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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.”

  • Junion signs with Xavier

    North Oldham senior Seth Junion signs to play soccer at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Junion was the Mustangs’ goalkeeper. Pictured front row are mother Cheryl Junion, Seth, and father Steve Junion. Back row is brother, Drew, and sister, Madison.

  • GIRLS: Trimble ends Lady Mustangs' season

     

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    Having suffered an embarrassing defeat earlier this month, the North Oldham Lady Mustangs were determined to prove this year's district tournament wasn't a cake walk for top-seeded Trimble County.

     

    Consider the point taken as the Lady Mustangs nearly halved the margin of victory for Trimble County, but still fell 49-32 in the first round of district play.

  • Lady Mustangs struggle against region foe

    The score suggested otherwise, but Thursday’s game between Shelby County and the Lady Mustangs left much to be desired by both coaching staffs.

    The Lady Rockets (23-50, one of the top teams in the 8th Region, easily dispatched North Oldham (14-12) on its home court, 58-31, to assert itself as one of the few teams that could win the region in a few weeks. But while the final score wasn’t close, North Oldham coach Dan Pfaff said they are positives for his team to take out of the loss.

  • Wrestling squads tune up for region

    The county’s three wrestling programs are hoping some final tune-ups will help propel them to better performances at the regional meet.

    Both North Oldham and Oldham County’s wrestling teams finished fourth in their class at State Duals two weeks ago in Union County. The non-sanctioned KHSAA event takes place two weeks before the state’s event in Lexington.

  • Boys: Runnin' Rebels outrace North

    Like a horse that struggles to break from the starting gate, the North Oldham boys’ basketball team watched another game slip through their hands after a slow start Tuesday.

    The Mustangs (15-13) fell on their home court to region foe Owen County (23-4), 58-55 after North Oldham’s last minute 3-point attempt fell well short of the basket.

    The fact North was even in the game at the buzzer was a testament to their play, coach Rob Burton said.