Sports Briefs Sept. 19th

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By Brad Stephens

 Apple Patch 5k Saturday

University of Kentucky


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The Apple Patch Scenic Road 5K will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The race is the fourth and final leg of the Oldham County Grand Slam.

The race beings at the Oldham County Board of Education property on the corner of Halls Hill Road (Ky. 1817) and Glenarm Road (former Oldham County Nursery site).

The overall male and female winners will receive a customized Louisville Slugger Bat.

Competitors can register at ocgrandslam.com/register. There is $25 individual race-day registration. Registration and packet pickup begin at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race.

Proceeds benefit the Metro United Way, American Cancer Society and March of Dimes.

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Fun run at Creasey Mahan

The Mighty Titans Youth Obstacle Fun Run will take place Saturday at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. The race begins at 11 a.m. with waves going off every 10 minutes until 2 p.m.

The Elite X-Obstacle Race is a three-mile race course for youth ages 6-18. This even offers both race course obstacles and functional exercise stations to push each athlete to their max. An optional two-mile course is available to all Elite X racers.

Sign up at MightyTitanAdventures.com.

Cost is $35 pre-registration and $50 day-of registration. Proceeds benefit the Mahan Preserve.

Bo BBQ, Dairy Freeze Ice Cream and Kid Canvas Face Painting will all be present at the event.

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OCHS to host lacrosse camp

Oldham County High School will host a lacrosse camp for local boys in grades 6-9. Camp dates are Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 12,19 and 26 from 5:30 to 7. Registration on Oct. 29 will start at 5 p.m.

This camp is designed for both the beginner and intermediate player interested in playing competitive lacrosse at the varsity high school level and club teams. This will be a NON-contact camp, helmet, gloves, stick required. Some equipment will be available for use during the camp.

The OCHS Lacrosse coaches and varsity players will conduct a fast paced instruction for the players focusing on technique, stick skills, positioning, and field IQ required for advanced play.

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NOMS cross county boys team wins race

The NOMS girls finished second and the NOMS boys finished first in Saturday’s Rumble Through the Jungle.  This is the third win in a row this year for the boys team.


Top NOMS girls finishers:

Avery Fryman     2nd

Sophie Lossin     29th

Libby Foster        41st

Reagan Lacey     49th

Ainsley Cooper   51st

Rachel Scherer    52nd

Zoe Hill                 63rd

Top NOMS boys finishers:

Riggs Hardy        7th

Nolan Ruggles   12th

Chase Patton      13th

Mason Beard      16th

Jack Fischer        17th


OCHS CC give strong performance

Girls Varsity captured 1st place at the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’, defeating last year’s A state champs, St. Henry by 22 points.  Caroline Grogan was on the tail of 2012 AA State Champ, Gabby Karas the entire race. Grogan came in second breaking the course record in a time of 18:52. Rounding out the top five were Kelly Klump (13th in 20:03), Kati Heil (14th in 20:06 and running with a stress reaction), Chelsea Bear (18th in 20:23) and Briana Vance (21st in 20:39 and setting a new PR). Mary Rumsey, Kalli Heil, and Sammy Griffin supported the cause. 

Boys Varsity placed fourth, beating rival Eastern by seven points. Tyler Lega was our first finisher in eighth place. Our second runner, Drew Maddy (45th in 17:40) set a new PR. Ben Hoffman was our third runner (52nd in 17:47) and also set a PR. Conner Hounshell, in his first year of running cross country, set yet another PR this week of 17:53. Dre Rochet rounded out the top five in one of his best performances in a time of 18:01. Shaun Montgomery set a new PR of 18:07. We had Dylan Romero back in the mix (first race this year) and he put in a strong performance. Eli Christensen set yet another PR this week of 18:50.

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OCHS Boys Soccer will host a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Applebee’s in LaGrange on Sat., Sept. 21 from 8-10 a.m. Cost is $7 each.



Pulling event at OC Fairgrounds

A Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.

There will be pulling competitions for the following categories: Pro Street Diesel (2.6) Trucks, Work Stock Diesel (2.5) Trucks, Hot Farm Tractors and Light Limited Super Stock Tractors.

In addition, there will be 9,000 pound Farm Stock and 11,000 pound Farm Stock pulls under Henry County rules.

The Fairgrounds are located at 2407 W. Hwy 146 in La Grange. Call (502)222-5248 for more information or visit oldhamcountyfairgrounds.com.

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