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North Oldham

  • BOYS: South falls short as Mustangs roll into district finals

     

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    With an extra week of preparation, revenge on the mind and a loser-goes-home atmosphere, South Oldham thought they finally had the recipe for defeating No. 1 district seed North Oldham Tuesday night.

     

    But the Mustangs instead survived the upset attempt, 68-61, defeating South on its home court for the third time this season.

     

  • Weather delays state wrestling meet for three weeks

    A week’s worth of winter weather has postponed the state wrestling competition, which was scheduled to take place in Lexington this past weekend.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced it would postpone the competition late last week citing high snow totals in different parts of the state and the “safety and welfare” of everyone involved.

    The state meet will now take place March 9-11, still scheduled at the Alltech Arena in Lexington.

  • Swim: Olgesby breaks another record, North takes second in combined meet

    Led by its standout girls squad, the North Oldham swim team finished a solid second in the team combined scores at the KHSAA Region 5 swim meet last week.

    The Mustangs, were runner-up to DuPont Manual High School by three points, with the title coming down to the final event, North Oldham coach Randy Scherer said.

    “We did much better than we thought,” he said. “We lost by about three points out of 400. We had a pretty good showing that will move onto state.”

  • Colonels win wrestling regional

     

    For the fifth time in a row, Oldham County’s wrestling team has risen to the occasion when it comes to winning a regional championship.

    Buoyed by six regional champions and one runner-up, the Colonels head into the state meet this weekend with a lot of momentum.

    “It’s something that’s special,” Oldham County coach Aaron Riordan said of the win.

  • Swim teams heading to postseason meets

    The county’s best swimmers are hoping months of meets will translate to championships as regionals get underway.

    All three county schools will compete on Thursday and Friday at Ralph R. Wright Natatorium at the University of Louisville, squaring off against each other and perennial swimming champions like St. Xavier and Sacred Heart.

    “We’re in the strongest region in the state,” Oldham County swim coach Michael Williams said. “All of (the schools) are powerhouse swim schools.”

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels offense struggles, Mustangs stay unbeaten

    BUCKNER - Oldham County is doing everything right defensively. Pitchers are throwing strikes and defense is making routine plays. Now the Colonels need to offense to click to “piece it all together.”

    OC continued its offensive woes Monday evening in a 1-0 home loss to Male where Colonels only got three hits in its second shutout loss of the year.

  • South Oldham's simple man

    South Oldham baseball has a new look this year, but it’s a trend that takes one back in time. Stirrups and shorter baseball pants are now replacing the modern trend of long pants worn to a players’ ankles. If you take a picture of the team on the field and made it black and white it would look like a picture from your grandfather’s playing days. 

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: North Oldham dominates home opener; area scores & previews

     GOSHEN - In what was unfolding into a pure defensive game, all North Oldham needed was a spark to get going on offense.

    That spark turned into a wildfire.

    The Mustangs scored seven runs off of eight hits in the fifth inning to claim a 7-0 win over Fairdale Wednesday night in their home opener in Goshen.

  • TRACK & FIELD: OC working on depth to fill void left by successful 2014 team

     Oldham County already has the rust off its offseason belt with the Harry Gerschel Invitational at Christian Academy of Louisville being its third track and field meet in an eight day span.

    But that doesn’t mean all units are clicking.

  • LACROSSE NOTEBOOK:Area teams making strides in early season

     South Oldham lacrosse has eight seniors it is relying on this season to continue its growth of the program.