https://www.sentinelnews.com/sports/rss.xml en Perfect game leads to Shelby victory https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/perfect-game-leads-shelby-victory <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_bbsc_calebc.jpg" alt="Shelby County pitcher Caleb Collins tossed a perfect game against East Jessamine on Tuesday night, racking up eight strikeouts in the process." title="Shelby County pitcher Caleb Collins tossed a perfect game against East Jessamine on Tuesday night, racking up eight strikeouts in the process." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Pitchers all-around the country and in the world can go an entire lifetime without being able to finish a game with a no-hitter much less a perfect game, so the city of Shelbyville was in for a treat in Tuesday night&rsquo;s matchup between the Rockets and visiting East Jessamine.</p> <p> Rockets pitcher Caleb Collins was as good as one can be on the mound, tossing his first career perfect game at home while being backed up by some stellar defense in a 4-0 win over the visiting Jaguars (6-16).</p> Collins tops Eastern behind big inning https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/collins-tops-eastern-behind-big-inning <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_bbcolveast_ruble.jpg" alt="Collins pitcher Austin Ruble looks to strike out a batter in the 7-1 win over No. 25 ranked Eastern on Tuesday." title="Collins pitcher Austin Ruble looks to strike out a batter in the 7-1 win over No. 25 ranked Eastern on Tuesday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Titans baseball team needed just one inning to accumulate all seven runs on Tuesday night, handing host Eastern a 7-1 defeat handily.</p> <p> Robert Sproul, Brandon Ethington and Will Cline were each able to drive in two RBIs apiece in the opening inning of action, setting the table for the rest of the game and giving starting pitcher Austin Ruble plenty of run support.</p> <p> Ruble made the most of his safety net, tossing a complete game win while allowing six hits and one earned run. In addition, the pitcher struck out five Eagle hitters and walked three in the victory.</p> Six Shelbyville athletes named triple threat winners https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/six-shelbyville-athletes-named-triple-threat-winners <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_xcisaacwaurio_0.jpg" alt="Shelby County’s Isaac Waurio was named one of two triple threat winners for the Rockets." title="Shelby County’s Isaac Waurio was named one of two triple threat winners for the Rockets." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The KHSAA unveiled a new honor to bestow upon high school athletes from around the state with its new &lsquo;Triple Threat Award&rsquo; on May 14, given to athletes who excel at three or more different sports in the fall, winter and spring seasons.</p> <p> Between the Shelby County and Collins high schools, six athletes were named: Four athletes for the Titans were selected, and two from SCHS.</p> <p> From Collins, athletes Hannah Cleary, Henry Robbins, Mary Grace Vest and Lilly Vest were each named winners of the award.</p> Rockets extend winning streak to five https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/rockets-extend-winning-streak-five <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_sbscvcc_trent.jpg" alt="Shelby’s Loran Trent scores from third base in the team’ 4-1 win over Carroll County." title="Shelby’s Loran Trent scores from third base in the team’ 4-1 win over Carroll County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Shelby County softball continued its hot streak with a 4-1 win over visiting Carroll County Wednesday, moving to 18-12 this season.</p> <p> Three of the Rockets&rsquo; four runs came on RBIs, with Elizabeth Ivers, Haley Vermillion and Sierra Redmon helping guide Shelby to the win.</p> <p> &ldquo;It wasn&rsquo;t pretty, but it was a win,&rdquo; Rockets coach Kelly Cable said. &ldquo;We didn&rsquo;t hit it like we have been, but we were able to string some hits together and scratch out some runs.&rdquo;</p> Shelby goes on winning streak https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/shelby-goes-winning-streak <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_sbscvspc_mcguire.jpg" alt="Shelby County right fielder Delany McGuire looks to make a throw to second base in the team’s 10-3 defeat of a visiting Tates Creek team on Monday." title="Shelby County right fielder Delany McGuire looks to make a throw to second base in the team’s 10-3 defeat of a visiting Tates Creek team on Monday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Shelby County softball team capped an impressive weekend of performances with a 10-3 drubbing of visiting Tates Creek Monday night.</p> <p> Along with notching 10 hits as a team, the Rockets were able to take advantage of numerous mistakes by the Commodores, needing just four RBIs in total to pick up the win.</p> <p> Loran Trent and Anna Abarientos each logged two runs batted in in the victory.</p> Titans end skid with blowout win https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/titans-end-skid-blowout-win <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_bbcolvnb_mattingly.jpg" alt="Collins’ Cam Mattingly cruised to a win thanks to a 17-run effort by the Titans on Monday night against North Bullitt." title="Collins’ Cam Mattingly cruised to a win thanks to a 17-run effort by the Titans on Monday night against North Bullitt." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Collins baseball team was searching for a way to put an end to its six-game losing streak on Monday night and did so in a huge way, pounding visiting North Bullitt 17-5 and moving to 15-16 this season.</p> <p> The Titans came out aggressive at the plate, and it showed, as the team rolled up 12 hits and turned in a 10-run effort in the bottom fourth to end the game via run-rule after five innings.</p> Collins wins pair of weekend games https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/collins-wins-pair-weekend-games <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt_sbcolvab_oldham.jpg" alt="Collins pitcher Paige Oldham tossed a gem against Ashland Blazer, striking out 10 and adding four RBIs at the plate in the 7-6 win." title="Collins pitcher Paige Oldham tossed a gem against Ashland Blazer, striking out 10 and adding four RBIs at the plate in the 7-6 win." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Collins softball team continued to add on to its winning streak, traveling to Louisville and handing host Sacred Heart a 10-5 loss on Monday night.</p> <p> With the victory over the Valkyries, the Titans are now winners of five consecutive games and seem sharp heading into the 30th District Tournament held later this month.</p> Rockets hold off Manual https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/rockets-hold-manual <p> The Shelby County baseball team used some key late offensive performances and a great outing by pitcher J.P. Marcum to earn a 3-1 decision over Manual on Saturday morning.</p> <p> Marcum earned a no-decision on the bump, but kept the visiting Crimsons from doing much of anything at the plate, giving up just three hits and one earned run while fanning eight hitters with six walks allowed.</p>