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Today's Sports

  • Oldham County Shootout brings...

    Nearly 70 teams descended on Buckner Jan. 5 for the Oldham County Shootout, an annual basketball tournament for elementary and middle school teams ranging from third to eighth grade.
    The two-day event provided plenty of interesting matchups as county teams squared off on the hardwood for a shot at the title.
    See oldhamera.com for full results as well as tournament brackets for each division.

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    sports@oldhamera.com.

  • Oldham County finishes fifth at...

    Traveling to Woodford County for the last weekend of 2012, all three local wrestling teams competed in the Woodford County Invitational.
    Of those, Oldham County was the highest finisher, grabbing fifth place with a score of 161. North Oldham and South Oldham finished back-to-back at 16th and 17th with scores of 76 and 65, respectively.

  • South Oldham rallies from 8-...

    For the first 16 minutes of Friday night’s heavyweight showdown between rivals Oldham County and South Oldham, defense was at a premium. Though both squad’s entered the game averaging more than 65 points a contest, neither found their rhythm early on, grinding out to a 22-14 Oldham County lead at halftime.
    That all changed after the break as the Dragons roared to life early in the third quarter and never let up, outscoring the Colonels 35-22 down the stretch to claim a gutsy 49-44 win and improve to 2-0 in 29th district play.

  • South Oldham delivers knockout...

    The South Oldham Lady Dragons may have started the season 2-11 but that didn’t matter Jan. 4 as they traveled to Buckner for a district showdown with rival Oldham County.
    After falling behind 3-0 in the game’s opening minutes, the Lady Dragons went on the offensive the rest of the way, going toe-to-toe with the Lady Colonels over the next two quarters.
    That would lead to a slim 17-20 halftime advantage and all the momentum South Oldham needed as they pushed ahead from there, outscoring Oldham County 20-13 in the fourth quarter to win 54-43.

  • The Oldham Era debates South...

    I've included some points to watch out for because the video is so long:

    Opening statements- :30

    What is the most important part of the game for your team? - 1:30

    Who on the opposing team are you most worried about? - 6:00

    Can the OC student section match the South student section? - 9:00

    Who has the advantage at each position in the starting lineups, on the bench and on the sideline? - 11:20

    Thanks to Tyler Anderson and Billy Rutledge for taking part.

  • North Oldham wins Oldham County...

    For the third year in a row, the North Oldham swim team walked away from the Oldham Championships Dec. 22, claiming eight girls’ events and four boys’ events.
    But unlike in years’ past, this meet came down to the wire.
    “This year was the closest meet ever between first and second,” North Oldham swim coach Kris Krohn said, “It was a very exciting meet with great results.”
    Despite not winning the boys’ or girls’ portions of the event, the Mustangs were able to pull out a win with two second place finishes.

  • Oldham County girls roll 75-41

    By RANDY HEITE

    Oldham County’s Lady Colonels defeated Atherton Dec. 28, moving to 6-5 on the season. The win moved them into the finals of Oldham County’s Holiday Invitational, where they faced Fairdale High School in a game that was played after press time.
    Oldham County came out of the gates firing, taking control of the game with their defense and fast break offense to open up 14-2 run to start the first quarter.
    Atherton attempted to slow down the Lady Colonels with a time out but Oldham County finished the quarter leading 16-6.

  • South Oldham, Oldham County set...

    Some things in life will never change — death, taxes and, since 1989, the rivalry between South Oldham and Oldham County.
    That certainly won’t be the case this season anyways as the schools meet on the hardwood once again, taking to Oldham County Jan. 4 for the rivalry’s 25th regular season meeting.
    And like most years, postseason implications will be on the line as inside shot at the district’s No. 1 seed awaits the winner.

  • David Levitch breaks school...

    After grinding it out with Tates Creek for the first 16 minutes in the opening round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament on Dec. 27, the North Oldham Mustangs got on the throttle in the second half, using a 36-23 run to claim a 55-45 win over the Commodores.
    Senior David Levitch had an especially impressive night, racking up 28 points and breaking the North Oldham scoring record.
    They’ll return to the floor at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4 as they travel to Iroquois High School for a showdown with the Raiders.

  • South Oldham rolls past Atherton...

    Opening the Henry County Invitiational Tournament against Atherton Dec. 27, the South Oldham Dragons made short work of the Rebels, jumping out to a 21-8 lead and never looking back.

    "We didn't have a good warm up so we were kind of worried that we would kind of come out flat," South coach Steve Simpson said. "Well, we came out okay but then they kind of tied it up from there. The rest of the quarter we went on a good run. I was pretty pleased with our start. From that point on, we kind of treaded water but all wins are good wins."