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Today's Sports

  • Bohannon grabs mini-tour win

    Shelbyville native and professional golfer Derrick Bohannon birdied the final hole to win his 25th GOLFslinger.com Tour event Monday in Jupiter, Fla.
    Bohannon carded six birdies and two bogeys on his way to a 4-under-par 68 – one shot ahead of four others - at Jupiter Country Club on his way to victory in the Tour’s first event after its summer break. It was Bohannon’s first victory on the mini tour since last August.

  • Shelby County takes district...

    The Shelby County Cal Ripken 10-year-old all-star baseball team won the decisive third game Wednesday night to capture the District 2 Tournament title in Georgetown.
    Shelby County won the first game Tuesday night, 15-9, before host Scott County captured the second game, 15-5, to send the tourney to a winner-take-championship, which Shelby County won 12-8 at Suffoletta Park.
    Shelby advances to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 14 in Lexington.

    Shelby County 15, Scott County 9

  • Slaughter going Greek

    A.J. Slaughter’s hoops dream will take him to Greece later this summer.
    The former Shelby County High School star and Western Kentucky University standout has signed to play his fifth season of professional basketball with Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek A1 league, it was announced last week.
    “I’m most definitely excited about the opportunity,” Slaughter said Wednesday. “If I play well there, there’s not much further I can go than the NBA.”

  • Scott County sweeps Shelby out...

    The Shelby County 12-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team was swept by Scott County in a pair of games in the District 2 Tournament on Tuesday night.
    Scott won the first, 10-3, before blanking Shelby 9-0 in the second game at Suffoletta Park in Georgetown.

    Scott County 10, Shelby County 3

  • SCHS volleyball coach resigns,...

    Felicia Pace, the long-time Shelby County volleyball coach, has resigned to become an assistant coach at Georgetown College.
    Pace’s daughter, Kyndle, a recent SCHS graduate, signed to play for the Tigers in the spring.
    “It has been a long-time goal for myself to coach on a collegiate level when the right opportunity presented itself,” Pace said. “I want to use this experience at GC as an assistant coach to see if pursuing a head position is something I want to embark upon.”

  • Post 37 takes Paducah title for...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team did something last weekend that its never done in the 35-some-odd years that Jim Wiley has been at the helm.

    It won the Polk Brooks Tournament in Paducah.  

    Shelbyville went 5-0, outscoring its opponents by 36 runs in the process, on its way to the tournament title.

  • Scott sweeps Shelby for district...

    Scott County swept host Shelby County in a pair of District 2 Cal Ripken all-star baseball tournament games Monday night.

    Scott topped Shelby, 9-3, in the first game and 6-3 in the second to win the two-team district tourney at Clear Creek Park. Both teams advance to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 21 at Mount Sterling.

     

    Scott County 9, Shelby County 3

  • SCC team remains perfect

    Shelbyville Country Club remained perfect while the Weissinger Hills Golf Course teams tied in the PGA Junior League’s fourth event of the season Saturday at Clear Creek Golf Center.

    Shelbyville CC topped Clear Creek 6.5 flags to 2.5 while Weissinger Hills No. 1 and Weissinger Hills No. 2 tied 6 flags apiece in the head-to-head matches.

  • Scott County takes title

    The Scott County 9-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team beat host Shelby County in two games Monday night to capture the District 2 Tournament.

    Scott beat Shelby 14-10 in the first game, then 6-4 in the second game at Clear Creek Park. Both teams advance to the State Tournament, which will begin the week of July 21 at Mount Sterling.

     

    Scott County 14, Shelby County 10

    Shelby led 7-1 after the first inning, 9-3 after the second and 10-4 after the third, but couldn’t hold off Scott County’s comeback.

  • Creque getting his kicks

    Recently Blanton Creque was sitting at home when his cell phone rang.

    “Is this Blanton Creque?” the voice on the other end asked.

    “Yes,” the rising Collins senior said.

    “This is Bobby Petrino,” the caller said.

    Unexpected calls from major Division I college football coaches aren’t the norm for Creque, but they aren’t out of the ordinary either.