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Community Sports

  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Kickball explodes in popularity
        JUSTIN COMLEY Special To The Standard To hear that kickball is making a comeback would certainly be a surprise for some, but locally it’s a sport that has been spreading like wildfire. But how did the recent flare of kickball fever begin?
  • RINGSIDE SEAT: Silva sets record for longest UFC title reign
    UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva shut plenty of mouths, most importantly, contender Chael Sonnen’s, with a second-round TKO victory Saturday night in Las Vegas.  Sonnen has trash-talked and tweeted for almost two years now, saying that the middleweight champ could be beaten and that for 4 1/2 rounds in August 2010, he displayed the blueprint on how to do just that. Silva pulled off a miraculous triangle arm bar in that fight and stopped Sonnen in the final round, keeping Sonnen from being the reigning champ in this rematch.
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Overfelt getting that 'old-time feeling' again
    Last year, Kerry Overfelt had plans to keep a busy itinerary of competition at Scottish Highland Games events on the weekends in addition to his daily workouts and personal training schedule. That is, until a torn hamstring put him on the sidelines. “I’ve never had a really bad injury until that one,” Overfelt said.
  • GOLF: Kentucky Junior Am scores
      Kentucky Junior Am Boys 14-and-under My Old Ky. Home G.C. John Augenstein, Owensboro 72-68–140 Zach Norris, McKee 70-73–143 Matt Liston, Louisville 75-70–145 Paul Huber, Edgewood 71-76–147 Christian Tooley, Roundhill 74-75–149 Brett Beckham, Smiths Grove 74-75–149 Carter Skipworth, Richmond 77-74–151 Cooper Collins, Lexington 77-77–154 Chase Landrum, Glasgow 77-77–154
  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES
        Little League All-Stars Schedule and Results June 29 North Oldham 14, Nelson Co. 2 (8P)   Saturday North Oldham 14, Nelson Co. 4 (12N) South Oldham 15, Nelson Co. 5 (10N) North Oldham 12, Nelson Co. 0 (10S)   Sunday 8P Semifinals North Oldham 16, Nelson Co. 6 (8S) North Oldham 6, Nelson Co. 4 (10N) Nelson Co. 9, South Oldham 2 (12N)
  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES
      Little League All-Stars Schedule and Results June 29 North Oldham 14, Nelson Co. 2 (8P)   Saturday North Oldham 14, Nelson Co. 4 (12N) South Oldham 15, Nelson Co. 5 (10N) North Oldham 12, Nelson Co. 0 (10S)   Sunday 8P Semifinals North Oldham 16, Nelson Co. 6 (8S) North Oldham 6, Nelson Co. 4 (10N) Nelson Co. 9, South Oldham 2 (12N) North Oldham 6, Nelson Co. 1 (12S)
  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES
    Little League All-Stars Schedule and Results June 23 Nelson Co. 15, North Oldham 14 (7P) Nelson Co. 10, South Oldham 0 (9P) Nelson Co. 13, South Oldham A 6 (8P)   June 24 Nelson Co. 26, Valley Sports 4 (9P) Nelson Co. 27, South Oldham Blue 1 (8P) Nelson Co. 16, South Oldham Green 0 (7P)   June 25 Nelson Co. 17, North Oldham 15 (9P) South Oldham Green 17, Nelson Co. 13 (7P)  
  • HORSESHOES: Locals sending 8 to World tourney
    Eight members of the Nelson County Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be among the more than 1,200 entrants competing to be at the Rocky Top of their division at the World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Knoxville next month. The Knoxville Convention Center hosts the event July 30 – Aug. 11.
  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES
    Little League All-Stars Schedule and Results June 23 Nelson Co. 15, North Oldham 14 (7P) Nelson Co. 10, South Oldham 0 (9P) Nelson Co. 13, South Oldham A 6 (8P)   June 24 Nelson Co. 26, Valley Sports 4 (9P) Nelson Co. 27, South Oldham Blue 1 (8P) Nelson Co. 16, South Oldham Green 0 (7P)   Monday Nelson Co. 17, North Oldham 15 (9P) South Oldham Green 17, Nelson Co. 13 (7P)  
  • Nelson 9s win postseason district
    Nelson County teams have enjoyed success thus far during the early rounds of District 2 tournament play, including producing a champion in the 9-year-old postseason tournament. Play continues at Dean Watts Park and other locations throughout the week; see right for schedule and results.   Thursday and Friday