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Today's Sports

  • Shelby girls golf is sixth at...

    They’re not quite at the top of the leader board, but they aren’t far off either.

    The Shelby County High School girls’ golf team jumped back into invitational action Thursday with a sixth place finish in the Gene Hilen Invitational at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.

    The team score of 347 left them well behind winner Elizabethtown at 290. E-town

    Was followed by Scott County at 316 followed by Sacred Heart with a 318. Mason County wrapped up fourth place with a 338 and Notre Dame had a 346.

  • Collins beat Shelby 2-0 in soccer

    The Collins High School boys’ soccer team found the goal and not the post just enough as the Titans beat Shelby County 2-0 in a district seeding game Thursday.

    The Titans punched in a goal in each half after seeing several shots carom off the goal posts including one stretch in the second half when they hit both side posts and top bar of the goal.

  • Grayson brings option attack to...

    Shelby County High ‘s football team just had to take a quick look in the mirror this week to prepare to host Grayson County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Cougars are a near carbon copy of the Rockets in size and in the triple-option offense they ring to town.

    “They really do mirror what we do on offense,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “It looks like they have very good backs who run the ball hard.”

  • Titans headed to Bullitt East

    It will be an about face for the Collins High School football team’s defense this week as the Titans head to Bullitt East for a 7:30 p.m. game Friday.

    While Collins shut out and shut down the potent Montgomery County passing attack in their opening game 7-0 win, they will face a Bullitt East offense that relies on its traditional, ground-and-pound running game.

  • Boys golf teams battle in tough...

    Facing the toughest region in the state, the Shelby County and Collins high school golf teams made the best of their regional meet Monday at Midland Trail Golf Course.

    Collins took 11th place with a team score of 329 while Shelby County was 14th with a team score of 371,

    St. X took the team title with 283 points ahead of second place Ballard with 297 points. Both teams will advance to the state meet. The Tigers also boasted the individual champion in Billy Basham who fired a four-under-par 68 to take the regional crown.

  • Iceman wins assistant pro title

    The weather was cool but Daniel Iceman was hot.

    Iceman, the assistant pro at Weissinger Hills Golf Course, won the National Car Rental Kentucky State Assistant Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club.

    Iceman fired a 70-69-139 over the two-day tournament to defeat Justice Grover of High Performance Golf Academy in Lexington who shot a 142 and Logan Watts of the Louisville Country Club at 143.

    “I played pretty well,” Iceman said. “I hit the ball extremely well, and my putter was on fire. I hit a lot of putts both days.”

  • Shelby rallies to beat Garrard...

    Entering the game with a lot of question marks, the Shelby County High School football team came out with a lot of answers Friday.

    Listed as a two-touchdown underdog by some, the Rockets went down to the wire at Garrard County in the Hall of Fame Bowl and came out with a tough, hard fought 31-30 road win to open the season.

    “It went right down to the wire for sure,” Shelby County senior Michael Perry said. “It was a good game for us. A lot of our younger guys played really well tonight.”

  • Big play keys Titans past...

    On a night when it seemed nothing would fall their way the Collins High School football team got the one play they needed at the right time to edge host Montgomery County 7-0 in the Recreation Bowl Saturday.

    After the Titans saw several chances to score go awry in their season opener, sophomore quarterback J.R. Lucas found receiver Dalton Maggard streaking past the Montgomery County defense all alone with a perfectly thrown pass that Maggard hauled in never breaking stride for a 68-yard touchdown pass.

  • Collins will take on Montgomery...

    Two teams looking to get back to their normal winning ways in football will square off in the 68th Recreation Bowl in Mt. Sterling at 8 p.m. Saturday.

    Collins High School, 4-7 last year and Montgomery County, 2-8, will play in the second game of the state’s oldest bowl game immediately after Class 1A powers Paris and Frankfort play in a 6 p.m. kickoff.

    Like Collins, Montgomery County is looking to bounce back in a big way this season.

  • Shelby to face off with Garrard

    In what they hope will be the start of a banner season in 4A, the Shelby County High School football season is jumping right into the fray facing off with one of the states’ top 3A programs at Garrard County in the Hall of Fame Bowl at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    “They are a good football team,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “They were good last year and have a lot of guys back.”