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Today's Sports

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    Jackson invited to all-star tryouts

    When: April 16-17.

    Where: Campbellsville University.

    What: South Oldham High School senior Casey Jackson is one of 11 players from the Louisville area invited to tryout for the Kentucky All-Star basketball team in the annual summer series with Indiana. There were 43 seniors nominated for the tryouts.

    Jackson, a 6-foot-3 swingman, led the Dragons to a 27-6 record and the regional finals this season and was named to the all-region team for the second time.

  • NOMS off to perfect 6-0 start

    GOSHEN – It’s been a banner first season so far for the North Oldham Middle School softball team.

    The Lady Mustangs have posted a 6-0 record in the Jefferson County Middle School softball league and are in first place in the East division, a game ahead of Barrett Traditional.

    “They have really been above and beyond our expectations,” NOMS coach Scott Adell said. “We knew we had a couple of players with some experience. These girls have really worked their tails off.”

  • Gunning them down

    BUCKNER – In his first two outings on the mound Oldham County’s Wade Mason is living every pitcher’s dream.

    Supported by double-digit runs, Mason has opened the year with a 2-0 record and is on his way to establishing himself as one of the best arms in the region.

    “Lots of runs help for sure,” Mason said. “It takes a lot of worries away when you have a big lead.”

  • OCHS teams are second in kickoff...

    BUCKNER – North Oldham’s Jeremy Rice and Oldham County’s Madison Theiss carried their strong indoor track seasons into the first outdoor meet of the year.

    Both won first place medals at the Oldham County Kickoff Meet March 27.

    Theiss captured first place in the girls’ triple jump with a leap of 31 feet, nine inches. Rice won the boys’ 800 -meter run with a time of 2:00.73. Both Rice and Theiss won first place medals in the indoor Mason-Dixon games in February.

  • Finding their focus

    LOUISVILLE – After a rough start against an extremely hard schedule, the Oldham County High School softball team may have found their stride Monday with an 18-1 blowout of Sacred Heart.

    “We had some rugged opening games,” OCHS coach Dennis Summitt said. “I saw a lot of what I want to see out there today as far as supporting each other. Hopefully we have turned the corner.”

    The Lady Colonels led 10-1 at the bottom of the fifth, before exploding for eight runs in the sixth to end the game.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    SOHS hosting reception for new coach

    When: April 11.

    Where: South Oldham High School.

    What: South Oldham High School will host a reception for new football coach Jamie Reed at 4 p.m. April 11 at the SOHS stadium.

    Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served.

    SOHS encourages all current, future and past football players to attend the event.

    Reed will host spring football practice April 12 to 16.

    Baseball

    North Oldham beats Oldham County

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Peggy Baker Park.

  • South grad Beisner blogs for CBS

    “Each morning, the CBS College Basketball Road Trip team will stop spooning each other in their Motel Six beds at the crack of noon, grab a couple of NCAA-approved bagels and hit the road in pursuit of their next college basketball  destination.”

    So began the blog of another day of the dream road trip for Thomas “T.J.” Beisner.

  • Athlete of the Week, Hockey,...

    Name: Robbie Hennessey.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Hockey.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Forward.

    Hometown: Goshen.

    Accomplishments: A starting forward on the combined Oldham County ice hockey club team, Hennessey helped the Oldham team to a second straight state title last month in Louisville.

    A starter as a seventh-grader, Hennessey was named the MVP of the state tournament as Oldham finished the year with a 19-0-2 record.

  • Game Bytes

    East edges North in GOCB opener

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Peggy Baker Park, Crestwood.

    What: The Greater Oldham County middle school baseball league started play Saturday with the four local middle school teams opening against one another.

    In the first game, North Oldham edged East Oldham 11-10 in nine innings. The score was tied at 10-10 at the close of the eighth inning before NOMS  scored the game winner. NOMS pitcher Michael McCarthy pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the win for the Mustangs.

  • Athlete of the Week, Softball:...

    Name: Kailey Rigdon.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Softball.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Shortstop.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Accomplishments: Rigdon is emerging as a solid softball prospect for the Oldham County High School program as a starting shortstop on the Lady Colonels’ JV team and could see varsity time before the season is over.

    In the summer she plays for the powerhouse Oldham Outrage AAU team as a first-baseman

    School: An A and B student,

    she is a member of the Beta Club at EOMS.