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Today's News

  • Fellowship and friends are more important

    When I was in seminary my parents wrote to me every week. I can’t remember most of what they wrote. Inside the letter would be the latest family news, sports updates and occasionally a dollar or two. Letter writing then and emails now are a wonderful way to communicate with those we love.

  • Region 8 girls soccer: South advances to final

    Stephanie Rowland scored two goals Tuesday and L.J. Wrightington scored the other as the Lady Dragons beat Simon Kenton 3-0 in a Region 8 girls soccer semifinal at Walton-Verona.

    With the win, South (18-4) advances to the region title match. It’ll face Anderson County (13-10-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Walton-Verona for the championship.

    The Lady Dragons will be looking for their first region title since 2009.

    Rowland’s two goals Tuesday give her 107 for her career.

  • North athletes honored
  • OCYFL Week 8 recap

    With the playoffs about to begin for Pee Wee teams, they were battling this weekend for seeding.

    The Packers defeated the Colts 24-6.

    Ryan Holvey took the opening kickoff 60 yards for a special teams touchdown and scored another touchdown in the first quarter, pushing the lead to 12-0.

    Then in the second quarter, he scored his third touchdown of the game on a 27-yard touchdown run.

    The Packers extended their lead to 24-0 behind Amare Davis’ 40-yard run.

  • Region 8 boys soccer: Stage set for North, South championship clash

    SHELBYVILLE – It was destined to happen.

    Less than a week after playing a heart-stopping district title game that South Oldham won 2-1, the No. 8 Dragons (11-6-3) will meet No. 12 North Oldham (9-7-3) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Collins for the Region 8 title for the second straight year.

    North and South clinched their spots in the championship game with semifinal wins Tuesday over Shelby County and Collins, respectively.

  • 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: Lady Dragons roll past Henry

    GOSHEN – Facing one of the state’s toughest schedules, No. 8 South Oldham rarely gets the chance for a breather.

    The Lady Dragons got that chance Monday and overwhelmed Henry County by a score of 9-0 in a Region 8 Tournament quarterfinal at North Oldham.

    Senior Stephanie Rowland scored a team-high four goals for South (17-4), which will meet Simon Kenton (8-10-1) in a semifinal match at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Walton-Verona.

  • 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.”