South Oldham

  • Volleyball: OC sweeps South, stays unbeaten
    CRESTWOOD ­– Oldham County showed some rare imperfections early on against South Oldham Thursday, but roared back to keep its undefeated record intact. The Lady Colonels trailed 18-11 at one point in the first set but came back to win the set 25-23, then took the next two to sweep the Lady Dragons, 3-0. OC (19-0) is off to the best start in school history and is now ranked No. 5 in the state.
  • Football: Colonels host unbeaten Dragons
    Oldham County will hope to make the second intra-county football rivalry game of the year go differently than the first. North Oldham stifled the Colonels last month in Goshen on its way to a 42-7 win. At 7:30 p.m. Friday OC (0-3) will welcome Class 5A No. 6 South Oldham (2-0) to Bell Field with sights set on a better outcome. The Dragons are coming off an emotional home win over Class 5A No. 7 Anderson County, while the Colonels fell 49-7 last week at Class 5A No. 4 Franklin County.
  • Boys golf: North out to defend Oldham Cup
    The county’s most prized boys golf trophy will be up for grabs next week. The Oldham Cup competition will begin at 4:30 Tuesday afternoon at Oldham County Country Club. Play will continue over the next two days at Harmony Landing and Nevel Meade. Coach Larry Dunn’s North Oldham team beat Oldham County and South Oldham for the title last fall. North out-paced both OC and South in the Oldham County Classic in August, finishing second only to St. Xavier.  
  • Girls soccer: South handles intensity, beats OC
    BUCKNER – There were two top 25 teams, two full student sections and an official that was allowing plenty of physical contact Monday. No. 11 South Oldham (7-1) handled that atmosphere and came out with a 3-1 road victory at its archrival, No. 21 Oldham County (2-4). The win was the seventh straight for the Lady Dragons. It also broke an eight-game Lady Colonel winning streak in the series, including matchups last year in the regular season and District 29 and Region 8 championship games.
  • Football: Pick-six seals wild Dragon win
    CRESTWOOD – On a Friday night where neither team could get a stop, it was a Connor John defensive play that finished off a landmark South Oldham victory. John returned an Anderson County interception 35 yards for a touchdown with 1:25 left and his team up by just two points, sealing a 52-43 South win at Dragon Stadium. The win was the Dragons’ (2-0) first ever in 11 tries against the Bearcats (1-1).
  • 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.