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North Oldham

  • Local teams kick off play in baseball, softball district tournaments.

    Baseball
    Taking to South Oldham, the host team got thing started off in quick fashion Monday night, blitzing fourth seed Trimble County 10-0. After picking up two runs in the bottom of the third,  Dragons would turn up the heat an inning later, exploding for seven runs to put the game away. Drew Greenwood would lead the charge for South, going 2-for-2 in the win with two runs, a walk and two RBIs.
    On the mound, Braden Johnson would go the distance, tossing just 61 pitches, 43 of those strikes, with only two hits surrendered.

  • Track and field 2A state meet wraps up with strong showings from both North and South Oldham

    Friday would prove to be a good day for Oldham County in the 2A state track and field meet as two local standouts captured state titles and both North and South Oldham performed well under the summer sun. On one side, the North Oldham guys finished second overall in the meet with a score of 48 points, while the girls took the No. 5 spot at 39.70 and Brianna Brown captured the girls' long jump title. On the other side, South Oldham picked up some hardware with a Leonard Faul title in the 800 meter run as the guys would finish in the No. 15 spot, while the girls would grab ninth.

  • Live updates for 2A state track meet

     With the 2A state track and field meet set to start in under an hour, check in throughout with live results as they happen with the link below: 

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  • After day one, only one local remains at state tennis tournament

    While the track and field teams take to Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park today at the 2A state track meet, the tennis state tournament will be easing into day two at the University of Kentucky with only one local player, Jordan Pitts, left in the mix.

  • Local teams will look for strong showings in 2A state track meet today

    When the 2A state track meet kicks off today at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park, the University of Louisville will have plenty of local flavor as both North and South Oldham will be looking to make a dent on the field.

  • Runners gather for Dream Mile event

    The elite Dream Mile event brought together the state’s top runners May 4 at St. Xavier in Louisville.
    The Dream Mile features just two races, the mile for both men and women. Students must meet qualifying standards to participate.
    Standards are 4:25 in the 1600-meter run or 4:27 in the mile for men; 5:20 in the 1600-meter run or 5:22 in the mile for women.
    The race is designed to produce fast times, with a competitive field, quality track and even a pacer for the first two laps.

  • North Oldham boys's lacrosse earns a shot at state title with win

    Two months ago, North Oldham lacrosse coach Ryan Smith knew his team had enough talent to bring home a state championship. Now, 14 wins later, they’ll get the chance to prove him right, taking to Trinity High School Friday night for a 6 p.m. title tilt with Tates Creek. After a 15-2 loss to the Commodores on March 24, the Mustangs will have a shot at some redemption to look forward as well.

  • Local rider bucs into nationals

    The Kentucky Derby might be known as the fastest two minutes in sports.

    But another horse event might be a close second and just as challenging.

    Forever Green Riding Academy in Prospect, home to a youth equestrian team, sent one of its riders to compete Friday in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s hunt seat national finals in Syracuse, N.Y.

  • North standout hurdling towards Olympics

    Four of her fingers on each hand lock together, thumbs out, as she slowly settles into the starting position of the 100-meter hurdles.

    After the starting gun goes off, North Oldham High School junior Brianne Brown bolts out of the blocks, barreling towards the first hurdle.

    She glides over each hurdle with grace and power.

    Brown’s running prowess, determination and ability have endeared her to three-time U.S. Olympic gold-medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee and have her poised for a shot at the Olympics in four years.

  • Shirkey's third tops among Oldham wrestlers at state

    LEXINGTON — The semi-finals at the KHSAA state wrestling tournament wiped out any chance North Oldham, Oldham County or South Oldham had of a state championship.

    But despite a semi-final loss, OCHS freshman John Shirkey said he quickly regained his focus. After all, his day and his season were not done yet.

    Following his only loss of the state tournament, Shirkey pulled together two wins to take third place at 113 pounds.