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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    District tourney set for North Oldham

    When: Tuesday through Feb. 26. 

    Where: North Oldham High School. 

    What: The Oldham County vs. North Oldham boys’ game will highlight the opening round of the 29th District basketball tournament at North Oldham High School. The winner will advance to the finals and also the regional tournament the following week.

  • Toombs named to dean’s list, president’s list at EKU

    Brittany Toombs of La Grange was recently named to the dean’s list and the president’s list at Eastern Kentucky University. To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and a 4.0 GPA for the president’s list.

    Toombs also received the dean’s award for students who are on the dean’s list for three semesters. She received the dean’s award pin.

    Toombs is the daughter of Gary and Mindy Toombs and the granddaughter of June St. Clair.

  • Community, volunteers made fall H1N1 clinic a success

    To the editor:

    On Nov. 14, the doors of La Grange Baptist Church opened wide to a long line of children, families and adults at risk for the H1N1 influenza virus. These doors were opened wide to the Oldham County community so that they could receive the H1N1 Influenza vaccine.