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Oldham County High School

  • 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.

  • Two Oldham wrestlers selected to compete at two national tournaments

    Last month, they took down many of the top wrestlers in the state at the state tournament.

    Now, they’ll be looking to do the same at the national level.

    Oldham County High School junior Mikey Caudill and freshman John Shirkey were selected to participate in the National High School Coaches Association national championship March 28-30 in Virginia Beach, Va. They’ve also been selected to compete for the Team Kentucky wrestling team at the National Wrestling Coaches Association scholastic duals tournament April 12-14 in Crawfordsville, Ind.

  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 3.30

    Guys and gals, welcome to our 17th Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat, set for 2:45 p.m. Friday, March 30.

    I hope you enjoyed last week's chat, with South Oldham High School senior track standout Mike Thompson, who's in pursuit of some big-time goals, including a state high jump championship.

    This week's guest is Oldham County High School baseball Coach Scott Gerlach, whose Colonels are 3-2 so far this season. He joins us for this week's chat, at 2:45 p.m. Friday.

  • Students take in the ride to Rupp

    Aside from a few scattered colors, an army of blue-clad students wait anxiously behind Oldham County High School.

    Five buses stand ready to transport the students to Rupp Arena in Lexington March 15 to watch the Colonels’ boys’ basketball team play Bowling Green in the first round of the state tournament.

    Students traveled to the game to cheer on their classmates, hang out with friends and even take advantage of being out of class. But by the end of the day, a few found more important reasons why they attended.

  • Softball team beats cancer with a bat

    A silent killer became outed more on March 10.

    According to the American Cancer Society, one in four deaths in the U.S. are caused by cancer.

    In an effort to bring more attention to the deadly disease, the Oldham County High School softball team held the second Beat Cancer With a Bat series Saturday.

    OCHS, Owen County and Carroll County each played two scrimmages in a three-scrimmage series, with concession and ticket sales benefitting the National Foundation for Cancer Research.