Today's Sports

  • Rockets show growth in splitting...

    The Shelby County softball team may have saved two of its best games of the season for its last two games of its season, but the Rockets fell narrowly short of the 30th District final.

    Shelby County took an early lead, 2-0, on top-seeded Spencer County in the 30th District semifinals Tuesday – after completing a 9-0 victory over Eminence in an opening-round game that had been suspended by rain Monday – before the Bears rallied for a 4-2 victory.

  • Bearcats hold off Collins for...

    The field wasn't the only thing sloppy at Collins High School Thursday night.

    Anderson County (14-15, 5-1 in the district) took advantage of several early miscues by the Titans (18-6, 5-1) and then held on for a 10-7 victory and the 30th District Championship.

    "We got started way too late," Collins Coach Roy Bailey said. "We came out and kicked it around in the first two innings, and you just can't do that."

  • Karas wins 2 out of 3 titles at...

    LOUISVILLE – Like the song says, two out of three ain't bad.

    Especially if you are Caterina Karas, and you just won two out of the three events you were entered in at Thursday's Class AA 2011 KHSAA State Track & Field Championships.

    Karas, a junior at Collins, didn't get the triple crown she was trying for, but she still established herself as the distance queen of 2A by winning the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs and also finishing second in the 800 at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville's campus.

  • Brown bags another victory

    This past weekend was one full of creature comforts for Brandon Brown.

    He got to sleep in his own bed, spend a little time around friends and family and play on a golf course that “felt like home” to him.

    And Brown, a native of Shelbyville, made the most of the familiar surroundings, carding an 18-under-par 270 at Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club in Georgetown to capture the NGA Hooters Pro Golf Tour’s Cherry Blossom Classic by one stroke.

  • Collins’ Karas goes for a...

    Triple crowns are hard to come by.

    It's been 33 years since Thoroughbred racing has produced a Triple Crown winner and 44 years since major-league baseball has had one.

    Collins junior Caterina Karas will go for her own triple crown Thursday in the Class 2A 2011 KHSAA State Track & Field Championships, which begins at 1 p.m., at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park on the campus of the University of Louisville.

  • Kregor opens play Thursday

    Last week Paige Kregor knocked off the second- and fourth-seeded players on her way to the final of the 8th Region girls’ tennis tournament.

    This week, Kregor, a freshman at Collins High School, who fell to top-seeded Katie Howard of Western Hills in the 8th Region title match on  Thursday, will have to go through more ranked foes if she wants to advance in the 2011 KHSAA State Tennis Tournament.

    She begins play Thursday morning at the University of Kentucky’s Boone/Downing Tennis Center.

  • SCHS baseball team drops 2 of...

    The Shelby County baseball team closed out its regular season with a 9-3 loss at Oldham County on Friday night. 

    Kody Noonan’s solo home run highlighted a 3-run fourth inning for the Rockets (15-13) in their loss to the Colonels (17-10).

  • Collins will host Anderson in...

    Due to field conditions at Spencer County tonight's 30th District baseball final between Collins and Anderson County will be played at 6 p.m. on the Titans' home field.

    If it is rained out, then the game will be played at 1 p.m. Saturday at either Spencer or Collins.

    Wednesday night the Titans beat crosstown rival Shelby County 15-3, for the second time this season, in the 30th District semifinals on their home turf. Meanwhile, Anderson beat Spencer County 5-0 in a game that was resumed from Monday.

  • SCHS baseball, softball games...

    The Shelby County baseball and softball teams had their 30th District Tournament games against Eminence suspended Monday evening.

    The Rockets' softball team led the Warriors 4-0 in the top of the third inning, while Shelby's baseball team led Eminence 2-0 in the bottom of the second.

  • Karas nudges her way to 3 titles

    Neither rain, nor cold, nor a little nudge, or two, could derail Caterina Karas on Tuesday night.

    Karas, a junior at Collins High School, won three events – the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs ­– in the Class 2A, Region 3 meet at Christian Academy of Louisville under cool, rainy conditions.

    "I just came out here wanting to put myself in position to triple, and I did it, so I’m pretty excited about it," said Karas, who beat two defending state champions to do that.