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South Oldham

  • Field hockey: North wins in strokes
    CRESTWOOD – North Oldham and South Oldham needed an extra 10 minutes to decide their field hockey match Monday night in the mist at Dragon Stadium. When the 10-minute overtime wasn’t enough to break a 2-2 deadlock, the teams went into penalty strokes. Lady Mustangs Charlie McCauley and Madison Cobb converted their strokes and goalie Sarah Foye didn’t allow a Lady Dragon to score, giving North a 2-0 advantage and a 3-2 win over its county rival.
  • Boys cross-country: Fryman wins Rumble at home course
    GOSHEN – Trenton Fryman had come close to winning his home meet twice before. The North Oldham junior finished third in the 2012 Rumble Through the Jungle and came in second one year ago. Fryman broke through Saturday, winning the boys 5K at the Rumble, an annual meet North hosts at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. Fryman passed Madison Central’s Brennan Fields on the final of three laps to finish first with a time of 16:08.33. Fields (16:11.47) was second, followed by third-place Tanner Dowdy of South Oldham (16:26.40).
  • Girls cross-country: OC second in Rumble
    GOSHEN – Oldham County used a consistent approach to get a runner-up finish Saturday. The Lady Colonels placed five runners between positions 18-33 and came in second only to DuPont Manual in the team competition of the Rumble Through the Jungle on Saturday morning at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. Junior Sammy Griffin led OC with an 18th place finish, running the three laps in 20:36.53. “I’m always so proud of the team,” Griffin said. “…I think everybody did well.”
  • Boys golf: North out to defend Oldham Cup
    The county’s most prized boys golf trophy will be up for grabs next week. The Oldham Cup competition will begin at 4:30 Tuesday afternoon at Oldham County Country Club. Play will continue over the next two days at Harmony Landing and Nevel Meade. Coach Larry Dunn’s North Oldham team beat Oldham County and South Oldham for the title last fall. North out-paced both OC and South in the Oldham County Classic in August, finishing second only to St. Xavier.  
  • Girls soccer: North, South starting season well
    One year after Oldham County dominated girls soccer in the county, its crosstown rivals are off to strong starts. North Oldham was 4-0-1 going into a game at Grant County Wednesday night that was played after the Era’s press deadline. Meanwhile South Oldham was 4-1 going into a game at Ballard Wednesday that was also played after the Era’s deadline. North has scored 25 goals in its first five matches while only allowing five. South has also allowed five while scoring 13.
  • Boys soccer: Lister scores three, South beats OC
    CRESTWOOD – A stingy defense and the finishing abilities of senior forward Christian Lister put South Oldham in the district driver’s seat Tuesday. Lister scored three second-half goals and the Dragon defense didn’t allow Oldham County to put a shot on goal until the final minute. That combination added up to a 3-0 South win on a chilly night at Dragon Stadium. Tuesday’s win marked the Dragons’ first shutout of the Colonels in six years.
  • Football: Thompson does it all in South rout
    BUCKNER – Something good happened for South Oldham seemingly every time Starr Thompson touched the ball Friday night. The junior wingback ran for, threw for and caught a touchdown. He added an interception while playing cornerback. Thompson set the tone as Class 5A No. 6 South rolled to its fourth straight win over rival Oldham County, 42-7 on the road at Bell Field. The four-game winning streak marks the Dragons’ (3-0) longest run in their series against their Highway 146 rivals.
  • Volleyball: OC sweeps South, stays unbeaten
    CRESTWOOD ­– Oldham County showed some rare imperfections early on against South Oldham Thursday, but roared back to keep its undefeated record intact. The Lady Colonels trailed 18-11 at one point in the first set but came back to win the set 25-23, then took the next two to sweep the Lady Dragons, 3-0. OC (19-0) is off to the best start in school history and is now ranked No. 5 in the state.
  • Football: Colonels host unbeaten Dragons
    Oldham County will hope to make the second intra-county football rivalry game of the year go differently than the first. North Oldham stifled the Colonels last month in Goshen on its way to a 42-7 win. At 7:30 p.m. Friday OC (0-3) will welcome Class 5A No. 6 South Oldham (2-0) to Bell Field with sights set on a better outcome. The Dragons are coming off an emotional home win over Class 5A No. 7 Anderson County, while the Colonels fell 49-7 last week at Class 5A No. 4 Franklin County.
  • Girls soccer: South handles intensity, beats OC
    BUCKNER – There were two top 25 teams, two full student sections and an official that was allowing plenty of physical contact Monday. No. 11 South Oldham (7-1) handled that atmosphere and came out with a 3-1 road victory at its archrival, No. 21 Oldham County (2-4). The win was the seventh straight for the Lady Dragons. It also broke an eight-game Lady Colonel winning streak in the series, including matchups last year in the regular season and District 29 and Region 8 championship games.