Today's Sports

  • Building a new image

    Last week Trina Thompson was eating 26 eggs a day.

    Yes, a day.

    No she didn’t lose a bet. Thompson was in training. This weekend the Shelbyville bodybuilder hopes that preparation pays off in her first professional competition.

    Thompson will participate in the women’s pro physique division of the IFBB (International Federation of BodyBuilders) Wings of Strength Chicago Pro-Am. 

    “I’m scared to death,” she said last week.

  • Post 37 handles, tough weather,...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team won two games and lost two against some tough competition in Paducah at the end of last week.

    Shelbyville clobbered Cape Girardeau, Mo., 12-3, last Thursday in its first game in the Polk Brooks Tournament then lost a close game to Decatur, Ala., 5-3, Friday evening, before bouncing back to blank Paducah, 8-0, later that night. Vero Beach, Fla., then shut out Shelbyville, 4-0, Saturday to end Post 37’s weekend.

  • Cal Ripken 9-year-olds qualify...

    The Shelby County 9-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars won the District 2 Tournament this past weekend.

    Shelby County beat host Scott County in a pair of games: 14-0 on Friday night and 9-4 Saturday morning. That earned Shelby County a spot in the state tournament, which begins next week in Lexington.

  • Cresap is preseason All-American

    Lindsey Wilson College sophomore-to-be Branden Cresap, a 2011 graduate of Collins, has been named a third-team preseason All-American by Beyond Sports College Network.

  • 'Carmageddon' the...


  • Brown seeks Nationwide exemption

    Brandon Brown could earn another exemption this weekend.

    Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville who has already earned an exemption to play in a PGA Tour event later this summer, could earn one to a Nationwide Tour event in July.

  • Starting all over again is going...

    It may be too early to start making reservations for next year’s Final Four in Atlanta – although some of you in Big Blue Nation probably already have – but University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari says he likes what he has seen so far out of his next team.

  • Down week finishes up

    The Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team followed up the “worst” game of its season, according to Coach Jim Wiley, with two solid efforts Sunday.

  • Brown rallies but falls 1 shot...

    Another week, another top-five finish for Brandon Brown – this time a second place at the NGA Tour’s Texas Honing Open, which ended Sunday in Houston.

  • Nice gesture stuns UK fans

    If you like John Calipari and his University of Kentucky men’s basketball coaching staff, you might like this story.

    If you don’t like Calipari and his staff, you might change your mind, or at least not hate them so much (Louisville fans).