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South Oldham

  • Wrestling: Colonels, Mustangs head to State Duals
    Championship season for high school wrestling in the state will start this Saturday in western Kentucky. North Oldham and Oldham County will join other top high school wrestling programs in Morganfield for the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals. The Duals will be hosted by Union County, a perennial state power and the favorite in the small-school division, where North competes.
  • Swimming: North wins 5th straight county crown
    LOUISVILLE – The county’s three schools have competed for the Oldham County Cup for six years now, but one school has dominated the series. North Oldham was best in the pool once again Saturday night, sweeping the boys’ and girls’ titles to win the Cup for the fifth straight year. North totaled 498 points in the meet held at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium – the same facility which will host the upcoming region and state events.
  • Girls Basketball: South third-quarter run buries North
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham lost the first, second and fourth quarters against North Oldham Wednesday night by a combined total of 39-38. Fortunately for the Lady Dragons the teams played a third quarter, and that’s where they dominated. South out-scored the Lady Mustangs 26-4 in the third and won 64-43 in a District 29 matchup. The Lady Dragons (10-7, 2-0 district) can now clinch the top seed in next month's district tournament if they beat Trimble County at home on Feb. 2.
  • Football: Beasley, John star in Border Bowl win
    Two former rivals combined last weekend to lead a team of Kentucky all-stars to a win in the Border Bowl game against Tennessee’s all-stars. Former North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley and former South Oldham middle linebacker Connor John were named MVP and Defensive MVP, respectively, in Kentucky’s 33-32 win Saturday in Williamsburg. Beasley and John led Kentucky to a 33-19 fourth-quarter lead. Kentucky then held off a late Tennessee rally to win the game.
  • Girs Soccer: Lady Dragons honored
    South Oldham’s girls soccer team was honored before South’s girls basketball game against North Oldham on Jan. 21 in Crestwood. The Lady Dragons were recognized as a nationally ranked team as part of the MaxPreps Tour of Champions, presented by the Army National Guard. South beat Owensboro Catholic 4-1 in November to win the program’s state-record seventh KHSAA title. Lady Dragon coach Cy Tucker, the only coach in South’s history, stepped down after the season ended.
  • Boys Basketball: OC, South both handle Henry
    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham and Oldham County each notched lopsided wins at Henry County over the weekend. Trent Bouvet scored 26 points Friday in leading the Dragons over Henry by a score of 83-65. Then on Saturday night, 15 different OC players scored as the Colonels crushed the Wildcats 79-40. That win capped a 3-0 week for OC, which re-appeared in this week’s Litkenhous top 20 at No. 14. Oldham County 79 Henry County 40 The visiting Colonels started the game with a 20-0 run.
  • Boys Basketball: Cantrell powers South to home win
    CRESTWOOD – Injuries have forced South Oldham coach Steve Simpson to spend the last month tweaking his lineup. One of those tweaks has been to move sophomore Cooper Cantrell from the bench into the lineup. And after originally having him play point guard in place of injured junior Grant Williams, Simpson has moved Cantrell off the ball to small forward. Cantrell scored 13 points in a loss to Mercer County Tuesday, then played his career game Thursday night.
  • Girls Basketball: Lady Dragons hand Eastern second loss
    CRESTWOOD – It took each of South’s Oldham’s “Big Three” to beat an Eastern team that came into Saturday with just one loss. Erin Wilson, Sydney Jones and Abbey Van Zant, all seniors, combined for 58 points as the Lady Dragons notched a 76-74 win against the Eagles on Saturday afternoon. Eastern (12-2) was just outside the top 20 in this week’s Litkenhous ratings. The Eagles, with a 94.5 rating, became the highest-rated team South (9-7) has knocked off in coach Jessica Conner’s first year in Crestwood.
  • Boys Basketball: Cochran, Test lead Collins past South
    SHELBYVILLE – Facing a short-handed South Oldham club, the Collins took care of business early to roll to a 70-51 win over the Dragons Tuesday. With South missing three of its top players due to injuries and other issues, Collins went to work immediately and jumped out to a pair of quick leads before the Dragons managed to close the gap, leaving Collins with a 22-16 first-period lead.
  • Boys Basketball: OC pulls away from out-manned South
    BUCKNER – The Litkenhous-rated No. 12 team in the state took awhile to get rolling in a rivalry game Friday night. But Oldham County’s depth and talent eventually took over against a South Oldham team missing two of its top players, and the Colonels rolled to a 29-point win. Senior point guard Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 20 points in leading No. 12 OC to a 70-41 home win over a thin South squad.