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North Oldham

  • 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.
     

  • Softball district tourney set

    The county’s softball teams will play for District 29’s two region tournament spots next week in Bedford.

    The district tournament will start with semifinal games Tuesday. Oldham County will meet South Oldham in the first semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, with North Oldham playing at tournament host Trimble County at 7:30 that night.

    The winners of those two games clinch spots in the district title game May 22 and the Region 8 Tournament the following week at Gallatin County.

  • Class 2A, Region 3 Track and Field: North sweeps titles

    LOUISVILLE – North Oldham was the class of the track Tuesday night at the region championships.

    The boys and girls teams swept the Class 2A, Region 3 track and field championships during a humid night at Christian Academy-Louisville.

    On the boys side, the Mustangs scored 154 points, out-pacing Moore (65), CAL (59), Spencer County (57) and Henry County (56).

    As for the girls, the Lady Mustangs tallied a commanding 213 points. They soundly defeated host CAL (86), Waggener (61), Shelby County (54) and Collins (43).

  • Pitts leads local state tennis competitors

    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts is out to make some noise this week coming off his fourth straight Region 8 title.

    Pitts will be the No. 5 seed in the boys singles state tournament. He’ll lead a group of 11 singles or doubles competitors representing North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham High Schools and St. Francis.

  • OC sweeps county track and field championships

    GOSHEN — Oldham County dominated the County Track and Field Championships Wednesday at North Oldham.

    The Colonels and Lady Colonels swept the boys and girls titles, with North coming in second and South Oldham in third.

    “I’m really, really excited with how the team’s done,” OC senior Jonathan Stocking said. “We came in here projected to win a lot of these… and we’ve done really well.

    “I’m proud of this team and glad to be a part of it.”

  • District 4 Boys Lacrosse: OC comes back, beats Mustangs

    BUCKNER – A breakthrough season for Oldham County lacrosse will continue at least two more games.

    Last month OC beat North Oldham 16-15, marking the program’s first win against a county opponent. The Colonels beat the Mustangs for the second time Tuesday, only this time with much more on the line.

    OC came back from a 5-2 hole to beat North 9-7 in the first round of the District 4 Tournament. With the win, the Colonels advance to the district championship Thursday at home against top-seed South Oldham.

  • North baseball mauls Manual

    GOSHEN – North Oldham broke a losing streak by pouring it on DuPont Manual Monday.

    The Mustangs took a 6-0 lead, then scored nine runs in the fifth inning to beat the Crimsons 15-0 on North’s senior night.

    North’s 15 runs marked its highest run output of the season. The double-digit explosion came on the heels of a four-game stretch in which the Mustangs had scored five runs total, losing all four games.