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North Oldham

  • Mustangs make it four in a row at cross country meet

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham seniors Nolan Ruhs, Tyler Thompson, Luke Tarvestad and Matt Powers ended their careers Saturday with a special distinction.

       The quartet went through their entire Mustang cross country careers without ever losing a cross country championship.

       North won its fourth straight Class 2A boys title Saturday during a windy day at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Mustangs’ combined team score of 53 put them ahead of second-place Covington Catholic (69).

  • North heads to Western for second round

    North Oldham will be hoping the second round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday go about as well as the first did.

       The Mustangs will go to Louisville to meet Western at 7:30 p.m. Friday, one week after they dismantled Doss 49-12 back home in Goshen.

       The Warriors (6-5) scrimmaged North (8-3) before the season, and senior quarterback/linebacker Keenan Dowd said the Mustangs are expecting a solid Western squad.

  • Ferriell, Junion, Vicich named All-State first team

    Three local boys soccer players received first team all-state honors Tuesday.

    Davis Ferriell of South Oldham and Seth Junion and Jad Vicich of North Oldham were named to the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association’s All-State West first team.

    Ferriell, a senior center-back, received the award for the second straight season. He helped the Dragons to a District 29 tournament title this season and a runner-up finish in the Region 8 tournament.

  • Mustangs blast Doss in opening round

    GOSHEN – North Oldham turned what was supposed to be one of the area's better opening round football playoff games into a rout Friday night.

    Arien Beasley rushed for 233 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries as the Mustangs routed Doss 49-12 Friday at Mustang Stadium in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. North (8-3) led by as much as much as 49-6, forcing a running clock against a Dragon team that beat the Mustangs in the first round of the playoffs last season.

  • Mustangs finally fall in state quarters

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham's penalty kick magic finally ran out Saturday night.

    A Mustang team that had twice kept its season alive on PK shootouts the past two weeks lost one 2-1 Saturday in the state quarterfinals. North fell 1-0 to Bowling Green at Bell Stadium at Henry Clay High School.

    The loss ends the winningest season in school history for the Mustangs (20-5-1). The state quarterfinal loss also marks North's deepest postseason run.

  • Fourth time's the charm

    INDEPENDENCE – The schedule will show 2013's Oldham County volleyball team lost three of its four matches against rival for North Oldham. All the Lady Colonels will care about is that the one win came in the team's most important meeting of the year.

    OC finally took down the Lady Mustangs Thursday night in the Region 8 volleyball championship, 3-1, at Joe Stark Memorial Gymnasium at Simon Kenton High School.

  • North wins semi-state PK shootout

    GOSHEN – Penalty kick karma remains squarely in the North Oldham boys soccer team's corner.

    The Mustangs scored their only regulation goal on a penalty kick, then won a PK shootout to clinch a 2-1 win over Central Hardin Monday in the semi-state round of the KHSAA boys soccer tournament.

    North's victory came in its first-ever state tournament game. The Mustangs (20-4-1) clinched a spot in the state quarterfinals, where they'll meet Bowling Green at 5 p.m. Saturday at Henry Clay High School in Lexington.

  • North Oldham hosts C. Hardin tonight in state tourney

    GOSHEN – Another new chapter can be written in a historic North Oldham boys soccer season tonight.

    The Region 8 champion Mustangs (19-4-1) will host Region 5 champion Central Hardin (21-1-2) tonight in the first round of the KHSAA state soccer tournament.

    The game will be the first state game in history North's history and comes four days after the Mustangs beat South Oldham 1-0 to win the school's first District 29 title. Beating the Bruins would add to a season that's already seen the North set records for wins in a season.

  • Region 8 volleyball bracket drawn

    Both North Oldham and Oldham County volleyball found out their roads Saturday to a potential fourth meeting in this week's Region 8 championship.

    The District 29 champion Lady Mustangs (24-9) will meet Collins (18-9) at 6:45 Monday night at Simon Kenton High School in Independence in the first round of the Region 8 tournament. District 29 runner-up OC (28-8) will open its region tournament against Shelby County (10-10) at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Simon Kenton.

  • North football sees district chances slip away in loss at Collins

    SHELBYVILLE – If it could've gone wrong for North Oldham football Friday night, it did.

    That's how Mustang coach Billy Martin diagnosed North's 35-6 loss at Titan Stadium, a defeat that cost the Mustangs a chance to win Class 4A, District 3 outright.

    North (6-3, 3-1 district) instead finishes second in the district behind Collins (7-2, 4-0) and must go on the road if it makes the second round of the playoffs.