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Today's Sports

  • Brown bags 1st victory of season

    Making himself right at home on the course at Chattahoochee Country Club, Brandon Brown set a sizzling pace, then cruised to his first victory of the season.
    The Shelbyville professional golfer built a 7-shot lead – thanks in large part to a course-record tying 62 in the first round - in the first two days, then cruised to the win in the NGA Pro Tour’s Milton Martin Honda Classic this past weekend in Gainesville, Ga.
    The victory was his eighth – which ranks third all-time – on the NGA Tour, and his first this season in three events.

  • Post 37 rolls in season-opener

    It took the Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team until the district tournament to get above the .500 mark last year.
    It took it one game to do so this year.
    Post 37 rallied to beat Rockport (Ind.) 5-2 in its season-opener Sunday at Clear Creek Park.
    Shelbyville, which lost its first three games last year on its way to a 12-15 finish, took a 2-0 lead in the third inning before Post 254 rallied to tie it in the fifth frame. Post 37 retook the lead with one run in the bottom of the seventh, then tacked on two more in the eighth to earn the victory.

  • SCC takes opening Jr. PGA match

    Shelbyville Country Club edged Clear Creek Golf Center while Weissinger Hills Golf Course’s two teams tied Saturday in the first event of the PGA Junior League of Shelbyville’s second season.
    Shelbyville CC clipped host Clear Creek 3.5 flags to 2.5 while Weissinger Hills No. 1 and No. 2 each collected 3 flags in head-to-head matches.
    For Shelbyville CC, Michael Long and Carson Long combined to capture two flags while Catie Kelly, Leo Biagi and Zack Houchin combined to capture 1.5.

  • Post 37 looks to bounce back

    With a plethora of players back from last season and some key newcomers, the Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team will try to bounce back from a disappointing 2013 this summer.

    Post 37, which captured its sixth state championship in 2012 but went just 12-15 last year, opens its season Sunday. Shelbyville will host Rockport (Ind.) at 2 p.m. at Clear Creek Park, which is also the site of this year’s state tournament.  

  • 10 questions with Dre Farris

    Recent Collins graduate Dre Farris was a star on the football field and a standout on the baseball diamond for the Titans.

  • Brown bags 62

    Brandon Brown started his third tournament of the season with a bang.

    Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville, fired a 10-under-par 62 - which gave him a 4-shot lead - Thursday in the first round of the NGA Pro Tour’s Milton Martin Honda Classic at Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville, Ga.

  • Rocket Launch set for Saturday

    The first-ever Rocket Launch, an event designed to raise funds and promote Shelby County High School athletics, will take place Saturday.

    The Launch will launch at 11 a.m. and finish around 4 p.m. at SCHS’s Robert Doyle Stadium.

  • Moore, Wiley share region honors

    Zac Wiley and Kipp Moore have shared a love of baseball for most of their lives.
    The two now also share something else, the 8th Region Player of the Year award.
    Wiley, a recent Collins graduate, and Moore, a recent graduate of Shelby County, were chosen as co-players of the year in a vote by region coaches.
    The two were also joined on the all-region team by one teammate – Dre Farris for Collins and Dillon Boone for Shelby County. Meanwhile Titans manager Roy Bailey was named Coach of the Year.

  • Titans, Rockets each place 2 on...

    Two girls from Collins and two from Shelby County have been voted to the All-8th Region softball team.
    Titans Shelbi Poehlein, a rising senior, and Lindsey Ketcham, a recent Collins graduate, and Rockets Kara Wiley, a rising senior, and Sydney Wright, a rising junior, were selected to the 15-player team that is chosen by the voting of region coaches.
    Anderson County’s Bailey Curry earned Player of the Year honors while Bearcats skipper Brent Aldridge was Coach of the Year.

  • Brown cards another Top 5 NGA...

    Brandon Brown’s comeback continued with another top-five finish.
    Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville, tied for third place in the NGA Pro Tour’s Three Ridges Golf Club Classic, which finished up this past Saturday at Three Ridges Golf Club in Knoxville, Tenn. Brown, who missed the first eight NGA tournaments of the season after having eye surgery, tied for fifth in his first event of the season, the inaugural Bluegrass Open at Shelbyville Country Club.