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South Oldham

  • Volleyball: Grimm gets 300th win
    South Oldham volleyball coach Amy Grimm won her 300th career match with the Lady Dragons on Friday, beating Bishop Brossart 2-0. Grimm, a five-year varsity volleyball letter winner and graduate of South (’96), has been playing and coaching volleyball since she was five.   She started her playing career at St. Aloysius Elementary School prior to playing her middle and high school ball at South Oldham.  
  • Soccer: District 29 Tournament rescheduled
    Rain showers that hit Oldham County on Monday and Tuesday mornings have forced the District 29 soccer tournament to be rescheduled. The tournament, which was scheduled to start on Monday night at Oldham County, will now begin Wednesday night. South Oldham and Oldham County's girls soccer teams will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at OC in the first semifinal. North Oldham and OC's boys teams will play their semifinal match after that.
  • Soccer: District semifinals postponed
    The District 29 soccer semifinals scheduled to be played Monday night at Oldham County have been postponed due to subpar field conditions. OC was scheduled to host South Oldham in the girls semifinal at 6 p.m., with the boys semifinal between North Oldham and OC to follow. The district finals were scheduled to be played Wednesday night, with the winner of the girls semifinal playing North at 6 and the winner of the boys semifinal playing South at 8.
  • Football: South holds on for key district win
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham went into its game Friday against Cooper in search of a complete performance. The Dragons put together solid four-quarter efforts to begin the season with wins against Collins, Anderson County and Oldham County, but couldn’t sustain success in their last three games – losses to North Oldham and Conner and a win against Grant County. As senior linebacker Connor John described it, South got back on top of a roller coaster Friday against Cooper.
  • Boys soccer: Dragons, Bulldogs play to scoreless draw
    CRESTWOOD – Defense wins championships, and on Thursday night No. 2 Paul Laurence Dunbar and No. 9 South Oldham showed why they’re both favored to win their respective region championships and contend for a state crown. The Dragons and Bulldogs played to a 0-0 draw at Dragon Stadium in each team’s regular season finale. Both sides produced quality chances but neither could break completely through the other’s defense and goalkeeper.
  • Cross-country: Cole Dowdy, Searcy claim county titles
    BUCKNER – The Oldham County championships Wednesday went to prove just how even cross-country competition is in the county this season. Host Oldham County won the girls championship after the Lady Colonels got the advantage over North Oldham and South Oldham thanks to a tiebreaker. South Oldham won the boys title over North Oldham, placing four runners in the top five. South swept the individual titles, with sophomore Hallie Searcy winning the girls 5K and junior Cole Dowdy winning the boys championship.  
  • Football: Dragons snap losing streak, beat Grant
    DRY RIDGE ­– South Oldham wasn’t perfect Friday but it did enough to break a two-game losing streak. Senior fullback Kevin Kuriger rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown and the Dragons took a 21-9 win at Grant County. South (4-2, 1-1 Class 5-A, District 5) had a punt blocked for a safety, missed a field goal and fumbled four times in the second half. But the Dragon defense stood tall, giving up just five first downs outside of a third-quarter Braves touchdown drive.
  • Soccer, volleyball state draws set
    Boys soccer, girls soccer and volleyball teams across the state learned their potential state tournament roadmaps last week. North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham all compete in Region 8 in each of those three sports.   Boys Soccer The Region 8 champ will host the Region 6 champ at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28. No. 18 Fern Creek (13-0) is the highest ranked team in that region according to the latest Maher Rankings.
  • Boys soccer: Howard scores two, lifts South past North
    GOSHEN – Mason Howard is a player who gets overshadowed on his South Oldham team. Thirteen Dragons had scored going into South’s game at North Oldham on Oct. 1. Howard wasn’t one of them. But the senior midfielder put his name in the stat sheet in a big way against the Mustangs, scoring one goal with 25 minutes left in the match and another five minutes later on a penalty kick. His two goals were the decisive moments in a 2-1 Dragon victory.
  • Boys golf: Shamrocks nip Mustangs for second
    PPROSPECT – The race to watch Tuesday at Nevel Meade Golf Course was the one for second place. St. Xavier obliterated the field at the Region 6 Tournament, shooting a 276. But each region is allowed two entrants into the state tournament, and the second spot was up for grabs between Trinity and North Oldham. One year ago at Midland Trail in Louisville it was the Mustangs who beat the Shamrocks, 305 to 306, for that runner-up spot and state tournament berth.