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Today's Sports

  • North girls man up

    GOSHEN – A new and improved attitude has led to a new and improved version of the North Oldham girls’ basketball team so far this season.

    The Lady Mustangs are off to an 8-4 record, the best in the program’s history.

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    Oldham County vs. Grant County

    Score: 64-57 Oldham County.

    When: Monday.

    Where: Oldham County High School.

    Key players: Oldham County’s Emily Lape and Brooke Leanhart.

    Game highlights: The Lady Colonels had one of their best inside/outside games of the year as forward Emily Lape scored a season-high 20 points to go with 10 rebounds while guard Brooke Leanhart hit three three-pointers to finish with 18 points.

  • Swim teams making improvement

    With better numbers and more experience, the three local high school swim teams are all seeing an improvement in fortunes as they hit the midway point in their seasons.

    While the squads are still in what is considered the toughest region in the state with the more established Louisville programs, they are closing the gap again this season thanks to swimmers like Oldham County’s Claire Grogan and Annie Golemboski, Ben Zaepful and Anne Schear of North Oldham and Josh Malone and Harley Jackson at South Oldham.

    NOHS

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Morgan Spaulding.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Point guard.

    Hometown: Goshen.

  • South sweeps Oldham

    CRESTWOOD –eeThe South Oldham Dragons dictated the tempo through their shooting and an improved full court press to hand Oldham County a 66-46 loss Saturday.

    The Dragons got out to an 11-0 lead in the first period as the Colonels struggled offensively. OCHS scored their first basket with 2:30 left in the first period on a shot in the lane from Dylan Sims.

  • SOMS Lady Dragons win conference...

    The South Oldham Middle School Lady Dragons seventh-grade basketball team finished the season by winning the Mid-Bluegrass Conference tournament.ee They ended theeeseason with a 15-1 record. Erin Wilson, Erika Laws, Lizzie Scott, Tina Scott, Mhari Shaw, Abbey VanZant, Sydney Jones, Logan Stuart, Jodi Ansert, Emma Leskody, Coach Shannon Carwile and Coach John Kunk.

  • Late push gives Lady Dragons win

    CRESTWOOD –eeSouth Oldham guards Jordann McGuffin and Jasmine Whitfield found their defensive legs in the second half to key the Lady Dragons to a 60-52 win over Oldham County Saturday.

    “We finally started getting some steals and that got us a lot of layups,” McGuffin said. “It was a back and forth game. I just think we became the team that pulled through in the end.”

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Holly Schumm.

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 14.

    Position: Point guard.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Schumm, a heady point guard, recently helped the South Oldham Middle School Lady Dragons to the Mid-Bluegrass Conference tournament championship as SOMS swept the eighth-grade and the seventh-grade tourneys.

    Schumm was a key player from her guard spot and enjoys the position.

  • Game Bytes

    LITTLE LEAGUE

    North Oldham hosting signups

    When: This month and February. 

    Where: Walsh Park, La Grange. 

    What: The North Oldham Little League will host signups for the 2010 season on several Saturdays and Sundays in January and February at the league’s complex in Walsh Park.

    Signups are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6.

    Signups are from 1 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7.

  • Homeschool fencing club growing

    The Oldham County Homeschool Fencing Club meets weekly for fencing classes led by Coach Orion Bazzell of the Louisville Fencing Center.ee The club has 19 new fencers this month.eeWilliam Alger, Zach Wingert, Nicholas Gunnell, Noah Anderson, Rhetta Wingert, Jonah Dorris, Evan Tate, Philip Tate, Jeremiah Dorris, Blake Simpson and Ana Hudson.