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Today's News

  • OC opens region at Henry

    Oldham County’s reward for an impressive District 29 championship run is a road game to open the Region 8 tournament.

    The Colonels will meet tournament host Henry County at 8 p.m. Friday in the last game of the region tournament’s first round.

    Meeting Henry on the road shouldn’t faze OC (22-6), coach Coy Zerhusen said. The Colonels are 5-3 on the road this season, including a 66-48 win at North Oldham Feb. 27 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • Lady Dragons' season ends vs. Simon Kenton

    DRY RIDGE – Simon Kenton showed why it was a top five team in the state Tuesday night, and ended South Oldham's season in the process.

    The Litkenhous rated No. 5 Lady Pioneers beat the Lady Dragons 63-40, eliminating South in the first round of the Region 8 tournament.

    Simon guard Abby Owings scored a game-high 25 points for the Lady Pioneers. They also out-rebounded the Lady Dragons 30-23.

  • North fires Stobaugh

    North Oldham will have its fourth different boys basketball coach in six years on the Mustang sidelines next fall.

    North fired coach Chris Stobaugh after two years Friday, one day after the Mustangs’ 2013-14 season ended with a district tournament loss to Oldham County.

    Athletic director Alan Yanke said off-court issues rather than on-court performance were the reason for the change.

  • OC sweeps Spring Thaw Relays

    Oldham County’s boys and girls track and field teams got off to a winning start Saturday, sweeping the Spring Thaw Relays in Buckner.

    The OC girls won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 4:20.20.

    The Colonel boys won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 3:36.10.

    OC won the boys 4x800 meter relay finals with a time of 8:41.00

  • South girls finish 12th at state swimming

    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham combined for 36 points at the state championships this weekend at the Ralph Wright Natatorium, with 32 of those points coming from the girls team.

    Lydia Jackson led the Lady Dragons with a fourth place finish in the 500-free. She swam the event in 5:07.15.

    Jackson finished 10th in the 200-free with a 1:55.38.

    Julia Roy finished ninth in the 100-fly with a time of 56.89 seconds. Roy finished 16th in the 200-IM in 2:14.81.
     

  • Oldham girls finish 10th at state swimming

    Oldham County’s girls put together a solid weekend, finishing 10th with a team score of 75 points at the KHSAA state swimming championships at the University of Louisville's Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    The Lady Colonels’ best performance came in the 100-butterfly, where Olivia Hoskins finished fourth with a time of 56.48 seconds and Emma Skinner came in seventh with a 57.50 time.

    Hoskins was also 10th in the 200-IM with a time of 2:08.03. Skinner finished 12th in the 100-back with a time of 58.44 seconds.

  • Region 8 girls games for March 3 postponed

    Winter weather that carved up county schools’ regular season basketball schedules is now affecting the postseason.

    The Region 8 girls tournament that was set to begin tonight at Grant County has been postponed to Tuesday. That includes South Oldham’s game against Simon Kenton, which will now be played at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    That means Oldham County’s game against Henry County, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be instead be played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Oglesby wins state 100 fly title

    LOUISVILLE – Grace Oglesby said she was “kind of nervous” before the state swimming finals Saturday at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    “But then I got here,” Oglesby said, “and I just decided to give all the glory to God and just have fun with it and try my best.”

  • Region 8 boys: OC draws Henry, South draws Owen

    District 29 champion Oldham County drew Henry County in the first round of next week’s Region 8 boys tournament, while South Oldham has drawn Owen County as its first round opponent.

    South will meet Owen at 8 p.m. Wednesday at host site Henry County. OC will play Henry at 8 p.m. Thursday.

  • Region 8 girls: OC draws Henry, South draws Simon

    Oldham County and South Oldham will have tough roads in the Region 8 tournament.

    OC, which beat South 50-43 in the District 29 title game Friday night in Goshen, plays Henry County the first round, but has Litkenhous-rated No. 2 Anderson County waiting in the second round.

    South meanwhile plays its first game against No. 5 Simon Kenton.

    South and Simon Kenton meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Grant County, while OC and Henry County meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.