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Today's News

  • Boys Basketball: South falls at home to Anderson

    CRESTWOOD – Anderson County knew that getting a win at South Oldham is about like navigating Louisville's Watterson Expressway at rush hour. It can be done, but it's never easy.

    The Bearcats shot nearly 52 percent and got production from multiple sources, but did not seal their 68-55 win until the final three minutes Friday night. It was Anderson's first win at South since 1999.

  • Thomas finishes 17th in Arizona

    Goshen native Justin Thomas notched another PGA top-20 finish this weekend.

    Thomas finished tied for 17th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Thomas shot a 1-over 72 Sunday in the final round at TPC Scottsdale. He finished at 8-under overall, seven shots off first-time winner Brooks Koepka (-15).

    Thomas was tied for sixth coming into the final round and moved to -10 after notching a birdie on the par-5 3rd. That birdie included a third shot from 75 yards out that landed 20 inches from the hole.

  • Boys Basketball: Mustangs come back, win on Senior Night

    GOSHEN – North Oldham started its game Saturday night a little out of the ordinary but ended up, as usual, in a close game.

    The Mustangs got the job done, overcoming a 12-point deficit to beat Atherton 53-51 on Senior Night.

    North’s two-point triumph marked the Mustangs’ fifth straight win in games decided by five-or-less points.

    North (14-10) never felt it was out of the game, senior guard Jon Jon Henry said.

  • Thomas tied for fifth after three rounds in Arizona

    Justin Thomas is once again in the hunt for his first PGA victory.

    Thomas (-9) is tied for fifth after three rounds at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    The Goshen native shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday and is four shots off tournament leader Martin Laird.

    Hideki Matsuyama, Brooks Koepka and Zach Johnson are all -10 for the tournament, tied for second.

    Thomas is tied for fifth alongside Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels notch region road win at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County had plenty of motivation heading into its game Friday against Shelby County.

    The Colonels, ranked No. 14 in the state, were playing a fellow Region 8 contender in front of a big road crowd in perhaps the region’s most storied rivalry.

    Then came the fact the Rockets chose this game as their basketball Homecoming.

    “At first we were kind of confused why they would have us in on Homecoming night,” senior guard Connor Hicks said. “(Coach Coy Zerhusen) said that was going to be a mistake.”

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels come close at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County took the region’s second-rated team down to the wire Friday but didn’t make enough plays to finish the job.

    Savannah Raizor scored 14 points to lead favored Shelby County over OC in a 40-36 contest at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    The Lady Colonels held every other Lady Rocket to seven or less points scored, but they couldn’t score enough of their own to win the game.

  • Lacrosse: North seniors sign to play in college
  • Wrestling: Colonels, Mustangs head to State Duals

    Championship season for high school wrestling in the state will start this Saturday in western Kentucky.

    North Oldham and Oldham County will join other top high school wrestling programs in Morganfield for the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals.

    The Duals will be hosted by Union County, a perennial state power and the favorite in the small-school division, where North competes.

  • Thomas finishes seventh in PGA event

    Goshen native Justin Thomas shot a four-round 268 this weekend to finish tied for seventh in the PGA Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.

    The top-10 finish was the second straight for Thomas, who finished tied for sixth at the Sony Open earlier this month.

    Thomas, 21, entered the final round Sunday with a share of the lead at -17.

    He birdied five holes but took a costly double-bogey on the par-4 16th that cost him a chance at the victory.

    Thomas finished at -20, two shots off playing partner and tournament champion Bill Haas.

  • OCMS baseball hosts tryouts

    Oldham County Middle School will conduct baseball tryouts for the 2015 season next month at Wendell Moore Park.

    Tryouts will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12-13 and 9 a.m.-noon on Feb. 14. Attendance at all tryout dates is required.

    Tryouts are open to all sixth, seventh and eighth-graders at OCMS.

    Contact coach Mark Viehmann at 502-548-2150 or at ocmsbaseball@yahoo.com for questions.