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Today's Sports

  • Sheppard: ’96 Cats better than ‘...

    Indiana and Vanderbilt were the only teams to beat the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team in its memorable march to the national title this past season.

    However, there’s at least one other team that Jeff Sheppard believes could’ve beaten the Wildcats – the 1995-96 UK team.

  • This bird’s name is well-deserved

    This is one of my favorite birds, and the major reason because it is well known in the bird world as the "King of Song."

    It is the very best of the mockers and can duplicate the songs of at least 30 different bird species in rapid succession. Each phrase of the songs can be repeated two to six times, but it is usually three times.

    Add to this a variety of sounds from whistles to barks, and you may even hear the tinkling sound of a piano or the sound of a squeaky hinge.

  • Shelby County Fair 2012 schedule

    Thursday June 14

    9 a.m.     District dairy show

    5 p.m.     Pedal tractor pull weigh In; Pedal pull will start following weigh in

    6 p.m.     Miss Sensational Shelby County Fair; art showcase and reception following pageant

    6 p.m.     Carnival rides open

  • Rockets learning about new coach

    Shelby County boys’ basketball coach Jason Couch and the returning Rockets are still in the getting-to-know-each-other portion of the summer.

    The players began workouts with their new coach earlier this week.

    So far, so good.

    “He seems like a real good coach,” senior-to-be Kam Bruner said.

  • American Legion team starts...

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team begins its season this weekend.

    Shelbyville will host a team from Cincinnati at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clear Creek Park and Rockport, Ind., at the same time Sunday.

  • My memory of George Cottrell

     

    My first impression of George Cottrell will also be my lasting memory of him.

  • Hicks plays again in Shelby –...

    It wasn’t quite a homecoming for Darryl Hicks, considering he still lives in Shelbyville.

    However, Wednesday was his return to a basketball court in Shelby County.

    Hicks, a senior-to-be at Trinity, and his Shamrocks came back from an early double-digit deficit to defeat host Collins, 93-66, in boys’ summer basketball.

  • Cain, Long nosed out of state...

     

    Shelbyville’s Rick Cain came up short in his bid to repeat as the Kentucky Senior Golf Association’s Match Play Champion.

    Lexington’s Bruce Walters defeated Cain, the event’s defending champ, 3 and 2, in Thursday’s semifinals at Wildwood Country Club in Louisville.

  • Titans tuning up for next season...

    To say that Collins boys’ basketball coach Chris Gaither has scheduled ambitiously for his team this summer would be an understatement.

    A major one.

  • Brandon Brown earns spot in PGA...

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown will play in his first PGA Tour event - the Reno-Tahoe Open - in early August.