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Today's Sports

  • North Oldham slides past rival...

    Despite sporting a 1-3 record against South Oldham in their last four meetings, the North Oldham Mustangs came out firing on all cylinders in Tuesday night’s district opener, dispatching the Dragons 8-5 to claim their first regular season win against a county team since 2011.
    They certainly got a fight though as South matched the Mustangs beat for beat through the games’ first four innings, leading North Oldham 4-3 heading into the fifth frame.

  • Oldham County romps district foe

    It didn’t take long for the flood gates to open in Monday night’s district opener between Oldham and Trimble counties, but once it did, it was all OC as the Colonels piled on 12 hits to roll 13-0.
    Following an RBI single from Cam Thomas and a walk from Sean Holton, Austin Norman broke the game open, lifting a fast ball over the fence for a three-run bomb.

  • LOCAL TEAMS COMPETE IN DERBY...

    While most high school teams headed to the beach looking for warmer weather during spring break, three local baseball teams got in plenty of game action a little closer to home, squaring off in the Derby City Classic at Spalding University.

    TUESDAY’S GAMES
    SOUTH OLDHAM 11, MANUAL 8
    South Oldham was able to overcome three errors in Tuesday’s opener against Manual, pounding out 12 hits and adding five runs in a decisive sixth inning to win  11-8.

  • South Oldham boys' tennis...

    BOYS’ TENNIS: SOUTH OLDHAM 5, OLDHAM COUNTY 0
    The South Oldham boys didn’t have near as much trouble in their rivalry matchup Thursday, knocking out rival Oldham County 5-0 at South Oldham.
    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Nathan Beil in match one, followed by 6-1, 6-1 and 6-4, 6-3 wins by Steven Mayborg and Spencer Root, respectively, in the No. 2 and 3 singles’ matches.

  • North Oldham girls' tennis...

    The North Oldham girls’ tennis team played the role of unkind guest in their visit to Crestwood March 27, dispatching rival South Oldham 3-2.
    Though South Oldham’s Steffi Pitts was able to claim a 6-0, 6-0 win over Rheagan Riggs in the No. 1 singles’ match, the rest of the day belonged to the Lady Mustangs, as they captured the other two singles’ points before splitting doubles.
    Liz Whitman earned a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Julia Dean in the second singles’ match, while teammate Erin Biddle defeated South’s Alex Wiley 6-0, 6-2.

  • Oldham County girls win Spring...

    OLDHAM CO. 10, BRACKEN CO. 1
    Fresh off knocking out No. 3 Ballard, Oldham County started spring break with a bang Friday night, claiming an 11-1 win over Bracken County in the opening game of pool play in their Spring Break Classic.
    After putting just one run on the board in the top half of the first inning, the Lady Colonels’ offense exploded in the second inning, plating six runs and coasting from there.
    They went on to add four more runs, ending the game after only four innings.

    OCHS (4-1) — 1 6 1 3 - 11 14 1

  • Oldham County softball upends No...

    After facing temperamental weather and plenty of high expectations to start the season, the Oldham County softball team picked up its first big win of the season March 27, upending No. 3 ranked Ballard 5-1.
    That came in large part to an offensive explosion in the game’s sixth inning as a two-out push by the Lady Colonels ended in a four-run swing

  • South Oldham softball run rules...

    With her team clinging to a narrow 2-0 lead, South Oldham junior Courtney Galvan made her second at-bat count Thursday, launching a grand slam over the left-centerfield fence to give the Lady Dragons all the momentum they would need in a 10-0 district win over rival North Oldham.
    In addition to boosting their district record to 1-0, the win also gives South Oldham some revenge after the Lady Mustangs ended their season in last year’s district tournament.

  • Sixth inning push propels...

    After playing Ballard even for five innings, the South Oldham baseball team found itself on the wrong end of a two run swing in the top if the sixth, falling 6-4 to the Bruins Thursday night.

    South Oldham's Alex Straker led the team with two hits, while Straker, Drew Greenwood, Alec Alsup and Jake Karlen added RBIs.

    The Dragons move to 0-2 on the season and will return to the field at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Christian Academy.

  • South Oldham softball explodes...

    It only took five innings but that was plenty for the South Oldham softball team to route Jeffersontown Thursday night, upending the Lady Chargers 18-2 to improve to 1-1 on the season.

    Danielle Hempel earned the win for the Lady Dragons on the mound, tossing five innings of five hit ball with seven strikeouts.

    Emma Leskody led the team in hits with three, while Courtney Galvan added three RBIs.

    They return to the field tonight, hosting Southern  in a 5:30 p.m. game.