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    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.

    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.

    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.

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Boyle too...

    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.

    “Boyle County was an outstanding football team,” Lucas said. “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.”


    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).

    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.

    “It was a really big win,” coach Cary Clark said. “It was just a great team effort.”

    Madison Jennings dominated at the net, picking up 19 kills in the win along with two blocks and seven digs.

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: SCHS takes 3rd...

    The Shelby County boys’ golf team finished third overall in the Central Kentucky Golf Conference tournament Saturday.

    The Rockets fired a team score of 335, 29 strokes behind champion Scott County. Collins finished with a team score of 344.

    “For the first time in nine years we placed in the top five in a tournament,” head coach Casey Page said. “We actually finished second in conference [regular season] play at 6-1 and finished the season 7-2 [in match play].”


    The Collins football team will hit the road tonight for its toughest test of the season when it faces Boyle County in Danville.

    The Rebels are 4-0 on the season and ranked No. 4 in the all-class rankings by the website www.MaxPreps.com.

    Boyle County has an outstanding football team and definitely is the best team we’ve played this season,” Collins head coach Jerry Lucas said.

    At 0-4 on the season, Lucas said his team would have to clean up its play to compete with the always-talented Rebels.



    The Shelby County Rockets will look to right the ship tonight in a trip to Mt. Washington to face the Bullitt East Chargers.

    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.

    Bullitt East has scored only three touchdowns all year – 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.



    Collins High School varsity cross country team tamed a wet, muddy Rumble in the Jungle hosted by North Oldham Saturday at in Goshen.

    Sophomore Lilly Vest paced the Titans’ girls’ 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.

    The Titans finished with 243 points, Oldham County won the meet with 25 points – with all five runners placing in the top seven. Manual was second with 66.

    Rounding out the Titans’ squad were:


    Going into Friday night’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’s spread-option attack.

    And after the Eagles came away with a 52-35 win at Robert Doyle Stadium, Shipley said that was a big part of problem.

    The Rockets – despite scoring in the passing game, run game and on special teams – just couldn’t get a stop when it needed one.

    “We did not do a good job of playing assignment football,” Shipley said.


    The Oldham County football team jumped out to an early lead before holding off Collins in a 31-14 win at Titans Stadium Friday.
    The loss dropped the Titans to 0-4 on the season and despite rallying against Oldham in the second half, and scoring the first points on the Colonels this season, Collins head coach Jerry Lucas said it’s important his team not get caught up in the win/loss column.


    The Collins volleyball team seems to be hitting its stride headed into a tough match-up with Oldham County Thursday.

    The Titans picked up three wins last week, topping traditional power South Oldham 3-1 along with Kentucky Country Day, 2-0 and Franklin County 3-0.