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Today's Sports

  • Oldham children, parents...

    The run-down park looks like nothing more than that.

    In the park, an unassuming, old, concrete building sits 500 feet off River Road in Louisville. But inside, there’s a gymnasium where performers twirl, eat fire and fly through the air.

    The American Turners Circus is in its 62nd year inside the building and features a number of Oldham County performers who participate in acrobatics, juggling and dancing.

    But many people don’t know the circus exists.

  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 3.23

    Guys and gals, welcome to our 15th Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat, set for Friday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

    I hope you enjoyed last week's chat, with Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Trevard Lindley, a former University of Kentucky star who's now training at the Oldham County YMCA in preparation for next season.

  • Sports Primer 3.21

    It's been another busy week of sports in Oldham County.

    Catch another edition of this week's Sports Primer again in podcast format.

    Each week, you can find an updated podcast with a rundown on the content in The Oldham Era's sports section, plus any other updates.

  • Orcas have fluid motion in the...

    The members of the Orcas swim team are spread across three lanes of the pool during practice March 9.

    They swim to the other end of the pool in groups of three, their legs constantly kicking with the assistance of boogie boards.

    But this season, the swimmers haven’t needed much help.

  • Clover Leaf 5K Run/Walk results

    Oldham County Parks and Recreation hosted the Clover Leaf 5K March 15 at Briar Hill Park in Crestwood, which drew 89 participants.

    John Campbell won the overall race in 19:52, while Anna Young-Hobbs took the top female spot in 23:06. Below are the full race reults:

  • 3.20 Sports Buzzlines

     

    EOMS softball wins season opener

  • Martial arts students kick to...

    The beginning of one of the top tae kwon do tournaments in the world didn’t go well for Kendall Yount.

    A student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do in Crestwood, Yount faced a 6-0 deficit in her first round bout.

    But Yount came back to win the match on her way to capturing a gold medal in the 14-17-year old middleweight division Feb. 21-24 at the U.S. Open tae kwon do championships in Las Vegas.

    Another student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do, Dana DeYoung, also won a gold medal in the 33-40-year old middleweight division.

  • Softball team beats cancer with...

    A silent killer became outed more on March 10.

    According to the American Cancer Society, one in four deaths in the U.S. are caused by cancer.

    In an effort to bring more attention to the deadly disease, the Oldham County High School softball team held the second Beat Cancer With a Bat series Saturday.

    OCHS, Owen County and Carroll County each played two scrimmages in a three-scrimmage series, with concession and ticket sales benefitting the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

  • AUDIO: Oldham misses...

    LEXINGTON — Even as the deficit continued to mount, Coach Jason Holland saw opportunities.

    Unfortunately for the Oldham County High School boys' basketball team, the Colonels couldn't take advantage of any, losing to Scott County 56-43 Saturday in the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    While OCHS whittled down Scott County's 41-18 lead late in the third quarter, the Colonels had already missed what few windows they had open.

  • Colonels' run ends with...

    LEXINGTON — After hanging with its opponent for the first half, the Oldham County High School boys’ basketball team couldn’t handle the flood of points that came next.

    Scott County quickly expanded a slim halftime lead, going on a big run in the third quarter to defeat the Colonels 56-43 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.