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  • Region 8 baseball: Anderson ends South's season

    NEW CASTLE – Just call them the “Battlin' and Blazin' Bearcats.”

    Anderson County pitchers Conor Cotton and Josh brown fought their way through a day when they did not have their best stuff while Bearcat runners repeatedly frustrated South Oldham to score a 7-3 win in the Eighth Region high school baseball tournament Monday at Henry County High School.

  • Class 3A Girls Track and Field Championships: Lady Colonels get trio of fourth place finishes

    LEXINGTON – Oldham County’s girls landed in the points throughout the afternoon Saturday at the state track and field championships.

    OC had fourth place finishes in the 4x400 relay, pole vault and triple jump, as well as a fifth place finish in the 300 hurdles.

    Overall the Lady Colonels finished 10th with 20 points. Bryan Station (70 points) won the team title, followed by North Hardin (64) and Central (55). South Oldham didn’t register any points.

  • Class 3A Boys Track and Field Championships: South’s Dowdy twins star

    LEXINGTON – The Dowdy’s showed Saturday why two of the state’s premier long-distance runners come from the same family.

    Sophomore South Oldham twins Cole and Tanner Dowdy finished third and fifth, respectively, in the 3,200 run at the Class 3A state track and field championships at the University of Kentucky.

    The Dowdy’s earned all 10 points for South, which finished tied with Oldham County for 19th place.

    North Hardin (77 points) took the boys’ team title, followed by Trinity (67.5) and St. Xavier (65).

  • Region 8 softball: Anderson beats North softball

    WARSAW – Anderson County’s Bailey Curry and Kaci Currens each hit home runs off North Oldham pitcher Sam Maiocco Monday as the Lady Bearcats ended the Lady Mustangs’ season with a 7-2 win in the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin County.

    North finished its first season under coach Erick Anderson 15-17.

    North took a 1-0 lead in the first when sophomore right fielder Hannah Phillips singled and then scored on an Anderson County error.

  • Region 8 baseball: Wiley one-hits North

    NEW CASTLE – Zach Wiley was hitting spots with his fastball, keeping hitters off-balance with a hard slider and letting a superb defense make plays behind him.

    Wiley pitched a one-hit shutout Monday night for his Collins Titans, who beat North Oldham 4-0 in the final first round game of the Region 8 tournament at Henry County.

    North’s lone hit was a fifth-inning Cameron Masterman single that broke up Wiley’s perfect game. The Bellarmine University signee had already thrown a no-hitter this spring against rival Shelby County.

  • Region 8 softball: Rigdon hits go-ahead single in OC semifinal win

    WARSAW – Oldham County was only able to piece together one rally Tuesday against Gallatin County pitcher Danielle Nichelson. It proved to be the difference in the Lady Colonels continuing their season.

    OC took a 2-1 lead with two runs in the fifth and held on to win by that score in the semifinals of the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin. The Lady Colonels (23-11-1) advanced to the title game, where they'll take on Anderson County at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Region 8 softball: Lady Colonels beat Collins in opener

    WARSAW – A big first inning paved the way for an Oldham County first round win Monday.

    The Lady Colonels broke out of the gate with four runs and held on to beat Collins 7-4 in the first game of the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin County.

    OC will meet the winner of Monday's Gallatin County vs. Grant County game at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    “The main thing was hitting,” OC coach Steve Leanhart said. “That's our team.

  • Boys Class 2A Track and Field: Fryman leads the way as Mustangs run second

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham came close to pulling off a boys/girls Class 2A sweep Friday.

    The Mustang boys finished with 51 points in the state championships at the University of Kentucky, putting them in a second-place tie with Paducah Tilghman. Highlands finished as state champion with 56 points.

    North's runner-up finish came one year a 31st place, seven-point showing at the state level.

  • Girls Class 2A Track and Field: North wins first state title

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham sprinted, ran, threw, jumped and vaulted its way a true team championship Friday night.

    The Lady Mustangs totaled 90.5 points, beating second-place Lexington Catholic by 27.5 points to win the program's first Class 2A state track and field title at the University of Kentucky.

    Lexington Catholic was runner-up with 63 points, followed by Western Hills (59), Highlands (55) and Paducah Tilghman (46).

  • District 29 baseball: Dragons beat North for district title sweep

    GOSHEN – A half-inning after South Oldham gave away a two-run lead against North Oldham Wednesday, the Dragons came right back to take control and win a district title.

    South scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 7-3 lead on its way to a 7-4 win in the District 29 title game at North. The No. 1 seed Dragons (19-9) had already won the regular season district title and added a tournament crown to an impressive 2014 season.