South Oldham

  • Friday football primer: South hosts Scott in important district game
    Scott at South Oldham, 7:30 South Oldham put itself behind the proverbial 8-ball by losing its Class 5-A, District 5 opener on Sept. 26 to Conner. But the Dragons (5-2, 2-1) played themselves back into the mix for a district crown with a 21-9 road win Oct. 3 at Grant County and 27-21 home victory last week over Cooper. South will close its district slate when it hosts Scott (5-1, 1-1) at 7:30 p.m. in Crestwood.
  • District 29 girls soccer: Rowland scores 100th, South eliminates OC
    CRESTWOOD – Stephanie Rowland reached a milestone while helping keep her team’s season alive on Wednesday night. Rowland assisted one goal and scored another as South Oldham beat Oldham County 2-0 in a District 29 semifinal match in the rain at Dragon Stadium. Rowland’s goal was her 100th at South. She didn’t have much reaction to the milestone, saying, “I play forward, so I guess I’m supposed to score.”
  • Boys soccer: New position, same production for Lister
    Christian Lister’s been on the field for South Oldham’s varsity ever since he was a ninth-grader for the Dragons. He started out his career as a defensive player for South and moved to central midfield, where he was third on the team in goals in 2012 and second on the team in 2013. Coach Kenny Burke wanted to try Lister at a third position for his senior year – forward.
  • Volleyball: Grimm gets 300th win
    South Oldham volleyball coach Amy Grimm won her 300th career match with the Lady Dragons on Friday, beating Bishop Brossart 2-0. Grimm, a five-year varsity volleyball letter winner and graduate of South (’96), has been playing and coaching volleyball since she was five.   She started her playing career at St. Aloysius Elementary School prior to playing her middle and high school ball at South Oldham.  
  • Soccer: District 29 Tournament rescheduled
    Rain showers that hit Oldham County on Monday and Tuesday mornings have forced the District 29 soccer tournament to be rescheduled. The tournament, which was scheduled to start on Monday night at Oldham County, will now begin Wednesday night. South Oldham and Oldham County's girls soccer teams will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at OC in the first semifinal. North Oldham and OC's boys teams will play their semifinal match after that.
  • Soccer: District semifinals postponed
    The District 29 soccer semifinals scheduled to be played Monday night at Oldham County have been postponed due to subpar field conditions. OC was scheduled to host South Oldham in the girls semifinal at 6 p.m., with the boys semifinal between North Oldham and OC to follow. The district finals were scheduled to be played Wednesday night, with the winner of the girls semifinal playing North at 6 and the winner of the boys semifinal playing South at 8.
  • Football: South holds on for key district win
    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham went into its game Friday against Cooper in search of a complete performance. The Dragons put together solid four-quarter efforts to begin the season with wins against Collins, Anderson County and Oldham County, but couldn’t sustain success in their last three games – losses to North Oldham and Conner and a win against Grant County. As senior linebacker Connor John described it, South got back on top of a roller coaster Friday against Cooper.
  • Boys soccer: Dragons, Bulldogs play to scoreless draw
    CRESTWOOD – Defense wins championships, and on Thursday night No. 2 Paul Laurence Dunbar and No. 9 South Oldham showed why they’re both favored to win their respective region championships and contend for a state crown. The Dragons and Bulldogs played to a 0-0 draw at Dragon Stadium in each team’s regular season finale. Both sides produced quality chances but neither could break completely through the other’s defense and goalkeeper.
  • Cross-country: Cole Dowdy, Searcy claim county titles
    BUCKNER – The Oldham County championships Wednesday went to prove just how even cross-country competition is in the county this season. Host Oldham County won the girls championship after the Lady Colonels got the advantage over North Oldham and South Oldham thanks to a tiebreaker. South Oldham won the boys title over North Oldham, placing four runners in the top five. South swept the individual titles, with sophomore Hallie Searcy winning the girls 5K and junior Cole Dowdy winning the boys championship.  
  • Football: Dragons snap losing streak, beat Grant
    DRY RIDGE ­– South Oldham wasn’t perfect Friday but it did enough to break a two-game losing streak. Senior fullback Kevin Kuriger rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown and the Dragons took a 21-9 win at Grant County. South (4-2, 1-1 Class 5-A, District 5) had a punt blocked for a safety, missed a field goal and fumbled four times in the second half. But the Dragon defense stood tall, giving up just five first downs outside of a third-quarter Braves touchdown drive.