.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

North Oldham

  • Wrestling: Colonels win home meet

    BUCKNER – Oldham County has hosted its annual Super Duals for 14 years but had never won the meet until last year.

    The Colonels soundly defended their title Saturday.

    OC beat Male 54-22 in the semifinals and Meade County 60-21 in the finals to win the 12-team Super Duals for the second straight year.

    The victory was an early-season “confidence-builder” for the Colonels, coach Aaron Riordan said.

  • Football: Beasley named Class 4-A Player of Year

    North Oldham senior wingback Arien Beasley was named Class 4-A Player of the Year on Saturday at the football state championships in Bowling Green.

    Beasley ran for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season for the Mustangs on just 157 rushing attempts. He averaged 127 rushing yards per game.

    Beasley also caught a team-high 31 passes for 441 yards and 4 touchdowns.

    He finished his career with 72 total touchdowns, a school record.

    Beasley and North went 10-3 this season, advancing to the state semifinals for the first time.
     

  • Football: Clark, Jones win MVP awards

    North Oldham’s Matt Clark and Ryan Jones each won MVP awards at the Greater Louisville East-West All-Star Game on Sunday in Louisville.

    Clark, a senior wide receiver, was named the East team’s Offensive MVP after catching four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. He also had one carry for eight yards.

    Jones, a senior linebacker, was named Defensive MVP after making five tackles and blocking a punt.

  • Salinas named Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of Year

    Tee Salinas, Prospect, has been named the Special Olympics Kentucky 2014 Athlete of the Year.

    The award was presented in Louisville on Saturday at the victory dance that is held as part of the Special Olympics Kentucky State Bowling Tournament.

    The award recognizes an athlete who exemplifies the Spirit of Special Olympics by demonstrating skill, positive sportsmanship and courage.

    Salinas, 19, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 11 years.

  • Swimming: North finishes second at Sacred Heart Invitational

    North Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams combined to finish second at the Sacred Heart Invitational Saturday in Louisville.

    The teams posted a total score of 365, second only to Sycamore (Ohio) (438).

    North’s boys (231) finished second to Sycamore (271). South Oldham (135) came in fourth in the 11-team boys competition.

    North (134) was fourth in the girls meet behind Sacred Heart (240), Christian Academy-Louisville (212) and Sycamore (167). South (32) was 10th out of the 15 girls teams that competed.

  • Football: North well-represented on all-district teams

    North Oldham had more than a dozen players selected to the all-Class 4-A, District 3 first and second teams following a 10-3 year.

    The Mustangs won the district title for the first time and advanced to the state semifinals, where they fell to Owensboro.

    The following players were selected:

    First team – Taylor Heckenberg (QB), Arien Beasley (RB and returner), Mike Marquez (TE), Ryan Jones (OT), Nicky Ingemi (OG), Collin Portman (DE), Cole Emery (OLB), Kevin Graham (LB), Matt Clark (DB)

  • Girls Basketball: Slow start dooms Lady Mustangs

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s players are getting used to a new way of doing things, coach Dan Pfaff said.

    From different warmups to new offensive and defensive systems, the Lady Mustangs are trying to change their culture and climb out of the District 29 cellar.

    But combine first-game jitters with a hot-shooting opponent and North Oldham dug too deep a hole Wednesday night.

    North Bullitt raced out to a 30-4 lead early in the second quarter and went on to win 71-41 in the season opener for both teams.

  • Stephens: Friday a sour end to stellar season

    GOSHEN – No one at Mustang Stadium Friday night will soon forget what they saw.

    They won’t forget North Oldham’s furious rally to take a 24-21 lead with six seconds left in a KHSAA Class 4-A State Semifinal against Owensboro.

    They won’t forget the celebration that followed sophomore Jackson Wine’s go-ahead field goal that looked like it would guaranee the Mustangs their first trip to the state championship.

  • Boys basketball: Mustangs fight back, fall in Burton's debut

    GOSHEN – Rob Burton’s North Oldham coaching debut looked like it might end in a Mustang comeback win Monday night.

    North cut Bullitt East’s 49-27 halftime lead to 60-56 early in the fourth quarter but the Chargers rallied to pull away and win 78-64.

    The loss was still a positive night for the Mustangs considering:

    –Bullitt East (1-0) was ranked No. 16 in the preseason by the state’s coaches, while North (0-1) was unranked and picked by coaches to finish 10th in Region 8.

  • KHSAA Class 4-A Football Semifinals: Mustangs fall on tipped Hail Mary

    GOSHEN – Six seconds, two tips and 61 yards ended North Oldham’s dream season Friday night in the most brutal way imaginable.

    The Mustangs had just taken a 24-21 lead against Owensboro in the final seconds of a KHSAA Class 4-A semifinal after Jackson Wine hit a field goal.

    North was six seconds away from its first trip to the state title game, needing only to prevent a Red Devils touchdown.