Today's News

  • OCS students, schools receive honors from Kentucky Youth Assembly

    Leadership, communication and critical thinking are three main goals of Oldham County Schools, and hundreds of students employed those skills while at the Kentucky Youth Assembly in recent weeks.

    All seven Oldham County middle and high schools attend this three-day experiential learning conference this year, participating in a simulation of the Commonwealth’s democratic process.

  • NOHS sends holiday card to soldiers

    North Oldham High School receptionist Christine Lisa Lowrey joined Holiday Cards for Heroes, a program that sends holiday cards to soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Hospital and to those on active duty. Lowrey’s sons were deployed to Afghanistan when she heard about the program last year and thought sending cards was a great idea.

  • North sweeps swim meet

    North Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams pulled off a combined team score of 657 in winning a meet Nov. 26 at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville.

    South Oldham finished second in the six-team meet with a score of 611, while Oldham County was fourth with 462 points.

    North’s girls scored a 433, the best of the six girls teams in the meet. South’s girls scored 282, edging OC’s score of 271 for second.

    On the boys side, Collins led the way with a team score of 334. South was second with 329, North third with 224 and OC fourth with 191.

  • County XC coaches, runners honored with area awards

    A collection of Oldham Countians were honored with All-Area 4 cross country awards last week. Winners included:

    High school girls

    Coach of the Year – Kirk Thomas, Oldham County

    All-Area Runners:

    Erin Edmundson, North Oldham

    Riley Glenn, Oldham County

    Caroline Grogan, Oldham County

    Kelly Klump, Oldham County

    Hallie Searcy, South Oldham

    High school boys

    Coach of the Year – David St. Louis, North Oldham

    Co-Runner of the Year – Cole Dowdy

  • Dobson, Vicich named North Athletes of Month
  • Greenwood, Mathis sign

    South Oldham baseball seniors Drew Greenwood and Eddie Mathis signed to play baseball at Bellarmine University. Pictured left to right in the front row are Sonja Greenwood, Drew Greenwood, Eddie Mathis and Rae Mathis. Second Row left to right is Holly Greenwood (Drew’s sister), Todd Greenwood, Head SOHS Coach Matt Wilson, Summer Coach Jim Wiley, Asst. SOHS Coach David Watkins and Edward Mathis, Jr.

  • Lady Dragons get early test against Highlands


    South Oldham’s December girls basketball schedule has included a showdown with Highlands for much of the last decade.

    This year is no different, as the Lady Dragons and Bluebirds will meet at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at South.

    Scheduling a team like Highlands, the defending Region 9 runner-up, prepares South for district play, coach Christy Higdon said.

  • Results, Schedule Dec. 12

    high school results

    Boys Basketball

    12/3 Oldham County 64, DeSales 57

    12/3 South Oldham 68, Shelby County 52

    12/9 Collins 60, South Oldham 42

    Girls Basketball

    12/3 DuPont Manual 79, Oldham County 48

    12/3 South Oldham 54, Christian Academy-Louisville

    Boys Swimming

    12/4 Central High School – North Oldham 528, Ballard 321, Fern Creek 125, Valley 54

    Girls Swimming

    12/4 Central High School – North Oldham 550, Ballard 526.5, Fern Creek 64, Valley 53.5

  • North wrestles South

    (Left) South Oldham’s Jordan Tenharmsel fights for the take down against North Oldham’s Dylan Gilezan in the 126 weight class. Tenharmsel won the duel by pinning Gilezan. North went on to place first in the match Dec. 3 against Fairdale, Bullit East and South. (Below) North’s John Reitnaur fights for hand controll against South’s Evan Rademaker in the 152 weight class. Reitnaur won the duel 10-5.

    Photos by Alix Mattingly/The Oldham Era.

  • Bad weather causes game postponements

    By Brad Stephens

    Sports Editor, The Oldham Era

    Inclement weather has affected the county high school sports schedule.

    Several games were postponed over the last week as a result of a winter storm that rolled into town last Friday.

    North Oldham’s boys basketball home game vs. Fern Creek was postponed from Dec. 6 to Jan. 25.

    Oldham County’s girls basketball home game vs. Bullitt Central was postponed from Dec. 6 to Dec. 23.