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Today's Sports

  • Holmes drops Collins in opener

    The Collins High School girls’ basketball team got off to a rough start in its 2016 campaign with a 69-42 loss to very talented Holmes on Tuesday night.

    The Titans (0-1) suffered numerous turnovers and a cold shooting night en route to its first defeat of the year. Collins committed 29 giveaways in the loss, compared to just nine turnovers by the Bulldogs (1-0).

  • Shelby drops opener to Mercer

    The Shelby County High School boys’ basketball team could not overcome a rough first quarter in which the Rockets scored just nine points en route to a 78-59 loss to Mercer County at home on Monday.

    SCHS (0-1) outscored the Titans (1-0) in both the second and third quarters, but the 26-9 deficit after the first was just too much to overcome.

  • Collins set to take on familiar...

    The Collins boys’ basketball team will take the floor for the first time this season on Friday when Bullitt East visits the school, but the Titans are likely to be familiar with the Chargers.

    The Chargers’ new head coach, Jason Couch, was coach of Shelby County High School for four seasons from 2012-15, so both squads should have a good idea of what to expect in the opener.

  • Cats, Cards live up to hype

    The matchup between the universities of Kentucky and Louisville was one of the most exciting and unexpected games I have witnessed all season at any level of football, and I had absolutely no dog in the fight.

    Over the weekend, myself and roughly 50 strangers sat huddled in the lobby of a Chicago hotel, keeping an eye on the multiple television screens showing Saturday’s Michigan-Ohio State game.

  • Shelby, Collins players tabbed...

    What have been solid seasons for both Shelby County and Collins high schools in football has culminated in the two schools sending a combined four players to the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game.

    For Shelby County, center Hayden Tedford, running back Brandon Davis, and kicker Josh Edwards were named to the Louisville-area team on Nov. 14.

    Tedford came into the season as the only returning starter on the offensive line from a year ago, and helped the Rockets pave the way offensively this season.

  • Petty named to all-area team

    Following a season in which she put together one solid performance after another, Collins High School cross country runner Madeline Petty has been named to the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Area 4 team.

    “I’m really proud of myself for getting back to that level from last year,” Petty said. “[Cross-country] is a big part of my life, so I’ve put in a lot of work for it.”

  • Ready to tip in the Bluegrass

    Now that the fall sports season has concluded, the colder months are here – and by extension, so are both Collins and Shelby County’s basketball seasons.

    During my time in college, I was one of two beat writers for the men’s basketball team, but the sports culture here in the state of Kentucky is a whole different animal than it was in the Peach State.

  • John Hardin runs by Rockets, 52-...

    As good as the Shelby County High School football team was in the first half, John Hardin was even better in the latter half as the Bulldogs defeated the Rockets, 52-31.

    John Hardin rolled up 583 yards of total offense, including 395 rushing yards, to end Shelby’s season.

    The first quarter was a tightly contested battle that saw both teams punch and counterpunch one another in turns.

  • Collins, Shelby fare well in...

    Both Shelby County and Collins swim teams kicked off the season by hosting The Autumn Classic at the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park on Saturday.

    On the boys’ side, Collins took second-place with 451 points, finishing 36 shy of first-place South Oldham.

    Titan swimmer Robert Sproul contributed 42 of those points with a pair of runner-up finishes in both the 50 and 100-yard freestyle races.

  • Rockets drill Bullitt Central in...

    The Shelby County High School boys’ basketball team unofficially kicked off the season with a 69-45 victory over Bullitt Central in a scrimmage at SCHS on Thursday night.

    SCHS started off slowly on offense, scoring just nine points in the first quarter, but picked up the scoring with at least 18 points in each of the final three quarters of play.

    Newly minted head coach Ken Cates was happy with the team’s effort during the exhibition game.