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Today's News

  • River City Legends host Kick Cancer game

    The River City Legends, a semi-professional indoor soccer team that plays in the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) Premier Division, will be hosting the Evansville Kings in the annual Kick Cancer game Nov. 16.

    The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at the YMCA Sports Arena in Buckner.

    Tickets are $5 and all proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. A local resident, Kailen Combs Taylor, will be sharing her story about her battle with cancer as well as raising awareness.

  • Sports briefs

    Stunners hosting tryouts  Nov. 16

    The Louisville Stunners 2000 fastpitch will be holding tryouts for their competitive travel team on Saturday November 16th in Shelbyville. 

    If your daughter was born in the year 2000 or later and wishes to compete at the highest level of fastpitch softball, please contact coach Brian Webb at 502-321-3985 or at briwebb13@gmail.com for tryout details.

    Turkey Trotter 8K Run/Walk

  • Mercy ends OC volleyball’s run in state quarters

    LOUISVILLE - The Oldham County Lady Colonel volleyball team accomplished its preseason goal of getting to state, but a powerhouse Mercy team ended its championship dreams Saturday morning.

       The Jaguars ran past OC 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-16) in the state quarterfinals Saturday at Valley High School.

       “We had a good game plan and we were healthy and prepared,” coach Vincent McDonough said about how his team went into the game.

  • North Oldham girls finish third in Class 2A XC

    LEXINGTON – Sophomore Erin Edmundson led the way with a seventh-place finish Saturday as North Oldham finished third in the Class 2A girls state cross-country meet.

       “Anytime the girls can get on the podium, I’m proud of them, obviously,” coach Christie Sykora said. “They’re a good group of girls and they run well together.”

       North’s team score of 176 trailed only state champion Highlands (76) and Christian Academy-Louisville (152).

  • Lady Colonels’ first loss comes in state semifinals

    LEXINGTON – The most successful season in Oldham County girls soccer history finally came to a close Nov. 7.

       Two rapid-fire, second-half Sacred Heart goals buried the Lady Colonels in a 3-0 Valkyries win at Dunbar High School in the state semifinals.    

       The loss, the first of the year for OC (23-1-1) ended the Lady Colonels’ season the deepest into the playoffs they’d ever advanced.

  • Mustangs make it four in a row at cross country meet

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham seniors Nolan Ruhs, Tyler Thompson, Luke Tarvestad and Matt Powers ended their careers Saturday with a special distinction.

       The quartet went through their entire Mustang cross country careers without ever losing a cross country championship.

       North won its fourth straight Class 2A boys title Saturday during a windy day at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Mustangs’ combined team score of 53 put them ahead of second-place Covington Catholic (69).

  • Brown resigns as OC football coach

    After being associated with Oldham County’s football program for the better part of two decades, Matt Brown has stepped down.

       Brown resigned this week from his position as OC’s football coach, days after the Colonels’ season was ended by a 48-0 loss to Male. OC ended the year 2-9.

       The decision to step down after six years as the Colonels’ head coach came as a result of wanting to spend more time with his family, Brown said.

  • High-flying Franklin meets South Friday

       South Oldham football took down a one-man band last week. This week the Dragons will have to stop one of the state’s best ensembles.

       South will welcome Franklin County to Crestwood at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. A win Friday puts the Dragons in the quarterfinals and another step closer to the state championships next month in Bowling Green.

       Friday’s showdown will pit one of the state’s hottest teams against an opponent with one of the state’s best records.

  • North heads to Western for second round

    North Oldham will be hoping the second round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday go about as well as the first did.

       The Mustangs will go to Louisville to meet Western at 7:30 p.m. Friday, one week after they dismantled Doss 49-12 back home in Goshen.

       The Warriors (6-5) scrimmaged North (8-3) before the season, and senior quarterback/linebacker Keenan Dowd said the Mustangs are expecting a solid Western squad.

  • Local farmers awarded for conservation efforts

    Jon and Sylvia Bednarski just wanted to do things the right way when they began developing their farm some 13 years ago. They didn’t expect to be rewarded for it.

    The Bednarski’s were recently named the 2013 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award recipients for the conservation efforts they’ve undertaken at their Sherwood Acres Farm. The award, from the Sand County Foundation and the Kentucky Agricultural Council, honors a Kentucky landowner for their “achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.”