Today's Sports

  • McMurtrey emerges as star for...

    BUCKNER – The faster the game the better Ashley McMurtrey likes it.
    McMurtrey, a 5-foot-8 freshman guard for the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels has emerged as the perfect fit for coach Steve Mullins’ fast-paced system averaging a team-high 17 points a game this season.

  • Blair fills role of scorer for...

    CRESTWOOD – Eric Blair may be the answer.
    The South Oldham High School Dragons entered the basketball season with plenty of questions after losing last year’s senior class that led SOHS to the regional finals and a school record 27 wins.

  • Athlete of the Week: Shane Wilson

    Name: Shane Wilson.
    School: South Oldham Middle School.
    Sport: Wrestling.
    Weight class: 96 pounds.
    Age: 12.
    Hometown: Crestwood.
    Parents: Dawn and Vinnie Wilson.

  • Athlete of the Week: Jeffrey...

    Name: Jeffrey McLellan.
    School: Harmony Elementary School.
    Sport: Basketball.
    Age: 10.
    Hometown: Goshen.
    Parents: Vanda and Jeff McLellan.

  • Athlete of the Week: Abigail...

    Name: Abigail Stewart
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Basketball.
    Age: 14.
    Position: Forward/     center.
    Hometown: Buckner.
    Parents: Paul and Patty Stewart.

  • Athlete of the Week: Griffin...

    Name: Griffin Snyder
    School: Liberty Elementary School
    Sport: Basketball
    Age: 11
    Hometown: La Grange
    Parents: Dean and Tara Snyder

  • Athlete of the Week: Beth Lawson

    Name: Beth Lawson.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Swimming.
    Events: 100 and 200-meter freestyle.
    Age: 13.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Linda and Robin Lawson.
    Accomplishments: Lawson has come a long way in her two years as a swimmer moving up to the OCHS varsity this season as an eighth-grader.

  • Dragons fall to J-town

    CRESTWOOD – In an oh-so-close, yet-so-far game the South Oldham High School Dragons came within a hair of upsetting Jeffersontown for the second year in a row before finally falling 64-60 to the No. 2 Chargers Monday.
    Last year the Dragons upset the Chargers when they were ranked No. 1 in the state and were just two missed three-pointers from doing it again this year.

  • Sports bytes

    North Oldham vs. Spencer County
    Score: 70-52 Spencer County.
    When: Saturday.
    Where: Spencer County High School.
    Key players: North Oldham’s Nathan Yates. Spencer County’s Trey Wyatt and Logan Dunbar.

  • Juniors top 1,000 point mark

    CRESTWOOD – The points have always come almost naturally to Nicole Bryant and Jasmine Whitfield, the complete game of both has come with time, experience and hard work.
    Bryant, a junior guard at North Oldham and Whitfield, a junior guard at South Oldham, both reached the 1,000 career point mark last week.