http://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en NOLL 12's cruise to district crown http://www.oldhamera.com/content/noll-12s-cruise-district-crown <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/noll_celebration.jpg" alt="North Oldham Little League third baseman Steven Votaw is mobbed by teammates after his three-run home run gave the NOLL 12’s an 8-0 lead Tuesday. NOLL beat Nelson County 24-2 to win the District 2 title and clinch a spot in the state tournament later this month in Bowling Green." title="North Oldham Little League third baseman Steven Votaw is mobbed by teammates after his three-run home run gave the NOLL 12’s an 8-0 lead Tuesday. NOLL beat Nelson County 24-2 to win the District 2 title and clinch a spot in the state tournament later this month in Bowling Green." align="left" hspace="6" width="130" height="85" /><p> LA GRANGE &ndash; North Oldham Little League&rsquo;s 12-year-olds crushed the field on their way to a District 2 title.</p> <p> NOLL capped off a dominant tournament with a 24-2 win over Nelson County Tuesday night in the championship game at Brad Clifford Field at Walsh Park.</p> <p> The 22-run win came on the heels of a 13-0 win Sunday over Nelson in NOLL&rsquo;s first tournament game. NOLL also beat Nelson 16-2 and South Oldham 21-4 last week in pool play.</p> Aces ready for state tournament http://www.oldhamera.com/content/aces-ready-state-tournament <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ben_bethay_zack_wilson.jpg" alt="Oldham Aces Ben Bethay (left) and Zack Wilson enjoy a victory during a tournament at Lindsey Wilson College." title="Oldham Aces Ben Bethay (left) and Zack Wilson enjoy a victory during a tournament at Lindsey Wilson College." align="left" hspace="6" width="143" height="85" /><p> Coach Ed Raymond hopes a hard schedule has gotten his team prepared for the challenges of a state tournament.</p> <p> The Oldham Aces, based out of American Legion Post 39 in La Grange, will be in Benton this weekend for the U-17 state tournament.</p> <p> The double-elimination tournament starts Thursday and runs through the weekend.</p> <p> Oldham has played .500-ball during the season, which started in early June, Raymond said.</p> <p> The Aces have traveled around the region playing in weekend tournaments.</p> Aces ready for state tournament http://www.oldhamera.com/content/aces-ready-state-tournament <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ben_bethay_zack_wilson.jpg" alt="Oldham Aces Ben Bethay (left) and Zack Wilson enjoy a victory during a tournament at Lindsey Wilson College." title="Oldham Aces Ben Bethay (left) and Zack Wilson enjoy a victory during a tournament at Lindsey Wilson College." align="left" hspace="6" width="143" height="85" /><p> Coach Ed Raymond hopes a hard schedule has gotten his team prepared for the challenges of a state tournament.</p> <p> The Oldham Aces, based out of American Legion Post 39 in La Grange, will be in Benton this weekend for the U-17 state tournament.</p> <p> The double-elimination tournament starts Thursday and runs through the weekend.</p> <p> Oldham has played .500-ball during the season, which started in early June, Raymond said.</p> <p> The Aces have traveled around the region playing in weekend tournaments.</p> South hosts middle school basketball camp http://www.oldhamera.com/content/south-hosts-middle-school-basketball-camp <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chase_lawson.jpg" alt="Camper Chase Lawson looks to take a shot during South Oldham’s boys basketball camp Tuesday in Crestwood." title="Camper Chase Lawson looks to take a shot during South Oldham’s boys basketball camp Tuesday in Crestwood." align="left" hspace="6" width="45" height="85" /><p> Sixty-one middle schoolers were in Crestwood this week at South Oldham&rsquo;s boys basketball camp.</p> <p> Dragon coaches and former players served as counselors, working stations and facilitating pickup games.</p> <p> South will host a camp next week for elementary-aged students.</p> <p> Eighty-five kids are pre-registered for that camp with more walk-up players expected, coach Steve Simpson said.<br /> &nbsp;</p> South hosts middle school basketball camp http://www.oldhamera.com/content/south-hosts-middle-school-basketball-camp <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chase_lawson.jpg" alt="Camper Chase Lawson looks to take a shot during South Oldham’s boys basketball camp Tuesday in Crestwood." title="Camper Chase Lawson looks to take a shot during South Oldham’s boys basketball camp Tuesday in Crestwood." align="left" hspace="6" width="45" height="85" /><p> Sixty-one middle schoolers were in Crestwood this week at South Oldham&rsquo;s boys basketball camp.</p> <p> Dragon coaches and former players served as counselors, working stations and facilitating pickup games.</p> <p> South will host a camp next week for elementary-aged students.</p> <p> Eighty-five kids are pre-registered for that camp with more walk-up players expected, coach Steve Simpson said.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Three homers lead North Oldham 12’s to pool victory http://www.oldhamera.com/content/three-homers-lead-north-oldham-12%E2%80%99s-pool-victory <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ross_pfost.jpg" alt="North Oldham Little League’s Ross Pfost waits on a pitch during NOLL’s 21-4 win over South Oldham July 3 in La Grange." title="North Oldham Little League’s Ross Pfost waits on a pitch during NOLL’s 21-4 win over South Oldham July 3 in La Grange." align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> LA GRANGE &ndash; North Oldham Little League&rsquo;s 12-year-olds brought out the big bats in clinching a District 2 pool play title July 3.</p> <p> NOLL hit three home runs on its way to a 21-4 win over South Oldham at Brad Clifford Field at Walsh Park.</p> <p> The win, coupled with NOLL&rsquo;s win at Nelson County the night before, gave NOLL home field in the double-elimination district tournament, which was played over the weekend.</p> South Oldham Team of the Year http://www.oldhamera.com/content/south-oldham-team-year <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/so_team_of_year.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> The 2013-14 Dragons embraced the motto of &ldquo;New Team, Same Dream.&rdquo;</p> <p> That dream came true in March when South Oldham reeled off three dramatic wins to claim a second straight Region 8 Tournament.</p> <p> Coach Steve Simpson&rsquo;s South team lost just three regular season games and won the inaugural John Fendley Classic at home over Christmas break.</p> <p> The Dragons tripped up in the district title game, losing 74-67 to rival Oldham County.</p> South Oldham Team of the Year http://www.oldhamera.com/content/south-oldham-team-year <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/so_team_of_year.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> The 2013-14 Dragons embraced the motto of &ldquo;New Team, Same Dream.&rdquo;</p> <p> That dream came true in March when South Oldham reeled off three dramatic wins to claim a second straight Region 8 Tournament.</p> <p> Coach Steve Simpson&rsquo;s South team lost just three regular season games and won the inaugural John Fendley Classic at home over Christmas break.</p> <p> The Dragons tripped up in the district title game, losing 74-67 to rival Oldham County.</p>