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North Oldham

  • Girls Class 2A Track and Field: North wins first state title

    LEXINGTON – North Oldham sprinted, ran, threw, jumped and vaulted its way a true team championship Friday night.

    The Lady Mustangs totaled 90.5 points, beating second-place Lexington Catholic by 27.5 points to win the program's first Class 2A state track and field title at the University of Kentucky.

    Lexington Catholic was runner-up with 63 points, followed by Western Hills (59), Highlands (55) and Paducah Tilghman (46).

  • District 29 baseball: Dragons beat North for district title sweep

    GOSHEN – A half-inning after South Oldham gave away a two-run lead against North Oldham Wednesday, the Dragons came right back to take control and win a district title.

    South scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 7-3 lead on its way to a 7-4 win in the District 29 title game at North. The No. 1 seed Dragons (19-9) had already won the regular season district title and added a tournament crown to an impressive 2014 season.

  • North, South girls lax fall in state quarters

    The girls lacrosse season ended Saturday for both North Oldham and South Oldham.

    North, district champion, lost 12-10 in the state quarterfinals to Assumption. Madison Cobb scored three goals, with Baylee Willett and Sydney Willett each adding two.

    South fell 28-0 to Sacred Heart in the state quarters.

    North beat South 14-8 May 15 to win the district title. Baylee Willett scored eight goals that game. Teckla Danielson led the Lady Dragons with four.

  • Track and Field: Multi-talented Olsson running for 2A state title

    Erin Olsson doesn’t have much time to slow down.

    The North Oldham runner works two jobs, takes two AP classes, plays basketball and runs track for the Lady Mustangs.

    If it sounds like Olsson is taking her high school experience in a sprint, well, that’s what she’s used to.

    The junior sprinter will compete Friday at the KHSAA Class 2A Championships in Lexington. She’ll run as the No. 1 seed in the 4x200 meter relay, 400 dash and the 4x400 meter relay for a North girls team in the hunt for a state title.

  • Boys Basketball: Veteran coach Burton takes over at North

    North Oldham’s boys basketball program has struggled to establish stability in its short history.

    North athletic director Alan Yanke hired a coach last week he thinks can bring that stability.

    Assistant Rob Burton was hired to fill the Mustangs’ head coaching vacancy, the school announced May 14.

    Burton, a North assistant the last six years, replaces Chris Stobaugh, who wasn’t retained after two years as North’s head coach. Stobaugh went 29-28 over two seasons, including an 11-17 mark in 2013-14.

  • District 29 baseball: North run-rules OC, punches region ticket

     

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    GOSHEN – Oldham County had the big swing to start its District 29 semifinal Tuesday against North Oldham.

    The Mustangs responded with lots of bunts, some steals and good pitching.

  • Boys Lax: North’s Smith hired by KCD

    North Oldham boys lacrosse coach Ryan Smith has left to take the same job at Kentucky Country Day, North athletic director Alan Yanke confirmed to The Era last week.

    Smith coached the Mustangs for four seasons, winning the District 4 title every year but this one.

    Smith informed his team May 15 that he was going to coach the Bearcats, he said.

    “I have nothing but good things to say about North Oldham,” Smith said. “It’s been an incredible opportunity.”

  • KHSAA State Tennis: Pitts makes run to quarters

    LEXINGTON – Jordan Pitts achieved his best finish last weekend in his fourth boys singles state tennis tournament.

    The South Oldham sophomore advanced to the state quarterfinals before losing Friday afternoon to St. Xavier’s Brandon Lancaster, the eventual state champion, at the University of Kentucky’s Boone Tennis Center.

    Pitts lasted one round longer than last year, when he advanced to the round of 16.

  • North hires Burton as head boys basketball coach

    North Oldham has turned to an assistant to lead its boys basketball program.

    Rob Burton has been hired as the Mustangs' head coach, athletic director Alan Yanke announced Wednesday afternoon.

    Burton replaces Chris Stobaugh, who wasn't retained after two years as North's head coach. Stobaugh went 29-28 over two seasons, including an 11-17 mark in 2013-14.

  • Lenhart wins in Ohio

    North Oldham golfer Mason Lenhart won the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s Major Championship this weekend at Yankee Trace in Centerville, Ohio.

    The Prospect native shot a two-day 146, including an even-par 72 Sunday.

    Lenhart then beat Dayton, Ohio’s Tripp French in a playoff, taking advantage of French’s missed par putt.

    Lenhart recorded a tournament-high seven birdies, including five on Sunday.

    With the win, he received an invitation to the 2014 Mid-Season Invitational and Tour Championship.