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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • Collins beats Harrison County

    The big stage may have just given the Titans the boost they needed as Collins snapped a three-game losing streak with a 45-42 win over Harrison County Saturday at Bankers Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

    The Titans controlled most of the game but Harrison County managed a couple of late 3-pointers to close the final margin.

  • Shelby's Zoey Holland...

    Shelby County freshman Zoey Holland has a lot of things going for her as a basketball player but the most important may be a wisdom beyond her years in dealing with the Rockets’ sometime volatile coach – her father Jason.

    “It’s interesting sometimes,” she said. “I have just learned to say yes sir and go on. I don’t argue, I’m not going to win and he knows what he’s doing.”

  • Fort forging career in swimming

    Every time Ali Fort gets in the water she could be making history in more ways than one.

    Fort, a Collins High School senior, is in contention to become the first Titans’ swimmer to bring home state honors and possibly a state title as a competitor in the 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke. She had Collins’ highest finish last year when she took seventh in the state in the backstroke and is ranked in the top five again this year.

  • Ring-necked duck was in Shelby...

    The Ring-necked Duck is a migrating visitor to Kentucky and sometimes is fairly common in the winter, especially west of the Cumberland Plateau.

    They are commonly seen from November-March on the Ohio River, Ballard Wildlife Management Area, Swan Lake, Lake Pewee, Lake Barkley and McElroy Lake. As a matter of fact the Ring-necked Duck was seen in Shelby County during the annual Christmas Bird Count that occurred between Dec. 14, 2014 and Jan. 5, 2015.