Today's Sports

  • Top wrestlers coming to South...

    CRESTWOOD – Some of the best wrestlers and teams will converge on South Oldham High School for the Dragon Invitational. The meet starts at 10 a.m. with the finals set for 7 p.m. and has attracted a top flight field. It includes the state’s top two teams in Ryle and Trinity, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. Also competing are No. 7 Woodford County, No. 8 Lexington Lafayette and No. 9 John Hardin. Host SOHS is ranked No. 11.

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    District tourney set for North Oldham

    When: Tuesday through Feb. 26. 

    Where: North Oldham High School. 

    What: The Oldham County vs. North Oldham boys’ game will highlight the opening round of the 29th District basketball tournament at North Oldham High School. The winner will advance to the finals and also the regional tournament the following week.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Wrestling: John Shirkey

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Class: 96/103 pounds. 

    Age: 12.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Shirkey, a seventh-grader at East Oldham Middle, won the district and regional wrestling titles at 96 pounds helping the Patriots to the district team title as well.

    After moving up to compete at 103 pounds for the Oldham County High School varsity team, Shirkey took second place Saturday in the regional tournament at OCHS.

  • South’s Jackson...

    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham sophomore Harley Jackson’s top 15 finish in two events in the state swimming meet highlighted the performances by local swimmers.

    Jackson took 14th in the state in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.35.

    Jackson finished 14th in the preliminary round.

    Jackson, competing in her second state meet, was also 15th in the 500-yard freestyle race with a time of 5:15.61. She was 13th in the preliminary round.

  • Moving on the mat

    BUCKNER – South Oldham High School senior Spencer Warren has had his bad day.

    Warren got himself back on the right track Saturday by winning the 171-pound regional wrestling title with a first-period pin of Robbie Hinkle of North Oldham.

    The title comes a week after Warren finished third in the Mustang Invitational.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Madeline Davidson.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Swimming.

    Age: 12.

    Events: Backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle.

    Hometown: Buckner

    Accomplishments: Davidson, a sixth-grader is part of a large contingent of middle schoolers competing at the varsity level this season for Oldham County High School.

  • Dragons Upset No. 5 J-town 76-71

    CRESTWOOD – Things could be coming together for the South Oldham High School Dragons as they picked up another big win Monday with a 76-71 upset win over No. 5 ranked Jeffersontown Monday.

    Fresh from an emotional win over county rival North Oldham in overtime to clinch the top district seed and a blowout over regional foe Gallatin County, the Dragons had one of their best overall games against J-town.

    “We’re in a good place right now,” SOHS coach Steve Simpson said. “We’re playing very relaxed.”


    CRESTWOOD – There was a time when Brian Czerwonka wondered if he had made the right decision.

    After switching from attack to goalie in lacrosse, Czerwonka had doubts if he was suited for the position.

    “I switched because my coach said it was a chance to get more playing time,” Czerwonka said. “After I did it I was not sure what I got myself into. I hated it the first two years.”

  • Athlete of the Week, Wrestling:...

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Wrestling.

    Age: 12.

    Divison: 103 pounds.

    Hometown: Goshen.

    Accomplishments: The 12-year-old Forrest made his varsity wrestling debut for the North Oldham Mustangs Saturday in the Mustang Invitational. Forrest wrestled for the North Oldham Middle School program this year and moved up to varsity by the NOHS staff at the completion of the NOMS season to wrestle at 103-pounds.

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    OCHS baseball hosting breakfast

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Applebee’s restaurant, La Grange.

    What: The Oldham County High School baseball team will host a all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s restaurant in La Grange Saturday.

    Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or from any OCHS baseball player.


    North Oldham vs. KCD

    Score: 67-58 North Oldham.

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Kentucky Country Day High School.