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Today's Sports

  • Quotes of the Year

    “Oh, he’s the best ever, absolutely. He’s a once in a lifetime player. Everything has come together for him since the time his Mom nurtured him at the club when he first showed an interest in the sport down to him starting with the personal trainer and doing everything he could physically to become a better athlete and a better player. Plus, he’s so modest, so humble that you just can’t help but like him as a person.

  • Sports in 2008

    From the close of one of the great high school athletic careers in the state’s history to first-time success by teams and individuals, 2008 brought more than its share of sports success to Oldham County. It was a year that saw teams and individuals claim honors for both past and present exploits in a variety of sports. While there are always too many stories to tell, and not enough time and space, here are The Oldham Era’s top 10 sports stories for the year:

  • Lady Colonels score big seeding...

    BEDFORD – Postseason play may be one step closer for the Oldham County Lady Colonels.

    OCHS took a step closer to the regional tourney Friday with a 49-42 district seeding road win over Trimble County.

  • Athlete of the Week

     Name: Michael Griffin.

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Position: Basketball guard. 

    Age: 12.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

  • Finding their way

    CRESTWOOD – After two years, the South Oldham Junior Wrestling Club is ready to make a name for itself in the state.

    “We’re always looking to improve and we want to improve on what we did last year,” club coach Randy Wheeler said. “We have another year under our belt with a lot of kids back.”

  • Athlete of the Week

    OCMS basketball: Jessica Leanhart

    Name: Jessica Leanhart.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Position: Basketball guard; softball pitcher/outfielder. 

  • Sports Briefs

    Lady Dragons set to host holiday tournament

    The 2008 South Oldham Lady Dragons Holiday Hoopfest opens today, (Thursday), with seven teams coming in to battle with SOHS for the tourney title.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    South Oldham vs. Highlands

    Score: 61-45 Highlands.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Highlands. 

    Key players: South Oldham’s Jasmine Whitfield and Allison Reynolds. Highland’s Katie Allen and Bekah Towles. 

  • Runners place in Alabama AAU...

    GOSHEN – Powered by several local runners, the Derby City Athletic Club brought home national recognition recently.

    Derby City, whose youth team includes many of the Louisville area’s best elementary, middle, and high school runners, traveled to Decatur, Alabama to take on some of nation’s top running programs at the 2008 AAU National Cross Country Championship.

  • McDonald’s Classic...

    BUCKNER – The basketball was fast and furious Saturday at Oldham County High School, but the action will lead to a hopefully relaxing experience for families around the state with a child battling cancer.