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South Oldham

  • Girls Basketball: South recovers from early struggles, beats OC
    BUCKNER – South Oldham got off to its worst possible offensive start on the road Friday at Oldham County. The Lady Dragons didn’t score a single point in the first quarter, trailing 13-0 after the opening eight minutes. But South eventually got on track and proceeded to dominate the rest of the game. Sophomore guard Sydney Herold came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points and South won 48-39. The Lady Dragons (7-6, 1-0 District 29) outscored OC (7-9, 0-2) 48-26 over the final 24 minutes Friday and have now won three of four games.
  • Girls Basketball: South falls at Shelby
    SHELBYVILLE – Using their size advantage from the opening tip the Shelby County Rockets put South Oldham away early in rolling to a 58-45 region win Tuesday. “We talked about it and talked about it over Christmas break, about being able to do that when we could,” Shelby coach Jason Holland said. “I think we actually started it back in the Anderson game when we only shot five 3’s and got so much inside. The girls may have realized if we can that to a team like Anderson we can do it against any team in the region.”
  • Girls Soccer: Lady Dragons honored by MaxPreps
    South Oldham’s girls soccer team will be honored by MaxPreps, a high school sports website, and the Army National Guard before South’s girls basketball game at 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Out of more than 10,000 high school girls soccer teams nationwide, only 10 of the nation’s top-ranked teams are being honored on the MaxPreps Girls Soccer Tour of Champions.
  • South hiring coaches
    South Oldham is seeking head coaches for both field hockey and girls soccer for next season. Interested applicants can contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at 502-241-6035 or at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us.
  • Swimming: North wins combined meet
    North Oldham edged second-place Christian Academy-Louisville and third-place South Oldham in the combined standings of a four-team meet Friday night at the University of Louisville. North finished second in both the boys and girls events but was first overall with 333 points. Next came CAL (303), South (266) and Oldham County (112). South (167) won the boys meet. Next were North (160), CAL (113) and OC (59). CAL (190) took first in the girls competition, followed by North (173), South (99) and OC (53).
  • County hoops December in review
    The high school basketball season is a month old, which makes it a good time to review how things have gone so far for the six county schools. December saw the South Oldham debut of girls coach Jessica Conner and head coaching debut of North Oldham’s Rob Burton. The month saw Oldham County’s boys come up just short in their bid to win the Best in Hoops Tournament and North’s boys edge South in the championship of the Coach Bob Classic.
  • Football: North back Beasley earns Ky. all-state honors
    North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley was selected as one of the state’s best running backs last week after a standout 2014 season. Beasley was named a third-team all-state running back by the Courier-Journal. Beasley received the honor after rushing for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season on just 157 attempts. The senior also caught 31 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns. His 212 points this season were a school record. Beasley is being recruited right now across several levels of college football.
  • Coach Bob Classic Finals: North rallies past South for title
    CRESTWOOD – Rob Burton spent Sunday night preaching patience to his North Oldham team. The Mustangs trailed throughout most of their matchup with South Oldham in the championship game of the Dragons’ Coach Bob Classic. South had controlled the game by shooting the ball well and keeping North’s offense in check. But Burton reasoned that eventually the Dragons would miss a few shots and that his team would start hitting its own.
  • Coach Bob Classic Semifinals: South offense clicks in win over Bourbon
    CRESTWOOD – Trent Bouvet staked South Oldham to an early lead Saturday night and Grant Williams helped the Dragons hold it. Bouvet and Williams combined to score 45 points as South beat Bourbon County 85-76 in the semifinals of the Coach Bob Classic.
  • Boys Basketball: South honoring ‘Coach Bob’ with tournament
    When South Oldham coach Steve Simpson started the team’s Christmas break tournament last year, he wanted to name the event each year after a different person who was important to the school. The 2013 event was named after John Fendley, a late county attorney who’d been a devoted South basketball fan. For the tournament’s second run, Simpson looked to his own coaching staff. The Dragons and seven other teams will compete this weekend in the Coach Bob Classic, named for South assistant Bob Simpson.