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Today's Sports

  • Proposed 2015-18 football...

    Oldham County and South Oldham are one step closer to playing in the same football district starting in 2015.

    The KHSAA Board of Control approved a draft of the football alignment for the 2015-18 seasons Tuesday.

    The draft was configured after schools were given the option of "playing up" a class, or moving down a class if the opportunity was available. Oldham County made such a move, going from 6A to 5A.

    The 2015-18 alignment will be presented to the membership before likely being finalized during the Board's May meeting.

  • Masterman’s slam helps North...

    GOSHEN – Cameron Masterman changed North Oldham’s game against Oldham County Thursday night with one big swing.

    Masterman hit a fifth-inning grand slam over the left-field wall to push the Mustangs lead from 1-0 to 5-0. North would go on to win 7-4, evening the regular season series against its visiting cross-town rival at 1-1.

    The win came one night after a Christian Haynes single in the seventh gave OC a 4-3 win over North in Buckner.

  • Masterman’s slam helps North...

    GOSHEN – Cameron Masterman changed North Oldham’s game against Oldham County Thursday night with one big swing.

    Masterman hit a fifth-inning grand slam over the left-field wall to push the Mustangs lead from 1-0 to 5-0. North would go on to win 7-4, evening the regular season series against its visiting cross-town rival at 1-1.

    The win came one night after a Christian Haynes single in the seventh gave OC a 4-3 win over North in Buckner.

  • Haynes' hit gives OC win...

    BUCKNER – Christian Haynes had chances to give his Oldham County team the lead in both the third and fifth innings Wednesday night against North Oldham.

    In the third, with the bases loaded, two outs and the game tied 3-3, Haynes struck out. In the fifth, with runners on the corners, two outs and the game still knotted at three, he grounded out to North pitcher Ethan Cleary.

  • Haynes' hit gives OC win...

    BUCKNER – Christian Haynes had chances to give his Oldham County team the lead in both the third and fifth innings Wednesday night against North Oldham.

    In the third, with the bases loaded, two outs and the game tied 3-3, Haynes struck out. In the fifth, with runners on the corners, two outs and the game still knotted at three, he grounded out to North pitcher Ethan Cleary.

  • Rigdon back to captain Lady...

    As Oldham County charged to a second straight Region 8 title last year, one of its best players was stuck in the dugout.

    Kailey Rigdon, a junior first baseman garnering Division-I interest, dove back into third base during a game over the 2013 spring break. The momentum of her dive carried her body forward, but her arm stayed put, grabbing the base.

    A season-ending torn labrum in her shoulder was the result. The injury was especially frustrating, Rigdon said, because it affected her college plans.

  • Rigdon back to captain Lady...

    As Oldham County charged to a second straight Region 8 title last year, one of its best players was stuck in the dugout.

    Kailey Rigdon, a junior first baseman garnering Division-I interest, dove back into third base during a game over the 2013 spring break. The momentum of her dive carried her body forward, but her arm stayed put, grabbing the base.

    A season-ending torn labrum in her shoulder was the result. The injury was especially frustrating, Rigdon said, because it affected her college plans.

  • Harper: Oldham Co. ties to the...

    As many 3-year old colts are currently prepping for the first Saturday in May, I spend a lot of free time that I don’t have prepping for the most confounding two minutes in sports too.

    To avoid the paralysis by analysis from setting in, it’s fun sometimes to jump off the horses and just savor some of the other people, places and things that make Derby time so special.

  • Spring football practice begins...

    After spending the winter lifting weights, county football players get to step outside and do some work on the field this week.

    North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham have all either started or are starting spring football practice this week. The teams have three weeks to conduct 10 practices, per KHSAA rules.

    Coming a little after halfway between the end of one football season and beginning of the next, North coach Billy Martin said spring practice is one of his favorite times of the year.

  • Spring football practice begins...

    After spending the winter lifting weights, county football players get to step outside and do some work on the field this week.

    North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham have all either started or are starting spring football practice this week. The teams have three weeks to conduct 10 practices, per KHSAA rules.

    Coming a little after halfway between the end of one football season and beginning of the next, North coach Billy Martin said spring practice is one of his favorite times of the year.