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Today's Sports

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • Eastern beats North Oldham in six

    GOSHEN – A North Oldham team that hadn't lost by more than one run all season was on the wrong end of a crooked scoreboard Wednesday.

    Eastern scored multiple runs in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings Wednesday on its way to a 15-4 win at North in six innings.

    The loss was the Mustangs' (3-3) third in its last four games.

    The Eagles (5-1) got on the board in the top of the second on a Clayton Campbell single off North left-hander Evan Cripe that scored Nick Eubanks.

  • South basketball prepares to...

     South Oldham scored more than 2,000 points this season, out-scoring every other Region 8 team.

    But a new era will start for the Dragons June 7 when 93 percent of that scoring walks across the stage to graduate.

  • South basketball prepares to...

     South Oldham scored more than 2,000 points this season, out-scoring every other Region 8 team.

    But a new era will start for the Dragons June 7 when 93 percent of that scoring walks across the stage to graduate.

  • North hires Versen as new...

    North Oldham has gone to the college ranks to find its next volleyball coach.

    The school has hired James Madison University assistant Brett Versen to lead Lady Mustang volleyball, North athletic director Alan Yanke told The Era Monday.

  • Stephens: No ‘Hoosiers,’ but a...

    LEXINGTON – How improbable would it have been for South Oldham to make a run in last week’s state tournament?

    So improbable coach Steve Simpson had his eyes toward the big screen.

  • Stephens: No ‘Hoosiers,’ but a...

    LEXINGTON – How improbable would it have been for South Oldham to make a run in last week’s state tournament?

    So improbable coach Steve Simpson had his eyes toward the big screen.

  • Colonel football moving from 6A...

    A re-classification could restore some old rivalries and add significance to at least one current one for Oldham County football.

    The Colonels will move from Class 6A to 5A on the gridiron, the KHSAA announced last week. OC’s move was one of several made by teams in the 4A, 5A and 6A levels.