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  • Brandon Brown finishes in 62nd-...

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown finished in 62nd-place Sunday in his first PGA event - the Reno-Tahoe Open.

    Brown, who started the fourth and final round tied for 64th-place with 10 points under the Modified Stableford scoring system, ended it with 13 points at the Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. He earned $6,480 for the weekend.

    J.J. Henry won the tournament with 43 points.

  • Legion team wins first tourney...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team beat Danville, 10-4, Tuesday in the first round of the state tournament at Paducah.

    “We played probably the best game we’ve played all year,” Shelbyville Coach Jim Wiley said.

  • Experienced Titans look for par-...

    Collins’ boys’ golf team will have experience aplenty this season, returning a solid core of players from last year’s squad that finished sixth at the 6th Region Tournament.
    “These guys have been on the golf team for a few years,” Collins Coach Mike Griffin said. “We’ve got a pretty experienced team.”
    Leading the way will be senior Turner Mayton and four juniors – Brandon Sanner, Michael Atkins, Michael Troutman and Chandler White. All but Atkins and White represented the Titans at the region tourney.

  • Rockets look for aces from new...

    Shelby County boys’ golf coach Matt Redmon wants his team to stretch itself to the limit this season.
    That’s one reason why he has had his Rockets learning yoga.

  • Titans back on their home turf

    Monday morning might as well have been Christmas morning for the Collins football team.
    Around 7 a.m. the Titans gathered around the back gate of the fence that surrounds their multipurpose, turf athletic field like children at the top of the stairs on Dec. 25 waiting to be given the go-ahead.
    There was just one little problem – they couldn’t get the gate unlocked.
    Following a few anxious moments the barricade was finally opened, resulting in a flood of exuberance.

  • Youthful Titans have same old...

    In its first two seasons, Collins’ volleyball team has won a pair of district titles.
    And although this third Titan team features many new names and several young faces, the outlook remains unchanged.
    “We hope to be district champs three years in a row; that’s our goal,” Collins Coach Abbey Buchert said. “Expectations are still the same.”
    The Titans graduated four senior starters off last season’s 19-10 team that lost to Oldham County in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Slaughter inks deal with French...

    Former Shelby County High School and Western Kentucky University basketball standout A.J. Slaughter has signed to play professionally with Cholet in France next season.
    Slaughter announced his decision Saturday on Twitter.
    “So I decided to take my talents to……..hold on give me 5 min,” he wrote Saturday before following that up with: “Blessed and excited to say I will play in FRANCE this upcoming season for Cholet!!! Thanks for all the support and love !!!!! God is Good.”

  • 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.