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Today's Sports

  • Titans hold heads high

    You never want to see a team as talented as Collins softball was this year have its season ended, but the Titans players have plenty of reasons to be proud, and reasons for fans to be hopeful for the future.

    While the team’s final score against East Carter may have seemed like a one-sided affair, it was much closer than the final tally would have you believe.

  • Collins softball looks to make...

    The Collins High School softball team drew about as tall a task as possible to open the KHSAA State Softball Tournament on Thursday, but head coach Charlie LeCompte remained upbeat and positive as the Titans headed to Owensboro on Wednesday.

    “Anybody can beat anyone in a one-game series,” LeCompte said. “Anything can happen. If we play solid defense and put the ball into play, I like our chances.”

  • Collins lacrosse boasts 4 all-...

    In it’s most successful season in program history, the Collins lacrosse team had four players selected to the Commonwealth All-Star team.

    Evan Early, Grant Early, NaSean Roseberry, and Cameron Hoben led Collins to its first winning record in the team’s history at 7-6, and were voted in by coaches from around the state as members of the team.

  • Cochran named athlete of the year

    In what was undoubtedly the most successful season in Collins boys’ basketball history, sponsors WLKY and Penn Station Subs named one of the Titans most successful athletes, Charlie Cochran, the Athlete of the Year on Thursday.

    “It feels like a huge accomplishment [receiving the award],” Cochran said. “I have more of a motivation to keep on playing basketball.”

  • Former Collins players help lead...

    Just a few years removed from helping lead Collins softball to 20-plus win seasons, former Titans Shelbi Poehlein, Janette Hynes, and Janelle Hynes are replicating that success as student-athletes at Transylvania University.

    Poehlein, a sophomore, and the Hynes twins, both freshmen, helped anchor a Transy softball team that enjoyed the most success in team history, ending the season ranked No. 14 in Division III by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Poll, a marked improvement for a team that was unranked throughout much of the regular season.

  • Four athletes named to all-...

    The All-Region softball team from the 8th Region was named Monday, and two athletes from each of Shelby County and Collins high schools were awarded the honor.

    Collins’ pitcher Paige Oldham and outfielder Hallie Renfro were each voted in by coaches from around the 8th Region for the honor.

    Oldham and Renfro recently helped lead the Titans to its first region championship and state tournament appearance in program history en route to being named for the award.

  • Collins softball headed to state

    For the first time in school history, the Collins softball program will be headed to the KHSAA State Tournament later this month.

    The Titans used another strong pitching performance along with timely hitting to claim its first 8th Region title in program history, in a three-run victory over defending champion Anderson County on Wednesday night.

  • Titans fall to Simon Kenton in...

    Despite earning double the amount of hits Simon Kenton did on Tuesday night, Collins could not find a way to plate its base runners.

    The Titans outhit the Pioneers by a 12-6 count, but SK used its middle infielders to help strand seven Collins runners on base, and turn three double plays throughout the contest while Simon Kenton earned the 4-2 victory.

  • Collins earns trip to region...

    Collins’ Tuesday night matchup with Simon Kenton may not have kicked off in the most exciting fashion, but it ended with fireworks at the plate.

    Holding a 5-1 lead after five innings of action, the Titans rolled up four additional runs in the bottom of the sixth to help stave off the Pioneers and give Paige Oldham some breathing room on the mound.

    Collins’ starting pitcher made the most of her opportunity in the 8th Region semis, striking out nine batters and holding SK to just four hits as a team.

  • Oldham no-hits Owen County in...

    Heading into Monday’s region tournament opening game against Owen County, Collins pitcher Paige Oldham had been preparing for this stage.

    After last season’s disappointing loss in the first round of the district, Oldham had put in the time and work during the offseason to prepare for this postseason.

    The pitcher showed that the hard work and long hours had paid off on Memorial Day, tossing seven innings of no-hit ball, and leading her team past Owen and to the semi-finals of the 8th Region tournament.