https://www.sentinelnews.com/sports/rss.xml en HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rocket slug past Bullitt East, 7-3 https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-rocket-slug-past-bullitt-east-7-3 <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_scvnb-jaylinfarris.jpg" alt="Shelby County’s Jaylin Farris fought for extra yards in the Rockets loss to North Bullitt. Farris paced Shelby County in Friday’s win over Bullitt East, accounting for 135 of the team’s 215 yards and scoring the game’s only touchdown in a 7-3 win over the Chargers." title="Shelby County’s Jaylin Farris fought for extra yards in the Rockets loss to North Bullitt. Farris paced Shelby County in Friday’s win over Bullitt East, accounting for 135 of the team’s 215 yards and scoring the game’s only touchdown in a 7-3 win over the Chargers." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It may not have been pretty, but Shelby County High School was able to climb back into the win column with a 7-3 win at Bullitt East Friday.</p> <p> The Rockets (3-2) scored early when Jaylin Farris found the end zone from 4 yards out just about 5 minutes into the game. But after that the game was marred by slow offenses and stout defenses.</p> <p> Bullitt East (1-3) would add a 39-yard field goal with 9 minutes to play in the third quarter, but the Rockets defense would hold for the win.</p> HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Boyle too much for Titans https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-boyle-too-much-titans <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_colvboyle-handoff.jpg" alt="Jaden Wilson takes the handoff from Joe Lucas in the Titans’ loss at Boyle County. Wilson finished with 51 hard fought yards on 12 carries." title="Jaden Wilson takes the handoff from Joe Lucas in the Titans’ loss at Boyle County. Wilson finished with 51 hard fought yards on 12 carries." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It may have been hard to see on the scoreboard, but Collins head coach Jerry Lucas said he saw a lot of very good things coming out of the Titans 40-13 loss at Boyle County.</p> <p> &ldquo;Boyle County was an outstanding football team,&rdquo; Lucas said. &ldquo;I thought we did some good things against them offensively, but everything we got was a battle. They are extremely good in everything they do on both sides of the ball. Defensively, they contest everything really well and have some outstanding football players all over the field.&rdquo;</p> HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Collins knocks off No. 20 Oldham County https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-volleyball-collins-knocks-no-20-oldham-county <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptvball-col_caitlingehrman.jpg" alt="Collins’ Caitlin Gehrman (No. 8) recorded 42 of the Titans’ 45 assists in a win over Oldham County Thursday." title="Collins’ Caitlin Gehrman (No. 8) recorded 42 of the Titans’ 45 assists in a win over Oldham County Thursday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Collins volleyball team picked up a top-20 win and ran its winning streak to four straight on Thursday with a 3-1 win over visiting Oldham County (16-8).</p> <p> The win was closer than the score indicated, as Collins (14-5) dropped the first game 26-24 before winning the next three 25-21, 25-20 and 25-23.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was a really big win,&rdquo; coach Cary Clark said. &ldquo;It was just a great team effort.&rdquo;</p> <p> Madison Jennings dominated at the net, picking up 19 kills in the win along with two blocks and seven digs.</p> HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: SCHS takes 3rd at conference tourney https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-golf-schs-takes-3rd-conference-tourney <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptbgolf-col_coleruttinger.jpg" alt="Collins’ Cole Ruttinger paced the Titans with an 81 at the conference tournament last week and led the team to a score of 344." title="Collins’ Cole Ruttinger paced the Titans with an 81 at the conference tournament last week and led the team to a score of 344." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Shelby County boys&rsquo; golf team finished third overall in the Central Kentucky Golf Conference tournament Saturday.</p> <p> The Rockets fired a team score of 335, 29 strokes behind champion Scott County. Collins finished with a team score of 344.</p> <p> &ldquo;For the first time in nine years we placed in the top five in a tournament,&rdquo; head coach Casey Page said. &ldquo;We actually finished second in conference [regular season] play at 6-1 and finished the season 7-2 [in match play].&rdquo;</p> HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Titans face tough test at Boyle https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-titans-face-tough-test-boyle <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_colpreboyle-defense.jpg" alt="The Collins defense swarms on an Oldham runner in last week’s loss to the Colonels. The Titans defense will have to be fast to the football against powerful Boyle County this week." title="The Collins defense swarms on an Oldham runner in last week’s loss to the Colonels. The Titans defense will have to be fast to the football against powerful Boyle County this week." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Collins football team will hit the road tonight for its toughest test of the season when it faces Boyle County in Danville.</p> <p> The Rebels are 4-0 on the season and ranked No. 4 in the all-class rankings by the website www.MaxPreps.com.</p> <p> Boyle County has an outstanding football team and definitely is the best team we&rsquo;ve played this season,&rdquo; Collins head coach Jerry Lucas said.</p> <p> At 0-4 on the season, Lucas said his team would have to clean up its play to compete with the always-talented Rebels.</p> HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rockets look to get right at struggling Chargers https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-rockets-look-get-right-struggling-chargers <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_scprebe-williamdavis.jpg" alt="Shelby County’s William Davis had a huge game last week with 156 total yards a touchdown and three tackles for a loss. " title="Shelby County’s William Davis had a huge game last week with 156 total yards a touchdown and three tackles for a loss. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Shelby County Rockets will look to right the ship tonight in a trip to Mt. Washington to face the Bullitt East Chargers.</p> <p> The Chargers (1-2) have struggled offensively, completing just nine of 24 passes for 64 yards with two interceptions and no touchdowns on the season, while running for a totals of 308 yards.</p> <p> Bullitt East has scored only three touchdowns all year &ndash; two coming in a 13-7 win over Spencer County last week and one in a 43-7 home loss to Central Hardin on Aug. 24.</p> HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Collings girls 9th at Rumble in the Jungle https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-cross-country-collings-girls-9th-rumble-jungle <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0125-x2.jpg" alt="The Collins boys’ cross country team fights for space at the start of the Rumble in the Jungle hosted by North Oldham in Goshen. The boys would finish 19th out of 26 teams in the wet, muddy race." title="The Collins boys’ cross country team fights for space at the start of the Rumble in the Jungle hosted by North Oldham in Goshen. The boys would finish 19th out of 26 teams in the wet, muddy race." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> STAFF REPORT</p> <p> Collins High School varsity cross country team tamed a wet, muddy Rumble in the Jungle hosted by North Oldham Saturday at in Goshen.</p> <p> Sophomore Lilly Vest paced the Titans&rsquo; girls&rsquo; team with a time of 22:35, good for 27th overall. Freshman Abby Powell wes second on the team in 23:49, placing 46th overall.</p> <p> The Titans finished with 243 points, Oldham County won the meet with 25 points &ndash; with all five runners placing in the top seven. Manual was second with 66.</p> <p> Rounding out the Titans&rsquo; squad were:</p> HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: North Bullitt runs past Rockets https://www.sentinelnews.com/content/high-school-football-north-bullitt-runs-past-rockets <img src="https://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptfball_scvnb_williamdavis.jpg" alt="Shelby County’s William Davis shakes a tackle on the way to a 48-yard touchdown pass in the Rockets loss to North Bullitt Friday. Davis had a huge game for Shelby County with 95 yards rushing and 61 yards receiving. He also added three tackles for a loss. " title="Shelby County’s William Davis shakes a tackle on the way to a 48-yard touchdown pass in the Rockets loss to North Bullitt Friday. Davis had a huge game for Shelby County with 95 yards rushing and 61 yards receiving. He also added three tackles for a loss. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Going into Friday night&rsquo;s match up with North Bullitt, SCHS coach Todd Shipley said he knew his team would have to be disciplined on defense to defend the Eagle&rsquo;s spread-option attack.</p> <p> And after the Eagles came away with a 52-35 win at Robert Doyle Stadium, Shipley said that was a big part of problem.</p> <p> The Rockets &ndash; despite scoring in the passing game, run game and on special teams &ndash; just couldn&rsquo;t get a stop when it needed one.</p> <p> &ldquo;We did not do a good job of playing assignment football,&rdquo; Shipley said.</p>