Just one day before his 16th birthday, Oldham County High School sophomore and athlete Tristan Ballinger emerged from his coma, according to Barbara Mackovic, senior manager of media relations at KentuckyOne Health.
This baby boy ushered in 2017 just about four hours into the new year. Edwin Sanchez Fernandez was born on New Year’s Day at 3:50 a.m. at Baptist Health La Grange. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Parents are Jorge Sanchez and Karen Elizabeth Fernandez-Pineda of Carrollton. Edwin has a 3-year-old brother named Jared.
North Oldham finished fifth in the Mitchell F. Irvin Classic, falling to Dixie Heights before defeating Kentucky Country Day and Atherton. Senior guard Jalen Henry returned to play over winter break, adding to the Mustangs’ depth, athleticism and pace of play.