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Today's News

  • OC boys soccer hosting team meeting

    Boys interested in participating in soccer at Oldham County this year should attend a player/parent meeting on July 14 in the OCHS library at 6:30 p.m.

    Please bring a completed physical.

    Contact coach Brian Durbin with questions (brian.durbin@oldham.kyschools.us)
     

  • County players take part in Junior All-Star Games

    Five county basketball players competed Saturday in Louisville at the East-West Junior All-Star Games.

    Rising seniors Hayden Hawes and Connor Hicks of Oldham County each played for the East boys, who fell 100-93 to the West.

    Hawes had seven points in the loss. Doss’ Terrell Gray scored a game-high 21 points for the West.

    South Oldham rising seniors Sydney Jones and Abbey Van Zant and Oldham County rising senior Abigail Stewart played for the East in the girls game.

  • North Oldham Female Athlete of the Year

    Grace Oglesby topped the record of an Olympic legend, then topped that twice more to win a state title.

    The North Oldham sophomore swam the 100 butterfly in 54.66 seconds Feb. 15 in the Region 2 championships, beating a 32-year-old region record set by 1984 Olympic gold medalist Mary T. Meagher.

    Oglesby shattered that time Feb. 28 in the state preliminaries,  swimming the 100 fly in 53.67 seconds.

    One day later she swam the 100 fly in a blistering 53.45 seconds to set a new state record and claim a championship.

  • North Oldham Male Athlete of the Year

    North Oldham made its deepest postseason run in school history in 2013, winning Region 8 and beating Central Hardin in the semi-state round before falling to Bowling Green in the state quarterfinals.

    The Mustangs featured several talented scorers but advanced through the postseason on the strength of its defense.

    Goalkeeper Seth Junion was named first team all-state, with defenders Sam Kelly and Ben Stinebruner named as honorable mentions.

    The anchor of that defense was another first-team selection, defensive midfielder Jad Vicich.

  • North Oldham Team of the Year

    Two groups of North Oldham runners claimed state titles in 2013-14.

    North’s boys cross country team won its fourth straight championship, scoring a Class 2A-best 53 points on a windy morning Nov. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    The Mustangs used a consistent approach to beat second-place Covington Catholic by 16 points.

    Sophomore Trenton Fryman led the way for North that day, finishing eighth in the class with a time of 16:59.63.

    Next was freshman Alex McClarty at No. 12 (17:05.41).

  • Boys basketball: Mustangs transitioning to Burton

    LOUISVILLE – Rob Burton had two choices when he was named North Oldham’s boys basketball coach just weeks before the start of summer ball.

    He could spend June staging practices for the team in order to introduce his offensive and defensive systems in a controlled setting. His other option was to schedule a full slate of games and let his Mustangs learn while competing in exhibitions against area teams.

  • Athletes win Special Olympic medals

    Two Oldham County athletes excelled at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Mercer County, N.J., last week.

    Goshen’s Jesse Pennington struck gold in the team bocce event, winning alongside teammate Michael Willard.

    Pennington and Willard beat Maryland 12-7 in the opening match before beating Pennsylvania 13-5 to claim gold.

    Then Prospect’s Tee Salinas and his father, Tony, took silver in the golf competition.

  • Gators host ‘pirate meet’

    Swimmers from the ages of 3 to 18 hit the Glen Oaks Country Club pool Monday night in Prospect in the club’s “pirate meet” against Douglass Hills.

    There were pirate decorations hanging around the pool, with some swimmers sporting drawn-on pirate mustaches.

    Glen Oaks won the meet, scoring -782 to -719.

  • Stephens: Five drivers who could use a win in Kentucky

    NASCAR did Kentucky Speedway a favor when it announced its new points system during the last offseason.

    The sport’s governing body altered the Chase for the Sprint Cup format for 2014, putting in place a system that pretty much guarantees the winner of any of the first 26 races one of 16 spots in the playoff-like final 10 races. The remaining slots not filled by race winners are filled in order of the point standings.

  • Haas hired to coach North boys lax

    North Oldham introduced David Haas as head boys lacrosse coach Monday night.

    Haas takes over for Ryan Smith, who left for the same job at Kentucky Country Day.

    Haas was most recently an assistant at St. Charles Prep in Columbus, Ohio, from 2011-12. Before that he was an assistant at KCD, helping the Bearcats to the state semifinals in both seasons with the program.