Today's Sports

  • SCHS boys blank Anderson

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team blanked host Anderson County 5-0 in an 8th Region match Wednesday afternoon in Lawrenceburg.

    The Rockets won three matches in straight sets, including at No. 1 singles, where senior Ethan Russell was victorious 6-2, 6-1. At No. 1 doubles, senior Doug Martin and sophomore Jeron Russell won 6-2, 6-2, and juniors Luke Dove and Michael Chen triumphed 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

  • Collins, Shelby watch football...

    Collins will continue to play football in Class 4A and Shelby County will continue to play in 5A, but some of the teams in their classes will change, according to new class assignments recently released by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.


    Antonita Slaughter

    This Shelbyville native and Christian Academy of Louisville graduate is a 6-foot-1 senior guard for the University of Louisville women’s basketball team.

    Last 2 games:She scored 11 points and had five rebounds in the fourth-ranked, but third-seeded, Cardinals’ 88-42 victory over Idaho in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Iowa City, Iowa. She was 4-for-5 from the field, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range, and had one assist and one steal in 24 minutes.

  • Baltzell lifts Titans to a...

    Collins’ Jared Baltzell didn’t know that his No. 2 singles match determined the outcome of the boys’ tennis crosstown showdown, but with Clear Creek Park getting dark Friday night and several spectators watching the eighth-grader admitted to feeling some nerves.

    “There was a lot of pressure,” he said. “That was probably the most intense match I’ve played.”

    Baltzell shook off that pressure, though, and beat Shelby County junior Andrew Clark 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) to win the match for the Titans.

  • 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.”