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North Oldham

  • District 29 volleyball: North, OC win openers

    North Oldham and Oldham County clinched spots in the District 29 championship game and in next week’s Region 8 Tournament with wins in first round district games Monday at OC.

    No. 1 seed North beat Trimble County 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-14) in the first game of a doubleheader.

    No. 2 seed OC swept South 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-14) in the second match.

    The Lady Mustangs and Lady Colonels will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday night in Buckner in the district title match.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: Anderson wins shootout, ends North's season

    GOSHEN – North Oldham has found itself on both sides of penalty shootouts this season.

    The Lady Mustangs fell in a shootout to Christian Academy-Louisville on Sept. 20 in the Bulldog Cup, only to come back five days later and beat rival Oldham County in a PK shootout.

    North ended up in a third shootout Monday but this time it came out on the losing end.

    Anderson County hit all five of its penalty kicks to win a shootout 5-3 and a Region 8 quarterfinal match 2-1. The loss ended the season for the Lady Mustangs (11-6-2).

  • Boys District 29 soccer: South beats North in epic penalty shootout

    GOSHEN – South Oldham vs. North Oldham, Chapter Two of (a Likely) Three, had everything you could want in a game Saturday afternoon.

    There was quality defense, an underdog taking an early lead, a favorite battling back – while down a man – to tie, some controversy and, finally, a 12-round penalty kick shootout.

  • Girls District 29: Focused South cruises past North for title

    GOSHEN – Nearly three weeks ago, with the regular season district title on the line, North Oldham went into Dragon Stadium, out-played South Oldham and left with an upset victory.

    That 1-0 home loss on Sept. 29 served as a wakeup call for the Lady Dragons, according to senior L.J. Wrightington.

    “It’s like a mind-check to realize that you’re not always going to win everything,” Wrightington said. “You’re not just going to have everything handed to you.”

  • Football: North runs over Atherton

    North Oldham piled up more than eight times the total yardage as Atherton did on Friday and left Louisville with a 49-0 win.

    The Mustangs (5-2, 2-1) have won two straight Class 4-A, District 3 games after dropping their district opener on Sept. 26 to Spencer County.

    Wingback Arien Beasley ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns as North held a 418-50 edge in total yards against the Rebels (2-7, 0-4).

    North wingback Chris Webb ran for 72 yards and two touchdowns and fullback Kevin Graham added 50 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.

  • Friday football primer: South hosts Scott in important district game

    Scott at South Oldham, 7:30

    South Oldham put itself behind the proverbial 8-ball by losing its Class 5-A, District 5 opener on Sept. 26 to Conner.

    But the Dragons (5-2, 2-1) played themselves back into the mix for a district crown with a 21-9 road win Oct. 3 at Grant County and 27-21 home victory last week over Cooper.

    South will close its district slate when it hosts Scott (5-1, 1-1) at 7:30 p.m. in Crestwood.

  • District 29 boys soccer: Mustangs end Colonels’ season with 6-0 win

    CRESTWOOD – The circumstances surrounding Wednesday’s District 29 semifinal between North Oldham and Oldham County looked familiar.

    North goalie Alex Foote was handed a red card during the first half of the teams’ regular season meeting on Sept. 9 in Buckner. Playing with a one-man advantage, OC controlled the rest of the game and beat the Mustangs 3-2.

  • Boys golf: Maier finishes sixth at state tourney

    Josh Maier saved some of his best golf for his final high school tournament last weekend.

    The North Oldham senior fired a 68 in the first round of the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA State Tournament on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, sitting alone in first place after the round.

    Maier was unable to replicate that magic Saturday afternoon, shooting a second-round 77 to finish with a 145 (+1).

    That put him in a tie with Lyon County freshman Cullan Brown for sixth place at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • North athletes raise money for cancer

    The North Oldham girls and boys soccer teams sold pink t-shirts raising $1,005 for the American Cancer Society.

    They wore their “pink out” uniforms last week to celebrate those families who have fought through or are fighting breast cancer.

    “Last year one of the boys on the soccer team lost his mother due to cancer and so this is a cause near and dear to this team,” athletic director Alan Yanke said in an official release.

  • Soccer: District 29 Tournament rescheduled

    Rain showers that hit Oldham County on Monday and Tuesday mornings have forced the District 29 soccer tournament to be rescheduled.

    The tournament, which was scheduled to start on Monday night at Oldham County, will now begin Wednesday night.

    South Oldham and Oldham County's girls soccer teams will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at OC in the first semifinal. North Oldham and OC's boys teams will play their semifinal match after that.