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Oldham County High School

  • 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.

  • State Lacrosse Quarterfinals: KCD ends South’s season

    CRESTWOOD –  South Oldham’s boys lacrosse program is still young and is still taking growing steps.

    This year the Dragons took the steps of getting to 12 wins, winning their first District 4 Tournament title and hosting their first state playoff game Monday night against Kentucky Country Day.

    But they weren’t able to take the next step, which would’ve been winning that playoff game.

  • Allen signs with Grove City
  • Gary signs with Earlham
  • Softball district tourney set

    The county’s softball teams will play for District 29’s two region tournament spots next week in Bedford.

    The district tournament will start with semifinal games Tuesday. Oldham County will meet South Oldham in the first semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, with North Oldham playing at tournament host Trimble County at 7:30 that night.

    The winners of those two games clinch spots in the district title game May 22 and the Region 8 Tournament the following week at Gallatin County.