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Today's Sports

  • Game Bytes

    FOOTBALL

    Wallace selected for talent combine

    When: Jan. 7. 

    Where: South Oldham High School. 

    What: South Oldham High School quarterback Christian Wallace has been invited to the 2010 U.S. Army National Combine for football players.

    The combine is for underclassmen will be a part of the All-American Bowl week which showcases the best senior players in the country.

    Wallace, a junior, completed 85 of 198 passes for 733 yards and four touchdowns this season for SOHS and was an all-district punter.

    WRESTLING

  • South, Oldham gain post-season...

     LOUISVILLE –  Post-season honors have come in for the Oldham County and South Oldham football teams.

    Both squads had several players honored by the Greater Louisville coaches group and the Kentucky Football Coaches group led by OCHS’ Brandon Cook and Jake Wiegel. The seniors were selected as the district defensive and special teams players of the year respectively by the state coaches group.

  • 2009 Quotes of the Year

    “I started the year as the player of the year, then I had my best season and South Oldham had its best season. This is just the perfect way to cap it off.”

    - South senior Will Vitalis on his designation as Mr. soccer

  • South Oldham coach to resign

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham High School football coach Clay Holbrook will tender his resignation when classes resumes Jan. 4.

    Holbrook, 38, plans to continue his teaching career at SOHS as an Engliish teacher.

    “I have not turned in my letter of resignation yet, but I will,” Holbrook said. “I think right now it’s the best thing. It’s just time for someone else to come in and run the program.”

  • 2009: Year in Review
  • Dragons end it early

    BUCKNER – The South Oldham Dragons got an early start on their holiday party with a 65-46 win over Owensboro Apollo Saturday in the McDonalds Classic.

    Fueled by their perimeter game, the Dragons roared out to a 29-9 first quarter lead on Apollo.

    “I think we finally started playing together today,” senior swingman Casey Jackson said. “We shot the ball a lot better.”

  • Marcum helps Campbellsville to...

    CAMPBELLSVILLE – Brooke Marcum got an early Christmas present this year.

    Marcum, a La Grange resident, is a member of the Campbellsville University volleyball team that won the National Christian College Athletic Association national title Dec. 5.

    “It was very exciting, the whole school was really supportive and excited about it,” Marcum said. “It was our best winning season ever and first national title.”

    Marcum, a 2007 Oldham County High School graduate, had a solid tournament and regular season as a junior outside hitter.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Ashley McMurtrey.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Guard.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Accomplishments: McMurtrey, a 5-foot-7 guard, has emerged as a member of the Oldham County High School varsity rotation this season as an eighth-grader.

    “Playing high school, it’s a lot more aggressive up here,” McMurtrey said. “Everything is a lot quicker and faster.”

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    North Oldham vs. Grayson County

    Score: 97-87 Grayson County.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Oldham County High School. 

    Key players: North Oldham’s Alex Foley. Grayson County’s Tyler Saltzman and Hunter Gary. 

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Devin Boyle.

    School: Centerfield Elementary School.

    Sport: Cross country.

    Age: 9.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Accomplishments: Boyle, a standout runner for the Centerfield Elementary cross country team, finished sixth in the 9-year-old division at the Cross Country Coaches’ National Youth Championships Dec. 5 in Nashville.

    Boyle said he was somewhat surprised at his strong performance.