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Today's Sports

  • Ironman draws residents

    CRESTWOOD – The Louisville Ironman contest will have more local flavor than just the bike course winding through Oldham County this year.

    So far there are 22 residents from the county or Prospect entered in the Aug.

  • Athlete of the week: Ben Lundy

    School: Camden Station.

    Sport: Tae Kwon Do.

    Age: 8.

  • Athlete of the week: Isaiah...

    Team: North Oldham Little League Rookie division Diamondbacks.

    Age: 8.

    Accomplishments: Wynder recently won the local and regional Aquafina Water Pitch, Hit and Run competition sponsored by Major League Baseball.

  • SON tournament seeking sponsors

    BUCKNER – In just two years the SON Cup Classic soccer tourney has emerged as one of the state’s best early season girls’ high school tournaments and the three local high school coaches are hoping to make it bigger and better.

  • Game bytes: A look at this week...

    TENNIS: Quigley will play in charity match

    When: July 25.

    Where: Home of Mark and Sarah Hyland, 7500 Briarwood Drive, Crestwood.

    What: Four-time state high school tennis champion Eric Quigley will play a charity exhibition match against future University of Kentucky teammate Bruno Agostinelli at 7 p.m. July 25 at the home of Mark and Sarah Hyland, 7500 Briarwood Drive, Crestwood.

  • Javanon wins Midwest

    LOUISVILLE – With six players from Oldham County playing a key role, the Javanon 92 select soccer team won the Region II soccer title in the United States Soccer Association tourney.

    The team advances to the national championship tourney July 25-29 in Little Rock, Ark.

  • Tally sheet

    Following is an account of action from the North Oldham Little League from the past week as received by The Oldham Era:

    MINOR LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS

    ASTROS 4, TWINS 0 - Winning pitcher Seth Russell and Austin Berger combined to throw a five-hit shutout and pace the Astros to the tournament win.

    Trevor Sanders led the Astros’ offense with a double.

    Jacob Bates took the loss with relief from Jeremy Renner.

    Will Horner led the Twins with a triple.

  • A master of the water: Ciampa...

    GOSHEN – It took Cindy Ciampa 24 years to return to swimming – it didn’t take her anywhere near that long to return to her familiar championship form.

    Ciampa dove back into competition with the success she enjoyed before becoming a nurse and the mother of three children, all of whom took up the sport their mother grew up with and loved.

  • Karma go back to basics to win

    CRESTWOOD – The Kentucky Karma turned in an old-fashioned effort Saturday to defeat the Pensacola Power 6-0 in the first round of the National Women’s Football Association.

    In winning the first playoff game in franchise history, the Karma turned to a grinding, ball-control offense and solid defensive effort to advance to the second round at the Los Angeles Amazons Saturday.

  • Sensible training for hot weather

    The second leg of the Oldham County Grand Slam is July 18. It’s a night race. It’s in La Grange (I like to call it LA in the OC – sounds much more glamorous that way). It’s gonna be HOT. So you should not miss it.