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BasketballGoodson, Jones head all-tourney teams
When: Last week.Where: Shelby County High School and Henry County High School.What: North Oldham High School’s Nate Goodson and South Oldham High School’s Lauren Jones led the local players on the all-Eighth Region tourney teams for their strong play in the respective tournaments last week.Goodson, a 5-foot-9 senior guard, made the team for the first time after helping the Mustangs beat Walton-Verona before falling to Gallatin County in the regional semis. He was joined on the team by senior center Ryan Gallas who had 11 rebounds in the Gallatin County game.SOHS, which fell to eventual regional champion Shelby County in the semis after beating Simon Kenton in the first round, placed senior Aaron Carrithers and junior Drew Kraemer on the team.Jones made the team for the second year in a row after helping the Lady Dragons reach the semis where they fell to eventual champion Simon Kenton. She was joined by Jordann McGuffin who hit the game-winning shot in the Lady Dragons’ first round upset win of defending regional champion Shelby County.They were joined on the team by Oldham County High School’s Lindsay Melton, a 6-foot-1 senior forward who had 14 points in the Lady Colonels’ upset loss to Walton-Verona in the first round.The 29th District all-tourney teams have also been corrected.OCHS’ Audri Beaudrie and SOHS’ Kristin Mabrey both made the team and were left off.
Scholarship NewsDiGiuro Fund sets racetrack fundraiser
When: June 7.Where: Churchill Downs.What: The Trent DiGiuro Foundation will host its 11th annual Day at the Races at Churchill Downs on June 7, the day of the Belmont Stakes.The event is on Millionaire’s Row. Tickets will be available in early May.All proceeds go to fund scholarships sponsored by the foundation for student-athletes at the three local high schools and the University of Kentucky.
Clover Leaf run taking registration
When: Saturday.Where: Wendell Moore Park, Buckner.What: The Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the third annual Clover Leaf 10K run at 9 a.m. March 22.The starts at the John Black Community center. Early registration is $12. Late registration, including race day, is $15.Prizes are given in a variety of age groups and all participants receive a long-sleeve T-shirt. Volunteers are needed.For information, call 225-0656.Youth tennis lessons offeredWhen: Registration starts April 1.Where: Wendell Moore Park, Briar Hill Park and Immaculate Conception.What: The Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department will offer beginning tennis lessons for kids ages 6-8 and 9-12. Lessons meet at the courts at Wendell Moore Park, Briar Hill Park and Immaculate Conception. Morning classes meet twice a week for four weeks for $48. Evening classes meet once a week for six weeks for $36. Sessions start in June. For information, call 225-0656.Adult tennis lessons offeredWhen: Registration starts April 1.Where: Wendell Moore Park, Briar Hill Park and Immaculate Conception.What: The Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department will offer tennis lessons tennis lessons for adults. Lessons meet on the courts at Wendell Moore Park, Briar Hill Park and Immaculate Conception. Classes will meet once a week for six weeks on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday evenings. The cost for the lessons is $36. Sessions begin in late May. For information, call 225-0656.Softball tourney taking registrationWhen: April 12-13.Where: Wendell Moore Park, Buckner.What: The Oldham County Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration for a double elimination coed softball tournament April 12-13. The cost is $190 per team. Registration ends April 8. All games will be played at Wendell Moore Park. Tournament champs receive $200 off entry into the spring league, sponsor’s trophy and T-shirts.For information, call 225-0656.