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Today's Sports

  • Light-hitting Rockets flame out

    Temperatures were in the 90s in Shelbyville on Monday.

    The bats of the Shelby County baseball team were not as hot, however.

    The Rockets mustered just four hits – only one in the final five innings – in their season-ending, 5-2 loss to Henry County in the first round of the 8thRegion Tournament at Collins.

  • Brown rallies to post 2nd second

  • Student-athletes deserve better...

     

  • Shelby County baseball falls to...

    The Shelby County baseball team's season came to an end Monday.

    Henry County defeated the Rockets 5-2 in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament at Collins.

    Shelby County (23-14) managed just four hits - one in the final five innings - in the loss to the Wildcats (17-13).

  • Cook's quick takes

    Thoughts I’ve had while breathing into a paper bag ever since Tuesday’s 30th District Tournament baseball semifinal between Collins and Shelby County:

     

  • 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).