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By The Staff

HOCKEY

 

Oldham hockey will defend state title

 

When: Saturday and Sunday.

 

Where: Iceland Sports Complex, Louisville.

 

What: The Oldham County hockey team will defend its state title this weekend at the Iceland Hockey Sports Complex.

 

The team comprised of players from all high school and middle schools in the county, has a 16-0-2 record this year.

 

They will open defense of the title at 12:30 p.m. Saturday as the No. 1 seed against the winner of the Trinity/Lexington Dunbar game.

 

Should they win that, they will play at 8:15 p.m. Saturday with the championship game at 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

 

SOFTBALL

 

NOHS hosting battle of sexes game

 

When: Sunday.

 

Where: North Oldham High School softball complex.

 

What: The North Oldham High School girls’ softball team and the NOHS baseball team will square off in the second ‘Battle of the Sexes” game at 2 p.m. Sunday at the NOHS softball complex.

 

The game will feature the boys’ against the girls under fast pitch-softball rules.

 

There will be a JV game immediately after the varsity game.

 

Admission is $5 and all funds go to benefit the two programs.

 

COACHING OPENINGS

 

NOHS seeking coaches

 

When: Immediately.

 

Where: North Oldham High School.

 

What: North Oldham High School is seeking a head cheerleading coach, a head dance team coach and an assistant field hockey coach.

 

Anyone interested should call athletic director Tom Clemons at 228-0158 or e-mail

 

tom.clemons@oldham.kyschools.us.

 

All candidates must meet Kentucky High Athletic Association standards.

 

CROSS COUNTRY

 

Berry honored at Drury College

 

When: Monday.

 

Where: Crestwood.

 

What: Former South Oldham High School cross country and track standout Derek Berry has been named to the NCAA Division II Academic All-American team.

 

Berry, a Crestwood native, is one of 152 runners honored nationwide.

 

To qualify for All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have completed at least 12 semester hours through the semester of competition at the institution to be eligible.

 

The student-athlete must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and have placed in the top 30 percent of the total number of athletes eligible to compete at the respective NCAA-II regional championships or have placed in the top 50 percent of the field at the NCAA Division II cross country championships.

 

Berry is a junior studying Architecture.