South Oldham

  • 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.
  • Volleyball: Dunbar sweeps Dragons
    CRESTWOOD – Paul Laurence Dunbar showed Thursday night why it was ranked No. 7 in the state preseason coaches’ poll. The Lady Bulldogs won a tight first game, 25-20, before claiming 25-13 and 25-18 game victories in a sweep of South Oldham. The Lady Dragons (1-1) suffered their first loss after sweeping Fern Creek Monday night.
  • Boys golf: North wins tri-match
    PROSPECT – North Oldham shot a nine-hole 158 (+14) to take a tri-match against Oldham County and South Oldham Thursday at Nevel Meade Golf Course. North’s Mason Lenhart shot the day’s best round, firing a 37 (+1). Next were Tyler Reller (39 +3) and Michael Vissing and Crosby Cameron (41, +5). OC (178, +34) edged out South (179, +35) for second place. Grant Larimore led the Colonels with a 42 (+6). Following Larimore were Michael Brown (43, +7), Grayson Willard (44, +8) and Matthew Crobmie (49, +13).
  • Field hockey preview: Sport is KHSAA-sponsored for first time
    North Oldham and South Oldham have been playing field hockey for awhile but this year both schools will compete for a KHSAA title for the first time. The state’s high school sports governing body announced earlier this year that field hockey will be an officially sponsored fall sport, starting this season. That move will hopefully create growth in the number of teams competing across the state, North coach Michelle Dixon said.
  • South Oldham football preview: South brings back big, talented roster
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham was impressive across the field in its scrimmage against Shelby County Friday night at Dragon Stadium. Senior quarterback Michael McGee completed underneath throws, intermediate passes and deep balls in leading the Dragons on four touchdown drives. The Dragon defensive line dominated the Rockets’ front, sacking Shelby quarterback Britton Woolwine four times. And on the rare occasions Rocket ball carriers broke through the South line, linebackers Nick Bass and Connor John were there to make tackles.
  • Boys soccer: Dragons drop opener
    CRESTWOOD – A season South Oldham hopes will be a special one got off to a disappointing start Monday night. Fern Creek scored two second-half goals to beat the Dragons 2-1 at Dragon Stadium. Monday was a frustrating night for South, which lost despite out-shooting the Tigers 22-11. Thirteen of those Dragon shots came in the second half and none of them found the back of the net.
  • Girls golf preview: All three schools have full rosters
    North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham all have full varsity teams and high hopes for the 2014 season. The Lady Mustangs, Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons started play in recent days and will continue up through the region tournament in October. None of the three qualified for the state tournament last fall but North did send an individual competitor who returns this season in Katie Posto.   North Oldham
  • High school football season begins Friday
    North Oldham is gunning for a district crown and maybe more. Oldham County is starting its program fresh with a new coach. South Oldham is building off one of the best years in program history. Starting Friday, county football fans can see how these programs will fare in the 2014 season. North, OC and South will all be in action that night to begin their respective seasons. North will open against Evansville (Ind.) Central for the second straight year in the VisionWorks Bowl.
  • Oldham County Classic: Mustangs second to St. X at OC Country Club
    BUCKNER – The programs that finished Nos. 1 and 2 in Region 6 last year look like they’ll again be the top two in the region this fall. Defending region runner-up North Oldham shot a team score of 293 Monday at the Oldham County Country Club, finishing second to defending region champ St. Xavier (285) in the Sixth Annual Oldham County Classic. Tournament host Oldham County (339) was 10th in a field primarily made up of Louisville-area schools. South Oldham (346) was 13th.