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Today's Sports

  • Dugle moves football front and...

    Collins senior Darian Dugle signed last week to play football for Centre College, during a ceremony in the high school’s library.

    Dugle was a standout running back for the Titans in their first two seasons.

    “He was lights out the past two years,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said.

  • Roettger: ‘We have the...

    The 30th District Tournament final had just ended Wednesday night when a woman in the stands exhorted the Shelby County baseball team.

    “Let’s go, boys, start over on Monday,” she called after Anderson County’s 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the final at Collins High School.

  • Case of Ks stops Rockets

    There have been Ks throughout the Shelby County baseball team’s lineup all season.

    Wednesday night, though, there were Ks of a different kind.

  • Rockets can’t escape early...

    TAYLORSVILLE – The Shelby County softball team had one of its biggest victories of this season against Spencer County.

    The Bears, though, avenged that loss for the second time Monday night with a 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the 30th District Tournament semifinals.

    Shelby County (8-25) beat Spencer County, 4-2, April 3 in Shelbyville before the Bears won the rematch, 4-0, a month later in Taylorsville.

  • SCHS boys 13th, Collins girls...

    Led by 300-meter hurdle champ Zach Shipley’s victory, the Shelby County boys finished tied for 13th-place at the Class AA Track & Field State Championships last Friday at the University of Louisville.

    Meanwhile thanks to victories by the Karas sisters, senior Caterina and seventh-grader Gabby, Collins’ girls finished in 11th place overall with 20 points (Western Hills edged Central 65-61 for the team title).

  • Powell’s grand slam propels SCHS...

    Hayley Powell’s grand slam helped the Shelby County softball team end its regular season on a high note.

    The Rockets (8-24), who lost, 11-0, at Bullitt East in six innings Thursday, bounced back to beat host Montgomery County, 6-3, Friday night, thanks in large part to Powell’s 2-out, fifth-inning slam in their regular-season finale. 

  • Shelby boasts 3 state track...

    LOUISVILLE – Shelby County High School junior Zach Shipley won his first state championship, and Collins sisters Caterina and Gabby Karas added to their total Friday night at the Class AA State Track & Field Championships.

    Shipley held off several challengers to win the boys’ 300-meter hurdles at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park, while senior Caterina Karas captured the 800 and her seventh-grade sister, Gabby, took home the title in the 1,600.

  • Victory suits Rockets to a Tee

    Tuesday night was Tee time.

    Shelby County senior catcher Tee Goble went 2-for-6 with three RBIs – the final two coming on a double in the top of the 11th inning that gave the fourth-seeded Rockets a 10-8 upset of  top-seeded Collins in the 30th District Tournament baseball semifinals at Collins.

    “This feels good, this feels real good,” Goble said soaking in the significance of the moment after the game. “Everybody expected us to lose.”

  • District softball: Collins falls...

    TAYLORSVILLE – In the end, an old enemy showed up at Collins' gate Tuesday night.

    Anderson County took advantage of numerous Collins defensive miscues to defeat the Titans, 7-4, in a 10-inning, semifinal thriller at the 30th District Tournament at Spencer County High School.

    An unofficial count by The Anderson Newscredited Collins with 10 errors leading to six unearned runs. Officially, Collins Coach Jim Axline said he knew his team had far too many to beat an Anderson team that was playing well heading into the post-season.

  • Shelby County softball falls to...

    TAYLORSVILLE - The Shelby County softball team's season came to an end Monday evening as host Spencer County beat the Rockets 7-1 in the 30th District Tournament semifinals.

    The Bears (16-14) are scheduled to face the winner of the Collins-Anderson County semifinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the district final.

    The semi between the Titans and the Bearcats was suspended after one batter - Anderson's Anna Marie Hyatt grounded out - in the top of the first inning. It is slated to resume at 6 p.m. Tuesday night at Spencer County.