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Oldham County High School

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels overwhelm Trimble in easy win

    BEDFORD – Oldham County is still undefeated and still rolling.

    The latest obstacle for the Colonels was district foe Trimble County Friday night.

    OC handled the Raiders, forcing a running clock and cruising to a 64-29 road win.

    The Colonels (5-0, 1-0 District 29) have won each of their five games this season by at least 11 points and their last three (wins at University Heights, Anderson County and Trimble) by an average of 29.7 points.

  • Girls Basketball: OC loses to Trimble for first time since 2006

    BEDFORD – Oldham County shot its way to an 0-1 district record Friday night.

    The Lady Colonels shot just 26 percent from the floor and fell 47-34 at Trimble County.

    The loss was the fourth straight for OC (1-4, 0-1 District 29). It also snapped a 12-game Lady Colonel win streak in the series dating back to December 2006.

    OC’s game plan Friday was to press Trimble (3-1, 1-0) and turn the game into a full-court affair, coach Jace Bryant said.

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.

  • Football: Clark, Jones win MVP awards

    North Oldham’s Matt Clark and Ryan Jones each won MVP awards at the Greater Louisville East-West All-Star Game on Sunday in Louisville.

    Clark, a senior wide receiver, was named the East team’s Offensive MVP after catching four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. He also had one carry for eight yards.

    Jones, a senior linebacker, was named Defensive MVP after making five tackles and blocking a punt.

  • Swimming: OC competes at Holiday Classic Sprints

    Oldham County’s girls and boys finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the Holiday Classic Sprints on Saturday in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Colonels (165) tied for fourth with Western Hills behind Woodford County (316), Meade County (310) and Collins (271) in the 14-team girls event.

    OC’s boys (153) finished fifth out of 11 teams. The Colonels placed behind Collins (361), Franklin County (202), Meade County (193) and Woodford County (166).

    OC top three finishers included:

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels take care of Butler in home opener

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s fans got their first chance Friday to see the Region 8 favorite Colonels on their home court.

    OC showed those fans the balanced attack that caused coaches to vote the Colonels’ No. 1 in the region preseason poll.

    Senior guard Hayden Hawes scored 18 points and Jacob Bates and Brandon Johnson came off the bench to score 14 and 12, respectively, as OC cruised to a 75-58 win against Butler.

    The Colonels (2-0) used a 14-0 run to take a 20-9 lead early in the second quarter and never looked back.

  • Football: Barmantje, Harding, Viar named OC MVP’s

    Three Oldham County football seniors were honored with Most Valuable Player awards at the team’s year-end banquet.

    Quarterback James Harding was named offensive MVP and middle linebacker Brian Barmantje defensive MVP, while tight end Justin Viar received the Coaches Award (Team MVP).

    Harding threw for 1,912 yards and 22 touchdowns and ran for 2 touchdowns for the Colonels (3-8), who were eliminated by Pleasure Ridge Park last month in the first round of the KHSAA Class 6-A Playoffs.

  • Girls Basketball: OC falls in top 10 road test

    LOUISVILLE – Oldham County faced its highest-ranked opponent of the season Tuesday night in just its second game.

    The Lady Colonels managed to keep things respectable against No. 6 DuPont Manual, but still fell 56-37 at L.J. “Butch” Charmoli Gymnasium.

    Tonysha Curry paced Manual (1-0) with 16 points and 13 rebounds. 6-foot-4 junior center Krys McCune, playing in front of recruiters from the Universities of Kansas and Tennessee, added 15 points.

    The Lady Crimsons forced 25 OC turnovers and out-rebounded the Lady Colonels (1-1) 48-26.

  • Swimming: North wins combined Shelby meet

    North Oldham tallied 680 points to take a six-team swim meet Tuesday night in Shelbyville.

    South Oldham won the boys meet with 284 points. Next came runner-up North (276), third-place Collins (238) and fourth-place Oldham County (157).

    North tallied 404 points to take the girls meet. Following the Lady Mustangs were South (217), Collins (188) and OC (175).

    Shelby County and Spencer County also competed at the meet.

    County champions included:

  • Winter Sports Preview – Wrestling: OC returns deep roster

    North Oldham

    North Oldham must replace one of its best wrestlers in school history, Mitch Rusch.

    Rusch finished third last season in the 160-pound class at the KHSAA state wrestling championships in Lexington.

    He graduated in June and is now wrestling at St. Catharine College.

    “That’s definitely a big loss,” coach Tony Zeppa said. “He’d been with the program for six years… and was a six-time state qualifier.