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Today's Sports

  • Littlefield honored for academics

    Former Oldham County football standout and current Murray State University lineman Zach Littlefield has been honored for his academic accomplishments.

    Littlefield has been recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) for Academic Excellence, being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

    This is his third year to be recognized for this honor.

    To be eligible, a student athlete must have achieved at least a 3.25 GPA and have been eligible and participated in an NCAA sponsored sport and used a season of competition.  

  • Littlefield honored for academics

    Former Oldham County football standout and current Murray State University lineman Zach Littlefield has been honored for his academic accomplishments.

    Littlefield has been recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) for Academic Excellence, being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

    This is his third year to be recognized for this honor.

    To be eligible, a student athlete must have achieved at least a 3.25 GPA and have been eligible and participated in an NCAA sponsored sport and used a season of competition.  

  • NOHS softball hires Chomicki

    Stephanie Chomicki has been added as an assistant on coach Erick Anderson’s North Oldham softball staff.

    Chomicki was the head softball coach at Blue Valley High School in Overland Park, Kan., from 2010-14. 

    In her first year as the head coach, she led her team to a second place finish at state, and was voted the Kansas 5A Coach of the Year. 

    Chomicki played Division I softball at Tulsa from 2005-2009. 

  • EOMS football raises more than $...

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, partnered with the East Oldham Middle School football team to raise more than $1,000 at a recent Flapjack Fundraiser.

    All proceeds raised at the pancake breakfast will be used to purchase new athletic equipment as the football players train for their upcoming season.

    The EOMS fundraiser was hosted on Aug. 2, at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 1205 Market St. in La Grange.

    The organization sold 202 tickets throughout the community.    

  • OCMS baseball hosts tryouts

    The Oldham County Middle School baseball team is hosting tryouts this month for sixth, seventh and eighth-graders interested in playing.

    The tryouts will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Wendell Moore Park. Please plan on attending both days.

    For questions, contact coach Mark Viehmann at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com or call 502-548-2150.
     

  • South looking for swim coach

    South Oldham is looking for a head swim coach for the 2014-15 school year.

    Anyone interested should contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us or at 502-241-6681.
     

  • South looking for swim coach

    South Oldham is looking for a head swim coach for the 2014-15 school year.

    Anyone interested should contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us or at 502-241-6681.
     

  • Tornadoes host open gyms

    The fourth and fifth-grade OC Tornadoes are a girls basketball AAU team looking for girls who are interested in improving their basketball skills and possibly playing in a league.

    Open gym is this Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. and Sunday from 3-4:30 p.m at Oldham County High School’s old gym.

    For questions, email Jace Bryant at jace.bryant@oldham.kyschools.us.

  • In-state schools focusing on...

     

    Arien Beasley is a standout running back who’ll have some options as to where he plays in college.

    Beasley, a North Oldham senior, is being recruited by a wide variety of schools across several levels and conferences. But some of his best options may be within the state, where he’s been in constant contact with coaches from the Universities of Kentucky and Louisville.

    “It would mean the absolute world to me to play for Louisville or UK,” Beasley, who scored 27 touchdowns in 13 games last year for the Mustangs, said.

  • Fall Sports Preview -- Boys...

     

    Experience levels at cross-country programs are varied across the county.

    South Oldham returns its top six runners from the 3A state meet last year, where it finished sixth.

    North Oldham returns its top two finishers from last fall’s 2A state championship team. But the Mustangs have to fill several other spots.

    And Oldham County loses its top five runners from the 3A state meet and will have to find new runners to fill those shoes.

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