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Today's Sports

  • North, South boys meet for...

    South Oldham was in a similar situation one year ago at this time.

    The Dragons had split their two regular season matchups with Oldham County and beaten the Colonels in the District 29 title. The teams met a fourth time in the Region 8 championship game, and South beat OC 2-0.

    This season South split two regular season games with North Oldham and beat the Mustangs 3-1 in last week's District 29 final. Now the Dragons will play North a fourth time, with everything on the line.

  • South football claims first...

    TAYLOR MILL – South Oldham’s road to the Class 5A, District 5 title was filled with four distinct tests.

      The Dragons had to best Kentucky quarterback commit Drew Barker and Conner Sept. 27, avoid a letdown against Grant County Oct. 4, beat defending state runner-up Cooper Oct. 11 and stop undefeated Scott’s powerful run game Friday at Eagle Stadium.

      South passed the last of those four exams Friday, taking down the Eagles 30-20 and clinching the school’s first outright district title in the process.

  • High School Results

    Field Hockey

      10/21 North Oldham 1, South Oldham 1 (North wins 3-0 in strokes).

      Football

      10/17 North Oldham 56, Atherton 7

      10/18 Eastern 47, Oldham County 39

      10/18 South Oldham 30, Scott 20           

    Boys Soccer

      10/16 South Oldham 3, North Oldham 1 (District 29 championship)

      10/21 North Oldham 2, Carroll County 0

    (Region 8 tournament)

  • Mustang football playing for...

      GOSHEN – North Oldham has had a couple of weeks to prepare for its most important regular season game of the year.

      The Class 4A No. 8 Mustangs (6-2, 3-0 4A, District 3) blitzed overmatched Atherton 56-7 on Oct. 17 and now head to Collins Friday for a matchup against the No. 6 Titans (6-2, 3-0).

      The winner Friday in Shelbyville guarantees itself home games for at least the first two playoff rounds, while the loser will likely have a tougher first round matchup and a second round road game.

  • Luck of the Draw

      Some Kentucky hunters might go their whole lives without drawing a tag to hunt bull elk. Ali Powell, La Grange, got one on her first try.

      “My husband had been putting in for years to hunt elk,” Powell said. “When it was time to do it this past year, I told him to put my name in, too. It was the very last day to register.”

      Powell, who is relatively new to hunting, was surprised to learn that she had earned a first-week, bull elk tag for the firearm season, arguably the most coveted draw.

  • OCMS wins title
  • County cross-country teams...

    The Oldham County Cross Country Championships took place Oct. 17 at Oldham County High School. Hundreds of runners from across the county participated.

    Winners were as follows:

    Gustavo’s Elementary Girls:  Goshen Elementary and Nina Walker of Goshen

    Jones Group Elementary Boys:  Goshen Elementary and Ethan Ransdell of Goshen

    Great Clips Middle School Girls:  East Oldham and Avery Fryman of North Oldham

    Steve-O’s Middle School Boys:  North Oldham and Mason Beard of North Oldham

  • OC’s late rally vs. Eastern...

      BUCKNER -- Eastern started fast Friday night at Bell Field, scoring on three consecutive drives of 80 or more yards to take an early 21-7 lead.

      A four-yard run by Caleb Allen pulled Oldham (2-6, 0-2 Class 6A, District 5) to within 21-14 midway through the second, and Sean Nuernberger followed with a season-best 48-yard field goal after Eastern fumbled the ensuing kickoff to make it 21-17.

      Eastern (3-4, 1-1) scored on seven of its first nine possessions.

  • Second half rally sends South...

      TAYLORSVILLE – Cy Tucker said the difference between his South Oldham team’s first and second halves Monday night was a matter of an attitude adjustment.

      “I guess they decided they weren’t going to be the team that loses to Spencer County,” the Lady Dragons’ coach said.

      And after trailing Spencer 1-0 at halftime, Stephanie Rowland scored three goals the first 10 minutes of the second half, sending South to a 3-1 win in the first round of the Region 8 girls tournament.

  • Sports Briefs

    OCHS Lax Pro-Am

    Oldham County High School’s lacrosse team will host a Middle School Pro-Am Clinic at OCHS over the next month. The first session is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday with registration from 5-5:30.

    Subsequent dates are Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26, each from 5:30-7 p.m.

    The clinic is for boys ages 9-14 and will take place at the OCHS Lacrosse Practice Field.

    Cost is $50 and checks can be made payable to OCHS LAX.