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Today's News

  • Turnovers cost Lady Mustangs in loss to Presentation

    GOSHEN – One stat stood above all when North Oldham coach Dan Pfaff was analyzing his team’s 60-50 loss to Presentation Monday night.

    That stat was a whopping 26 turnovers, many forced by the Toppers’ full-court press.

    “That was the factor,” Pfaff said. “It’s something we certainly focus on in practice… Some were great reads that were made in some situations where balls were not caught. Other situations were bad reads.

  • North Oldham finishes second in sectional duals, qualifies for state

    North Oldham coach Tony Zeppa did some lineup shuffling during the small-school sectional duals Saturday in Louisville.

    For the Mustangs’ pool match against Franklin County, he bumped Colin Portman up to the 195-pound class, Josh Hill to the 182-class, Mitch Rusch to the 170.

    The shuffling paid off as all three won and North advanced to the sectional finals.
    “We jockeyed the lineup a little bit to win our pool,” Zeppa said.

  • North’s Beasley receives regional award

    North Oldham junior running back Arien Beasley has received an award after a standout 2013 season.

    Beasley was named All-Southeast Third Team Running Back by HS Game Center, a company that tracks stats for high schools across the nation.

    Beasley accumulated 2,841 total yards and 19 total touchdowns last year for the Mustangs (9-4), who advanced to the Class 4A quarterfinals before falling to eventual state champion Collins.

  • Tiebreaking Triumph: Oldham County wins sectional duals, advances to state duals

    LOUISVILLE – The numbers added up Saturday for Oldham County to clinch a trip to next month’s large-school state duals.

    The Colonels won a three-team tiebreaker between OC, Trinity and Fern Creek to take first place in the five-team sectional duals Saturday at Eastern High School.

    Second-place Trinity also advanced, while Fern Creek was left at home.

    The tiebreaker came as a result of all three teams going 3-1. All three beat Eastern and South Oldham.

  • Colonels, Mustangs try again Thursday

    Don’t blame North Oldham and Oldham County for getting a little stir-crazy.

    The Mustangs and Colonels were slated to play each other last Friday in Buckner in a game with huge District 29 ramifications. That was postponed because of winter weather and rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at OC.

  • Robinson qualifies for Olympics

    Dallas Robinson is already familiar with representing his country. But next month the Kentucky National Guardsman and native Oldham Countian will swap digital camo for a different kind of U.S. uniform.

    Robinson was selected Sunday as a member of the United States men’s bobsled team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in February. Sochi will mark Robinson’s first Olympic games.

  • All county basketball games for Jan. 21 canceled

    Due to inclement winter weather, all four basketball games involving county teams scheduled for Jan. 21 have been canceled.

    The games include:

    Boys:

    –Collins at Oldham County

    –Mercer County at South Oldham

    –North Oldham at Anderson County

    Girls:

    –Oldham County at Gallatin County

    The Era will announce potential makeup dates.

  • McMurtrey scores 2,000th point in Lady Colonel win

    BUCKNER – The moment couldn’t have been any better for Oldham County’s Ashley McMurtrey.

    It happened on her home floor, in front of all her friends and family and in a Lady Colonel win.

  • UPDATED: All county hoops games canceled

    Five county basketball games have been canceled because of inclement weather, including one involving two county teams.

    The North Oldham at Oldham County boys basketball game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday has been postponed until Jan. 23, per OC athletics director Kevin Combs.

    Meanwhile OC's girls basketball game at Breckinridge County that was scheduled for Friday night has been canceled, according to Lady Colonel coach Jace Bryant.

  • 19-year-old Prospect resident identified in overnight crash

    A 19-year old Prospect resident has been identified as the lone victim in an overnight crash on Veterans Memorial Parkway.

    According to Oldham County Police, Cody McHenry, a graduate of South Oldham High School, veered off the road at 1:22 a.m. Thursday and struck a rock embankment, causing his vehicle to overturn and eject McHenry.

    OCPD said McHenry was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

    McHenry was driving a 2005 Ford SVU, police said, and was traveling northbound at the time of the accident.