Oldham County High School

  • Gilley honored by the KABC

    Former Oldham County girls basketball coach Todd Gilley was inducted into the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches Court of Honor on Friday in Bowling Green during the girls state basketball tournament.

    Gilley coached at OC beginning in 1998-99 for four years.

    At OC all four of his teams reached the regional tournament. Two of his teams reached the semifinals of the region and one reached the finals. Two of his teams won at least 24 games and were ranked in the top 20 in the state.

  • Five-run seventh gives Manual win over OC

    BUCKNER – Oldham County couldn't quite finish off DuPont Manual Saturday afternoon.

    The Colonels led most of the way but allowed the Crimsons a five-run seventh inning and fell at home, 7-3.

    Manual scored its five runs on an RBI hit by pitch, two-RBI single, RBI groundout and RBI single. Left-hander Branden Potts was saddled with all five runs.

    “Except for one inning, I thought today was great,” OC coach Scott Gerlach said. “But unfortunately that's baseball.

  • Lady Colonels beat North in both teams' season opener

    GOSHEN – Oldham County was “shaking off the rust” in its season opener Friday, but the Lady Colonels still held on for a district victory.

    The Lady Colonels beat North Oldham 5-2 Friday night at North, moving their regular season and District 29 records to 1-0.

    “I think we had like four baserunning errors we could've scored more runs on,” coach Steve Leanhart said. “I guess it was the first game jitters and shaking off the rust the first game on the field, especially since we've been indoors the last few months.”

  • Colonels come back, then fall to Simon Kenton

    NEW CASTLE – Oldham County did the hard work in climbing out of a late 13-point hole Monday night against Simon Kenton.

    But once the Colonels finally got a lead, they couldn't quite finish the job.

    Simon scored five points in the final minute to stun OC 60-57 in the boys Region 8 semifinals at Henry County, ending the Colonels' season one night short of the region title game. The Pioneers will play South Oldham at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the Region 8 championship.

  • McKee, Anderson end Lady Colonels' season

    DRY RIDGE – A streaking Oldham County team ran into an opponent that was just a little too good Saturday afternoon.

    Eriel McKee scored 24 points and No. 2 Anderson County ended OC's season with a 62-42 defeat in the Region 8 semifinals at Grant County.

    The loss was the Lady Colonels' first in five games and just their third in their last 11 contests. OC (16-9) still hasn't made a region title game since 2001.

  • Colonels get past Henry in first round

    NEW CASTLE – In the first three quarterfinal games of the boys Region 8 tournament, the favorites struggled early but won in the end.

    District 29 champ Oldham County repeated that trend in the fourth and last quarterfinal of the tournament Friday night.

    OC trailed host Henry County well into the third quarter Friday before pulling away and winning 72-59 at the Roy. L. Winchester Gymnasium. The Colonels advanced to the region semifinals, where they'll meet Simon Kenton at 8:30 p.m. Monday.

  • Lady Colonels roll Henry, set up Anderson showdown

    DRY RIDGE – Three days before the Lady Colonels take on the state's No. 2 team, Oldham County showed Wednesday why it thinks it can win that game.

    OC overwhelmed Henry County 63-32 Wednesday in the first round of the girls Region 8 tournament at Grant County. The win set up a semifinal showdown with No. 2 Anderson County, scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday at Grant.

  • OC opens region at Henry

    Oldham County’s reward for an impressive District 29 championship run is a road game to open the Region 8 tournament.

    The Colonels will meet tournament host Henry County at 8 p.m. Friday in the last game of the region tournament’s first round.

    Meeting Henry on the road shouldn’t faze OC (22-6), coach Coy Zerhusen said. The Colonels are 5-3 on the road this season, including a 66-48 win at North Oldham Feb. 27 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • 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.