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Today's Sports

  • Brown resigns as OC football...

    After being associated with Oldham County’s football program for the better part of two decades, Matt Brown has stepped down.

       Brown resigned this week from his position as OC’s football coach, days after the Colonels’ season was ended by a 48-0 loss to Male. OC ended the year 2-9.

       The decision to step down after six years as the Colonels’ head coach came as a result of wanting to spend more time with his family, Brown said.

  • High-flying Franklin meets South...

       South Oldham football took down a one-man band last week. This week the Dragons will have to stop one of the state’s best ensembles.

       South will welcome Franklin County to Crestwood at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. A win Friday puts the Dragons in the quarterfinals and another step closer to the state championships next month in Bowling Green.

       Friday’s showdown will pit one of the state’s hottest teams against an opponent with one of the state’s best records.

  • North heads to Western for...

    North Oldham will be hoping the second round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday go about as well as the first did.

       The Mustangs will go to Louisville to meet Western at 7:30 p.m. Friday, one week after they dismantled Doss 49-12 back home in Goshen.

       The Warriors (6-5) scrimmaged North (8-3) before the season, and senior quarterback/linebacker Keenan Dowd said the Mustangs are expecting a solid Western squad.

  • Mercy ends OC volleyball’s run...

    LOUISVILLE - The Oldham County Lady Colonel volleyball team accomplished its preseason goal of getting to state, but a powerhouse Mercy team ended its championship dreams Saturday morning.

       The Jaguars ran past OC 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-16) in the state quarterfinals Saturday at Valley High School.

       “We had a good game plan and we were healthy and prepared,” coach Vincent McDonough said about how his team went into the game.

  • North Oldham girls finish third...

    LEXINGTON – Sophomore Erin Edmundson led the way with a seventh-place finish Saturday as North Oldham finished third in the Class 2A girls state cross-country meet.

       “Anytime the girls can get on the podium, I’m proud of them, obviously,” coach Christie Sykora said. “They’re a good group of girls and they run well together.”

       North’s team score of 176 trailed only state champion Highlands (76) and Christian Academy-Louisville (152).

  • Lady Colonels’ first loss comes...

    LEXINGTON – The most successful season in Oldham County girls soccer history finally came to a close Nov. 7.

       Two rapid-fire, second-half Sacred Heart goals buried the Lady Colonels in a 3-0 Valkyries win at Dunbar High School in the state semifinals.    

       The loss, the first of the year for OC (23-1-1) ended the Lady Colonels’ season the deepest into the playoffs they’d ever advanced.

  • Brown resigns as OC football...

    After being associated with Oldham County’s football program for the better part of two decades, Matt Brown has stepped down.

       Brown resigned this week from his position as OC’s football coach, days after the Colonels’ season was ended by a 48-0 loss to Male. OC ended the year 2-9.

       The decision to step down after six years as the Colonels’ head coach came as a result of wanting to spend more time with his family, Brown said.

  • North Oldham girls finish third...

    LEXINGTON – Sophomore Erin Edmundson led the way with a seventh-place finish Saturday as North Oldham finished third in the Class 2A girls state cross-country meet.

       “Anytime the girls can get on the podium, I’m proud of them, obviously,” coach Christie Sykora said. “They’re a good group of girls and they run well together.”

       North’s team score of 176 trailed only state champion Highlands (76) and Christian Academy-Louisville (152).

  • High-flying Franklin meets South...

       South Oldham football took down a one-man band last week. This week the Dragons will have to stop one of the state’s best ensembles.

       South will welcome Franklin County to Crestwood at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. A win Friday puts the Dragons in the quarterfinals and another step closer to the state championships next month in Bowling Green.

       Friday’s showdown will pit one of the state’s hottest teams against an opponent with one of the state’s best records.

  • Cohen, Kemper named All-State...

    Shelby Cohen and Haley Kemper get to finish their decorated high school careers with one more honor.

    The two Oldham County attacking midfielders were named Tuesday to the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association girls’ All-State West first team.

    This is the second straight year Kemper has received the honor and marks the third straight year for Cohen. Cohen was honorable her freshman year and first team her last three seasons. Cohen is the only player in the state to have made all-state teams each of the last four years.