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Oldham County High School

  • Sweet 16 pairings drawn, 8th girls get 3rd, 8th boys get 2nd

    The road to a 2014 state title won’t be easy for any team coming out of Region 8.

    Brackets for the girls and boys Sweet 16 tournaments were drawn Monday afternoon during a special KHSAA selection show.

    The Region 8 girls champion will face the Region 3 champ in the first round of the Girls Sweet 16 at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. Meanwhile the Region 8 boys champ will face the Region 2 champ at noon Wednesday, March 19 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • Feb. 3 basketball games postponed

    Winter weather has affected the county schools' basketball schedules again.

    Oldham County's girls basketball game at Presentation, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, has been moved to the same time Tuesday.

    South Oldham's District 29 girls road game at Trimble County, also scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, has been pushed to the same time Tuesday.

    Follow @EraBrad on Twitter for cancelation and postponement updates.

  • Basketball notebook: Henry a one-man show for North Thursday

    BUCKNER – Jon Jon Henry was a load for North Oldham Thursday night. The junior scored 19 points and shot more free throws (21) than Oldham County’s entire team (16).

    But when the fourth quarter came around, the Colonels found a way to slow Henry down in their 62-48 district win.

    OC (14-5, 2-1 District 29) drove Henry to the sidelines in backcourt when he took the ball up, forcing the ball out of his hands. He scored just one point in the fourth quarter.

  • OC sets tone early, pulls away late to beat North

    BUCKNER – Oldham County players said they were tired of hearing talk from North Oldham students going into the schools’ annual regular season battle Thursday.

    Once the ball was tipped, OC’s play spoke for itself.

    The Colonels took a big first quarter lead, held on through the middle of the game then pulled away at the end to beat North 62-48 Thursday night.

  • Lady Colonels beat North, clinch No. 1 district seed

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s first two district tilts were drama-filled wins against Trimble County and South Oldham, putting OC on the cusp of a regular season district title.

    The Lady Colonels avoided drama in clinching said title Wednesday night.

    OC forced a running clock against cross-town foe North Oldham, beating the visiting Lady Mustangs 73-38. The win clinches a perfect regular season district record for OC (7-7, 3-0 District 29).

  • Emerson twins star for OC wrestling

     

    Brady and Max Emerson aren’t identical twins, but they’ve had nearly identical success for Oldham County’s wrestling team this season.

  • Lady Colonels’ comeback slips away in Tuesday loss

    BUCKNER – Oldham County crawled up from a deep valley Tuesday against Walton-Verona. The only problem was that once the Lady Colonels reached the top of the hill, they slipped and fell right back down.

    Playing its first game in nearly two weeks, OC came back from a 16-point deficit Tuesday to take a fourth quarter lead, only to see the Bearcats regain control and win 65-58.

  • Oldham County holds off Bear attack to beat Spencer

    BUCKNER – Between its win against Bullitt Central Jan. 14 and its game against Spencer County Friday, Oldham County prepared for games against North Oldham, Collins and North Oldham once again.

  • North Oldham wins another county swim title

     

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham’s swimmers were county kings and queens of the pool again Friday night.

  • Oldham County names Shatzer next football coach

    Two and a half months after Oldham County football coach Matt Brown resigned, the school has named his replacement.

    Mike Shatzer was announced as the Colonels’ new head coach Tuesday afternoon in a videoconference with the players and coaching staff.

    Shatzer comes to Buckner after a year at Park Crossing High School in Montgomery, Ala., where he taught history and helped start a football program at the school, which opened last fall.