Oldham County High School

  • Swim: Olgesby breaks another record, North takes second in combined meet

    Led by its standout girls squad, the North Oldham swim team finished a solid second in the team combined scores at the KHSAA Region 5 swim meet last week.

    The Mustangs, were runner-up to DuPont Manual High School by three points, with the title coming down to the final event, North Oldham coach Randy Scherer said.

    “We did much better than we thought,” he said. “We lost by about three points out of 400. We had a pretty good showing that will move onto state.”

  • Wrestling squads tune up for region

    The county’s three wrestling programs are hoping some final tune-ups will help propel them to better performances at the regional meet.

    Both North Oldham and Oldham County’s wrestling teams finished fourth in their class at State Duals two weeks ago in Union County. The non-sanctioned KHSAA event takes place two weeks before the state’s event in Lexington.

  • Swim teams heading to postseason meets

    The county’s best swimmers are hoping months of meets will translate to championships as regionals get underway.

    All three county schools will compete on Thursday and Friday at Ralph R. Wright Natatorium at the University of Louisville, squaring off against each other and perennial swimming champions like St. Xavier and Sacred Heart.

    “We’re in the strongest region in the state,” Oldham County swim coach Michael Williams said. “All of (the schools) are powerhouse swim schools.”

  • Girls Basketball: Region 8 draws Region 1

    A Region 8 team will play the last game of the first round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 .

    A draw conducted Thursday afternoon determined Region 8 will play Region 1 at 8 p.m. CT on March 12 in the final first round game at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

    Last year Region 8 champ Anderson County was eliminated in the state quarterfinals by eventual runner-up Elizabethtown.

  • BOYS: Oldham smokes Trimble, heads to district final

    It took longer than expected, but Oldham County has its desired rematch with North Oldham in the district tournament finals.


    The Colonels (24-4) easily dispatched Trimble County (16-10) 77-31 in the first round of district play Wednesday night.


    Its senior leaders, Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks, paced Oldham County in the first quarter en route to a 24-12 lead. But once Trimble packed packing in the middle and defending on the wings, the rest of Colonels took over and never looked back, leading by 25 at half.


  • St. Francis sparks basketball interest with new facility

    GOSHEN - Athletics at St. Francis School in Goshen hasn’t necessarily been a conversation starter in recent years. Thanks now to a brand new gymnasium built last summer, it’s the talk among many area private schools. The new gym has increased interest in basketball at the St. Francis Goshen campus with participation numbers on the rise among the lower and middle school teams.

    The gym, built on the foundation of an outdated facility that stood for a few decades, was completed last July costing $2.4 million.

  • Lady Colonels’ effort not enough in tournament loss to Simon Kenton

    Oldham County girl’s basketball coach Jace Bryant hoped his team’s underdog mentality would give them the push they needed to put up a fight to Simon Kenton in the first round of the Region 8 Tournament.

    But Simon Kenton took care of the underdog early and cruised to a 55-32 win over the Lady Colonels at Carroll County High School. The Lady Pioneers will play Shelby County in the 8th Region semifinals.

  • Sports Briefs: OCYFL recap, boys golf update, St. X beats South Oldham at Tiger Run

    OCYFL Week Three highlights

    Week Three of the Oldham County Youth Football League saw some very exciting games played at all levels of competition.

  • Boys Soccer: Sander making valuable impressions as Mustangs’ new goalkeeper

    GOSHEN — Showing up 15 minutes late to his first-ever tryout didn’t look good for Max Sander’s chances of being North Oldham’s varsity goal keeper this fall.

  • Foote Print: Senior honored as North Oldham's first to reach 1,000 career kill mark

    GOSHEN — It had been nine months since Casey Foote stamped her name into North Oldham volleyball history. It was long enough for her to forget everything about it, but soon enough for the school to honor her accomplishment.