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South Oldham

  • Region 8 boys soccer: South beats North for championship
    SHELBYVILLE – The first two times No. 12 North Oldham and No. 8 South Oldham met this season, close games and tough play fueled the rivalry between the two squads. Meeting for the third time last Thursday at Collins with the Region 8 title on the line, the play was still rough but not as close as South Oldham came out with a 2-0 victory, punching a ticket to the state tournament.
  • 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.”
  • Region 8 girls soccer: Rowland nets three, South wins region
    VERONA – South Oldham enjoyed four relatively stress-free matches to begin its postseason. Stephanie Rowland and the Lady Dragon defense allowed South to enjoy a fifth Thursday night. Rowland scored three first-half goals and the No. 8 Lady Dragons beat Anderson County 3-1 at Walton-Verona in the championship game of the Region 8 Tournament. South (19-4), whose 395 wins are the most among all Kentucky high school teams, will go back to the state tournament for the first time since 2009.
  • 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.
  • 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.