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Oldham County High School

  • OC sweeps Spring Thaw Relays

    Oldham County’s boys and girls track and field teams got off to a winning start Saturday, sweeping the Spring Thaw Relays in Buckner.

    The OC girls won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 4:20.20.

    The Colonel boys won the 4x400 meter relay finals with a time of 3:36.10.

    OC won the boys 4x800 meter relay finals with a time of 8:41.00

  • Oldham girls finish 10th at state swimming

    Oldham County’s girls put together a solid weekend, finishing 10th with a team score of 75 points at the KHSAA state swimming championships at the University of Louisville's Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    The Lady Colonels’ best performance came in the 100-butterfly, where Olivia Hoskins finished fourth with a time of 56.48 seconds and Emma Skinner came in seventh with a 57.50 time.

    Hoskins was also 10th in the 200-IM with a time of 2:08.03. Skinner finished 12th in the 100-back with a time of 58.44 seconds.

  • Region 8 girls games for March 3 postponed

    Winter weather that carved up county schools’ regular season basketball schedules is now affecting the postseason.

    The Region 8 girls tournament that was set to begin tonight at Grant County has been postponed to Tuesday. That includes South Oldham’s game against Simon Kenton, which will now be played at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    That means Oldham County’s game against Henry County, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be instead be played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Region 8 boys: OC draws Henry, South draws Owen

    District 29 champion Oldham County drew Henry County in the first round of next week’s Region 8 boys tournament, while South Oldham has drawn Owen County as its first round opponent.

    South will meet Owen at 8 p.m. Wednesday at host site Henry County. OC will play Henry at 8 p.m. Thursday.

  • Region 8 girls: OC draws Henry, South draws Simon

    Oldham County and South Oldham will have tough roads in the Region 8 tournament.

    OC, which beat South 50-43 in the District 29 title game Friday night in Goshen, plays Henry County the first round, but has Litkenhous-rated No. 2 Anderson County waiting in the second round.

    South meanwhile plays its first game against No. 5 Simon Kenton.

    South and Simon Kenton meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Grant County, while OC and Henry County meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Boys District Notebook: OC vs. South scenario could repeat

    GOSHEN – Oldham County celebrated its third straight district title over South Oldham at this time last season. The Colonels were going into the Region 8 tournament as a favorite to get back to the Boys Sweet 16 for the third straight year.

    But they met South again in the Region 8 title game and in that meeting the Dragons came out on top, advancing to state for the first time with a 58-48 win.

  • Girls District Notebook: Wernert’s block the big play for OC girls

    GOSHEN – Kasey Wernert’s role usually isn’t that of shot blocker for Oldham County’s girls basketball team.

    In fact, the junior said she hadn’t blocked a shot all season. That changed Friday night when Wernert made the biggest defensive play of the game.

  • Colonels win fourth straight district title

    GOSHEN – Facing a South Oldham team that plays six senior guards, the two best guards on the court Friday night were two Oldham County juniors.

    Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 27 points and Connor Hicks added 20 as OC beat South 74-67 at North Oldham Friday to win its fourth straight District 29 title.

    The Colonels (22-6) will face either Collins, Henry County or Simon Kenton in the first round of next week’s Region 8 tournament at Henry County. The draw to determine the region bracket is scheduled for Sunday afternoon.

  • Lady Colonels snap South’s district streak

    GOSHEN – Five times the last five years Oldham County’s girls have taken on South Oldham with a district title on the line. All five times the Lady Colonels found themselves on the losing end.

    That history made it so much sweeter Friday night when OC players dog-piled senior Ashley McMurtrey at half court as the final horn sounded.

    The Lady Colonels halted the Lady Dragons’ district domination with a 50-43 win Friday at North Oldham in the District 29 finals. The win marked OC’s first district tournament title since beating South in 2008.

  • Oldham hits North with second half knockout

    GOSHEN – Oldham County didn't have all its pieces available Thursday night, but it still got the job done.

    Guards Hayden Hawes and Jordan Gates scored 18 and 17 points each and the Colonels advanced in the district tournament with a 66-48 over North Oldham on the Mustangs’ home floor.

    The win clinches OC (21-6) a spot in next week’s Region 8 tournament and a spot opposite South Oldham in Friday night’s District 29 championship game. North (11-17) ends its year on a five-game losing streak after beating South Feb. 10.