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Today's Sports

  • Titans top Shelby to reach...

     Shelby County brought a physical brand of basketball to open the 30th District Tournament Monday against crosstown rival Collins, but the Titans would pull away throughout the second half for the 54-43 win and advance to the district championship game.

    It was the third meeting between the two teams this season, and the closest game of the three.

    The Rockets established a physical presence early and packed their defense inside to take away driving lanes for Collins’ Dayvion McKnight and Marcellus Vail.

  • Rockets fall at buzzer to...

     The Shelby County Rockets wrapped the regular season Friday with a tough, close, 54-52, loss at Gallatin County.

    The Rockets had a chance to take the lead when Noah Gordon stepped to the free-throw line with just 7 seconds remaining and the game tied at 52.

    Gordon would miss both, and Gallatin’s Jarin Rassman hit a prayer fade-away jumper as he fell down the buzzer sounded for the two-point win.

    As tough as a last second loss can be for a team, SCHS head coach Eddie Oakley was proud of the effort the team gave.

  • Titans topple Centurions 56-46

     The Collins boys’ basketball team concluded its season on a high note Friday with a 56-46 win over Christian Academy.

    Not only where the four seniors – Colby Eades, Dane Kidwell, Sam Edwards and Nate Stone – able to conclude their Titan home careers’ with a win, but also witnessed a milestone.

    With 44 seconds left in the first quarter, Marcellus Vail pulled up for a three-point basket and watched his 1,000th point in a Titan uniform fall though the net.

  • ‘We’re not done’

     In the perfect scenario the five senior Collins’ girls – Jeian Hayes, Mary-Clare Megibben, Trinity Warfield, Hallie Renfro and Carson Murray – would conclude their Titans careers on a high note heading in to regional play.

    However, Christian Academy – Louisville wasn’t ready to help, as the Centurions held on for the 56-53 win.

    The CAL grabbed a 28-24 lead at halftime and pushed the lead to as much as 11 in the second half.

  • Rockets fall to Wildcats 55-33

     The Shelby County girls’ basketball team finished the regular season Friday with a tough road loss, 55-33, at Gallatin County.

    But the game in the loss column wasn’t the worst part for Rockets, the girls also lost starting guard Ray-Ray Stoudemire to a back injury after going after a loose ball. She will miss the postseason, which begins Wednesday.

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Vail’s...

    As the old saying goes, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish,” and the Collins High School boys’ basketball team proved it right again.

    After struggling to shoot 25 percent, including 0-9 from 3-point, in the first half Tuesday against Madison Central, the Titans came out firing in the second half as Colby Eades and Marcellus Vail led the comeback resulting in a 56-51 Collins win.

  • Titans pull away in 4th, top Owen

    The Owen County bus may have been late Monday, but the Collins victory was just in time.

    The Titans pulled way to top visiting Owen County 66-58 behind a strong fourth quarter.

  • Late surge pushes Rockets

    The Shelby County Rockets topped Meade County, 52-44, Monday.

    Despite an eight-point victory, the Rockes trailed much of the game.

    Shelby County took its first lead at the 7:23 mark in the fourth quarter as forward, Noah Gordon came up with a steal with the Rockets that led to a Kaden Dugle bucket, and the Rockets never looked back.

  • The Edwards Angle

    Sam Edwards is a 6-foot, 7-inch forward for the Collins Titans, but you may remember hearing his name with Shelby County. Edwards spent three years as Rocket before moving to Collins this year.

    Why the switch? Well if you were looking for dirt on Shelby County, this isn’t the story for you.

    Edwards made the switch ultimately to get closer to a family member he cares about.

  • Federle’s 38 propels Titans past...

    The Collins girls’ basketball team pulled away late for a 66-51 win over county rival Shelby County Friday in a back-and-forth affair.

    The Rockets entered the fourth quarter with a five-point lead, however, with 7:04 to play momentum started to turn.

    As Collins’ Olivia Federle drove the lane, she took a hard foul from Shelby’s Kayla Brunner and it lit a fire in the Titans.