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South Oldham

  • Live updates for 2A state track meet
     With the 2A state track and field meet set to start in under an hour, check in throughout with live results as they happen with the link below:  http://bit.ly/JXafN7              
  • After day one, only one local remains at state tennis tournament
    While the track and field teams take to Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park today at the 2A state track meet, the tennis state tournament will be easing into day two at the University of Kentucky with only one local player, Jordan Pitts, left in the mix.
  • Local teams will look for strong showings in 2A state track meet today
    When the 2A state track meet kicks off today at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park, the University of Louisville will have plenty of local flavor as both North and South Oldham will be looking to make a dent on the field.
  • South water skier among best in the country
    She sits down in the calm water, clutching a rope. Suddenly, the boat takes off, lifting South Oldham High School senior Elizabeth Fowler out of the water on a slalom ski. She curves around a series of buoys with ease and grace. A competitive water skier, Fowler is one of the best in the country. She’s also an instructor and this fall, she’ll be swimming with elite skiers at the University of Alabama.
  • Angler starts next chapter
    On a dreary Saturday morning, he plops in a cream-colored leather recliner he’d moved along with a couch and a love seat the day before. Sitting in the back of his Pewee Valley consignment furniture store, Clover Cottage, Kevin Wirth smiles while recollecting his past sporting ventures. For more than 30 years, Wirth has been in the limelight, first as a Kentucky Derby jockey, then as a professional fisherman in which he earned over $1 million before he retired in February. He still has a hand in horse racing, but the rush isn’t the same.
  • Whitfield, Wright pick up region, state honors
    The South Oldham High School girls basketball team’s season ended with a loss to Walton-Verona in the eighth region championship game, but recognition for the Lady Dragons’ season isn’t over. SOHS senior Jasmine Whitfield has been named the eighth region’s co-player of the year, along with Owen County senior guard Rianna Gayheart, by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches. Whitfield has also been named a finalist for the Kentucky Miss Basketball award, which will be announced April 28.
  • Grand Stamm—LIVE! 3.23
    Guys and gals, welcome to our 15th Grand Stamm — LIVE! chat, set for Friday, March 23 at 1 p.m. I hope you enjoyed last week's chat, with Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Trevard Lindley, a former University of Kentucky star who's now training at the Oldham County YMCA in preparation for next season.
  • Martial arts students kick to gold medals
    The beginning of one of the top tae kwon do tournaments in the world didn’t go well for Kendall Yount. A student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do in Crestwood, Yount faced a 6-0 deficit in her first round bout. But Yount came back to win the match on her way to capturing a gold medal in the 14-17-year old middleweight division Feb. 21-24 at the U.S. Open tae kwon do championships in Las Vegas. Another student at Kentucky Tae Kwon Do, Dana DeYoung, also won a gold medal in the 33-40-year old middleweight division.
  • South comes up short again in region tourney
    LAWRENCEBURG — There’s been only one team in the eighth region that’s been able to claim superiority over the South Oldham High School girls’ basketball team. On Sunday afternoon, it happened again. Despite cutting a 12-point deficit to one with over a minute to go, the Lady Dragons again couldn’t catch Walton-Verona, falling 52-47 in the eighth region championship game at Anderson County High School.
  • Colonels pull away late to claim district over South
    BEDFORD — As a missed shot by Oldham County High School senior guard Parker Simpson caromed off the rim, senior guard Kerry Smith came leaping in towards the rim un guarded from the left post. Smith attempted to dunk the ball but lost the handle. The ball popped up in the air as high as the top of the backboard and swished through the net on its way back down.