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North Oldham

  • Boys Basketball: Mustangs out-play Colonels in district upset

    GOSHEN – According to both its coach and star player, North Oldham had yet to play a full game this season heading into its showdown Friday night against then-No. 11 Oldham County.

    “We always said if we put four quarters together we can beat anybody and we’ll be tough to beat,” Mustang senior guard Jon Jon Henry said.

    “We’ll usually have one, maybe two (good quarters) per game,” North coach Rob Burton said. “But we’ve never been able to put four quarters together defensively or offensively.”

  • Girls Basketball: OC beats North for first district win

    GOSHEN – Missed shots plagued Oldham County in its first two district games, both losses.

    The Lady Colonels shot 26 percent in a 47-34 loss at Trimble County last month and 31 percent Jan. 9 in a 48-39 loss to South Oldham.

    Staring at a 0-3 District 29 record, OC finally scored some points Friday and picked up a district win.

    Senior center Abigail Stewart led the way with 18 points as the Lady Colonels won 59-32 at North Oldham.

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Mustangs win at Lady Cats

    NEW CASTLE – Megan Payton’s 17-point outburst in the second half wasn’t enough to help the Henry County Lady Cats come back from a 16-point second half deficit against North Oldham Thursday in a 48-36 Lady Mustang win.

    The host Lady Cats struggled offensively in the first half and found themselves down 22-11 at halftime. Henry managed just three points in the first quarter to the Lady Mustangs’ 11 points.

    The Lady Cats had trouble with the Lady Mustangs’ full-court pressure and their inside height throughout the first half.

  • Football: Beasley, John star in Border Bowl win

    Two former rivals combined last weekend to lead a team of Kentucky all-stars to a win in the Border Bowl game against Tennessee’s all-stars.

    Former North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley and former South Oldham middle linebacker Connor John were named MVP and Defensive MVP, respectively, in Kentucky’s 33-32 win Saturday in Williamsburg.

    Beasley and John led Kentucky to a 33-19 fourth-quarter lead. Kentucky then held off a late Tennessee rally to win the game.

  • North swims against Collegiate

    North Oldham’s swim team competed Saturday against Louisville Collegiate in the Go the Distance Meet at the University of Louisville.

    North’s combined team won 369-358.

    The Lady Mustangs won their meet 201-163 while the boys fell 195-168.

    North’s Emma Brazeau won the girls 400-yard IM with a time of 4:46.83 and the 200-fly with a time of 2:17.68.

    Mustang senior Luc Brazeau won the boys 200-fly with a time of 2:17.33.

    North’s Kate Tarvestad won the girls 200-back with a final time of 2:22.84.

  • Girls Basketball: North rallies back but falls to Owen

    GOSHEN – North Oldham dug an early hole for itself Saturday afternoon and clawed all the way back in the final minutes.

    But Owen County made more plays down the stretch and left with 62-59 win in a Region 8 matchup.

    North (8-6) trailed 16-4 after a flat first quarter. The Lady Mustangs trimmed the margin to 25-21 at halftime and finally tied the game 53 with just under three minutes to play in the fourth.

    The Lady Rebels (7-9) used a 6-0 run to take the lead back at 59-53 in the final minute and held on for the victory.

  • Girls Basketball: North dominates second half, beats Indiana team

    GOSHEN – North Oldham’s second-quarter performance Thursday led to what coach Dan Pfaff called “a fiery halftime speech.”

    The Lady Mustangs were out-scored 17-9 in the second period by Lanesville (Ind.) and went into halftime trailing 28-27 on their home floor.

    “We could play better than the way we were playing,” Pfaff said. “I thought our defense in the second quarter was not very good.

  • North wrestling finishes 2nd at Valley

    North Oldham’s wrestling team finished second to Meade County Saturday at Valley’s Main Event Invitational.

    The Mustangs had four champions: Drew Johnson (106), Dallas Ochsenbein (113), Collin Portman (182) and Landin Jones (285).

    John Reitnauer (160) and Collin Waples (170) each finished second in their respective classes.
     

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Mustangs start marathon week with win

    GOSHEN – North Oldham coach Dan Pfaff set up quite the schedule for his Lady Mustangs this week.

    North hosted Spencer County on Tuesday night. The Lady Mustangs will then host Lanesville (Ind.) at 6 Thursday night, travel to Fairdale at 7:30 p.m. Friday and host Owen County at 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

    “The guy that scheduled this stuff, I don’t know what he was thinking,” Pfaff quipped Tuesday.

    North got its marathon week off to a good start against Spencer, beating the Lady Bears 64-42.

  • Swimming: North wins combined meet

    North Oldham edged second-place Christian Academy-Louisville and third-place South Oldham in the combined standings of a four-team meet Friday night at the University of Louisville.

    North finished second in both the boys and girls events but was first overall with 333 points. Next came CAL (303), South (266) and Oldham County (112).

    South (167) won the boys meet. Next were North (160), CAL (113) and OC (59).

    CAL (190) took first in the girls competition, followed by North (173), South (99) and OC (53).