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Today's Sports

  • SCHS track athletes compete at...

    Although the high school track and field season may be long finished, two athletes from Shelby County High Schools are continuing their quest to compete at the highest levels of the sport.

    Shelby’s Treyvon Beasley and Jayla Pruitt made the trip to Des Moines, Iowa for the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic games, which began Aug. 27, and finished today.

  • Shelby golfers in hunt for KY...

    With one final round of golf still yet to be completed, Shelbyville golfer Daniel Iceman sits in prime position to make a run at the Kentucky Open Championship after two days of competition.

    The professional golfer currently sits tied for 4th as of Thursday morning, with the final results of the tournament not available by press time.

  • Phelps to helm SCHS baseball

    Shelby County High School has traded one All-Region baseball coach for another.

    Erik Phelps, the former head of Kentucky Country Day and North Oldham baseball, has accepted the post to take over as the Rockets’ head baseball coach following the resignation of Devin Hicks in June.

    Phelps says he has SCHS baseball in his blood, stemming back to when he was a middle school athlete living in Shelbyville.

  • Shelby opens season with two...

    The Shelby County boys’ golf team kicked off its season with a pair of tournaments on a quick turnaround.

    The Rockets traveled to the Bullitt East Invitational Tournament Friday and followed that with hosting the Rocket Invitational at Weissinger Hills on Monday.

    Rocket Invitational

    SCHS took 8th place out of 20 teams in hosting duty on Monday at the annual Rocket Invitational to round out a quick start to the season.

  • Titans take third place at home...

    The Collins girls’ golf team jumped out to a hot start to the 2018 season Monday, welcoming 14 teams to Shelbyville Country Club and earning a third-place finish at its Lady Titan Challenge Tournament with a team score of 375 at the event.

    Sacred Heart and Green County finished first and second, respectively, with scores of 319 and 335.

    Seniors Rylee Suttor and Catie Kelly led the way for Collins, each turning in rounds of 83 help Collins seal a top-three finish at the tournament.

  • Collins takes 4th at Shelby...

    Collins boys’ golf opened its 2018 campaign on a high note on Monday morning, earning a top-five finish at the Rocket Invitational, hosted at Weissinger Hills Golf Course.

    Led by Cole Ruttinger’s 3-over-par 75, the team pieced together a score of 320 from its top golfers, good for a 4th place finish at its first real golf experience of the season.

  • Rocket girls take 7th at home...

    The Shelby County girls’ golf team returned all but one of its athletes from last season’s state berth and began its season with a top-10 finish at the yearly Lady Rocket Invitational Tournament.

    SCHS shot a team score of 331 at the Weissinger Hills event, and earned a 7th place finish, while being led by sophomore golfer Grace Clark.

    Lexington Christian took first-place in the team standings with a score of 316, ending up one stroke better than second-place Sacred Heart.

  • Young ties for 6th at KY Women’s...

    Shelby County alum and Northern Kentucky University athlete Lilly Young represented the area well at the Kentucky Women’s Open over Tuesday and Wednesday, finishing the event tied for 6th place at 3-over-par in the two-day tourney held at the University of Louisville Golf Center.

    “Overall, I thought it was a great tournament with great competition,” she said. “I was super happy with my 72 round [even par on Tuesday] and thought the course was a perfect level of difficulty.”

  • Post 37 falls in three games at...

    Shelbyville Post 37 will not bring another American Legion State Championship home this season, after being closed out by opponents Lyon County and Owensboro and picking up one win against Ashland.

    “Overall, we just started out slow, but I really thought we had things working against Ashland and Caleb Collins threw a great game,” Shelbyville coach Matt Buresh said. “We really struggled against Owensboro, and they were just the better team today.”

    Owensboro 7, Shelbyville 1

  • Former teammates reunited at...

    Although Candice Iceman and Madison Thomas did not perform as well as they had hoped at the Kentucky Women’s Open on Tuesday and Wednesday, the two enjoyed being paired together during the two mornings of competition.

    “Getting paired with Candice was the best, I was so excited when I found out,” Thomas said.

    The players were once teammates as a part of Shelby County High School’s girls golf team, where Thomas was an up-and-coming young player and Iceman served as her role model on the course.