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North Oldham

  • Girls Basketball: North dominates second half, beats Indiana team

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s second-quarter performance Thursday led to what coach Dan Pfaff called “a fiery halftime speech.”

    The Lady Mustangs were out-scored 17-9 in the second period by Lanesville (Ind.) and went into halftime trailing 28-27 on their home floor.

    “We could play better than the way we were playing,” Pfaff said. “I thought our defense in the second quarter was not very good.

  • North wrestling finishes 2nd at Valley

    North Oldham’s wrestling team finished second to Meade County Saturday at Valley’s Main Event Invitational.

    The Mustangs had four champions: Drew Johnson (106), Dallas Ochsenbein (113), Collin Portman (182) and Landin Jones (285).

    John Reitnauer (160) and Collin Waples (170) each finished second in their respective classes.
     

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Mustangs start marathon week with win

    GOSHEN – North Oldham coach Dan Pfaff set up quite the schedule for his Lady Mustangs this week.

    North hosted Spencer County on Tuesday night. The Lady Mustangs will then host Lanesville (Ind.) at 6 Thursday night, travel to Fairdale at 7:30 p.m. Friday and host Owen County at 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

    “The guy that scheduled this stuff, I don’t know what he was thinking,” Pfaff quipped Tuesday.

    North got its marathon week off to a good start against Spencer, beating the Lady Bears 64-42.

  • Swimming: North wins combined meet

    North Oldham edged second-place Christian Academy-Louisville and third-place South Oldham in the combined standings of a four-team meet Friday night at the University of Louisville.

    North finished second in both the boys and girls events but was first overall with 333 points. Next came CAL (303), South (266) and Oldham County (112).

    South (167) won the boys meet. Next were North (160), CAL (113) and OC (59).

    CAL (190) took first in the girls competition, followed by North (173), South (99) and OC (53).

  • County hoops December in review

    The high school basketball season is a month old, which makes it a good time to review how things have gone so far for the six county schools.

    December saw the South Oldham debut of girls coach Jessica Conner and head coaching debut of North Oldham’s Rob Burton.

    The month saw Oldham County’s boys come up just short in their bid to win the Best in Hoops Tournament and North’s boys edge South in the championship of the Coach Bob Classic.

  • Football: North back Beasley earns Ky. all-state honors

    North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley was selected as one of the state’s best running backs last week after a standout 2014 season.

    Beasley was named a third-team all-state running back by the Courier-Journal.

    Beasley received the honor after rushing for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season on just 157 attempts.

    The senior also caught 31 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns.

    His 212 points this season were a school record.

    Beasley is being recruited right now across several levels of college football.

  • Coach Bob Classic Finals: North rallies past South for title

    CRESTWOOD – Rob Burton spent Sunday night preaching patience to his North Oldham team.

    The Mustangs trailed throughout most of their matchup with South Oldham in the championship game of the Dragons’ Coach Bob Classic. South had controlled the game by shooting the ball well and keeping North’s offense in check.

    But Burton reasoned that eventually the Dragons would miss a few shots and that his team would start hitting its own.

  • Coach Bob Classic Semifinals: Mustangs take care of Gallatin

    CRESTWOOD – North Oldham earned an advantage on the backboards Saturday and, in turn, earned a victory on the scoreboard.

    The Mustangs out-rebounded Gallatin County 43-20 and beat the Wildcats 67-56 in the semifinals of South Oldham’s Coach Bob Classic.

    North will meet South at 8 p.m. Sunday night in the championship game. The Dragons beat Bourbon County 85-76 in the other semifinal.

    The Mustangs (7-5) have now won seven of their last eight games after starting the season 0-4.

  • North swim finishes 3rd at Woodford

    North Oldham swam to a combined third-place finish this weekend at the 13th Annual Woodford County Invitational in Versailles.

    North (410 points) trailed only Madison Central (561.5) and Elizabethtown (513) in the combined standings.

    North’s girls (247) finished third to E’Town (300) and Madison Central (263).

    The Mustang boys (163) were fifth to Madison Central (298.5), E’Town (213), Scott County (213) and Collins (192).

    North top five finishers were as follows:

  • Boys Basketball: Henry breaks school scoring record in North win

    GOSHEN – Under normal circumstances, North Oldham coach Rob Burton would’ve had Jon Jon Henry out the game long before the fourth quarter.

    The Mustangs were well on their way to their first win, leading District 29 foe Trimble County 70-39 heading into the fourth.

    But Henry was in the midst of something special and Burton said he wanted to give him the chance to finish it.

    So the coach left his senior guard out on the floor to try to break David Levitch’s school single-game scoring record.