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Today's Sports

  • Cozzens, Fort take fourth at...

    With a pair of fourth-place finishes at the state swimming meet Collins seniors Ali Fort and Paul Cozzens capped their careers in fine fashion.

    “At that level it always comes down to a few 10th of seconds and they both had great races,” Collins/Shelby County coach Tom Coons said. “I can’t complain, they both put up their best times and that’s all you can ask for as a coach.”

  • Semipalmated Sandpiper travels...

    The Semipalmated Sandpiper is 6 1/4 inches long, has a 14-inch wingspan and weighs 0.88 ounces and is fairly common in migration west of the Cumberland Plateau in Kentucky but is rarely seen in the summer.

  • Cozzens leading swimmers into...

    The hard work paid off for Collins senior Paul Cozzens.

    Cozzens brought home a pair of regional swimming titles for the Titans two weeks ago to enter the state meet today at the University of Louisville today on a definite high note.

    “You never expect anything in swimming but I hoped I would do well going into the meet,” Cozzens said. “I definitely trained for it.”

  • Collins comeback beats Shelby in...

    Trailing Shelby County by six points midway through the third quarter, the Collins Titans had the Rockets just where they wanted them as they staged a fourth quarter comeback to beat the Rockets 45-41 in the opening round of the 30th District tourney Wednesday.

    “It’s not good, but we have been in that situation all year I guess we are getting used to it,” Collins senior Grant Clarkson said. “We’ve been down before and comeback, we knew we had to just stay patient on offense and pick our defense up.”

  • Lady Titans edge Lady Rockets in...

    Collins forward Hannah Renfro made Shelby County pay for its good defense.

    With Shelby County negating the Titans’ normally potent 3-point shooting attack, Renfro, a 5-foot-10 junior forward broke loose for 16 points inside to help Collins beat the Rockets 43-41 in the opening round of the 30th District tourney Wednesday.

  • California Gull is a rare KY...

    The California Gull is an extremely rare winter and spring visitor that has been seen from Feb. 11 to April 25 primarily in the lake region of western Kentucky and once at the Falls-of-the-Ohio in Jefferson County.

  • Collins falls to Frankfort

    On a night when shooting went cold, the Collins Titans were unable to get over the hump against Frankfort falling 52-45 to the host Panthers Tuesday.

    The Titans were ice cold from the field and the foul line in the first half as Frankfort built a modest 21-15 lead.

    “We were six-out-of-eighteen from the foul line in the first half,” Collins coach Chris Gaither said. “In the second quarter we went one-of-fourteen from the field. We didn’t make shots or create any easy shots off our defense.”

  • Rockets beat Spencer in 3...

    All the experiences Michael Ewing has gone through the past three seasons paid off big Tuesday for the Shelby County Rockets in a triple overtime 46-43 win over Spencer County Tuesday.

    Ewing, a 5-foot-7 senior guard, was the key to the Rockets’ win with his scoring, defense, ball handling and most importantly, steady presence on the floor after seniors Malik Manica and John Darrell Hatter had fouled out.

  • Collins girls win two close ones

    Taking the old adage ‘If there’s a will, there’s  way,’ to heart, the Collins High School girls’ basketball team picked up a pair of two-point wins over the weekend.

    “The kids are getting this find-a-way-to-win attitude about them,” Collins coach Sean Pigman said. “I think in both games, in 64 minutes of basketball, we actually had the lead about a grand total of 40 seconds.”

  • Rockets blow by Mustangs with...

    Shelby County is hitting its stride at the right time while North Oldham is still searching for energy and effort.

    The Rockets got off to a hot start and held off a second half rally from the Mustangs in a 69-57 victory on the road Thursday night.

    “We really played an almost flawless first half,” Shelby County coach Jason Couch said. “We had only one turnover in the first half and hit some shots. We also did a very good job of changing our defenses and got them out of rhythm.”