Today's Sports

  • Cross country: Titans, Rockets...

    The Collins and Shelby County cross-country teams have tough roads to the State Meet.

    That’s because Shelby County's two high schools are competing Saturday in one of the most competitive regions in Class AA.

  • Breckenridge at Collins: Titans...

    For the Collins High School football team, this week has been as much about preparing itself for the playoffs as it has been about preparing for Breckinridge County.

    “We have simply told the kids that we need to continue to get better each week in practice,” Titans Coach Jerry Lucas said. “The primary concern for us is to get as good as we can at what we do and to continue to improve.

  • Karas captures region title




    BUCKNER -- Collins junior Caterina Karas broke out early and never looked back in winning the Class AA, Region 3 meet Saturday afternoon at Oldham County High School.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 37.45 to beat defending AA state champ Jenna Rogers of Christian Academy of Louisville.

    “I just wanted to get out and keep the lead the whole way,” Karas said. “I felt good, more confident that way.”

  • Titans tame Fighting Tigers 56-6

    The Collins High School football team scaled the first rung of what it hopes will be a long postseason climb up the ladder in the Class AAAA state playoffs Friday night.

    The Titans topped visiting Breckinridge County 56-6 at Titans Stadium.

    “This is just one more step to the state championship,” Collins senior receiver/defensive back Tavis Elzy said afterward.

  • EARLIER: Collins 49, Madison...

    The Collins High School football team closed out its regular season in impressive fashion Friday night.

    Senior quarterback Branden Cresap threw six touchdown passes in the first three quarters to lead the Titans to their seventh consecutive victory,  49-21, over Madison Central in Richmond.

  • COOK: SCHS-Collins players still...

    Years from now, when the Collins-Shelby County football rivalry gets heated – and it will – let us look back on members of this year’s teams and the way they’ve conducted themselves.

    In particular let us remember how some of them spent their Friday mornings as an example of that.

  • Buchert living 'a dream...

    Nick Buchert’s realization that he had realized his dream came with a tap on the shoulder.

    He turned around to find LeBron James standing in front of him.

    “He said, ‘Hey Nick, my name is LeBron James,’” Buchert recalled.

  • Collins vs. Madison Central:...

    It was back to basics last week for the Collins High School football team, and back to business as usual this week.

    The Titans spent their bye week – during which they won their district – working on “fundamentals,” Coach Jerry Lucas said. 

    This week Collins, which is No. 6 in Class AAAA in this week’s Associated Press Top 10, has been preparing for tonight’s 7:30 p.m. regular-season finale at 6A Madison Central while trying not to ponder the postseason, which begins next week.

  • Cresap's six TDs lead...




    Branden Cresap threw six touchdown passes in the first three quarters to lead the Collins High School football team to a 49-21 win at Madison Central in its regular-season finale Friday night in Richmond.

    The senior quarterback completed 19 of 27 passes for 412 yards with touchdowns of 8, 62, 60, 33, 35 and 74 yards and engineered the Titans to TDs on their first seven drives of the game.

  • Colonels drop Rockets 35-19

    Oldham County’s Brett Leary rushed for 225 yards and four touchdowns, while Shelby County committed five turnovers, as the Colonels ended the Rockets’ season with a 35-19 victory Friday night at Robert Doyle Stadium.

    Leary rushed for 220 of those yards, and all of his touchdowns, in the first half as Oldham County built a 28-7 lead. The Rockets rallied to outscore the Colonels 12-7 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough.