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  • Parker helps Norsemen win title

    LOUISVILLE – Final exams are a bit easier to beat this semester for Shawn Parker.
    Parker, a sophomore soccer player at Northern Kentucky University and the the rest of his teammates, celebrated a bit of a break from finals by winning the NCAA Division II national championship Saturday at the University of Louisville soccer complex.

  • Fairfleid is second in Dr....

    BUCKNER – After a perfect preliminary round, Matt Fairfield didn't quite have the day he expected in the Dr. Pepper Tuition Throw at the Southeastern Conference championship football game Saturday.
    Fairfield, an Oldham County High School senior, came in second in the throw losing to a female student 7-5 competing to attend Belmont University.

  • Leary heads up all-district team

    LOUISVILLE – Oldham County High School’s Brett Leary and South Oldham High School’s Dillon Banks head up the local stars named to the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association 5A All-District football team.
    Leary, a 6-foot, 190-pound tailback led the local offensive contingent, while Banks, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound linebacker led the defensive unit.

  • Basketball preview: SOHS Lady...

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    11-16, lost 64-52 first round of district to North Oldham.
    KEY LOSSES
    Guard Brandon Cook.
    TOP PLAYER
    Kerry Smith, 6-foot-2 junior guard, averaged 12 points a game last season.
    KEY RETURNEES
    Blake Payne 6-foot-1 senior guard; Nolan Denise 6-foot-5 senior forward; Tyler Wesley 6-foot-6 junior center; Dylan Sims 6-foot-2 senior forward; Alante Flores 6-foot junior guard.

  • Basketball preview: SOHS Dragons

    LAST YEAR
    27-6, won 29th District with a 73-56 win over North Oldham; lost 76-70 to Shelby County in regional finals.
    KEY LOSSES
    Four seniors in guards Brice Jewett, Austin Bowling, Casey Jackson and center Chris Schumm who accounted for 90 percent of the Dragons’ offense last season.
    TOP PLAYER
    Carson Fields, 6-foot-4 senior forward who averaged 9.2 points a game last year.
    KEY RETURNEES

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Lady...

    LAST YEAR
    13-15, lost to Anderson County 67-55 first round of region tourney.
    KEY LOSSES
    All-region forward Emily Lape, forward Leah Pehlke and guard Brooke Leanhart.
    BEST PLAYER
    Ericka Hardin, 5-foot-9 senior guard who averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game last year.
    OTHER RETURNEES
    Emily Melton, 5-foot-5 junior guard, Jessica Leanhart, 5-foot-6 sophomore guard.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Athlete of the Week: Jayla Davis

    Name: Jayla Davis.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Basketball.
    Age: 13.
    Position: Guard/forward.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Lois and Calvin Davis.
    Accomplishments: Davis, an eighth-grader, has helped the Lady Colonels to a 5-3 record in the Mid-Bluegrass Conference this season.
    The 5-foot-6 Davis plays both guard and forward for OCMS and basketball is her only sport.

  • Locals will vie for region hoops...

    Oldham County could send a team to either the boys’ or the girls’ state basketball tournament this year.
    The South Oldham boys’ fell just short last year losing in the regional finals to Shelby County after leading by as many as 12 points through much of the game.

  • Two Oldham schools cited in...

    A national women’s rights group is alleging that girls in Oldham high schools are being denied equal rights to participate in sports with a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office.

    The National Women’s Law Center filed a complaint Nov. 10 with the civil rights office which is based in Philadelphia.