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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.”

  • North Oldham sets school records at Eastern Relays

    The University of Louisville hosted 91 schools in its annual Eastern Relays at the Oswley B. Frazier Cardinal Park Friday and Saturday. Teams across Kentucky and surrounding states gathered to compete in 22 events. North Oldham continued it's strong performances in both the boys and girls events, with North Oldham setting two new school records. Maggie Mollack set a record in the discus throw with 126.8 and Erin Edmunson set a school record in the mile with a time of 5:10.04.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Mustangs make statement with 4-2 win over Oldham County

    GOSHEN -- The North Oldham softball team’s mission to be heard for 2015 is working at the right time, and timing was everything in that next step Wednesday night against Oldham County.

    The result was a long time coming for the Lady Mustangs.

    Trailing 2-0, North scored four unanswered runs to defeat the Lady Colonels 4-2 Wednesday night in Goshen for the first time in five years.

    The Lady Mustangs have won six straight, shutting out three opponents and allowing just three runs during that stretch.

  • BASEBALL: Lashley homer propels Colonels to 7-4 win at North Oldham

    GOSHEN -- Oldham County catcher Jaxon Lashley watched five opposing players cross home plate in the first inning of the Colonels’ loss to North Oldham on Tuesday. He and the rest of the Colonels saw the momentum shift it provided for North, which held on for the win.

    Oldham County returned the favor 24 hours later.

    Lashley blasted a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning to set the tone for the Colonels on their way to a 7-4 win over North Oldham Wednesday night in Goshen.

  • Lady Dragons place second at Braveheart Tournament

    The South Oldham girls lacrosse team finished second at the Braveheart Tournamen at Sacred Heart Academy over the weekend. The Lady Dragons were the Red-Division champions and finished the tournament runnerup to Noblesville in a close championship game, 5-4. South fought their way back after losing to Noblesville in the first game of the tournament, 9-3. The Lady Dragons defeated Atherton 6-3 and Lexington Fillies Girls Lacrosse Club 12-0. 

  • Hawes heads to IUS