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Today's Sports

  • Basketball preview: OCHS Lady...

    LAST YEAR
    13-15, lost to Anderson County 67-55 first round of region tourney.
    KEY LOSSES
    All-region forward Emily Lape, forward Leah Pehlke and guard Brooke Leanhart.
    BEST PLAYER
    Ericka Hardin, 5-foot-9 senior guard who averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game last year.
    OTHER RETURNEES
    Emily Melton, 5-foot-5 junior guard, Jessica Leanhart, 5-foot-6 sophomore guard.
    TEAM SLEEPER

  • Athlete of the Week: Jayla Davis

    Name: Jayla Davis.
    School: Oldham County Middle School.
    Sport: Basketball.
    Age: 13.
    Position: Guard/forward.
    Hometown: La Grange.
    Parents: Lois and Calvin Davis.
    Accomplishments: Davis, an eighth-grader, has helped the Lady Colonels to a 5-3 record in the Mid-Bluegrass Conference this season.
    The 5-foot-6 Davis plays both guard and forward for OCMS and basketball is her only sport.

  • Locals will vie for region hoops...

    Oldham County could send a team to either the boys’ or the girls’ state basketball tournament this year.
    The South Oldham boys’ fell just short last year losing in the regional finals to Shelby County after leading by as many as 12 points through much of the game.

  • Two Oldham schools cited in...

    A national women’s rights group is alleging that girls in Oldham high schools are being denied equal rights to participate in sports with a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office.

    The National Women’s Law Center filed a complaint Nov. 10 with the civil rights office which is based in Philadelphia.

  • SOHS falls to Bullitt Central in...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Battling to the bitter end, the South Oldham High School Dragons saw their playoff hopes end with an interception in a 28-21 loss to Bullitt Central Friday.

    Bullitt Central’s Nathan Jackson picked off a Jack Sherry pass with 38 seconds to seal the win for the Cougars and end the Dragons’ season at 7-4.

    The interception came after the Dragons had recovered a fumble at midfield with 1:16 left.

  • OCHS beats Doss in 5A playoffs

    BUCKNER – When it came time to showcase their depth, the Oldham County High School football team made the most of it.

    The injury riddled Colonels found a way to fill in the gaps for seven missing starters on both sides of the ball and come away with a 31-21 win over Doss Friday in the first round of the 5A playoffs.

    “Doss was probably one of the most athletic teams to come in here in a long time,” OCHS coach Matt Brown said. “To see our kids rally around each other and face the adversity of all the people we had missing is just awesome.”

  • SOHS sweeps regional titles

    LOUISVILLE – Defending state champion South Oldham will head into Saturday’s state cross country championships after sweeping the boys’ and girls’ regional titles.

    SOHS, who swept the boys’ and girls’ AA state titles last season brought home the regional crowns this year by beating cross county rival North Oldham High School.

    The Lady Dragons dominated the girls’ meet placing five runners in the top 10 to finish with 29 points, well ahead of runner-up NOHS with 81 points.

  • Mustangs shut down Henry County

    NEW CASTLE – In a game where they needed it all the North Oldham Mustangs had it as they rolled to a 24-9 road win over Henry County Friday.

    “It was a really nice win, the boys really played well,” NOHS coach Billy Martin said. “It was just a great effort all the way around.”

    The Mustangs raised their record to 3-3 overall and more importantly to 1-0 in the district with the win over the defending district champions.

  • Leary leads Colonels past J-town

    JEFFFERSONTOWN – Every time Brett Leary scores on a long touchdown run for the Oldham County High School Colonels this year it started not just from the line of scrimmage behind his offensive line on fall night, but on a hot July morning by himself.

    Leary, a 6-foot, 190-pound senior running back has been a one-man wrecking crew for the Colonels the past two weeks when OCHS needed him most.

  • Football teams facing district...

    LEXINGTON – The football districts for all three high school programs in the county could see a drastic change next season.

    Under a realignment proposal by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, all three schools will change districts and two will move up a class.

    The KHSAA Board of Control is scheduled to vote on approval or amend it Oct. 18.

    The move comes from a geographical and enrollment need for change.