Today's News

  • NOLL hosts Home Run Derby

    Clay Benefield, 20, knocked it out of the park and won the grand prize at the first Sonic Drive-In Coaches, Parents and Adults Home Run Derby at Walsh Park on Saturday, May 24. Thirty-seven batters hit 268 home runs in three rounds of batting at the fundraiser for the North Oldham Little League.

    Jason Shingleton and Kyle Wuchterl joined Benefield in the final round. Sonic Drive-In sponsored the event by donating $1 per home run to the winner’s charity of choice. Benefield chose to donate the $268 to Veteran’s Memorial Monuments.

  • OC freshman softball wins tourney
  • OC JV baseball wins district
  • Smith signs with Centre
  • Hall signs with Wilmington
  • Ray to dance at Murray State
  • Girls basketball: South’s Higdon steps down

    South Oldham girls basketball coach Christy Higdon said she knew the time was right to resign.

    “I’ve dedicated 26 years of my life to probably over 300 kids,” Higdon said. “...I’m getting ready to turn 50 in July and I think it’s that time to start enjoying life a little more.”

    Higdon is stepping down after two years as head coach of the Lady Dragons.

    Her teams went 24-31, winning the 2013 District 29 title and finishing as district runner-up this season.

  • Harris, Watkins win first leg of Grand Slam

    Tracy Harris and Dylan Watkins were the female and male champions of the Roman Road 5K Saturday at Crestwood Baptist Church. The race was the first leg of the four-part Oldham County Grand Slam.

    The second race of the four-race series is July 18. It is sponsored by the Oldham County YMCA and begins at Covenant United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m.

    Listed below are the top 10 finishers in the male and female divisions:

  • Lady Colonel softball looking to future

    WARSAW – Oldham County made it farther this season than coach Steve Leanhart said anyone thought the Lady Colonels would.

    OC won its first two games at the Region 8 tournament last week beating Collins 7-4 in the first round and tournament host Gallatin County 2-1 in the semifinals.

    The Lady Colonels played Anderson County to a draw for 11 innings in the title game before a 12th-inning Lady Bearcat home run gave Anderson a 4-3 win and ended OC’s season.

  • Terry takes over North soccer

    North Oldham has turned to an administrator with nearly 20 years experience coaching soccer to lead the Mustangs.

    Associate principal Andrew Terry has been named boys soccer coach, athletic director Alan Yanke told The Era.

    Terry is taking over for Chad Niedert, who is leaving North to work in Cincinnati as an actuary. Niedert led the Mustangs to the state quarterfinals last fall in his only season as head coach.