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Today's Sports

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  • Big fish story

    Joe Wortham Jr., 6, caught these fish on a recent Saturday afternoon at his grandparents’ pond in Smithfield in Henry County. Joe has been fishing since he was 3 years old, but this catfish was his biggest catch so far. He will enter first grade next week at La Grange Elementary school.

  • Local athletes win big at youth...

    Members of Maverick Multisport team, which is comprised of local athletes, won big at the Youth/Junior National triathlon races this past weekend in West Chester, Oh. Nathan Doyon, of Crestwood, won the 14-year-old male race. with a time of 30:24.26.

    Clara Lynch, of Pewee Valley, finished in seventh in the 14-year-old female race. Competitors had to endure a 200 meter open water swim, a 10k bike and a 2.5k run.

  • Local golfers do well at KPGA...

    The Henry County Country Club hosted the Kentucky PGA junior tournament July 31 and Aug. 1. The tournament was comprised of 9 and 6 hole tournaments for boys and girls aged 8-12.

    Several local golfers competed over the two-day tournament and several of them did well enough to make the leader boards.

    Lyman Brackett, an eight-year-old from Goshen, finished in fourth in the boys 10 and under 9 hole tournament. He ended at 13 strokes above par but was only seven shots back of the eventual winner.

  • NOLL All-Stars finish baseball...

    North Oldham Little League all-star season came to a close July 27 as the 12-year-old team lost to Knox County 5-3 in the State Championship game, after defeating Morehead 15-4 in the semifinals.

    In the junior league state tournament, NOLL lost to Paintsville 5-3 in the state championship game July 25. For North Oldham, Grant Larimore had two hits, while Zack Nicholas and Jackson Mason added base hits as well.

    The 11-year-old team hit a bump as well as they lost to Campbellsville 8-5. Caleb Jones had a double and Ben Gibson and Anthony Reynolds each had two hits

  • Saying goodbye

    Writing a goodbye column is never easy. I know because I’ve written this one about a half dozen times already.
    No matter how many times I try to put the words to paper, they just don’t seem to makes much sense. None of it really does right now.

    I started this job almost 15 months ago and since the very beginning have loved nearly every second. Part of that has been the fact that my time here has overlapped with one of the most special years in Oldham County history.

  • South Oldham swimmer breaks...

    Taking to the pool at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium July 20, South Oldham swimmer Julia Roy clocked an impressive time in the 11-12-year old girls’ 100-meter butterfly, winning the race and breaking a 36-year-old state record set by Mary T. Meagher with a time of 1:03.92.

    Meagher set the record for 12 and under girls with a time of 1:04.20 on January 7, 1977.

    Prior to the race, Roy’s previous lifetime best had been 1:05.05.

  • Bringing home hardware

    The Kentucky Tae kwon do and Fitness Academy may put more emphasis on improvement  than accolades but that doesn’t mean the martial arts school in Crestwood hasn’t seen its fair share of medals over the years.

    After watching former student Kendall Yount capture two gold medals at the USA Tae kwon do National Championships in July 2012, the school is at it again, racking up nine medals at the 2013 USAT Tae kwon do National Championships July 2-8 in Chicago, Ill.