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Today's Sports

  • Locally trained and Derby bound

    By Janell Oliver, special to The Oldham Era

    The Run for the Roses wouldn’t be complete without a showing from Oldham County. 

    For the second consecutive year, a horse from an Oldham County training facility will break through the starting gate on the First Saturday in May to a crowd of more than 160,000 fans.

  • Bowling tops in shot and discus

    BUCKNER – With each passing week Isaac Bowling comes a bit closer to the ultimate goal.
    Bowling, an Oldham County High School senior, is dominating the state AAA track and field scene  in the discus and shot put this season with a firm grip on the No. 1 ranking in both events.

  • Grams fires perfect game for...

    BUCKNER – For once Alex Grams didn’t want to hear his teammates chattering behind him when he was on the mound.
    Grams, an Oldham County High School senior fired a perfect game in a 17-0 win over Trimble County April 14.

  • SOHS boys tennis set for...

    CRESTWOOD – With just two losses this season the South Oldham boys tennis team is priming for another regional title.
    “Right now things are going really well,” SOHS coach Wood McGraw said. “We took a pretty strong Male team to a 3-2 match and Trinity beat us 3-2, other than that we haven’t been beaten.”

  • Athlete of the Week: Hayden...

    Name: Hayden Whitelaw.
    School: North Oldham Middle School.
    Sport: Tennis.
    Age: 12.
    Hometown: Goshen
    Parents: Christine and Grady Whitelaw.
    Accomplishments: Whitelaw, a seventh-grader at North Oldham Middle School, has stepped into the varsity lineup for the North Oldham High School tennis team this year.

  • SOHS wins Valley tourney

    CRESTWOOD – It was another step forward for the South Oldham High School baseball team as they won the Valley Invitational over spring break.
    “It was good for us as young as we are,” SOHS coach Stephen Carter said. “We needed something like this, a boost for our confidence to get us a kick start.”

  • Dickerson wins bronze medal

    CRESTWOOD – Banged, bruised and solo, Aaron Dickerson fought his way to a third place finish in the National Collegiate Tae Kwon Do Championships in California on Sunday.

  • Athlete of the Week: Riley...

    Name: Riley Robertson.
    School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.
    Sport: Tae Kwon Do.
    Age: 9.
    Hometown: Crestwood.
    Parents: Melissa and Douglas Robertson.
    Accomplishments: A fourth-grader at Kenwood Station Elementary School, Robertson is one of the top young students at the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in Crestwood.

  • Odds are likely you’ll see a...

    Two hundred thousand dollars isn’t what it used to be.

    But it’s the special sum a thoroughbred trained in Goshen won in graded stakes earnings after his second-place finish in Sunday’s $1 million Florida Derby.

  • Lake gets new fishing dock

    BUCKNER – Fishermen have a  better chance of landing the big one in the Wendell Moore Park Lake thanks to a new fishing dock.
    The dock,  which stretches 50-feet out into the lake, ends a 30-foot wide T and allows improved access to the water on the 20 plus acre lake. The lake has limited access along a sometimes steep shoreline and since half the lake is not available due to the shoreline being on the grounds of the Kentucky State Reformatory.