Today's Sports

  • SCHS girls open with good...

    The Shelby County girls’ golf team opened its season with a pair of solid showings.

    The Rockets finished fourth at the Nelson County Invitational on Saturday and took second Monday, led by medalist Madison Thomas, in the Henry County Invitational.

  • Rockets ready to reload for...

    The goals for the Shelby County girls’ golf team this season are twofold – 1. get back to Bowling Green and 2. get back into the Top 10.

    The Rockets finished fourth – only two shots out of second-place – last fall in the State Championships at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Post 37 advances to state tourney

    It took a couple of days, but the Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team finally earned a trip to the state tournament.

  • Brown takes aim at the big tour

    This weekend will be the culmination of an aspiration that began in boyhood for Brandon Brown.

  • Post 37 strikes out (20 times)...

    A University of Kentucky assistant baseball coach was at Clear Creek Park on Wednesday night to watch an American Legion district tournament game.

    And Logan Salow gave his best pitch for a grant-in-aid offer.

  • Countdown to Cards vs. Cats

    SIMPSONVILLE – Forty-five days before their teams meet on the football field, Joker Phillips and Charlie Strong met up in Shelby County.

    The respective coaches of the universities of Kentucky and Louisville came together at the Cardinal Club clubhouse for the annual Governor’s Cup luncheon and golf tournament. The event is the tee-off/kickoff to the Governor’s Cup game between the Wildcats and Cardinals.

  • Sharks swimming 7th in state...

    Several Shelby Sharks swam well at the 12 & under Kentucky Long Course State Championships at the University of Louisville last weekend.“We had forty-eight best times, six team records broken, sixteen top-sixteen finishes and seventeen top eight finishes,” Sharks Coach Jeremiah Heath said. “We are currently in seventh place overall.”

  • Old nemesis ends stunning run

    JEFFERSONTOWN – A familiar foe ended a remarkable run by the Shelby County 9-year-old Cal Ripken All-Star Baseball Team.

    South Lexington beat Shelby for the third time in two weeks, 9-4, Sunday afternoon in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Regional tournament at Jeffersontown’s Skyview Park.

    “I believe this was the first regional tournament Shelby County has been to since ’93,” Shelby County Coach Mike Hammond said. “So it’s been nineteen years since we’ve been here. It’s been special.”

  • Shelbyville wins first district...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team started off the postseason on a positive. 

    Post 37 beat Morehead Post 126, 8-3, Monday night in the first round of the district tournament at Clear Creek Park. 

    “They’re never easy,” Shelbyville Coach Jim Wiley said shaking his head afterward.

  • Rout ends State run

    The Shelby County 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team was eliminated from the 2012 East Kentucky State Tournament during last weekend.

    Somerset-Pulaski County, the eventual state champ, slammed Shelby, 14-1, Saturday at Shillito Park in Lexington.

    The two teams were tied at 1-all after the first inning before Somerset erupted for eight runs in the second inning. It added two more in the third and three in the fourth on its way to a 5-inning, mercy-rule victory.

    Things started off well for Shelby County, however.