For almost every high school football player, the goal of winning a state championship serves as the pinnacle objective. Winning the state championship, reaching the state tournament and districts all pile onto a long list of aspirations for coaches and players, but North Oldham High School senior Landin Jones wants something else.
It will be almost exactly three months since Joe Gamsky was named the head coach of the North Oldham football program when the Mustangs open their season against Western on Aug. 19. Since then, Gamsky has filled the program with a fresh start after the 2015 team finished 3-7 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2006.
The first time Ralph Richardson played basketball, he was barefoot and wearing overalls at the age of 13. It is quite a simple beginning for one of the most decorated basketball players in the state of Kentucky’s history. Last month, Richardson was inducted into the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame in Elizabethtown.
Well-conditioned is the best way to describe Oldham County High School football players Trey Tucker and Will Stanley. The two seniors will be playing both ways this season, Tucker at safety and receiver and Stanley at outside linebacker and receiver.
Few football teams can say they ended their season on a win, but it happens to be something the Oldham County High School football can claim after a 1-9 season in 2015. The Colonels broke through in the final week of the regular season with a 31-26 win over Jeffersontown and headed into the offseason with positive momentum.
Mason Lenhart led the North Oldham Boys Golf team to a two-stroke victory over Trinity at the Oldham County Classic on Monday at the Nevel Meade Golf Course. The 17-team tournament was hosted by Oldham County High School and 90 golfers competed in the one-round tournament.
Radio commentator, Paul Harvey, tells about a 3-year-old boy who went to the grocery store with his mother. Before they entered the grocery store she said to him, “Now you’re not going to get any chocolate chip cookies, so don’t even ask.”