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Oldham County High School

  • Girls cross-country: OC second in Rumble

    GOSHEN – Oldham County used a consistent approach to get a runner-up finish Saturday.

    The Lady Colonels placed five runners between positions 18-33 and came in second only to DuPont Manual in the team competition of the Rumble Through the Jungle on Saturday morning at Creasy Mahan Nature Preserve.

    Junior Sammy Griffin led OC with an 18th place finish, running the three laps in 20:36.53.

    I’m always so proud of the team,” Griffin said. “…I think everybody did well.”

  • Boys cross-country: Fryman wins Rumble at home course

    GOSHEN – Trenton Fryman had come close to winning his home meet twice before.

    The North Oldham junior finished third in the 2012 Rumble Through the Jungle and came in second one year ago.

    Fryman broke through Saturday, winning the boys 5K at the Rumble, an annual meet North hosts at Creasy Mahan Nature Preserve.

    Fryman passed Madison Central’s Brennan Fields on the final of three laps to finish first with a time of 16:08.33. Fields (16:11.47) was second, followed by third-place Tanner Dowdy of South Oldham (16:26.40).

  • Football: Thompson does it all in South rout

    BUCKNER – Something good happened for South Oldham seemingly every time Starr Thompson touched the ball Friday night.

    The junior wingback ran for, threw for and caught a touchdown. He added an interception while playing cornerback.

    Thompson set the tone as Class 5A No. 6 South rolled to its fourth straight win over rival Oldham County, 42-7 on the road at Bell Field.

    The four-game winning streak marks the Dragons’ (3-0) longest run in their series against their Highway 146 rivals.

  • Volleyball: OC sweeps South, stays unbeaten

    CRESTWOOD ­– Oldham County showed some rare imperfections early on against South Oldham Thursday, but roared back to keep its undefeated record intact.

    The Lady Colonels trailed 18-11 at one point in the first set but came back to win the set 25-23, then took the next two to sweep the Lady Dragons, 3-0.

    OC (19-0) is off to the best start in school history and is now ranked No. 5 in the state.

  • Football: Colonels host unbeaten Dragons

    Oldham County will hope to make the second intra-county football rivalry game of the year go differently than the first.

    North Oldham stifled the Colonels last month in Goshen on its way to a 42-7 win.

    At 7:30 p.m. Friday OC (0-3) will welcome Class 5A No. 6 South Oldham (2-0) to Bell Field with sights set on a better outcome.

    The Dragons are coming off an emotional home win over Class 5A No. 7 Anderson County, while the Colonels fell 49-7 last week at Class 5A No. 4 Franklin County.

  • Boys golf: North out to defend Oldham Cup

    The county’s most prized boys golf trophy will be up for grabs next week.

    The Oldham Cup competition will begin at 4:30 Tuesday afternoon at Oldham County Country Club.

    Play will continue over the next two days at Harmony Landing and Nevel Meade.

    Coach Larry Dunn’s North Oldham team beat Oldham County and South Oldham for the title last fall.

    North out-paced both OC and South in the Oldham County Classic in August, finishing second only to St. Xavier.
     

  • Boys soccer: Colonels take first county match

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s Shane Davis hadn’t scored a varsity goal going into the Colonels’ home match with North Oldham Tuesday.

    The OC freshman picked couldn’t have picked a better time for his first, scoring the go-ahead goal in a 3-2 Colonel win.

    No. 20 OC (5-1-1) is now 1-0 in District 29 play and will clinch the No. 1 district seed if it beats South Oldham Sept. 16 in Crestwood.

    “There’s no better feeling right now,” senior OC goalkeeper Adam Curry said.

  • Girls soccer: South handles intensity, beats OC

    BUCKNER – There were two top 25 teams, two full student sections and an official that was allowing plenty of physical contact Monday.

    No. 11 South Oldham (7-1) handled that atmosphere and came out with a 3-1 road victory at its archrival, No. 21 Oldham County (2-4).

    The win was the seventh straight for the Lady Dragons.

    It also broke an eight-game Lady Colonel winning streak in the series, including matchups last year in the regular season and District 29 and Region 8 championship games.

  • Volleyball: Lady Colonels win at Scott

    Oldham County volleyball went 5-0 this weekend, winning the Scott September Slam at Scott High in Taylor Mill.

    The Lady Colonels swept Boone County, Highlands, Covington Latin and Simon Kenton before sweeping Scott in the finals.

    Senior libero Danielle McCarson was the tournament MVP. Junior outside hitter Kelsey Miller made the all-tournament team.

    OC is 18-0 and ranked No. 9 at South Oldham at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • Football: Colonels fall at Franklin

    Oldham County is off to a 0-3 start after losing 49-7 at Franklin County Friday night.

    Senior Carson Axtell returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a Colonel touchdown, but that was the only score all night for OC.

    The Flyers (2-0), ranked No. 4 in Class 5A, scored the game’s final 49 points.

    “Speed was the big issue,” OC coach Mike Shatzer said. “They had a lot of team speed and they just whipped us up front.