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Today's Sports

  • With temperatures rising, local...

    Record-setting temperatures in Oldham County this summer have forced several local sports teams to revise their plans for practice. Though many coaches are moving practice to early morning or night, others are taking additional preventative measures.

  • Olympics come to Oldham County

    Though kicking off nearly 4,032 miles away in London, Oldham County youngsters got a taste of the Summer Olympics as local after-school programs gathered at Oldham County High School to go for the gold... or ribbons.

    The local event, which began in 2000, takes place in summer Olympic years as a way to stay in touch.

  • Gearing up for first taste of...

      Story by Dannielle Hadaway. 

     

  • North and South Oldham Little...

    Both the North Oldham Junior League and South Oldham Senior League teams captured their respective state titles on July 25 at Oldham County High School.

  • South Oldham wins Senior League...

     With North Oldham Little League wrapping up a Junior League state championship in the early game on July 25, South Oldham made sure to capture the Senior League state title in the night cap, outlasting Ashland National 9-6 in extra innings.

  • Prospect dancers capture...

    Story by Adam Warner

    The grace of a swan. The eloquence of a flower. The dexterity of a champion.  

    A group from Prospect’s Dance Designs Studio had all that and more recently at the NexStar National Talent Competition in Sandusky, Ohio, as they captured six national championship.

  • 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.