Today's News

  • North introduces new volleyball coach

    GOSHEN – When North Oldham volleyball coach Brian Jones left for Union College earlier this year, the school also looked to the college ranks to find his replacement.

    The school hired Brett Versen, an assistant at James Madison University and former All-American player at Ohio State.

    Versen was introduced to parents and players Monday night, saying he’s ready to hit the ground running with a Lady Mustang program that lost just two seniors off last year’s team, the District 29 champion and Region 8 runner-up.

  • Ride on Curlin gives local connections shot at Derby

    LOUISVILLE – Things seem to add up in threes for Ride on Curlin.

    The day owner Dan Dougherty, his son and trainer “Bronco” Billy Gowan picked out the colt at the 2012 September Keeneland sale, their lunch bill was $33.33.

    Later that afternoon they paid $25,000 for the son of two-time American Horse of the Year Curlin and Magical Ride, with a Hip No. 3033.

    This spring he raced in three graded stakes at Oaklawn Park, finishing in the top three in each one.

  • Chuck Harper: Wicked karma in this Derby

    A year ago, it appeared destiny pushed Derby 139 winner Orb down the stretch in the slop to give trainer Shug McGaughey his first Derby victory.

    This year it seems karma, destiny and fate’s cousins, could play a large role in the outcome.

    Also about a year ago Boston ran its version of the Derby, the Boston Marathon.

    The Boston terrorist attacks were another American tragedy that awoke a sleeping giant.

    It most certainly awoke Don Little Jr., the owner of Centennial Farm in Boston.

  • Helsley signs with Louisville
  • OC soccer players sign
  • Drag racing coming to fairgorunds

    The Oldham County Fairgrounds will host KOI Drag Racing May 10.

    Practice starts at 5 p.m., with eliminations starting at 7.

    There will be 26 ATV classes and 14 truck classes, with 100 percent payback in all classes.

    For more information, log on to www.koidragracing.com or call (859) 576-7380 or (859) 351-9417.

  • Brown finishes 2nd in Henry

    Oldham County golfer Michael Brown finished second this weekend in the Boys 15-16 division at the Kentucky PGA Spring Junior Tour event at Henry County Country Club in New Castle.

    Brown shot 163 (+19) for the weekend, finishing 10 strokes back of champion Austin Knight of Hopkinsville (+9).

    The La Grange native shot a first-round 77 and second-round 86.

  • North Oldham 3, South Oldham 2
  • OC softball rained out
  • South showing more shotgun this spring

    CRESTWOOD – Last year South Oldham’s offense found success on the ground (245 rushing yards per game) and through the air (24 passing touchdowns).

    The Dragons set out this spring trying to sustain the former and build on the latter.

    South has focused on throwing more out of its shotgun packages, which in the past were primarily used in two-minute drill situations, coach Jamie Reed said.