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  • Bufflehead is known to stop in...

    The Bufflehead is a small 13-1/2-inch long diving duck with a 21-inch wingspan, weighing 13 ounces.

    In Kentucky it is fairly common during migration but fairly uncommon in winter and it is extremely rare in the summer.

  • Lady Titans fall in district...

    The home floor, big game experience and a huge crowd behind them all proved to work in Anderson County’s favor as the Bearcats held off Collins 64-56 Friday to win the 30th District title.

    After Collins (18-11) cut the Anderson (21-7) lead to three points, the Bearcats were able to regroup behind their experience and fend off the Titans from the foul line.

  • Anderson holds off Collins to...

    Anderson County made the most of its chances as the Bearcats hit 20 of 24 free throws in the fourth quarter to beat Collins High School 62-53 to win the 30th District championship Friday on their home floor.

    Before a packed house, the Bearcats’ last field goal in the final period came on a drive in the lane from Cobe Penny with 3:55 left in the game giving Anderson County (16-13) a 44-38 lead. From there, the Bearcats hit 16 of 20 from the line to keep Collins (14-17) at bay.

  • 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.”