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  • Dragons Upset No. 5 J-town 76-71

    CRESTWOOD – Things could be coming together for the South Oldham High School Dragons as they picked up another big win Monday with a 76-71 upset win over No. 5 ranked Jeffersontown Monday.

    Fresh from an emotional win over county rival North Oldham in overtime to clinch the top district seed and a blowout over regional foe Gallatin County, the Dragons had one of their best overall games against J-town.

    “We’re in a good place right now,” SOHS coach Steve Simpson said. “We’re playing very relaxed.”

  • GUARDING THE CREASE

    CRESTWOOD – There was a time when Brian Czerwonka wondered if he had made the right decision.

    After switching from attack to goalie in lacrosse, Czerwonka had doubts if he was suited for the position.

    “I switched because my coach said it was a chance to get more playing time,” Czerwonka said. “After I did it I was not sure what I got myself into. I hated it the first two years.”

  • Athlete of the Week, Wrestling:...

    School: North Oldham Middle School.

    Sport: Wrestling.

    Age: 12.

    Divison: 103 pounds.

    Hometown: Goshen.

    Accomplishments: The 12-year-old Forrest made his varsity wrestling debut for the North Oldham Mustangs Saturday in the Mustang Invitational. Forrest wrestled for the North Oldham Middle School program this year and moved up to varsity by the NOHS staff at the completion of the NOMS season to wrestle at 103-pounds.

  • Game Bytes

    BASEBALL

    OCHS baseball hosting breakfast

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Applebee’s restaurant, La Grange.

    What: The Oldham County High School baseball team will host a all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s restaurant in La Grange Saturday.

    Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or from any OCHS baseball player.

    BASKETBALL

    North Oldham vs. KCD

    Score: 67-58 North Oldham.

    When: Saturday.

    Where: Kentucky Country Day High School.

  • OCHS Hosting Regional Meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County High School will host a wide-open regional wrestling tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday.

    The Colonels won their first regional crown last year and are one of five teams that could emerge as the team champion this year.

    “I don’t really think there is a favorite,” OCHS coach Aaron Riordan said. “It’s going to come down to some really tough matches in the finals to see who get the team championship.”

    Along with OCHS, South Oldham, North Oldham and Eastern have a title shot.

  • 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. A well-rounded athlete, OCMS coach Danny Schulz said she runs the floor exceptionally well and is a solid defensive player inside and out.

  • Mustang meet draws state&...

    GOSHEN –eeMother Nature gave the North Oldham High School Mustang Invitational a big boost last week.

    With last week’s snow canceling many events, the NOHS wrestling meet will feature 31 teams and more than 300 wrestlers this at 10 a.m. this Saturday.

    “This might turn out to be the largest meet in the state,” NOHS coach Robert Fulk said. “With the snow last week a lot of teams lost a chance to wrestle and they are all looking for a meet before regionals next Saturday.”

  • Making a run at state

    BUCKNER – Claire Grogan has made her decision.

    Now she’s ready to close her high school swimming career with a bang.

    Grogan, an Oldham County High School senior, will lead the local swimmers into Friday’s regional swim meet at the University of Louisville pool.

    Grogan, also a cross country standout, recently decided to accept a cross country/track scholarship from Samford University in Alabama.

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    South Oldham vs. Anderson County

    When: Where: Key players: Game highlights: SOHS - 19 10 22 18 69 - Austin Bowling 16, Casey Jackson 15, Brice Jewett 9, Carson Fields 7, Chris Schumm 8, Chris Dogan 10, Trent Martin 4, 69.

    ANDERSON COUNTY - 17 22 12 7 58 - Warford 8, Ruggles 10, Newton 2, Hyatt 6, Cox 3, Kelly 2, Trimble 6, Russell 21, 58.

    Oldham County vs. Shelby County

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    South Oldham vs. Grant County

    Score: 69-27 South Oldham.

    When: Saturday. 

    Where: Grant County High School. 

    Key players: South Oldham’s Mary Dye and Jasmine Whitfield. Grant County’s Jenny Workman.