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By The Staff

Lady Dragons set to host holiday tournament

The 2008 South Oldham Lady Dragons Holiday Hoopfest opens today, (Thursday), with seven teams coming in to battle with SOHS for the tourney title.

The Lady Dragons are the defending champions. Comprising the rest of this year’s field are Whitefield Academy, Franklin County, Seneca, Moore, Southern, Doss and Jeffersontown.

Franklin County would appear to be the early favorite with a 3-1 record and will open the tourney at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday),  against Seneca. That game will be followed by Moore vs. Southern.

The Lady Dragons will play Whitefield Academy at 8:15 p.m. Friday. Doss and J-town will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Play starts at 3 p.m. Saturday and continues all day and again at 3 p.m. Monday.

NOHS, SOHS in Gaslight tourney at J-town

The SOHS and North Oldham boys’ teams will both participate in the always strong Gaslight Tournament at Jeffersontown High School over the holiday break.

SOHS will play Mt. Lebanon, one of the Pittsburgh area’s better teams at 5 p.m. Dec. 28. 

NOHS will take on defending Third Region champion Owensboro at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 28.

Also included in the strong field are host J-town, ranked No. 2 in the state, along with Waggener, Ninth Region power Covington Catholic and Third Region pre-season favorite Muhlenberg North.

Pegasus online to broadcast local basketball games

The Pegasus Sports Network has announced its broadcast schedule for the 2008-09 basketball season. 

Pegasus will broadcast 40 Oldham County, South Oldham, and North Oldham boys’ and girls’ regular season basketball games live over the Internet. All broadcasts are free to anyone with an Internet connection, and can also be heard as archives.

Among this year’s featured games are matchups with pre-season Eighth Region favorites Anderson County and Shelby County, and district rival Trimble County. All games between Oldham County schools will be covered, as well as all four games in the Dec. 13 Ronald McDonald House Classic at OCHS.  

Pegasus will also broadcast each and every game played in the boys’ and girls’ district and region tournaments.

To listen to the games, listeners should go to  http://www.teamline.cc and enter 7761. From there, simply follow the on-screen directions to connect to the broadcast. All broadcasts begin 30 minutes prior to tip-off with a pre-game show.

Games are archived about 24 hours after the game ends. Click on schedules and archives, and simply click on stream next to the game. Archives remain online for about a year.

Broadcast schedule

5:30 p.m. Jan. 3 - SOHS at OCHS  (doubleheader)  

7 p.m. Jan. 6 - OCHS boys vs. Woodford County  

5:30 p.m. Jan. 9 - OCHS vs. Anderson County (doubleheader) 

5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 - SOHS vs. Trimble County (doubleheader)   

7 p.m. Jan. 13 - SOHS boys vs. Bullitt East  

5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 - OCHS at NOHS  (doubleheader)  

7 p.m. Jan. 17 - SOHS boys vs. Shelby County  

7 p.m. Jan. 20 - NOHS boys at Anderson County  

7 p.m. Jan. 23 - NOHS boys at Shelby County  

7 p.m. Jan. 26 - SOHS girls vs. Owen County  

5:30 p.m. Jan. 30 - OCHS vs. Shelby County (doubleheader)  

7 p.m. Feb. 3 -  SOHS boys at NOHS  

5:30 p.m. Feb. 6 - NOHS vs. Trimble County (doubleheader)  

7 p.m. Feb. 10 - SOHS boys at Owen County  

5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 - NOHS vs. Bullitt Central (doubleheader)  

7 p.m. Feb. 14 - OCHS boys at Carroll County  7 p.m. Feb. 17 - NOHS boys  vs. Gallatin County  

7 p.m. Feb. 20 - OCHS girls at Ballard