Two five-minute sudden death overtime periods weren’t enough to decide an inter-county rivalry soccer match on Wednesday night, so the game was sent into high-pressure penalty kicks to resolve a 2-2 draw. Isabella Balducci sent in the winning penalty kick to give 21st-ranked Oldham County a win over 15th-ranked South Oldham.
Early on in the season, South Oldham girls soccer focused on finding the final piece of the puzzle by scoring goals. The Lady Dragons (3-5-2) have been able to put the ball in the back of the net this year, but still haven’t put everything together.
The Oldham County boys soccer team had a physically draining and eventful weekend at the Purples Classic in Bowling Green. Known as one of the best regular season tournaments in the state, the Purples Classic hosted four teams ranked in the top-20 of the Maher Rankings.
It was a different week, but the North Oldham football team suffered through the same lingering problems that have plagued its first three games of the season. The Mustangs fell to Elizabethtown 39-3 on Friday night and dropped to 0-3 with inter-county rival South Oldham looming next week.
With delicious food on the grill, extra time in the boat or backyard, and parties with friends and family, it is easy to forget that Labor Day is more than just an excuse for a long weekend on the first Monday in September.