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Today's Sports

  • League is drawing from near and...

     BUCKNER – It’s 7 a.m. Saturday and they’re kicking off.

    They’re doing the same thing at 11 p.m.

  • Men in striped shirts

     There’s no place for a basketball ref to hide during a game and with more than 55 years of combined experience David Watkins and Gary Teague are well aware of it.

    “Guys like David and me, who have been at it so long, the fans know your name, where you are from and everything,” Teague said. “That’s all part of it.”

  • Game Bytes

    Soccer

    Kittleson earns academic honors

    When: Jan. 3. 

    Where: Spalding College, Louisville. 

  • In the target zone

    LA GRANGE – At this time last year Donna Williams was a new kid on the block in bodybuilding – now she’s the competitor everyone is chasing.

    Williams, 33, of La Grange, will defend her lightweight bodybuilding division championship at the Kentucky Muscle Strength and Fitness Extravaganza this weekend at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

  • Game Bytes

    Football

    Chiba earns postseason honors

    When: Dec. 25. 

    Where: Louisville. 

  • SOMS wrestlers successful at...

    The South Oldham Middle School Wrestling Team took 18 wrestlers to the Bates Middle School Wrestling Tournament Dec. 27 in Danville.

    The team celebrated 12 top place finishers.  

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: John Bechard

    School: South Oldham Middle School.

    Hometown: Centerfield.

    Position: Basketball guard. 

    Age: 14.

  • Dunlap powers Colonels

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s Eric Dunlap showed his range Saturday to lead the Colonels to a 62-56 win over South Oldham.

    Dunlap, a 5-foot-11 senior guard, known more for his ability to break down defenses by slashing to the basket, hit three three-pointers in the fourth quarter including two in a row en route to a game-high 33 points.

  • Buzzer beater

    BUCKNER – Audri Beaudrie had no doubt it was a three-pointer but she did have doubts about making the shot.

    Beaudrie, a senior guard for the Oldham County Lady Colonels, hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday to lift OCHS to a dramatic 58-57 double-overtime win over South Oldham.

  • Finishing marathon is better...

    We’re going to run a marathon – together. If you want, you can really train with me by following my progress log that will appear with this write-up periodically in The Era, or you can just follow along from the comfort of your chair, but we’re going to do it together.