Today's Sports

  • Marshall, Stone reunite at...

    Ralphie Stone and Dez Marshall are going to be teammates again.

    Stone and Marshall, the last two 8th Region boys’ basketball players of the year, will join forces at Southwestern Illinois College in the fall.

    “It’s going to be great,” Marshall said. “I’ve been playing with Ralphie since elementary school and it’s good knowing that I’ll be able to call my brother my teammate again.”

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: SCHS loses 1, wins...

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team lost a rain-shortened match Tuesday, but bounced back by blanking Franklin County on Wednesday at Clear Creek Park.

    Visiting Bullitt East beat the Rockets 2-1 Tuesday in a match that was halted after singles play by rain. Shelby County’s lone victory came from junior Andrew Clark, who won 8-1 at No. 3 singles.

    The Rockets flogged the Flyers on Wednesday, winning four of the five matches in straight sets.


    Chris Cervantes

    This Collins graduate is a sophomore right-handed pitcher on the Eastern Kentucky University baseball team.  

    Last outing:He got a no-decision in the Colonels’ 7-5 14-inning victory at Miami (Ohio) last Wednesday in Oxford, Ohio. In 5.2 innings he gave up one unearned run on seven hits while walking one and striking out two in his best performance of the season.  

  • Rocket boys avenge earlier loss

    Little translation has been necessary on the tennis court this spring for Luke Dove and Michael Chen.

    The sport has been the perfect interpreter for the Shelby County juniors. And Dove and Chen, an exchange student from Taiwan, remained perfect in their partnership on the court with a straight sets triumph at No. 1 doubles to help the Rockets avenge an earlier loss to crosstown-rival Collins with a 4-1 triumph Friday at Clear Creek Park.

  • Rockets slip past Bearcats on...

    An unlikely ending to Thursday’s Anderson-Shelby baseball game left even loquacious Rockets Coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger speechless. Almost.

    Down to its last strike, Shelby County tallied two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Bearcats 4-3 in a key 30th District game at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    “Wow! I have no words to explain that one,” said Roettger, who did offer some moments later.

  • Panthers' win ends Titans...

    The Collins baseball team went 1-1 against two Top 20 teams in the Louisville Invitational Tournament at the end of last week.
    Defending state champion, and host, Pleasure Ridge Park topped the Titans 5-3 Thursday night before Collins bounced back with a 7-1 victory over Lafayette on Saturday.

  • Titans hammer Spencer

    The Collins softball team ended last week with three victories in four games.
    The Titans topped visiting Spencer County 17-6 in six innings in a 30th District game Thursday before going 2-1 in the Vernon Bibb Memorial Classic at Fern Creek. Franklin County clipped Collins 6-5 Friday night at Fern Creek before the Titans topped the host Tigers, 7-5, and Sacred Heart Academy, 10-7, Saturday.

  • GIRLS’ LACROSSE: Titans win own...

    The Collins girls’ lacrosse team won its first-ever invitational Saturday.
    The host Titans defeated Atherton, Woodford County and Elizabethtown in round-robin play, then defeated the Yellow Jackets in the “Titan Challenge” – a round of 4-on-4 play – to win the tournament of the same name.
    “Our first trophy win for the school!” Coach David Boone said.

  • Rockets hammer Grant, Henry...

    The Shelby County baseball team picked up a pair of 8th Region victories at home this week.

    The Rockets routed Grant County 9-0 Tuesday before beating Henry County 10-5 Wednesday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    The latter was the Rockets’ seventh victory in their past eight games.


    Shelby County 9, Grant County 0

  • Titans hold off pesky Bulldogs

    The Collins baseball team won its seventh straight game, edging visiting Fairdale 3-2 Wednesday.

    The Titans (16-2), who are No. 14 in the state coaches poll and No. 15 in the Kentucky Prep Top 25, got a solid start from senior Mason Jeffries and made the most of their five hits to beat the Bulldogs.

    Fairdale (7-11), which came in riding a 4-game win streak, struck first, scoring one run in the top of the fourth frame.

    Collins countered, though, with three runs in the bottom of the inning