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North Oldham

  • Eastern beats North Oldham in six

    GOSHEN – A North Oldham team that hadn't lost by more than one run all season was on the wrong end of a crooked scoreboard Wednesday.

    Eastern scored multiple runs in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings Wednesday on its way to a 15-4 win at North in six innings.

    The loss was the Mustangs' (3-3) third in its last four games.

    The Eagles (5-1) got on the board in the top of the second on a Clayton Campbell single off North left-hander Evan Cripe that scored Nick Eubanks.

  • North hires Versen as new volleyball coach

    North Oldham has gone to the college ranks to find its next volleyball coach.

    The school has hired James Madison University assistant Brett Versen to lead Lady Mustang volleyball, North athletic director Alan Yanke told The Era Monday.

  • Colonel football moving from 6A to 5A in 2015 season

    A re-classification could restore some old rivalries and add significance to at least one current one for Oldham County football.

    The Colonels will move from Class 6A to 5A on the gridiron, the KHSAA announced last week. OC’s move was one of several made by teams in the 4A, 5A and 6A levels.

  • Lady Colonels beat North in both teams' season opener

    GOSHEN – Oldham County was “shaking off the rust” in its season opener Friday, but the Lady Colonels still held on for a district victory.

    The Lady Colonels beat North Oldham 5-2 Friday night at North, moving their regular season and District 29 records to 1-0.

    “I think we had like four baserunning errors we could've scored more runs on,” coach Steve Leanhart said. “I guess it was the first game jitters and shaking off the rust the first game on the field, especially since we've been indoors the last few months.”

  • North fires Stobaugh

    North Oldham will have its fourth different boys basketball coach in six years on the Mustang sidelines next fall.

    North fired coach Chris Stobaugh after two years Friday, one day after the Mustangs’ 2013-14 season ended with a district tournament loss to Oldham County.

    Athletic director Alan Yanke said off-court issues rather than on-court performance were the reason for the change.

  • Oglesby wins state 100 fly title

    LOUISVILLE – Grace Oglesby said she was “kind of nervous” before the state swimming finals Saturday at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

    “But then I got here,” Oglesby said, “and I just decided to give all the glory to God and just have fun with it and try my best.”

  • Oldham hits North with second half knockout

    GOSHEN – Oldham County didn't have all its pieces available Thursday night, but it still got the job done.

    Guards Hayden Hawes and Jordan Gates scored 18 and 17 points each and the Colonels advanced in the district tournament with a 66-48 over North Oldham on the Mustangs’ home floor.

    The win clinches OC (21-6) a spot in next week’s Region 8 tournament and a spot opposite South Oldham in Friday night’s District 29 championship game. North (11-17) ends its year on a five-game losing streak after beating South Feb. 10.

  • Stephens: Tee’s big night joyful for everyone

    GOSHEN – Sports provide the full range of emotions, but too often it’s the negative emotions we see on display.

    The rage from a parent yelling at an official, the disappointment of an unexpected loss, the sadness of a season coming to an end – the negatives are easy to spot.

    But Friday at North Oldham we got to see an emotion you don’t often see on a court or field, but one that’s as noticeable as any.

    We saw pure joy.

  • Combined title the goal for North swimming

    Expectations have changed for North Oldham’s swim team.

    Five years ago just qualifying a swimmer for the state tournament was a big accomplishment, North coach Randy Scherer said.

  • Rusch finishes third at state

    LEXINGTON – Mitch Rusch didn’t finish his high school career the way he wanted, atop the KHSAA state wrestling championships podium.

    But the North Oldham senior came about as close as he could.