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North Oldham

  • Girls soccer: Lady Mustangs dominate Holy Cross

    GOSHEN – North Oldham and Holy Cross (Louisville) played in a hazy, muggy soccer sauna Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Mustangs handled the conditions well, dominating the Cougars in a 7-0 home win in what would be the final game of the Mustang Classic.

    Inclement weather canceled the consolation and championship games that were to be played that night.

    North and Holy Cross played four 20-minute quarters with 10-minute water breaks in between each.

  • Volleyball: North handles Lady Eagles

    GOSHEN – North Oldham got a breather Monday after four straight five-set matches to start the year.

    The Lady Mustangs overpowered visiting North Bullitt to win their third match of the season, 3-0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-7).

    The win included a 14-0 North Oldham run in the first set after it trailed 10-9 at one point.

    Monday’s win was the first home victory in first-year coach Brett Versen’s tenure. The Lady Mustangs are 3-2 and have won their last three matches.

  • Boys golf: North repeats as Bulldog Classic champ

    North Oldham posted a team score of 300 (+12) Saturday to win the 2014 Bulldog Classic at Lindsey Golf Course at Fort Knox.

    The Mustangs defended their title by beating runner-up St. Henry by 22 strokes.

    North's Mason Lenhart earned second medalist, shooting a 71 (-1).

    Following him was Tyler Reller, who shot a 73 (+1).

    Next for the Mustangs were Michael Vissing (77, +5), Josh Maier (79, +7) and Crosby Cameron (85, +13).
     

  • Football: Severe weather causes cancellations of two county games

    BUCKNER – Going into Friday night, the biggest threat to area high school football games looked like it would be rising heat indexes.

    But a thunderstorm blew through the region at about 6:30 p.m., causing games with 7:30 starts to be delayed.

    Lingering lightning then led to cancellations of several games, including two involving county teams.

  • Boys golf: North wins tri-match

    PROSPECT – North Oldham shot a nine-hole 158 (+14) to take a tri-match against Oldham County and South Oldham Thursday at Nevel Meade Golf Course.

    North’s Mason Lenhart shot the day’s best round, firing a 37 (+1). Next were Tyler Reller (39 +3) and Michael Vissing and Crosby Cameron (41, +5).

    OC (178, +34) edged out South (179, +35) for second place.

    Grant Larimore led the Colonels with a 42 (+6). Following Larimore were Michael Brown (43, +7), Grayson Willard (44, +8) and Matthew Crobmie (49, +13).

  • Field hockey preview: Sport is KHSAA-sponsored for first time

    North Oldham and South Oldham have been playing field hockey for awhile but this year both schools will compete for a KHSAA title for the first time.

    The state’s high school sports governing body announced earlier this year that field hockey will be an officially sponsored fall sport, starting this season.

    That move will hopefully create growth in the number of teams competing across the state, North coach Michelle Dixon said.

  • North Oldham football preview: Mustangs set lofty goals for 2014

    GOSHEN – North Oldham players and coaches are keeping no secrets about their goals for this season.

    The Mustangs think they have a team that can overcome defending state champion Collins in their district and then make a deep playoff run.

    “We’re always shooting for that state championship and I feel like this year we know this is our last year to do it, so everyone’s stepping up their game a lot more,” senior wide receiver Matt Clark said. “There’s a lot more competing for spots in practice.

  • Girls golf preview: All three schools have full rosters

    North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham all have full varsity teams and high hopes for the 2014 season.

    The Lady Mustangs, Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons started play in recent days and will continue up through the region tournament in October.

    None of the three qualified for the state tournament last fall but North did send an individual competitor who returns this season in Katie Posto.
     

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  • Boys golf: Mustangs finish 7th in tourney

    PROSPECT – North Oldham finished just five shots back of first-place St. Xavier in the 51st Kentucky Invitational Tournament.

    As an illustration of how competitive the play was Saturday at Nevel Meade Golf Course, that wasn’t enough for the Mustangs to crack the top five.

    North shot 303 as a team, finishing seventh in one of the state’s premier regular season high school tournaments.

  • High school football season begins Friday

    North Oldham is gunning for a district crown and maybe more.

    Oldham County is starting its program fresh with a new coach.

    South Oldham is building off one of the best years in program history.

    Starting Friday, county football fans can see how these programs will fare in the 2014 season.
    North, OC and South will all be in action that night to begin their respective seasons.

    North will open against Evansville (Ind.) Central for the second straight year in the VisionWorks Bowl.