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    HOCKEY

     

    Oldham hockey will defend state title

     

    When: Saturday and Sunday.

     

    Where: Iceland Sports Complex, Louisville.

     

    What: The Oldham County hockey team will defend its state title this weekend at the Iceland Hockey Sports Complex.

     

    The team comprised of players from all high school and middle schools in the county, has a 16-0-2 record this year.

     

  • Properties considered for annexation

    La Grange officials heard Monday the first readings of two ordinances that would annex properties off Ky. 53 into the city.

    The properties in question are the Citizens Union Bank Property at 2100 S. Ky. 53 and a portion of Pine Ridge Road between Cherry Wood Drive and Zhale Smith Road.

    According to the ordinances, “all property owners within the land to be annexed have given their written consent to this annexation.” The portion of Pine Ridge Road is next to the CUB Bank property.

  • Top 20 finalists for Oldham Icon announced

     Judges heard a variety of music Wednesday night during the first round of auditions for Oldham Icon - a contest designed to identify Oldham County’s crop of vocal talent.  

    The top 20 singers will compete for a cash prize during the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce’s Showcase Oldham County at the Oldham County YMCA Soccer Complex on March 13.

    The finalists include:

    Tanisha House

    Clinton Spaulding

    Kelly Cissel

    Brandy Neely

    Darlene Welch

    Stephanie Page

    Denise Watts-Wilson

  • North Oldham Mustangs beat Colonels, 64-52

    North Oldham's one-two scoring punch of guard Alex Foley and center Devon Rowan carried the day for the Mustangs as they beat Oldham County 64-52 Wednesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney.

    The pair led a late third quarter charge as Foley hit a three-pointer from the corner and Rowan scored inside twice allowing the Mustangs to increase a five-point lead to 46-36 at the close of the quarter.

  • South Oldham boys roll over Trimble County

    Powered by their outside shooting and Trimble County turnovers, the South Oldham Dragons rolled over Trimble County 82-36 Tuesday in the opening game of the 29th District tourney at North Oldham.

    The Dragons closed the first quarter with a 15-1 scoring run to lead 21-7. With guard Brice Jewett hitting three three-pointers in the second quarter, SOHS led 47-19 at the half.

    Casey Jackson led SOHS with 16 points while Jewett finished with 15.

    SOHS, 24-5, will face the winner of the Oldham County/North Oldham game at 7:45 p.m. Friday for the district title.

  • Lady Colonels top Lady Mustangs, 68-50

    Oldham County's balanced scoring was too much for North Oldham as the Lady Colonels beat the Lady Mustangs 68-50 in the opening round of the 29th District tourney Wednesday at North Oldham.

    OCHS' Emily Lape led all scorers with 26 points including nine in the second quarter when the Lady Colonels began to pull away.

    OCHS also got 13 points from Brooke Leanhart, 11 from Ericka Hardin and nine from Emily Melton on three three-pointers.

  • Lady Dragons top Trimble County 55-31

    The South Oldham Lady Dragons jumped out to a 10-2 lead on Trimble County and never slowed down as they routed the Lady Raiders 55-31 Tuesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney at North Oldham.

    SOHS, 17-7, was led by sophomore guard Emily Houseley with 14 points and Mary Dye with eight points. Dye's defense was a key early as SOHS built the lead. Dye blocked four shots and had four steals in the first half.

    SOHS will play the winner of Oldham County/North Oldham at 6 p.m. Friday for the district title.

     

  • Mustang preps wrestlers for region

    GOSHEN – All three local wrestling teams finished their regular season Saturday in the North Oldham Mustang Invitational.

    South Oldham led the way with a third place finish. Top-ranked Trinity winning the meet.

    SOHS was led by senior Cole Proctor who took second at 145 pounds. Proctor fell in the finals to No.1 Grant Olhman of Trinity.

    “We’re really proud of Cole, that was a tough match in the finals,” SOHS coach Steve Fiser said. “He is coming on at the end of the season.”

  • Top wrestlers coming to South for Dragon meet

    CRESTWOOD – Some of the best wrestlers and teams will converge on South Oldham High School for the Dragon Invitational. The meet starts at 10 a.m. with the finals set for 7 p.m. and has attracted a top flight field. It includes the state’s top two teams in Ryle and Trinity, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. Also competing are No. 7 Woodford County, No. 8 Lexington Lafayette and No. 9 John Hardin. Host SOHS is ranked No. 11.

  • Atkin named to honor roll at University of Oklahoma

    Andrea Atkin of La Grange was named to the honor roll at the University of Oklahoma Norman campus for the fall semester.

    Students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average to be named to the honor roll.