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Today's News

  • McConnell, Grimes spar over policy

    After he’s spent 30 years in Washington, U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes no longer believes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is the best candidate for Kentucky’s farmers.

    “Never has a senator been paid so much for doing so little for the people in Kentucky,” Grimes said at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” forum, held at its headquarters in Louisville on Wednesday.

  • Contract not renewed for North Oldham Fire Chief

     

    The North Oldham Fire District will experience a change in leadership come February.

    Current NOFD Chief David Stoltz will not receive another term at the helm of the department when his current one ends in February, the North Oldham Fire District Board of Trustees announced at their last meeting two weeks ago.

    Stoltz has been associated with the fire department for upwards of 30 years, where he has been chief for three years and acting chief before that.

  • Volleyball: North handles Lady Eagles

    GOSHEN – North Oldham got a breather Monday after four straight five-set matches to start the year.

    The Lady Mustangs overpowered visiting North Bullitt to win their third match of the season, 3-0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-7).

    The win included a 14-0 North Oldham run in the first set after it trailed 10-9 at one point.

    Monday’s win was the first home victory in first-year coach Brett Versen’s tenure. The Lady Mustangs are 3-2 and have won their last three matches.

  • Boys golf: North repeats as Bulldog Classic champ

    North Oldham posted a team score of 300 (+12) Saturday to win the 2014 Bulldog Classic at Lindsey Golf Course at Fort Knox.

    The Mustangs defended their title by beating runner-up St. Henry by 22 strokes.

    North's Mason Lenhart earned second medalist, shooting a 71 (-1).

    Following him was Tyler Reller, who shot a 73 (+1).

    Next for the Mustangs were Michael Vissing (77, +5), Josh Maier (79, +7) and Crosby Cameron (85, +13).
     

  • Football: Turnovers cost OC in loss to Iroquois

    BUCKNER – Oldham County had to wait an extra two hours to start the Mike Shatzer era Friday.

    After a tough loss, the Colonels will have to wait at least another week for their first Shatzer-era win.

    Iroquois took a 22-19 lead with less than three minutes left on a long Larry Jackson touchdown run, then sealed the game with a Germone Kohn interception return touchdown to beat OC 29-19 at Bell Field.

    The loss was the first at OC for Shatzer, hired during the offseason to replace Matt Brown.

  • Football: Severe weather causes cancellations of two county games

    BUCKNER – Going into Friday night, the biggest threat to area high school football games looked like it would be rising heat indexes.

    But a thunderstorm blew through the region at about 6:30 p.m., causing games with 7:30 starts to be delayed.

    Lingering lightning then led to cancellations of several games, including two involving county teams.

  • Volleyball: Dunbar sweeps Dragons

    CRESTWOOD – Paul Laurence Dunbar showed Thursday night why it was ranked No. 7 in the state preseason coaches’ poll.

    The Lady Bulldogs won a tight first game, 25-20, before claiming 25-13 and 25-18 game victories in a sweep of South Oldham.

    The Lady Dragons (1-1) suffered their first loss after sweeping Fern Creek Monday night.

  • Boys golf: North wins tri-match

    PROSPECT – North Oldham shot a nine-hole 158 (+14) to take a tri-match against Oldham County and South Oldham Thursday at Nevel Meade Golf Course.

    North’s Mason Lenhart shot the day’s best round, firing a 37 (+1). Next were Tyler Reller (39 +3) and Michael Vissing and Crosby Cameron (41, +5).

    OC (178, +34) edged out South (179, +35) for second place.

    Grant Larimore led the Colonels with a 42 (+6). Following Larimore were Michael Brown (43, +7), Grayson Willard (44, +8) and Matthew Crobmie (49, +13).

  • Field hockey preview: Sport is KHSAA-sponsored for first time

    North Oldham and South Oldham have been playing field hockey for awhile but this year both schools will compete for a KHSAA title for the first time.

    The state’s high school sports governing body announced earlier this year that field hockey will be an officially sponsored fall sport, starting this season.

    That move will hopefully create growth in the number of teams competing across the state, North coach Michelle Dixon said.

  • Bluegrass Cup: Kapp, Massey lead OC comeback

    BUCKNER – Oldham County was in danger of doing something in its season opener Wednesday that it didn’t do until the state semifinals one year ago – losing a game.

    But trailing Mercy 2-0 in the second half on their home field, the Lady Colonels took over.

    Sabrym Kapp scored two goals and Bethany Massey tallied a goal and two assists as OC beat the Jaguars 3-2 in a season-opening win.