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Today's Sports

  • North Oldham eliminates Rockets

    A big first inning set the stage for North Oldham’s eventual 12-4 victory over Shelby County in the semifinal round of the 8th Region Tournament on Tuesday.

    After jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first, the Mustangs found a way to outscore SCHS with a seven-run burst in the bottom of the inning, riding that early wave to a win over the Rockets and sending Shelby home for the season.

  • South Oldham tops Titans, 11-10

    As Collins’ first baseman Evan Payne’s double sailed over the head of South Oldham outfielder Matthew Roy on Tuesday night, it looked as if the Titans were in the driver’s seat and poised to face off with North Oldham in the 8th Region championship game.

    After all, the Titans had just broken a 9-9 tie as Payne’s shot to center scored pinch runner Drake Ballard and allowed Collins to take a one-run lead in the top of the sixth, 10-9.

  • 8th Region baseball: Rockets...

    Greg Woods/Landmark News Service

    Shelby County and Henry County turned in a classic 8th Region pitchers dual Monday in the opening round of the region tournament, but it was a wild play and a Henry County error that led to a Rockets 1-0 win.

    Shelby’s Caleb Collins remained hot on the mound, allowing just one hit an two base runners in seven innings, but Henry County’s Jaydon Berry was nearly as good. The Wildcat hurler scattered six hits over seven innings, and allowed just one unearned run.

  • 8th Region softball: Collins...

    Titans advance to second round of region tourney

    The Collins softball team needed little game time to run opponent South Oldham off the diamond in Monday’s opening contest of the 8th Region tournament, using a huge second frame to pick up a win in just five innings of work.

    The Titans completely outclassed the Dragons from the outset, racking up 12 of its 14 total runs in the second inning and moving on to face Walton-Verona in the region tourney semifinals Tuesday. The results of that contest were not available by press time.

  • 8th Region baseball: Titans...

    The Titans baseball program accomplished two major feats in the opening round of the 8th Region tournament on Monday, defeating last season’s state runner-up in Simon Kenton and avenging last season’s region tournament loss to the Pioneers.

    Collins was able to open the contest on a high note, scoring all seven of its runs in the opening frame and holding off SK by a final score of 7-4.

  • Rockets outlast Titans for...

    Since transferring in to Shelby County High School as a sophomore in 2016, Brandon Moore has seen his team eliminated from contention for the 30th District title by rival Collins for the last two years.

    But the Rockets were able to exact some measure of revenge against its crosstown rivals on Wednesday night, as Moore pitched SCHS to a district championship in a 3-2 win.

  • Oldham leads Collins to...

    For the second straight game in this postseason, senior pitcher Paige Oldham was ready to answer the call on the mound when the Collins softball team needed her.

    “I knew this was the third time [Shelby] had seen me [on the mound], so I was working on my spin. And I knew [Shelby] liked balls outside, so I kept it inside when I usually don’t,” Oldham said after the game. “I was trying to keep them off balance a little bit.”

  • Wiley is Female 30th District...

    Putting a cap on a high school career as effective as Faith Wiley’s could be a tough one, but being named one of the top athletes in the region is a start.

    The 8th Region Athletic Association selected the senior as the 30th District’s Female Athlete of the Year as chosen on May 20.

    “It’s an honor to be named district athlete of the year,” Wiley said. “It feels like all my hard work I have put in on and off the course has actually been recognized by many people in the whole district.

  • 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.

  • 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.