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Today's Sports

  • Rockets grab win with 1 hit

    The Shelby County baseball team made the most of its lone hit, and rode another quality start from Dillon Boone, Tuesday night.

    The Rockets beat Mercer County 2-0 on their Senior Night at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. The Titans (21-7), who were state runners-up in two of the last three years, came in ranked seventh in the state coaches Top 25.

  • SOFTBALL: Shelby County routs...

    The Shelby County softball team slammed host Spencer County 14-1 Tuesday in Taylorsville.

    The Rockets (11-16) rolled up three runs in the first inning, five in the second and six in the seventh as they won for the third time in their last four games.

    Seventh-grader Allyson Long went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs to lead Shelby County’s offense. Sophomores Sydney Wright and Savannah Smeaton and seventh-grader Elisabeth Ivers each added two hits for the Rockets, who totaled 12. Smeaton had two doubles and two RBIs, while Wright scored two runs.

  • 2 Titans, 1 Rocket sign

    A pair of senior student-athletes from Collins and one from Shelby County recently signed to continue their playing careers in college.

    For the Titans, Mason Jeffries inked to play baseball for the University of the Cumberlands last Friday and Austin Lanham signed to play soccer for Spalding University on Monday. Meanwhile Rocket Kyndle Pace signed to play volleyball for Georgetown College on Monday.  

  • Shelby County college athlete...

    Logan Bailey

    This Collins graduate is a freshman outfielder for the Embry-Riddle baseball team.  

    Last game:He was a pinch-runner for the Eagles in their 10-2 victory over Southern Polytechnic State on Wednesday in a NAIA Tournament game in the Daytona Beach Bracket (Southern Poly ended Embry-Riddle’s season with an 8-0 victory Thursday).

    For the season:Bailey scored 17 runs and stole four bases, primarily as a pinch-runner, and appeared in 41 games for the Eagles, who finished their season 40-21.  

  • Titans' doubles duo is...

    On the tennis court Derek Stivers and Cy Dutton aren’t very much alike.

    “We’re complete opposites,” Stivers said last week.

    Those dissimilarities, however, have made the Collins senior and junior doubles trouble.

  • Collins vs. Shelby will be a...

     

    The Collins and Shelby County football teams will compete in the same district beginning in the fall of 2015.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control approved Shelby County’s drop from Class 5A to Class 4A in finalizing football alignments for the 2015-18 seasons Tuesday.

    That differs from last month’s previously proposed draft alignment that had Shelby County, which has played in 5A for the past three seasons, remaining in that class. 

  • Moore tosses back-to-back no...

    Kipp Moore made it two no-nos in a row.

    The Shelby County senior threw his second straight no-hitter – and narrowly missed two consecutive perfect games – as the Rockets routed Owen County 13-0 in five innings last Thursday in Owenton.

    Just six days after throwing a perfect game in Shelby County’s 10-0 five-inning triumph over Newport Central Catholic, Moore struck out eight, induced three groundouts and four flyouts, but hit two batters – the only thing that kept him from perfection – as 38 of his 56 pitches went for strikes. 

  • Titans make it 8 straight

    The Collins baseball team keeps rolling.

    The Titans won their seventh and eighth consecutive games last Thursday and Monday.

    Collins topped visiting Male 4-1 Thursday in a battle of Top 20 teams, before hammering Henry County 21-2 in five innings Monday on Senior Night.

     

    Collins 4, Male 1 

    Seniors Dre Farris and Zac Wiley led the Titans, who are No. 4 in the Kentucky Prep Report Top 25 and No. 5 in the state coaches poll, over the Bulldogs, who are rated No. 19 and No. 9 in those respective polls.

  • Softball: SCHS wins 2, loses 1;...

    The Shelby County softball team bounced back from its loss to crosstown-rival Collins with victories in two of its last three games.

    The Rockets slammed visiting South Oldham 12-2 in five innings Thursday before falling 3-2 at Owen County on Friday. Shelby County rebounded, though, with a 1-0 shutout at Trimble County on Monday to reach the 10-win plateau.

    Against the Dragons (0-16), the Rockets pounded out 14 hits and sophomore Sydney Wright allowed only three on the mound at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. 

  • Cloyd's clout lifts Titans...

    Sydney Cloyd saved Senior Night.

    Cloyd, one of two seniors on the Collins softball team, hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel the Titans to a 6-5 triumph over crosstown-rival Shelby County on Tuesday night, their Senior Night.

    “I would’ve cried [if we would’ve lost], I would’ve been pretty upset,” Cloyd said.

    Instead, she and fellow senior, Lindsey Ketcham, were all smiles after Collins’ fifth consecutive victory, when they were honored.