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BaseballKiekhefer makes U of L pitching debut

When: Sunday.Where: University of Louisville.What: Former Oldham County High School standout Dean Kiekhefer made his college baseball debut on the mound for the University of Louisville.Kiekhefer threw three scoreless innings in an 8-5 loss to Cleveland State.The No. 22 ranked Cardinals, who reached the College World Series last season, swept the Vikings in a doubleheader Saturday.In his three innings of work, Kiekhefer gave up three hits and with two strikeouts and no walks.A first team all-state pick his senior year at OCHS, Kiekhefer was 7-0 on the mound with a state best .028 ERA.He also hit a team-high .500 while playing centerfield for the Colonels.Dillman helping Bellarmine in senior yearWhen: Sunday.Where: Bellarmine University.What: Former South Oldham High School standout Jeff Dillman is continuing his stellar baseball career at Bellarmine University.A starting senior first baseman, Dillman had two doubles Sunday in a 9-3 extra inning loss to Ashland.He drove in a run, scored a run and was intentionally walked in the bottom of the seventh.Dillman led the Knights in hitting last year with a .309 average and had a team-high 56 hits.

Youth Football ClinicJoseph sets football clinic datesWhen: This spring and summer.Where: Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville.What: Former South Oldham High School football player Keith Joseph is offering a series of football clinics this spring and summer at Tom Sawyer State Park.The first clinic is March 24-28 with a March 14 registration deadline. The second clinic is May 12-16 with a May 2 registration deadline.The third clinic is June 16-20 with a June 6 deadline. Each clinic runs daily from 6 to 8 p.m. and the cost of each is $95.For information go to kjfundamentalfootballclinic.com/registration.html or call 417-6694.BasketballOldham County vs. BallardScore: 70-57 Ballard.When: Friday.Where: Oldham County.Key players: Oldham County’s Lindsay Melton. Ballard’s Amy Lomax and Jade Barber.Game highlights: Ballard opened up a six-point halftime lead behind the play of center Jade Barber and forward Amy Lomax and slowly built on it in the second half.Barber, a 6-foot-2 junior, had 18 points and 20 rebounds while Lomax hit for 19. Ballard put four players in double figures.OCHS stayed close on a career, senior night performance from 6-foot-1 forward Lindsay Melton who scored 30 points.BALLARD - 12 14 20 24 70 - Saunders 3, Hietz 13, Lomax 19, Barber 18, Stafford 15, Shanklin 2, 70.OCHS – 14 6 17 20 57 – Lindsay Melton 30, Brianna Howard 2, Emily Lape 8, Audri Beaudrie 8, Ericka Hardin 5, Tara Huckvale 4, 57.North Oldham vs. DossScore: 76-72 North OldhamWhen: Friday.Where: North Oldham.Key players: North Oldham’s Nate Goodson, Mike Rowan and Alex Foley. Doss’ Alex Weatherington.Game highlights: The Mustangs overcame a poor third quarter that allowed Doss to cut a 13-point lead to three at one stage with some clutch shooting down the stretch to win.Senior point guard Nate Goodson led the Mustangs with 17 points while Mike Rowan hit for 14 and Alex Foley for 12. Clay Watson continued to give NOHS a big lift as he scored 10 points. NOHS finished with 17 regular season wins to tie for the most in school history.NOHS - 21 31 7 17 76 - Nate Goodson 19, Kevin Christian 8, Alex Foley 12, Mike Rowan 14, Ryan Gallas 2, Clay Watson 10, Sam Haley 9, Tyler St. Julien 2, 76.DOSS – 12 32 17 11 72 – Dalton 5, Glenn 14, Unseld 2, Clemons 18, Weatherington 17, Ricketts 10, Townsend 6, 72.

North Oldham vs. DossScore: 58-37 Doss.When: Friday.Where: North Oldham.Key players: North Oldham’s Angela Russo and Erin Overcash. Doss’ Alexis Hester and Terri Covington.Game Highlights: Leading 10-9 at the close of the first quarter, the Lady Mustangs could not find a way to score in the second period as Doss went on a 17-2 tear to break the game open. Doss put four players in double figures led by Alexis Hester with 16 points. Erin Overcash led NOHS with eight points.DOSS - 9 17 13 19 58 - Baker 13, Evans 13, Covington 14, Hester 16, Revolus 2, 58.NOHS - 10 2 14 11 37 - Angela Russo 7, Kernesha Bush 5, Allison Olive 2, Brittany Silberisen 6, Erin Overcash 8, Olivia Raffli 3, Kelli Condren 6, 37.Oldham County vs. WaggenerScore: 57-47 Waggener.When: Feb. 19.Where: Oldham County.Key players: Oldham County’s Matt Day and Billie Payne. Waggener’s Jesstin Devoe and Dayvon Sloan.Game highlights: Waggener jumped out to a 19-8 first quarter lead behind the shooting of guards Jesstin Devoe and Dayvon Sloane and held the Colonels off the rest of the way. Devoe scored a game-high 26 points while Sloan had 15 including three three-pointers. The Colonels tried to stay close behind their front line with Matt Day scoring 13 points and Billie Payne 12.WAGGENER - 19 8 17 13 57 - Devoe 26, Sloan 15, Bradshaw 11, Richardson 5, 57.OCHS - 8 12 13 14 47 - Eric Dunlap 10, Grant Ruble 5, Billie Payne 12, Matt Moore 7, Matt Day 13, 47.North Oldham vs. Gallatin CountyScore: 69-68 North Oldham.When: Feb. 19.Where: North Oldham.Key players: North Oldham’s Mike Rowan, Clay Watson and Nate Goodson. Gallatin County’s Trent Maddox and Tyler Jones.Game highlights: Gallatin County’s Trent Maddox had a 10-footer at the buzzer rim out as the Mustangs picked up a big road win over the regional Class A champions.NOHS got a huge late boost from senior forward Mike Rowan as he scored 11 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter in this back and forth game. The Mustangs also got 15 points from senior forward Clay Watson. Maddox led the Wildcats with 14 points. Gallatin also got 14 points from Tyler Jones and Scott Brown.NOHS - 12 23 15 19 69 - Nate Goodson 10, Kevin Christian 6, Alex Foley 8, Mike Rowan 22, Ryan Gallas 4, Clay Watson 15, Sam Haley 3, Devin Rowan 1, 69.GALLATIN COUNTY - 11 19 22 16 68 - Maddox 14, T. Jones 14, Brown 14, Z. Jones 5, Carlton 11, Henson 4, Davis 6, 68.