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    EOMS softball wins season opener

  • Martial arts students kick to...

    The beginning of one of the top tae kwon do tournaments in the world didn’t go well for Kendall Yount.

    A student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do in Crestwood, Yount faced a 6-0 deficit in her first round bout.

    But Yount came back to win the match on her way to capturing a gold medal in the 14-17-year old middleweight division Feb. 21-24 at the U.S. Open tae kwon do championships in Las Vegas.

    Another student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do, Dana DeYoung, also won a gold medal in the 33-40-year old middleweight division.

  • Softball team beats cancer with...

    A silent killer became outed more on March 10.

    According to the American Cancer Society, one in four deaths in the U.S. are caused by cancer.

    In an effort to bring more attention to the deadly disease, the Oldham County High School softball team held the second Beat Cancer With a Bat series Saturday.

    OCHS, Owen County and Carroll County each played two scrimmages in a three-scrimmage series, with concession and ticket sales benefitting the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

  • AUDIO: Oldham misses...

    LEXINGTON — Even as the deficit continued to mount, Coach Jason Holland saw opportunities.

    Unfortunately for the Oldham County High School boys' basketball team, the Colonels couldn't take advantage of any, losing to Scott County 56-43 Saturday in the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    While OCHS whittled down Scott County's 41-18 lead late in the third quarter, the Colonels had already missed what few windows they had open.

  • Colonels' run ends with...

    LEXINGTON — After hanging with its opponent for the first half, the Oldham County High School boys’ basketball team couldn’t handle the flood of points that came next.

    Scott County quickly expanded a slim halftime lead, going on a big run in the third quarter to defeat the Colonels 56-43 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • AUDIO: OCHS overcomes poor...

    LEXINGTON — The Oldham County High School boys' basketball team's go-to-player hadn't been himself.

    With four fouls, senior forward Tyler Wesley hadn't scored for the first 31 minutes of the Colonels' 36-34 win over Knott County Central on Friday in the state tournament quarterfinals at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    But in trying to hold the ball for the final shot, OCHS Coach Jason Holland had no doubt who he planned on turning to for the Colonels' most important shot of the game.

  • OLDHAM IN STATE SEMI-FINALS

    LEXINGTON — For over 31 minutes, the Oldham County high school boys’ basketball team’s leading scorer didn’t score.

    But when his team needed him most, Colonels senior forward Tyler Wesley came through.

    Wesely gave OCHS the lead for good with 3.9 seconds left on a layup and free throw and the Colonels lucked out on missed Knott County Central free throws to come away with a 36-34 win in the quarterfinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16.

  • AUDIO: OCHS Sweet 16 first round...

    LEXINGTON — Oldham County had to fight to get it, but the Colonels picked up their first win at the KHSAA Sweet 16 since 2003.

    OCHS took the lead with three minutes remaining in the first quarter and never trailed again, taking a 55-48 win over Bowling Green Thursday in the first round of the state tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    After the game, seniors Tyler Wesley, Sam Gruber and Jacob Kopp addressed reporters at the podium, along with Colonels Coach Jason Holland.

  • Oldham families make signs...

    Julie Gruber knows how important the boys’ basketball state tournament is in Kentucky.

    She found out watching her son, Oldham County High School junior guard Sam Gruber, during the Colonels’ state tournament appearance last year.

    To help energize the team, Julie Gruber and 14 other parents of the OCHS’ boys’ basketball team gathered Sunday in the school’s cafeteria to craft signs showing their well-wishes. The signs will be placed along Ky. 146 for the team to see on their bus ride Wednesday to Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • Colonels hang on for first-round...

    LEXINGTON — In a close game, Oldham County High School pulled out a win in the first round of state championship play Thursday.

    OCHS defeated Bowling Green High School 55-48 at Rupp Arena during open rounds of the KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen Basketball Tournament.

    "Coming in we knew it was gonna be a great game because Bowling Green's a good team," OCHS Coach Jason Holland said. "We tried to slow them down and I was proud of my guys for battling for 32 minutes."