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Oldham County High School

  • Colonels edge Mustangs in low-scoring game

    GOSHEN – Fresh off a run-and-gun rout of rival South Oldham, the Oldham County Colonels were forced to play the opposite way coming out with a 37-36 road win over North Oldham Friday.
    “Man, this one was a lot different than the last game,” OCHS senior guard Blake Payne said. “It was really hard to get into any kind of flow, but we won.”

  • Henderson leads Colonels by Dragons

    BUCKNER – Dylan Henderson picked the right time to showcase his new game.
    Henderson, a senior guard for the Oldham County High School Colonels, broke loose for 24 points before a packed house Friday to lead the Colonels to a 75-60 win over cross county rival South Oldham.

  • McMurtrey emerges as star for Lady Colonels

    BUCKNER – The faster the game the better Ashley McMurtrey likes it.
    McMurtrey, a 5-foot-8 freshman guard for the Oldham County High School Lady Colonels has emerged as the perfect fit for coach Steve Mullins’ fast-paced system averaging a team-high 17 points a game this season.

  • Colonels win seventh in state duals meet

    BUCKNER – On a day when they finished right where they were supposed to according to their ranking, the Oldham County High School wrestling team was oh-so-close to moving up.
    The Colonels, ranked No. 7 in the state, took eighth place in the 16-team state wrestling duals tournament Saturday in Lexington.

  • Parker helps Norsemen win title

    LOUISVILLE – Final exams are a bit easier to beat this semester for Shawn Parker.
    Parker, a sophomore soccer player at Northern Kentucky University and the the rest of his teammates, celebrated a bit of a break from finals by winning the NCAA Division II national championship Saturday at the University of Louisville soccer complex.

  • Fairfleid is second in Dr. Pepper throw

    BUCKNER – After a perfect preliminary round, Matt Fairfield didn't quite have the day he expected in the Dr. Pepper Tuition Throw at the Southeastern Conference championship football game Saturday.
    Fairfield, an Oldham County High School senior, came in second in the throw losing to a female student 7-5 competing to attend Belmont University.

  • Leary heads up all-district team

    LOUISVILLE – Oldham County High School’s Brett Leary and South Oldham High School’s Dillon Banks head up the local stars named to the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association 5A All-District football team.
    Leary, a 6-foot, 190-pound tailback led the local offensive contingent, while Banks, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound linebacker led the defensive unit.

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    11-16, lost 64-52 first round of district to North Oldham.
    KEY LOSSES
    Guard Brandon Cook.
    TOP PLAYER
    Kerry Smith, 6-foot-2 junior guard, averaged 12 points a game last season.
    KEY RETURNEES
    Blake Payne 6-foot-1 senior guard; Nolan Denise 6-foot-5 senior forward; Tyler Wesley 6-foot-6 junior center; Dylan Sims 6-foot-2 senior forward; Alante Flores 6-foot junior guard.

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Lady Colonels

    LAST YEAR
    13-15, lost to Anderson County 67-55 first round of region tourney.
    KEY LOSSES
    All-region forward Emily Lape, forward Leah Pehlke and guard Brooke Leanhart.
    BEST PLAYER
    Ericka Hardin, 5-foot-9 senior guard who averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game last year.
    OTHER RETURNEES
    Emily Melton, 5-foot-5 junior guard, Jessica Leanhart, 5-foot-6 sophomore guard.
    TEAM SLEEPER