Area Sports

Raiders Prepare for 2020 Baseball Season

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the print edition of the Shelby County Herald prior to the school district’s decision to suspend classes and activities beginning on Thursday, March 19. By Troy Treasure   North Shelby begins its slated 15-game regular-season baseball schedule Monday, March 23 hosting Canton at 5 p.m.   The Raiders have…

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Raiders Dominate in First-round of Districts

By Marlana Smith   NS (No. 4 seed) took down Brashear (No. 5) in the first round of the Class I District 11 Tournament at La Plata on Tuesday, February 25. The Raiders had a quick start as they tallied 21 points in the first period. NS led 21-15. Brendyn McDaniel and Robert Uhlmeyer each…

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Lady Raiders Win First-Round in Districts

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby (No. 2 seed) played Novinger (No. 7) in the first-round of the Class I District 11 Tournament at La Plata on Monday, February 24. The Lady Raiders won 71-30. Ceairra Kirby, Natalie Thrasher and Linberger each tallied 14 points. Ava Williams scored 11. Novinger was the first to score,…

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Raiders Get Easy Win Against Eagles

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby dominated against Northwestern on Thursday, February 20. NS won 76-33. “That tonight, proves how good of a team that we can be. Our effort, our energy, our enthusiasm and our communication was much better.  The kids were just focused and executed well,” said North Shelby head coach Landon Daniel.…

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Lady Raiders Win Battle Against Northwestern

By Marlana Smith Entering the fourth quarter of their game on Thursday, February 20, the North Shelby Lady Raiders led Northwestern by six points. NS then took control outscoring the Lady Eagles 20-10 en route to a 70-54 victory in its final home game of the season. North Shelby’s Ava Williams tallied a game-high of…

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NS Wins Over Bucklin, Loses on Road to Canton

  NS vs. Bucklin   Tuesday, February 11   The Raiders played at Bucklin on Tuesday, February 11. NS dominated, 71-19.   North Shelby put in double digits in three of four quarters of the game.   “We needed a game like this to get some confidence built up again and to work on some…

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Lady Raiders Beat Bucklin, Lose Next Two Games

  NS vs. Bucklin   Tuesday, February 11   North Shelby traveled to Bucklin on Tuesday, February 11. The Lady Raiders won 53-22.   “We jumped out to a really good start in the first half and did a lot of good things out of our press and executed on offense,” said NS head coach…

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Raiders Victorious Over Knox County

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby took on the Eagles on Friday, February 14. With an exciting fourth quarter, the Raiders were able to get the victory 50-49.   The Raiders got off to quick start after Kyle Smith drained a 3-pointer. The game was tied after Knox County’s Connor Hayes hit a 3-pointer, 5-5.…

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Raiders Defeat Green City, Lose Next Two Games

By Marlana Smith   NS vs. Green City   Monday, February 3   The Raiders (No. 5) played No. 4 Green City in the first round of the La Plata Tournament on Monday, February 3. North Shelby won 63-58.   NS took control early in the game and led 21-11 at the end of the…

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NS Captures First Round Win, Drops Next Two Games

By Marlana Smith      Monday, February 3    NS vs. Cairo  North Shelby Lady Raiders (No. 4 seed) took on Cairo (No. 5) at the first-round of the La Plata Tournament on Monday, February 3. NS won 51-41.   North Shelby (12-6) scored 12 points in the first quarter for a 12-6 lead.  …

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