South Oldham

  • 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.
  • 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.