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Today's News

  • Volleyball: Lady Colonels beat Presentation, raise money for cancer

    BUCKNER – The breast cancer awareness cause Oldham County played for on Monday had a special meaning for junior Leah Hollander.

    “It’s really close to my heart because my aunt died of breast cancer,” Hollander said. “…I think it’s great we could come out and play in honor and memory of them and get the win.”

    Hollander had 14 kills and 3 aces Monday for the Lady Colonels, who beat Presentation 3-1 (25-16, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16) to run their record to 27-2 on the season.

  • Volleyball: North beats OC again to win JCIVT

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham and Oldham County could play four matches this season and only one of them – a potential meeting in the Region 8 championship game – would truly matter.

    But through two match-ups this season, North has had the advantage.

    The Lady Mustangs beat OC 2-0 (25-15, 25-21) on Saturday at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center in the championship match of the Jefferson County Invitational Volleyball Tournament.

  • Football: Dragons snap losing streak, beat Grant

    DRY RIDGE ­– South Oldham wasn’t perfect Friday but it did enough to break a two-game losing streak.

    Senior fullback Kevin Kuriger rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown and the Dragons took a 21-9 win at Grant County.

    South (4-2, 1-1 Class 5-A, District 5) had a punt blocked for a safety, missed a field goal and fumbled four times in the second half.

    But the Dragon defense stood tall, giving up just five first downs outside of a third-quarter Braves touchdown drive.

  • Boys soccer: Colonels cruise in district tourney tune-up

    BUCKNER – Oldham County went into its match Oct. 2 against Western Hills with at least four games left on its schedule but one that really mattered – a District 29 semifinal against North Oldham.

    “Everything we do at this point of the season is geared to us getting ready for postseason,” OC coach Brian Durbin said. “We have the games coming up but the main goal in those games is trying to get us playing the way we want to play when we face North again.”

  • Oldham County Schools nearly doubles distinguished tally on state testing

    Oldham County Schools, considered one of the best school districts in the state, is once again making that claim with the release of the latest statewide testing, or KPREP, scores.

    More than 70 percent of Oldham County Schools improved their test scores over the previous year, with 11 schools scoring in the distinguished category. To qualify for the distinguished category, a school must fall within the 90th percentile of similar schools statewide.

  • Soccer, volleyball state draws set

    Boys soccer, girls soccer and volleyball teams across the state learned their potential state tournament roadmaps last week.

    North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham all compete in Region 8 in each of those three sports.
     
    Boys Soccer

    The Region 8 champ will host the Region 6 champ at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28. No. 18 Fern Creek (13-0) is the highest ranked team in that region according to the latest Maher Rankings.

  • Boys soccer: Howard scores two, lifts South past North

    GOSHEN – Mason Howard is a player who gets overshadowed on his South Oldham team.

    Thirteen Dragons had scored going into South’s game at North Oldham on Oct. 1. Howard wasn’t one of them.

    But the senior midfielder put his name in the stat sheet in a big way against the Mustangs, scoring one goal with 25 minutes left in the match and another five minutes later on a penalty kick. His two goals were the decisive moments in a 2-1 Dragon victory.

  • OCCS to hold first meeting

    The annual meeting for Oldham County Community Scholarships will be held on Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. It will last less than an hour and light refreshments will be served. The organization will share who we are, what we do, what we’ve accomplished so far and our goals for this year.

    Those that would benefit from attendance are parents that have a high school senior or soon to be senior so they can learn about our scholarship process or individuals, businesses or organizations that are wanting to give back to the community by offering a scholarship or volunteering.

  • East Oldham gets free books

    East Oldham Middle School has received 600 brand new books for free.

    Library Media Specialist Cheryl McCall won a coveted spot on a committee that selects the best new young adults books, a project of the International Reading Association.

  • Kenwood Station holds Tiger Trek fundraiser for PTA

    Kenwood Station Elementary’s annual Tiger Trek fundraiser was held last week on a beautiful sunny school day. Students and staff enjoyed music from DJ Jack Gill as the children walked, ran and finally danced their hearts out to raise money for the school’s Parent Teacher Association. They also enjoyed an obstacle course and popsicles to cool them off before heading back into school.