Today's Sports

  • Cynthia Leaton signs NLI with...

    Heading into her junior season, Oldham County softball player Cynthia Leaton only had one goal in mind — to make her college decision before the year was up. Three months later, she finally did, verbally committing to the University of Dayton.
    Though she made it official on Nov. 14, the journey to get there started over a year before.

  • Back to the hardwood: Mustangs...

    Welcoming North Oldham to Buckner, Oldham County Middle School was an unkind host in its three middle school games with the Mustangs on Thursday night, stealing two of three.
    The Colonels picked up wins in their first two games by a combined score of 82-58 but in the 8th grade nightcap, North Oldham managed to steal back some thunder, knocking out OC 45-34.
    Jalen Henry was the high scorer for the Mustangs with 14.
    No Oldham County player reached double digits.

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  • Oldham County falls to Ballard

    Three weeks removed from a week nine matchup with Ballard, Oldham County returned to Pat Crawford Stadium for the second round of Class 6A playoffs and another shot at the Bruins.
    Though the dates were different, the results were all too familiar to coach Matt Brown and the Colonels as they fell 30-14 to close their season.
    Field position was key to the game as Oldham County never found ideal situations to strike.
    Nonetheless, in the first half, the Colonels made their presence felt often, matching Ballard punch for punch.

  • Season of firsts ends for South...

    Story by RANDY HEITE
    South Oldham’s season came to an end Friday night as they lost to Cooper 49-28.
    Cooper got started quickly with a short 5-yard run by A.J Collins. South Oldham’s Kevin Kuriger had his own 5-yard touchdown with less than a minute left in the first quarter to tie it at 7.
    Cooper’s Tyler Morris would connect with Collins again for a 3-yard-touchdown, but South was not going to let Cooper have the lead for long — senior quarterback Jack Sherry ran it in from 6 yards out. At the half, South Oldham was down 21-14.

  • North Oldham wins state...

    Traveling to Lexington for the KHSAA state cross-country meet over the weekend, all six local teams wrapped up their season in memorable fashion. Five of those finished in the top five of their respective classes.
    North Oldham got things started in the boys’ Class 2A race, repeating as state champions for the third straight time.
    Junior Luke Tarvestad led the way for the team from the opening gun, crossing the line at 17:17.71 to claim 11th place.

  • Local teams ready for regional...

    With the 2012 cross country season winding down, local teams are gearing up to take their respective courses at the regional meet. For Oldham County, that means a quick trip down I-71 to EP “Tom” Sawyer Park, while North and South Oldham runners head out to Henry County High School in  Eminence.
    Each will face their own fair share of challenges though.
    Class 2A including NOHS and SOHS will kick things off Saturday with the first race scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

  • A season to remember: North...

    Three months ago, the North Oldham Mustangs entered the 2012 season with a nearly unbearable amount of pressure hanging on their shoulders. On Oct. 27, they lived up to expectations by returning to the state’s biggest stage and walking away with two wins.
    Though their run didn’t end quite the way they hoped — a 3-0 loss to Mercy in the state semifinal game — coach Brian Jones said he is proud of what his girls accomplished.

  • Second half dooms South Oldham...

    Story by Randy Heite

    On a cold and rainy evening, the South Oldham Dragons lost to the Shelby County Rockets 33-21. The scoreboard tells a different story then what happened on Senior Night for the Dragons though.

  • Bardstown edges North Oldham 22-...

    Friday night may have marked the end of the regular season for both the Bardstown and North Oldham football teams but it was certainly one to remember as the pair traded plenty of blows in a 22-14 Tigers’ win.

    North Oldham got out to a quick start, putting the games’ first points on the board just five minutes into the first quarter as Mustangs’ running back Josh Smith broke rambled in from 79 yards out.

  • Oldham County closes regular...

    While the other local teams picked up losses Friday night, the Oldham County Colonels closed the regular season in style, knocking out host Jeffersontown 16-12.

    Senior running back Jacob Taylor got things started for the Colonels, ripping off a 51-yard scoring run just two minutes into the game.