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Today's Sports

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: SCHS, CHS win...

    The Shelby County boys’ tennis team swept a pair of opponents earlier this week. The Rockets routed host Spencer County 5-0 Tuesday in Taylorsville, then clobbered visiting Carroll County 5-0 Wednesday at Clear Creek Park.

    Against the Bears all of the Rockets’ victories came in straight sets, except at No. 1 singles, where junior Jimmy Welman won 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-8). At No. 2 singles junior Andrew Clark triumphed 6-1, 6-0, while sophomore Gerardo Hernandez was victorious 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.

  • Girls' lax tourney Saturday

    The Collins girls’ lacrosse team will host the 2014 Titan Challenge Invitational on Saturday.

    The six-team event will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude with the 4 p.m. finals.

    The host Titans take on Atherton’s Rebelhawks at 9 a.m. before playing Elizabethtown at 11:30 a.m. Each match will feature a 22-minute running clock with a 5-minute halftime.

    The three other participating teams are North Oldham, Male and Bryan Station.

  • Wiley mows down Rockets with a...

    In the middle innings of Thursday night’s crosstown showdown between the Collins and Shelby County baseball teams, one of Zac Wiley’s teammates broke one of the biggest unwritten rules in all of baseball – he mentioned the fact that the Titans’ senior was throwing a no-hitter.

    In a sport saturated with superstitions that’s a no-no.

    For Wiley, though, it was no big deal.

  • Shelby residents complete Boston...

    Two Shelby County women completed the Boston Marathon a year after the prestigious race was marred by bombings.

    Amy Kendall of Shelbyville and Rhonda Braden of Fisherville completed the 26.2-mile course Monday in New England.

    Kendall covered the course in 3 hours, 35 minutes and 35 seconds to finish 11,006th overall, 2,939th in her gender and 2,113rd in her division. Kendall also finished the race last year before the bombings near the finish line.

  • BASEBALL: Collins blanks...

    The Collins baseball team extended its win streak to six games and its streak of holding opponents scoreless to 27 consecutive innings, as the Titans topped host Woodford County 12-0 in five innings Saturday and host Spencer County 9-0 Monday.

    Against the Yellow Jackets (2-12) in Versailles, senior Mason Jeffries tossed a three-hit shutout. Jeffries struck out one and recorded 39 strikes in his 51 pitches.

  • Wiley no-hits Rockets

    Collins senior Zac Wiley did more than shutout the Shelby County baseball team Thursday evening, he no-hit the Rockets.

    The right-hander’s “no-no” gave the Titans a 3-0 triumph over visiting Shelby County.

    The Bellarmine University-signee walked two and struck out five in an 80-pitch gem.

    “He was outstanding,” Collins Coach Roy Bailey said.

    The Titans (12-2), No. 14 in the state coaches poll and No. 15 in the Kentucky Prep Top 25, won for the eighth time in their last nine games.

  • Titans, Rockets get new district...

    The Collins and Shelby County football teams will have some new district foes beginning in 2015. And in the Rockets’ case, they will all be new.

    That is according to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s draft realignment for the 2015-18 seasons, which was released Tuesday afternoon.

  • Bearcats blank Titans

    The Collins softball team held Anderson County, the highest-scoring team in the 8th Region, below its season scoring average Wednesday evening.

    Unfortunately for the Titans, the second-highest scoring team in the region, the host Bearcats did the same as Anderson County blanked Collins 5-0 in a rematch of last year’s 30th District Tournament final in Lawrenceburg.

  • BOYS’ TENNIS: CHS goes to 9-0;...

    The Collins boys’ tennis team improved to 9-0 Tuesday with a 3-2 victory over host Franklin County in Frankfort.

    The Titans’ triumphs came at Nos. 1 and 2 singles and at No. 1 doubles. At No. 1 singles senior Luke Noel won 6-3, 6-1, while eighth-grader Jared Baltzell was victorious 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2. At No. 1 doubles senior Derek Stivers and junior Cy Dutton won 6-2, 6-1.

    Collins, which hosted North Bullitt on Thursday, plays at Bullitt East on Monday before hosting Anderson County on Tuesday.

  • Slaughter gets drafted

    Antonita Slaughter became the first Shelby Countian to be drafted by the WNBA on Monday night.
    Slaughter, a 6-foot-1 guard and Christian Academy of Louisville graduate who recently completed her playing career at the University of Louisville, was drafted 35th overall (11th in the third, and final, round) by the Los Angeles Sparks.
    “IM STILL CRYING!!!!!! DREAMS DO COME TRUE!!!” Slaughter tweeted that night.