South Oldham

  • Field hockey: Lady Dragons handle St. Francis
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham scored the first four goals Thursday and eased to a 6-2 home win at Dragon Stadium against St. Francis. Lady Dragon freshman Emily Durham and junior Storm Thompson scored two goals each. “We communicated well and worked hard,” Thompson said. Durham scored South’s first goal with 17:02 left in the first half off a Thompson assist. Thompson made the Lady Dragon lead 2-0 more than 10 minutes later off an Avery Periard assist.
  • Boys soccer: South pleases big crowd with win over St. X
    CRESTWOOD – As the clock ticked down Wednesday night a South Oldham administrator stood in front of the entrance of a packed student section. He allowed one student to go out and remove two metal barricades separating the rubber track at Dragon Stadium from the turf field. The administrator then temporarily held back the students while waiting for South and St. Xavier soccer players to shake hands.
  • Football: South dancing into showdown vs. Anderson
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham football will waltz into a Top 10 dance Friday night looking to swing with the partner it took. “Dance with the girl we’ve brought” has been a motto for South coaches this season. In past years the Dragons have gotten too creative in game planning for individual teams to the point that it becomes a detriment, coach Jamie Reed said. This year South, ranked No. 7 in Class 5A by the Associated Press and coming off a win against Collins, is sticking with what it does best – running the ball.
  • 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.
  • Football: Kuriger carries Dragons
    SHELBYVILLE – Behind a dominating performance from the offensive line, the South Oldham Dragons won 32-17 Friday at Collins. The Dragons’ line sprang fullback Kevin Kuriger for 243 yards on 28 carries while allowing South (1-0) to control the tempo and pick up a win in its season opener against the defending 4A state champions.
  • Girls golf: Lady Mustangs take tri-match
  • Boys soccer: New Dragon stands out in rout
    SHELBYVILLE – South Oldham was already projected to contend for a region title and more this year, picked No. 7 in the preseason coaches’ poll. Now the Dragons have added another goal-scorer to their roster and he’s wasted little time asserting himself on the field. Jonas Prenn, an Italian foreign exchange student who joined South’s team earlier this month, scored two goals Wednesday in his fourth game as the visiting Dragons shut out Shelby County 6-0.
  • Football: South Oldham visits Collins
    South Oldham also had its opener canceled due to inclement weather. The Dragons were supposed to play at West Jessamine late last Friday in the second game of the Visitnich.com Bowl. But West Jessamine administration canceled the game due to lightning and did so a little earlier than South coach Jamie Reed expected. Now South will play defending 4A state champion Collins Friday in Shelbyville having played just a three-quarter scrimmage against Shelby County Aug. 15. Collins lost 33-14 at Simon Kenton in its opener last week.
  • Volleyball: Road to Region 8 crown goes through District 29
    Oldham County schools have dominated Region 8 volleyball since regions were redrawn in 2003. North Oldham, Oldham County or South Oldham has won the region every year since that time, with OC taking the crown last season. With OC and North both in the preseason top 15 and South getting better, South coach Amy Grimm expects that District 29 dominance to continue in 2014. “Of course the three best teams in our region are in Oldham County,” Grimm said. “It’s North, South and OC every year.
  • Football: Severe weather causes cancellations of two county games
    BUCKNER – Going into Friday night, the biggest threat to area high school football games looked like it would be rising heat indexes. But a thunderstorm blew through the region at about 6:30 p.m., causing games with 7:30 starts to be delayed. Lingering lightning then led to cancellations of several games, including two involving county teams.