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Oldham County High School

  • Lady Colonel softball looking to future

    WARSAW – Oldham County made it farther this season than coach Steve Leanhart said anyone thought the Lady Colonels would.

    OC won its first two games at the Region 8 tournament last week beating Collins 7-4 in the first round and tournament host Gallatin County 2-1 in the semifinals.

    The Lady Colonels played Anderson County to a draw for 11 innings in the title game before a 12th-inning Lady Bearcat home run gave Anderson a 4-3 win and ended OC’s season.

  • District 29 softball: OC wins fourth straight title

    BEDFORD – Make it 4-for-4 for Oldham County under coach Steve Leanhart.

    Delaney Sowell was 3-for-3 with two doubles Thursday as the Lady Colonels beat North Oldham 6-3 to win their fourth straight District 29 title. OC has won the championship all four years under Leanhart.

    The Lady Colonels (21-11-1) will draw a district runner-up at the Region 8 tournament next week in Gallatin County, while North (15-16) will draw a district champion.

  • Region 8 softball: OC falls in 12-inning marathon

    WARSAW – Oldham County's four seniors won't finish their careers the way they hoped, with a third straight trip to the state tournament.

    But if the Lady Colonels weren't going to end this season in Owensboro, they wanted to go out "leaving it all out on the field," senior right fielder Bri Cook said.

    They definitely did that Wednesday night.

  • Class 3A Girls Track and Field Championships: Lady Colonels get trio of fourth place finishes

    LEXINGTON – Oldham County’s girls landed in the points throughout the afternoon Saturday at the state track and field championships.

    OC had fourth place finishes in the 4x400 relay, pole vault and triple jump, as well as a fifth place finish in the 300 hurdles.

    Overall the Lady Colonels finished 10th with 20 points. Bryan Station (70 points) won the team title, followed by North Hardin (64) and Central (55). South Oldham didn’t register any points.

  • Class 3A Boys Track and Field Championships: South’s Dowdy twins star

    LEXINGTON – The Dowdy’s showed Saturday why two of the state’s premier long-distance runners come from the same family.

    Sophomore South Oldham twins Cole and Tanner Dowdy finished third and fifth, respectively, in the 3,200 run at the Class 3A state track and field championships at the University of Kentucky.

    The Dowdy’s earned all 10 points for South, which finished tied with Oldham County for 19th place.

    North Hardin (77 points) took the boys’ team title, followed by Trinity (67.5) and St. Xavier (65).

  • Region 8 softball: Rigdon hits go-ahead single in OC semifinal win

    WARSAW – Oldham County was only able to piece together one rally Tuesday against Gallatin County pitcher Danielle Nichelson. It proved to be the difference in the Lady Colonels continuing their season.

    OC took a 2-1 lead with two runs in the fifth and held on to win by that score in the semifinals of the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin. The Lady Colonels (23-11-1) advanced to the title game, where they'll take on Anderson County at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Region 8 softball: Lady Colonels beat Collins in opener

    WARSAW – A big first inning paved the way for an Oldham County first round win Monday.

    The Lady Colonels broke out of the gate with four runs and held on to beat Collins 7-4 in the first game of the Region 8 tournament at Gallatin County.

    OC will meet the winner of Monday's Gallatin County vs. Grant County game at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    “The main thing was hitting,” OC coach Steve Leanhart said. “That's our team.

  • District 29 baseball: North run-rules OC, punches region ticket

     

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    GOSHEN – Oldham County had the big swing to start its District 29 semifinal Tuesday against North Oldham.

    The Mustangs responded with lots of bunts, some steals and good pitching.

  • Lady Colonels take a bat to cancer

    Oldham County hosted its “Take a Bat to Cancer” game May 15 against Henry County.

    The game, which the Lady Colonels won 6-0, served as a fundraiser for the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

    The teams raised about $800 for the organization through admission receipts, t-shirt and wristband sales, baked goods and concessions.

    Both teams wore pink t-shirts. A list of cancer survivors and those that have fallen to the disease was read after the third inning.

  • KHSAA State Tennis: Pitts makes run to quarters

    LEXINGTON – Jordan Pitts achieved his best finish last weekend in his fourth boys singles state tennis tournament.

    The South Oldham sophomore advanced to the state quarterfinals before losing Friday afternoon to St. Xavier’s Brandon Lancaster, the eventual state champion, at the University of Kentucky’s Boone Tennis Center.

    Pitts lasted one round longer than last year, when he advanced to the round of 16.