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North Oldham

  • WRESTLING: Jones sniffs title, Mustangs place second overall in small school division

    LEXINGTON -  Landin Jones had already proven people wrong. 

    The heavyweight wrestler from North Oldham pinned his first two state tournament opponents in under a minute, pinned a contender in 1:18 in the semifinals and reached the championship match.

    And all it took was 46 seconds in the final match for it be over for Jones.

  • WRESTLING: McIntosh, Colonels put on milestone performance at state tournament

    LEXINGTON - It’s been eight years since Oldham County High School had a wrestler win state. That was in 2007, when Alex McIntosh was in the heart of elementary school.

    Fast forward to Wednesday when McIntosh, a junior, climbed atop the highest point on the podium as the 170-pound champion in the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at Alltech Arena.

    McIntosh defeated Boyle County’s Brandon Devins in a 7-1 decision in the championship round to give the Colonels’ its first state title winner in 12 years.

  • North Oldham ends season in regional opener

    NEW CASTLE - North Oldham coach Rob Burton couldn’t have asked for a better start from his team to open the Region 8 Tournament versus Owen County. But rather than delivering a victory speech in the locker room after the game, he thanked the Mustangs for what he calls a successful first season complete as coach.

    North Oldham couldn’t hang on for 32 minutes with the hot-handed Owen County as the Rebels move on to the semifinals with a 67-61 win, ending the Mustangs’ season at 16-16.

  • Oldham County’s Region 8 run cut short by Collins, 53-42

    NEW CASTLE - Oldham County’s path through the Region 8 Tournament leading up to the championship game Tuesday night was easy. The Colonels defeated two opponents by a 29 point average and put up over 70 points in each game. Unfortunately for the Colonels, there was a team waiting to change that trend.

    Oldham County never could find it’s rhythm against Collins Tuesday night in a 53-42 loss in the Region 8 Final held at Henry County.

    The Titans won the rematch with Oldham County after a big 68-43 loss in Buckner on Jan. 20.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Colonels' see cold shooting night in Region 8 final loss to Collins

     NEW CASTLE - Oldham County’s path through the Region 8 Tournament leading up to the championship game Tuesday night was easy. The Colonels defeated two opponents by a 29 point average and put up over 70 points in each game. Unfortunately for the Colonels, there was a team waiting to change that trend.

    Oldham County never could find it’s rhythm against Collins Tuesday night in a 53-42 loss in the Region 8 Final held at Henry County.

  • LIVE BLOG: KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament

    **This story will be updated throughout the tournament. Follow @Era_Pratt on Twitter for updates.**

    LIVE bracket updates:  khsaa.org/2015-state-wrestling-complete-bracket-pairings-results/

    LEXINGTON - 5:45 p.m. - The consolation bracket is complete with positive results from area wresters.

    Oldham County

    126 - Jacob Henley, 7th (defeated Scott Ruttman of Calloway Co. 7-1)

    132 - Nick Wise, 4th (lost to Mason Smith by a 7-0 decision)

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Colonels head to Region 8 final with 70-48 win over Grant County

     NEW CASTLE – Hayden Hawes led the charge with 23 points and Connor Hicks provided the spark that sets Oldham County up one win away from the Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

    The Colonels (27-4) took care of Grant County 70-48 Monday night in the Region 8 semifinals at Henry County High School to advance to the regional final against Collins.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: North Oldham falls short 67-61 to Owen County in Region 8 Tournament

    NEW CASTLE - North Oldham coach Rob Burton couldn’t have asked for a better start from his team to open the Region 8 Tournament versus Owen County. But rather than delivering a victory speech in the locker room after the game, he thanked the Mustangs for what he calls a successful first season complete as coach.

    North Oldham couldn’t hang on for 32 minutes with the hot-handed Owen County as the Rebels move on to the semifinals with a 67-61 win, ending the Mustangs’ season at 16-16.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Oldham County, North on opposite sides of the regional bracket

    Oldham County finds itself in a familiar situation heading into its Region 8 Tournament opener against Gallatin County Saturday at noon. Last season, the Colonels took home the District 29 championship entering the regional tournament with momentum, only to fall short in the semifinals to Simon Kenton. If the Colonels (25-4, 13-1 Region 8) want to write a different script for their future this season, they have to focus solely on the present and Gallatin County (9-18, 6-15).

  • State records no match for North swimmer

    North Oldham’s Grace Oglesby dominantly swam her way into the record books once again at the KHSAA State Meet over the weekend. Oglesby set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly and the 50 yard free to help lead the Mustangs’ girls squad to a 4th place finish with 151.5 points.

    Oglesby, who claimed her second straight Region 5 championship a few weeks ago, clocked in at 22.92 in the 50 yard free and set a new state record in the 100 yard butterfly at 51.75.