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Today's Sports

  • Smeaton throws perfect game

    Savannah Smeaton wanted to be perfect and she was.

    Smeaton, a junior pitcher for the Shelby County High School softball team, fired a four-inning perfect game for the Rockets as they rolled to a 15-0 win over South Oldham.

    Throwing aside the old superstition about a pitcher not wanting to hear about a no-hitter during a game, Smeaton knew and used it for inspiration.

  • Shelby County blanks Spencer

    With the second half of their batting order carrying the day, the Shelby County High School baseball team picked up a big 6-0 district seeding win over Spencer County Tuesday.

    The Rockets got two hits each from Matt Gammon, Riley Everson and Matt Ellis in the 5-6-7 holes respectively to get by the Bears.

  • Collins falls to Anderson

    On a day when they weren’t at their best the Collins High School baseball team could not answer Anderson County a final time as the Titans fell 6-3 to the Bearcats in a district seeding game Tuesday.

    “This was a tough loss,” Collins coach Roy Bailey said. “We didn’t pitch well, we didn’t hit well, just not a good day. Give Anderson County credit in this one, they outplayed us today.”

  • Little Blue Heron has 40-foot...

    The Little Blue Heron is a 24-foot bird with a 40-foot wingspan and is about half the size of a Great Blue Heron.

    This bird is an endangered species in Kentucky and is pretty much confined to the Falls-of-the-Ohio River and in far Western Kentucky on Lake Barkley and in the Mississippi/Lower Ohio River areas.

  • Fawns helps create business app

    Joseph Fawns has already been named a captain the Lindsey Wilson College football team for next fall and if things work out he may just become a captain of industry someday.

    Fawns, a Shelbyville native and graduate of Collins High School, is part of team that has developed a smart phone app that lets friends and family members in on what type of fashion/clothes the phone’s owner prefers.

  • Shelby County announces Hall of...

    From coaching greats and state champs to a pair of Mr. Basketballs, Shelby County High School will unveil the inaugural class of its Athletic Hall of Fame in August.

    The 15-member class is a virtual who’s who of Shelby County’s proud athletic tradition and was no easy task to select.

  • Biagi moving up coaching ladder

    Marty Biagi’s climb up the collegiate football coaching ladder may have started when he was a middle school student in Shelby County.

    Biagi, a Shelbyville native and 2003 graduate of Shelby County High School, recently accepted an assistant coaching spot at the University of South Dakota. But it was in middle school that he decided coaching was going to be his future.

  • Collins tennis beats Franklin...

    It wasn’t exactly a revenge match as much as another indicator of just how much they have improved as the Collins High School girls’ tennis team beat Franklin County 4-1 Tuesday.

    Franklin County handed the Titans a 5-0 loss last year in their opening match of a season in which Collins won just five games – not sets or matches, but games.

  • Shelby softball comeback fall...

    Battling perennial region power Oldham County down to the wire the Shelby County High School softball team saw a bottom of the seventh comeback fall just short as it dropped a 14-12 contest to the Colonels Tuesday.

    “I was pleased with the way we battled back,” Shelby County coach Kelly Cable said. “We could have folded, but we didn't. I think that shows how the girls have matured from last year.”

  • Poehlein jacks two homers to...

    Shelbi Poehlein was an equal opportunity slugger Wednesday as the senior outfielder hit two home runs off two different North Oldham pitchers to lead Collins High School to a 9-2 win over the Mustangs in softball.

    “I guess I was, I didn’t think about the different pitchers until now,” Poehlein said. “We all hit the ball pretty well today, we have been working really hard on that.”