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Today's Sports

  • South Oldham stars win second in...

    CRESTWOOD – It came down to the tying run on third and winning run on first before the South Oldham Little League 10-year-old all-stars finally fell in the state championship game.

    South fought to the East Daviess County all-stars out of Owensboro 5-4 in the title game in Richmond that took two days to play due to rain delays.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Shelby Cohen.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Soccer.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Midfielder.

    Hometown: La Grange.

    Accomplishments: Cohen, who will enter the eighth grade at OCMS this fall, is one of several middle school players who are expected to play a key role for the Oldham County High School girls’ varsity soccer team this fall.

    A midfielder, she is the youngest of three sisters to go through the Lady Colonels’ program following in the footsteps of Rachael and Maggie, a senior on the OCHS team this year.

  • The SON shines again

    BUCKNER – The SON Soccer Invitiational will field another strong field again this year.

    The tourney, hosted by the South Oldham, Oldham County and North Oldham high school girls’ soccer programs, features a 12-team field with play starting Aug. 17 at all three local schools.

    “It’s a really strong field,” OCHS coach Danny Schulz said. “All three Oldham County teams should be very good before the year is over and three or four of the teams should be ranked in the top five in the state.”

  • Hicks staying at Shelby for now

    SHELBYVILLE – Fans across the region are waiting to hear whether a Shelby County eighth-grader who played varsity basketball will transfer to North Oldham High School this fall. 

    Shelby County’s Darryl Hicks and his AAU team The ‘Ville took the championship in the 14-year-old division at the Adidas Super 64 Showcase in Las Vegas Sunday.

    Hicks’ AAU team topped Houston Select 83-78 in the title game, and Hicks led the way with 26 points.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Abigail Stewart.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball/soccer.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Center in basketball, center/midfielder in soccer.

    Hometown: Buckner.

    Accomplishments: Stewart is serving as a basketball camp counselor at Oldham County Middle School this week. Last season she played basketball for the Lady Colonels’ sixth and seventh grade teams.

    As a center, the 5-foot-7 Stewart averaged nearly six points a game for the Lady Colonels .

  • North captures title

    LA GRANGE – After catching a break in the district, the North Oldham Little League 10-11 year-old softball all-stars left little doubt as to who the best team in the state was.

    The North stars romped by Olive Hill 12-4 in the state title game to complete a 4-0 record in pool and tournament play at Prestonsburg.

    The title came after the all-stars didn’t have to compete in the district tournament as there weren’t other teams in the district.

  • Mullins tabbed to lead OCHS girls

    BUCKNER – After 15 years of paying his dues, Steven Mullins is getting his chance at a place he always wanted to be.

    Mullins was introduced Monday as the head coach of the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels’ basketball program.

    “I am just extremely excited and humbled by this,” Mullins said. “I am ready to go. It’s been 15 years of being an assistant, coaching in middle school and AAU ball. I am ready to get going.”

  • Law, Niemann win festival races

    LA GRANGE – Jacob Law and Kacie Niemann are the winners of the Oldham County Day Festival 5K run. Below are the results by age group for the 5K and 1-mile races:

     

    5K Results

    MALE

    1 - Jacob Law

    2 - Brian Knight

    3 - Kevin Alessandro

    4 - Joe Mallek

    5 - Aaron Smith

    Age group winners

    Under 16 - Joel Fischer

    16-19 - John DePasco

    20-24 - Tripp Corum

    24-29 -  Dave Ryan

    30-34 -  Matt Slovick

    35-39 - Andy Donelson

  • Game Bytes

    SPECIAL OLYMPICS

    Special Olympics sets bowling dates

    When: Sunday. 

    Where: Ten Pin Lanes, St. Matthews. 

  • Gary leads gold rush

    CRESTWOOD  – Alayna Gary had no idea winning a raffle in her elementary classroom would change her life.

    Gary, 12, won two free lessons at the Kentucky Tae Kwon Do and Fitness Academy in a drawing in her classroom three years ago and since walking through the doors for the first time has blossomed into a junior olympics champion.

    “I came in and tried the first class and just really enjoyed it,” Gary said. “At the time I didn’t realize it was going to be such a commitment, but I really enjoy every minute of it now.”