http://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en Volleyball: Lady Colonels sweep Ballard, stay undefeated http://www.oldhamera.com/content/volleyball-lady-colonels-sweep-ballard-stay-undefeated <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kelsey_miller.jpg" alt="Kelsey Miller" title="Kelsey Miller" align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> BUCKNER &ndash; Oldham County volleyball has continued its perfect start to the 2014 season.</p> <p> Ballard was the latest to fall victim to the Lady Colonel attack, as OC beat the Bruins 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-15) in straight sets at hime Thursday night.</p> <p> The Lady Colonels (5-0) have dropped just two sets all season and are ranked No. 9 by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association. The first week of play has been a good start for an OC team out to defend its first Region 8 title since 2009.</p> Volleyball: Lady Colonels sweep Ballard, stay undefeated http://www.oldhamera.com/content/volleyball-lady-colonels-sweep-ballard-stay-undefeated <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kelsey_miller.jpg" alt="Kelsey Miller" title="Kelsey Miller" align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> BUCKNER &ndash; Oldham County volleyball has continued its perfect start to the 2014 season.</p> <p> Ballard was the latest to fall victim to the Lady Colonel attack, as OC beat the Bruins 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-15) in straight sets at hime Thursday night.</p> <p> The Lady Colonels (5-0) have dropped just two sets all season and are ranked No. 9 by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association. The first week of play has been a good start for an OC team out to defend its first Region 8 title since 2009.</p> Boys soccer: New Dragon stands out in rout http://www.oldhamera.com/content/boys-soccer-new-dragon-stands-out-rout <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jonas_prenn.jpg" alt="South Oldham junior Jonas Prenn fires a shot during South&#039;s 6-0 win against Shelby County Wednesday in Shelbyville. Prenn scored two goals in the win." title="South Oldham junior Jonas Prenn fires a shot during South&#039;s 6-0 win against Shelby County Wednesday in Shelbyville. Prenn scored two goals in the win." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> SHELBYVILLE &ndash;&nbsp;South Oldham was already projected to contend for a region title and more this year, picked No. 7 in the preseason coaches&rsquo; poll.</p> <p> Now the Dragons have added another goal-scorer to their roster and he&rsquo;s wasted little time asserting himself on the field.</p> <p> Jonas Prenn, an Italian foreign exchange student who joined South&rsquo;s team earlier this month, scored two goals Wednesday in his fourth game as the visiting Dragons shut out Shelby County 6-0.</p> Boys soccer: New Dragon stands out in rout http://www.oldhamera.com/content/boys-soccer-new-dragon-stands-out-rout <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jonas_prenn.jpg" alt="South Oldham junior Jonas Prenn fires a shot during South&#039;s 6-0 win against Shelby County Wednesday in Shelbyville. Prenn scored two goals in the win." title="South Oldham junior Jonas Prenn fires a shot during South&#039;s 6-0 win against Shelby County Wednesday in Shelbyville. Prenn scored two goals in the win." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> SHELBYVILLE &ndash;&nbsp;South Oldham was already projected to contend for a region title and more this year, picked No. 7 in the preseason coaches&rsquo; poll.</p> <p> Now the Dragons have added another goal-scorer to their roster and he&rsquo;s wasted little time asserting himself on the field.</p> <p> Jonas Prenn, an Italian foreign exchange student who joined South&rsquo;s team earlier this month, scored two goals Wednesday in his fourth game as the visiting Dragons shut out Shelby County 6-0.</p> Football: North hosts OC Friday http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-north-hosts-oc-friday <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/james_harding.jpg" alt="Senior quarterback James Harding scrambles to the right side of the field after being chased out of the pocket during the Colonels’ loss to Iroquois. Harding threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions." title="Senior quarterback James Harding scrambles to the right side of the field after being chased out of the pocket during the Colonels’ loss to Iroquois. Harding threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions." align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> Oldham County and North Oldham&rsquo;s three-year series has gone to the smaller school each time.</p> <p> North&rsquo;s Mustangs, who play in Class 4A, have beaten the Class 6A Colonels in all three meetings, including a 31-28 win last August in Buckner.</p> <p> The teams will play their annual game at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Goshen. It will be the season opener for North, while OC comes in 0-1.</p> <p> Continuing the winning streak is a point of pride for the Mustangs, senior wing back Arien Beasley said.</p> Football: North hosts OC Friday http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-north-hosts-oc-friday <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/james_harding.jpg" alt="Senior quarterback James Harding scrambles to the right side of the field after being chased out of the pocket during the Colonels’ loss to Iroquois. Harding threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions." title="Senior quarterback James Harding scrambles to the right side of the field after being chased out of the pocket during the Colonels’ loss to Iroquois. Harding threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions." align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> Oldham County and North Oldham&rsquo;s three-year series has gone to the smaller school each time.</p> <p> North&rsquo;s Mustangs, who play in Class 4A, have beaten the Class 6A Colonels in all three meetings, including a 31-28 win last August in Buckner.</p> <p> The teams will play their annual game at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Goshen. It will be the season opener for North, while OC comes in 0-1.</p> <p> Continuing the winning streak is a point of pride for the Mustangs, senior wing back Arien Beasley said.</p> Football: South Oldham visits Collins http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-south-oldham-visits-collins <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/michael_mcgee.jpg" alt="Michael McGee" title="Michael McGee" align="left" hspace="6" width="69" height="85" /><p> South Oldham also had its opener canceled due to inclement weather. The Dragons were supposed to play at West Jessamine late last Friday in the second game of the Visitnich.com Bowl.</p> <p> But West Jessamine administration canceled the game due to lightning and did so a little earlier than South coach Jamie Reed expected.</p> <p> Now South will play defending 4A state champion Collins Friday in Shelbyville having played just a three-quarter scrimmage against Shelby County Aug. 15.</p> <p> Collins lost 33-14 at Simon Kenton in its opener last week.</p> Football: South Oldham visits Collins http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-south-oldham-visits-collins <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/michael_mcgee.jpg" alt="Michael McGee" title="Michael McGee" align="left" hspace="6" width="69" height="85" /><p> South Oldham also had its opener canceled due to inclement weather. The Dragons were supposed to play at West Jessamine late last Friday in the second game of the Visitnich.com Bowl.</p> <p> But West Jessamine administration canceled the game due to lightning and did so a little earlier than South coach Jamie Reed expected.</p> <p> Now South will play defending 4A state champion Collins Friday in Shelbyville having played just a three-quarter scrimmage against Shelby County Aug. 15.</p> <p> Collins lost 33-14 at Simon Kenton in its opener last week.</p>