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Today's Sports

  • Thomas misses U.S. Girls’ Junior...

    Shelbyville’s Madison Thomas missed the cut by one shot in the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship in Flagstaff, Ariz.

    Thomas, a rising senior at Shelby County High School, carded a two-round total of 7-over-par 151 (76-75) Monday and Tuesday on the Meadow Course at Forest Highlands Golf Club. The top 64 golfers qualified for the match play round of the tournament, which began Wednesday.

    Angel Yin of Arcadia, Calif. led after the first two rounds with a 13-under 131 (66-65) and was the top seed in tourney play.

     

  • Shelby girls help win World...

    Four Shelby County girls played on a softball team that won a World Series last weekend.

    Hannah Webb, Allyson Long, Elizabeth Ivers and Carson Murray helped the Louisville Stunners 2000, a 13 & under team, to the USSSA East Region World Series title in Maumee, Ohio.

  • Post 37 caps off ‘best’ regular...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team closed out its “best” regular season with three more consecutive victories – running its winning streak to 12 in a row.
    Post 37 beat host Metcalfe County, 7-2, last Thursday – avenging its lone loss – then topped visiting Evansville (Ind.) 8-5 Saturday and Floyds Knobs (Ind.), 10-2, Sunday at Clear Creek Park to finish its regular season with a 25-1 record.

  • Lexington knocks Shelby 13'...

    The Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team won its first two games of the East Kentucky State Tournament, but lost its next two to be knocked out of the tourney.   

  • Shelby 10's rally, but can’...

    The Shelby County 10-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team lost its second game of the East Kentucky State Tournament, but rebounded with back-to-back victories before it was eliminated.

    After losing to South Lexington last Wednesday, Shelby bounced back by beating Boone County 9-0 Thursday and Johnson County 8-5 Saturday morning before Northern eliminated it 11-1 Saturday night at Veterans Park in Lexington.

     

    Shelby County 9, Boone County 0

  • South Lexington drops Shelby 11...

    The Shelby County 11-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team lost its first game of the East Kentucky Major 60 State Tournament on Monday.

    South Lexington topped Shelby 19-2 in four innings at Easy Walker Park in Mount Sterling.

    South Lexington pounded out 19 hits – including four home runs - and plated six runs in the first inning, four in the second and nine in the fourth to end the game early while a pair of pitchers held Shelby County to three hits.

  • Thomas shoots 7-over in 1st 2...

    Shelbyville’s Madison Thomas shot a 7-over-par 151 in the first two rounds of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship golf tournament in Flagstaff, Ariz.

  • Shelby 15's go 2-2 at East...

    The Shelby County 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team bounced back from its opening-game loss in the East Kentucky State Tournament with a pair of victories before it was eliminated.

    Shelby, which lost its first game of the tourney to host Somerset/Pulaski last Tuesday, rebounded with a 5-0 victory over Adair County on Thursday, then a 12-2 mauling of Magoffin County on Saturday at Southwestern High School in Somerset. However South Lexington ended Shelby County’s run with a 15-4 victory Saturday night in the double-elimination tournament.

     

  • Baseball squad honors teammate...

    This spring and summer, one team in the Shelby County Parks & Recreation’s youth baseball system had its teammate’s back, literally.

    The Cardinals of the Parks & Rec’s 8-year-old and under Instructional League showed their support for teammate Blake Hundley, who is battling brain cancer, by sporting the hashtag #TEAMBLAKE on the backs of their jerseys.

    While Hundley took on the deadly disease, his teammates not only had Hundley on their backs, they also had him in their hearts and thoughts.

  • 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.”