Today's News

  • Bringing the Payne

     The Collins baseball team finished its last regular season home game Monday in style, defeating Marion County 13-3 in a 5-inning run-rule shortened game.

    After the Knights opened the game with an RBI in the top of the first inning, it was all Collins after that.

    The Titans scored five runs in the bottom of the first, with three coming off a towering Evan Payne homer over the left field wall. Michael Hill and Brandon Ethington picked up RBIs before the homerun and the Titans jumped out to a 5-1 lead.

  • Rockets 0-2 in 30th District doubleheader

     Due to the weather expected Thursday, the Shelby County Rockets and Spencer County Bears played two on Wednesday.

    The two games served as 30th District Tournament seeding games and the Rockets had a costly two losses.

    Shelby County would fall to the Bears 8-1 in game one and 4-1 in game two.


    Spencer County 8,

    Shelby County 1

    After both teams went scoreless in the first three innings, the Bears struck first with three runs in the top of the fourth highlighted by an RBI double from Jackson Cole.

  • Rockets fall to Anderson 3-1

     The Shelby County softball team Wednesday dropped its third consecutive game, a 3-1 loss at home to 30th District rival Anderson Count.

    Despite the loss, head coach of the Rockets, Shauna Gramig was pleased with the improvement and effort the Rockets have shown in recent games. But she said they need to put an emphasis on making the most of their at bats, leaving 5 runners stranded against the Bearcats.

    “Very, very happy with how the girls played,” she said. “We need to start executing when we have runners on base.”

  • Titans shutout Bears

     The Collins softball team rebounded from a loss to Manual with a 5-0 victory over 8th Region and 30th District foe Spencer County.

    The Titans came out quick, with Allyson Long’s RBI sac fly scoring Kennedy Clark in the first.

    Collins would add three more runs in the second on a solo homer from Haylee Renfro and a two-run dinger from Clark, pushing the lead to 4-0.

    The Titans tacked on a final run in the fifth after pitcher Ella Staples gave herself an extra insurance run with an RBI double.

  • Don’t simply seek easy news

    By Dave Charlton

    Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, “go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.”


    – Luke 14:21


    This is not the column I had prepared for today’s edition of The Sentinel-News.

  • Church News - May 10, 2019

    Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.


    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

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  • VAN STOCKUM: Close calls during World War II, Part 8: The last day afloat –USS Wasp

    A Japanese Submariner’s Dream

    On September 15, 1942, while patrolling south of the Solomon Islands during the Guadalcanal campaign, I-19, a Japanese submarine, sighted and attacked the American aircraft carrier USS Wasp, which was part of a task force transporting the 7th Marine Regiment to Guadalcanal.

  • Collins takes game one

     In a rescheduled Hometown Showdown Monday, the Titans held serve at home with a 3-2 win over the visiting Rockets.

    The two baseball teams had been scheduled to play their home-and-away 30th District seeding games Friday and Saturday, but weather forced the action to this week.

    The delay, however, didn’t hurt the product on the field.

    Collins used some timely hitting and a dominating performance from pitcher Evan Payne to secure the win.

  • Collins, Shelby fishing for a title

     The Titans and Rockets reeled in region tournament performances worthy of a trip to this weekend’s state tournament.

    Collins Caleb Barnes and Jack Swindler teamed up for a 7th place finish and Evan Fields and Ian Nation placed 34th last week to earn a trip to Kentucky Dam Marina and the state tournament. It’s the first time Collins has had two boats qualify.