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Today's Sports

  • South wins playoff over North to...

     FRANKFORT – After four days of battling the elements and each other, it took a special playoff to decide the Eighth Region boys’ tennis championship between South Oldham and North Oldham high schools.

  • Lady Mustangs take sixth title

     FRANKFORT – Led by doubles team champions Rachel Wurster and Maddie Waits, the North Oldham High School girls’ tennis team won their sixth straight Eighth Region championship.

  • North, South in contention for...

    FRANKFORT – Led by their solid singles and doubles combinations, the North Oldham and South Oldham high school tennis teams are in the hunt for a regional title.

    NOHS secured the first round lead Monday at Franklin County High School with the day cut short by rain. The Mustangs notched seven points just ahead of Franklin County, SOHS and Western Hills with five points each and Oldham County High School with four points.

    The Lady Mustangs scored six points, ahead of Bullitt East and Franklin County with four points and SOHS with three. OCHS scored two points.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    Henley hosting camp at NOHS

    When: June 14-17.

    Where: North Oldham High School.

    What: North Oldham High School boys’ basketball coach David Henley will host his summer camp June 14 to 17 at NOHS.

    Campers in first through fifth grade will compete from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. campers in the sixth grade and up will practice. The cost is $75 per camper. The cost is $60 for a second child from the same immediate family and $50 for a third child.

  • Personality is a plus

    GOSHEN – It wasn’t the individual speed or the switch to handing off the baton with the right hand that has pushed the North Oldham High School 4x800 girls’ relay team into a state title contender.

    It was the the mindset of each runner being in the right order in the rotation.

    “We are all in the right spots now for our personality,” sophomore Hannah Gray said. The two on the ends are more speed and the two in the middle more steady type runners.”

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Summer Wheeler.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Track.

    Age: 13.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Wheeler, an eighth-grade sprinter, recently helped lead the Oldham County Middle School girls’ track team to the Mid-Bluegrass Conference team championship.

    She won first in the 100-yard dash and second place in the 200-yard dash.

    Wheeler also ran the first leg of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams as both teams took first place in their respective races.

  • NOHS lacrosse reaches playoffs

    OLDHAM COUNTY – It was the the simplest of emotions that played a big part in the improvement of the North Oldham High School lacrosse team this season.

    After winning just one game last year, the Mustangs are 7-4 and were set to play Manual in the state Division II semi-finals May 18.

    “We came back with a different attitude this year,” senior Austin Major said. “For one thing, we wanted to get a little respect in the hallways at school.”

  •  GOSHEN – For the past five year the North Oldham High School girls’ tennis team has been the bully on the block winning the regional tennis crown.

  • Game Bytes

     Baseball

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Danielle Hempel. School: South Oldham Middle School. Sport: Softball. Age: 14. Hometown: Crestwood. Accomplishments: An eighth-grader at South Oldham Middle School, Hempel moved into the starting lineup for the South Oldham High School varsity softball team this season and has claimed the position as her own. One of several middle schoolers starting for the Lady Dragons, Hempel has become a solid pitcher this season. “High school ball is more of a challenge, but I really like it,” Hemp