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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Football: OC beats Eastern for second win

    Oldham County quarterback James Harding threw two touchdowns to Allan Farrow and the Colonel defense didn’t allow an Eastern offensive touchdown as OC beat the Eagles 13-7 on Friday in Louisville.

    The win was the first for the Colonels (2-6, 1-1) in Class 6-A, District 5 play since a 37-6 win at Fern Creek on Oct. 5, 2012.

    Friday’s game was a defensive battle, with OC holding a 195-186 edge in total yards.

  • Football: Dragon defense dominates as South wins district finale

    CRESTWOOD – Several scenarios existed for South Oldham to win the district's No. 1 playoff seed going into its home finale Friday night against Scott.

    But all the plausible scenarios included at least one requirement – the Dragons had to beat the Eagles.

    South’s defense stepped up to that challenge, shutting out Scott over the last three quarters and paving the way for a 17-6 win at Dragon Stadium.

  • Two men charged in armed robbery at Thornton’s

    Two men have been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at the Thornton’s on Highway 146 in Buckner.

    Douglas A. Orr, 28, from Pleasureville, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, first degree assault and receiving stolen property. John Manning, 47, from La Grange, was arrested as an accomplice in the crime and charged with complicity to robbery, first degree and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

  • 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.

  • District 29 girls soccer: Rowland scores 100th, South eliminates OC

    CRESTWOOD – Stephanie Rowland reached a milestone while helping keep her team’s season alive on Wednesday night.

    Rowland assisted one goal and scored another as South Oldham beat Oldham County 2-0 in a District 29 semifinal match in the rain at Dragon Stadium.

    Rowland’s goal was her 100th at South. She didn’t have much reaction to the milestone, saying, “I play forward, so I guess I’m supposed to score.”