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Today's Sports

  • OCMS wins conference championship

    BUCKNER – Three years ago they practiced 17 days in a gym, then went out and won their first ever game 8-4.

    Since then, the Oldham County Middle School baseball team has continued that success as the program grows in popularity and tradition.

    “We didn’t even get outside that first year before we played our first game,” OCMS coach Mark Viehmann said. “We have come a long way.”

  • SON tourney attracts top teams...

    OLDHAM COUNTY – The emphasis will be on soccer this year in the SON Tournament hosted by the North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham high school girls’ soccer   programs.

    In past years, the schools have offered special promotions like a movie night for the teams and other activities. This year, everything will focus on the play on the fields at NOHS and SOHS.

    “It’s another pretty strong field,” OCHS coach Dan Schulz said. “We have some teams that will challenge for their regional titles.”

  • Piranhas open season undefeated

    BUCKNER – The Oldham County Piranhas swim team have been as fierce as their namesakes this season opening the year with four straight wins.

    With 174 swimmers, the Piranhas have overwhelmed opponents with talent and with numbers at nearly every age level.

    “There’s been no drop off in numbers, they still love us,” Piranhas coach Erin Esterle said. “We have a really good group of older kids and in the 12 and under group. We also have 32 kids in the six and under group and we are not sure where they all came from.”

  • Eagle Scout project benefits...

    BUCKNER – There was little doubt what Chris Amstutz would do for his Eagle Scout project.

    Amstutz, of Goshen, and an alumnus of the Oldham County Youth Football League, has improved the league’s facilities with new landscaping and repair and cleaning of some existing structures at the league complex in Wendell Moore Park.

    “I just thought I would do my project at a place that really meant something to me and a place that would benefit the new kids coming in,” Amstutz said. “I just wanted to make it better if I could.”

  • The last of the first

     LA GRANGE – Michelle Durham is already planning her next challenge.

  • Athletes of the Year

     Will Vitalis

  • Spring was good to local teams

     State titles highlighted the close of the high school spring sports season.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Name: Jordan Honaker

  • SOHS Relay wins state

     LOUISVILLE – With everyone gunning for them since the season started, the South Oldham High School girls’ 4x800 relay team overcame the pressure and the best the rest of the state could offer taking a second straight AA state title.

  • Local runners headed to state...