Today's Sports

  • Lady Rockets open with Spencer

    The Shelby County Lady Rockets' volleyball team got a good draw for the 8th Region Tournament, but it's going to be tough to win out. The tournament beg

  • Scouting Report: FERN CREEK AT...

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

    Radio: WXLN-FM (9.33)

    Records: Fern Creek 6-1(1-0 in the district), Shelby County 5-2 (0-1 in the district)

    Last week: Shelby County lost, 35-21, at Male; Fern Creek beat visiting Southern, 48-0.

    Coaches: Fern Creek, Curtis Higgins (311-114, 35 years); SCHS, Todd Shipley (49-58, 10th year at school)

  • EARLIER: SCHS volleyball team...

  • EARLIER: Hicks making a national...

    Basketball fans around the county and state got to know Darryl Hicks last season.

    Now the upcoming freshman is working on spreading his name around the country.

    Hicks was invited to the Freshman All-American Camp at the University of Kentucky this past weekend. The camp was for the top 150 players in the class of 2013.

    While there, Hicks averaged about 18-20 points per game and made the camp’s top 20 and played in its all-star game, in which he posted 11 points and eight rebounds.

  • Colonels nip Shelby in OT

    After five ties during the regular season, including a scoreless one against Oldham County, it’s only fitting the SCHS boys soccer team would need extra time in the 16th District Tournament on Tuesday.

    But the extra session wasn’t kind to the Rockets (9-4-5, 2-1-2 in the district), who fell. 2-1. in overtime to the Colonels (8-9-2, 3-1-1) in the semifinals at South Oldham.

  • EARLIER: Hicks' move:...

     While Internet message boards lit up this week with rumors and comments  about Shelby County basketball player Darryl Hicks’ decision to enroll at North Oldham High School, his father and officials at North Oldham maintain that his transfer across the 8th Region is indeed legitimate.

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  • EARLIER: COMMENTARY: Hicks saga...

    Is Darryl Hicks going to North Oldham or not?

    There hasn’t been a topic this hot in the county since the Colonel’s secret recipe turned up.

    As an eighth-grader last season, Hicks played varsity basketball at Shelby County High School and averaged 7.7 points and 4.6 rebounds as an integral part of the team.

    This summer Hicks’ profile on the national scene exploded with his work at the Freshman 150 camp at the University of Kentucky and his AAU team’s adidas Super64 national title in Las Vegas.

  • EARLIER: Hicks, The ‘...

    Shelby County’s Darryl Hicks and his AAU team, The ‘Ville, took championship in the 14-year-old division at the adidas Super 64 Showcase in Las Vegas on Sunday.

    The ‘Ville topped Houston Select, 83-78, in the title game, and Hicks led the way with 26 points.

    Hicks was the team’s leading scorer throughout the tournament, but he shrugged off the accomplishment.

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets hope to...

    After posting one of the top seven regional scores and not finishing outside the top five in any tournament this season, the Lady Rockets’ golf team is forcing the competition to take notice.

    But despite being in one of the top three groups at the State Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club this Friday and Saturday, the Lady Rockets still are  considered an outsider for the title.