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Oldham County High School

  • Boys basketball: OC, South show experience levels

    BUCKNER – Summer basketball offers different goals for different coaches.

    For Oldham County’s Coy Zerhusen, it’s about fine-tuning an experienced group expected to contend for a Region 8 title.

    For South Oldham’s Steve Simpson, this summer is about laying the foundation for an entirely new team after losing nearly all of the players off last year’s region champion team to graduation.

    The teams’ experience levels showed June 5, as the Colonels beat the Dragons 49-34 during a summer league game hosted by OC.

  • Robinson says ‘Yes’ to Indy 500 chance

    Dallas Robinson has enjoyed once-in-a-lifetime experiences by simply saying ‘Yes.’

    Robinson said ‘Yes’ to a job with the Kentucky National Guard that allowed him to work with families dealing with deployment of their loved ones. He said ‘Yes’ to mentoring young adults as a track and field coach at Georgetown College. He said ‘Yes’ to representing his country athletically as a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team.

  • Kicking it with the kids: Nuernberger takes part in Locust Grove field day

    CRESTWOOD – Invited by a Locust Grove Elementary teacher, Sean Nuernberger took one of his days home last week from college to participate in the school’s field day.

    Nuernberger, a former Oldham County football kicker and likely Ohio State University’s starting kicker this fall, spent the day playing with kids, signing autographs and talking to them about playing college football.

  • Elzy elected to KHSAA Hall of Fame

    An Oldham County girls basketball legend has been elected to the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame.

    Former Lady Colonel Kyra Elzy was one of 10 members announced Sunday as the Hall's Class of 2015. The class will be the 28th to be inducted into the Hall on March 21, 2015 at the Lexington Convention Center.

    The KHSAA described Elzy as "one of the best girls’ basketball players to come out of Kentucky."

  • OC freshman softball wins tourney
  • OC JV baseball wins district
  • Ray to dance at Murray State
  • Lady Colonel softball looking to future

    WARSAW – Oldham County made it farther this season than coach Steve Leanhart said anyone thought the Lady Colonels would.

    OC won its first two games at the Region 8 tournament last week beating Collins 7-4 in the first round and tournament host Gallatin County 2-1 in the semifinals.

    The Lady Colonels played Anderson County to a draw for 11 innings in the title game before a 12th-inning Lady Bearcat home run gave Anderson a 4-3 win and ended OC’s season.

  • District 29 softball: OC wins fourth straight title

    BEDFORD – Make it 4-for-4 for Oldham County under coach Steve Leanhart.

    Delaney Sowell was 3-for-3 with two doubles Thursday as the Lady Colonels beat North Oldham 6-3 to win their fourth straight District 29 title. OC has won the championship all four years under Leanhart.

    The Lady Colonels (21-11-1) will draw a district runner-up at the Region 8 tournament next week in Gallatin County, while North (15-16) will draw a district champion.

  • Region 8 softball: OC falls in 12-inning marathon

    WARSAW – Oldham County's four seniors won't finish their careers the way they hoped, with a third straight trip to the state tournament.

    But if the Lady Colonels weren't going to end this season in Owensboro, they wanted to go out "leaving it all out on the field," senior right fielder Bri Cook said.

    They definitely did that Wednesday night.