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Today's Sports

  • Male wins Titan/Rocket Shootout

     Male High School topped Fern Creek 46-40 Sunday in the championship game of the Titan/Rocket Shootout, which featured 64 teams over the three-day event between Shelby and Collins high schools.

    But the trophy didn’t matter as much as the potential for the tournament.

    The event, which was comprised of teams from across the state along with two squads from Florida, was also a big stop for college coaches. More than 100 scouts and coaches from NCAA D1 to D3 programs attended the summer tournament to scout players.

  • Post 37 competes in Terra Haute...

     Over the weekend, Post 37 traveled to Terra Haute, Ind. to compete in the Terra Haute Summer Tournament. Shelbyville would win its first two games on Friday topping Kokomo, Ind. and Charleston, Ill. but would fall to Festus, Mo. Post 253 12-1 on Sunday.

    While Shelbyville struggled in the final game, it was really the weather that stole Post 37’s thunder.

    Head coach Matt Buresh said after the tournament he thought his team played well in the first two games, but having to wait for the rain to clear over the next 36 hours had it’s challenges.

  • Cornerstone reaches KCAA finals

     The Cornerstone Christian Softball team finished their 2019 campaign with a runner-up trophy in the KCAA tournament.

    The Bulldogs finished the season 10-5 and reached the State Finals after whopping Somerset 20-6.

    They advanced to the KCAA Championship to face powerhouse Highland Latin. Despite a great effort, the Bulldogs fell short 5-3. 

  • Stingrays dominate Hillcrest

     The Shelby Stingrays swim team opened their second meet of the summer, traveling to Hillcrest Country Club in Prospect, to matchup against rival Hillcrest.

    Unfortunately, the meet ended early due to approaching thunderstorms, but not before the Stingrays would take first in 21 of the 44 events.

    “That is why they are our biggest rivals.” Head coach of the Stingrays Tom Coons said, “Hillcrest has good swimmers and they took advantage of that. We definitely relied on our depth to help us.”

  • American Legion splits two in...

     The American Legion baseball team continued their summer over the weekend, playing two games in Eddyville, Ky. Shelbyville lost their first game 1-0 against Rockport, but rebounding in game number two over Lyonn County 12-6.

     

    Shelbyville 12

    Lyon County 6

  • Swish 2 Success returns

     The second annual Swish 2 Success Slaughter Elite Camp will return to Shelby County on July 13.

    Hosted by former Shelby County basketball star AJ Slaughter, Collins High School will host this year’s event after last year’s camp had a successful outcome with more than 150 youth attendees.

    Director of Swish 2 Success, Anna Persaud says the event ties closely with the purpose of its existence.

  • American Legion opens season two...

     The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team opened its season with two wins in a doubleheader with Oldham County Post 39 Wednesday at Collins High School.

    Post 37 dominated both games, racing out for a 6-1 win in the opener and staying hot in a 7-3 win to wrap the night.

    Post 37 skipper Matt Buresh said the doubleheader was a good start to the season and is pleased on how the team looks this early.

  • Javanon FC appears in Midwest...

     Collins girls’ soccer may be over, but that doesn’t mean some team members aren’t still playing.

    Sophomore goalkeeper, Amanda Smither will make an appearance at the Midwest Regionals with Javanon FC after the club defeated Northern Kentucky Soccer 5-1 in the State Cup.  With the win, Javanon will travel to Saginaw, Mich. on June 21 to take on the State Champions from Wisconsin in the Midwest Regional.

    Smither says she’s excited for the opportunity and can not wait to take the field.

  • Stingrays notch first win

     The Shelby Stingrays swim team kicked off its season Monday at Harmony Landing in Goshen.

    The Stingrays dominated Harmony, rolling up 522 total points compared to the home team’s 199.The Stingrays took 1st in 34 of the 50 individual events.

    Stingrays head coach Tom Coons was clearly pleased with his team’s excellent effort in its fist meet of the season.

  • Shelby’s Clark, Collins receive...

     The Shelby County Rockets were well represented Sunday at the Courier Journal Sports Awards recognizing some of the most outstanding individuals in the Kentuckiana high school sports scene. Grace Clark would win Golfer of the Year and Caleb Collins would be named to the All-Area Team. Collins golfer Rylee Suttor was named to the All-Area Girls’ Golf Team and was nominated for Girls Golfer of the Year.