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South Oldham

  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • Boys soccer: New position, same production for Lister
    Christian Lister’s been on the field for South Oldham’s varsity ever since he was a ninth-grader for the Dragons. He started out his career as a defensive player for South and moved to central midfield, where he was third on the team in goals in 2012 and second on the team in 2013. Coach Kenny Burke wanted to try Lister at a third position for his senior year – forward.