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Today's Sports

  • Titans hammer visiting Shamrocks

    After scoring nine runs in each of their first two games, the Collins baseball team built on that against perennial power Trinity, whipping the visiting Shamrocks 10-2 Thursday.

    The reigning 8th Region champs used a 6-run first inning to put Trinity on the ropes, and the Shamrocks never were able to regain their balance from that early haymaker.

    Senior Zac Wiley powered the Titans with dominating pitching. In five innings he gave up one earned run on six hits while striking out six.

  • Pitching, timely hitting paces...

    The Shelby County baseball team rode solid pitching to pick up its third and fourth consecutive victories at the end of last week.

    The Rockets rolled over visiting Louisville Southern 8-3 on Thursday and then outlasted Thomas Nelson 1-0 Saturday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

     

    Shelby County 8, Southern 3

    The Rockets did just enough at the plate with six hits and got a quality start by Dillon Boone as they rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to top the Trojans.

  • Collins bounces back to finish...

    Fresh off its first victory of the season, the Collins softball team turned in an impressive run at the Ballard Invitational, placing second in the weekend tournament

    The Titans won three games and lost two, both to the host Bruins, who were ranked No. 5 in the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association preseason Top 25.

  • BASEBALL: Collins suffers first...

    The Collins baseball team won its fourth consecutive game to start the season Friday before suffering its first loss Saturday. The Titans bounced back with a victory Monday, though.

    Collins topped visiting Oldham County 6-1 Friday before North Oldham whipped the Titans 12-2 in six innings Saturday in Goshen. Collins rebounded Monday with a 5-1 win at Carroll County.

    COLLINS 6, OLDHAM COUNTY 1: Paul Miller and a 4-run fifth inning propelled the Titans over the Colonels.

  • Davis shoots down NCAA title

    No matter what happens in the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments, the University of Kentucky already has one national champion.

    And he hails from Shelby County.

    Connor Davis, a Shelby County High School graduate and current UK sophomore, captured the individual air rifle competition at the NCAA Championships last weekend at Murray State University. Led by Davis and fellow SCHS alum Heather Kirby, who is a freshman on the squad, the Wildcats finished third as a team.

  • Rockets, Titans fare well in...

    The Collins and Shelby County track and field teams got off on the right spike in their season-openers Tuesday.

    The Rockets boys’ squad tied for third and their girls finished sixth in a very competitive meet in their all-comers event on a brisk day at Robert Doyle Stadium.

    “The meet went very well,” Shelby County Coach Nick Edwards said. “Everyone ran hard, and we had some good performances. At this point in the season we are still trying to get some times on kids to see where we stand.”

  • BASEBALL: SCHS 10, Gallatin...

    The Shelby County baseball team started strong, ended strong, and was solid in between, as it beat Gallatin County 10-2 Wednesday evening in an 8th Region matchup.

    The Rockets scored five runs in the first inning, four in the sixth and added one in the fourth to wallop the Wildcats (0-3), who lost their season-opener 9-0 to Collins last Thursday.

    Shelby County pounded out 11 hits and a trio of Rocket pitchers gave up one earned run on five hits while combining for 10 strikeouts.

  • SHELBY COUNTY COLLEGE ATHLETE...

    Hannah Stucker

    This Shelby County graduate is a senior infielder on the Spalding University softball team.  

    Last game:She went 3-for-5 with one RBI and one run scored in the Golden Eagles’ 12-7 victory over Albright on Tuesday in Myrtle Beach, S.C.    

    Season-to-date:Stucker is hitting .395 with four doubles, one home run, nine RBIs and eight runs scored through Spalding’s first 11 games.

  • Shelby falls at Dunbar, hammers...

    The Shelby County baseball team lost its season-opener to one of the top teams in the state, but bounced back with a lopsided victory in its home opener.

    Host Paul Dunbar, which was ranked No. 1 in the Kentucky Prep Baseball preseason poll, downed the Rockets 6-3 Saturday before Shelby County rebounded with an 11-1 5-inning rout of Louisville Central on Monday night.

     

    Paul Dunbar 6, Shelby County 3

  • Rockets get a walk-off ‘W’ in...

    The Shelby County softball team began its season with a bang, and a walk-off.

    Eighth-grader Brianna Waits’ two-run double gave the Rockets a 3-2 victory over Mercer County in their season-opener Monday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    “I was pleased with the victory and the way the girls fought and persevered to get the win,” Shelby County Coach Kelly Cable said. “It was a nice way to open the season, and I’m looking forward to us building on that win.”