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Today's Sports

  • SC, Collins swimmers qualify for...

    Both the Shelby County and Collins swim teams will send athletes to the State Meet for the second consecutive season.

    The Rockets and Titans each competed well at the 6th Region swim meet held at Woodford County High School in Versailles.

    “The teams swam awesome,” coach Tom Coons said. “We had sixty-nine personal best times in sevnty-seven swims. I am very pleased with everyone’s performances.”

  • Collins drops back-to-back games

    The Collins High School boys’ basketball team entered the weekend with tough sledding ahead of them in matchups against both St. Xavier and DeSales.

    In Saturday’s matchup against St. X (16-10) the brutal 10-game stretch of away games finally came to an end, with a home matchup against the Tigers.

    But the friendly confines weren’t enough to push the Titans (19-9) to a victory in its first game back since Jan. 9, falling by a narrow margin of 48-45 to the Tigers.

  • Rockets snap streak against...

    Although it was not as lopsided as the previous matchup between the two teams, the Shelby County boys’ basketball team did enough to top Henry County 55-50 on Friday night.

    The win snaps a nine-game losing streak for the Rockets, and could be key for the team’s confidence moving forward into the postseason.

  • Collins rolls East Jessamine

    In Friday’s matchup with East Jessamine, the Collins girls’ basketball team was able to both get its bench players some in-game situations and work one of its starters back in after a three-game injury rest.

    The Titans (17-11) had no problem outscoring the Jaguars (1-23) on the way to a 61-29 home win on Friday night.

  • Shelby drops OT game to Trimble

    Defending Trimble County’s methodical offense was an exercise in patience for the Shelby County girls’ basketball team on Wednesday night, as the Rockets fell 43-41 in overtime.

    Up 41-40 with less than a minute left in OT, Raiders’ center Shelbe Black made a backdoor cut into the paint and sank an easy layup to hand visiting Trimble (19-4) the tight one-point lead.

  • Spencer outruns Shelby in...

    For the first three quarters of action, Tuesday night’s matchup between Shelby County boys’ basketball and Spencer County was tight. But by the time the fourth quarter rolled around, the Bears had found a way to break the Rockets’ press and hand Shelby the 72-57 loss.

    Spencer (17-7, 2-1 district) jumped out to a hot start from the field against SCHS (5-20, 0-5) and pulled out to 12-point lead over the Rockets.

  • Lots of questions remain for...

    With the regular season wrapping up and the 30th District Tournament rapidly approaching, both the boys’ and girls’ teams from Collins and Shelby County high schools will be looking to push through the opening rounds of district and advance to region play.

    In the realm of girls’ hoops, both teams have had up-and-down seasons, sometimes due to unfortunate scheduling.

    The Shelby team led by point guard Zephy Gray and center Amie Conley has been a success, as the Rockets have found their footing late in the season.

  • Federle sinks CAL on buzzer-...

    With 4.5 seconds left in regulation and down 66-65 against Christian Academy-Louisville, the Collins girls’ basketball team needed to drive the entire length of the floor and score.

    Titans’ freshman point guard Olivia Federle was more than happy to oblige.

    Federle collected the inbound pass from underneath the Collins (16-11) basket, and raced coast-to-coast, weaving her way through four Centurion players. CAL, which did not have a foul to give without putting Federle on the free throw line for the win, could only watch.

  • Iceman returns to coach SCHS...

    With girls’ golf coach Melissa Young moving on following the conclusion of the 2016 season, Shelby County High School is turning to a familiar face to lead the team in the fall.

    Candice Wiley Iceman should be someone Rocket fans immediately recognize. Iceman began playing varsity golf for Shelby County at the age of 13, and played until her graduation from SCHS in 2009.

    Shelby County athletic director Charlotte Marshall reached out to the coach at the end of last year, asking if Iceman had interest in the position.

  • Cochran stands tall inside and...

    While normally reserved for baseball players, the term five-tool player seems to fit Collins’ forward Charlie Cochran’s game to a tee.

    With no holes in his game, Cochran is as comfortable driving the lane as he is spotting up for a three and dropping down to guard the perimeter or going high to swat a shot.

    Cochran, a senior leader for the Titans, has a style that could be hard to comprehend for those who prefer to pour advanced analytics rather than watching games in real time.