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Today's Sports

  • Track and Field: Area runners...

    Local runners turned in record performances against the top talent from surrounding states at the Eastern Relays.

    North Oldham’s girls team turned in eight total personal records and the boys team produced two school records at the meet held at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Park.

    South Oldham turned in two school records and Oldham County turned six personal records.

  • Turning the Corner: Skaggs preps...

    BUCKNER — Hundreds of trophies are organized into a section of Dylan Skaggs’ basement. There’s hundreds more plaques somewhere else in the home. He estimates about 400 total.

    He’s a four-time state champion and this Sunday he’s going after a national championship. His sport doesn’t involve a team and a ball or running long distances.

    It’s just Skaggs, a Kawasaki and a lot of dirt.

  • Harper: Control or Chaos in...

    By Chuck Harper
    Guest Columnist

    Many of you Era-ites of my generation will remember the early 1970s sitcom, Get Smart. It featured the bumbling exploits of Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, of the counterintelligence agency Control. Control’s archenemy was the evil organization known as C.H.A.O.S. Follow me now because there’s a deep parallel here that can help you determine the outcome of Kentucky Derby 142.

  • Baseball: Mustangs show...

    North Oldham is finding itself caught between competing and learning how to win. Right now, Mustangs coach Zach Ivester believes his team is in the process of learning while showing frequent signs that North can compete with the best of the best.

    “We’re starting to come together and round into form a little bit and I’m excited to see it,” Ivester said.

  • Justin Thomas hosts AJGA...

    SIMPSONVILLE — Justin Thomas gives proper credit to an association that helped shape his golf career. 

    In return, the American Junior Golf Association honored the Goshen native in a way Thomas never thought would happen at such a young age.

  • Softball: New approach has Lady...

    CRESTWOOD – Taylor Sheller has a habit of drawing plenty of walks via getting hit by pitches.

    She drew a walk by that method in her first at bat in last Friday’s game at South Oldham. In her second appearance, she decided to be aggressive.

    “I get hit a ridiculous amount of times,” Sheller said. “Then I was like, ‘first pitch, I’m going to take it.’”

  • Girls Lacrosse: North Oldham...

    North Oldham overcame an early deficit and dominated the second half in a 13-10 victory at South Oldham Thursday.

    Led by five goals from Catie Berkemeier in the second half, North Oldham (6-4) controlled the last 25 minutes of the game to move to 1-0 in district play.

    It was the sixth straight win for North Oldham after starting the season 0-4. The Lady Mustangs are riding a wave of momentum after going 5-0 last week to win the red division of the Braveheart Tournament at Sacred Heart Academy.

  • Harper: The Derby Trail: A...

    By Chuck Harper
    Guest Columnist

    As far back as I can remember, there’s always been something magical about a horse to me. I grew up taking care of them.

    I grew up watching Roy Rogers and Trigger. I marveled at how the Lone Ranger expertly handled his gallant steed Silver.

  • Girls Lacrosse: Lady Mustangs...

    North Oldham claimed the red division championship with a 5-4 win over Male in the Braveheart Tournament Sunday at Sacred Heart Academy.

    Molly Powers scored the game-winning goal in the final seconds to earn the Lady Mustangs the division title.

    Powers scored two goals in the championship game while Kate Ashton, Jilian Church and Catie Berkemeier also pitched in goals.

  • Boys Lacrosse: Dragons secure...

    GOSHEN — Grant Prince brought the rain and locked up another state tournament berth for South Oldham.

    The sophomore poured in four goals in the Dragons’ 9-4 win at North Oldham Friday night to lock up the team’s third straight No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.

    South Oldham (10-4) has a first round bye and will play the winner of North Oldham-Oldham County for the district final in Goshen on May 13.