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Oldham County High School

  • 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.

  • 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.