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Oldham County High School

  • BOYS: Oldham smokes Trimble, heads to district final

    It took longer than expected, but Oldham County has its desired rematch with North Oldham in the district tournament finals.

     

    The Colonels (24-4) easily dispatched Trimble County (16-10) 77-31 in the first round of district play Wednesday night.

     

    Its senior leaders, Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks, paced Oldham County in the first quarter en route to a 24-12 lead. But once Trimble packed packing in the middle and defending on the wings, the rest of Colonels took over and never looked back, leading by 25 at half.

     

  • St. Francis sparks basketball interest with new facility

    GOSHEN - Athletics at St. Francis School in Goshen hasn’t necessarily been a conversation starter in recent years. Thanks now to a brand new gymnasium built last summer, it’s the talk among many area private schools. The new gym has increased interest in basketball at the St. Francis Goshen campus with participation numbers on the rise among the lower and middle school teams.

    The gym, built on the foundation of an outdated facility that stood for a few decades, was completed last July costing $2.4 million.

  • Lady Colonels’ effort not enough in tournament loss to Simon Kenton

    Oldham County girl’s basketball coach Jace Bryant hoped his team’s underdog mentality would give them the push they needed to put up a fight to Simon Kenton in the first round of the Region 8 Tournament.

    But Simon Kenton took care of the underdog early and cruised to a 55-32 win over the Lady Colonels at Carroll County High School. The Lady Pioneers will play Shelby County in the 8th Region semifinals.

  • Koch, Thompson sign with Georgetown

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham seniors Starr Thompson and Drew Koch signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their respective football careers at Georgetown College on Friday.

    Koch finished his senior season with 10 field goals and 47 made extra point attempts. He kicked five field goals in South Oldham's win over Oldham County, which was one shy of the state record for most in a single game.

  • Draws set for boys' and girls' KHSAA Sweet 16 basketball tournaments

     The KHSAA announced the pairings for the boys’ and girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournaments Wednesday.

    For the girls, the winner of Region 8 will be paired with the winner of Region 10 in the first round of the Sweet 16 tournament scheduled for March 9-13 at BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University.

    It will be the first year since 2001 that the girls’ Sweet Sixteen tournament will not be held at WKU’s E.A. Diddle Arena.

  • Signing Day: Vaulk signs with Murray State

     

    CRESTWOOD — South Oldham senior Victoria Faulk signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Murray State on Wednesday.

    The Lady Dragons' top forward from 2015 led the team with 19 goals and was named All-District 29 and First-Team All-Region 8.

    Murray State won the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship last season for the first time since 2009 with an overtime goal to defeat Southeast Missouri.

  • Girls Basketball: South Oldham ends district play with loss at Trimble County

    BEDFORD — South Oldham accomplished its goal defensively, but offensive woes were the deciding factor in a disappointing way to end regular season district play.

    The Lady Dragons struggled to put up shots against a size-advantaged Trimble County team and fell 58-30 on the road Monday night.

  • Swim teams gearing up for OC Championships, regionals

    LOUISVILLE —The Oldham County Cup hasn’t left Goshen in five years. North Oldham has dominated the Oldham County Championships and hopes to retain the prized trophy, but the other two competing schools are making a case to relocate the Cup.

    “I think we can dethrone them this year,” South Oldham senior Max Houston said. “I feel we have a good chance.”

  • Colonels’ wrestling team brings home first team championship in over 20 years

    BUCKNER — Aaron Riordan stood in the briefly empty wrestling room next to the edge of the mat trying to digest events from the weekend.

    The room is quiet at the time, but two minutes prior, he had just walked out of a pep rally where the entire Oldham County High School student body celebrated a feat that hadn’t been accomplished in over 20 years: a team state championship.

  • Boys' Basketball: Williams takes over in Dragons' 59-44 win at North Oldham

     GOSHEN – When Grant Williams took the court at North Oldham, there was a look in his eyes which South Oldham coach Steve Simpson had seen only one other time this season.

    Thankfully, it was a good memory for South Oldham in a similar hostile environment and what the coach saw was a senior in the zone on a mission to seal a deal that loomed for weeks.