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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.”

  • Capital City Showcase: Anderson County dominates Oldham County 13-0

    FRANKFORT - Bailey Curry started the route with a three-run home run in the first and No. 22 Oldham County could never recover in a 13-0 loss to No. 10 Anderson County Saturday morning in the Capital City Showcase at Lakeview Park in Frankfort.

    Kirsten Smith started for Oldham County and allowed three runs in each of the first two innings and two in the fourth before being replaced by Abigail Stewart in the fourth against the state's No. 6 team according to the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Poll.

  • ROUNDING THE BASES: Colonels rally in the sixth for 5-3 win at South Oldham

     John Lowrey was pitching a solid game and South Oldham looked to be in control against district and county rival Oldham County.

    Then came the sixth inning.

    Trailing 3-1, the Colonels rallied with four runs in the sixth inning and held on late for the 5-3 win Friday night in Crestwood. Oldham County (10-6, 2-0 District 29) takes the two-game series against the Dragons, who host a doubleheader against Scott County and Lexington Catholic Saturday in Crestwood.

  • SOFTBALL: Perfect Parker leads Lady Mustangs in 15-0 route of South Oldham

     GOSHEN - The North Oldham softball team continued its offensive explosiveness in District 29 play with a 15-0 shutout win over South Oldham Thursday night in Goshen.

    Erin Parker led the Lady Mustangs (9-8, 3-1 District 29) with a perfect outing at the plate, going 4-for-4 with four runs and three RBIs. 

  • BOYS LACROSSE: Dragons use late surge to top Colonels 18-11

    CRESTWOOD - It was made aware to Colin Danielson on a recent college visit that his position on the South Oldham lacrosse team could no longer be as the co-pilot. He would need to take command when called upon rather than be a bystander watching his team struggle.

    He must have taken it to heart.

  • Hayes heads to Birmingham Southern