Today's Sports

  • Cornerstone fishing competes at...

    Cornerstone Christian Academy anglers Doug Jessee and Jake Thornbury brought the final fishing tournament of their high school careers to an end with a trip to the Student Angler Federation and Fishing League Worldwide World and National Finals on Pickwick Lake in Alabama on June 30.

    The pair of outgoing seniors represented CCA well at the event, as the two finished 77th out of 320 competing teams in the Worlds standings, and 103rd out of 210 teams at the Nationals event.

  • Post 37 splits weekend slate

    The Shelbyville American Legion team continued its quest for another state title over the weekend, splitting two games against Ashland Post 76 and bringing the team’s record to 5-7 so far this summer.

    “First off it was a very warm series. We had 12 kids this weekend and we hit the ball well,” Post 37 coach Matt Buresh said. “We did really well. We rallied well in the second game. I think we had 25 hits in two games and they [Ashland] didn’t stop us hitting-wise.”

    Shelbyville 9, Ashland 8

  • Hunter continues success

    Even as the primary part of the competitive fishing season starts to wind down, there is no offseason for professional angler and Shelbyville native John Hunter.

    Hunter recently closed out the Fishing League Worldwide’s regular season slate of tournaments, experiencing some solid success at tour events early in the year.

    The fisherman took a third-place finish at the Harris Chain of Lakes back in February, and says it has been a solid year for him as a professional.

  • Slaughter offers camp, view of...

    With a career excelling from high school to collegiate and professionally, former Shelby County High School basketball player A.J. Slaughter is helping grow the sport at the youth levels.

    The former Rocket star recently finished up the first annual A.J. Slaughter-taught basketball camp for youth basketball players, which ended in June and was hosted at Collins High School.

  • Suttor claims fifth win of summer

    Incoming Collins senior Rylee Suttor has kept her wins rolling in over the summer months, and recently claimed her fifth win since April with a first-place finish at the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour Combo Regional that finished up on June 19.

    The event was hosted at a pair of Richmond based links in Boone’s Trace Golf Club and Gibson Bay Golf Course over a two-day period.

    “The win felt good, but at the same time it felt relieving because my hard work had paid off,” Suttor said after claiming the top spot in the standings.

  • Iceman earns spot on Mackenzie...

    Shelbyville-native and current PGA Mackenzie Tour competitor Daniel Iceman is continuing to chase his aspirations of making the PGA Tour and becoming a career golfer, and is now accepting donations to help support his dream.

    “Any donation given will be used to help with travel expenses, hotel, tournament entry fees, food, et cetera,” Iceman said. “A week on the road with tournament entry fees roughly cost $1,300.”

    There are eight more events that run on the Mackenzie Tour in Canada.

  • Stingrays continue undefeated run

    The Shelbyville Stingrays swim team kept its undefeated streak rolling to start the summer season, as the team defeated Persimmon Ridge by winning 57 of the 64 events conducted on Monday night.

    “We swam well last night, and we showed a lot of team spirit,” coach Tom Coons said. “They did a great job of cheering for their teammates.  It really helps when you hear and see your friends cheering for you. We had 85 percent of our swims result in personal best times.  That is a great percentage of good swims.”

  • Rawlins continues improving over...

    With his first state title in the triple jump event back in May, Collins athlete T.J. Rawlins is still working towards improving and testing his own physical limits over this summer.

    Rawlins recently competed at the USA Track and Field Kentucky Association Junior Olympic Championships earlier this month and took second-place in the triple jump with a finish of 44-feet, two-inches.

  • Post 37 wins three games over...

    The Shelbyville American Legion team rebounded from a tough start to the season over the weekend, going 3-1 on Saturday and Sunday and improving to 4-6 on the season.

    Shelbyville 5, Owensboro 4

    Tied at four runs apiece late, Shelby was able to cash in on a sacrifice fly ball from Jakob McDaniel in the top of the sixth inning and helping Post 37 score what would prove to be the game-winning run for the team’s third and final win of the weekend.

  • Titan girls compete at UofL camp

    With a fully healthy roster for the first time in the last 16 months, Collins girls’ basketball was able to take on a full weekend slate of games on Friday and Saturday at a University of Louisville-hosted showcase.

    The team played an incredible amount of basketball in just two days, going 4-2 in six games with the two losses coming by way of out-of-state teams.