Today's Sports

  • Brooks' five TDs lead...

    Michael Brooks scored five touchdowns – all on short runs – as Collins claimed a 42-32 win over Fairdale on Friday night in the second round of the Class AAAA high school football playoffs at Titans Stadium.

    The junior running back/linebacker also had seven tackles and caused, and recovered, a fumble to lead the Titans (11-1) to their ninth win in a row.

    “It was a hard-fought victory,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said. “In a tight ball game I never thought we flinched, and we never panicked.”

  • EARLIER: Regional cross country...

    BUCKNER – Caterina Karas had a strategy going into the Class AA, Region 3 cross country meet.

    If she was feeling good, Karas, a junior at Collins High School, was going to go out fast.

    The plan worked to perfection.

    Karas broke out early, built an insurmountable lead on the 5,000-meter course at Oldham County High School and cruised to victory Saturday.

  • EARLIER: Class AAAA playoffs:...

    Friday night it was all about TCB for the Collins High School football team.


    Taking care of business.


    The Titans beat Breckinridge County, 56-6, in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in a game that was more of a formality than anything else.


    “This is just one more step to the state championship,” senior receiver/defensive back Tavis Elzy said afterward. “We came out and did what we needed to do to get ready for next week.”


  • 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.