Today's Sports

  • Want a dividing line on UK-UL?...

    On Saturday, the Commonwealth of Kentucky will split in two.

    The annual University of Kentucky vs. University of Louisville football game knows no boundaries.

    The game kicks off Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Louisville, and the state will screech to a halt for about three hours while the Governor's Cup awaits its new home.

    Friends are pried apart, businesses ripped down the middle and even county government can't hide.

  • Coach Cal meets the masses

    Hundreds of University of Kentucky basketball fans turned out Sunday afternoon to me their basketball coach, John Calipari, and get his signatures on copies of his new book.

    The Shelby County Chapter of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association hosted the signing at the Shelbyville Country Club, just one of many such stops in a statewide tour behind the book  Bounce Back: Overcoming setbacks to succeed in business and in life.

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 1, 2010

    Girls golf: SCHS 2nd in Bullitt

    Shelby County was second in the Bullitt East Invitational at Heritage Hill in Shepherdsville, shooting 331 to finish 10 shots behind rival Green County.  Jordan Webb tied for second place overall. shooting a 5-over-par 77, and Michaela Manley finished fifth, with a 79.  Other scorers were Shannon Harover with an 83 and Madison Thomas 92.

  • First Person: Michaela Manley

    Shelby County High School senior Michaela Manley is the No. 1 player on the Rockets’ girls golf team, which many believe will challenge for a state championship this fall. The team has competed in the state tournament that past two years. She talked to The Sentinel-News about her season and her career.  

    On season preparations:

  • EARLIER: Collins 49, North...

    LEXINGTON – Collins High School and North Hardin hooked up in an epic football battle that left many players out of breath at the conclusion of a 49-42 victory by the Titans Saturday night.

    But their combined play left statistics-keepers exhausted as well.

  • EARLIER: Tates Creek 42, SCHS 0...

    LEXINGTON – Forget about frying an egg on a sidewalk.

  • Boys golf: Collins sinks Shelby

    The Shelby County and Collins boys golf teams faced off Thursday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course, where the Titans pulled off an easy victory, 161-185.

    Senior Josh Griffin and junior Conor Doyle, who each carded 3-over-par 38 for the 9-hole round, led the Titans over their former school. Tayler Adams shot a 42, and Jared Redmon and Turner Mayton finished out the varsity, turning in a pair of 43s.

  • Girls soccer: Collins nips SCHS...

    The Shelby County vs. Collins rivalry continued Monday night at the Shelby County Athletic complex with a match-up between the two school’s girls’ soccer teams, and Collins won a close victory, 2-1.

    All the scoring came in the first half, with Collins getting the winner when SCHS goalie Gwen Martin saw pressure coming towards her in the box and grabbed the ball but was not able to keep her momentum and fell into the net.

  • SCHS vs. Tates Creek

    Shelby County High School’s football season didn’t start the way any member of the Rockets’ faithful wanted, but as is the case following any loss, a chance at redemption is just the next game away.

    Still licking its wounds from a 54-27 thumping from visiting Nelson County on Friday, SCHS will make the long journey to Lexington on Saturday to take on Tates Creek in the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay High School.

  • Rockets suffer 42-0 whitewash by...

    LEXINGTON – Shelby County High School’s football team ran into another Class 6A buzz saw Saturday afternoon in the opening game of the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay, losing 42-0 to a powerful Tates Creek squad.

    The Commodores (2-0) rolled up 479 yards of total offense in the afternoon affair, including 370 yards in 31 carries on the ground, as the Class 4A Rockets (0-2) surrendered six touchdowns on defense.