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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • Shelbyville runs win streak to 9...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team ran its winning streak to nine in a row with victories on Tuesday and Wednesday.
    Post 37 topped Madison (Ind.) 8-2 Tuesday night, then downed Danville 13-3 Wednesday in a pair of games at Clear Creek Park to improve to 22-1 on the season.

    Shelbyville 8, Madison (Ind.) 2
    Four pitchers - Paul Miller, David Decker, Will McDonald and Lance Shelton - combined to limit Post 9 to eight hits while Buddy Johnson’s five RBIs led Post 37 to victory.

  • 13-year-old all-stars win 1st...

    The Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team won its opening game in the East Kentucky State Tournament on Tuesday night. 

  • 15-year-old all-stars fall in...
  • 10-year-old all-stars lose 2nd...

    The Shelby County 10-year-old Cal Ripken all-star baseball team dropped its second game, after winning its first in lopsided fashion, in the East Kentucky State Tournament. 

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  • Post 37 rolls to three more...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team just keeps rolling.
    Post 37 won a trio of games over the weekend, bringing its current win streak to seven games. Shelbyville swept Paducah in a doubleheader – 3-2 and 10-1 –  Saturday at the University of Kentucky, then flogged visiting Florence 15-0 in five innings Sunday at Clear Creek Park.
    “We had a good weekend,” Shelbyville Manager Jim Wiley said. “It’s hard to complain when you score that many runs.”

    Shelbyville 3, Paducah 2