Today's Sports

  • Shelby football bonded at camp

    The start of football practice is always about getting in reps, introducing the old and the new concepts, finding out who can play where, but the for the Shelby County High School team the most important thing to come out of the three-day camp they attended at Eastern Kentucky University this week may have been the bonding.

  • Eades hopes to carry on...

    No one needs to tell Nick Eades about the shoes he’s filling.

    Eades, who will start at middle linebacker for the Collins High School football team as a sophomore this year, grew up watching former all-staters Michael Brooks and Masai White and well knows the impact they had on the field.

    “I’m aware of them,” Eades said. “I know how good they were, and I know what an important position this is.”

  • Young looking to be Shelby'...

    When Lilly Young walked off the course at the Oxmoor Golf Club two weeks ago as the champion of the Big I regional tournament she knew exactly whose steps she was following.

    “Candace Wiley won that tournament before her junior year and Madison (Thomas) won it before her junior year,” Young said. “I thought it was kind of cool I won it before my junior year.”

  • Post 37 falls in title game

    After rolling into the state tourney finals with two solid wins, the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team ran into some hard luck, dropping their next two games to Post 31 of Paducah to finish second in the state at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We played extremely hard and pretty well in the first two games,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “In the championship games we just made too many errors.”

  • Max Perfomance, Baptist are...

    High school athletes in Shelby County will have an extra option to turn to if they end up on the disabled list or even just a little banged up.

    Thanks to a new partnership between Max Performance Physical Therapy and Baptist Healthcare Sports Medicine, the local schools will have an extra athletic trainer on hand at all home sporting events and also added coverage during practice times on a daily basis.

  • Collins wins at Henry County

    It was a big opening weekend of golf for the local girls high school teams as Shelby County and Collins both competed in the Rocket Invitational and the Henry County Invitational.

    Collins broke loose Monday in the Henry County tourney shooting a 361 to take first place while Shelby County took second with a score of 387.

    The Titans got strong outings from senior Claire Watts who took third place with a score of 83 while freshman Rylee Suttor shot an 84 to finish fourth.

  • Clarkson scores seven in Bridge...

    It’s been a good summer for Collins High School senior guard Grant Clarkson as he had a chance to showcase a new weapon in his game.

    Clarkson, a 5-11 starter for the Collins 8th Region Championship team last year, scored seven points for the Kentucky All-Stars in the Battle of the Bridges game that pits the players from the Louisville Metro area against players from Southern Indiana.

  • Post 37 reaches state title game

    It wasn’t the best start for the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team, but the end result could be the same.

    Post 37 is right back where they were last year — playing for the state championship at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We’re here, we’re finding ways to win,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “That’s what good baseball teams do.”

  • Russell enjoys stay at GSP

    If you need a road race planned or maybe even need to set up a spy agency then Shelby County High School senior Jeron Russell may be your man.

    In addition to being one of the area’s top high school tennis players, Russell added star scholar to his resume this summer attending a five-week program with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars at Morehead State University recently.

    “It was interesting,” Russell said. “It was a social experience for sure.”

  • Hornback enjoying first weeks of...

    Just a week into his first season as head coach of the Shelby County High School boys’s soccer team, Michael Hornback has already seen some things he likes.

    Hornback, who took over the program last spring after John Wood retired, already was familiar with the program having served as the JV coach. In his first stint as a high school head coach his team has responded