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Oldham County High School

  • Oldham County escapes Trimble 81-71

    Story by Randy Heite

    The Oldham County Boys’ Basketball team defeated Trimble County on Dec. 14 81-71.

    The Colonels looked to rebound after their loss on Dec. 11 loss to second ranked Bullitt East, 50-43. Oldham County took the lead early through fast-breaks, jumping out to a 7-2 lead. With the help of a Connor Hicks jumper and Austin Wills back-to-back 3-pointers, they would stretch it to 15-8. Oldham County would end the first quarter with a 22-14 lead.

  • Three local teams advance in 8th Region tourney

    Taking to the diamond over the Memorial Day weekend in the 8th Region softball and baseball tournaments, three local teams advanced to play another game.

    In baseball, defending champ North Oldham opened things up in the early game with a 6-4 win over Simon Kenton, while South followed that up nine hours later with a win of their own, edging Walton-Verona 3-2.

    With their wins, the Mustangs will move into the semifinals today at 6 p.m. against Henry County, while the Dragons will follow in an 8 p.m. tilt against Anderson County.

  • All three local schools represented in winners’ circle as Luke Weishaar, Brianne Brown and Leonard Faul grab state titles

    For most of the year, Oldham County’s three local high schools may not have much in common but on Saturday evening that certainly wasn’t the case. Taking to Owsley B. Frazier Park at the University of Louisville for the state track and field meets, an athlete from each school left their mark on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association record book with wins at the state track and field meet.

  • South Oldham baseball, Oldham County softball claim 29th District titles

        Baseball
        The South Oldham Dragons went from the bottom to the top in a year's time, rebounding from a first round district exit to 29th District champs after a 6-4 win over defending 8th Region champion North Oldham.

  • Local teams kick off play in baseball, softball district tournaments.

    Baseball
    Taking to South Oldham, the host team got thing started off in quick fashion Monday night, blitzing fourth seed Trimble County 10-0. After picking up two runs in the bottom of the third,  Dragons would turn up the heat an inning later, exploding for seven runs to put the game away. Drew Greenwood would lead the charge for South, going 2-for-2 in the win with two runs, a walk and two RBIs.
    On the mound, Braden Johnson would go the distance, tossing just 61 pitches, 43 of those strikes, with only two hits surrendered.

  • Oldham County adds state champion at 3A state track and field meet

  • Oldham County prepares for 3A state track and field meet today

     A day after watching both North and South Oldham take on the best Kentucky has to offer in the 2A state track and field meet, the Oldham County Colonels will get their chance today, heading to Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park for their own shot at state glory in 3A meet.

  • Runners gather for Dream Mile event

    The elite Dream Mile event brought together the state’s top runners May 4 at St. Xavier in Louisville.
    The Dream Mile features just two races, the mile for both men and women. Students must meet qualifying standards to participate.
    Standards are 4:25 in the 1600-meter run or 4:27 in the mile for men; 5:20 in the 1600-meter run or 5:22 in the mile for women.
    The race is designed to produce fast times, with a competitive field, quality track and even a pacer for the first two laps.

  • Oldham softball eases past South

    BUCKNER — For five innings, Oldham County High School junior pitcher Jessica Leanhart cruised through the South Oldham High School softball team’s lineup.

    The Lady Dragons mustered a late run, but posed little threat in a 9-1 win for the Lady Colonels Thursday night.
    Leanhart pitched five innings, striking out 10 and allowing just one hit.

  • Oldham junior working towards broadcasting career

    Basketball is more than just a game.

    For each of the Oldham County High School basketball team’s home games the past two seasons, one voice has helped energize those involved in the game and those watching it.

    OCHS junior Tyler Anderson is the team’s public address announcer, creator of highlight tapes and host of the school’s student-produced television newscast.

    An aspiring broadcaster, Anderson said he volunteered to take the public address duties as a way to stay connected to sports and gain experience in his career pursuit.