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Today's Sports

  • 2009 Soccer Preview

    Oldham County Lady Colonels

     

    Last year: The Lady Colonels went 16-4-2 and fell to SOHS 3-0 in the regional championship just a week after beating the Lady Dragons 2-1 in the district championship. 

  • Game Bytes

    GOLF

     

    Mustangs capture Charger Cup

    When: Aug. 4.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: John Hoskins.

    School: La Grange Elementary School.

    Sport: Swimming.

    Age: 9.

    Hometown: La Grange.

  • Locked and loaded

     

    CRESTWOOD – Will Vitalis won’t be doing any swimming during the Labor Day holiday this year.

    Vitalis, a senior to be at South Oldham High School, cut a tendon in his foot on a boat propeller last year swimming in Lake Cumberland and missed most of the high school season.

    “I don’t think anybody is going to let me in the water this year,” Vitalis said.

    While he sat out all but four games, Vitalis is primed for a big senior year after being named the Kentucky Youth Soccer Eurosport Player of the Year.

  • North Oldham Little League wins...

    The North Oldham Little League 9-10-year-old softball all-stars team won the District 2 tourney over Valley Sports. Front row, from left, Sarah McCabe, Claire Babey, Kailey Smith, Makailyn Maikranz, Kelsey Kasisschke and Caelin Pate. Back row, Abigail Reynolds, Coach John Vorreiter, Brynna Richardson, Seneca O’Hara, Peyton Kidwell and Alexia Ganote. Not pictured are assistant coach Doug Snyder and Megan Snyder.

  • Javanon takes second in nation

    LOUISVILLE – Javanon ‘91 pushed its way into the U.S. Youth Soccer national championship game only to fall just short of Discoveries SC out of South Carolina 2-1 July 30.

    The Javanon team had three Oldham County players – Jacob Kemper of Oldham County High School and North Oldham brothers Jordan and Paul Althoff.

  • 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.