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Today's Sports

  • Ironman Diaries: Facing the heat...

    With the Ironman Triathalon less than a month away, The Era will chronicle the weeks leading up to the race through first-person accounts from two local participants. Madelyn Blue is a 30-year- old schoolteacher from St. Franicis-Goshen and will be competing in her fourth Louisville Ironman

  • Playground game gains following...

    Kickball isn’t just for children anymore. The playground pastime has gained a new following among adults in Oldham County. 

    From former athletes looking to get back into the sports realm to those just looking for fun, a league hosted by Oldham County Parks and Recreation caters to all.

  • Owenton martial artist makes...

    More than a decade ago, Steven Lopez etched his name into history as the first American to win gold medals in the two highest blackbelt divisions of the USA Tae kwon do National Championships. Earlier this month, Owenton native Kendall Yount joined that club, securing her spot as not only the youngest competitor to achieve the feat, but also the first female.

  • SOHS grad hired as TV host

    Kentucky Sports Television will have a new host moving forward as Time Warner Cable announced July 16 that South Oldham graduate Thomas Beisner has been hired to lead the show.

  • Oldham County Piranhas, Glen...

    With summer winding down, several local swim teams took to the pool for one last time over the weekend, looking to lay claim to a division title.

    The Oldham County Piranhas, participating in District 2, opened the swimming Saturday with an 8 a.m. start time at the Plainview Swim and Dive Club.

  • YMCA Festival 5k: Racing after...

    If you’re looking for an excuse to indulge in carnival food during Oldham County Day, here it is — the YMCA Festival 5k race and 1-mile walk.

  • La Grange girl bags 400 lb. bear...


       Weighing 95 pounds and standing 5-foot-3, on first glance, Mallory Richards looks like a typical 14-year-old girl. Unlike most of her peers, however, Richards did something different on summer break. 

  • YMCA Festival 5k: Racing after...

    If you’re looking for an excuse to indulge in carnival food during Oldham County Day, here it is — the YMCA Festival 5k race and 1-mile walk.

    The race is the second leg of the Grand Slam, a four-race series in Oldham County that benefits several local non-profit organizations.

  • Ready, Set, Run program teaches...

    Children cross the finish line. — smiles beaming with confidence as their parents go over to congratulate them. They’ve been immersed in a running program since mid-April.
    Their dedication, persistence and hard work for nearly two months has paid off. But what’s more is, your child has gained not only physical activity and exercise; they’ve learned life lessons along the way.

  • Little League All-Stars dominate

    With summer already well under way, both the North and South Oldham Little League All-Stars are starting to pick up steam.
    After wrapping up District 2 competition earlier this month, a number of local teams took to the state level over the weekend.
    Baseball:
    9- 10-year-old Nationals
    North Oldham rolled past Valley Sports 10-8 in the finale as Steven Votaw, Kaiya Sheron and Ben Gibson each picked up 2 RBIs. Austin Reed added a double.
    10- 11-year-old Nationals