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North Oldham

  • GIRLS DISTRICT 29: Lady Dragons rematch with Trimble

    South Oldham’s road to a sixth straight District 29 championship will begin with a tough start.

    The Lady Dragons will meet Trimble County at 6 p.m. Wednesday at North Oldham in the first round of the district tournament.

    South (8-12, 2-1 District 29) beat Trimble (15-7, 1-2) on Feb. 12 in Bedford, getting out to a 12-0 lead and holding on for a tense 49-46 win. The Lady Dragons, who will be the No. 2 seed when the teams meet Wednesday in Goshen, came into the matchup last week as underdogs.

  • BOYS DISTRICT 29: North has home court against OC

    There’s no place like home for North Oldham’s boys basketball team.

    In Goshen the Mustangs are 2-0 against county teams the last two years, including a 76-63 win against South Oldham Feb. 10.

    On the road they haven’t beaten a county team since 2011, including a 62-48 road loss to Oldham County Jan. 30.

    Luckily for No. 3 seed North (11-14, 2-1 District 29) it’ll have home court advantage when it hosts No. 2 seed OC (19-6, 2-1) in a first round district tournament game 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

  • North’s Beasley impresses at Ohio combine

    North Oldham running back Arien Beasley ranked No. 12 out of 1,281 entrants Saturday at the Nike Football SPARQ Combine in Massillon, Ohio.

    The rising senior ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds, the sixth best time of anyone at the combine.

  • North cheer finishes Top 15 at UCA

    North Oldham High School cheerleaders finished 11th in the country at the UCA National High School Cheerleading finals in Orlando earlier this month.

    North competed in Super Large Varsity Division II. Only about a third of the teams made it to the finals and this is the first year North has competed in the national competition.

    Teams had to qualify for nationals through other competitions, in a process called “earning a bid” in cheerleading. 

  • OC wrestling takes first in Region 5

    Oldham County will go to state this weekend with a deep roster of competitors.

    The Colonels won the Region 5 wrestling championship Saturday at Western Hills High School in Frankfort, beating second place Woodford County 265-229. North Oldham (175) finished fourth and South Oldham (99.5) finished sixth.

    OC qualified 12 wrestlers for this weekend’s state tournament, which begins at 10 a.m. Friday at Alltech Arena in Lexington. North qualified six wrestlers and South qualified four.

  • Oglesby matches Mary T

    LOUISVILLE – Grace Oglesby, like most talented swimmers in the Louisville area, said she knows the name of Mary T. Meagher.

    The North Oldham sophomore will now get to see her name right alongside Meagher’s in the record books.

    Oglesby won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.66 seconds Saturday in the Region 2 championships at the Ralph Wright Natatorium. That mark tied a regional record set by Meagher in 1982.

    Meagher, who swam for Sacred Heart, went on to win three gold medals in the 1984 Summer Olympics and a bronze in 1988.

  • Feb. 14 county sports events canceled

    Winter weather projected to hit the region Friday afternoon has caused the cancelation of the day's sporting events.

    The KHSAA Region 2 swimming prelims set for Friday at the University of Louisville have been postponed. Girls prelims will begin at noon Saturday at the Ralph Wright Natatorium. Boys prelims will begin at 6 p.m. The finals will start at 11 a.m. Sunday.

    Also, the following basketball games slated for Friday night have been canceled.

    Boys:

    Boyle County at South Oldham

    Christian Academy-Louisville at Oldham County

  • Rusch an ideal leader for young North wrestling team

    Earlier this month 14 North Oldham wrestlers competed in the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association state team duals. Out of those 14, senior Mitch Rusch was the only wrestler above the sophomore level.

    That’s become the norm for Rusch this year. The North veteran is the undisputed team leader, conducting pre-practice warm-ups, offering advice to teammates when they’re on the mat and dominating his competition.

  • 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.