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Today's Sports

  • Injuries cost Mustangs in J-town...

    GOSHEN – On a night when nothing went right, the North Oldham Mustangs fell to Jeffersontown 26-7 and may have lost two of their top offensive weapons.

    Coming off a surprisingly easy 56-18 romp of Moore in their opener in which they gained over 600 total yards of offense, the Mustangs struggled Friday against a strong J-town club gaining just 139 total yards and only 63 yards on the ground.

  • SOHS girls cross country open...

    LOUISVILLE – Defending AA state champion South Oldham had a strong first meet Saturday in the St. X Tiger Run.

    The Lady Dragons took third place as a team with 112 points, just behind AAA power Sacred Heart with 111. Manual took the team title with 70 points.

    The Lady Dragons were paced by sophomore Grace Whitworth who ran seventh with a time of 19:34 to lead all local runners. Also finishing in the top 20 were Jessie Murner in 10th place and Kami Orrender in 18th.

  • Brown, Basler enjoy first Ironman

    After completing his first Ironman race Sunday, Jimmy Brown said he’s ready to sign up for next year.

    “It was awesome crossing the finish line,” Brown said. “It’s obviously a good show with the bright lights. You just run to the light and want that feeling to know that you are an Ironman.”

    Brown, 24, who finished the race in 14:36:10 and came across the finish line around 10 p.m., said he is ready to go again.

  • Pegasus announces broadcast...

    Pegasus Sports Network has announced its 2010 high school football broadcast schedule.

  • Hillcrest triathlon continues to...

    GOSHEN – While the big kids will race past their neighborhood a week after, the triathletes of the Hillcrest subdivision will get an earlier start this Saturday.

    As of noon Monday, 106 young athletes ranging from ages 4 to 15 have signed up for the second-annual Hillcrest subdivision youth triathlon.

    The race is the brainchild of Hillcrest resident Tom Schiller who thought it could serve several functions from getting families to exercise together to giving kids a chance to learn and grow.

  • Volunteer work inspires Brown to...

    LA GRANGE – After watching the Ironman athletes from a volunteer’s view last year, Jimmy Brown made the decision he would step off the sideline and on the road to competing himself.

    “I just got inspired watching them last year,” Brown said. “I thought it would be something I could really challenge myself with and I have wanted to set some big goals for myself at a young age.”

    Brown, 24, began training for the Aug. 29 Louisville Ironman competition last October.

  • Teams coping heat wave

    The recent heat wave is starting to play a role in how the local high school and middle school teams are preparing for their fall seasons.

    Across the county most teams have been able to conduct preseason practice, however, with temperatures expected to top 100 degrees later this week, postponements and cancellations are likely.

    “So far it’s been good,” Oldham County High School football coach Matt Brown said. “We have had no issues, knock on wood. It’s been hot, very hot, but we try to schedule things as early or as late as possible.”

  • North’s Young named...

     SHELBYVILLE – North Oldham’s Elizabeth Young leads the list of post-season honors for local softball players.

  • Vipers win state title

    CRESTWOOD – A season long progression has ended with a state championship for the Oldham County Vipers baseball team.

    The Vipers, a 10 and-under travel team, defeated the Louisville Blaze 14-2 June 27 to win the Nation’s Baseball Association state title.

    “The kids really played well,” Vipers coach Aaron Beard said. “This team has really gotten better and they are a good group of kids to work with.”

    The Vipers will compete in one of several regional Nation’s Baseball World Series tourneys July 21-25 in Columbus, IN.

  • Attitude keys stars to softball...

    LA GRANGE – For the North Oldham 11-year-old all-stars it was all about attitude that led them to a state   championship.

    “This was a good team and a bunch of girls that had no attitude, they did everything we asked them to,” team manager Rick Oldham said. “They really went out and just played.”

    North Oldham beat Franklin-Simpson 12-11 to win the title.

    They also beat Franklin-Simpson 7-5 in their opener. Both games were on Franklin-Simpson’s field.