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.”

  • Region 8 baseball tournament: Dragons offense goes off in 17-2 win over Grant County in regional semifinals

     SHELBYVILLE — If hitting is contagious then the South Oldham was happy to share Wednesday as they rolled to a 17-2 win over Grant County in the Region 8 tournament semifinals.

    After scoring three runs in the top of the first inning, the Dragons (17-17) exploded for seven runs in the second and five more in the third to put the Braves (18-15) away.

  • Phelps leaving North Oldham baseball to coach at Kentucky Country Day

     Just days after being voted as the Region 8 Coach of the Year, Erik Phelps has resigned from his position as baseball coach at North Oldham High School and will take a full-time teaching position at Kentucky Country Day, where he will also serve as varsity baseball coach.

    Phelps told the Mustangs in a team meeting on Tuesday that he would not return to coach in 2016 after four seasons with the program.

  • OCMS heads to state track and field meet at Louisville

    Oldham County Middle School had four athletes break school records at its home invitational on May 16. Ben Bunting set the record in the boys discus throw with a distance of 129-3. Madeline Campbell broke the record in the turbo javelin with a throw of 56-10. The boys 4x800 relay team of Isaiah Cook, Tommy Finn, Jaymenson Beckner and Jacob Brizendine set a record in the relay of 9:56.53.

  • Region 8 baseball tournament: Dragons overcome 6-0 deficit in tournament opener

    SHELBYVILLE — Nathan Patterson looked at the scoreboard from the dugout after two innings and thought he was playing in his last game at South Oldham.

  • Region 8 baseball tournament: Colonels season ends in shut out loss to Simon Kenton

    SHELBYVILLE — Oldham County’s offense couldn’t quite match its defensive play when it needed to the most. Despite a big day from junior ace Griffin McLarty, the Colonels bats were absent and Simon Kenton did just enough to move on to the regional tournament with a 4-0 win over Oldham County Monday in the first round of the Region 8 tournament at Shelby County.