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Oldham County High School

  • Best in Hoops Classic: Colonels beat St. X, advance to finals

    BUCKNER – Oldham County had done plenty to impress going into its Best in Hoops Tournament this weekend, starting 7-0 and beating all but one opponent by at least 20 points.

    But the Colonels hadn’t shown they could win a close game under heavy pressure from the other team.

    OC won its first such game 67-61 against Central Thursday night, then won another tense contest Saturday in the tournament semifinals.

    St. Xavier cut a 14-point Colonel lead to 32-30 in the third quarter before OC re-gathered and rallied for a 60-48 home win.

  • Boys Basketball: OC gets tested in win vs. Central

    BUCKNER – Oldham County was undefeated and unchallenged heading into its game against Central Thursday night.

    The Yellowjackets changed that, disrupting the Colonels’ offense, leading at halftime and staying close throughout the second half.

    But OC fought through and came out with a hard-fought 67-61 home win in the first round of the Best in Hoops Classic.

    Senior guards Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks had 14 points each for the Colonels (8-0), who will meet St. Xavier at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the tournament semifinals.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels fall at Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG – Anderson County's post-game locker room chat took longer than usual last Tuesday.

    Much longer.

    To be sure, Anderson County was happy with its 49-43 win over regional foe Oldham County.

    It was how the Lady Bearcats closed things out – or, more accurately, did not close them out, on the home court at that – that had Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell in less than a jovial mood.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels reach 100 in blowout of KCD

    BUCKNER – Improved defense led to Oldham County’s best offensive output in nearly 14 years Saturday night.

    The Colonels led Kentucky Country Day 38-36 at halftime before scoring 35 points in the third quarter and running away to a 100-66 home win in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    Six OC players scored in double-figures as the Colonels moved to 6-0 on the season.

  • Girls Basketball: Davis, Stewart lead Lady Colonels past Presentation

    BUCKNER – One day after its worst offensive performance of the year, Oldham County had its best Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Colonels scored their most points of the young season in a 62-44 home win over the Toppers in the 12th Annual Ronald McDonald House Classic.

    OC (2-4) shot 43 percent from the floor and 44 percent from 3-point range against Presentation (2-4).

    Senior wing Jayla Davis scored a game-high 21 points with senior center Abigail Stewart scoring 16.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels overwhelm Trimble in easy win

    BEDFORD – Oldham County is still undefeated and still rolling.

    The latest obstacle for the Colonels was district foe Trimble County Friday night.

    OC handled the Raiders, forcing a running clock and cruising to a 64-29 road win.

    The Colonels (5-0, 1-0 District 29) have won each of their five games this season by at least 11 points and their last three (wins at University Heights, Anderson County and Trimble) by an average of 29.7 points.

  • Girls Basketball: OC loses to Trimble for first time since 2006

    BEDFORD – Oldham County shot its way to an 0-1 district record Friday night.

    The Lady Colonels shot just 26 percent from the floor and fell 47-34 at Trimble County.

    The loss was the fourth straight for OC (1-4, 0-1 District 29). It also snapped a 12-game Lady Colonel win streak in the series dating back to December 2006.

    OC’s game plan Friday was to press Trimble (3-1, 1-0) and turn the game into a full-court affair, coach Jace Bryant said.

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.

  • Football: Clark, Jones win MVP awards

    North Oldham’s Matt Clark and Ryan Jones each won MVP awards at the Greater Louisville East-West All-Star Game on Sunday in Louisville.

    Clark, a senior wide receiver, was named the East team’s Offensive MVP after catching four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. He also had one carry for eight yards.

    Jones, a senior linebacker, was named Defensive MVP after making five tackles and blocking a punt.

  • Swimming: OC competes at Holiday Classic Sprints

    Oldham County’s girls and boys finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the Holiday Classic Sprints on Saturday in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Colonels (165) tied for fourth with Western Hills behind Woodford County (316), Meade County (310) and Collins (271) in the 14-team girls event.

    OC’s boys (153) finished fifth out of 11 teams. The Colonels placed behind Collins (361), Franklin County (202), Meade County (193) and Woodford County (166).

    OC top three finishers included: