https://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en North Oldham tennis sweeps regionals https://www.oldhamera.com/content/north-oldham-tennis-sweeps-regionals <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0663.jpg" alt="North Oldham boys and girls tennis won the Eighth Region title." title="North Oldham boys and girls tennis won the Eighth Region title." align="left" hspace="6" width="195" height="85" /><p> North Oldham tennis swept the Eighth Region tournament for the second straight year.</p> <p> <strong>Girls</strong></p> <p> The Lady Mustangs secured their ninth regional title. Every regional finalist was from North Oldham.</p> <p> <strong>Singles</strong></p> Boys Lacrosse: St. X tops Dragons in state semi-finals https://www.oldhamera.com/content/boys-lacrosse-st-x-tops-dragons-state-semi-finals <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_7301.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Ben King controls a possession against St. X in the first half of the state semi-finals." title="South Oldham&#039;s Ben King controls a possession against St. X in the first half of the state semi-finals." align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> Same opponent, same result.</p> <p> South Oldham boys lacrosse lost to St. Xavier (Louisville) in the state semi-finals for the fourth straight year. The Tigers defeated South Oldham 18-2 in Louisville May 15.</p> <p> St. X controlled a majority of the possessions in the first half and built an early lead.</p> Girls Lacrosse: Oldham and South fall in state https://www.oldhamera.com/content/girls-lacrosse-oldham-and-south-fall-state <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_6349.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Analee Morrison takes the ball upfield against Eastern in the state quarterfinals." title="South Oldham&#039;s Analee Morrison takes the ball upfield against Eastern in the state quarterfinals." align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> South Oldham and Oldham County girls lacrosse seasons ended in the state quarterfinals Saturday, May 11.</p> <p> <strong>Lady Colonels fall to Sacred Heart</strong></p> <p> Sacred Heart Academy jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, defeating Oldham County 13-1 in Louisville to advance to the state semi-finals.</p> Oldham County Championships track and field meet https://www.oldhamera.com/content/oldham-county-championships-track-and-field-meet <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_5245.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Gracie Read, left, Oldham County&#039;s Savannah Lewis, center, and North Oldham&#039;s Makiyah Allen, right, compete in the 100 meter dash." title="South Oldham&#039;s Gracie Read, left, Oldham County&#039;s Savannah Lewis, center, and North Oldham&#039;s Makiyah Allen, right, compete in the 100 meter dash." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Oldham County track and field hosted the Oldham County Championships in Buckner May 10. Several field events were held in Goshen the day prior at North Oldham. Seniors from all three schools were honored before the meet.</p> <p> <strong>Boys</strong></p> The Curious Case of Derby 145 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/curious-case-derby-145 <p> <strong>By Chuck Harper--</strong></p> <p> Let&rsquo;s take a peek into the mythical courtroom and hear opening arguments from plaintiffs, Maximum Security owners Gary and Mary West, and defendants, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Stewards.</p> <p> All rise! This court is now in session. The (cough) Honorable (cough) Judge Harper presiding.</p> Sports Briefs 5.16.19 https://www.oldhamera.com/content/sports-briefs-51619 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0613.jpg" alt="Caroline Harper signed to cheerlead for Coastal Carolina University." title="Caroline Harper signed to cheerlead for Coastal Carolina University." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> <strong>Harper signs with Coastal Carolina</strong></p> <p> Oldham County&rsquo;s Caroline Harper signed to cheerlead for Coastal Carolina University last week.</p> Girls Lacrosse: Lady Dragons win regional title https://www.oldhamera.com/content/girls-lacrosse-lady-dragons-win-regional-title <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4347.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Hailey Crittenden leads a fast break as Oldham County&#039;s Faith Boa follows in the regional final." title="South Oldham&#039;s Hailey Crittenden leads a fast break as Oldham County&#039;s Faith Boa follows in the regional final." align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p> South Oldham girls lacrosse knew what it took to win a regional title because it had lost in the regional final before. The Lady Dragons claimed their first ever Region 4 title with a 7-5 win over Oldham County in Buckner May 8.</p> Dragon lacrosse wins sixth straight regional title https://www.oldhamera.com/content/dragon-lacrosse-wins-sixth-straight-regional-title <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4630.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Cole Cercone takes a shot in the second quarter against North Oldham in the Region 4 final." title="South Oldham&#039;s Cole Cercone takes a shot in the second quarter against North Oldham in the Region 4 final." align="left" hspace="6" width="93" height="85" /><p> South Oldham boys lacrosse won its sixth straight regional title with a 16-4 victory over North Oldham in Goshen May 8.</p> <p> &ldquo;Every year we have two games that matter,&rdquo; Dragon goalkeeper Zack Mason said. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s North and OC in the regular season. When you win those, you get the bye game. The extra day of practice helps in the end.&rdquo;</p>