

    The Rockets had 14 hits and took advantage of six walks and six hit batters by Oldham County’s pitchers.

  • Brandon Brown makes cut in first...

    Former SCHS and Eastern Kentucky University standout golfer Brandon Brown played in his first Nationwide Tour event during the weekend.

    In front of 46,000 fans at the BMW Charity Pro-Am in Greenville, S.C., Brown, who normally plays on the Hooters Tour, shot 69-71—140 to make the cut. On Saturday and Sunday, he improved his scores to 68 and 69 and finished at 9-under-par and tied for 44th. He earned $2,630.

    Michael Sim shot 22-under to earn his second victory of the season on the Nationwide Tour.

  • Rockets fall in title game

    The SCHS baseball team put up a strong fight, but fell to defending 8th Region champion Anderson County 8-5 Wednesday in the championship game at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Rockets, Lady Rockets roll into...

    Host Shelby County will have a big presence in the 8th Region Championship games Wednesday.

  • Lady Rockets take 8th Region...

     The Shelby County girls’ softball team put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to put Oldham County away 6-3 in the 8th Region Softball Tournament championship game Wednesday at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Lady Rockets drop South, advance...

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  • Whitehouse takes 3rd in 400

    The Shelby County boys’ track and field team finished ninth overall at the KHSAA State Track and Field Meet on Saturday.

    Led by Stacey Eden’s championship in the 3,200 and Tyler Whitehouse’s third-place finish in the 400, the Rockets scored 26 points.

    “Coming in ninth in the state at the end of the year, I was very pleased,” SCHS boys coach George Cottrell said. “I had a feeling at the beginning of the year that we could be at this level.”