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Oldham County High School

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Colonels cruise into region semifinals with 75-38 win over Gallatin County

    NEW CASTLE - Oldham County overcame a slow start and found the energy it was looking for to kick off the Region 8 Tournament by taking care of Gallatin County 75-38 on Saturday.

    The Colonels (26-4) move on to play Grant County, who defeated Shelby County 55-47, in the semifinals Monday night at 6:00 p.m. at Henry County High School.

    The Wildcats (9-19) put the Colonels off balance early, working well around the Colonels’ press in the first half to eventually tie the game at 15 with 5:43 left to go in the second quarter.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Oldham County, North on opposite sides of the regional bracket

    Oldham County finds itself in a familiar situation heading into its Region 8 Tournament opener against Gallatin County Saturday at noon. Last season, the Colonels took home the District 29 championship entering the regional tournament with momentum, only to fall short in the semifinals to Simon Kenton. If the Colonels (25-4, 13-1 Region 8) want to write a different script for their future this season, they have to focus solely on the present and Gallatin County (9-18, 6-15).

  • State records no match for North swimmer

    North Oldham’s Grace Oglesby dominantly swam her way into the record books once again at the KHSAA State Meet over the weekend. Oglesby set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly and the 50 yard free to help lead the Mustangs’ girls squad to a 4th place finish with 151.5 points.

    Oglesby, who claimed her second straight Region 5 championship a few weeks ago, clocked in at 22.92 in the 50 yard free and set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly at 51.75.

  • Boys Basketball: Region 8 draws Region 3

    For the second year in a row, a Region 8 team will play in the opening game of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 against a team from western Kentucky.

    A draw conducted Thursday afternoon determined Region 8 will play Region 3 at noon on March 18 in the first game of the tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Last year Region 8 champ South Oldham lost to Region 2 champ Hopkinsville in the tournament opener.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels notch region road win at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County had plenty of motivation heading into its game Friday against Shelby County.

    The Colonels, ranked No. 14 in the state, were playing a fellow Region 8 contender in front of a big road crowd in perhaps the region’s most storied rivalry.

    Then came the fact the Rockets chose this game as their basketball Homecoming.

    “At first we were kind of confused why they would have us in on Homecoming night,” senior guard Connor Hicks said. “(Coach Coy Zerhusen) said that was going to be a mistake.”

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels come close at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County took the region’s second-rated team down to the wire Friday but didn’t make enough plays to finish the job.

    Savannah Raizor scored 14 points to lead favored Shelby County over OC in a 40-36 contest at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    The Lady Colonels held every other Lady Rocket to seven or less points scored, but they couldn’t score enough of their own to win the game.

  • Wrestling: Colonels, Mustangs head to State Duals

    Championship season for high school wrestling in the state will start this Saturday in western Kentucky.

    North Oldham and Oldham County will join other top high school wrestling programs in Morganfield for the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals.

    The Duals will be hosted by Union County, a perennial state power and the favorite in the small-school division, where North competes.

  • Dance champions crowned
  • Girls Basketball: OC dominates Western

    BUCKNER – Oldham County enjoyed one of its best all-around performances of the year Monday night.

    The Lady Colonels dominated Western 63-24, out-scoring the Lady Warriors 55-18 over the final three quarters.

    Nine different players scored for OC (11-11). Defensively, the Lady Colonels forced Western (7-7) into committing 30 turnovers.

    Comparatively, OC committed just 11 turnovers while tallying 21 assists.

  • Boys Basketball: OC, South both handle Henry

    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham and Oldham County each notched lopsided wins at Henry County over the weekend.

    Trent Bouvet scored 26 points Friday in leading the Dragons over Henry by a score of 83-65.

    Then on Saturday night, 15 different OC players scored as the Colonels crushed the Wildcats 79-40. That win capped a 3-0 week for OC, which re-appeared in this week’s Litkenhous top 20 at No. 14.

    Oldham County 79 Henry County 40

    The visiting Colonels started the game with a 20-0 run.