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North Oldham

  • Lady Mustangs use strong second half to beat Carroll

    GOSHEN – North Oldham girls basketball began a five-games-in-five-nights gauntlet Tuesday on a strong note.

    The Lady Mustangs outscored Carroll County 31-15 in the second half Tuesday and notched a 59-47 win over the visiting Lady Panthers.

    The Carroll game was the first for North (7-11) in a stretch of five straight days of games. The Lady Mustangs will play at Spencer County Wednesday, at Shelby County Thursday and at Seneca Friday before rounding out the week at home against Southern Saturday.

  • Colonels win Mustang Classic

    Oldham County’s Zac Brooks (above, right) and other wrestlers from OC, North Oldham and South Oldham competed in the Mustang Classic Saturday at North.

    The Colonels won the event with a team score of 210, followed by Woodford County (189) and Trinity (169.5). North (72) came in eighth and South (67) was 10th in the 20-team event.

    OC had three winners: Sam Gnadinger, 152-pound class, Max Emerson, 170-pound class and Alex McIntosh, 195-pound class. Will Jennings came in second in the 160-pound class.

  • District 29 seeds set, South gets No. 1

    South Oldham was upset by North Oldham Monday night, but the Dragons are still in prime position for the upcoming District 29 boys basketball tournament.

    South (15-3, 2-1 District 29) will be the No. 1 seed in the tournament, which will be played two weeks from now at North.

    OC (18-5, 2-1) will be the second seed, North (11-12, 2-1) will be No. 3 and Trimble County (9-11, 0-3) will be the fourth seed. The winners of the South vs. Trimble and North vs. OC games will advance to the Region 8 tournament.

  • Mustangs make a statement

    GOSHEN – North Oldham saved its best performance of the year for one of its biggest rivals.

    The Mustangs out-scored South Oldham 64-41 over the final three quarters Monday and picked up a 76-63 win over their district neighbor.

    North (11-12, 2-1 District 29) handed South (15-3, 2-1) just its third loss of the year, and first in district play. The Mustangs, Dragons and Oldham County are now all tied for first in the district with 2-1 records.

  • South at North boys postponed to Monday

    We’ll have to wait a little longer to see North Oldham and South Oldham square off in boys basketball.

    Due to inclement weather, the Dragons-Mustangs matchup scheduled for tonight will be played at 7:30 p.m. Monday at North.

    That game bumps South’s matchup with Iroquois, originally scheduled for Monday, off the schedule. The Iroquois game likely won’t be made up, South AD Mitchell Irvin said.

    South’s district girls game at Trimble County has been postponed to Wednesday, Feb. 12.

  • All Feb. 4 basketball games canceled

    A winter storm projected to hit Oldham County Tuesday afternoon has forced a cancelation of the night’s slate of basketball games.

    One of those games is the annual regular season boys game between North Oldham and South Oldham, scheduled to be played at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at North. That game has been postponed to the same time Wednesday.

    Oldham County’s boys game at Eastern has also been canceled, with no makeup date yet announced.

  • Sweet 16 pairings drawn, 8th girls get 3rd, 8th boys get 2nd

    The road to a 2014 state title won’t be easy for any team coming out of Region 8.

    Brackets for the girls and boys Sweet 16 tournaments were drawn Monday afternoon during a special KHSAA selection show.

    The Region 8 girls champion will face the Region 3 champ in the first round of the Girls Sweet 16 at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. Meanwhile the Region 8 boys champ will face the Region 2 champ at noon Wednesday, March 19 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • Basketball notebook: Henry a one-man show for North Thursday

    BUCKNER – Jon Jon Henry was a load for North Oldham Thursday night. The junior scored 19 points and shot more free throws (21) than Oldham County’s entire team (16).

    But when the fourth quarter came around, the Colonels found a way to slow Henry down in their 62-48 district win.

    OC (14-5, 2-1 District 29) drove Henry to the sidelines in backcourt when he took the ball up, forcing the ball out of his hands. He scored just one point in the fourth quarter.

  • OC sets tone early, pulls away late to beat North

    BUCKNER – Oldham County players said they were tired of hearing talk from North Oldham students going into the schools’ annual regular season battle Thursday.

    Once the ball was tipped, OC’s play spoke for itself.

    The Colonels took a big first quarter lead, held on through the middle of the game then pulled away at the end to beat North 62-48 Thursday night.

  • Lady Colonels beat North, clinch No. 1 district seed

    BUCKNER – Oldham County’s first two district tilts were drama-filled wins against Trimble County and South Oldham, putting OC on the cusp of a regular season district title.

    The Lady Colonels avoided drama in clinching said title Wednesday night.

    OC forced a running clock against cross-town foe North Oldham, beating the visiting Lady Mustangs 73-38. The win clinches a perfect regular season district record for OC (7-7, 3-0 District 29).