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Today's Sports

  • Jacobs, Rawlins earn state titles

    Collins’ Nathan Jacobs and T.J. Rawlins made the 2A State Track and Field meet one to remember on Saturday afternoon, as the two each earned state championships in field events to end the 2018 track season.

    Jacobs’ victory was smooth sailing, as the reigning 2A state champion in the discus defended his title with relative ease, ending with a distance of 161 feet, 4 inches, as his final throw nearly ended up nine feet ahead of the next closest competitor.

  • Rockets hold off late surge by...

    The Shelby County softball team’s hitting kicked into gear in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament on Monday night, as the Rockets sent opponent Anderson County home with a 10-6 loss and earned a trip to the district title game on Wednesday night.

    SCHS accrued 10 hits as a team, and thanks to the timely hitting of Loran Trent, two RBIs, and Anna Abarientos, one RBI, the Rockets were able to stave off a late push by the Bearcats to come away with the win.

  • Collins demolishes Spencer County

    The Collins softball team appears to be clicking at the optimal time behind the bat and arm of senior Paige Oldham.

    Oldham did everything one could ask for in the 11-0 run-rule victory over Spencer County on Monday night in the opening round of the 30th District softball tournament.

    On the mound, the pitcher tossed a gem of a game and never let the Bears get comfortable, allowing just one hit and no earned runs while striking out four in a winning effort.

  • Shelby County headed to district...

    The Shelby County baseball team – and by extension its winning pitcher Caleb Collins – kept up its hot streak with a 5-1 win over Spencer County in the first round of the 30th District Tournament on Monday night.

    The junior pitcher followed up his first start since his perfect game on May 15 with another fantastic outing, racking up 11 strikeouts and scattering seven hits with no earned runs in the victory.

  • Titans contest against Anderson...

    The Collins baseball team looked as if it was on the way to the 30th District title game before the a storm derailed the team’s opening round game Monday.

    With the contest suspended due to lightning with the Titans leading Anderson County 6-1, the contest was scheduled to resume Tuesday at 5 p.m., but the results were not available at press time.

    Collins was rolling right up until the delay, thanks to timely hitting from Will Cline and Brandon Ethington and a strong pitching performance by starter Cameron Mattingly.

  • Perfect game leads to Shelby...

    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’s matchup between the Rockets and visiting East Jessamine.

    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).

  • Collins tops Eastern behind big...

    The Titans baseball team needed just one inning to accumulate all seven runs on Tuesday night, handing host Eastern a 7-1 defeat handily.

    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.

    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.

  • Six Shelbyville athletes named...

    The KHSAA unveiled a new honor to bestow upon high school athletes from around the state with its new ‘Triple Threat Award’ on May 14, given to athletes who excel at three or more different sports in the fall, winter and spring seasons.

    Between the Shelby County and Collins high schools, six athletes were named: Four athletes for the Titans were selected, and two from SCHS.

    From Collins, athletes Hannah Cleary, Henry Robbins, Mary Grace Vest and Lilly Vest were each named winners of the award.

  • Rockets extend winning streak to...

    Shelby County softball continued its hot streak with a 4-1 win over visiting Carroll County Wednesday, moving to 18-12 this season.

    Three of the Rockets’ four runs came on RBIs, with Elizabeth Ivers, Haley Vermillion and Sierra Redmon helping guide Shelby to the win.

    “It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win,” Rockets coach Kelly Cable said. “We didn’t hit it like we have been, but we were able to string some hits together and scratch out some runs.”

  • Shelby goes on winning streak

    The Shelby County softball team capped an impressive weekend of performances with a 10-3 drubbing of visiting Tates Creek Monday night.

    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.

    Loran Trent and Anna Abarientos each logged two runs batted in in the victory.