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South Oldham

  • KHSAA boys soccer quarterfinals: South breaks through to semis for first time
    LEXINGTON – South Oldham is playing deeper into the postseason than ever before thanks to a group of veterans who’ve been playing together for years and a newcomer who didn’t join the team until this season. Junior foreign exchange student Jonas Prenn scored the Dragons’ first two goals Saturday and his teammates helped shut down Rowan County in a 4-0 South win in the KHSAA quarterfinals at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium.
  • KHSAA girls soccer quarterfinals: Rowland gets record, South gets to semifinals
    LEXINGTON – Before Saturday, two South Oldham girls soccer milestones had been in place for nearly 15 years. Kristal Menard’s 111 goals were the most in school history. And South’s 2001 state championship was the last time the Lady Dragons had advanced past the state quarterfinals. Both of those statements are now history.
  • Football: South outlasts Bullitt Central in 3 OT’s
    South Oldham needed three extra periods to beat eight-win Bullitt Central on Friday night. The Dragons (7-2) finally prevailed 49-42 in the third overtime when Ethan Reinert intercepted a Cameron Dukes pass to seal the win in Shepherdsville. Reinert, a senior, had caught a two-point conversion pass moments earlier that tied the game at 42 at the end of the second overtime period.
  • Friday football primer: Teams set to finish regular seasons
    It’s tune-up week for the county’s three football programs. North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham will all play their regular season finales Friday before beginning the state playoffs on Nov. 7. For OC and South, Friday is a chance to fine-tune things and go into the playoffs with some momentum. North will have that objective Friday too, but can also improve its playoff seeding with a win and a little help from a school in a neighboring county. North Oldham
  • Region XC meets to be run Saturday
    Boys and girls cross-country teams from all three schools will run their respective region meets on Saturday. North Oldham’s boys will run the Class 2-A, Region 3 meet at 11:30 a.m. in Shelbyville at Collins. The Mustangs will be without top runner Trenton Fryman, who will sit out this meet to rest for the state meet Nov. 8, coach David St. Louis said. David Terkula, Alex McClarty and the rest of the North team is still expected to win.
  • State boys soccer: Dragons move on to quarters
    GOSHEN – South Oldham’s first state tournament test Tuesday was an aggressive, undefeated Fern Creek team. The Dragons handled that test to advance to the state quarterfinals for just the second time in school history. Junior Chris Martin scored two goals and teammate Jonas Prenn tallied the other as No. 5 South beat No. 15 Fern Creek 3-1 in a first round match at North Oldham. The Dragons (14-6-3) advanced to the round of eight for the first time since 2009.
  • State girls soccer: Four Lady Dragons score in comeback win
    GOSHEN – South Oldham mounted a complete team effort to overcome a halftime deficit and continue its season Monday night. Sarah Ashy, Stephanie Rowland, Kailey Oliveros and Erika Laws all scored as the the Lady Dragons beat Mercy 4-2 in a state tournament first round match played at North Oldham. No. 8 South (20-4) scored three of those goals in the final 30 minutes after trailing 2-1 at halftime.
  • State soccer: South teams learn first-round opponents
    South Oldham’s boys and girls soccer teams figured out on Saturday night who they’ll be playing this week in the first round of their respective state tournaments. The No. 8 Lady Dragons will take on Mercy at 7 p.m. Monday at North Oldham. The Jaguars beat Bullitt East 3-0 on Saturday night in the Region 6 final. South (19-4) clinched a spot in the state tournament with a 3-1 win against Anderson County on Thursday in the Region 8 championship. The Lady Dragons didn’t meet Mercy (14-11-1, Maher Rankings No. 31) in the regular season.
  • Region 8 boys soccer: South beats North for championship
    SHELBYVILLE – The first two times No. 12 North Oldham and No. 8 South Oldham met this season, close games and tough play fueled the rivalry between the two squads. Meeting for the third time last Thursday at Collins with the Region 8 title on the line, the play was still rough but not as close as South Oldham came out with a 2-0 victory, punching a ticket to the state tournament.
  • Region 8 girls soccer: Rowland nets three, South wins region
    VERONA – South Oldham enjoyed four relatively stress-free matches to begin its postseason. Stephanie Rowland and the Lady Dragon defense allowed South to enjoy a fifth Thursday night. Rowland scored three first-half goals and the No. 8 Lady Dragons beat Anderson County 3-1 at Walton-Verona in the championship game of the Region 8 Tournament. South (19-4), whose 395 wins are the most among all Kentucky high school teams, will go back to the state tournament for the first time since 2009.