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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Dance champions crowned
  • Girs Soccer: Lady Dragons honored

    South Oldham’s girls soccer team was honored before South’s girls basketball game against North Oldham on Jan. 21 in Crestwood.

    The Lady Dragons were recognized as a nationally ranked team as part of the MaxPreps Tour of Champions, presented by the Army National Guard.

    South beat Owensboro Catholic 4-1 in November to win the program’s state-record seventh KHSAA title. Lady Dragon coach Cy Tucker, the only coach in South’s history, stepped down after the season ended.

  • Street closings for chess tournament

    For the event on Saturday, Feb. 7:

    Washington Street will be partially closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The closure will begin at the CityPlace crosswalk just west of Doty Lane and run down to the stop sign at Second Street.

    For the event on Saturday, Feb. 28:

    “Washington Street will be partially closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The closure will begin at the CityPlace crosswalk just west of Doty Lane and run down to the stop sign at Second Street.”

    -Submitted info

  • County to consider right to work law

    Already an issue statewide, Oldham County could possibly become the next county to pass a so-called right to work ordinance, following six other counties’ lead.

    The issue involves whether workers should be forced to pay union fees, if they are unionized where they work, whether they join a union or not. Currently, workers at a unionized workplace all pay union fees, because the unions collectively bargain for all employees.