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Today's Sports

  • Colonels host Best in Hoops...

    One weekend before they head to the sunshine of San Diego, the Oldham County Colonels will host the Best in Hoops Tournament this weekend.

    The tournament brings together eight state teams for three days of competition.

    Teams are first put into two pools of four. After playing round robin pool schedules, teams then play a representative from the opposite pool based on seeding.

    This will be the third year OC has hosted the event. The Colonels went 4-0 in the event last year, beating Bracken County, Southern, Central and DuPont Manual.

  • Levitch living his dream as U...

    David Levitch was in a familiar place when the University of Louisville Cardinals took the floor this fall for their first scrimmage at the KFC Yum! Center.

    Levitch, a lifelong U of L fan, grew up going to games with his parents at the Yum! Center and, before that, Freedom Hall.

    But this time Levitch wasn’t in the stands with his mom or dad. He was trotting out of the tunnel in a red-and-white warm-up uniform, taking the court as a member of the Cardinals basketball team.

    The environment nearly overwhelmed Levitch at first, he said.

  • County seniors represent schools...

    SHIVELY – The stands were mostly empty, the field was in rough shape, the temperature was in the teens and the game was played with 10-minute quarters instead of the usual 12.

    But for the six North Oldham and South Oldham football seniors who took the field at Western High School Dec. 12, it was one last chance to represent their high schools.

  • Furious North comeback leads to...

    GOSHEN – There wasn’t much hope for North Oldham with four minutes to play Tuesday night.

    The Mustangs trailed North Hardin 60-44. They’d scored just eight points in the second half, struggling with turnovers, shooting and rebounding.

    But a Jon Jon Henry basket and free throws led to a Chris Burton three. That led to a Henry three and a Trevor Burton 3-point play.

    In just a few possessions, North Oldham got back in the game.

  • South takes care of Trimble

    BEDFORD – South Oldham has woken up.

    Kyle Young scored 26 points Monday as the Dragons ran past overmatched Trimble County 93-40. The win was South’s second straight after a disappointing 60-42 loss to Collins Dec. 9 in the team’s home opener.

  • Lady Dragons fall to Highlands...

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham finally slipped on its tough early season schedule Saturday.

    Highlands’ Brianna Adler scored 19 points as the Bluebirds beat the Lady Dragons 57-47 Saturday, marking South’s first loss of the season.

    The Lady Dragons (2-1) were playing without starting point guard Abbey VanZant, who suffered a concussion Wednesday in a win over Floyd Central (Ind.). South coach Christy Higdon said she expects VanZant to return for the Lady Dragons’ next game, Wednesday at Gallatin County.

  • Oldham sweeps Trimble

    BUCKNER – Both Oldham County teams came out victorious against district foe Trimble County Friday, but they did so in far different fashions.

    The Lady Colonels clawed back from a 36-15 halftime deficit before Ashley McMurtrey hit the game-winning free throw in a 57-56 OC win in the girls’ game.

    Meanwhile the boys had a less stressful evening, taking care of Trimble 70-30. Both teams are 1-0 now in District 29 play.

     

    Girls

  • Oldham sweeps Trimble

    BUCKNER – Both Oldham County teams came out victorious against district foe Trimble County Friday, but they did so in far different fashions.

    The Lady Colonels clawed back from a 36-15 halftime deficit before Ashley McMurtrey hit the game-winning free throw in a 57-56 OC win in the girls’ game.

    Meanwhile the boys had a less stressful evening, taking care of Trimble 70-30. Both teams are 1-0 now in District 29 play.

     

    Girls

  • Male buzzer-beater sinks North

    GOSHEN – Four and six-tenths seconds was all Brandon Horne needed to drive a stake through North Oldham’s comeback chances Wednesday night.

    The Male guard took an inbounds pass at three-quarters court and drove straight to the basket, hitting the winning layup as time expired in a 46-44 Bulldog win at North.

    Horne’s buzzer-beater undid an otherwise solid Mustang second-half effort. North (0-2), which scored just 14 first-half points, out-paced Male 30-22 over the final 16 minutes.

  • Male buzzer-beater sinks North

    GOSHEN – Four and six-tenths seconds was all Brandon Horne needed to drive a stake through North Oldham’s comeback chances Wednesday night.

    The Male guard took an inbounds pass at three-quarters court and drove straight to the basket, hitting the winning layup as time expired in a 46-44 Bulldog win at North.

    Horne’s buzzer-beater undid an otherwise solid Mustang second-half effort. North (0-2), which scored just 14 first-half points, out-paced Male 30-22 over the final 16 minutes.