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Oldham County High School

  • Winter Sports Preview – Swimming: North’s Oglesby highlights local swimmers

    North Oldham

    North Oldham coach Randy Scherer brings back talent on both the boys and girls side of his roster.

    “It’s real exciting,” Scherer said. “Some of these kids I’ve been coaching now for six years, so for me this’ll be a real special season.”

    The boys side will be built around the senior trio of Luc Brazeau, Yoni Smolyar and the coach’s son, Mark Scherer.

  • Swimming: North 2nd at Battle of Swamp

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham started its season with a second-place finish in the Battle of the Swamp on Saturday.

    North notched 149 combined boys and girls points, finishing second only to DuPont Manual (170) in the meet hosted at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    South Oldham (62) was fourth among the eight programs who fielded combined teams Saturday. Oldham County (12) came in eighth.

  • Girls basketball: McMurtrey scoring early in college career

    Ashley McMurtrey, who became only the second player in Oldham County girls basketball history last season to score 2,000 points in her career, has picked up in college where she left off.

    McMurtrey, a freshman guard at Shawnee State University, is leading the team in scoring at 18.5 points per game.

    McMurtrey scored 26 points on 11-of-29 shooting in her first game Nov. 1, a win over Kent State University-Tuscaraw.

    Then on Nov. 7, McMurtrey scored 40 points in a win against Calumet College of St. Joseph. She hit 10 3-pointers in 15 attempts that night.

  • Boys soccer: Two Dragons named first-team All-State West

    South Oldham seniors Christian Lister and Joseph Profancik were named first-team All-State West boys soccer selections by the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association.

    Lister, a forward, scored 17 goals and notched 11 assists for the Dragons, who finished this season in the state semifinals for the first time.

    Profancik, a center-back, anchored a defense that allowed just 18 goals all season.

    The All-State West team consists of players from Regions 1-8.

    Other county players honored included:

  • Volleyball: Foote, Snyder make Class 2-A first team

    North Oldham junior outside hitter Casey Foote and junior middle hitter Sarah Snyder were named to the Class 2-A first team by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association.

    Foote and Snyder helped lead the Lady Mustangs to a Region 8 title last month in Carrollton.

    Foote was also named Region 8 Player of the Year.

    Oldham County coach Vince McDonough was named Region 8 Coach of the Year.
     

  • KHSAA girls cross-country state championships: OC edges South in Class 3-A

    LEXINGTON – All three county girls teams put together top five performances at the KHSAA Cross-Country State Championships on Saturday.

    Erin Edmundson led North Oldham to a third-place finish in the Class 2-A race at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    The 3-A race saw Oldham County edge South Oldham for fourth place. Samantha Griffin was the highest finisher for OC, while Hallie Searcy paced the Lady Dragons.

     

    Class 2-A: Erin Edmundson, a junior, came in eighth overall with a time of 19:43.21.

  • KHSAA Class 6-A football playoffs: Colonels struggle against PRP, end season on 42-7 loss

    LOUISVILLE – Having won two of its last three regular season games, Oldham County was hoping to shock the world with an upset in the first round of the KHSAA Class 6-A playoffs Friday night.

    Pleasure Ridge Park had other plans.

    The Panthers (6-4) ran up and down the field on an OC squad that was flat from the opening kickoff. PRP scored on its first six possessions, either by a long touchdown run or a short one set up by a longer play, racing off to a 42-7 victory over the Colonels (3-8).

  • Football: Teams take winning streaks into playoffs

    All three county football programs are taking some momentum into the state playoffs, which begin Friday.

    North Oldham has won four straight games by a combined score of 186-0. Oldham County has won two of its last three games, with both wins coming on the road. South Oldham is coming off a three-overtime road win and has taken four straight games overall.

    All three teams will be in action at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    Oldham County at Pleasure Ridge Park

  • Class 3-A, Region 4 cross-country: South takes boys title

    South Oldham’s boys put together an impressive performance on Saturday, winning the Class 3-A, Region 4 title.

    The Dragons (25 points) came in first in the eight-team event at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. Next were second-place Trinity (39) and third-place Eastern (80). Oldham County (148) came in fifth.

  • Football: Colonels put together complete performance in win over J’Town

    JEFFERSONTOWN – Mike Shatzer is still in the early stages of building Oldham County’s football program to his liking.

    But for one wintry night at a nearly-empty stadium, the Colonels got a glimpse of what they hope might be the future, convincingly beating an opponent and having some fun along the way.

    Quarterback James Harding threw two touchdown passes to Carson Axtell and ran for another as OC beat Jeffersontown 35-14 on the road Friday night.