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  • Johnson named National Player of...

    Accolades have continued to pour in for South Oldham grad and Transylvania baseball pitcher Braden Johnson.

    Johnson was named the National College Baseball Writer’s Association’s NCAA D-III National Player of the Week last week.

    Johnson, a freshman right-hander from Crestwood, earned the award by hurling a no-hitter March 30 in a 12-0 win against Defiance College.

    The no-hitter was the first in the modern era of Transy baseball, per the school’s athletic department.

  • Cripe pitches North past South...

    LOUISVILLE – District 29 play doesn’t start until next week, but North Oldham made a district statement Wednesday night.

    Evan Cripe pitched a complete game shutout as North beat cross-town rival South Oldham 1-0 in the championship game of the Derby City Baseball Classic at Butler High School.

    The senior left-hander gave up just four hits and two walks over seven innings as the Mustangs (7-3) notched their fourth win over three days to take the 16-team event.

  • Cripe pitches North past South...

    LOUISVILLE – District 29 play doesn’t start until next week, but North Oldham made a district statement Wednesday night.

    Evan Cripe pitched a complete game shutout as North beat cross-town rival South Oldham 1-0 in the championship game of the Derby City Baseball Classic at Butler High School.

    The senior left-hander gave up just four hits and two walks over seven innings as the Mustangs (7-3) notched their fourth win over three days to take the 16-team event.

  • Mathis, Frantz shut out Glenbard...

    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham's players saved their energy for Wednesday night's Derby City Classic finals by making efficient work of Glenbard West (Ill.) Wednesday afternoon in the semifinals.

    Left-handers Eddie Mathis and Noah Frantz combined for seven shutout innings as the Dragons beat the Hilltoppers 2-0 at Butler High School. The game took only and hour and a half to play thanks to South's superb pitching effort.

  • Mathis, Frantz shut out Glenbard...

    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham's players saved their energy for Wednesday night's Derby City Classic finals by making efficient work of Glenbard West (Ill.) Wednesday afternoon in the semifinals.

    Left-handers Eddie Mathis and Noah Frantz combined for seven shutout innings as the Dragons beat the Hilltoppers 2-0 at Butler High School. The game took only and hour and a half to play thanks to South's superb pitching effort.

  • North softball drops Monday...

    GOSHEN – North Oldham played two competitive games against out-of-state teams Monday, but came out on the losing end of both.

    The Lady Mustangs were beat 6-4 by Jeffersonville (Ind.) in the first contest and 6-5 by Limestone Community (Ill.) in the nightcap.

    The losses were the second and third straight for North (5-5), coming on the heels of a four-game winning streak.

    North trailed both games by multiple runs early, only to come back and tie or take the lead before falling late.

  • Mustang pitchers shut out Fern...

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham showed off its arms Monday afternoon.
    Ethan Cleary and Adam Judd combined to hurl a six-hit shutout as North beat Fern Creek 4-0 at Southern High School in its opening game of the Derby City Classic.

    The Mustangs (5-3) went on to win their second game of the event, beating Southern 5-4 Tuesday afternoon.

    Cleary pitched the first 4 1/3 innings, scattering five hits but not allowing a run. Judd pitched the final 2 2/3 innings, allowing just one hit and one walk.

  • South grad makes Transy baseball...

    Braden Johnson put his name in the Transylvania University record books over the weekend.

    Johnson, a former South Oldham standout, threw the first no-hitter in the modern era of Transy baseball in a 12-0 win against Defiance College Sunday in Defiance, Ohio.

    Johnson’s performance was the first nine-inning no-hitter in Pioneer baseball history, dating to 1996. His no-hitter was also the first in Heartland Conference play since 2005.

  • South grad makes Transy baseball...

    Braden Johnson put his name in the Transylvania University record books over the weekend.

    Johnson, a former South Oldham standout, threw the first no-hitter in the modern era of Transy baseball in a 12-0 win against Defiance College Sunday in Defiance, Ohio.

    Johnson’s performance was the first nine-inning no-hitter in Pioneer baseball history, dating to 1996. His no-hitter was also the first in Heartland Conference play since 2005.

  • South shuts down undefeated...

    CRESTWOOD – Ballard came to Bill Cofer Field Thursday having won its first seven games and averaging eight runs per game over its last three.

    South Oldham pitching cooled off those Bruin bats.

    Drew Lively, Nate Patterson and Eddie Mathis combined to hold Ballard to just three hits over seven innings, including just one in the first six, as South beat the Bruins 7-2.

    The win was the second straight for the No. 16 Dragons (3-1), while the loss was the first of the year for No. 12 Ballard (7-1).