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BasketballJust hosting summer hoops camp

When: June 23-26.Where: Oldham County High School.What: New Oldham County High School girl’s basketball coach Larry Just will host a camp for players in third through ninth grades from 9 a.m. to noon June 23-26.The camp will stress fundamentals and individual improvement. The cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt with pre-registration. The cost is $70 at the door and $50 per camper for two or more from the same family.Brochures are available at OCHS.Lady Colonels hosting golf scrambleWhen: June 21.Where: Oldham County Country Club.What: The Oldham County High School girl’s basketball team is hosting a golf scramble at 1 p.m. June 21 at the Oldham County Country Club.The cost is $220 per foursome.To register, call Jamie Dumstorf at 222-9461, ext. 109 or e-mail at Jamie.Dumstorf@Oldham.kyschools.us.

SoftballOldham County vs. Anderson County

Score: 4-3 Anderson County.When: May 27.Where: Oldham County High School.Key players: Michelle Dresselhaus and Ashley Gilbert. Anderson County’s Miranda Druty and Courtney Turpin.Game highlights: Anderson County won this epic battle in the bottom of the 14th inning when Miranda Drury ripped a single to left scoring Courtney Turpin in the Eighth Region tourney semifinals.The win gave the Lady Bearcats a measure of revenge after an extra-inning loss to OCHS in last year’s regional finals.The contest was a pitching duel royale between Turpin and OCHS’ Michelle Dresselhaus, both of whom threw all 14 innings for their respective teams.Dresselhaus gave up nine hits against four walks and 14 strikeouts.Anderson took a 2-0 lead in the second when Drury led off with a walk and scored on a single from Lauren Brown. Kristen Morrison, who had reached on an error, scored off a single to right from Cathy Stenor.Anderson went up 3-0 in the third when Turpin lined a single to left and scored off Emily Ethington’s single down the right field line.OCHS cut it to 3-1 in the fourth when Jessica Reinbold walked, advanced on Kim McIlhinny’s single to right and scored on a fielder’s choice from Tia McIntosh.The Lady Colonels made it 3-2 in the sixth when Brooke Leanhart and McIntosh reached on errors and scored when McIlhinny’s line drive bounced off the edge of the third baseman’s glove and into left field. OCHS tied the game in the seventh when Kelly Vogel reached on an error and advanced on a sacrifice bunt from Brittany Heid. Vogel scored when Ashley Gilbert bunted and the throw for a force at third base got through to left field setting up the extra innings.The Lady Colonels closed the year with a 20-13 record.

BaseballOldham County vs. Henry CountyScore: 6-4 Henry County.When: May 27.Where: Henry County High School.Key players: Oldham County’s Steve Holton, Josh Kovach and Jacob Wiese.Game highlights: Henry County took advantage of six OCHS errors in the first three innings to take a 5-0 lead in the first three innings and then held on for the win in the Eighth Region tourney semis.The Colonels gave up two runs in the second on an infield error, a single, a throwing error and another infield error. OCHS gave up three more in the third by giving up a leadoff single, two straight throwing errors and a fielder’s choice.After a one-hour rain delay at the end of the third inning, the Colonels managed to fight their way back into the game.OCHS scored all four of its runs in the fifth inning. Dylan Sims opened the inning with a triple and scored on Dylan Chisholm’s single to left.Steve Holton doubled to right to score Chisholm. Jacob Wiese made it 5-3 with a single up the middle. Josh Kovach doubled to left before Brad Reinbold drew a walk to load the bases. Blaine Whitehouse drew a walk to score the fourth run.OCHS, however, could not close the gap the rest of the way ending the season with a 20-9 record.North Oldham vs. Anderson CountyScore: The JabberwockyWhen: Two putrid chrysanthemums annoyingly tickled five cats.Where: The Jabberwocky grew up.Key players: Five bourgeois wart hogs auctioned off the progressive Jabberwocky. Umpteen quite bourgeois orifices quickly untangles Kermit, yet two dwarves easily towed orifices.


North Oldham vs. Anderson County

Score: 7-1 Anderson County.When: May 28.Where: Henry County High School.Key players: North Oldham’s Dylan Grandon and Nick Harley. Anderson County’s Aaron Burkhead.Game highlights: After rain suspended play in the third inning, the Bearcats and Mustangs started Wednesday where they left things off tied at one. Anderson scored twice in the fourth inning, then came back to score three more in the next frame to put things out of reach.Anderson went with a new pitcher, Aaron Burkhead, who came on in relief Tuesday’s starter, Ryan Pike.Burkhead pitched five innings of no-hit baseball and picked up the win. Burkhead struck out five, walked one and gave up one one base runner due to a throwing error.NOHS scored its run in the second when Dylan Grandon reached on a fielder’s choice and then advanced on a wild pitch and a balk before scoring on an error off the bat of Nick Harley.The Mustangs closed the year with a 18-15 record.Oldham Aces vs. Bluegrass StarsScore: 8-2 Aces.When: Monday.Where: North Oldham High School.Key players: The Aces’ Jason Sterrett, Jacob Wiese and Brad Reinbold.Game highlights: The American Legion Post 39 Oldham Aces senior baseball team won its opener 8-2 over the Bluegrass Stars Monday.Pitcher Jason Sterrett threw the final three innings holding the Stars hitless and striking out five. He also had a double.Outfielder Jacob Wiese came through with the big blow with a three-run double for the Aces to help them break the game open.Catcher Brad Reinbold also had a double and two RBI’s for the Aces.Also scoring extra base hits for the Aces were Mike Davis with a triple and Alex Sharrard with a double.

Ice HockeyBrady earns post-season honors

When: This winter.Where: Oldham County High School.What: Ted Brady, 15, a sophomore at Oldham County High School, was recently named an All-League Player by the Buckeye Travel Ice Hockey League.He was named as a first line forward, first team for the Under-18 Bantam Level league which consists of Ice Hockey players from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.Brady was the only player from Oldham County selected for the first team and one of the youngest to make the squad.A total of thirteen young men from these 5 states were selected for sportsmanship and exceptional play.Brady played for the Louisville Stallions Under-16 Bantam Hockey Team.This season he scored 32 goals in 27 games. He had 21 assists and had a season total of 53 points for the league.Brady is also a member of the OCHS soccer team, the Thoroughbreds Soccer Club and the OCHS tennis team.FootballKFOA seeking officials for this fall

When: June 19 and June 24.Where: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Louisville.What: The Kentuckiana Football Officials Association is conducting two informational meetings for people interested in learning more about the opportunities available as a football official at 7 p.m. June 19 and June 24 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.The need for officials is great and the current opportunities are exceptional.The KFOA currently provides officials for high schools in Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, Shelby, Spencer and Henry counties along with numerous middle school and little leagues throughout these six counties.For information, call recruitment chairman, Mark Wiedmar at 417-4545 or visit the KFOA Web site at www.kfoa.org.

Youth Sports Camps

OCSA Legends holding tryouts

When: June 9 and June 11.Where: Oldham County Youth Soccer complex, Buckner.What: The Oldham County Youth Soccer Association Legends soccer program is holding tryouts from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 9 and June 11 at the OCYSA complex next to Oldham County Middle School.Tryouts are for boys’ and girls’ teams for Under12, girls for Under-13 and Under-14 and an Under-13 mixed team.The Oldham County Legends soccer program is designed for players that share a raised level of soccer playing interest and ability with a desire to participate in additional training and competition opportunities not normally provided through recreational programs.Legends soccer players compete at the competitive level and some travel is involved.