Oldham County High School

  • Lady Dragons gaining momentum towards postseason

     CRESTWOOD —South Oldham lacrosse coach Bob Newton hopes his team’s best playing days are still to come, and it seems that the Lady Dragons are warming up to those days now. South capped its home schedule with an 11-4 win over Atherton last Thursday for Senior Night. South, only in its second year with a girls lacrosse program, graduates 10 seniors that Newton calls the “backbone” of the program.

  • Dragons' lacrosse edges Mustangs, district tournament approaching

     CRESTWOOD ----— Based on the result of South Oldham’s 11-8 win over North Oldham Friday night, it would be easy to draw a conclusion that the two teams would be the top contenders in the district. You wouldn’t have known that the Mustangs were winless at the time and that the Dragons were winners of five straight.

  • Pratt: Anticipating my first horse race and trip to Churchill Downs

     Two days from now, I’ll make a huge check mark on my bucket list. Growing up a sports fan in Tennessee, the Kentucky Derby was something we only acknowledged. For just a few — maybe 10 — minutes on the first Saturday in May, I would tune into NBC to watch the Derby. I had no wager or care for who won. I just watched it to fulfill my curiosity of the biggest sporting event that day.

  • BASEBALL: North rallies to beat South, Game 2 Wednesday

    GOSHEN – North Oldham is discovering very quickly that it isn’t going to cruise through district play in the same way it dominated the first half of its season.

  • Jarrett aims to repeat as regional champion, hopes for higher seed at state tournament

    Avoiding scenarios that don’t present the best possible outcomes is what Aspen Jarrett has spent her junior year working toward on the tennis court. As Oldham County’s best tennis player, Jarrett has gone through a rigorous 2015 schedule to prepare herself for the tough competition she’ll see in the state tournament, since that’s where her sights are set.

  • Right for Ray: South Oldham gives injured senior special memory in rivalry game

     There wasn’t anything special about the pregame routine for the North Oldham and South Oldham girls lacrosse Tuesday evening in Goshen. South Oldham coach Bob Newton began announcing his team’s lineup. No surprises with the starters until he called the last name.

    “Hannah!” he shouted.

    And there was senior Hannah Ray. Standing near the outside of the huddle and like she had all season, not given any thought to her name in the lineup.

  • North Oldham sets school records at Eastern Relays

    The University of Louisville hosted 91 schools in its annual Eastern Relays at the Oswley B. Frazier Cardinal Park Friday and Saturday. Teams across Kentucky and surrounding states gathered to compete in 22 events. North Oldham continued it's strong performances in both the boys and girls events, with North Oldham setting two new school records. Maggie Mollack set a record in the discus throw with 126.8 and Erin Edmunson set a school record in the mile with a time of 5:10.04.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Mustangs make statement with 4-2 win over Oldham County

    GOSHEN -- The North Oldham softball team’s mission to be heard for 2015 is working at the right time, and timing was everything in that next step Wednesday night against Oldham County.

    The result was a long time coming for the Lady Mustangs.

    Trailing 2-0, North scored four unanswered runs to defeat the Lady Colonels 4-2 Wednesday night in Goshen for the first time in five years.

    The Lady Mustangs have won six straight, shutting out three opponents and allowing just three runs during that stretch.

  • BASEBALL: Lashley homer propels Colonels to 7-4 win at North Oldham

    GOSHEN -- Oldham County catcher Jaxon Lashley watched five opposing players cross home plate in the first inning of the Colonels’ loss to North Oldham on Tuesday. He and the rest of the Colonels saw the momentum shift it provided for North, which held on for the win.

    Oldham County returned the favor 24 hours later.

    Lashley blasted a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning to set the tone for the Colonels on their way to a 7-4 win over North Oldham Wednesday night in Goshen.

  • Lady Dragons place second at Braveheart Tournament

    The South Oldham girls lacrosse team finished second at the Braveheart Tournamen at Sacred Heart Academy over the weekend. The Lady Dragons were the Red-Division champions and finished the tournament runnerup to Noblesville in a close championship game, 5-4. South fought their way back after losing to Noblesville in the first game of the tournament, 9-3. The Lady Dragons defeated Atherton 6-3 and Lexington Fillies Girls Lacrosse Club 12-0.