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Today's News

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.

  • Football: Beasley named Class 4-A Player of Year

    North Oldham senior wingback Arien Beasley was named Class 4-A Player of the Year on Saturday at the football state championships in Bowling Green.

    Beasley ran for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season for the Mustangs on just 157 rushing attempts. He averaged 127 rushing yards per game.

    Beasley also caught a team-high 31 passes for 441 yards and 4 touchdowns.

    He finished his career with 72 total touchdowns, a school record.

    Beasley and North went 10-3 this season, advancing to the state semifinals for the first time.
     

  • Football: Clark, Jones win MVP awards

    North Oldham’s Matt Clark and Ryan Jones each won MVP awards at the Greater Louisville East-West All-Star Game on Sunday in Louisville.

    Clark, a senior wide receiver, was named the East team’s Offensive MVP after catching four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. He also had one carry for eight yards.

    Jones, a senior linebacker, was named Defensive MVP after making five tackles and blocking a punt.

  • Salinas named Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of Year

    Tee Salinas, Prospect, has been named the Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of the Year.

    The award was presented in Louisville on Saturday at the victory dance that is held as part of the Special Olympics Kentucky State Bowling Tournament.

    The award recognizes an athlete who exemplifies the Spirit of Special Olympics by demonstrating skill, positive sportsmanship and courage.

    Salinas, 19, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 11 years.

  • Swimming: OC competes at Holiday Classic Sprints

    Oldham County’s girls and boys finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the Holiday Classic Sprints on Saturday in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Colonels (165) tied for fourth with Western Hills behind Woodford County (316), Meade County (310) and Collins (271) in the 14-team girls event.

    OC’s boys (153) finished fifth out of 11 teams. The Colonels placed behind Collins (361), Franklin County (202), Meade County (193) and Woodford County (166).

    OC top three finishers included:

  • Swimming: North finishes second at Sacred Heart Invitational

    North Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams combined to finish second at the Sacred Heart Invitational Saturday in Louisville.

    The teams posted a total score of 365, second only to Sycamore (Ohio) (438).

    North’s boys (231) finished second to Sycamore (271). South Oldham (135) came in fourth in the 11-team boys competition.

    North (134) was fourth in the girls meet behind Sacred Heart (240), Christian Academy-Louisville (212) and Sycamore (167). South (32) was 10th out of the 15 girls teams that competed.

  • Boys Basketball: Colonels take care of Butler in home opener

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s fans got their first chance Friday to see the Region 8 favorite Colonels on their home court.

    OC showed those fans the balanced attack that caused coaches to vote the Colonels’ No. 1 in the region preseason poll.

    Senior guard Hayden Hawes scored 18 points and Jacob Bates and Brandon Johnson came off the bench to score 14 and 12, respectively, as OC cruised to a 75-58 win against Butler.

    The Colonels (2-0) used a 14-0 run to take a 20-9 lead early in the second quarter and never looked back.

  • Boys Basketball: Dragons fall just short in tense opener

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham and its almost entirely new roster had a chance to make an early splash Thursday night against Region 8 contender Shelby County.

    But Matt Cantinna’s potential game-tying 3-pointer came off the rim at the buzzer and the Rockets held on for a 70-67 road win.

    The two-time defending region champion Dragons (0-1) lost every player that had meaningful varsity time last season except for junior guards Isaac Fields and Grant Williams.

  • Volleyball: Cloutier signs with St. Catharine
  • Football: North well-represented on all-district teams

    North Oldham had more than a dozen players selected to the all-Class 4-A, District 3 first and second teams following a 10-3 year.

    The Mustangs won the district title for the first time and advanced to the state semifinals, where they fell to Owensboro.

    The following players were selected:

    First team – Taylor Heckenberg (QB), Arien Beasley (RB and returner), Mike Marquez (TE), Ryan Jones (OT), Nicky Ingemi (OG), Collin Portman (DE), Cole Emery (OLB), Kevin Graham (LB), Matt Clark (DB)