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  • Christ kept his wounds and so can we

    By Jerry Cappel

    Most of us want to look our best, put our best foot forward and never let them see us sweat.

    We hide our advancing waistlines and receding hairlines, and present happy faces on our Facebook storylines.  But there is an interesting story in the Gospel of John that invites us to see this differently.

  • Titans 1-1 at LIT

     The Collins High School baseball team showed some muscle in 16-15 win over Scott County but came up just short in another close contest, a 4-2 loss to Rowan County, in a doubleheader Saturday at PRP as a part the Louisville Invitational Tournament.

     

     

    Collins 16,
    Scott County 15

    Michael Hill’s two home runs stole the show in what turned into an offensive exhibition Saturday.

    Hill’s first dinger, a three-run shot in the first inning highlighted a huge start for the Titans.

  • Collins, Dugle K Western Hills

     

     

    The Shelby County baseball team moved over .500 over Saturday with a 4-1 win at Western Hills.

    Caleb Collins paced Shelby from the mound, allowing just one hit while striking out nine in four dominating innings of work.

    Shelby struck first in the top of the third inning when Collins helped his own cause with an RBI triple to right field scoring Shamel Mooney.

    Western Hills then committed three errors in the inning, allowing Kaden Dugle, Austin Griffin and Jordan Lyons to score, and staking the Rockets a 4-0 lead.

  • Rockets notch win number 2

     The Shelby County softball team picked up its second win of the season, a 6-3 victory at Grant County 6-3 Monday.

    The Rockets out hit the Braves 12-6, and got a dominating performance on the mound from senior Jessica Edington, who finished with eight strikeouts in a complete game win.

    Kat Taylor got the Rockets on the board first, taking advantage of an error from the Grant County catcher to score in the first inning.

    Shelby County added a second run on a Claire Chambers RBI fielder’s choice to score Jasmine Brown.

  • Woodford upends Titans on senior night

     Senior night is the culmination of a hard work and preparation, and Collins head lacrosse coach Caleb Elliot made sure his seniors knew that, even if meant it was just one year with the high school’s team.

  • Cornerstone picks up win number 4

     The Cornerstone baseball team notched it’s fourth win of the season after defeating Lakeside Christian Academy by a score of 12-2. The Bulldogs smacked 13 hits against the Falcons while getting stellar performances on the mound from Brandon Lopesilvero and Zach Holloway. The duo combined for a two-hitter while striking out 6.

    The Bulldogs fell behind early, as Lakeside tacked on two runs in the top of the 1st inning off a two-run double from Tucker Ellis. The Bulldogs rallied in the bottom of the 2nd inning scoring 7 runs to go ahead 7-2.

  • Running Titans compete at Brother Borgia event

     On Saturday, the Collins Running Titans travled to St. Xavier High School to compete in the annual Brother Borgia/ Coach Frank Cooper invitational. 12 of the 22 Titans that participated met or surpassed their personal records.

  • Datebook - May 1, 2019

    This Week

     

    Bagdad Ruritan

    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2.

    NAACP branch meeting

    The local NAACP branch meets at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 at the Stratton Community Center. For more information contact Janice Harris at 502-337-4509 or E-mail sisterjaniceharris@hotmail.com.

    Gold Wing Riders meeting

  • Big crowd shows for JHS event

    Women from across the county descended on Claudia Sanders Dinner House Monday for the annual Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Wellness Affair, but this year’s message was one that should resonate with everyone.

    Keynote speaker Dr. Christopher Jones is the University of Louisville Transplant Surgeon and Program Director at Jewish Hospital Transplant Center and spoke to the audience about the importance to organ donation.

  • Titans hammer Rockets, 16-4

     Collins girls’ softball team got some revenge against cross-town rival Shelby County Wednesday.

    After the Rockets scored a 3-1 win in the first tilt between the two teams, Collins answered in a big way in the second game, rolling to a 16-4 win and taking over the top spot in the 30th District at the same time.

    The Rockets got off to a quick start, scoring all four runs in the top of the first inning thanks to two-run RBI singles from Loran Trent and Jessica Brown.