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Today's News

  • OC grad Kiekhefer throwing well in AAA

    A former Colonel is steadily climbing the pro baseball ranks.

    Dean Kiekhefer is approaching the end of his first season with the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Kiekhefer, who was promoted from Double-A Springfield earlier this season, has pitched 32 games this season for Memphis as of Monday.

    The left-handed relief pitcher owns a 2-3 record with a 2.54 ERA. He’s struck out 41 batters in 46 innings while pitching a primarily middle relief role.

  • Oldham County Classic: Mustangs second to St. X at OC Country Club

    BUCKNER – The programs that finished Nos. 1 and 2 in Region 6 last year look like they’ll again be the top two in the region this fall.

    Defending region runner-up North Oldham shot a team score of 293 Monday at the Oldham County Country Club, finishing second to defending region champ St. Xavier (285) in the Sixth Annual Oldham County Classic.

    Tournament host Oldham County (339) was 10th in a field primarily made up of Louisville-area schools. South Oldham (346) was 13th.

  • Boys Golf Preview: Mustangs the best in county

    North Oldham once again looks like the county’s best chance at a Region 6 contender this fall.

    North brings back its entire rotation from last year’s team that went to the state tournament for the first time in program history.

    Oldham County is building around a nice core of young talent and should improve as the season progresses.

    South Oldham must replace some of its best golfers from last year and will rely on a few returning players.

    North Oldham

  • Danner, Harris win Fastline 5K

    130 people took part in Saturday’s Fastline Funraiser 5K race in Buckner despite misty conditions that turned to rain as many neared the finish line.

    Andrew Danner (16:18) and Tracy Harris (19:20) were the men’s and women’s champions, respectively.

    The last race in the series is Sept. 20, benefiting Apple Patch.    

    Registration and info can be found at www.ocgrandslam.com.

    The top 10 men’s and women’s finishers were as follows:

    Men

  • Pegasus Sports Network announces 2014 football coverage

    The Pegasus Sports Network (“PSN”) is proud to announce some exciting new changes as it begins its 36th season covering high school sports in Oldham County.

    The addition of video to the online internet coverage and local cable television coverage are just two of the exciting changes.

  • Littlefield honored for academics

    Former Oldham County football standout and current Murray State University lineman Zach Littlefield has been honored for his academic accomplishments.

    Littlefield has been recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) for Academic Excellence, being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

    This is his third year to be recognized for this honor.

    To be eligible, a student athlete must have achieved at least a 3.25 GPA and have been eligible and participated in an NCAA sponsored sport and used a season of competition.  

  • NOHS softball hires Chomicki

    Stephanie Chomicki has been added as an assistant on coach Erick Anderson’s North Oldham softball staff.

    Chomicki was the head softball coach at Blue Valley High School in Overland Park, Kan., from 2010-14. 

    In her first year as the head coach, she led her team to a second place finish at state, and was voted the Kansas 5A Coach of the Year. 

    Chomicki played Division I softball at Tulsa from 2005-2009. 

  • EOMS football raises more than $1,000

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, partnered with the East Oldham Middle School football team to raise more than $1,000 at a recent Flapjack Fundraiser.

    All proceeds raised at the pancake breakfast will be used to purchase new athletic equipment as the football players train for their upcoming season.

    The EOMS fundraiser was hosted on Aug. 2, at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 1205 Market St. in La Grange.

    The organization sold 202 tickets throughout the community.    

  • OCMS baseball hosts tryouts

    The Oldham County Middle School baseball team is hosting tryouts this month for sixth, seventh and eighth-graders interested in playing.

    The tryouts will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Wendell Moore Park. Please plan on attending both days.

    For questions, contact coach Mark Viehmann at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com or call 502-548-2150.
     

  • South looking for swim coach

    South Oldham is looking for a head swim coach for the 2014-15 school year.

    Anyone interested should contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us or at 502-241-6681.