https://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en Questions to be answered in 2019-20 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/questions-be-answered-2019-20 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8598.jpg" alt="Sophie Hale takes a layup for North Oldham in the District 29 tournament. " title="Sophie Hale takes a layup for North Oldham in the District 29 tournament. " align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> With the 2019-20 athletic year beginning in August, here are a few questions that are waiting to be answered this upcoming season of sports.</p> <p> <strong>Does North Oldham use a doubles duo?</strong></p> <p> North Oldham girls tennis finished as the state runner-up in 2019 with an impressive performance at the state meet.</p> Sports Briefs 7.18.19 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/sports-briefs-71819 <p> <strong>Guns N Hoses Charity Flag Football Game set for August</strong></p> <p> The 10th annual Guns N Hoses Charity Flag Football game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Oldham County Youth Football League (OCYFL) fields in Buckner next to Wendell Moore Park.</p> Sports Briefs 7.11.19 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/sports-briefs-71119 <p> <strong>Sign ups begin for South Oldham cross country</strong></p> <p> Runners interested in joining the South Oldham High School cross country team for the 2019-20 school year should contact coach Stan Clark at stanrunner@aol.com or call (502) 592-4834 for any questions. Practices begin prior to the start of school. Email Clark to receive all information to be part of the team.</p> OCYFL encouraging multi-sport athletes https://www.oldhamera.com/content/ocyfl-encouraging-multi-sport-athletes <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/8u_bandit_team.jpg" alt="Oldham County Youth Football League (OCYFL) starts its season in mid-August. " title="Oldham County Youth Football League (OCYFL) starts its season in mid-August. " align="left" hspace="6" width="129" height="85" /><p> Oldham County Youth Football League (OCYFL) is encouraging athletes to play multiple sports. OCYFL president Tim Kollenberg has noticed an increasing trend of year-round single sport specialization for athletes at a younger age.</p> Clark wins state title, qualifies for nationals https://www.oldhamera.com/content/clark-wins-state-title-qualifies-nationals <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/part0_1.jpg" alt="William Clark won the Indiana Bass Nation state championship June 16. " title="William Clark won the Indiana Bass Nation state championship June 16. " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> William Clark won a state championship, but crossed a river to do so. The Oldham County fisherman won the Indiana Bass Nation state championship, which allows him to qualify for nationals.</p> <p> &ldquo;I never thought I would win a state championship,&rdquo; Clark said. &ldquo;I was doing this for the fun of it. Now it has gotten real.&rdquo;</p> Sports Briefs 7.4.19 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/sports-briefs-7419 <p> <strong>Reed ranks among top hitters in state</strong></p> <p> Oldham County baseball&rsquo;s Austin Reed finished his junior season as one of the best statistical hitters in the state.</p> <p> Reed led the state with 66 hits and ranked third with eight triples. His .520 average was the eighth best in the state while his 33 stolen bases ranked 10th.</p> Thank you, Mr. Irvin https://www.oldhamera.com/content/thank-you-mr-irvin <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0841.jpg" alt="Coach Jamie Reed, right, presents Mitchell Irvin with a ring representing the 48 state championships won at South Oldham during Irvin’s tenure." title="Coach Jamie Reed, right, presents Mitchell Irvin with a ring representing the 48 state championships won at South Oldham during Irvin’s tenure." align="left" hspace="6" width="110" height="85" /><p> Mitchell Irvin dedicated his time to South Oldham, and now, it&rsquo;s time to say thank you.</p> Most memorable quotes from 2018-19 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/most-memorable-quotes-2018-19 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9773.jpg" alt="Oldham County’s Elana Ornelas swings in the quarterfinals of the Eighth Region softball tournament in May." title="Oldham County’s Elana Ornelas swings in the quarterfinals of the Eighth Region softball tournament in May." align="left" hspace="6" width="109" height="85" /><p> Whether it was state championships, regional titles or district finals, student-athletes from around Oldham County competed in big moments throughout the year. Here are some of the most quotable moments from 2018-19:</p> <p> <em>North Oldham wrestler Sam Jenkins, after winning the state championship in the 182 division:</em></p>