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  • Lape sets new Lady Colonels&...

    BUCKNER – Emily Lape thought she had seen just about everything in her four-year basketball career at Oldham County High School.

    But Lape surprised even herself Jan. 20 when she scored 45 points to lead the Lady Colonels to an 85-49 win over Spencer County.

    The 45 points sets a new school record in the storied Lady Colonels’ tradition breaking the old mark of 41 points set by Bethany Martin in 1992.

  • One more challenge

    CRESTWOOD – For Dan Thomson it was another step toward his ultimate goal.

    Thomson, a senior at North Oldham High School, won the 140-pound title at the South Oldham Dragon Invitational Saturday with a hard-fought 5-4 win over Lane Jones of Cooper.

    “It was a really tough match,” Thomson said. “It was the first time I had ever wrestled him and he is good. I have been ranked No. 2 all year long and he has been third, so it was a pretty big win for me.”

  • Game Bytes

    TENNIS   Quigley reaches SEC semifinals When: Sunday.  Where: Lexington.  What: Former South Oldham High School tennis star Eric Quigley reached the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Indoor tourney. Quigley, a sophomore from Pewee Valley, fell to Javier Garrapiz of Georgia 6-3, 2-6, 2-6. Quigley defeated Sekou Bangoura of Florida 6-3, 7-5 in the quarter-finals.

  • Shams proves he’s for...

     BUCKNER – When it counted, North Oldham got more of the good than the bad from point guard Kameron Shams as they held off Oldham County 58-51 Friday.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Hope Sample. School: Oldham County Middle School. Sport: Basketball. Age: 14. Position: Forward/center. Hometown: La Grange. Accomplishments: A 5-foot-7 forward/center for the Lady Colonels, Sample was a starter this year and has since moved up to play on the Oldham County High School freshman team.

  • North girls man up

    GOSHEN – A new and improved attitude has led to a new and improved version of the North Oldham girls’ basketball team so far this season.

    The Lady Mustangs are off to an 8-4 record, the best in the program’s history.

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    Oldham County vs. Grant County

    Score: 64-57 Oldham County.

    When: Monday.

    Where: Oldham County High School.

    Key players: Oldham County’s Emily Lape and Brooke Leanhart.

    Game highlights: The Lady Colonels had one of their best inside/outside games of the year as forward Emily Lape scored a season-high 20 points to go with 10 rebounds while guard Brooke Leanhart hit three three-pointers to finish with 18 points.

  • Swim teams making improvement

    With better numbers and more experience, the three local high school swim teams are all seeing an improvement in fortunes as they hit the midway point in their seasons.

    While the squads are still in what is considered the toughest region in the state with the more established Louisville programs, they are closing the gap again this season thanks to swimmers like Oldham County’s Claire Grogan and Annie Golemboski, Ben Zaepful and Anne Schear of North Oldham and Josh Malone and Harley Jackson at South Oldham.

    NOHS

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Morgan Spaulding.

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Basketball.

    Age: 13.

    Position: Point guard.

    Hometown: Goshen.

  • South sweeps Oldham

    CRESTWOOD –eeThe South Oldham Dragons dictated the tempo through their shooting and an improved full court press to hand Oldham County a 66-46 loss Saturday.

    The Dragons got out to an 11-0 lead in the first period as the Colonels struggled offensively. OCHS scored their first basket with 2:30 left in the first period on a shot in the lane from Dylan Sims.