http://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en Girls soccer: North tops South, finishes county sweep http://www.oldhamera.com/content/girls-soccer-north-tops-south-finishes-county-sweep <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/caroline_brewer_1.jpg" alt="North Oldham junior Caroline Brewer runs after a loose ball during the Lady Mustangs&#039; 1-0 win against South Oldham Monday in Crestwood. North clinched the regular season district title and a spot in next month&#039;s Region 8 tournament with the win." title="North Oldham junior Caroline Brewer runs after a loose ball during the Lady Mustangs&#039; 1-0 win against South Oldham Monday in Crestwood. North clinched the regular season district title and a spot in next month&#039;s Region 8 tournament with the win." align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> CRESTWOOD &ndash; Playing in a district with Oldham County and South Oldham, North Oldham&rsquo;s girls have been overshadowed in the past.</p> <p> The Lady Mustangs have sat and watched as the Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons both represented their district in the Region 8 Tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013.</p> <p> North stopped that trend over the last week.</p> <p> The Lady Mustangs won 1-0 at South on Monday night at Dragon Stadium, four nights after beating OC 2-1 in Goshen.</p> Girls soccer: North tops South, finishes county sweep http://www.oldhamera.com/content/girls-soccer-north-tops-south-finishes-county-sweep <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/caroline_brewer_1.jpg" alt="North Oldham junior Caroline Brewer runs after a loose ball during the Lady Mustangs&#039; 1-0 win against South Oldham Monday in Crestwood. North clinched the regular season district title and a spot in next month&#039;s Region 8 tournament with the win." title="North Oldham junior Caroline Brewer runs after a loose ball during the Lady Mustangs&#039; 1-0 win against South Oldham Monday in Crestwood. North clinched the regular season district title and a spot in next month&#039;s Region 8 tournament with the win." align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> CRESTWOOD &ndash; Playing in a district with Oldham County and South Oldham, North Oldham&rsquo;s girls have been overshadowed in the past.</p> <p> The Lady Mustangs have sat and watched as the Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons both represented their district in the Region 8 Tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013.</p> <p> North stopped that trend over the last week.</p> <p> The Lady Mustangs won 1-0 at South on Monday night at Dragon Stadium, four nights after beating OC 2-1 in Goshen.</p> Stephens: Wildcats showcase defense in low-scoring win http://www.oldhamera.com/content/stephens-wildcats-showcase-defense-low-scoring-win <p> LEXINGTON &ndash; The University of Kentucky&rsquo;s 17-7 win against Vanderbilt on Saturday wasn&rsquo;t easy on the eye.</p> <p> Unless, of course, you&rsquo;re a former defensive back, defensive position coach and defensive coordinator like UK coach Mark Stoops.</p> <p> &ldquo;That was a thing of beauty,&rdquo; Stoops facetiously said as he opened his postgame press conference. &ldquo;For a defensive guy, it was.&rdquo;</p> Football: Mustangs blow chances, drop district opener http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-mustangs-blow-chances-drop-district-opener <img src="http://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adam_osborn.jpg" alt="North Oldham&#039;s Adam Osborn runs the ball during the first quarter of the Mustangs&#039; 21-13 loss to Spencer County on Friday in Taylorsville." title="North Oldham&#039;s Adam Osborn runs the ball during the first quarter of the Mustangs&#039; 21-13 loss to Spencer County on Friday in Taylorsville." align="left" hspace="6" width="121" height="85" /><p> TAYLORSVILLE &ndash; Several missed opportunities to score turned into one big missed opportunity for North Oldham to score a road win in its district opener.</p> <p> The Mustangs left 14 points on the field at Spencer County and lost 21-13 to the Bears Friday night in their first district game.</p> <p> Class 4A, No. 7 North (3-2) missed two field goals and an extra point. The Mustangs also came away empty on a 1<sup>st</sup> and goal chance from the Spencer 1-yard line late in the first quarter.</p> Football: Bullitt East handles OC http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-bullitt-east-handles-oc <p> Konnor Polson threw for 192 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 44 yards in leading Bullitt East to a 44-21 win over Oldham County Friday night in Buckner.</p> <p> The Chargers led 10-7 after the first quarter but took the game over in the second, scoring 27 points to take a 37-7 lead into halftime.</p> <p> Colonel quarterback James Harding was 14-of-39 for 185 yards with two touchdown passes and one interception.</p> <p> OC receiver Allan Farrow hauled in three passes for 87 yards and a touchdown. Justin Viar had six catches for 48 yards and a score.</p> Football: Bullitt East handles OC http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-bullitt-east-handles-oc <p> Konnor Polson threw for 192 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 44 yards in leading Bullitt East to a 44-21 win over Oldham County Friday night in Buckner.</p> <p> The Chargers led 10-7 after the first quarter but took the game over in the second, scoring 27 points to take a 37-7 lead into halftime.</p> <p> Colonel quarterback James Harding was 14-of-39 for 185 yards with two touchdown passes and one interception.</p> <p> OC receiver Allan Farrow hauled in three passes for 87 yards and a touchdown. Justin Viar had six catches for 48 yards and a score.</p> Football: Padgett leads Conner past South http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-padgett-leads-conner-past-south <p> Conner quarterback Kyler Padgett threw for 143 yards and a touchdown and ran for 123 yards and two more TD&rsquo;s Friday in leading the Cougars to a 27-21 win over South Oldham in Hebron.</p> <p> The Dragons (3-2, 0-1 Class 5-A, District 5) have now lost two straight games after winning their first three.</p> <p> South quarterback Michael McGee was 15-of-29 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions against Conner (1-4, 1-0). McGee also ran for a touchdown.</p> <p> Keanan John and Jackson Skeeters each hauled in touchdown passes.</p> Football: Padgett leads Conner past South http://www.oldhamera.com/content/football-padgett-leads-conner-past-south <p> Conner quarterback Kyler Padgett threw for 143 yards and a touchdown and ran for 123 yards and two more TD&rsquo;s Friday in leading the Cougars to a 27-21 win over South Oldham in Hebron.</p> <p> The Dragons (3-2, 0-1 Class 5-A, District 5) have now lost two straight games after winning their first three.</p> <p> South quarterback Michael McGee was 15-of-29 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions against Conner (1-4, 1-0). McGee also ran for a touchdown.</p> <p> Keanan John and Jackson Skeeters each hauled in touchdown passes.</p>