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Oldham County High School

  • WRESTLING: McIntosh, Colonels put on milestone performance at state tournament

    LEXINGTON - It’s been eight years since Oldham County High School had a wrestler win state. That was in 2007, when Alex McIntosh was in the heart of elementary school.

    Fast forward to Wednesday when McIntosh, a junior, climbed atop the highest point on the podium as the 170-pound champion in the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at Alltech Arena.

    McIntosh defeated Boyle County’s Brandon Devins in a 7-1 decision in the championship round to give the Colonels’ its first state title winner in 12 years.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Colonels' see cold shooting night in Region 8 final loss to Collins

     NEW CASTLE - Oldham County’s path through the Region 8 Tournament leading up to the championship game Tuesday night was easy. The Colonels defeated two opponents by a 29 point average and put up over 70 points in each game. Unfortunately for the Colonels, there was a team waiting to change that trend.

    Oldham County never could find it’s rhythm against Collins Tuesday night in a 53-42 loss in the Region 8 Final held at Henry County.

  • LIVE BLOG: KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament

    **This story will be updated throughout the tournament. Follow @Era_Pratt on Twitter for updates.**

    LIVE bracket updates:  khsaa.org/2015-state-wrestling-complete-bracket-pairings-results/

    LEXINGTON - 5:45 p.m. - The consolation bracket is complete with positive results from area wresters.

    Oldham County

    126 - Jacob Henley, 7th (defeated Scott Ruttman of Calloway Co. 7-1)

    132 - Nick Wise, 4th (lost to Mason Smith by a 7-0 decision)

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Colonels head to Region 8 final with 70-48 win over Grant County

     NEW CASTLE – Hayden Hawes led the charge with 23 points and Connor Hicks provided the spark that sets Oldham County up one win away from the Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

    The Colonels (27-4) took care of Grant County 70-48 Monday night in the Region 8 semifinals at Henry County High School to advance to the regional final against Collins.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: North Oldham falls short 67-61 to Owen County in Region 8 Tournament

    NEW CASTLE - North Oldham coach Rob Burton couldn’t have asked for a better start from his team to open the Region 8 Tournament versus Owen County. But rather than delivering a victory speech in the locker room after the game, he thanked the Mustangs for what he calls a successful first season complete as coach.

    North Oldham couldn’t hang on for 32 minutes with the hot-handed Owen County as the Rebels move on to the semifinals with a 67-61 win, ending the Mustangs’ season at 16-16.

  • 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.”