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Today's Sports

  • Collins boys beat Gallatin

     

    With Grant Clarkson and Dominique Turner slashing to the basket and 3-pointer shooters on the mark, the Collins High School boys’ basketball team won its opener 72-51 over Gallatin County Tuesday.

    “When we shoot well from the outside it creates more help side defense where they stay out on the shooters and it leaves the basket open,” Clarkson said. “Plus it’s great when we can attack the defense and feed it back out for those guys to have open shots.”

  • Collins girls beat North Oldham...

    Keeping a relentless pace on both ends of the floor the Collins High School girls’ basketball team pulled away from North Oldham in the fourth quarter to win its season opener 56-41 Friday.

    The Titans kept the pressure on the Mustangs, breaking open a five-point game in the opening minutes of the final quarter to win going away as a game, but tired North Oldham faltered down the stretch.

  • Rockets blow by Fairdale in...

    The growing pains were evident for the Shelby County girls’ basketball team as they beat Fairdale 65-51 on the road Tuesday in their season opener.

    “We didn’t play real well and most of that has to do with so many people in different roles,” Shelby County coach Jason Holland said. “We’ve got the talent, just not the experience. We missed a lot of quality shots and that was from rushing things and nerves.

    “The girls said they weren’t nervous, but you could tell they were.”

  • Rockets rout John Hardin in...

    At 12-1 the Shelby County High School football team has made a statement all year long that they are a good football team and Friday night they added an exclamation point with a 44-14 rout of John Hardin in the Region 2 finals.

    In a game where John Hardin was favored despite a 9-3 record and an easier schedule, the Rockets were able to send yet another message to all those who doubt them.

  • Rockets hammer John Hardin, take...

    The doubters just add incentive to the Shelby County High School football team.

    The Rockets found motivation in the fact that Bulldogs were favored despite Shelby’s better record and schedule, and rolled to a 44-14 win at John Hardin Friday to coast to the Region 2 title.

    The Rockets (12-1) pushed the lead far enough to force a running clock on the Bulldogs, despite the fact that perennial power John Hardin had reached the regional finals for the seventh straight year.

  • Shelby beats Collins in playoffs

    When the Shelby County High School football team wants power they have Malik Manica. If they want speed it’s Brandon Davis, for deception there’s Tyler Drane.

    But for a little bit of everything it’s Michael Perry and that’s just what Perry delivered Friday to lead the Rockets to a 38-24 win over Collins in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs.

  • White-winged dove is expanding...

    The White-winged Dove has been seen in Kentucky on two occasions in April in the far western portion of the commonwealth.

  • Harlequin Duck found on fast...

    This duck species has been seen one time in Kentucky on a March 8 in a small pond that was adjacent to the Ohio River near Louisville.

  • Tricolored Heron is 1 of the...

    The Tricolored Heron is a rare spring, summer, and autumn visitor to Kentucky and have been seen in April, May, June, August and September.

  • Barrow’s Goldeneye might have...

    The Barrow’s Goldeneye may or may not have been seen in Kentucky. It hasn’t been confirmed because the bird seen was a female, which looks very similar to the female of the Common Goldeneye species.