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Today's News

  • Girls Basketball: Collins takes down OC at buzzer

    BUCKNER – One day after winning at the buzzer, Oldham County lost at the horn Saturday afternoon.

    Collins senior Mary Borders hit a 3-pointer deep in the right corner before the clock hit zero, giving the Lady Titans a 42-41 road win at OC.

    The last-second loss came less than 24 hours after Lady Colonel guard Kasey Wernert hit a buzzer-beating right-handed floater to sink Gallatin County 51-50 on the same floor.

    OC led 37-30 in the final minutes before coach Jace Bryant said his team gave the game away.

  • Boys Basketball: Cantrell powers South to home win

    CRESTWOOD – Injuries have forced South Oldham coach Steve Simpson to spend the last month tweaking his lineup.

    One of those tweaks has been to move sophomore Cooper Cantrell from the bench into the lineup. And after originally having him play point guard in place of injured junior Grant Williams, Simpson has moved Cantrell off the ball to small forward.

    Cantrell scored 13 points in a loss to Mercer County Tuesday, then played his career game Thursday night.

  • Boys Basketball: Heckenberg, Henry combine to beat Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG – All it took was one look.

    Deadlocked in a 68-68 duel with Anderson County and less than 30 seconds to play, North Oldham's Taylor Heckenberg glanced to his right. A simple backdoor play was there for the taking.

    Heckenberg found Jon Jon Henry behind the Anderson defense for a layup. Fouled on the play, Henry converted the 3-point play that powered North to a 73-71 win over the host Bearcats in a Region 8 showdown Tuesday.

  • Boys Basketball: Hard-to-guard Henry leads North

    Jalen Henry cracked up Monday when he was asked how a team might go about guarding his older brother, Jon Jon Henry.

    “I really don’t know,” Jalen said. “I guess you’d have to play him really close, just don’t let him get the ball… But I don’t think you can stop that, really.”

    Not many people have stopped Jon Jon Henry this season.

  • Wrestling: North Oldham tops Bullitt Central
  • Girls Basketball: South third-quarter run buries North

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham lost the first, second and fourth quarters against North Oldham Wednesday night by a combined total of 39-38.

    Fortunately for the Lady Dragons the teams played a third quarter, and that’s where they dominated.

    South out-scored the Lady Mustangs 26-4 in the third and won 64-43 in a District 29 matchup.

    The Lady Dragons (10-7, 2-0 district) can now clinch the top seed in next month's district tournament if they beat Trimble County at home on Feb. 2.

  • Why do people hate Christians?

    “Christianity is not a religion it is a dangerous mind-control program that encourages genocide.” “Christianity was made to brainwash. This is how people got power and money while others believed that all this was because they ‘served God.’ ”

    “Then my father went on to tell me that I am going to pay, and how he is going to make my life a living hell, and started threatening me with a reversed mortgage when he dies.”

  • Helpful tips to keep from breaking those resolutions

    Each year, millions of Americans resolve to get in better shape and become healthier versions of themselves. According to a recent YMCA survey of more than 1,000 adults, less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolution in 2014. An overwhelming 71 percent said they tried but fell short, and 40 percent confessed that they made it through only a couple of weeks or months.

  • Holy Land ‘private tours’

    While working in Germany this week, I decided to make the most of the weather by taking a little stroll. Temps are in the 40s, but compared to the frigid temperatures I left in Indiana, Berlin is a tropical paradise.

  • Strategies for opening your heart

    I have the privilege of officiating at many weddings. The challenge at the wedding ceremony is to always add a few personal words of inspiration, words the couple and those attending will remember. I often recommend the following strategies for opening up our hearts to one another. These strategies can be applied to any true relationship.