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Today's Sports

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Spencer...

    The Shelby County High School football team couldn’t get out of its own way Friday, falling 16-14 at Spencer County in a pivotal district game.

    The Rockets (4-4, 1-2 in the district) fell behind early to the Bears (3-6, 1-3) and couldn’t gain its footing in the road game.

    The Rockets dropped the ball on the ground seven times, losing three fumbles and killing several drives.

  • Collins adding eSports to...

    Right here in Shelby County, Collins High School is leading the charge to adopt a new sports team. The growing phenomenon known as “eSports” are set to officially start play later this month.

  • HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Collins...

    In the first round of the 8th Region tournament Monday, the Collins boys’ soccer team fell to South Oldham 2-0.

    It was a defensive savvy game, in which neither team scored in the first half. It wasn’t until 12:13 left until South Oldham’s Asher Borgman broke loose and scored the game’s first goal. South Oldham would later score with 8:26 left to make it 2-0 in where it would remain until the end of the game.

  • HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY:...

    The Collins cross country teams took top spots in a lightly raced Titan Classic meet Saturday.

    Collins girls’ squad took first out of three teams at the home meet, besting Kentucky Country Day and Taft.

    The Collins girls finished with 26 points, 11 better than KCD, and Lilly Vest led the way with a 2nd place finish in 23:16. Rounding out the Titans were Madeline Petty in 3rd with a time of 23:39; Audrey Bucknam, 6th, 25:09; Sarah Evans, 7th, 25:52; Mary Grace Vest, 8th, 26:32.

  • HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Collins...

    The Collins Titans coasted into the 30th District finals Monday with a 3-0 win over cross-county rival Shelby County.

    The Rockets (6-23) hung close in the opening match, falling 25-20, and then Collins (24-9) turned up the heat in the final two games.

    The Titans rolled 25-12 in the second game and won comfortably 25-18 in the third and final game.

    The win put Collins into the 30th District finals against Spencer County (20-10) last night, but the results were not available at press time. The Bears topped Anderson County, 3-2, in a tight match Monday.

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rockets...

    The Shelby County High School football team was rested and ready Friday night.

    The Rockets returned from the bye week in a big way, hammering visiting North Oldham 29-3.

    The Rockets (4-3, 1-1 in the district) dominated from opening kickoff, racing out to a 20-3 lead in the first half, and limiting the Mustangs (3-4, 1-1) to just 95 yards of total offense for the game, including -9 running the ball.

    The dominating performance, SCHS coach Todd Shipley said, is due in large part to the players getting used to their roles on defense.

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Titans...

    The Collins High School football team reset its focus on the end of the season with its bye this week.

    The Titans are 1-6 on the season, picking up their first win Sept. 21 before falling at Franklin County last week before their bye.

    Collins head coach Jerry Lucas said team took a back-to-basics approach on offense and defense this week.

    “We’ve worked on fundamentals this week, and we put a lot of time in on our offensive and defensive schemes,” Lucas said.

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rested...

    Fresh off a bye week, the Shelby County High School football team finds itself ready to go tonight as the Rockets play host to North Oldham High School at Robert Doyle Stadium.

    “The week off was good, hopefully we’re a little healthier,” SCHS coach Todd Shipley said.

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Shelby County’...

    A week off of her first 5th Region Championship, Shelby County Grace Clark continued her hot streak to close the season with a runner-up finish at the 2018 Leachman Buick GMS Cadillac KHSAA State Golf Championship.

    Her 5-over par 149 paced the Rockets to an 8th place finish as a team, as the Shelby County sophomore finished just one stroke back of Lexington Christian Academy junior Laney Frye.

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Shelby’s Clark...

    The Shelby County and Collins golf teams had a strong first day at the 2018 Leachman Buck GMC Cadillac KHSAA State Golf Championship at the Bowling Green Country Club.
    Shelby County High School was one of the first teams to hit the course this morning, with its first golfers teeing off at about 7:30 a.m. and Collins Rylee Suttor following at about 8:30 a.m. with all players teeing off on the back 9 to start the tournament.