http://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Colonel football falls to Henry County http://www.oldhamera.com/content/colonel-football-falls-henry-county <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3161.jpg" alt="Oldham County&#039;s Preston Dykes drags down Henry County&#039;s Tyler Raisor. The sophomore finished with four tackles. " title="Oldham County&#039;s Preston Dykes drags down Henry County&#039;s Tyler Raisor. The sophomore finished with four tackles. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The opportunities were there, but Oldham County football was a few plays short in their season opener against Henry County, a 20-14 defeat in overtime. Henry County&rsquo;s Nick Riggs rushed for a 10-yard touchdown on the first play in overtime and the Colonels fumbled the first snap on their ensuing possession to end the game.</p> Zaubi polished for final year http://www.oldhamera.com/content/zaubi-polished-final-year <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1557.jpg" alt="South Oldham quarterback Drew Zaubi passed for 2,317 yards and 32 touchdowns last season. " title="South Oldham quarterback Drew Zaubi passed for 2,317 yards and 32 touchdowns last season. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Players develop in the offseason, but few progress as much as South Oldham quarterback Drew Zaubi did from his sophomore to junior year. As he begins his senior season Friday night against 2016 2-A state champion Christian Academy of Louisville, he will start to showcase another offseason of development.</span></p> Soccer: Lady Colonels fall to Manual http://www.oldhamera.com/content/soccer-lady-colonels-fall-manual <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2942.jpg" alt="Oldham County&#039;s Olivia Stanley controls the ball against Manual." title="Oldham County&#039;s Olivia Stanley controls the ball against Manual." align="left" hspace="6" width="96" height="85" /><p> With a short-handed roster because of injuries and family responsibilities, Oldham County girls soccer fell to DuPont Manual 3-2 Wednesday night. Junior Tristan Whalen scored two goals for the Lady Colonels in their first home game of the season.</p> Passing still desired in South Oldham’s route http://www.oldhamera.com/content/passing-still-desired-south-oldham%E2%80%99s-route <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2033.jpg" alt="South Oldham’s Helena Cook had an assist in the Lady Dragons’ win over Butler." title="South Oldham’s Helena Cook had an assist in the Lady Dragons’ win over Butler." align="left" hspace="6" width="87" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">South Oldham field hockey opened its 2017 season in dominant fashion, defeating Butler 16-0 in a game called at halftime. Anna Crump had a team-high six goals and two assists while Skye Thompson scored five goals.</span></p> Takeaways from South Oldham's scrimmage http://www.oldhamera.com/content/takeaways-south-oldhams-scrimmage <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1597.jpg" alt="South Oldham safety John Downing intercepts a pass against Butler." title="South Oldham safety John Downing intercepts a pass against Butler." align="left" hspace="6" width="94" height="85" /><p> A week before its first game of the 2017 season, South Oldham football hosted Butler Thursday night for a preseason scrimmage. The Dragons led the Bears 28-21 through three quarters before giving way to JV and freshmen players for the final period.</p> <p> JT Benson scored two touchdowns and Drew Zaubi completed 5 of 11 passes for 86 yards.</p> Lady Colonel volleyball wants to close out matches http://www.oldhamera.com/content/lady-colonel-volleyball-wants-close-out-matches <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8900.jpg" alt="Oldham County’s Sylvie Miller digs a ball last year against North Oldham. Miller led the team in kills in 2016. " title="Oldham County’s Sylvie Miller digs a ball last year against North Oldham. Miller led the team in kills in 2016. " align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Finishing games was Oldham County volleyball&rsquo;s motivational emphasis this offseason. Coach Vince McDonough believes the Lady Colonels could have won 28 or 29 matches in 2016, instead of 21, if they would have closed out teams.</span></p> Lady Dragon volleyball looking to end the right way http://www.oldhamera.com/content/lady-dragon-volleyball-looking-end-right-way <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/301a2804.jpg" alt="South Oldham’s Zoie Cullison soars for a kill against North Oldham last year. " title="South Oldham’s Zoie Cullison soars for a kill against North Oldham last year. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">South Oldham wants to play its best volleyball at the end of the season this year. In 2016, the Lady Dragons began the season 11-2 before losing 17 of their final 20 matches. Coach Amy Wells said the struggles left a bad taste in the team&rsquo;s mouth because everyone left thinking they didn&rsquo;t play well despite the hot start.</span></p> First and 10: Questions for the football season http://www.oldhamera.com/content/first-and-10-questions-football-season <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/301a1989.jpg" alt="South Oldham’s Jamie Reed became the program’s winningest coach last year as the Dragons finished with the best season in school history." title="South Oldham’s Jamie Reed became the program’s winningest coach last year as the Dragons finished with the best season in school history." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Football is here. Well not quite just yet as the season officially kicks off Aug. 18. In the meantime, there are plenty of questions that can be debated before games are won and lost in the coming weeks and months.</span></p> <p> <strong>How will South Oldham fare against the preseason hype?</strong></p>