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Today's Sports

  • Holland hired as SCHS girls...

    Jason Holland has already won two 8th Region basketball titles. He hopes to capture another next season.

    “What I want to do is win the 8th Region,” Holland, who guided the Oldham County boys to back-to-back regional championships in 2011-12, said after he was introduced as the new girls’ basketball coach at Shelby County High School on Wednesday. “We want to get Shelby County back to where they’re used to going, and that’s winning the 8th.”

  • Shelbyville runs win streak to 9...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team ran its winning streak to nine in a row with victories on Tuesday and Wednesday.
    Post 37 topped Madison (Ind.) 8-2 Tuesday night, then downed Danville 13-3 Wednesday in a pair of games at Clear Creek Park to improve to 22-1 on the season.

    Shelbyville 8, Madison (Ind.) 2
    Four pitchers - Paul Miller, David Decker, Will McDonald and Lance Shelton - combined to limit Post 9 to eight hits while Buddy Johnson’s five RBIs led Post 37 to victory.

  • 13-year-old all-stars win 1st...

    The Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team won its opening game in the East Kentucky State Tournament on Tuesday night. 

  • 15-year-old all-stars fall in...
  • 10-year-old all-stars lose 2nd...

    The Shelby County 10-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team dropped its second game, after winning its first in lopsided fashion, in the East Kentucky State Tournament. 

  • Son wins MDGT Tour Championship
  • Post 37 rolls to three more...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team just keeps rolling.
    Post 37 won a trio of games over the weekend, bringing its current win streak to seven games. Shelbyville swept Paducah in a doubleheader – 3-2 and 10-1 –  Saturday at the University of Kentucky, then flogged visiting Florence 15-0 in five innings Sunday at Clear Creek Park.
    “We had a good weekend,” Shelbyville Manager Jim Wiley said. “It’s hard to complain when you score that many runs.”

    Shelbyville 3, Paducah 2

  • Brown misses cut in Web.com event

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown missed the cut by two shots in the Web.com tour’s Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank.
    Brown, a regular on the NGA Pro Tour who earned an exemption into the Web.com event, carded a 3-under par 139 in the first two rounds of the tournament, which began Thursday and ended Sunday at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy, Utah.
    Brown fired a 2-under-par 69 in Thursday’s first round and followed that with a 1-over 70 in Friday’s second round. His two rounds featured one eagle, seven birdies, 22 pars and six bogeys.

  • Regular season comes to a close

    The Shelbyville PGA Junior League wrapped up its regular season this past weekend with a pair of events.
    On Friday at Weissinger Hills, Shelbyville Country Club defeated Weissinger Hills No. 2 8.5 flags to 3.5 while Weissinger No. 1 edged Clear Creek Golf Center 7-5 in the head-to-head matches.
    Then on Saturday at Shelbyville Country Club, the host team capped off its unbeaten regular season with a 7-5 victory over Weissinger Hills No. 1 while Clear Creek and Weissinger No. 2 tied at 4.5 apiece.

  • New coach SCHS girls’ coach will...

    Shelby County High School will announce its new girls’ basketball coach at 5 p.m. today.
    The new coach will replace Mike Sowers, who resigned last week to take an assistant principal position at Western Hills High School.
    The Rockets, who went 18-10 last season, should be one of the top teams in the 8th Region this coming winter.

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