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Oldham County High School

  • State records no match for North swimmer

    North Oldham’s Grace Oglesby dominantly swam her way into the record books once again at the KHSAA State Meet over the weekend. Oglesby set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly and the 50 yard free to help lead the Mustangs’ girls squad to a 4th place finish with 151.5 points.

    Oglesby, who claimed her second straight Region 5 championship a few weeks ago, clocked in at 22.92 in the 50 yard free and set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly at 51.75.

  • Boys Basketball: Region 8 draws Region 3

    For the second year in a row, a Region 8 team will play in the opening game of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 against a team from western Kentucky.

    A draw conducted Thursday afternoon determined Region 8 will play Region 3 at noon on March 18 in the first game of the tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Last year Region 8 champ South Oldham lost to Region 2 champ Hopkinsville in the tournament opener.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels notch region road win at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County had plenty of motivation heading into its game Friday against Shelby County.

    The Colonels, ranked No. 14 in the state, were playing a fellow Region 8 contender in front of a big road crowd in perhaps the region’s most storied rivalry.

    Then came the fact the Rockets chose this game as their basketball Homecoming.

    “At first we were kind of confused why they would have us in on Homecoming night,” senior guard Connor Hicks said. “(Coach Coy Zerhusen) said that was going to be a mistake.”

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Colonels come close at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Oldham County took the region’s second-rated team down to the wire Friday but didn’t make enough plays to finish the job.

    Savannah Raizor scored 14 points to lead favored Shelby County over OC in a 40-36 contest at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    The Lady Colonels held every other Lady Rocket to seven or less points scored, but they couldn’t score enough of their own to win the game.

  • Wrestling: Colonels, Mustangs head to State Duals

    Championship season for high school wrestling in the state will start this Saturday in western Kentucky.

    North Oldham and Oldham County will join other top high school wrestling programs in Morganfield for the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals.

    The Duals will be hosted by Union County, a perennial state power and the favorite in the small-school division, where North competes.

  • Dance champions crowned
  • Girls Basketball: OC dominates Western

    BUCKNER – Oldham County enjoyed one of its best all-around performances of the year Monday night.

    The Lady Colonels dominated Western 63-24, out-scoring the Lady Warriors 55-18 over the final three quarters.

    Nine different players scored for OC (11-11). Defensively, the Lady Colonels forced Western (7-7) into committing 30 turnovers.

    Comparatively, OC committed just 11 turnovers while tallying 21 assists.

  • Boys Basketball: OC, South both handle Henry

    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham and Oldham County each notched lopsided wins at Henry County over the weekend.

    Trent Bouvet scored 26 points Friday in leading the Dragons over Henry by a score of 83-65.

    Then on Saturday night, 15 different OC players scored as the Colonels crushed the Wildcats 79-40. That win capped a 3-0 week for OC, which re-appeared in this week’s Litkenhous top 20 at No. 14.

    Oldham County 79 Henry County 40

    The visiting Colonels started the game with a 20-0 run.

  • Swimming: North wins 5th straight county crown

    LOUISVILLE – The county’s three schools have competed for the Oldham County Cup for six years now, but one school has dominated the series.

    North Oldham was best in the pool once again Saturday night, sweeping the boys’ and girls’ titles to win the Cup for the fifth straight year.

    North totaled 498 points in the meet held at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium – the same facility which will host the upcoming region and state events.

  • Girls Basketball: Collins takes down OC at buzzer

    BUCKNER – One day after winning at the buzzer, Oldham County lost at the horn Saturday afternoon.

    Collins senior Mary Borders hit a 3-pointer deep in the right corner before the clock hit zero, giving the Lady Titans a 42-41 road win at OC.

    The last-second loss came less than 24 hours after Lady Colonel guard Kasey Wernert hit a buzzer-beating right-handed floater to sink Gallatin County 51-50 on the same floor.

    OC led 37-30 in the final minutes before coach Jace Bryant said his team gave the game away.